The California Department of Motor Vehicles is considering new regulations to allow driverless cars without back-up drivers to be tested on its roads, according to the BBC. Currently 27 manufacturers have a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, but State
Global Traffic Technologies, LLC (GTT) has contracted with the city of Inglewood in California to provide the city with its Opticom™ traffic preemption solution. Opticom works alongside intersection controllers to help ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections rapidly and
Do Otto’s trucks drive themselves or not? Otto, started by some veterans of Google’s self-driving car project, makes a kit to retrofit commercial tractor-trailers for autonomy. The San Francisco startup owned by Uber orchestrated and publicized an autonomous trip by
Alphabet Inc’s Waymo said its fleet of self-driving vehicles logged more than 600,000 miles last year on public roads in California, while rival Tesla Inc reported operating autonomous vehicles for just 550 miles on public roads since last October, according
Bob McQueen reports from Indian Wells, venue for the 2016 ITS California Annual Meeting. He talks to Axiomtek’s Charles Cha, Justin Cox from GRIDSMART and Trafficvision’s Ray Keys and Joel Shindeldecker. Have a listen below.
It’s the Wild West for self-driving cars and it’s never been more apparent than at the world’s first autonomous car track day. The two-day event took place at Thunderhill Raceway Park in Willows, California, three hours outside of San Francisco. It’s
One of the new autonomous vehicle startups in Silicon Valley, Drive.ai, has been awarded a license to test autonomous vehicles in California, making it the 13th company to be granted a license in the state. The Mountain View-based firm, which received
While the potential benefits of automated vehicles are receiving well-deserved attention, there is significant uncertainty as to what the regulatory framework will look like for this exciting technology — particularly from an operational and safety standpoint. All eyes are on the