Month: August 2020

UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

Driverless tech firm secures UK funding for 5G truck project

Autonomous travel tech company StreetDrone has secured UK Government funding as part of a consortium tasked with delivering an autonomous logistics capability to Nissan’s Sunderland car plant. The grant, from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport will power development of 5G connected and self-driving 40-tonne trucks capable of moving parts and assemblies between Nissan’s…
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UK in danger of slipping behind on autonomous vehicle readiness

In the latest Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index (AVRI) the UK ranks in ninth position – down two places on last year – as it warns the country is in danger of falling further behind with physical and digital infrastructure developments as other countries advance. Compared to last year’s ranking, the UK has slipped two places,…
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Self-Driving Tech Is Becoming a Game of Partnerships

BUILDING A SELF-DRIVING car was never going to be easy. But Karl Iagnemma says he didn’t expect it to be this hard. “Vehicles are these massively complex systems, and to [build self-driving cars], we need to integrate them with another very complex system and do it in a way that’s reliable and cost-optimized. It’s really, really hard,”…
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