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UK's Leading Autonomous Vehicle Show

Autonomous vehicle tests underway in London

Over the last few years, the development of technology has led to several trial runs of autonomous vehicles. In the London trials, safety drivers will be in the vehicles at all times and have the ability to take control of the cars if necessary. Supervised autonomous vehicle tests have started in two London boroughs, according…
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4th April 2019 0

Abaco Announces Obox Evaluation Platform to Minimize Time, Cost and Risk of Developing Autonomous Military Platforms

• Pre-integrates underlying data acquisition, processing and visualisation functionality • Leverages best-in-breed technologies from Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx to deliver 14 TFLOPS • Supports AI, machine learning for leading edge applications HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— March 26 2019 Today at AUSA Global Force (Booth 128: Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala:  March 26 – 28) Abaco announced the Obox,…
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3rd April 2019 0

Honda, Hino hitch ride with self-driving car service venture of SoftBank, Toyota

TOKYO (Reuters) – Honda Motor and Hino Motors are joining a venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor that will develop self-driving car services in Japan, as alliances between automakers and tech firms broaden. Under an agreement, Honda and truck maker Hino, in which Toyota owns a majority stake, would each invest around 250 million…
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2nd April 2019 0

Autonomous Vehicles and the Importance of Blending In

Driving seems like second nature for most individuals, even as hazards and potential pitfalls spring up around them. The experience of merging onto a speeding, overcrowded highway is so common, the frustration tends to fade away mere minutes later. At that moment, however, as cars are weaving in and out of lanes – practically pushing…
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1st April 2019 0

Fisker plans to launch $40,000, 300-mile electric SUV in 2021

Fisker is jumping into the electric-crossover fray, announcing Monday plans for a new model that will have a 300-mile driving range and a starting price below $40,000. Sales to customers are expected to begin in the second half of 2021, and the company promises a “drivable prototype” of the new model will be revealed before…
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29th March 2019 0

Robot valets are now parking cars in one of France’s busiest airports

Stanley Robotics says its self-driving valets are more efficient than their human equivalents Next time you head to the airport in France there might be a robot waiting to pick up your car. French firm Stanley Robotics has been trialling its self-driving robot valets for a few years, and this week started its first full-time…
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27th March 2019 0

Study Reveals Apple, Tesla Most Trusted To Make Driverless Cars, Volkswagen Invested the Most

The total investment in driverless technology is $100 billion to date – but the companies that are adding millions (and billions) of dollars to the pot might surprise you. An independent survey of 1,000 people across the UK to find who the driving public trust to make driverless cars, comparing brands by their place in…
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26th March 2019 0

Peloton’s 9 Safety Principles for Truck Platooning

As it gets closer to announcing the availability of commercial truck platooning, Peloton Technologies laid out the details of how its two-truck platooning system, PlatoonPro, works to ensure safety and security in a new report. Peloton Founder and CEO Josh Switkes told reporters that the report is “all about transparency” for drivers, fleets, law enforcement,…
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25th March 2019 0

On The ‘Edge’ With Driverless Cars

How soon will it be before you pull up at a stop light in your car, and the car next to you has no one behind the wheel? Maybe sooner than you think. One of the most interesting conversations I’ve had in recent months is with Bryan Mistele, founder and CEO of INRIX, the Seattle-based…
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22nd March 2019 0

New Ability to Update HD Maps Lets DRIVE Mapping Chart Safer Course for Autonomous Driving

Sensors and onboard computers help self-driving cars see, plan and act. With NVIDIA DRIVE Mapping software, they can also make sure vehicles stay on the right path. DRIVE Mapping allows vehicles to navigate anywhere in the world. It uses maps from partners such as Baidu, HERE, TomTom, NavInfo and Zenrin to localize vehicles to high-definition…
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21st March 2019 0