Tag: automobile manufacturing

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

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

World’s First All-Weather Autonomous Bus Rolls Out in Finland

The ‘Gacha,’ unveiled in Finland last week, is the world’s first fully-functioning all-weather autonomous shuttle bus. Most autonomous vehicles require great weather and clear roads to function, which means they can’t drive during certain, less pleasant times of the year. But a new robot bus has been designed to drive even in heavy rain, snow,…
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19th March 2019 0

Canadian Government Invests $40 Million Into BlackBerry For Autonomous Cars

It’s not hard to imagine that in the future, self-driving cars will become the norm. This isn’t a surprising development as self-driving cars will most likely lead to safer roads as cars will (mostly) be driven at uniform speeds, and will probably have quicker reaction times compared to human drivers who can sometimes be distracted.…
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19th February 2019 0

UK has key role in autonomous vehicle development, says Fox

Cutting-edge automotive technology such as autonomous and low-emission vehicles are playing a key role in the success of the UK car industry, international trade secretary Liam Fox said at CES 2019. Speaking at an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) at CES 2019, Fox said the sector was at the…
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11th January 2019 0

Ford, Volkswagen To Partner On Electric & Autonomous Cars

The world of automobile manufacturing is in flux, driven by the winds of change created by Elon Musk and his band of merry pranksters. Some established companies may disappear in the next decade, consigned to the dustbin of history along with such former brands as Packard, Plymouth, and Pontiac. At the same time, there is…
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2nd November 2018 0