To fully make a transition into the driverless world, an ecosystem needs to be put into place to facilitate the functioning of these vehicles. Upcoming smart cities will need to connect vehicles and people to the surrounding environment to create a more sustainable and less congested world.
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Chinese transportation giant Didi Chuxing revealed that they have completed a series of driving tests for its autonomous cars, marking another milestone along its way in keeping up with the global craze towards self-driving vehicles. In a video showcased at the company’s annual meeting, Company CTO Bob Zhang made an … Read the rest
As the key stakeholders – the automotive industry, government and the public of Australia are considering the influence of driverless technology in the future. Given the recent decline in Australia’s car manufacturing industry there is an optimistic belief that driverless cars could see the creation of new skilled jobs in … Read the rest
Former Nokia’s Mapping Service – HERE Technologies now owned by a consortium of German auto-makers, has joined up with Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to map the city with high-definition technology in support of Dubai’s wider goals around self-driving, autonomous vehicles.
The emirate hopes to have a quarter of … Read the rest
Automakers do not advocate, condone or encourage drinking and driving of any kind, at any time. But will we one day strap safely into diesel-powered drunk tanks with backseat barstools? Or legally crack a cold one to pass the time during a traffic jam?
Self-driving-car researcher David Miller explains, today’s … Read the rest
Auckland-based company HMI Technologies’s self-driving subsidiary- Ohmio is set to deploy its first shuttles at Christchurch Airport later this year. HMI Technologies began moving into self-driving vehicles in late 2016 when its chairman and co-founder, Mohammed Hikmet, realized autonomous vehicles were the way to go. In January 2017, trials were … Read the rest
Future self-driving cars do not have to be pure electric vehicles, and Hyundai is determined to prove it. The South Korean automaker sent a convoy of five self-driving cars on a road trip from Seoul to Pyeongchang, site of the 2018 Winter Olympics. The cars drove a full 190 kilometers … Read the rest
With General Motors recently announcing that it has asked the US Department of Transportation for permission to put a fully autonomous car on the road by 2019, the race to develop Level 4 cars are on. But some automakers seem to holding back on this endeavor realizing the shape shift, … Read the rest
Automakers are accelerating towards a future of autonomous vehicles, but before self-driving cars take to the roads en masse, the road systems of the world need an upgrade. Real-time telemetry and data processing will be essential for self-driving cars to be able to navigate roads independently. With all that in … Read the rest
In a bold declaration by General Motors, the company announced that it plans to mass-produce self-driving cars that lack traditional controls like steering wheels and pedals by 2019. This statement will potentially draw immense attention on GM at the Annual Detroit Auto Show which is due to kick off next … Read the rest