The United Kingdom parliament is currently debating legislation that will extend the requirement for motor insurance to include owners of self-driving vehicles. When it becomes law, insurers will be liable for accidents caused by self-driving vehicles of insured owners in the same way as they are currently liable for accidents caused by insured drivers of […]
Major market-changing developments related to the development and production of autonomous vehicles.
The technology revolution taking place on land with the advent of driverless vehicles also looks set to transform sea transport. In the near future, we are likely to see some large vessels – whether remotely piloted or fully autonomous ships – navigating oceans with nobody on board. So predicts Oskar Levander, vice president of Innovation, […]
Heathrow airport in London recently showcased a driverless bus made by Navya, a French company that specializes in developing electric autonomous systems. The event – which was reported and filmed by IBTimes UK – marks the first time that a Navya ARMA fully autonomous, electric shuttle bus has been demonstrated in the United Kingdom. Driverless […]
There are over 14,000 taxis that operate in New York City, however, researchers at MIT found that 98 percent of taxi demand in the Big Apple could be served by just 3,000 four-passenger cars. The findings of the research suggest that ride-sharing services, such as those provided by Uber and Lyft, could help curb traffic […]
Already home to Silicon Valley, could California be about to spawn Robot Valley – a new global tech region dedicated to automation? A champion for the cause – in the shape of a professor in San Diego – certainly hopes so, as he anticipates the future of robots in our lives. Hired in July to […]
Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc has spun off its self-driving car project into a new company called Waymo. Waymo says its mission is “to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around.” Waymo is “determined to improve transportation for people around the world” by building on self-driving technology developed over eight […]
The Robocar is an amazing autonomous racing car, an incredible futuristic creation that is unlike anything we have ever seen on a race track before, said Formula E, officially the FIA Formula E Championship, a class of auto racing that uses only electric-powered cars. Roborace is a partnership between Kinetik, an investment fund that is […]