Domino’s trials autonomous pizza delivery
The world’s largest pizza company, Domino’s, has unveiled plans to deliver pizza autonomously using the Nuro self-driving delivery service.
Jaguar I-Pace cars in real-world testing
Jaguar I-Pace cars equipped with Waymo autonomous technology have been tested in public for the first time, it has emerged.
Florida to permit driverless AV testing
Florida’s Governor Ron DeSantis has upped the stakes in autonomous vehicle testing by allowing trials on state roads without back-up drivers.
Hyundai backs Aurora in self-driving platform plan
Hyundai has invested in US autonomous tech pioneer Aurora Innovation for a second time as part of its strategy to develop a self-driving platform for both the Hyundai and Kia brands.
Volvo, Uber unveil fully self-driving production XC90
Volvo Cars and Uber have unveiled a jointly-developed production car capable of driving by itself. The XC90 SUV is the first production car fitted with Uber’s autonomous systems.
Huawei reveals self-driving tech deal with with Audi, Toyota
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has revealed that it has a division working on self-driving artificial intelligence technology and has partnered with auto makers including Audi and GAC Toyota Motor to get autonomous cars on the road by 2021.
FCA teams up with Aurora on commercial vehicles
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has signed a deal with autonomous car technology technologists Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vehicles.
Apple breaks cover with self-drive startup purchase
Apple’s not-so-secret self-driving project has finally broken cover with the acquisition of the Drive.ai startup
'Ban human drivers' when self-driving cars become common
To maximise the benefits of autonomous technology, we must take the bold step of banning human drivers, argues Cardiff University Professor of Philosophy Jonathan Webber
The best place to test autonomous cars? Retirement villages
A tech start-up has discovered the perfect location for the real-world proving of driverless tech: retirement communities.
The puncture-proof tyre for autonomous cars
A puncture-proof tyre designed for the autonomous and shared-use future of mobility has been unveiled by Michelin.
$1m prize for ‘blockchain car’ ideas in smart cities
A US$1 million (€890,000, £780,000) prize is up for grabs for ideas which allow blockchain-connected vehicles to improve the urban environment in smart cities.
Driverless cars ‘can improve overall traffic flow by 35 per cent’
A study by researchers from the University of Cambridge shows that a fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 per cent.