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Driverless Roborace car crashes during Buenos Aires 0

A pioneering race between two driverless cars has ended with a crash at the Roborace competition in Buenos Aires. The unfortunate vehicle misjudged a corner and crashed at high speed. Its competitor meanwhile successfully completed the race and clocked an impressive average speed of 116mph. “One of the cars was trying to perform a manoeuvre,(…)

The UK Government and Driverless Cars 0

The automotive world has moved towards the creation of autonomous cars at an alarming rate. We now see the likes of cruise control, assistive braking and autonomous parking, so we expect to see cars being fully autonomous within this decade. But with this, there are obvious concerns and laws which need to be met. So(…)

Land Rover Jaguar’s Autonomous Vehicles 0

With the recent news concerning the British government’s direction on autonomous vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover have just stated their intentions for their future in the driverless vehicle world. With the autonomous industry now including multiple start ups and huge technological and motoring companies, it is worth £900 billion and looks set to increase. Because of(…)

Driverless Lorries to be tested on UK roads 0

“Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry… Who’s driving that lorry?!” Autonomous lorries will hit UK roads later this year, it has been announced. Up to 10 lorries – driving just metres apart from each other – are to be tested on British motorways, signalling the start of driverless testing in the UK. The test is(…)

Google looking at wireless charging for autonomous cars 0

Not content with just making their cars driverless, Google are looking at making their cars plugless. With autonomous driving the phrase on every industry insider’s lips at the moment, Google are leading the charge in developing a sustainable, practical and very viable plan to ensure driverless technology does not remain a hypothetical. Alphabet, Google’s parent(…)

Google’s autonomous tech considered an acceptable ‘driver’ in America 0

A major roadblock in the way of driverless technology becoming a reality has been taken down, giving the autonomous cars the green light to speed up its production. The ruling by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) means that the autonomous software would, by federal law, be considered an acceptable enough ‘driver’ to safely(…)

Microsoft and Volvo team up for driverless future 0

Microsoft and Volvo have announced they’re joining forces to reach the goal of autonomous vehicles. With the driverless car being the new go-to technology companies are investing in, these two heavyweights are hoping a joint venture will get them there faster. Not only are they working towards this innovative technology, but Microsoft is already lending(…)

Live in luxury in a Mercedes while it drives you around 0

Yes, that’s right. You can live the high-life inside a Mercedes as it drives you around. If you weren’t aware of the developing world of autonomous technology, Mercedes’ F015 Luxury in Motion model is certain to make you realise how serious it’s getting. The luxury German car manufactures have revealed a new concept car which(…)