Tag Archives: Autonomous Vehicles

Nissan plans staged introduction of autonomy

ProPilot will be the first stage of autonomous drive technology to be introduced in 2017 by Nissan on the new Qashqai. New legislation for insuring self-driving cars in the UK will have a significant role in the adoption and integration …

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The key stages of autonomous development

Thatcham Research provides details of each step in the development of fully autonomous vehicles and the expected timescale. In response to the Queen’s speech which took place on 18th May and which introduced the new Transport Bill, which includes acceleration …

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Future motoring to feature at Auto Engineering event

Toyota is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Japan with its vision of future technologies for advanced mobility. Advanced communications technology, enhanced hybrid fuel systems and the latest safety equipment will feature on the 4th generation Prius, which will be …

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Partnership for automonous vehicle vision systems

Kyocera and Tessera Technologies have entered a partnership agreement for the development of intelligent automotive vision systems. Tessera Technologies subsidiary, FotoNation, has partnered with Kyocera in the development of advanced, intelligent, vision systems for automotive applications. Within the partnership agreement, …

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UK design students take autonomous interior challenge

Industrial design students from London are working with Renault on understanding the impact of autonomy on vehicle interior design. Renault has collaborated with Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London to offer MA Industrial Design students the exclusive opportunity …

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German car maker invests in Artificial Intelligence

Volkswagen is taking a stake in scientific AI institution to expand its research into vehicle safety and automation. DFKI, the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, has received investment from German vehicle manufacturer, Volkswaken, which hopes to benefit from the …

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Public invited to take part in automated vehicle trials

TRL is inviting members of the public to register to take part in driverless vehicle trials taking place this year in the London Borough of Greenwich. Registration is now open for members of the public wishing to take part in …

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Volvo demonstrates autonomous mining truck

A fully autonomous construction vehicle used in the mining industry is being demonstrated in Sweden by Volvo. Part of a wider research and development project into autonomous vehicles conducted by Volvo, a new heavy goods vehicle is being unveiled by …

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Collision avoidance system for Frankfurt trams

Trams in Frankfurt have received approval for an electronic driver assist system that automatically applies the brakes to prevent an imminent collision. Drawing on its extensive expertise in providing Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) for the automotive industry, Bosch is …

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Vision of the connected car of the future

Bosch unveils its future transport connected car with a vision of automated driving and the vehicle as a fully connected personal assistant. Attendees of the re:publica event taking place this week in Berlin will get a glimpse of the future …

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