Toyota’s research division has announced plans to use satellite imagery to create automated high-definition maps for its autonomous vehicles.
Driverless cars are on their way, and if Elon Musk is to be believed you could be hitching a ride in an autonomous taxi as early as next year.
It’s no secret that the world’s forests are under threat.
An improved delivery drone design that ensures that unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can carry more than previous models and fly in increasingly precarious conditions has been patented.
With the number of young people owning cars dropping rapidly, on-demand transportation services are growing in popularity.
The Swedish Transport Administration Trafikverket has announced plans to build an electric road that can charge vehicles while they drive along it on the island of Gotland, Sweden.
The UK has come out on top as the country with the biggest mass-market potential for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) – but only if the Brexit roadblock is removed.
A collection of leading Chinese tech companies have partnered to test Didi Chuxing in China’s ride-hailing market.
GPU maker NVIDIA has created software for autonomous vehicles that adds an extra safety net to prevent collisions.
Ride-hailing company Lyft has announced an initial public offering in which 30.77 million shares will be sold between $62 and $68 per share.
Uber used a spyware application to lure drivers away from a rival competitor, effectively shutting the company out of the emerging ride-sharing market.
The US Secretary of Transport Elaine Chao has announced a new council aimed at bringing Hyperloop technology to the US.
After announcing at the end of last month that it would be closing all of its retail stores, Tesla has made a u-turn.
The total investment in driverless technology is $100 billion to date, but money cannot necessarily buy the public’s trust.
What is claimed to be the world’s first full-size autonomous electric bus has been launched today.
With delays, long queues and paper documents to lose, air travel can be a stressful experience, and with the number of airline passengers expected to reach 8.2 billion by 2037, this is only set to get worse.
Travel tech firm Citymapper has announced a London travel pass designed to rival the Oyster card.
The Nissan x OPUS camper uses second-life EV batteries to power off-grid activities so that passengers can stream boxsets on a projector screen in even remote parts of the world for seven days.
Companies such as Google’s Waymo are testing robot cars on Californian public roads, and reports to the Department of Motor Vehicles there show that human intervention is needed on average every 14 miles.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are undoubtedly the biggest change facing the global automotive industry, but although the hype surrounding the technology is at its height, when it comes to their implementation, some countries are more prepared than others.
Self-driving cars are learning how to recognise and predict pedestrians’ movements with better accuracy, by focusing on people’s gait, body symmetry and foot placement.
People are more likely to program an autonomous vehicle to behave cooperatively with other cars than if they were driving themselves, a US study suggests.
Although the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) is essential to lower carbon emissions, the rise in their number could put extra pressure on the national and local electricity grid.
The Swedish Transport Agency Transportstyrelsen has given Volvo self-driving cars venture Zenuity approval to begin testing driverless cars on public roads.
As the self-driving car revolution chugs along, it appears that the British public isn’t quite ready to take things into second gear.
Computer vision-powered mapping startup Mapillary has successfully put more than 186 million features on a global map, a vital step in the move towards wide-scale use of autonomous vehicles.
With technology expected to have a revolutionary impact on the automotive industry, car manufacturers have been focusing their attention on developing the vehicles of the future in recent years, with driverless technology, electric vehicles and smart features at the forefront of research and development.
Virtual personal assistants (VPAs) such as Siri and Alexa are expected to proliferate vehicles over the next five years, with markets analytics company IHS Markit forecasting some 700 million software platforms to be in cars by 2024.
Japanese automotive manufacturer Nissan has created an augmented reality (AR) interface that allows drivers to “see the invisible”, by blending the real and virtual worlds to create an in-car experience that is both safer and more enjoyable for drivers.
A driverless car that can read how you feel and adjust the environment through all five senses is being unveiled by Kia at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.