Cruise can now test driverless vehicles on the streets of San Francisco

Cruise, the self-driving car subsidiary of GM that also has backing from SoftBank Vision Fund, Honda and T. Rowe Price & Associates, has been issued a permit from California regulators that will allow it to test driverless vehicles on public roads in San Francisco. The California DMV, the agency that regulates autonomous vehicle testing in… Read More »

Toronto will trial automated shuttles from Local Motors in new pilot program

The city of Toronto is going to start operating autonomous shuttles on a trial basis, through an agreement with Local Motors that will see that company’s Olli 2.0 all-electric self-driving shuttle ferry passengers beginning in Spring 2021. The trial is being conducted with Pacific Western Transportation, a transportation operations company, and each ride over the… Read More »

ServCity: A project making autonomous mobility a reality in the UK’s cities

ServCity, the UK’s newest autonomous mobility service research project, has launched this month to help cities solve how they can harness the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and successfully incorporate them into a complex urban environment. ServCity is jointly funded by government and industry, the government’s £100m Intelligent Mobility fund is administered by the Centre for… Read More »

Baidu Apollo showcases fully automated driving capability at Baidu World 2020

Baidu, Inc. recently displayed Fully Automated Driving during Baidu World 2020, which is the company’s annual technology conference that was held in cooperation with CCTV. With Apollo’s new Fully Automated Driving capability, the AI system can independently drive without a security driver inside the vehicle, a breakthrough which will accelerate the large-scale deployment of autonomous… Read More »