Working In The Field

One of Voyage’s operators (not me) preparing one of our vehicles for testing. I am spending most of today “in the field,” at The Villages, San Jose, where Voyage is preparing to launch a driverless robotaxi service for senior citizens. This is my first trip to The Villages, and my first time riding in a Voyage… Read More »

Mobileye, Transdev ATS and Lohr Group to Develop and Deploy Autonomous Shuttles

Mobileye, an Intel Company, Transdev Autonomous Transport System (ATS), part of Transdev Group dedicated to autonomous mobility solutions; and Lohr Group, a mobility solutions manufacturer, today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and deploy autonomous shuttles. The companies are integrating Mobileye’s self-driving system into the i-Cristal electric shuttle, manufactured by Lohr Group, with plans to… Read More »

Driving on the cutting edge of autonomous vehicle tech

In October, a modified Dallara-15 Indy Lights race car programmed by MIT Driverless will hit the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. The Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC) is the world’s first head-to-head, high-speed autonomous race. It offers MIT Driverless a chance to grab a piece of the $1.5… Read More »

Driverless electric bus hits the road in Spanish city of Málaga

Self-driving vehicle can interact with traffic lights and is the first project of its kind in Europe A new driverless electric bus has begun operating in the southern Spanish city of Málaga, in the first such project in Europe. The bus, which began running on Saturday, is equipped with sensors and cameras and links Málaga’s… Read More »

2020 saw ‘significant organizational growth and progress in autonomous vehicle market’, says industry group

2020 saw “significant organizational growth and progress” in the autonomous vehicle market, according to the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium, a global group of automotive and technology industry leaders cooperating to help accelerate the delivery of automated and assisted driving compute solutions. AVCC members have finalized two key foundation documents, new working groups have kicked off… Read More »

Motional operates driverless vehicles on public roads in Las Vegas

Motional is operating driverless vehicles on public roads, becoming one of the world’s first companies to do so. The inaugural testing took place in Las Vegas this month and consisted of multiple driverless vehicles safely navigating intersections, unprotected turns, and interactions with other road users, including pedestrians and cyclists. In pursuit of this milestone and… Read More »

Bosch partners with Microsoft to develop cloud platform for vehicles

Bosch is teaming up with Microsoft to develop a software-defined vehicle platform to enable the “seamless integration” of cars and the cloud. The companies say the goal of this collaboration is to simplify and accelerate the development and implementation of vehicle software throughout a car’s lifetime in accordance with automotive quality standards. The new platform,… Read More »