Optimus Ride launches New York State’s first commercial Self-Driving Vehicle System

Optimus Ride launches New York State’s first commercial Self-Driving Vehicle System

Optimus Ride, a leading self-driving vehicle technology company, announced the launch of New York state’s first self-driving vehicle programme, located at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Yard), a 300-acre industrial park with more than 400 manufacturing businesses and 10,000 employees onsite.

LHP and PerceptIn partner to deliver Autonomous solutions for Microtransit Industry

LHP and PerceptIn partner to deliver Autonomous solutions for Microtransit Industry

PerceptIn, a company focused on robotic mobility and visual intelligence, and LHP Engineering Solutions (LHP), a global engineering services provider and technology integrator within the transportation industry have partnered to deliver autonomous modular solutions that will transform a traditional human-operated vehicle into a self-driving machine.

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 Austin-Bergstrom Airport begins Autonomous Vehicle testing

Austin-Bergstrom Airport begins Autonomous Vehicle testing

Travelers can now experience the latest in autonomous transportation technology as part of a new pilot programme at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).

7-8 October 2019

Coventry, United Kingdom

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Self-Driving shuttle Olli debuts in Rancho Cordova, California

Self-Driving shuttle Olli debuts in Rancho Cordova, California

Olli, the world’s first co-created, 3D printed, self-driving shuttle developed by Local Motors, made its debut in the City of Rancho Cordova at the White Rock Corporate Campus, a large business park that is home to 1,600 employees.

rFpro develops new technique to simulate the perception of vehicle sensors

rFpro develops new technique to simulate the perception of vehicle sensors

UK simulation software specialist, rFpro, has developed a new technique that helps to overcome the safety concerns around testing and developing connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) on public roads. By developing a physical model of the real world, known as the Ground Truth, rFpro can accurately test the vehicle’s perception of its surroundings, which has not been previously possible.

Kodiak Robotics begins first Freight Deliveries in Texas

Kodiak Robotics begins first Freight Deliveries in Texas

Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a startup developing self-driving technology to revolutionise long-haul trucking, announced that it has started making its first commercial deliveries with a safety driver behind the wheel. Kodiak achieved this milestone just 16 months after the company was formed. Kodiak also announced it will be supporting its growing testing and freight operations from a new facility in North Texas.

HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University celebrate three years of Autonomous Vehicle Centre

HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University celebrate three years of Autonomous Vehicle Centre

HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University are celebrating three years since the launch of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Automotive Research (CCAAR), with the landmark partnership supporting some of the UK’s most high-profile projects. HORIBA MIRA joined forces with Coventry University in July 2016 to open the automotive research centre at the MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton.

Autonomous NUSmart Shuttle begins service trial

Autonomous NUSmart Shuttle begins service trial

After 1.5 months of road testing, the fully autonomous NUSmart Shuttle began passenger service at the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Kent Ridge campus. This trial is part of a year-long study aimed at gauging the commercial viability of providing safe autonomous shuttle bus services.

RoboSense partners with ControlWorks to provide LiDAR Sensor systems in Korea

RoboSense partners with ControlWorks to provide LiDAR Sensor systems in Korea

RoboSense, a leading global supplier of LiDAR perception systems for autonomous driving, and ControlWorks, a leading provider of automotive electronics systems in Korea, announced a partnership to provide RoboSense’s Smart LiDAR Sensor Systems to Korean OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, etc.

DiDi spins its Autonomous Driving Unit into an independent company

DiDi spins its Autonomous Driving Unit into an independent company

China’s leading mobile transportation platform Didi Chuxing announced that it has upgraded its autonomous driving unit into an independent company to focus on R&D, product application, and business development related to autonomous driving technologies.

Ricardo and EU to assess impacts of autonomous driving on Europe’s automotive industry

Ricardo and EU to assess impacts of autonomous driving on Europe’s automotive industry

The automotive industry is one of the key sectors of Europe’s economy and its largest manufacturing industry, providing over 12 million direct and indirect jobs and representing about 5.6% of the EU workforce. It is also a leading source of technology development, giving rise to innovations that benefit many other sectors.

Intel and Baidu announce collaboration in areas of AI, 5G and Autonomous Driving

Intel and Baidu announce collaboration in areas of AI, 5G and Autonomous Driving

Intel and Baidu signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing the collaboration between the two companies in Baidu’s core business areas over the next three years.