Intelligent Transport’s Leah Hockley considers how far away the industry is from utilising autonomous vehicles in everyday public transport and how the sector is working to reassure users that the technology does not sacrifice passenger safety.
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Waymo is encouraging riders to give honest and complete feedback on their experiences as it looks to develop its technology further in one of the U.S. most famous cities.
The Heriot-Watt University-led Radiate project has published a new dataset that will support the development of autonomous vehicles that can operate safely in adverse weather conditions.
The UK Government-backed project will test its autonomous vehicles on Birmingham’s busy road network as it looks to advance driverless technology in the UK.
The Synectics webinar will outline just how crucial collaboration between transport operators is when it comes to improving passenger experience, especially data-sharing.
Sensor technology has been deployed in Hamburg to test whether traffic lights can be optimised to reduce wait times for all road users, while also protecting the most vulnerable on the city’s streets.
New study suggests self-driving cars are ready to be accepted in Finland at least – as long as they are safe and secure, according to a new study.
Driverless robotaxis have been launched in Beijing in what is an industry first for the autonomous vehicle sector, as Baidu hopes to have a fully operational driverless taxi service in place for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
Self-driving cars could be seen on the UK’s motorways this year as the DfT looks set to allow new automated technology to be used in slow moving traffic.
Lyft has decided to sell its autonomous driving division to Woven Plant Holdings, which is a subsidiary of Japanese motoring manufacturer Toyota.
Dr Martin Kagerbauer and Christian Klinkhardt explain the thinking behind the new autonomous bus trial underway in Germany and explain what the next steps for the project are.
Dubai’s transport authority says it wants a quarter of journeys in the UAE city to be smart and driverless by 2030, as it launches the second edition of its Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport competition.
A team of researchers in Germany have come up with a safety system that could warn drivers of autonomous cars that they will have to take control up to seven seconds in advance.