The DfT says safety remains paramount, which is why it is supporting the industry with “full and proper trials and safe testing environments”.
Nissan has added ProPilot semi-autonomous driving assistance features to the Qashqai SUV range.
By Craig Smith research director of transportation security at Rapid7
Three-quarters (78%) of people broadly support the idea of driverless vehicles on city streets, provided they are safe and resistant to a cyber attack.
A UK trial of connected and autonomous vehicles has reportedly demonstrated that “parking difficulties” could be eliminated with the technology.
The European Commission publishes its proposal on the revision of the General Safety Regulation this May.
Elaine Herzberg was struck by the Uber vehicle when crossing the road in Tempe, a city east of Phoenix.
Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) is only standard on 7% of Ford, 14% of Vauxhall, 14% of Kia and 16% of Audi cars available in UK showrooms today.
The Government has commissioned a detailed review of driving laws to enable autonomous cars to be developed and tested in the UK.
Renault’s EZ-GO is the first in a series of concept vehicles that will outline its future development of autonomous shared electric vehicles.
Members of the public are being invited to test a fleet of driverless pods as part of a major research project.
Nissan will begin testing an autonomous taxi service in Japan in March.
The first use of fully connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) on public roads is set to take place in Oxfordshire, the Government has announced.
Lightfoot and IAM RoadSmart have been awarded a £1 million grant to support the development of connected vehicles in the UK.
New A8 has self-driving capability, but laws require amendment to enable its use.
Transport for London (TfL) needs to predict and prepare for changes in technology, according to a new report published today.
An expected announcement in March on new legislation mandating the latest safety technologies has now been delayed until May.
A fleet of five Hyundai cars have become the first hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to achieve level four autonomous driving.
Safety technology designed to avoid crashes helped the Volvo XC60 win the What Car? Safety Award, while the diesel XC40 was named What Car? Car of the Year.
Systems that mitigate driver errors and prevent accidents are now available on almost seven in 10 new cars, according to the SMMT and JATO Dynamics.
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