Ford and Vodafone are testing connected vehicle tech that can automatically warn other drivers of accidents ahead, clearing a path for emergency vehicles.
By Chris Crow head of network and technical services at Fleet Assist
Oxbotica has announced the completion of a £14 million investment from IP Group plc, Parkwalk Advisors and AXA XL to accelerate global growth.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google have announced a technology partnership to embed the Android operating system in vehicles from 2021.
A last-mile delivery concept using self-driving, electric pods called Ez-Pro has been unveiled by Renault at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany.
Ford will launch a telematics service early next year, while also opening up its vehicle data to third-party providers.
A significant knowledge gap in the understanding of connected and autonomous cars has been revealed in new research from Avis Budget Group.
In all, 90 local authority areas will have one or more stretches of road where there is no voice signal available.
New mobility models have to provide an irresistible vision, not just a practical alternative, to lure drivers away from private cars. By Jonathan Manning
Shifting passengers away from public transport and into self-driving cars may have the effect of increasing traffic volumes, warn experts
Range of transport options will minimise vehicle use as cities bid for Government funding. By Stephen Briers
By Arun Srinivasan head of Bosch Mobility Solutions UK and chairman of Roadsafe
Volvo has developed a system which will allow fully autonomous vehicles to communicate their intentions with human drivers to improve road safety.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US has invested more than £23 million to further the development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies.
ACIS’s chief executive Graham O’Neill has urged bodyshops to optimise the safety and earning potential of ADAS when autonomous vehicles come in for repair.
More than half (55%) of UK motorists would not consider buying an automonous vehicle, with safety topping their list of concerns.
The Government wants to enable a sea change in how people, goods and services are moved around the country by resolving barriers to data sharing.
Arval says fleets need to ensure drivers understand advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) to ensure that they make a positive impact on safety.
Jaguar Land Rover is studying how autonomous vehicles will interact with pedestrians by using virtual eyes to interact with them.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is using its fleet and finance expertise to support an autonomous vehicle project in the United States.
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