Driverless cars may seem the future of transportation and while there are some in development, it seems the autonomous vehicle will not become widespread anytime soon. While there has been significant strides in creating driverless cars, there are more than a couple of drawbacks that are keeping them from becoming ‘common’ on our roads, such […]
The Conservative Party will outline their plans to introduce driverless cars to British roads by 2021, with chancellor Philip Hammond set to make an announcement in Wednesday’s budget. Hammond’s announcement will mean that experts will be given the go ahead to start testing driverless vehicles in Britain without the legal implications that exist in the […]
So much of the interior of a car is defined – even restricted – by certain needs. You need to see, you need to steer, you need to be facing a certain way. And so whether you have a Maserati or a 1992 Nissan Micra, most of the stuff in your car will be the […]
2050: The future of driverless tech is driverless motorhomes, sleeper-cabs and better public transport
Ideas about driverless cars have been around nearly as long as cars, but the first real attempts were made in the 1980s when Carnegie Mellon University, Mercedes-Benz and Bundeswehr University Munich made valiant attempts. Into the 1990s investment and experiments continued: Carnegie Mellon University reporting a 98% autonomous 2,797-mile journey in 1995. In the last […]
Driverless car technology is racing from pipedream to reality but public confidence in the phenomenon is not keeping pace, according to new research. The majority of people (66%) would be uncomfortable travelling in a driverless car at 70mph, according to a new study by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. According to the findings, younger people […]
The new friendly face of self driving cars is set to be unveiled to the public by Daimler at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month. The self driving cars of the not too distant future, the Smart Vision EQ ForTwo, is a fully-autonomous vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals that passengers can hail […]
So much of the news is packed with articles saying things like ‘Driverless cars potentially coming to [insert place name]’ or ‘Driverless cars might mean…’ or ‘14 ways driverless cars will impact [insert anything]”. But what is ACTUALLY HAPPENING? Here are 16 things that happened in the world of driverless cars this month. Apple driverless […]
A driverless Range Rover Sport concept car has been developed as part of a £20 million Government-backed project aimed at keeping the UK in the fast lane when it comes to autonomous automotive design and innovation. The Range Rover Sport concept is a fully autonomous car that can safely negotiate traffic lights, T-junctions, roundabouts and […]
While some will argue that driverless cars are the future, others are keen to ensure they ill always be in control of their vehicle. Whilst that debate rages on there has been a lot of news recently about autonomous cars. So, in case you missed the last few weeks of driverless car news, here are 17 things […]
A start-up firm from Guildford in Surrey is going head to head with a glut of multinationals by developing a driverless delivery van called the Kar-Go. The Academy of Robotics founded by entrepreneur William Sachiti has has created the Kar-Go concept vehicle which will be unveiled in London on Wednesday, June 14. The Kar-Go controls […]
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