Driverless Cars

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The pace of the hyper connected world is set to exponentially accelerate with the introduction of pervasive 5G networks and Wi-Fi six enabling unprecedented bandwidth possibilities as connectivity and digital transformation moves beyond humans and devices to the realm of machine-to-machine. Addressing the audience at Cisco Live in Melbourne, Irving

The South Australian government has today launched a six month trial of a self-driving electric bus, dubbed Olli, which will travel between two new transit hubs in Adelaide’s beachside suburb Glenelg. Olli was built by Local Motors, which has also created the first 3D printed car and has partnered with

As the auto industry embraces electric and self-driving vehicles the war for talent is set to intensify, with manufacturers searching for candidates with deep expertise in AI, robotics and a passion for cars.   Over the coming decade the US mobility industry will create 30,000 jobs for engineers with degrees

What do we want driverless cars to do in unavoidable fatal crashes? Today researchers published a paper The Moral Machine experiment to address this question. To create data for the study, almost 40 million people from 233 countries used a website to record decisions about who to save and who

Holden is recruiting 150 Australian engineers to expand General Motors’ research and development operations in Australia. The Melbourne-based team will be embedded in GMs’ global Advanced Vehicle Development division, which is building the company’s electric and autonomous cars of the future. The new recruits, made up of graduates and experienced

Uber self driving car

The US National Transportation Safety Board has released a damning preliminary report on the fatal crash in March between a cyclist and a driverless vehicle operated by Uber. The report does not attempt to determine “probable cause”. Nevertheless, it lists a number of questionable design decisions that appear to have

Uber’s self-driving vehicle which struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona earlier this year had detected the woman prior to the crash, but the car’s emergency braking system had been disabled. In March, the modified 2017 Volvo XC90, which was operating in autonomous mode with a driver behind the wheel,

Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technology company Cohda Wireless has opened an office in Shanghai to supply China’s rapidly developing markets for smart cities and autonomous cars. China is a global leader in developing smart city technology as its national government aims to encourage information-rich connected systems to improve the liveability

The race to market for widespread driverless cars may be on, but that doesn’t mean we’re anywhere near a deployable reality. Much of the initial hype has settled down, and the claims made by manufacturers and startups with regards to timelines have moderated. As the key stakeholders – the automotive

Last week John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO of BlackBerry unveiled BlackBerry Jarvis, a cybersecurity software product for automakers, in a keynote address at the North American International Automotive Show. Built on the company’s decades of cybersecurity expertise and proprietary technology, Jarvis is a cloud-based static binary code scanning solution