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Tag : Driverless cars

Green light given for London driverless car data gathering

2 months ago / 0 comments

FiveAI, a company leading the UK’s charge to develop technology for driverless vehicles, is introducing data gathering cars on the streets of the Boroughs of Bromley … Read More »

First autonomous cars due on UK roads in 2021

11 months ago / 0 comments

The UK government is investing £200m to bring autonomous vehicle R&D to the UK, anticipating that the first cars will reach the market within four years.

Projects receive funding to test automated vehicles in live traffic

12 months ago / 0 comments

Four projects that will test connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology have scooped £51m in government funding.

UK government accelerates connected and autonomous vehicle development

1 year ago / 0 comments

The Government has launched a new co-ordination hub for the testing of Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies as it pushes ahead with plans to make the … Read More »

Today in Fleet – Friday 18 August

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… No benefit to driverless cars, new study finds A new study has found that drivers fail to  the benefits automated … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

1 year ago / 0 comments

This week’s top fleet industry stories… Hyundai takes wraps off next-gen hydrogen-powered SUV Ahead of its official launch early in 2018, Hyundai has provided an early … Read More »

Driverless cars still need human input, research shows

1 year ago / 0 comments

Autonomous cars won’t have the edge over human drivers until every vehicle can communicate with each other and predict what’s happening over the horizon, according to … Read More »

Survey reveals significant public support for driverless cars

2 years ago / 0 comments

New research reveals broad public support for driverless vehicles on Britain’s roads although concerns remain over how they will be deployed.

Government plans for single insurer model for autonomous vehicles

2 years ago / 1 comments

The Department for Transport has announced plans to push ahead with developing a single insurer model for autonomous vehicles to cover both the driver and the … Read More »

Driverless cars welcome for morning commute but not school run

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brits would be happy to use driverless cars when commuting to work but wouldn’t trust them to transport their kids.

First public trials of self-driving cars start in UK

2 years ago / 0 comments

Self-driving vehicles have undergone trials on UK streets for the first time today (11 October).

Driverless cars to account for half of UK new car market in 25 years’ time

2 years ago / 0 comments

Autonomous cars will transform motoring in the UK over the next few decades, a new report finds.

Fleet industry urged to start autonomous driving dialogue now

2 years ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being urged to start taking action to navigate the various different ‘stepping stones’ towards fully autonomous cars to address the challenges that each new … Read More »

Volvo kicks off Drive Me autonomous project

2 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s Drive Me autonomous driving project has get underway with the production of the first car for the trial.

Three out of four drivers say driverless insurance should cover hacking

2 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 74% of drivers think insurers should provide cover for damage caused by hackers accessing control systems in driverless cars. That’s according to a … Read More »

Insurance policies should cover manual and automated driving, say ABI and Thatcham

2 years ago / 0 comments

Drivers should be able to buy a single motor insurance policy to cover both manual and automated driving when the first automated cars arrive.

Ford to mass-produce driverless cars for ride sharing in 2021

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ford is to start mass-producing driverless vehicles for ride-sharing services from 2021.