Final push for US autonomous car bill

Final push for US autonomous car bill

The Verge has reported that lawmakers is the US are trying to pass the country’s first regulatory framework for autonomous vehicles. The report states that “The AV START Act is sponsored by the Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD), but...
Volvo launch groundbreaking LiDAR at AutoMobility LA 2018

Volvo launch groundbreaking LiDAR at AutoMobility LA 2018

Volvo Cars and Luminar, a leading start-up in the development of core sensing technology for autonomous vehicles, are demonstrating the most advanced LiDAR sensor and perception capabilities to date at this year’s Automobility LA trade show in Los Angeles.   The...
Rio Tinto close to ending driver-led freight trains

Rio Tinto close to ending driver-led freight trains

The Financial Times has reported that Rio Tinto, the Anglo-Australian mining conglomorate expects to deploy close to 100 per cent driverless trains by the end of 2018, which they believe are safer as well as being less costly to operate. Rio Tinto reported the...
Forth Bridge to host five autonomous buses

Forth Bridge to host five autonomous buses

Project CAV Forth, led by Fusion Processing, has secured a £4.35M grant to develop a high capacity Autonomous Bus Pilot Service across the iconic Forth Bridge. The project will convert five full-size Alexander Dennis single decker manually driven buses into autonomous...