Keep abreast of the latest developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, the Smart Cities revolution and the transport industry with our roundup of the most important stories from around the world.
Veoneer has announced their joint-venture for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving software, Zenuity, has received approval for self-driving tests on public roads in Sweden. Transportstyrelsen, the Swedish Transport Agency, has approved...read more
The Arizona company nuro have announced the launch of the first unmanned delivery service. In partnership with the digital shopping pioneer Kroger, nuro will deliver groceries to people in Scottsdale, Arizona using the R1, a self-driving, unmanned on-road vehicle....read more
The UK Government announced on Friday that electric car chargepoints are to be smart by July 2019. All government funded home chargepoints for electric vehicles must use innovative ‘smart’ technology from July 2019, the government announced today (14 December 2018),...read more
SmartCitesDive has reported that the City of Calgary in Alberta, Canada has unveiled four new smart city initiatives, designed to make use of sensors and the internet of things to improve air quality, disabled services, climate and speed of play on its golf courses....read more
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 hasn’t moved...read more
The BBC have reported that Tesco will start to provide free charging for electric cars from next year. The report states that Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen, plans to install almost 2,500 charging bays at up to 600 stores by 2020. A standard 7kW charger will be...read more
Amazon has announced a fully autonomous scale race car to help developers with automotive ML. The announcement states "AWS DeepRacer is a 1/18th scale race car which offers an interesting and fun way to get started with reinforcement learning (RL). RL is an advanced...read more
Under the UK government's Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, £3M will be made available to fund research projects to investigate how businesses can make best use of artificial intelligence in law and insurance, and additionally how consumer attitudes to AI are...read more
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...read more
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