Could driverless vehicles become the norm in UK streets from 2021?

The UK Government is seeking views about a system which can control all of a vehicle’s movements without the driver having to do anything

Will autonomous vehicles increase US transport energy use?

Light-duty cars are expected travel around 3.3tn miles by 2050 – 18% higher than last year

Majority of public ‘support idea of safe driverless vehicles’

People also want reassurance the autonomous vehicles are resistant to cyber attacks, research finds

New Parliamentary group to raise awareness of EVs among MPs

A new Parliamentary cross-party group is to help raise awareness about the benefits of autonomous and electric vehicles (EVs) among MPs. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Electric and Autonomous Vehicles aims to raise the profile of EVs and automated vehicles and discuss the charging infrastructure rollout, opportunities for new manufacturing, emissions reduction, international trade […]

UK provides £25m for driverless vehicle tech

The third research and development competition for connected and autonomous vehicles has been launched. Up to £23 million is being made available for collaborative research and development projects and up to a further £2 million for feasibility studies. Innovate UK said the projects need to come up with technical solutions for connected and autonomous vehicle […]