Could fully driverless cars hit UK roads this year?

New advanced trials could remove the need for a dedicated driver to be present

Picture of a fleet of autonomous cars with banners on the background.
London and Edinburgh to trial self-driving buses and taxis

They will assess technical performance as well as explore how driverless technology can seamlessly integrate into society

Tesla rival Nikola Motor unveils hydrogen-powered truck

It will be aimed at the European market and is expected to start production in 2022/23

Siemens launches field test for driverless EVs in Germany

A highly automated single-seat car and a shuttle bus will be used to research the interplay of intelligent infrastructure and the vehicles

Addison Lee confirms collection for autonomous taxis by 2021

The ride-sharing app said it plans to introduce driverless cars to London within three years

Volvo’s low emission efforts keep on truckin’

It autonomous ‘Vera’ vehicle aims to slash emissions and boost productivity in logistics operations

Autonomous inspection droids overhead!

SSEN and Williams have teamed up to develop safe and efficient power line maintenance robots

Uber halts self-driving tests after woman’s death

The company said it is “fully co-operating” with Tempe Police and local authorities as they investigate this incident

Driverless car crash – who’s responsible?

The three-year review will examine legal obstacles to the widespread introduction of self-driving vehicles before being rolled out in the UK

UK plans ‘complex’ 200-mile driverless car trial

  A driverless car project is aiming to attempt a complex journey across country roads, high speed roundabouts and motorways in the UK. Dubbed ‘HumanDrive’, the 30-month autonomous vehicle project, which will have no driver input, will use the latest artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and emulate a “natural” human driving style. Before being introduced to […]