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The island state city of Singapore is often hailed as the world’s premier smart city. With a 99% connectivity rate, robo-taxis and huge network of sensors providing a large pool of data for analysis, it is easy to see why the island is at the... Read more

Autonomous driving technologies are disrupting the business models for the traditional auto industry. In the past decade, we have seen tech giants like Google and Baidu, as well as mobility service companies such as Uber and Didi joining the race... Read more

Leonardo is continuing its progress towards innovation in autonomous flight through investing in Skydweller Aero Inc., a US/Spanish start-up that specialises in large-scale solar-powered unmanned air systems. The company's push is towards the... Read more

At the launch of Arm TechCon in San Jose, a group of leading companies from the automotive and computing industries announced the formation of the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC). The consortium, comprised of automotive, automotive... Read more

A consortium comprising of several major defence, communication and cybersecurity companies and high technology SMEs has submitted an application to the European Commission’s European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP) for the... Read more

A new milestone in the development of autonomous heavy vehicles has been passed with the development of a fully autonomous concept truck - with no cab - which was unveiled this week by Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania. Read more

The automotive industry has been widely automated for decades and has always been one of the first to introduce new, more advanced tools and machinery. Much of the hardware used has been relatively limited, at least when compared to many of the... Read more

France and Japan said this week that they have made an agreement to share information and look at deeper collaboration in next-generation automotive technology. The move has been touted by some as a means of repairing the tense alliance... Read more

Germany's air taxi, Volocopter, has flown a successful test flight at Helsinki International Airport being simultaneously integrated with traditional Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems as well as Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM)... Read more

Zenuity, the autonomous driving software company headquartered in Sweden, has become the first automotive company to team up with CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in the development of fast machine learning for autonomous... Read more

Industry is changing a lot these days. New concepts and systems pop-up continuously, and due to companies’ need to implement the best technology, a lot of things will change in a relatively short span of time... Read more

Cruise control was undoubtedly one of the most influential additions to the motor vehicle, allowing for the driver to put slightly less effort into their journey, with the car controlling their speed. The handy addition was actually developed more... Read more

In a widely anticipated move, car makers Ford and Volkswagen have announced the extension of their seven-month old partnership to cover autonomous and electric vehicles... Read more

The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines. Utilising NVIDIA’s end-to-end artificial intelligence platform for training, simulation and... Read more

In what has been described as a world first, an electric driverless truck has begun making daily freight deliveries on a public road in Jönköping, Sweden according to its developer, Einride, and DB Schenker, the logistics customer. Read more

Swedish car manufacturer Scania and the Nordic countries largest public transport operator, Nobina, are to collaborate on trials of autonomous buses on regular routes in Stockholm. Read more

L3 ASV announced the successful delivery of their C-Enduro long-endurance autonomous vessel to the UK's Royal Navy. The C-Enduro is used for military data gathering trials, especially by the Mine countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) Read more

Samskip, a leading European multimodal container logistics systems operator, is heading an ambitious initiative to develop autonomous, zero-emissions container ships that can also compete on cost. Read more

Finnish ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through a test area near Helsinki harbour, in order to demonstrate that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies. Read more

Polish national railway company PKP Cargo has announced it is joining forces with Pesa Bydgoszcz, the country’s leading manufacturer of railway vehicles, and the Institute of Rail Vehicles (IPS), to develop a dual-system autonomous locomotive. Read more

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