Latest autonomous vehicles publications
With autonomous vehicles becoming ever smarter, autonomous and prevalent on the world’s roads, drivers who previously had to have both hands on the wheel can now lounge in leisure from the comfort of their driver’s seats.
What will road users of the not-so-distant future do with all their newfound car freedom? Experts expect us to catch up on emails, conduct meetings, tune into Netflix and so on, essentially extending our work and leisure lives into the cabin.
But UK researchers have been working on a slightly different project that will be music to the ears of the world’s autonomous car-owning gamers, but lead to a few raised eyebrows in road safety circles: turning windscreens into displays for VR multiplayer in-car gaming.
The Department of Transport and industry bodies will work together to create safety and technology standards for driverless cars A programme to help create industry standards for autonomous vehicles has been unveiled in the hope of accelerating the successful rollout of self-driving cars in the UK. The scheme has been launched by the Department for… Read More
Kitty Hawk is backed by Google co-founder Larry Page Aerospace firm Boeing has announced plans to work on self-flying taxis with an American start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page. The company will collaborate with Kitty Hawk on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility, with a focus on providing its aerospace expertise to… Read More
Cambridge University students used scale model robotic cars to carry out their study A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall vehicle flow by at least 35%, a study has suggested. A team of researchers at Cambridge University programmed 16 miniature robotic cars to drive around a two-lane… Read More