TAG SEARCH RESULT: Autonomous Vehicles

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January 12, 2018

GM's Autonomous EV Will Exclude Steering Wheel, Pedal

GM filed a safety petition with the U.S. government for the approval of an autonomous car that does not feature a steering wheel, pedals or other manual controls.

January 9, 2018

Kia’s Mobility Plan Includes 16 New Electrified Vehicles

Kia has outlined its mobility plans for the future, which includes a focus on autonomous and connected car technology, and the introduction of 16 new advanced powertrain vehicles by 2025.

January 8, 2018

Toyota Reveals New Mobility Alliance, Concept Vehicle

Toyota revealed an autonomous concept vehicle and a mobility alliance that are designed to meet the future demands of evolving business applications and transportation services resulting from changes in mobility.

December 14, 2017

Ford Locates Self-Driving Unit in Historic Detroit

Ford Motor Co. is setting up its electrification and autonomous vehicle teams in a historic building in the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit, and will begin operations in early 2018, the company announced.

December 1, 2017

GM to Launch Autonomous EV Ride-Hailing Service

The company reveals its plans for a large-scale commercial fleet of self-driving electric vehicles.

November 17, 2017

Volkswagen to Invest $40B+ on EVs, Autonomy

Volkswagen AG will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) in the next five years to revamp its vehicle lineup to include a heavier push of battery-electric vehicles, autonomous driving features, and ride hailing systems, the company has announced.

November 13, 2017

Tesla's Musk Teases 'Mind-Blowing' Truck Launch

In a weekend tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised that the launch of his new, all-electric truck this week would blow onlookers' heads "right out of their skull."

October 11, 2017

VW to Electrify Commercial Trucks in Europe

Volkswagen has developed a battery-electric powered distribution truck and is working on additional electric solutions for medium- and heavy-duty distribution transport for the European market.

October 11, 2017

DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.

October 6, 2017

GM to Show Hydrogen-Powered Truck Chassis to Military Buyers

General Motors has developed a medium-duty chassis cab truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for commercial buyers that the company is also pitching to the U.S. military, the company announced.

September 29, 2017

What’s Your Future Fleet Strategy?

While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.

September 19, 2017

South Australia Pushes for Autonomous EV Shuttle Bus

Navya and the South Australian government are working together on the development of completely autonomous, all-electric shuttle buses in the region.

September 12, 2017

NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to over-reliance on vehicle automation” are the probable cause of the May 7, 2016, collision of a tractor-trailer and a Tesla S sedan operating in autonomous mode.

August 29, 2017

Domino’s Testing Self-Driving Fusion Hybrid for Pizza Delivery

Researchers from Ford and Domino's will study how Ann Arbor, Mich., customers interact with the autonomous vehicle delivering their pizza order.

August 25, 2017

More Details Emerge on Tesla Electric Big Rig

Tesla's soon-to-be-unveiled all-electric truck will be a day cab model with a 200- to 300-mile daily operating range, according to a report by Reuters.

August 10, 2017

Telsa Wants to Test Self-Driving Class 8 Electric Truck in Two States

According to published reports, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reached out to California and Nevada DMV officials to set up tests of his all-electric Class 8 truck in platooning operations on public highways.

August 4, 2017

No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

A Swedish startup has unveiled a prototype electric truck that doesn't require a driver. In fact, there's not even a cab for a driver to sit in.

July 13, 2017

Audi's 2019 A8 Offers Highly-Automated Driving

Audi's 2019 A8 flagship sedan will offer Level 3 autonomous driving technology in a future called Traffic Jam Pilot that can take control of the vehicle in slow-moving traffic and control starting, accelerating, steering, and braking, Audi has announced.

July 10, 2017

Human Nature Prone to Take Advantage of Docile Autonomous Vehicles

The co-existence between autonomous and human-controlled vehicles (along with others who use public roads) will bring new issues into play, primarily because self-driving vehicles will be built to be inherently law-abiding and risk averse. As we approach this new era, the question is how seamlessly will autonomous and human-controlled vehicles co-exist? One thing is certain, as we trail blaze new ground, so too will we trail blaze new problems.

June 13, 2017

GM Builds Fleet of Self-Driving Bolt EVs

General Motors unveiled a fleet of 130 Chevrolet Bol EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology that it plans to "deploy at scale," the company has announced.

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