19 Oct 2021
TeleRetail was founded in 2014 in Switzerland, providing outdoor logistics automation solutions to large industrial companies. TeleRetail is now headquartered in Germany, and has expanded subsidiaries in the US and the UK. The core products include its proprietary Aito AutoPilot autonomous driving system and automated vehicles of different sizes.
19 Oct 2021
The Biggest Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles
Every company testing autonomous vehicles in California must report any collision to the California DMV. The new IDTechEx report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042" provides analysis on this data, spanning the last two and a half years' worth of the reports. It is not looking good for human drivers.
17 Sep 2021
Barriers Fall Unleashing Autonomous Cars in 2021
The new IDTechEx report, "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042", discovers that level 3 autonomous vehicle technology has been ready since 2017- so where are the autonomous vehicles? The answer lies in unclear liability rules, which have turned out to be a massive headache for automakers like Audi, Tesla, GM, Mercedes, and others.
14 Sep 2021
Join the Upcoming Webinar - Autonomous Car Market Gaining Traction
Wednesday 15 September 2021 - This free webinar covers: an introduction to the levels of autonomy; the mixed impact of COVID-19; autonomy in the private car market; robotaxi sensor suite and leading players; and sensors and sensor trends.
31 Aug 2021
Why Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050
Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx's new report "Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022-2042". By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world's mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving?
23 Aug 2021
Package Delivery Robots' Environmental Impacts
Whether a robot or a person delivers your package, the carbon footprint would essentially be the same, according to a study that could help inform the future of automated delivery as the pandemic fuels a dramatic rise in online shopping.
9 Aug 2021
DiDi is a Chinese ride-hailing company that has been working on autonomous robotaxis.
29 Jun 2021
Waymo is a leader in autonomous driving technology and a subsidiary of Google.
31 May 2021
Autonomous Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is 2-3 Years Away, For Real
"Autonomous cars will be here in 2 years" has been a standard sentence from the industry for the past 5 years or so. Now there is good reason to expect autonomous ride-hailing services to hit our roads within 3 years. So, what has happened in the last year in the world of autonomy to give this confidence boost?
13 Apr 2021
COVID-19 as a Driver in Autonomy
Last years pandemic sent shockwaves through the automotive industry and will certainly have had in impact on the future of the industry. In this article technology analyst Dr James Jeffs reviews the impact that COVID-19 has had on level 4+ mobility as a service testing and key players. Top autonomous players such as Waymo and Cruise are considered and their progress last year reviewed. The major players are grouped according to their progress and technology maturity and predictions are made about the outlook of autonomous testing during the remainder of 2021.
29 Oct 2020
Daimler Trucks & Waymo: Development of Autonomous Sae Level 4 Trucks
Daimler Trucks and Waymo partner on the development of autonomous SAE Level 4 trucks. Their initial effort will combine Waymo's industry-leading automated driver technology with a unique version of Daimler's Freightliner Cascadia, to enable autonomous driving.
21 Oct 2020
Waymo Opens Fully Driverless Service to General Public in Phoenix
Five years ago this month, Steve Mahan, the retired director of the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, who lost his sight years before, took the world's first ride in a self-driving car on public roads. Since that first ride Waymo has been hard at work to bring the Waymo Driver to more and more people.