Driverless Vehicles Archive

Electric, self-driving shuttle announces U.S. launch at CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas yesterday, French company Induct Technology announced the U.S. launch of its electric, self-driving shuttle Navia. Navia has

Shutdown will delay NHTSA’s vehicle-to-vehicle research

Among the “most surprising consequences of a government shutdown” noted by ABC News yesterday was one that potentially affects the unmanned systems industry — namely,

Tesla Motors enters the race for a (nearly) autonomous car

The past few years have seen an explosion of interest in the idea of the autonomous car, with traditional automotive manufacturers, university-based research teams

Nissan says Autonomous Drive commercially viable by 2020

Yesterday we reported that ABI Research predicts driverless vehicles will start to appear in North America by the beginning of the next decade. That

Study: North America to ship 10M robotic vehicles in 2032

Fully driverless vehicles may be as little as 10 years away — at least according to a new study by ABI Research. According to

AUVSI president discusses the future of unmanned systems

When Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, it set the clock ticking toward the day when unmanned aircraft systems must

Survey: Safety top consumer priority for driverless cars

It will be years before driverless cars are available to the public thanks to technological and regulatory hurdles, but a new survey suggests that

Volvo self-parking concept car acts as your own personal valet

In the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recent policy statement on automated vehicles, the group defined five different levels of automation — from “no

NHTSA statement sheds light on automated vehicle policy

Yesterday, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a preliminary statement of policy concerning automated vehicles. The statement says NHTSA is encouraged by