Post Tagged with: "Self Driving Cars"

Daimler & Bosch team up to create ‘Robo-Taxis’

Daimler & Bosch team up to create ‘Robo-Taxis’

Daimler (parent company of Mercedes-Benz), and their partner Robert Bosch have teamed up to create a series of self-driving cars primarily aimed at the production of ‘robo-taxis’, as early as 2020. The companies would combine expertise in car making, sensors and software so that people in a specific part of town could order a shared car through their smart phone. The self-driving car […]

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First Australian Electric and Driverless Bus starts in Perth.

First Australian Electric and Driverless Bus starts in Perth.

The electric and self driving bus has commenced operation in Perth in Australia’s west. The ‘RAC Intellibus’ started carrying passengers and interacting with traffic on 31st August, on a route down the busy South Perth Esplanade. ‘We anticipate this first step in exploring driverless technology will start a conversation on further trials, research and collaboration, which will increase WA’s understanding of […]

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Tesla Under Investigation after AutoPilot Fatal Crash

Tesla Under Investigation after AutoPilot Fatal Crash

In what could be a `game changer’ for auto-piloted self-driving cars, a fatal crash in the USA involving a Tesla S is under investigation. It was reported this morning that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a US Traffic Safety Body, is conducting an investigation into 25,000 Tesla Motors Model S vehicles after a driver was killed whilst using the autopilot mode of one of […]

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Holden Plant in South Australia Hopes to Manufacture Driverless Cars

Holden Plant in South Australia Hopes to Manufacture Driverless Cars

South Australia’s Premier Jay Weatherill, has unveiled a plan to lobby General Motors HQ in the USA to allow his home state Holden plant to make Driverless cars! You see the SA Premier Mr Weatherill, is currently on a 2 week long trade mission in Pittsburgh and stopped into the Carnegie Mellon University to see the latest in its driverless car research. He is […]

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Driverless Bus Trial in Australia

Driverless Bus Trial in Australia

Driver-less Buses may soon be a reality on Australian roads if a trial in Western Australia completes successfully. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said that the trial will take place in a private driving center initially, however the plan is for the shuttle to take to Perth roads as soon as the trial completes. The bus itself is a small shuttle that is fully […]

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