The Law Commission of England and Wales is currently undertaking a far-reaching review of the legal framework for driverless cars… and insurers are keen to contribute.
The deadline for submissions
The motor industry is notoriously fond of an acronym and here’s a new one which might just catch on: CASE.
In this case, C stands for connected, A for autonomous and E for electric, but there’s
Ford Europe has posted a new video highlighting an innovative approach to autonomous vehicle testing:
Drivers frequently use hand gestures (!), head nods and eye contact to communicate with other
There’s a story doing the rounds this week that autonomous cars “aren't coming anytime soon”.
Well, here in the UK the government is planning public road trials without safety drivers.
Recycling company First Mile has released this striking image of how London’s Oxford Street could look if we fail to tackle air pollution.
Two technologies being championed to avoid such a dystopian
We profiled various “other driverless vehicles” in our recent bikes, trucks, bots and planes article, well here’s another one… and it has a great name: the roboat.
So far, only small prototypes
Addressing the vital question of what driverless cars should do in no-win crash situations, an AA survey of 21,000 UK drivers found that 59% would rather put themselves in harm’s way than risk more lives.
Being able to have a beverage and leave the car in charge of the journey home is often cited (mainly by people in the pub) as one of the key benefits of driverless tech.
However, according to a report
This article, a version of which first appeared in the July 2018 issue of IMI Magazine, was the spark for Cars of the Future. IMI editor, Tim Kiek, said: “I've featured articles on autonomous vehicles