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How driverless cars will change our world

Source: BBC = How driverless cars will change our world It's a late night in the Metro area of Phoenix, Arizona. Under the artificial glare of street lamps, a car can be seen slowly approaching. Active sensors on the vehicle radiate a low hum. A green and blue 'W' glows from the windscreen,...

‘Autonomous vehicles’ tops Lux Research list of emerging technologies

Source: Robotics and Automation News. The category of 'Autonomous vehicles' tops a new list of 12 emerging technologies for 2021 produced by Lux Research. The research company says that, after a tumultuous 2020, organizations need to 're-examine their outlook on what emerging tech innovations...

How effective curb-side management can help cities solve challenges

Intelligent Transport spoke with Adam Warnes, Khristian Gutierrez and Anil Mahendra from Passport to learn how cities can address wider policy goals, like tackling congestion and poor air quality, by better managing their curb-side operations. Click here to find out more.

Automated Driving Systems: Understanding Future Collision Patterns

This study considered a scenario where traditional and autonomous vehicles coexist on UK roads – looking specifically at one and two vehicle collisions. It concluded 22% of collisions – in which one of the vehicles was replaced by a ‘level 4’ automated vehicle – could be avoided. This type of...