New standards for autonomous vehicles to prevent defects and ensure they are safe from cyber attacks have been announced by the government. The assurance system, called CAV PASS, will first focus on enabling the advanced trialling of self-driving vehicles and aims to eventually help assure the safety and security of these vehicles for their mainstream sale and use. Such advanced trials may include those without a human operator in the loop at all times, or the assessment of novel vehicle […]
Trials on British roads involving platoons of autonomous HGVs have been put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.
Haulage and logistics can forget a return to pre-pandemic sales unless it embraces the “low touch economy”, with investment in autonomous vehicles, localised supply chains and contactless delivery processes, according to a new report.
DFDS will be the first operator to use autonomous vehicle, Vera, in a delivery operation on public roads, Volvo Trucks’ has said.