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 […]
A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been set up to boost awareness of the benefits and opportunities of electric and automated vehicles.
Scania has used its modular system to develop a driverless, battery-powered concept vehicle that can be used for multiple urban purposes, from ferrying commuters to delivering parcels and collecting refuse.