Technology news from the future
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WeRide demonstrates pre-commercial level 4 autonomous driving solutions
“Our demonstration of the Nissan LEAF 2 is a significant step forward in showing that WeRide can help bring reliable, safe autonomous vehicles to market."
20 Mar 2019
Introducing Spark & Ohmio's first 5G-connected driverless vehicle
Ohmio Automation and Spark are trialling the vehicle in Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct. The vehicle is connected to Spark’s pre-commercial 5G network.
13 Mar 2019
World's first all-weather autonomous bus to start work in April
A partnership in Finland has launched a new autonomous bus that can operate in any weather conditions - including the country's harsh winters.
12 Mar 2019
Tesla’s new tech enables cars to be charged in around 15 minutes
The tech giant has introduced the third generation of its ‘Supercharging’ technology that slashes charging times.
08 Mar 2019
Report finds automotive industry seriously wanting in cybersecurity
Findings from a new report have laid the automotive industry’s cybersecurity practices bare after highlighting critical cybersecurity deficiencies.
08 Feb 2019
Bringing autonomous vessels to the open water
The Aussies took silver at the Maritime RobotX Challenge, which saw entries from across the world competing with their self-driving tech on the ocean.
31 Jan 2019
This could be the future of ridesharing
When you hear the words ‘driverless vehicle technology’, the company Bosch may not immediately spring to mind.
18 Dec 2018
AWS offers devs tiny autonomous vehicles for machine learning
AWS DeepRacer puts reinforcement to the test - see what other machine learning services AWS now offers.
30 Nov 2018
Huawei’s AI chip for edge computing takes top honours at WIC
The World Internet Conference saw Huawei's powerful Ascend 310 chip come out on top.
08 Nov 2018
Meet ‘BB8’ – the vehicle that recognises your face
This 'BB8’ is nothing to do with the rollabout robot from Star Wars, but may well be one of the first vehicles to include facial recognition as a replacement for your car keys.
15 Oct 2018
Eye spy: Jaguar Land Rover trials 'eye pods' on autonomous vehicles
Some of us may wonder if we can trust one of those vehicles to stop for us when we’re crossing the road.
28 Aug 2018
Ridesharing and the future - are driverless cars enough?
Will driverless cars alone be enough to stop the continuing congestion in cities? Or does the answer already exist in our smartphones?
21 Aug 2018
Kiwis nervous about self-driving cars & electric vehicles, survey finds
Almost two-thirds of Kiwis are worried about autonomous vehicles, with women (74%) significantly more skeptical than men (56%).
14 Aug 2018
Chinese EV maker uses BlackBerry tech to create safer vehicles
Vehicles will be able to make sure critical systems are isolated and are able to run safely, even if there are problems with non-critical systems.
25 Jun 2018
Mandatory autonomous safety systems could save hundreds of Kiwi lives
AEB is already standard in many new vehicles sold in NZ but is not yet compulsory.
19 Apr 2018
Everything you need to know about autonomous vehicles
Vehicles can be categorised according to the ADAS features they offer and there are six levels of automation.
12 Apr 2018
Dell EMC’s HPC to cater for burgeoning autonomous driving data
Zenuity has just announced Dell EMC as a strategic partner to provide a managed high performance computing (HPC) environment.
03 Apr 2018
GTC18 - Keynote: the flash, the facts, the future
A roundup of Jensen Huang’s opening keynote at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2018, including an incredible remote driving reveal.
29 Mar 2018
Waymo and Land Rover collaborate on autonomous vehicle
The two companies aim to develop the world’s first premium self-driving electric vehicle.
28 Mar 2018
GTC18 - NVIDIA simulation will take self-driving car testing off road
NVIDIA is taking autonomous vehicle testing into the cloud with photorealistic simulation, aiming for a safer way to make self-driving cars a reality.
28 Mar 2018
The VW Bus is back, and it’s gone green
The I.D. Buzz is the second EV concept that VW has revealed for production.
14 Mar 2018
Airways to pilot flying taxi tracking software
Airways has announced the development of a nationwide, unmanned aerial vehicle traffic management system to prepare NZ for the flying car future.
14 Mar 2018
Huawei uses AI-powered smartphone to autonomously drive a car
The ‘RoadReader’ project pushes the boundaries of Huawei’s object recognition technology.
27 Feb 2018
Trend Micro & Panasonic launch mission to advance connected car security
The two companies aim to thwart cyber risks that jeopardise connected car safety - particularly security in ECUs and infotainment systems.
15 Feb 2018