Connected Transportation News

Volocopter’s 4-Seater Aircraft Takes First Flight

German eVTOL developer Volocopter has successfully tested its four seat fixed wing passenger aircraft, the VoloConnect. The eVTOL VoloConnect completed its first flight in May 2022, and takes the [...]

Uber and Waymo partner on future logistics

Uber Freight and Waymo have agreed to connect their technologies and deploy trucks powered by Waymo’s autonomous driving tech across the Uber Freight network at scale. The agreement envisages [...]

WeRide boosts power of self driving sensor suite

Chinese self-driving tech company WeRide has released a new generation of its sensor suite. The new suite, WeRide Sensor Suite 5.0 has been fully tested and has begun trial [...]

Kodiak simplifies autonomous truck maintenance

Self driving trucking firm Kodiak Robotics has reduced the maintenance overhead on its autonomous trucks to the same level as conventional trucks of the same size. The company has [...]

MooVita introduces new ADAS innovations

Singapore based urban mobility developer MooVita has introduced new ADAS features in the latest version of its MooBox technology. MooBox’s ADAS capabilities are powered by the “Hailo-8 edge-AI Processor,” [...]

Niagara picks Parsons to improve cross-border traffic

NITTEC, the body tasked with improving flow of goods and people across the most important crossing point between the US and Canada, has appointed Parsons to provide an AI-based [...]

Luokung V2X & Digital Twin for Puxin Highway

Chinese HD mapping firm Luokung affiliate eMapgo has been picked to provide V2X and digital twin technologies for the smart highway section at Heze of the Puyang-Yangxim motorway, which [...]

Toyota develops connected and aware cabins

Toyota has unveiled technology for cabin awareness that uses millimetre-wave 4D radar to detect and track occupants, both human and animal. If any occupant is left behind, it can [...]

Hyundai autonomous Pacific Ocean crossing

A Hyundai equipped 122,000 tonne LNG carrier, the PRISM COURAGE, has become the first large ship to complete a transoceanic voyage using autonomous navigation. The 180,000 square metre ultra-large [...]

SafeAI & Siemens convert heavy trucks to autonomy

Siemens is collaborating with heavy equipment machine learning specialist SafeAI to build a fleet of zero emission autonomous heavy vehicles for Japanese construction major Obayashi Corporation. SafeAI began working [...]

Bosch invests in China’s WeRide

German car parts maker Bosch is investing in Chinese Level 4 tech company WeRide. The two companies plan to jointly develop autonomous driving (AD) software. The cooperation will accelerate [...]

AVL, Clemson accelerate ADAS/AD R&D

AVL is collaborating with the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) to advance methods for autonomous driving research. As part of the collaboration, CU-ICAR will be home [...]