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  • Asleep at the virtual wheel 17 Nov 2017 23:10 The Australian Ready or not, here they come: driverless cars are set to merge into our collective lanes. What we once saw as a futuristic — and perhaps to many, an unrealistic — ideal became a stark reality with Elon Musk recently tweeting that a software update which …
  • US company promotes truck 'platooning' in Australia to cut long-haul costs 16 Nov 2017 22:50 ABC.net.au Posted November 17, 2017 09:23:02 Australia's expanse of open road is being eyed off by a United States start-up business developing software it says will make long-haul driving safer and cut fuel costs. The technique, called platooning, utilises …
  • Hands-free driverless testing “5 or 6 years away” for Victoria 31 Oct 2017 13:23 Car Advice Revised regulations could allow autonomous vehicles on California roads without a human minder in the driver seat next year, but it could be five or six years before we see similar tests on local roads. Proposed changes to the California DMV Driverless …
  • Automated vehicle security must be addressed: House of Reps committee 11 Sep 2017 07:46 SmartPlanet.com Issues around data ownership and security, safety ethics, legal liability and insurance, and the future of employment need to be addressed before Australians will be comfortable with automated vehicles, the House of Representatives Industry, Innovations, …
  • Safety first, then self-driving cars 07 Sep 2017 13:31 iTnews Australia Truly autonomous vehicles that roam the streets unaided, collecting and depositing passengers on command, might be many years away, but the component technologies are already being deployed in production vehicles and will progressively make driving easier …
  • VIDEO: Telstra and Cohda Wireless in Australian-first V2P tech trial 26 Jul 2017 05:49 iTWire Telstra and Cohda Wireless have “successfully conducted Australia’s first test of Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) technology over a mobile network in South Australia.” The groundbreaking trial demonstrated vehicles “interacting directly with pedestrians’ and …
  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, July 4th 05 Jul 2017 11:39 KHQ JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Strange sea creatures that resemble large pink thimbles are showing up on the coast of southeast Alaska for the first time after making their way north along the West Coast for the last few years. Scientists say the creatures are …
  • The very Australian problem of roos and driverless cars 23 Jun 2017 23:07 ABC.net.au Posted June 24, 2017 08:28:12 Driverless car makers are discovering a unique problem as they begin to test the vehicles in Australia. It turns out the unusual way that kangaroos move completely throws off the car's animal detection system. "We…
  • Driverless cars: Kangaroos throwing off animal detection software 23 Jun 2017 22:28 ABC Canberra Posted June 24, 2017 08:28:12 Driverless car makers are discovering a unique problem as they begin to test the vehicles in Australia. It turns out the unusual way that kangaroos move completely throws off the car's animal detection system. "We…
  • Driverless cars could transform regional Australia 15 Jun 2017 15:43 ABC Rural For most people, imagining a future with driverless cars means conjuring images of gleaming ride-share fleets shuttling commuters across big city CBDs. But the technology also has the potential to transform lives of regional and remote Australians, as a …
  • Driverless cars could transform regional areas 15 Jun 2017 14:00 ABC For most people, imagining a future with driverless cars means conjuring images of gleaming ride-share fleets shuttling commuters across big city CBDs. But the technology also has the potential to transform lives of regional and remote Australians, as a …
  • Driverless cars could transform regional Australia, if telecommunications woes solved 15 Jun 2017 05:19 ABC Canberra For most people, imagining a future with driverless cars means conjuring images of gleaming ride-share fleets shuttling commuters across big city CBDs. But the technology also has the potential to transform lives of regional and remote Australians, as a …
  • Telstra: Regional mobile regulation important for autonomous vehicles 04 May 2017 06:48 PC Magazine Telstra has said that provided certain regulatory settings for regional telecommunications coverage remain in place, it will continue expanding its mobile network for the benefit of Australia's autonomous vehicle industry. While conceding that mobile …
  • Driverless bus trial in South Perth attracted more than 2,000 participants 22 Mar 2017 01:22 SmartPlanet.com Image: RAC More than 2,000 people have participated in Australia's first driverless electric bus trial in South Perth. The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) of Western Australia kicked off the trials in August last year with support from the state …
  • Australia lagging on autonomous vehicle initiatives: Telstra 15 Feb 2017 03:18 PC World Telstra says the government should implement policies that promote the uptake of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies, warning that compared to Europe and North America, Australia is lagging when it comes to initiatives involving connected and autonomous …
  • UK autonomous vehicles leader heads ‘down under’ 25 Jan 2017 07:33 The Manufacturer.com One of the UK’s leading forces in autonomous vehicles, RDM Group, has invested in its first international facility in a bid to tap into a $90bn global opportunity. According to RDM Group, the opening of a technical office at Flinders University campus in …
  • Telstra joins industry initiative to explore ‘truck platooning’ benefits 12 Oct 2016 11:58 iTWire Telstra is partnering with US-based automated and connected vehicle technology company Peloton Technology and the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI)  to explore the safety and fuel efficiency benefits of truck platooning for Australia. The …
  • New Australian partnership to focus on truck platooning 12 Oct 2016 04:50 PC World Truck platooning — road freight vehicles travelling in a tight convoy, co-ordinated by vehicle-to-vehicle communications — is set to come to Australia, with the West Australian government backing fleet trials in the state. The Australian Driverless …
  • Aussies want driverless cars for when they're tired, bored or drunk 11 Oct 2016 06:10 Mashable Australians like the idea of driverless cars, but first they want to take a look under the hood. Preliminary results from a national study undertaken by the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) suggest Australians are fairly keen to give up the …
  • Majority of Australians ready for a driverless future: ADVI 11 Oct 2016 03:12 SmartPlanet.com Seven in 10 Australians trust autonomous vehicles to take over when they feel tired, bored, or physically and mentally incapable of driving manually, according to a study by the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI). More than 5,000 Australians …
  • Driverless car acceptance growing in Australia, but further community education needed 10 Oct 2016 14:08 Car Advice Before the first self-driving car has even gone to market, a new study suggests a significant proportion of buyers will be ready to make the leap into hands-free motoring. The research, carried out by the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) – …
  • FCAI backs study into rollout of autonomous vehicles in Australia 07 Oct 2016 21:25 Car Advice Australian motor industry body, the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI), has come out in support of the ‘coordinated’ approach to the rollout of autonomous vehicle technology. The announcement comes after a report released by the Australian …
  • Australia’s first autonomous bus hits the road in Perth 01 Sep 2016 20:57 Car Advice The Royal Auto Club (RAC) Intellibus has taken its first drive on Australian roads, commencing its trial in South Perth this week. Based on the NAVYA Arma, Australia’s first fully driverless and electric shuttle bus will carry passengers along South Perth …
  • RAC begins driverless electric shuttle bus trial in Perth 31 Aug 2016 07:46 SmartPlanet.com Australia's first driverless electric shuttle bus has hit the roads of Perth, Western Australia as part of an initial trial run by the Royal Automobile Club of WA (RAC) in partnership with the Western Australian government and vehicle manufacturer …
  • Fast lanes – could driverless cars be Newcastle’s newest billion dollar industry? 23 Jun 2016 12:05 Newcastle Herald A push to turn Newcastle into a "living laboratory" for driverless cars is gaining momentum. The future ... of Newcastle? Visitors look at the Audi R8 e-tron, a driverless electronic car, as it is displayed at the inaugural International …
  • Queen Elizabeth II announces UK plans to pioneer driverless vehicle tech 29 May 2016 22:55 Car Advice The United Kingdom is determined to become the world leader in the development of autonomous driving technologies, following the announcement of new legislation for driverless vehicles on British roads. Announced by Queen Elizabeth II herself, the new …
  • Call for better driverless car regulations to clarify legal 'grey areas' 11 May 2016 21:15 Radio Australia Updated May 12, 2016 06:40:51 Driverless car technology is developing too quickly for legislation to keep up, and policy makers need to act swiftly to tackle legal grey areas and reap the benefits, experts say. About 100 Australian and international …
  • Volvo ‘Drive Me London’ trial puts regular drivers in driverless cars 29 Apr 2016 01:04 Car Advice Swedish manufacturer Volvo has announced a new autonomous driving trial in the UK, called ‘Drive Me London’. Touted by the company as the UK’s “largest and most ambitious autonomous driving trial”, it’s hoped that the Drive Me London program will help to …
  • Driverless cars on SA roads 06 Apr 2016 01:52 Northern Advocate South Australia has become the first Australian state to legalise controlled testing of driverless cars on public roads, with new laws announced last week. The news follows confirmation last year that the South Australian Government would review a …
  • South Australia approves on-road driverless car trials 31 Mar 2016 07:31 PC Magazine The South Australian government has on Thursday approved on-road trials of driverless cars on the state's roads. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan said companies looking to trial technologies on South Australia's roads will …
  • South Australia opens doors to public driverless car tests with new laws 31 Mar 2016 07:01 Car Advice South Australia has become the first Australian state to legalise controlled testing of driverless cars on public roads, with new laws announced today. The news follows confirmation last year that the South Australian government would review a proposal to …
  • South Australia seeks slice of driverless car industry 31 Mar 2016 06:02 PC World Modified Volvo XC90s were used for the South Australian test drives. South Australia has legislated to allow on-road trials of driverless vehicles The state’s upper house last week passed the Motor Vehicles (Trials of Automotive Technologies) Amendment …
  • Sydney to host driverless car demo 11 Mar 2016 00:42 PC World The Volvo XC90 will be used for the demonstration. A driverless car demonstration will be staged in Sydney next week as part of a NSW parliamentary inquiry into the potential of the technology to cut the state’s road toll. The state parliament’s Staysafe …
  • Andrew Barr wants Canberra to become test site for driverless cars 08 Mar 2016 05:01 The Sydney Morning Herald A prototype of Google's driverless car. Photo: Fairfax The ACT government is lobbying technology giants Tesla and Google to test their driverless car models in Canberra, as part of plans to drive investment and research. Chief Minister Andrew Barr …
  • Driverless car crash: How robots are learning to understand humans 02 Mar 2016 04:08 Radio Australia It's a minor crash on a Californian highway, but a potentially giant moment for mankind: for the first time ever a self-driving car may be to blame for hitting another vehicle. Up to now the humans have been to blame. And it shows why it's so hard …
  • Heartbeat: It’s robo trucking 15 Feb 2016 08:18 Ipswich Queensland Times IMAGINE: Hair done and ready for work, you climb into your car, where a prominent switch on the dash glows blue. You start the engine, punch in your destination to the GPS device and hit the blue switch. Now it's time to roll back your seat and relax, …
  • 2015 CarAdvice Year in Review 28 Dec 2015 00:59 Car Advice It has been another massive year here at CarAdvice. Not counting launches, we had a staggering 838 cars through the Sydney and Melbourne garages. This is our rundown on the cars and happenings that we loved through 2015 – and some that we didn’t. Below,  …
  • Govt should seek consistent driverless vehicle rules: Report 01 Dec 2015 08:44 PC World Modified Volvo XC90s were used for the recent South Australian demonstration of driverless car technology. A parliamentary committee has recommended that the federal government, through the Council of Australian Governments (COAG), work to ensure the …
  • Volvo Concept 26 previews autonomous vehicle interior 19 Nov 2015 06:12 Car Advice The Volvo Concept 26 gives a realistic impression of how its vehicle interiors could evolve as autonomous driving technology advances over the coming years. Volvo says Concept 26’s name reflects the average daily commute time of 26 minutes – time the …
  • Ford the first to test self-driving tech at Michigan Uni’s Mcity facility – video 18 Nov 2015 04:01 Car Advice &feature=youtu.be Ford has become the first carmaker to test driverless technology at Mcity, a ‘fake’ town created by Michigan University’s Mobility Transformation Centre. Opened in July, Mcity is a testing ground developed specifically to recreate as …
  • Autonomous cars here before 2020 16 Nov 2015 01:08 GoAuto Autonomous cars here before 2020 Volvo victory: ARRB managing director Gerard Waldron proudly presents Australia's first registered autonomous vehicle, following a successful public road demonstration. Photo credit: Jo-Anna Robinson. First successful …
  • ​Driverless cars heading for NSW 11 Nov 2015 01:29 SmartPlanet.com Driverless cars could become the norm for NSW drivers in the next few years. Autonomous electric cars are the "future of driving" in NSW, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts said after testing the self-driving Tesla model …
  • Volvo XC90 goes hands-free for Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative in Adelaide 09 Nov 2015 09:01 Car Advice A pair of new-generation Volvo XC90 SUVs were driven hands-free in Adelaide this week, marking an official first for driverless technology in the southern hemisphere. Although similar technology is now featured with Tesla’s Model S and the Mercedes-Benz …
  • First Australian driverless car trial a success in Adelaide 09 Nov 2015 06:07 SmartPlanet.com Two Volvo XC90 vehicles went for an autonomous drive on Adelaide's Southern Expressway on Saturday morning, as part of the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI), coordinated by the national independent road research agency, ARRB Group. In …
  • Driverless vehicles heading in the right direction 09 Nov 2015 02:58 RenewEconomy Shuttershock Imagine… you press the button on your smartphone as you leave the office and like clockwork, your driverless car meets you at the door.  Once on board, you begin to relax in the familiar quiet and comfortable interior that is becoming your …
  • When I broke the first rule of motoring 07 Nov 2015 07:18 News.com.au Driverless cars could reduce crashes by 90%1:31 A driverless car set to be tested on Adelaide's roads has been unveiled amid predictions the technology could eliminate 90 per cent of all crashes. The Volvo XC90 is fitted with a combination of radar …
  • Unwrapped – driverless trials on the way 06 Nov 2015 08:51 HealthCanal.com by Marketing and Communications  Expressway trials The Volvo XC90 will become the first vehicle to go through on-road driverless car testing in the Southern Hemisphere at historic demonstration trials on the Southern Expressway. Flinders’ unmanned land …
  • Transport Minister in driverless car ploughs into fake kangaroo 06 Nov 2015 06:54 News.com.au Latest In national POLICE have charged a woman with child stealing after a mother and her newborn daughter went missing from a Victorian hospital. 17:32 PMKen McGregor Court Reporter A SERIAL sex offender with a predilection for older women could be …
  • Where we are on the road to driverless cars 05 Nov 2015 13:51 Phys.org The first driverless car tests are set to commence in South Australia this year. Credit: Volvo Who doesn't like the idea of getting in your car, sitting back finishing off your coffee and reading the paper while the vehicle whisks you to your …
  • Driverless Volvo revealed ahead of Adelaide test 05 Nov 2015 07:48 GoAuto Look, no hands: Standing with the Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription are (l to r) South Australian transport minister Stephen Mullighan, Volvo managing director Kevin McCann and ARRB Group CEO Gerard Waldron. Volvo XC90 to take centre stage in South Australian …