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The most significant program of cooperative activity in the industry this century. Australia’s early adoption, investment and leadership in this space will dictate our international competitiveness for many decades to come.

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  • Asleep at the virtual wheel 24 Jun 2017 10:17 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 …
  • 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 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • SA premier sees bright future for driverless car industry 05 Nov 2015 04:51 PC World Modified Volvo XC90s are being used for the South Australian test drives. South Australia could be a testbed for driverless cars with the emerging area of technology delivering a potential jobs windfall for the state, according to the SA's premier, …
  • Autonomous Volvo XC90 rolls into Adelaide for Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative 04 Nov 2015 07:04 Car Advice An experimental, advanced self-driving version of the new 2015 Volvo XC90 has debuted in Adelaide today, ahead of this weekend’s Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) tests. Announced earlier this year, the ADVI will be the first of its kind in …
  • Driverless car unveiled in SA 04 Nov 2015 03:35 SBS Television 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 and camera technology which allows it to stop, …
  • To kill or not to kill: Researchers probe moral code for driverless cars 04 Nov 2015 02:38 Radio Australia Posted November 04, 2015 12:37:12 People would be reluctant to buy a self-driving car programmed to let them die in order to save pedestrians, according to a new study. Self-driving cars may soon be commonplace, with the first tests on Australian roads …
  • Australia’s Cohda announces V2X-Radar for driverless cars: Can ‘see’ around corners, unaffected by weather 02 Nov 2015 07:19 Car Advice Australian technology company Cohda Wireless will use this week’s International Driverless Car Conference in Adelaide to demonstrate its advanced new V2X-Radar system, the company has confirmed. V2X, or ‘vehicle-to-everything’ is the catch-all term for …
  • Driverless cars could be reality in Australia within a decade 02 Nov 2015 04:35 RenewEconomy Australia is likely to be an early adopter of driverless cars, and they could be on its roads in as little as 10 years’ time, according to some of the nation’s leading researchers in autonomous vehicle technology and policy. Speaking at an online media …
  • Driverless cars move closer as South Australia reviews new legislation 29 Sep 2015 07:15 Car Advice South Australia has taken an important step to becoming one of the few regions in the world that allows autonomous vehicles to operate on public roads alongside regular human motorists. This month, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Stephen Mullighan …
  • South Australia moves to make driverless car tests legal 23 Sep 2015 04:56 PC World One of the self-driving cars being tested by Google in the US. South Australia's transport minister, Stephen Mullighan, will introduce legislation to allow tests of driverless cars to be conducted on public roads. The minister is set to introduce to …
  • Self-driving car test in Adelaide 25 Jul 2015 04:21 Northern Advocate Volvo will conduct the Southern Hemisphere’s first on-road trials of driverless cars in Adelaide in November. The test will coincide with an international conference on driverless cars in the city, after South Australia legalised their use on its roads …

ADVI Summit 2017


Our 2nd International Driverless Vehicle Summit 2017, will be held from
16 - 17 November 2017 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.
For more info please visit: idvs2017.com.au

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