Telecom operator Spark New Zealand's collaboration with autonomous vehicle technology firm Ohmio Automotion has started trialling a 5G-connected driverless car on streets in Auckland.
South Korean telecom operator LG Uplus and the Automotive Control and Electronic Lab (ACE Lab) of Hanyang College have successfully tested their 5G-connected self-driving car on the roads of Seoul.
Volvo Buses is set to start a trial of a full size autonomous electric bus in collaboration with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz manufacturer Daimler have teamed up to develop automated driving and driver assistance systems.
Japanese firm Weathernews has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based highway management support system for real-time recognition of road surface snow.
The Government of Victoria in Australia has equipped its police force with road safety technology to target dangerous drivers.
The UK’s Department for Transport has unveiled plans to support advanced trials of self-driving cars, as it seeks to have fully autonomous cars on the roads by 2021.
Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Microsoft have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) based technology to cover 'blind spots' in self-driving cars.
There is no shortage of studies detailing the disruptive impact that automation will have on jobs, with many predicting job losses and the need for radically altered workplace skills.
A test carried out by the Finnish Transport Agency and Tieto has indicated that artificial intelligence enables better detection of road traffic disturbances in real-time without significantly adding costs.