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A self-flying taxi could be coming your way

A self-flying taxi just took a big step (flight) towards reality, thanks to an American start-up and its ambitious plans for pilot-less passenger aircraft. Aircraft company Kitty Hawk, which is backed by...
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Elon Musk’s Boring Company will ‘prioritise pedestrians and cyclists over cars’

It appears Elon Musk's Boring Company has made changes to their ambitious plans to slash commuting times for drivers in Los Angeles and other major US cities (and eventually the UK),...
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How lasers could help driverless cars see around corners

Laser technology that could help autonomous cars of the future spot obstacles hidden around corners has been developed by researchers at Stanford University. The team of researchers from the US university’s Computation...
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Meet the flying car that’s set to go on sale next year

The Pal-V Liberty flying car has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. And you can buy one soon. A flying car claiming to be the world’s first production model of its...
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Connecting smartphones and cars

Ford is rolling out handsfree, in-car support for mobile navigation app Waze in April as they go about connecting smartphones and cars. Connecting smartphones and cars today can help make autonomous cars...
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Airbus flying taxi takes off

Vahana, the autonomous Airbus flying taxi project has released footage from its first test flight that took place recently. The aerospace giant is hoping the passenger drone project can “democratise personal flight”...
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Motion sickness glasses

Do you get ill when travelling? Motion sickness glasses could be the answer. Of course there is a but.....they are for passengers in self-driving cars. A team from the University of Michigan...
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Passenger drone testing could start this year

A UK start-up is aiming to “transform city transportation from the air” with a drone that is expected to perform test flights with passengers as early as March.  We've previously covered...
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Your flying taxi will be with you shortly

Flying taxi anyone? Without a pilot? It does sound like something from science fiction but the Velocopter, an all-electric autonomous drone, is pretty close to becoming a working reality. Velocopter are a...
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Electric driverless cars – is the UK ready?

We’ve featured several stories recently on electric driverless cars. The technology used in these vehicles is advancing all the time. Self-driving taxis are now a thing. And you can now catch autonomous...
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AI cycle routes could cut inner city congestion

AI cycle routes? It's enough to have Boris purring with joy. BMW engineers in China have come up with a concept design for mobility in the future.  Dedicated roadways for electric bikes...
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Self-driving taxis are now a thing

Waymo have taken a huge step forward in driverless car technology.  They are so confident in their cars they are launching a self-driving taxi fleet in Phoenix, Arizona.  And for the...
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How will self-driving cars affect the law?

Autonomous vehicles have been in the news recently.  Trains, trucks, and even airplanes are driving or flying without human help.  Testing on self-driving cars has been extensive.  They are sure to...
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Is that an autonomous train coming down the tracks?

Mining company Rio Tinto have successfully trialled an autonomous train.  The 100 kilometre journey took place in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.  The heavy haul train completed its journey with...
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Self-driving trucks: A waste of time?

We’ve talked about driverless buses and even pilotless airliners so we may as well complete the set.  Self-driving trucks are going to be tested on Britain’s roads in 2018.  The tests...
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Driverless buses have a ticket to ride

Following on from our story on pilotless airliners automated transport is again in the news as driverless buses have taken to the roads of Tallinn. The project involving two buses was launched...