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  • [New] International regulation of fully autonomous systems will continue to be a burning issue, as the UN and ICRC have been pre-emptively working towards banning fully autonomous systems with lethal capability. ETH Zurich
  • [New] By applying Roboat in a city like Amsterdam with busy canals we have a great opportunity to improve the control system for autonomous navigation in urban environments. Smart Cities Connect,
  • [New] The global autonomous agriculture, construction, and mining machinery market is expected to grow from $22,499.7 million in 2020 to $26,779.5 million in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate of 19.0%. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] The Honda AWV will be capable of providing a wide range of services to a variety of industries that need a rugged off-road autonomous solution, especially where workforce constraints and safety concerns make other solutions impractical. Robotics & Automation News
  • [New] The global market for autonomous trucks should grow from $2.0 billion in 2021 to $4.3 billion by 2026, at a compound annual growth rate of 16.0% for the period of 2021-2026. Yahoo Finance
  • [New] Aurora's driver-as-a-service business model will offer fleet owners the ability to purchase vehicles powered by Aurora Driver, subscribe to use Aurora Driver and use Aurora-certified fleet service partners to operate autonomous mobility and logistics services. Transport Topics
  • [New] The new plant, which will be Samsung's second chip factory in Texas, is expected to produce advanced logic chips, which work as the brains of electronics devices installed in mobile devices and autonomous vehicles. Yonhap News Agency
  • [New] The Swiss Re-Baidu partnership will develop insurance services covering the entire value chain of autonomous driving, including the selection of risk factors, product pricing, claims and underwriting data standards. FinExtra
  • [New] Baidu and Swiss Re have teamed up to develop insurance services that they say will cover the entire value chain of autonomous driving. ZDNet
  • [New] As trends project that the future will see as much as 70% of the world's population living in cities, experts are looking more and more to creative solutions that might be found in autonomous driving, Internet of Things, and other smart technologies. TechBullion
  • [New] The Spanish government and autonomous regions are negotiating a plan to implement the new CAP, which they will send to Brussels before the end of the year.
  • [New] Over the next decade, with a predicted surge of Autonomous Driving and Intelligent Transportation Systems, as well as use cases extending from vehicles to pedestrians and cyclists, new use cases and business models will likely emerge and bring new requirements to the underlying communication system. 5G Americas
  • [New] Production and delivery of its driver - in autonomous trucking solution, PlusDrive, to customers started in early 2021, with plans for more than 100,000 vehicles to be in service by the end of 2025. Auto Connected Car News
  • [New] Strategic alliance will transform mining with a comprehensive mining system including the rapid deployment of an all-electric autonomous haulage fleet with an initial investment of $100 million, across two continents. Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Future collaboration between Swiss Re and Baidu will cover risk management research and insurance innovation for autonomous driving computing platforms, intelligent cockpits, robotaxi (driverless taxis) and other automated driving products. Swiss Re Group
  • The diffusion of autonomous systems in other domains will gradually increase levels of support for SACs among the general population. Kings College London
  • Customers of OCI gain access to the full suite of Oracle Cloud Applications, as well as Oracle Autonomous Database, giving them the opportunity and choice to create the architecture that best suits their business needs. Fintech Singapore
  • Germany is now allowing level 4 driverless services on its roads, and we expect further roboshuttle projects and further trials with robotic taxis in 2022.
  • The rise of autonomous vehicles is fueled by the use of cloud service providers as they require large data storage, computing power, and real-time accessibility, with data traffic from autonomous vehicles predicted to increase a thousandfold between 2018 and 2025. Atlantic Council
  • Multi-year supply agreement will bring Aeva's market-leading 4D LiDAR technology to autonomous trucks, starting in 2022 with the global deployment of Plus's driver - in product followed by its fully driverless system. LiDAR News
  • Motional, a global leader in driverless technology, with Lyft, Inc. will launch a fully driverless public ride - hail service in Las Vegas, the first city in a multimarket deployment. - Blog
  • Kodiak expects to add at least 85 new people, expand autonomous service capabilities coast to coast - it currently operates only in Texas - and add at least 15 new trucks, for a total of 25 or more autonomous vehicles, over the next 12 months. FreightWaves
  • Lyft and Motional, the Aptiv-Hyundai joint venture aimed at commercializing autonomous driving technology, have announced plans to launch their first fully driverless ride - hail service in Las Vegas in 2023. TechCrunch

Last updated: 05 December 2021