A small scale study at the University of Nottingham has shown that drivers are quick to accept and grow comfortable with fully automated vehicle technology.
Ford is to begin European testing of autonomous cars from 2017.
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is set to continue its inquiry investigating driverless vehicles by quizzing ministers on a range of associated issues - including attitudes to buying and using autonomous cars.
More than half (55%) of UK drivers would feel uncomfortable driving on roads alongside autonomous vehicles (AVs).
Volvo has officially started its public autonomous driving experiment, Drive Me, by putting the first of many planned XC90 models on the road.
Volvo Cars has joined forces with ride sharing specialists at Uber to develop the next-generation of autonomous vehicles.
Ford has developed its involvement in four new start-up companies and doubled the size of its Silicon Valley-based development team as it targets fully-autonomous ride-sharing by 2021.
Land Rover is updating its Range Rover next year with new semi-autonomous and connected car features.
Jaguar Land Rover believes the term ‘driverless’ to describe autonomous vehicle tech is giving customers the impression they won’t be in control of their cars.
Tesla is being investigated by authorities in the US after one of its customers was killed in a collision with a lorry while using the Autopilot function in his Model S.
Female empowerment, digital test drive experiences and a move towards marketing a wider range of mobility solutions will all be part of the retailers remit by the middle of the next decade.
Tech-savvy car buyers are prioritising mobile phone connectivity over fuel efficiency and 20% would walk out of a car showroom if they cannot pair their device to a vehicle, Nissan warns.
Volvo is to kick-start a drive towards technology that promises to reduce collisions and congestion by starting the UK's most ambitious autonomous driving trial to date.
Nearly four times as many new car buyers choose connectivity gadgets over safety upgrades when specifying their vehicle, according to research by What Car.
More than 1.5 million UK motorists a year are now selecting cars featuring self-activating safety systems, according the SMMT.
A continued drive to promote low emissions cars for business and a drive towards a future of autonomous vehicles on UK roads both featured in George Osborne’s Budget today.
British motorists seem to be preparing themselves for the arrival of the autonomous car, with 78% stating that they are comfortable with the idea.
Motor insurance profits could come under pressure from the development of automated cars, according to observations by KPMG and Standard & Poor.
Ten cars featuring autonomous driving technology will be launched by the Renault-Nissan Alliance by 2020 as part of a project targeting ‘zero emissions and zero fatalities'.
The number of self-driving cars could approach 20 million by 2025 after the sector experiences “take off”, industry forecasters have predicted.
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