19 décembre 2017

Volvo is reportedly scaling back its ambitious self-driving car experiment

It’s been awhile since we heard anything about Volvo’s audacious experiment to deliver 100 self-driving cars to regular people in Sweden for testing. The program, called Drive Me, was supposed to kick off in 2017, but now the company says it’s pushing the date to 2021. Moreover, Volvo is scaling back the number of cars involved, according to Automotive News. Under the original plans first announced in 2015, Volvo would deliver 100 of its XC90 SUVs to real families in Sweden, followed by a similar number of vehicles to families in... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2016

Finland - World leading self-driving car technology lab

Finland - World leading self-driving car technology lab Finland is preparing environment for autonomous vehicle testing. Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland is preparing a legal framework for autonomous vehicle testing and nominated a working group to prepare the actions. Target is to start testing in closed test fields and move to public and semi-public streets with / without driver. Finland has unique conditions especially for winter testing and multiple car manufacturers use Finland currently for their testing in... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

Autonomous vehicle tests in France

  Autonomous Car: tests will take place on the roads of France European Transport ministers, including French Alain Vidal, want to go further in testing the car without a driver. It is a privilege for now reserved to a few specialists who will soon be open to the uninitiated. "The next step in the testing of autonomous vehicle, is to give the wheel to lambdas users. Read more in french : http://www.journaldunet.com