A preliminary report conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board into the death of a 49 year-old woman, who was killed when she was struck by a self-driving Uber, has found that the autonomous vehicle detected an object six seconds before the crash.

BMW Group has announced that it has officially obtained the Shanghai Intelligent Connected Autonomous Driving Test License.

The BMW Group has celebrated the official opening of its autonomous driving campus in Unterschleißheim.

Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Development and Research, and Bavarian state premier Markus Söder were present for the inauguration of a forward-looking development facility that showcases the BMW Group’s transformation into a tech company.

A US road safety body has issued a call for the federal government to introduce tougher regulations and standards in relation to autonomous driving following two recent fatalities which occurred on US roads in the past fortnight. 

Japanese car manufacturer Honda has ended speculation by officially confirming that its highly-acclaimed concept Urban EV will enter production in 2019.

Japanese manufacturer Toyota has showcased its entire portfolio of concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show. Toyota has always been recognized as a pioneer for efficient driving and its diverse range of zero-emissions intelligent mobility solutions certainly caught the eye amongst attendees at the global car industry show in Switzerland.

Audi, Italdesign and Airbus have combined their expertise to present “Pop.Up Next”, which is an entirely electric, fully automatic concept for horizontal and vertical mobility.

French car manufacturer Renault has unveiled its vision for the future with the introduction of its prototype for a ride-hailing taxi. The French firm showcased the self-driving vehicle entitled EZ-GO at the Geneva Motor Show.

Continental, the premium tyre and automotive manufacturer, is shaping the transformation of effectively turning cars into mobile devices. The company demonstrate its latest automotive technology, enabling cars to be connected at all times, whether for phone calls, music streaming or keyless access, at a world premiere during the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.

Chinese multinational vendor ZTE has announced a partnership agreement with US chipmaker Qualcomm at Mobile World Congress which will see the companies combine resources and expertise in an effort to accelerate the development of the ‘connected car’.