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Aurora Unveils Toyota Sienna-based Autonomous Ride Hailing Test Fleet
Aurora Unveils Toyota Sienna-based Autonomous Ride Hailing Test Fleet

24 Mar 2022, 10:43 UTC / Since unveiling a prototype last fall, Aurora has further refined its Aurora Driver hardware, while Toyota built a larger fleet of platform vehicles

 
U.S. Navy Tests Unmanned Diesel Boat for Escort and Counterterrorism Roles
U.S. Navy Tests Unmanned Diesel Boat for Escort and Counterterrorism Roles

22 Mar 2022, 08:16 UTC / The U.S. Navy conducted in February of a remote-controlled vessel called Unmanned Diesel Greenough Advanced Rescue Craft (UD-GARC)

 
DLR’s Hybrid Autonomous Concept Car Boasts a Long Range and Next-Level Comfort
DLR’s Hybrid Autonomous Concept Car Boasts a Long Range and Next-Level Comfort

21 Mar 2022, 05:34 UTC / The German Aerospace Center unveiled the IUV concept, a futuristic plug-in hybrid vehicle that also showcases innovations for passenger comfort

 
Long-time Trucking Veteran Becomes World’s First Remote Pod Operator for Autonomous EVs
Long-time Trucking Veteran Becomes World’s First Remote Pod Operator for Autonomous EVs

14 Mar 2022, 15:34 UTC / Swedish freight tech firm Einride is introducing the world’s first-ever Remote Pod Operator, a position taken by long-time trucking veteran Tiffany Heathcott

 
The "Fastest Autonomous Interceptor in the World" Is Now on Display in Saudi Arabia
The "Fastest Autonomous Interceptor in the World" Is Now on Display in Saudi Arabia

8 Mar 2022, 14:34 UTC / CMN Naval showcases its UHSI32 vessel, which is touted as the fastest autonomous interceptor in the world, developed in collaboration with Sea Machines

 
Navy Takes Over Ghost Fleet Overlord, the Autonomous Surface Vessels of the Future
Navy Takes Over Ghost Fleet Overlord, the Autonomous Surface Vessels of the Future

4 Mar 2022, 13:17 UTC / The Navy Program Executive Office, Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) was handed control over the Ghost Fleet Overlord autonomous vessels program

 
General Atomics Unveils Jet-Powered Advanced Concept Aircraft Gambit
General Atomics Unveils Jet-Powered Advanced Concept Aircraft Gambit

3 Mar 2022, 16:13 UTC / Defense contractor General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has introduced a new autonomous collaborative platform called Gambit

 
Modified Polaris Ranger UTV Claims To Be the World's First Self-Driving Ski Lift Vehicle
Modified Polaris Ranger UTV Claims To Be the World's First Self-Driving Ski Lift Vehicle

26 Feb 2022, 12:33 UTC / A surgeon and a mechanical engineer have developed the world's first autonomous ski lift vehicle, based on a Polaris Ranger UTV.

 
Scania to Develop a Test Track for Autonomous and Electric Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Scania to Develop a Test Track for Autonomous and Electric Heavy-Duty Vehicles

21 Feb 2022, 07:45 UTC / Public roads will soon be conquered by autonomous and fully electric heavy-duty vehicles – this is what the Swedish truck manufacturer believes is the future

 
Radical Long-Range Cargo Drone Takes to the Sky, Can Recharge Its Batteries in Flight
Radical Long-Range Cargo Drone Takes to the Sky, Can Recharge Its Batteries in Flight

18 Feb 2022, 05:12 UTC / A successful startup managed by a FedEx veteran has just conducted the first successful flight of an autonomous air cargo carrier promising an impressive range

 
VW CEO Says Widespread Autonomous Driving Could Happen Within 25 Years
VW CEO Says Widespread Autonomous Driving Could Happen Within 25 Years

17 Feb 2022, 09:55 UTC / Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess isn’t all that bullish with regards to autonomous driving, anticipating a 25-year timeframe until widespread deployment

 
The U.S. Military to Start Testing a Disposable Cargo Drone for High-Risk Operations
The U.S. Military to Start Testing a Disposable Cargo Drone for High-Risk Operations

15 Feb 2022, 09:12 UTC / Silent Arrow's GD-2000 disposable, autonomous cargo vehicle is designed for compact transportation in the most dangerous environments

 
Level 4 Autonomous Shuttles to Roll Out in the U.S. in 2024
Level 4 Autonomous Shuttles to Roll Out in the U.S. in 2024

14 Feb 2022, 16:05 UTC / Benteler Electric Vehicle Systems, Beep and Mobileye join forces for the development of a new people mover that should be ready by 2024

 
Russian Military’s Smart Parachute Can Deliver Essential Cargo in Autonomous Mode
Russian Military’s Smart Parachute Can Deliver Essential Cargo in Autonomous Mode

12 Feb 2022, 07:37 UTC / This new "smart" parachute can deliver large quantities of essential cargo for the Russian military using only navigation systems

 
New Jersey’s Capital Closer to Introducing Self-Driving e-Shuttles for Public Transit
New Jersey’s Capital Closer to Introducing Self-Driving e-Shuttles for Public Transit

11 Feb 2022, 06:26 UTC / The City of Trenton has announced a $5 million grant that will advance its MOVES project that aims to introduce an innovative public transportation system

 
Natilus Announces $6 Billion in Purchase Commitments for Its Autonomous Cargo Aircraft
Natilus Announces $6 Billion in Purchase Commitments for Its Autonomous Cargo Aircraft

10 Feb 2022, 16:35 UTC / Aircraft manufacturer Natilus recently announced over $6 billion in advance purchase commitments for its cargo UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle)

 
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist

9 Feb 2022, 11:39 UTC / After the embarrassing and dangerous episode, they laugh, and one of them asks the other: “Are we going to have to cut that?”

 
Modified Black Hawk Helicopter Flies by Itself for the First Time
Modified Black Hawk Helicopter Flies by Itself for the First Time

9 Feb 2022, 01:35 UTC / DARPA and Sikorsky have successfully flown a modified UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter with no humans on board for the first time

 
AV Safety Expert Proposes a New Classification for Autonomy Levels
AV Safety Expert Proposes a New Classification for Autonomy Levels

7 Feb 2022, 19:14 UTC / According to Philip Koopman, the SAE J3016 standard puts autonomous driving in an engineering perspective that is not helpful for drivers.

 
The Story of the GM Firebird IV, the 1960s Autonomous Car With a Fridge and TV
The Story of the GM Firebird IV, the 1960s Autonomous Car With a Fridge and TV

5 Feb 2022, 17:02 UTC / Unrelated to the Firebird that Pontiac would release in 1967, the IV was part of a series of experimental vehicles that GM started rolling out in 1953