Senate calls for national ‘self-driving cars’ strategy’ as Canada is ‘ill-prepared’

Autonomous vehicles are being touted as the future of the transportation industry but a new report by the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications says Canada is “ill-prepared” for this fast approaching “new

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario launches $80 million new autonomous vehicle network in Stratford

Ontario is aggressively pursuing its goal of being a global leader in autonomous vehicle technologies with its latest announcement. The province has launched an Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) in Stratford, which is

Published on: November 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Ford partners with Lyft on self-driving cars for all

Ford Motor Co. says it's partnering with San Francisco-based transportation firm Lyft to deliver self-driving cars via requests from a mobile app. In a Medium post on Wednesday, Ford Vice-President of Autonomous Vehicles

Published on: September 27th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Uber launches new Toronto-based autonomous vehicle research hub

Uber Technologies, Inc. is investing in Canada and Canadian talent with its latest venture. The company announced this week that it will be launching a new research hub in Toronto focused on developing

Published on: May 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Volkswagen transformation to ditch gas tank, steering wheel by 2025

How close are we to sitting in the cockpit of a self-driving car? It might not be here today, but at Volkswagen’s floor space at the Canadian International Auto Show you can find

Published on: March 29th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Intel to acquire self-driving tech company Mobileye in $15 billion deal

Intel Corporation has announced that it will be acquiring Mobileye NV, an Israel-based company specializing in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, in a deal valued at approximately $15.3 billion. An Intel subsidiary will

Published on: March 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

U.S. road tests show self-driving cars are getting smarter – and safer

Two new research studies point to a smoother road ahead for widespread acceptance of self-driving cars. In a recent U.S. study, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CDMV) provided year-end road test results

Published on: February 9th, 2017 Christine Wong

Recap: Can we ever trust self-driving cars? #ITWCchats

Updated January 26, 2017 at 3:30 PM EST After months of seeing major tech brands compete with announcements about their leadership in the self-driving car space and a CES 2017 event in Las

Published on: January 13th, 2017 Mudeeha Yousaf