First flight of Autonomous CityAirbus

Andreas Thellmann of Urban Air Mobility at Airbus posted on his LinkedIn account “First public flight of our CityAirbus today.” CityAirbus is an all-electric, four-seat, multicopter vehicle demonstrator that focuses on advancing remotely piloted electric […]

Automated Driving Systems

Ford expands partnership with Mobileye

Ford is expanding its partnership with Mobileye, the Intel-owned autonomous driving technology business, the companies announced Monday. Ford plans to customize Mobileye’s vision-sensing technology to improve its existing driver-assist features, such as forward collision warning; […]

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COVID-19 accelerating warehouse automation

This week’s Autonomous Technology news review stories include COVID-19 accelerating warehouse automation, Autonomous robot disinfects warehouse in 30 minutes, Hitachi to trial autonomous tech on ultra-large excavators and Caterpillar acquires an autonomous tech firm.

Automated Driving Systems

Caterpillar acquires autonomous technology firm

Caterpillar today announced the acquisition of selected assets and employees from San Francisco-based robot and autonomy technology solutions company, Marble Robot Inc. The acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s automation and autonomy strategy and demonstrates its […]

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Aurrigo win Innovation Award

This week’s Autonomous Technology news review Aurrigo win Innovation award, Tesla claim Level 5 “is close”, Loughborough University assess UK motorway readiness for autonomous vehicles, and details of upcoming Zenzic webinar.