Seniors could lead the transition to self-driving vehicles

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 1, 2018 — Self-driving vehicles are slowly making their way into the automotive industry, and a recent study conducted by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) suggests senior drivers in Canada have taken a strong liking to this innovation. In fact, seniors might develop a leadership role in the […]

Hands on the Wheel: Consumer Watchdog calls for changes to self-driving regulations

Consumer Watchdog camped out at the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2016 in San Francisco yesterday to protest against Tesla's self-driving cars. The organization turned up with a white truck highlighting the shortcomings of Tesla's Autopilot in the death of Joshua Brown earlier this year.

By Mike Pickford Peterborough, Ontario — July 18, 2016 — Consumer Watchdog is lobbying both the US government and American automotive giant Tesla Motors to implement new driving regulations on the company’s range of potentially groundbreaking autonomous vehicles. The organization sent representatives to the opening day of the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2016, currently taking place in San […]

New 32-acre facility built to test automated vehicles

Mcity, the new test facility at University of Michigan. A number of other test facilities are slated for development in various parts of North America.

By Jeff Sanford Ann Arbor, Michigan — August 14, 2015 — The Automated Vehicle Symposium 2015 took place in Ann Arbour Michigan recently. The conference explores the issues around the rapidly emerging automated vehicle (AV) sector. Collision Repair magazine spoke with Susan Spencer, Senior Associate, at the Canadian Automated Vehicles Center of Excellent (CAVCOE), for […]