Full Stop: Tesla issues recall over ‘rolling stops’ in self-driving mode

Toronto, Ontario — Tesla AI appears to be picking up some bad human habits as the automaker announced that they will be recalling 53,822 vehicles on the road in the U.S. for their tendency to make “rolling stops” at stop signs when “Full Self-Driving” is enabled. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), […]

Date with Disaster: Tesla reports fewer miles until collision using Autopilot tech

Toronto, Ontario — Tesla just released its second quarter vehicle safety report and things aren’t looking promising for Autopilot, as the longtime EV frontrunner reports that accident frequency when using the technology is up since last year. While the journey to an AI-induced collision is technically slightly more distant now than in the first quarter […]

Look, Mum! No Hands!: British government approves self-driving vehicles on motorways

London, England — The UK has broken ground as the first government to allow full self-driving vehicles onto public motorways, with the first such vehicles expected to hit British roads at some point this year, Reuters reported. The British Transport Ministry is currently working to establish regulations for these vehicles, which as it stands, are […]

EV/AV Report: April 16, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, EV charging software developers, EV Connect enter the Canadian market, Ford unveils new Blue Cruise self-driving platform and Mercedes-Benz introduces its first all-electric luxury sedan. Canadian Connection A new challenger emerges in the arena of EV charging networks, as EV Connect officially makes its […]

AV Report: April 9, 2018

On March 18, an Uber AV killed Elaine Herzberg, a 49-year-old Arizonan.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario – April 9, 2018 — In this week’s AV Report: AV conferences in Ottawa and Edmonton, the University of Waterloo partners with Chinese universities on AV tech, Globe and Mail editorial writers tackle self-driving cars and much, much more! There is a crowded spring schedule in terms of conferences in […]

The Autonomous Report: Google Sidewalk project bringing AV delivery to Toronto

Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, was in Toronto recently to announce the new Google Sidewalk project.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 22, 2017 — In this week’s Autonomous Report, we look into Google’s big plans for transport in Toronto, the world’s first self-driving lawnmower, Mercedes Benz trusts truck platooning technology and much, much more! – This could be really interesting. Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, the company that […]

The Autonomous Report: Canada ‘running hard’ to keep up with US

Transport Minister Marc Garneau prepares to board an automated bus built by TransDev during a demonstration on Parliament Hill on Wednesday.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — September 25, 2017 — In this week’s Autonomous Report, the federal government is “running hard” to keep up with advances in autonomous vehicles (AVs), Amazon scouts for a second headquarters, BlackBerry and Delphi will partner to produce a self-driving operating system and much, much more! – Canadian Transport Minister […]