Climeworks and Reykjavik Energy partner to create permanent carbon removal solution

Climeworks has partnered with Reykjavik Energy to create a pilot plant in Iceland as part of the CarbFix2 project. This features the use of carbon removal technology that combines direct air capture technology (DAC) with geological storage that is both safe and permanent. The result is a scalable, economically-viable and safe method of removing air-captured […]

Nissan’s ProPILOT technology will be ready for use from 2020

Nissan’s fully autonomous prototype technology, ProPILOT, enables vehicles to operate on urban roads and freeways without requiring any driver interference. The only thing the driver needs to do is select a destination at the beginning of the journey using the navigation system. The ProPILOT technology has 360-degree sensing capability, which utilises 12 cameras, 9 radar […]

Trail of driverless vehicle fleet set to take place between London and Oxford

Artificial Intelligence company Oxbotica plans to further cement the UK’s place as a world leader when it comes to developing autonomous vehicles by leading the DRIVEN consortium. The project will benefit from a £8.6 million grant awarded by innovate UK aims to see a fleet of fully autonomous vehicles being deployed in both urban areas […]

HERE Technologies and Mitsubishi Electric set to partner up to create new technology

HERE Technologies and Mitsubishi Electric have announced that they will be joining forces to combine their strengths in precision location data and technology systems to bring a new level of high-tech solutions for the next generation of automobiles. Both companies will be working on technology solutions that enable cars with SAE Level 1 and 2 […]

All new petrol and diesel cars must pass new emissions test

As of the first of September, new models of petrol and diesel cars need to pass a strict emissions test before being deemed fit to drive of British roads. Vehicles will go from being tested on a rolling road in a lab, to a 90-minute test that will recreate urban, countryside and motorway driving. There […]