Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Disruption, Go Ahead Group

Futurist Keynote, London: The Future of Disruption, Go Ahead Group

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The Billion Journey Project shows how today just one idea can transform over a billion journeys a year, and clearly demonstrates the power of ecosystems and open thinking.   Firstly, a big thanks to Theo and David for inviting me to be this years keynote...

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Baidu starts mass production of it’s fully autonomous bus

Baidu starts mass production of it’s fully autonomous bus

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The faster autonomous vehicles hit the roads the faster the transportation industry’s going to flip, and it’s clear that there are companies that want it to happen sooner rather than later.   Chinese tech and internet giant Baidu has begun volume production of China’s first...

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Musk unveils his newest transportation concept for Los Angeles

Musk unveils his newest transportation concept for Los Angeles

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the roads get more congested and as people become more mobile autonomous, high speed transportation networks give urban planners new transportation options.   Elon Musk’s The Boring Company posted a concept video last year that showed cars entering tunnels on skates, where they hurtled 130 mph...

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An American first as self-driving buses hit the streets of Vegas

An American first as self-driving buses hit the streets of Vegas

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Every time a new self-driving vehicle hits public roads it brings the technology one step closer to being rolled out en masse, and Vegas is leading the charge.   Last week residents in Las Vegas became the first in the US to be able to catch...

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Singapores self-driving buses to get their own routes in 2018

Singapores self-driving buses to get their own routes in 2018

Singapore is quickly becoming the driverless vehicle test bed capital of the world Hot on the heels of their recent announcement to become the first country in the world to authorise the use of self-driving taxis on their streets Singapore has announced that it will begin trials of two self-driving...

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Californian regulators allow driverless shuttles to be tested without drivers

Californian regulators allow driverless shuttles to be tested without drivers

Regulators and innovators are uneasy bed fellows but slowly regulators are relaxing the reigns, letting companies do what they do best – innovate A bill signed into law last Thursday by California Governor Jerry Brown allows a self-driving vehicle with no operator inside to test on a public road – a key...

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