Go Your Own Way: Commuting Alternatives & the Personal Transport Revolution

According to Census 2016, nearly 2m people across the Republic commute into cities dotted along the coast of our little island on a daily basis, with the average journey taking 28.2 minutes. Those of us who commute to Dublin city centre may find this figure somewhat incredulous at times, with my own journey from the… [Read More]

Sparking Sustainability: The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show

The 88th Annual Geneva Motor Show traditionally heralds the beginning of the vehicle design showcasing season throughout European metropolises, travelling via London, Frankfurt en route to Paris in October. As such, auto manufacturers, depending on their market scope, will often use the premier event to herald the arrival of groundbreaking concept cars, revitalised design languages… [Read More]

All You Need Is…The Road Map

Earl Nightingale once said “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” While this quote may have been about human character and development, it can equally be applied to autonomous vehicles. The companies pursuing self-driving automobiles are courageously pushing the boundaries of technology, as I… [Read More]

In the Eye of the Storm – LiDAR and the Driverless Car

It sounds like the opening sequence of a sci-fi movie - the screen is black until suddenly it's illuminated by a pair of bright eyes at the front of a self-driving car. While many of the movie portrayals of driverless cars can skew to the negative - from rogue pursuits to system meltdowns,  the people… [Read More]

5G Drives Autonomous Automobiles

The self-driving car has increasingly been at the forefront of technology & IoT news this decade, capturing the imaginations of both technology and automobile industries alike.  The concept of the ‘autonomous automobile’ is nothing new – self-driving and anthropomorphized cars have long captured the hearts of the entertainment industry, from Knight Rider’s KITT to Lightning… [Read More]