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Germany’s first driverless bus takes to the roads

Germany’s first self-driving public bus has made its maiden journey on the roads of a rural town in Bavaria, taking locals from the train station to the town centre. German transport company Deutsche Bahn trialled the self-driving vehicle on Wednesday, delivering townspeople on a 700-metre route between the train station, the town centre,

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Airbus’ self-piloted air taxi takes to the skies

Airbus’ autonomous, electric air taxi has successfully made its first test flight, after plans for its development were released back in January 2017. The passenger drone, known as Vahana, flew fully self-piloted at 8:52 am on 31 January 2018 in Pendleton, Oregon, reaching a height of five metres (16 feet) for a duration of 53 seconds. “Today

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Self-driving vehicle designed to help London commuters reconnect with their surroundings

Transport designer Jonny Culkin has outlined a vision for future urban mobility in London, which would see a driverless “mini Routemaster” offer commuters a more visually engaging journey. Described by Culkin as “technology with a friendly face,” the conceptual vehicle is designed to offer a more attractive alternative to London’s Tube, as well as the city’s

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World’s first autonomous cargo ship to set sail in 2018

The world’s first autonomous, zero-emissions container ship is set to embark on its maiden voyage in 2018, delivering goods between Norwegian towns. The vessel is currently being developed by chemical experts Yara and aerospace company Kongsberg. In a blog post published on the Kongsberg website in May, the company revealed that self-driving ship will make its debut in

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