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Uber to design and build electric car in collaboration with UK tech firm Arrival
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22nd May 2021
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Uber to design and build electric car in collaboration with UK tech firm Arrival

Rideshare powerhouse Uber has confirmed it will collaborate with UK tech firm Arrival in the design of an electric car. The model is slated for reveal in late 2021, and mass production is promised by the third quarter of 2023 (July to September inclusive).
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William Davis
Self-driving cars to be legal on UK roads by the end of 2021
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30th Apr 2021
3 min read

Self-driving cars to be legal on UK roads by the end of 2021

Self-driving (autonomous) vehicles are set to be legal on UK roads by the end of the year, the British government has confirmed. The UK’s Department of Transport stated vehicles with automated lane-keeping systems (ALKS) would be the first in the country to be legalised for hands-free driving at speeds up to 60km/h (37mph). The move to allow vehicles with autonomous driving capabilities to drive legally on British roads was confirmed by the UK’s Transport Minister, Rachel Maclean MP.
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Rob Margeit
Seven new-car safety features becoming must-haves in 2021
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18th Feb 2021
4 min read

Seven new-car safety features becoming must-haves in 2021

There's little doubt our expectations for new cars are higher than ever. With every passing year, autonomous driving becomes more of a widespread reality, five-star ANCAP ratings are harder to obtain and standard equipment lists grow longer. Put simply: we crave cars that are smarter (and safer) than we are. And manufacturers are answering that craving with a never-ending game of one upmanship.
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Susannah Guthrie
Autonomous Toyota GR Supra learns to drift
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22nd Jan 2021
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Autonomous Toyota GR Supra learns to drift

A 2021 Toyota GR Supra has reportedly been taught to autonomously drift, as part of a collaborative project between Stanford University’s Dynamic Design Lab (DDL) and the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). According to a joint mission statement, the research ultimately aims to improve the evasive capabilities of autonomous driving technology in road vehicles.
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William Davis