American agency probing self-driving Cruise car crash in California

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced it has opened a special investigation into a recent crash of a Cruise self-driving vehicle in California that resulted in minor injuries. Reuters reports the auto safety agency did not identify the specific crash, but a Cruise vehicle operating in driverless autonomous mode was involved in […]

Driverless start-up Argo cuts workforce

The driverless startup backed by Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen has laid off about 150 workers after “ramping up too quickly and finding itself overstaffed”. Argo AI has confirmed the layoffs from a global workforce that has grown to more than 2,000. “With incredible growth and progress made in our mission to deploy driverless vehicles, […]

Tyne Tunnel journey times and emissions “slashed” thanks to cashless tolling

Management at the Tyne Tunnel say a six-month review of changes to payment for crossings show both journey times and C02 emissions have been slashed. The tunnels switched to a cashless, booth free system in November 2021 and the Northumberland Gazette reports that the tunnel operator TT2 says the changes have had a positive impact […]

MP calls for all-options review of A27 bypass plans

The MP for Chichester has written to National Highways demanding an ‘all-options’ consultation on the A27 Chichester Bypass Scheme which would mean a northern bypass would be considered. The website Sussex World reports Gillian Keegan has written to National Highways chief executive Nick Harris saying ‘recent levels of engagement on this issue have been disappointing’ […]


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