Self-driving vehicles on UK roads by 2026 as Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

Self-driving vehicles could be on British roads by 2026, after the Government’s Automated Vehicles (AV) Act became law yesterday.   Announced in the King’s Speech, the AV Act enables advanced technology to safely drive vehicles on British roads. The new law puts Great Britain firmly at the forefront of self-driving technology regulation, unlocking the potential […]

Wayve: Nvidia backs UK self-driving start-up in US$1 billion funding round

Nvidia is investing in Wayve Technologies, joining a US$1.05 billion funding round for the UK start-up that wants to get its autonomous-driving technology into cars. The fundraising – one of the largest ever for a European artificial intelligence company – was led by SoftBank Group, with existing investor Microsoft putting in further funds. The valuation […]

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