Huawei to reach driverless technology milestone by 2025

An executive from Huawei Technologies said, the company aims to develop driverless passenger car technology by 2025. The move sees the erstwhile Chinese telecom giant diversifying its business in the face of U.S. sanctions. “Our team’s goal is to reach true driverless passenger cars in 2025,” said Wang Jun, senior executive at Huawei’s smart vehicle…

Virgin Hyperloop completes world’s first passenger ride trial on super high speed levitating pod system

In a significant development, in a statement Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop said, it has completed the world’s first passenger ride on a super high-speed levitating pod system. The development marks the passing of a key safety test in this next generation transportation technology which will transform human and cargo transportation in the coming future. In…

Japan seeks to commercialise drone deliveries and self-driving trucks by 2020 and 2022, respectively

The strategy document is an eye opener for companies who want to invest in Japan. On June 9, Japan aims to finalise policies regarding the drone deliveries in the country from 2020 as well as commercialisation of self-driving trucks by 2022, as per two sources familiar with the matter at hand. The move could inject…