Airbus confirms Autonomous ready fleet

In an interview with The Associated Press, Christian Scherer, Chief Salesman for Airbus, stated that Airbus is ready for autonomous flight. Airbus has proactively equipped their planes to fly without pilots in preparation for regulatory testing and approval. While Boeing targeted military applications, it appears Airbus took the lead on autonomous aircraft. Airbus was noted…

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Volvo Vera, the New Trucker

It wasn’t long ago that Volvo first teased the Vera. Finally, the Volvo Vera, the sports car looking heavy hauler has arrived. The Volvo Vera has received it’s first first assignment, taking a role moving goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vera is Volvo’s first electric vehicle (EV) capable…

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The Autonomous Future of Florida has arrived.

Florida has become the 30th state to adopt laws and regulations for full autonomous vehicle operation, also known as level 5 autonomy. On June 13, 2019, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 311 to officially allow self-driving cars to operate on Florida roads without humans present. The new law will take effect July 1,…

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Public opinion: Autonomous Cars vs Commercial Airlines

The public is just about split right now on travel preference. In a recent survey, researchers found that for travel less than 11 hours, the majority of people would prefer an autonomous car to a commercial flight. The common reasons provided being: a lack of comfort or space on an airplane, long lines, long security…

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Hillwood, Uber, Deloitte and Alliance Airport are bringing Autonomous Sky Taxis to Dallas-Fort Worth

Beginning 2020, Uber and many other partner companies at AllianceTexas will start testing autonomous aircraft in Dallas-Fort Worth. The goal of the projects will be to innovate, collaborate, gain FAA approval and launch their initial services in Dallas-Fort Worth. The Autonomous flying taxis services are expected to create a multi-billion dollar industry and revolutionize they…

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Clean AI powered ships are replacing diesels

Every year, approximately 23,000 diesel trucks transport goods throughout Netherlands and Belgium. While both Netherlands and Belgium have a vast number inland canals, most goods end up on the backs of internal combustion engine trucks on roads, this is changing. Next summer, a new transport will begin its work. Initially, the transport will have a…

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LIFT is offering rides on the autonomous HEXA!

This is how you get the public on board with riding a drone. Right now, you can reserve a seat aboard the autonomous HEXA ultralight. LIFT aircraft , maker of the HEXA ultralight, is running a 25 city road show, bringing the ground breaking AI powered HEXA ultralight aircraft for adventurous people to try out….

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Artificial Intelligence is mapping the ocean for the first time.

First, congratulations to GEBCO-NF Alumni for winning the XPRIZE. Mapping the entire sea floor will change what we know about our world today. Thank you for your contribution to science! What is XPRIZE and why is this important? “XPRIZE creates incentive competitions to entice the crowd to take action, and bring us closer to a world…

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