Autonomous technology requires education for drivers, warns safety charity

Independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has highlighted the need to ensure government and car makers prioritise training drivers for autonomous vehicles in its evidence to a House of Commons Transport Committee Inquiry. The government recently outlined its plans for self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles to be rolled out on UK roads from 2025, with some…

1 in 3 drivers would only trust autonomous car if they could take over controls

35% like driving and don’t want a driverless car Older drivers most against driverless cars UK drivers are not ready to embrace driverless technology yet, according to a survey. The Opinium survey of 2,000 UK drivers, commissioned by InsuretheGap, a provider of GAP (Guaranteed Asset Protection) insurance, finds that only 6% would feel safe travelling…

Polestar electric roadster concept to enter production as Polestar 6

Volvo-owned Swedish electric car company Polestar has confirmed plans to put the Polestar electric roadster concept into production. The production car is expected to launch in 2026 as the Polestar 6 electric performance roadster. Interested customers in all active Polestar markets are able to reserve a car online from 16 August 2022. “With the overwhelming…