Shared autonomous vehicles drive sustainability

Shared autonomous vehicles drive sustainability

Sustainability and private mobility often don’t go hand in hand. Cars carry a heavy burden: Petrol-driven vehicles emit CO2, heating our planet, they consume raw materials to make, and they take up high-valued space on our streets. In fact, according to the IEA,...
Technology develops and dreams come true

Technology develops and dreams come true

I was looking at our latest autonomous vehicle – a retrofitted Toyota Proace – driving smoothly on the roads near our office in Espoo and started to think how long it took to come here. Back in 1990 I was doing my M.Sc. studies at Helsinki University of Technology and...
A look at autonomous vehicle perception

A look at autonomous vehicle perception

Perception of the surroundings is a core building block for autonomous driving. It provides answers to important questions such as: “where is it safe to drive?”, “what are other road users doing?” and “where are my blind spots?”. In practice, perception is implemented...