Ania Nussbaum and Marie Mawad

Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

France Mulls Autonomous Trains

 Autonomous Trains SNCF train. (Nicolas Enriquez/Bloomberg News)

As billions go into building driverless everything — from cars to buses and airplanes — France is taking a cheaper shortcut to autonomous transport.

September 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

A $290,000 Robot-Car Is French Startup’s Answer to GM, Waymo


Navya Technologies SAS will roll its robot-driven automobiles onto the cobbled streets of Paris in the next few weeks to try and beat behemoths from General Motors Co. to Alphabet Inc. at proving autonomous cars are safe.

November 7, 2017