Sydney startup Baraja has closed out a US$32 million (almost $45 million) Series A funding round, raising funding from Sequoia China, Blackbird Ventures, and Main Sequence Ventures.
Cohda Wireless has demonstrated the ability of its driverless car technology to see around corners and locate other vehicles in an ‘urban canyon’ as part of a world-first trial in South Australia.
RMIT Online has partnered with Silicon Valley-based education provider Udacity to launch a series of online courses focused on bridging the tech skills gap.
On-road trials of autonomous vehicles will run on motorways including the Lane Cove Tunnel, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the M5, and the Eastern Distributor.
NSW Government has passed legislation to allow for the trial of automated vehicles on both city and regional roads across the state.