The Adelaide tech company that's taking driverless cars to the world

As each year passes the idea of completely autonomous cars and vehicles becomes less of a science-fiction story and much more of a reality.

With Tesla releasing its Model 3 to the mass market at the beginning of 2018 semi-autonomous vehicles are becoming more and more mainstream. But as Cohda Wireless CEO Paul Gray says "a fully autonomous Tesla is easy. A fully autonomous Ford Fiesta is a whole other matter."

That's not to say that Cohda Wireless, a tech company based in Adelaide, isn't far from making the mass market autonomous car a reality - in fact it's getting close.

Since 2004, Cohda have been working on technology for Connected Autonomous Vehicles, or 'CAVs' for those in the know.

The tech they've been creating allows CAVs to 'talk' to each other, and other road users, in order to avoid accidents, reduce congestion, and be more efficient.

But you'd be forgiven for not knowing who Cohda are - they've been lying pretty low until this year when the company decided to let the market know that their products are becoming more commercially viable. Read more

David Simmons - Business News Australia - 2 Mar 2018

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