22 novembre 2019

How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Fleet Management

How Artificial Intelligence Impacts Fleet Management Artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles An obvious application of artificial intelligence is in autonomous vehicles. Completely autonomous vehicles – with level 5 autonomy – will rely heavily on artificial intelligence to interpret the environment and react accordingly, though this technological advance is still some way off. Lower levels of autonomy for vehicles are already available in the automotive industry today: cruise control, autopilot modes, tracking of lane... [Lire la suite]

21 novembre 2019

Uber is bringing its self-driving cars to Dallas

Uber is bringing its self-driving cars to Dallas Uber will begin testing its self-driving cars in Dallas, Texas in November, the company announced Tuesday. The vehicles will be operated by human drivers in downtown Dallas to start out, collecting mapping data and capturing driving scenarios which Uber’s engineers will then reproduce in simulation. This doesn’t mean Uber is planning to offer trips in its self-driving cars or even perform self-driving tests in Dallas. “The data we collect will inform our next steps — we may not look... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2019

Competing in a new age of insurance: How India is adopting emerging technologies

Competing in a new age of insurance: How India is adopting emerging technologies With written gross premiums of USD 94.48 billion in FY18, the Indian insurance industry is the fifteenth largest in the world in terms of premium volume.1 Owing to rising awareness, innovative products and a proliferation of distribution channels, the insurance industry in India is expected to reach newer heights by 2020.2 Though insurance reach is still low in the country and there exists a huge untapped market, government policies of financial... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2019

How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles

How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles If the driverless-car phenomenon takes off in China, the payoff could be in the trillions of dollars. elf-driving cars could steer China’s automotive industry into the passing lane. From driverless taxis to automated cargo trucks, autonomous vehicles (AVs) will change the nature of on-road driving and, in the process, revolutionize the automotive and mobility industries. Within this mix of opportunity and uncertainty, we believe AV players (from components... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2019

Lyft is adding Chrysler Pacificas to its AV fleet and opening a new dedicated self-driving test facility

Lyft is adding Chrysler Pacificas to its AV fleet and opening a new dedicated self-driving test facility Lyft  has another year of building out its autonomous driving program under its belt, and the ride-hailing company has been expanding its testing steadily throughout 2019. The company says that it’s now driving four times more miles on a quarterly basis than it was just six months ago, and has roughly 400 people worldwide dedicated to autonomous vehicle technology development. Going into next year, it’s also expanding... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2019

How cities can benefit from automated driving

How cities can benefit from automated driving Autonomous vehicles will lead to urban mobility reaching a new level: “It’ll basically be as far reaching as the change from horse-drawn carriages to cars,” says Andreas Tschiesner. As Senior Partner at the McKinsey management consultancy, Tschiesner specializes in the automotive and industry sector and collaborates with many automotive manufacturers and suppliers. According to a McKinsey study, autonomous vehicles will be driving around our towns and cities from 2030 onwards.... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2019

New #NEMA standard to enable coexistence of C-V2X & DSRC for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure

New #NEMA standard to enable coexistence of C-V2X & DSRC for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure A new National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standard will harmonize and could accelerate deployment of connected vehicle roadside infrastructure technology, according to a preview of the Standard presented at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia (ITSGA) Annual Meeting in Athens, GA. NEMA TS 10 Connected Vehicle Infrastructure-Roadside Equipment commissioned by the NEMA Transportation... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2019

Trucks Assistance systems help to prevent accidents

Trucks Assistance systems help to prevent accidents What technical developments have there been with driver assistance systems and telematics applications in commercial vehicles, and what impact will the technical innovations have on insurers? Munich Re and MAN truck & Bus discuss the issue. Jochen Friedrichs, Munich Re: Manufacturers are constantly presenting new vehicle telematics applications and ever more sophisticated driver assistance systems. I have the impression that, as with many things in the technology... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2019

Trends in car Human-Machine Interface (HMI)

Trends in car Human-Machine Interface (HMI)  Connected, autonomous, shared, and electric (CASE) vehicles are broad topics that define the future of the car. However, their success depends on the successful relationship between man and machine remaining intact despite increasing technological sophistication. READ MORE: Trends in car Human-Machine Interface (HMI) – Part 1 Being connected The human-machine interface (HMI) is key to ensuring that the ever-advancing technology can be understood and operated by anyone who... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2019

Will fleets turn to advanced safety tech for improvement?

Will fleets turn to advanced safety tech for improvement? There are various ways to track truck safety. There are federal entities that track everything from fatal accidents to recordkeeping compliance. At the state level, both enforcement and regulatory agencies keep their own records of safety-related truck activities. Then there are the databases maintained by insurers, industry groups, safety watchdogs, and even individual fleets. Given the range of information, looking for insights by comparing different reports and databases... [Lire la suite]
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