08 octobre 2018

Facebook forces Admiral to pull plan to price car insurance based on posts

Facebook forces Admiral to pull plan to price car insurance based on posts Insurer withdraws initiative with hours to go as privacy campaigners criticise ‘intrusive’ attempt to analyse users’ data. Admiral has been forced to scrap plans to use Facebook posts to analyse the personalities of car owners and set the price of their insurance after the social media company said the scheme breached its privacy rules. In an embarrassing U-turn, the insurance firm pulled the product less than two hours before it was due to... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Enable Autonomous Vehicles

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Enable Autonomous Vehicles ADAS is already one of the fastest-growing segments in automotive electronics as it can be considered to serve as the bridge from non-autonomous to fully autonomous vehicles. The closer we get to Level 5, fully autonomous driving, the more robust and comprehensive ADAS will become.  Components Powering ADAS are Advancing ADAS is commonly understood to include five key components: Sensors: Commonly used in some of today's connected... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2018

How AI Will Help Pave the Way to Autonomous Driving

How AI Will Help Pave the Way to Autonomous Driving Artificial intelligence will enable vehicles to manage, make sense of, and respond quickly to real-world data inputs from hundreds of different sensors, but it’s going to take some time. An entire industry is charging ahead to reach higher-level autonomous driving capabilities. Still, the challenges are many, ranging from the purely technical to regulation- and insurance-related topics, all the way to moral considerations of derived actions and decisions.  However, the... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2018

Updated: Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences

Updated: Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences Between Tesla's announcement that every car in production will now have the capability for full autonomy by 2018 and the Obama administration's plan to invest almost $4 billion in autonomous vehicle research over the next 10 years, the race to create the best driverless car has never been hotter. The rise of driverless vehicles is going to have a major impact on businesses and professionals. Automated vehicles could replace corporate... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2018

Volvo’s new semi trucks now have more autonomous features and Apple CarPlay

Volvo’s new semi trucks now have more autonomous features and Apple CarPlay Volvo unveiled its new VNL series of semi trucks today with a host of high-tech goodies that are sure to appeal to many long-haul truck drivers. Volvo Truck, a separate entity from the Swedish automaker’s car group, is adding a suite of advanced driver assist systems (ADAS) to its truck lines as standard equipment. This includes forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Advanced driver... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2018

More autonomous Waymo vehicles coming to Phoenix area

More autonomous Waymo vehicles coming to Phoenix area SAN FRANCISCO — A self-driving car service that Google spinoff Waymo plans to launch later this year will include up to 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans. The deal announced Thursday is the latest sign of Waymo’s confidence in its self-driving car technology, which sprung from a secret Google project started nine years ago. The technology will initially be deployed in a ride-hailing service in the Phoenix area before the end of this year and then expand into other U.S.... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2018

How ADAS Enable Road Safety

How ADAS Enable Road Safety In honor of National Autonomous Vehicle Day, we wanted to highlight the technological innovations shaping the auto industry. Today, autonomous technology is declared as the future of transport. Automaker heavy hitters are investing billions in its development and even tech giants including Apple, Uber, and Baidu are trying to crack the code. But even though the race for self-driving cars is heating up, a reality where cars can operate sans driver is far from here. Like it or not, human drivers are still... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2018

European Commission : MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT

European Commission :  MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT The opinions expressed in the studies are those of the consultant and do not necessarily represent the position of the Commission. Assessing the fitness to drive Education/training Infrastructural measures Vehicle design and vehicle safety What can be done about it? ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can provide personal assistance in a road environment that cannot always take into account... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2018

Connected & autonomous vehicles will improve quality of life for 6 in 10 people with limited mobility, finds new study

Connected & autonomous vehicles will improve quality of life for 6 in 10 people with limited mobility, finds new study Six in 10 people say connected and autonomous vehicles will improve their quality of life, finds new study. Stress-free driving seen as the biggest benefit, with cars that brake and park themselves top attractions. Half of young people would use a connected and autonomous car today if they could. Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will transform the lives of six out of every 10 people in the UK,... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2018

Human Factors in Automated Driving

Human Factors in Automated Driving   Automated driving will fundamentally change road transportation. But the role of humans and human-system interaction need to be clearly established to ensure a smooth ride.   Automated driving technology has the potential to fundamentally change road transportation and improve quality of life. If set on the right track, automated vehicles (AVs) could reduce accidents caused by human errors, increase traffic flow efficiency, increase comfort by allowing the driver to perform... [Lire la suite]
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