16 août 2016

Un motard accidenté sauvé par le service de géolocalisation de Google

Un motard accidenté sauvé par le service de géolocalisation de Google  Disparu après un accident, un motard a été retrouvé quatre jours après sa disparition grâce à la géolocalisation de google de son téléphone portable grâce à l'historique des positions de Google. Ce motard sarthois peut dire merci à Google. Un homme de 38 ans a été localisé vivant, quatre jours après sa mystérieuse disparition grâce à la détermination de sa famille et aux données de géolocalisation de son téléphone portable rapporte ce mardi France... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2016

Teenagers : Driving carries extra risk for them

Teenagers : Driving carries extra risk for them In the United States, teenagers drive less than all but the oldest people, but their numbers of crashes and crash deaths are disproportionately high. 1 In the United States, the fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16-19 year-olds is nearly 3 times the rate for drivers ages 20 and over. Risk is highest at ages 16-17. In fact, the fatal crash rate per mile driven is nearly twice as high for 16-17 year-olds as it is for 18-19 year-olds. Beginning in... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Cadillac CT6 Offers Rearview Mirror with Video

Cadillac CT6 Offers Rearview Mirror with Video The 2016 Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan offers such advanced safety features as night vision, pedestrian collision mitigation, Surround Vision, and a rear camera mirror just recently approved by federal safety regulators. The available rear camera mirror is designed to provide a better view of what’s behind the car. With just a touch, the driver can activate it and stream HD video through the rearview mirror itself. A camera located at the rear of the vehicle generates the live video... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2016

Video: Toyota Accelerates Automatic Braking to 2017

Video: Toyota Accelerates Automatic Braking to 2017 Toyota will begin to include advanced driver assistance packages — anchored by automatic emergency braking (AEB) — as standard equipment on almost every new vehicle by the end of 2017, the automaker announced. As a result, Toyota will make AEB technology widely available four years ahead of the 2022 industry target announced last week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Lexus models will include... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2016

Google Self-Driving Car Exec Talks Fatal Tesla Crash

Google Self-Driving Car Exec Talks Fatal Tesla Crash Google has finally broken its silence on the fatal Tesla crash that killed 40-year-old Joshua Brown. And it seems Google is blaming both Brown and Tesla for what tragically occurred. In an interview with Bloomberg, John Krafcik, CEO of Google’s Self-Driving Car Project, called what happened on May 7, 2016 in Williston, Fla. “a tragedy.” But Krafcik also pointed out that Brown was “one of probably a hundred or so people who died that day in automotive fatalities, in... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2016

Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers?

Do driverless cars need to make their passengers feel like drivers? The world of movement is evolving, and soon, being in the driver's seat could be a thing of the past. At the GigaOm conference in San Francisco, industry experts debated the future of transport design. Peter Skillman, Head of Design at HERE, gave a talk on how the perception of driverless cars must be changed before they can be accepted as the future of transportation. read more... [Lire la suite]

09 août 2016

What the First Driverless Car Fatality Means for Self-Driving Tech

What the First Driverless Car Fatality Means for Self-Driving Tech A crash that killed a driver in a Tesla Model S electric car in self-driving mode has called into question the safety of driverless vehicle technology. This week, federal officials announced the launch of a formal investigation into the accident. The crash occurred on May 7 in Williston, Florida, when a tractor-trailer made a left turn in front of the Tesla, and the car failed to apply the brakes, the New York Times reported. It is the first known fatal... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2016

How Will Driverless Cars Affect Car Insurance?

How Will Driverless Cars Affect Car Insurance? Driverless cars aren’t just for sci-fi fanatics anymore. In fact, elements of the technology—such as park assist and collision avoidance systems—are already commonplace on many cars. However, full-fledged autonomous vehicles pose a number of challenges to the status quo, from state laws to insurance coverage. What possibilities can driverless cars offer? How close are they to becoming a reality? And what will have to change before they do? Google’s self-driven vehicle software,... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2016

The great driverless car race: Where will the UK place?

The great driverless car race: Where will the UK place? Updated 11 July 2016: The British government has launched a consultation to explore how autonomous vehicles can be insured, as well as hashing out rules of the road for self-driving cars and existing regulations that may hold back adoption. The proposals include changes to insurance laws so that “motorists who have handed control to their self-driving cars can be insured properly”. It also suggests amendments to the Highway Code along with redrafting regulations... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2016

Introducing a New Map for Semi-Autonomous Cars

Introducing a New Map for Semi-Autonomous Cars It’s all but certain that autonomous vehicles are the future of driving. But to get there, we’re going to need a better map. That map will need to do two things: On the technical side, it needs to be able to talk to the vehicle in computer-speak about where to go, in what gear, and how fast. On the design side, it should be as intuitive, fun, and useful to a human being as the best app on her smartphone. Mapbox, the firm that creates map software using mainly open-source data,... [Lire la suite]
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