29 août 2018

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs Thatcham has formed a working group with vehicle manufacturers to urgently address spiralling repair costs associated with collision avoidance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from Q3 2016, average vehicle bills have increased by 32% over the last three years to £1,678. Andrew Miller, Thatcham chief technology officer, said that while ADAS may not account for the entire increase, it is... [Lire la suite]

28 août 2018

EDITION 2018, ADAS AND AD MARKET, ANALYSIS AND FORECAST – 2018 – 2030

EDITION 2018, ADAS AND AD MARKET, ANALYSIS AND FORECAST – 2018 – 2030 M14 Intelligence predicts 60 million passenger cars will be equipped with some kind of automation by 2030. Out of which 30 million cars will be ADAS featured, 30 million will be Level 2/Partially automated while 5.3 million cars will be highly automated and driverless. The detail analysis of ADAS and AD market by SAE levels of automation, technology penetration, analog semiconductor content (camera or image sensors, ultrasonic sensors,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2018

More Auto Insurers Are Now Offering Usage-Based Insurance

More Auto Insurers Are Now Offering Usage-Based Insurance   Chances are that if your auto insurer doesn’t offer usage-based insurance (UBI) also known as pay-as-you-drive (PAYD) insurance or pay-how-you-drive (PHYD) insurance, it soon will. With usage-based insurance, you allow a telematics device to be installed in your vehicle which in turn allows the insurance company to monitor your driving habits. If you are a safe driver, your good driving habits may earn you a lower insurance premium than other people who... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2018

Automotive revolution – perspective towards 2030

Automotive revolution – perspective towards 2030 Today’s economies are dramatically changing, triggered by development in emerging markets, the accelerated rise of new technologies, sustainability policies, and changing consumer preferences around ownership. Digitization and new business models have revolutionized other industries, and automotive will be no exception. For the automotive sector, these forces are giving rise to four disruptive technology-driven trends: diverse mobility, autonomous driving, electrification, and... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2018

The Self-Driving Car Timeline – Predictions from the Top 11 Global Automakers

The Self-Driving Car Timeline – Predictions from the Top 11 Global Automakers A company by company examination of the top car makers public investment and statements by their top executives makes it clear that most car companies are betting that self-driving will be inevitable, and they’re all jumping in with investment and initiatives. With billions of dollars in R&D and acquisitions, there’s plenty of fodder for media hype, but there haven’t been many concerted efforts to bring together the facts and answer fundamental... [Lire la suite]
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24 août 2018

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car   A new startup that proposes a different spin on autonomous transportation came out of stealth today. The company, called Nuro, was founded by two former lead Google engineers who worked on the famed self-driving car project. Unlike the plethora of self-driving startups out there, Nuro isn’t focused on reconfiguring robot taxis or autonomous trucks, but on designing a new type of vehicle altogether. Nuro is focused on deliveries, specifically the... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2018

DATA-DRIVEN BUSINESS MODELS IN CONNECTED CARS, MOBILITY SERVICES & BEYOND

DATA-DRIVEN BUSINESS MODELS IN CONNECTED CARS, MOBILITY SERVICES & BEYOND Seven in ten of the world’s most valuable brands are digital platforms with data-driven business models. While this new phenomenon is transforming the global economy, there is currently little academic research on the subject. To contribute to this nascent field, this study develops a definition of data-driven business models and suggest a first business taxonomy. Interestingly, the world-leading internet platform players are currently all pushing into the... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2018

Trends, innovations and challenges in the automotive industry with AVL

Trends, innovations and challenges in the automotive industry with AVL We recently caught up with AVL to discuss simulation trends, technology innovation and skills shortage in ADAS technologists. AVL will be on the exhibition floor at AutoSens in Brussels this September showcasing their organisation. They also shared with us what they are most looking forward to at AutoSens in 2018… Simulation is becoming more and more important in testing and validation of sensors and vehicle systems, what trends do you see in terms of... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2018

SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS

SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS IF YOU LIVE in Southern California and you’ve ordered one of those fancy new smart refrigerators in the past few weeks, it may have hitched a ride to you on a robotruck. Since early October, autonomous trucks built and operated by the startup Embark have been hauling Frigidaire refrigerators 650 miles along the I-10 freeway, from a warehouse in El Paso, Texas, to a distribution center in Palm Springs, California. A human driver rides in the cab to monitor the... [Lire la suite]
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19 août 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Vehicles

Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Vehicles Artificial Intelligence (AI) has taken the automotive industry by storm to drive the development of level-4 and level-5 autonomous vehicles. Why do you think AI has become so popular now, though it has been around since the 1950s? Simply put, the reason behind this explosion of AI is the humongous amount of data that we have available today. With the help of connected devices and services, we are able to collect data in every industry, thus fueling the AI revolution. While... [Lire la suite]