18 janvier 2018

Samsung, Harman unveil driverless car components, digital cockpit at CES

Samsung, Harman unveil driverless car components, digital cockpit at CES Samsung unveiled its first set of components for autonomous driving and infotainment solutions developed with Harman International, which it bought about a year ago in a major push into the auto electronics market. The automotive industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of the technology market, with carmakers looking to add more autonomous features as the race to put driverless cars on the road heats up. At the annual CES trade show in Las Vegas this... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018 Ford is ramping its autonomous vehicle program in 2018, with plans to expand testing its cars in a new city this year. This will serve a number of purposes, including helping partner autonomous platform partner Argo AI build out its self-driving tech, as well as helping to research further its dedicated AV vehicle design requirements. But it’s also going to allow Ford to test its new partnership platform, which is now ready for testing and which allows partners to... [Lire la suite]
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16 janvier 2018

How Mercedes is Using ADAS

How Mercedes is Using ADAS With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically adjusted in bends and at intersections. Also included are Active Emergency Stop Assist and a considerably improved Active Lane Change Assist. “The... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

As Lyft Begins Testing Autonomous Cars, Insurance Concerns for California Drivers

The newest company to gain approval for testing autonomous cars in California is ride-hail service, Lyft. This should come as no surprise since the company announced their autonomous car expansion plan earlier this year. Lyft has partnered with companies like Ford to achieve a goal of streamlined and affordable transportation and is just one of many companies that already have or plan on applying for permits to test autonomous cars in California. With the rise of autonomous car usage, California residents need to prepare for insurance... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles ?

Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Motorcycles ?   The “thing” that made the Smart Turn System the very best self-cancelling turn signal module in the world became the foundation for the future of motorcycles in traffic.        Are advanced driver assistance systems future? One of the main goals of our company is to become a leader in safety gear for motorcycles that will not only make your ride smarter but also to achieve higher standards of communication in traffic. SInce our... [Lire la suite]
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14 janvier 2018

CHINA: THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MARKET FOR DRIVERLESS CARS IS PUSHING ITS INDUSTRY TO THE LIMIT

CHINA: THE WORLD’S BIGGEST MARKET FOR DRIVERLESS CARS IS PUSHING ITS INDUSTRY TO THE LIMIT Although consumer interest is high, autonomous driving is progressing slowly in China. Newcomers such as Faraday Future or Nio may have great ambitions, but their opportunities remain limited. And volume producers currently have more pressing tasks to take care of. Furthermore, some severe infrastructural hurdles complicate improvements. February 23, 2017 is not a date that William Li will easily forget. After months of preparation and a... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2018

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around

Japan is Testing Driverless Buses to Help the Elderly Get Around Japan is bringing autonomous vehicle technology to rural areas of the country where a majority of the population is over the age of 65. Nishikata, Japan, 115 km (71 miles) from the capital of Tokyo, is one such area. Roughly one-third of its small population ofvc 6,300 people are elderly, and with limited buses and bus drivers, it can be difficult for these residents to get around. Enter the Robot Shuttle, a six-seat driverless bus from game developer DeNA Co, which... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2018

Four predictions for Pittsburgh’s self-driving cars in 2018

This year in self-driving car news started with Mayor Bill Peduto hoping for a better relationship with Uber and ended with policy recommendations from Carnegie Mellon University students on using autonomous vehicles to improve access to public transit. In between, the city’s self-driving scene grew by two. Ford invested $1 billion into Pittsburgh self-driving startup Argo AI and Aurora Innovation launched, bringing the number of autonomous vehicle testers in the city up to five — Aptiv (formerly Delphi), Argo AI, Aurora Innovation,... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2018

EU Commission drives home merits of autonomous vehicles

EU Commission drives home merits of autonomous vehicles Can driverless cars chauffeur people to a love of the EU? The European Commission is betting it can. Christmas came early for automated driving enthusiasts this week. Convening a two-day summit in Brussels on the subject – the first of its kind – the European Commission promised a sack of goodies in the form of dedicated funding, regulatory changes, cross-border agreements and innovation stimulus. Driverless trucks could be a reality on European motorways within two years,... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2018

AFTER PEAK HYPE, SELF-DRIVING CARS ENTER THE TROUGH OF DISILLUSIONMENT

OH, THE UNTAINTED optimism of 2014. In the spring of that year, the good Swedes at Volvo introduced Drive Me, a program to get regular Josefs, Frejas, Joeys, and Fayes into autonomous vehicles. By 2017, Volvo executives promised, the company would distribute 100 self-driving SUVs to families in Gothenburg, Sweden. The cars would be able to ferry their passengers through at least 30 miles of local roads, in everyday driving conditions—all on their own. “The technology, which will be called Autopilot, enables the driver to hand over the... [Lire la suite]
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