28 février 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems  Advanced driver assistance systems, often referred to as ADAS, refers to all of the items in your vehicle that are meant to help keep you safe while you are in the vehicle. Smart Cars Cars that have ADAS are often referred to as intelligent vehicles. They are called such because they are designed to get a good grasp on the surrounding environment of the vehicle and passengers within it, and goes beyond simply checking power steering fluid and oil. This information is gathered... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2017

WHAT CHINESE DRIVERS WANT FROM THE CONNECTED CAR

WHAT CHINESE DRIVERS WANT FROM THE CONNECTED CAR The connected car will be a reality within a few years, as enhanced safety, economy and entertainment become standard features of most new vehicles. So how do the Chinese feel about the car of the future? In this extensive global project carried out at the end of 2014, we interviewed 5,800 consumers in six key markets – China, Brazil, Germany, Russia the UK and the US – to find out what the future really looks like for consumers, automotive manufacturers and the wider supply chain. We... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2017

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry

Disruptive trends that will transform the auto industry Technology-driven trends will revolutionize how industry players respond to changing consumer behavior, develop partnerships, and drive transformational change. 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, increasing automation, and new business models have revolutionized other industries, and... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Nissan Autonomous Vehicle Tech : ProPilot

Nissan Autonomous Vehicle Tech : ProPilot Nissan’s new Serena, set to go on sale in Japan in late August, will come equipped with the company’s ProPILOT autonomous drive technology that’s designed for highway use in single-lane traffic. With ProPILOT, the vehicle’s accelerator, brakes, and steering are controlled based on information captured through a mono camera equipped with advanced-image processing software. The ProPILOT camera can quickly recognize, in three-dimensional depth, preceding vehicles and lane markers, according... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2017

Shared mobility: Global market for shared vehicles and mobility offerings to grow as much as 35 percent a year through 2020

Shared mobility: Global market for shared vehicles and mobility offerings to grow as much as 35 percent a year through 2020 Usage is replacing ownership – This change in consumer habits is set to transform the private transportation of the future. The world of shared mobility, where vehicles are shared and mobility offerings used jointly, will see rising revenues and growing customer numbers in the period through 2020. The Roland Berger experts anticipate annual growth rates of up to 35 percent in the new business fields around car,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

IMPLEMENTING HUMAN FACTORS WITHIN THE DESIGN PROCESS OF ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS)

IMPLEMENTING HUMAN FACTORS WITHIN THE DESIGN PROCESS OF ADVANCED DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS (ADAS) The emerging trend in driver support systems is aimed at reducing requirements placed on the driver. By equipping vehicles with sensors, navigation and motion planning, the driving task is shared between human actors and the supporting assistance systems. Ultimately, by adding and improving cognition and control techniques, this could lead to autonomous vehicles in which the driving task is controlled by the vehicle and the... [Lire la suite]

19 février 2017

IoT Insurance: Trends in Home, Life & Auto Insurance Industries

IoT Insurance: Trends in Home, Life & Auto Insurance Industries IoT in Auto Insurance Many auto insurance companies are starting to use the IoT, largely through connected cars, to track drivers' habits in real time. This practice has become known as usage-based insurance (UBI) and has surged in popularity in the last two years. According to a 2015 Nielsen survey, 20% of U.S. households took part in a UBI plan, up from 13% in 2014. BI Intelligence expects 35% of insured U.S. drivers to test one of these policies in 2021. By... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2017

Migration of ADAS from Passenger Cars towards Heavy Truck and Military Applications

Migration of ADAS from Passenger Cars towards Heavy Truck and Military Applications Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS) features currently available in the passenger car domain include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Change Assist (LCA), Lane Keeping Control (LKC) and Automatic Parking Assist (APA).  Manufacturers of heavy trucks (for example, class 8 tractor-trailer trucks), mass transit buses and military vehicles are also developing ADAS features. In fact,... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2017

European Fleet Market expected to double by 2020

European Fleet Market expected to double by 2020 A new research report from Berg Insight shows that the number of vehicle subscriptions in the European fleet management market will double from todays 5.3 million(Q4, 2015) to 10.6 million subscribers by 2020. European companies operating commercial vehicles and heavy machinery fleets are embracing the digital age like never before. The trend is clear; they are moving away from manual, time consuming solutions and towards digital, paperless solutions.   A new report from... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2017

Google’s self-driving cars will hit public roads this month

Google’s self-driving cars will hit public roads this month We weren’t sure how this year’s North American International Auto Show was going to fare considering all of the car news at CES 2017 last week, but the Detroit show got off to a big start on Sunday. Waymo, the new company formed when Google spun off its autonomous car division in 2016, announced that its first fleet of self-driving minivans will hit public roads later this month. Read more... [Lire la suite]