13 avril 2016

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

European Commission drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology. Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC) regulation published 13 July, 2009 and covers Category M2 and M3 vehicles, which are designed to... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2016

How to Turn Your Normal Car into a Connected Car

Not everybody needs—or even wants—a completely connected car. As we previously discussed, 20 percent of connected car owners have never used as many as half of the high-tech features available in their vehicles: in-car concierge, mobile routers for wireless Internet connectivity, automatic parking systems, head-up display, and other built-in apps. The following devices can make almost any car “smart.” Just plug them into your vehicle’s OBD-II port (also called a diagnostic port)–located under the steering wheel or on the driver’s... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Connected Cars in the Next Decade: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Connected Cars in the Next Decade: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know Interested in investing in connected and driverless cars? Here are four numbers you should be familiar with. Many tech and auto companies believe that connected cars are destined to conquer the roads soon and pave the way for self-driving cars to replace human drivers. To better understand this fledgling industry, let's highlight four key numbers investors should be familiar with. 75% of all shipped cars by 2020The percentage of new cars shipped with Internet... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2016

Baidu Enters the Global Race for Driverless Car Domination

Baidu Enters the Global Race for Driverless Car Domination    Bloomberg News  Wang Jing bought his first car, a Dodge Shadow, with $3,000 he scratched together working three part-time jobs in the U.S. as a postgraduate student in Florida. These days, the senior vice president in charge of Baidu Inc.’s autonomous driving efforts is far better paid. He’s also a man on a mission: To push China to the forefront of the coming driverless-car era. To read more... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

Do Consumers Want Driverless Cars?

Do Consumers Want Driverless Cars? Author: Carrie Hollenberg Subscribe to Insights in Brief to be notified about new Featured Content as it becomes available! Strategic Business Insights' (SBI's) recent research into Americans' attitudes about their cars offers insight into how the diffusion of driverless cars in consumer markets might play out. Most major automakers—and, of course, Google—are pushing forward with a variety of driverless-car efforts. The US National Highway Transportation... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2016

Japan to form a team for self-driving cars

  Japanese industry to team on self-driving cars- Nikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO -- Major Japanese automakers and autoparts suppliers will join hands in research and development of autonomous driving vehicles to narrow the gap with U.S. and European rivals. An agreement has been reached among companies that have been participating in a study panel set up by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.http://asia.nikkei.com  

08 avril 2016

Disruption in Car Industry

The driverless, car-sharing road ahead Carmakers increasingly fret that their industry is on the brink of huge disruption THE whizzy gadgets for geeks to goggle at during CES, an annual consumer-electronics show in Las Vegas, have typically been small enough to pick up. But they have been joined in recent years by an increasing number of cars. The Detroit motor show, America’s biggest and glitziest, starts later this month, but many in the car industry now regard CES, which opened on January 5th, as a more important event. Mary... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2016

The biggest question about driverless cars that no one seems to have an answer to

The biggest question about driverless cars that no one seems to have an answer to Wow. A lot of you guys had some very passionate responses to last week's news that the federal government had recognized Google's software, not the human passenger, as the "driver" in its self-driving cars. There was one, big theme running through many of your comments. See if you can identify it: So does the software have to get a driver's license and insurance? —ikeaboy So if I get drunk, get into my Googlemobile and crash into... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2016

10 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020

10 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020 John Greenough, BI Intelligence Jul. 29, 2015, 9:00 AM 71,724 Self-driving cars are no longer a futuristic idea. Companies like Mercedes, BMW, and Tesla have already released, or are soon to release, self-driving features that give the car some ability to drive itself. Tech companies are also trying to pioneer the self-driving car. Recently, Google announced that it would be testing its prototype of a driverless car on roads this summer in... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2016

Will self-driving cars kill off the train?

Will self-driving cars kill off the train? Autonomous vehicles will make railways obsolete - even if new high speed routes are built, expert claims Randal O’Toole, of the libertarian Cato Institute in Washington DC, thinks commuters will choose autonomous cars over high-speed trains in 2030 Technology is predicted to feature in lots of cars in the next 15 years and mean journeys could be used for working and watching films, for example  He thinks such vehicles could be the death of the railways - even if billions of pounds... [Lire la suite]