06 mars 2017

A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Older Drivers

A Guide for Reducing Collisions Involving Older Drivers Introduction The six major areas of the AASHTO Strategic Highway Safety Plan—Drivers, Vehicles, Special Users, Highways, Emergency Medical Services, and Management—are subdivided into 22 goals, or key emphasis areas, that impact highway safety. One of these goals addresses the reduction of crashes and fatalities involving older drivers. This implementation guide provides engineering, planning, education, and policy guidance to highway agencies that desire to better accommodate... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2017

Connected mobility: the rise of digital technology in everything on the road

Connected mobility: the rise of digital technology in everything on the road When people talk about the Internet of Things, they often give Google’s autonomous car as an example. The expectation is that we will see self-driving cars on the road within five years. But the world of mobility is bigger than the autonomous vehicle. At Valtech, we work for various car, bicycle, energy and lease companies. And at all these companies, people have questions about digital transformation and mobility. It’s time for an update on connected... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD

WAZE DIGS INTO YOUR CAR’S DASHBOARD WAZE ON YOUR 5-inch smartphone screen is so last year. The hot new thing is Waze on the 8-inch screen in your dashboard. The crowdsourced traffic and navigation app owned by Google is joining the SmartDeviceLink Consortium and working with automakers and developers on open source protocols for connecting smart phones to cars. That means that everything you do in Waze, you’ll soon do from the driver’s seat with a few taps and swipes on the infotainment screen. Kinda... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Can Amazon Dominate in Car Insurance, Too?

Can Amazon Dominate in Car Insurance, Too? In January 2013, LIMRA reported that 90% of industry executives it had surveyed believe that insurance companies will continue to form strategic alliances with “non-traditional organizations” to expand distribution. The example cited was MetLife’s trial alliance with 200 Wal-Mart stores. Then Accenture’s “Customer-Driven Innovation Survey” found that more than two-thirds of customers would consider purchasing home, auto and life insurance from businesses other than insurers—23% were open... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2017

Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market- Trends, Drivers, Strategies, Applications and Competitive Landscape to–

Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market- Trends, Drivers, Strategies, Applications and Competitive Landscape to– 2020 The Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Market research report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state also focuses on the major drivers and restraints for the key players. Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Industry research report also provides granular analysis of the market share, segmentation, revenue forecasts and geographic regions of the... [Lire la suite]
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]