24 septembre 2016

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map

Autonomous Cars Will Require a Totally New Kind of Map AS THE VEHICLE navigated the labyrinthine streets of London and headed for the countryside of Surrey with uncommon speed, the passengers must have felt a bit unnerved. Having selected their destination, they’d relinquished control. They had no communication with the driver, but they could check their progress on a map. The map must have been reassuring, says Peter Skillman, lead designer for Nokia HERE, the maps division the Finnish communications company. Skillman... [Lire la suite]

22 septembre 2016

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)

How the Future of Driverless Trucks Will Disrupt the Global Economy (DDAIF, VLKAY)   Recently, about a dozen trucks from major manufacturers including Volvo, Daimler AG (OTC: DDAIF) and Volkswagen (OTCMKTS: VLKAY) completed a week of autonomous driving across Europe, to take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, organized by the Dutch government as one of biggest events for its 2016 presidency of the European Union.   Truck “platooning” involves a few trucks linked wirelessly that... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2016

Enhancing safety

Enhancing safety Transport is increasing and safety is becoming even more important. Ninety percent of accidents are caused by driver error. So to handle difficult traffic situations in the future our researchers are working to make vehicles smarter than ever before, helping the driver to avoid potentially dangerous situations. Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) include, for example, warning systems and driver awareness support. In most cases the driver is simply warned when something is wrong. Tomorrow's smart... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2016

Ontario urged to invest $65M in driverless cars

Ontario urged to invest $65M in driverless cars Ontario urged to support driverless car industry to secure future auto jobs in the province. The Ontario government is being urged to make a major investment in the development of driverless car technology to help the province’s auto industry compete on a global scale. The proposed program would see the province invest $65 million to stimulate a range of projects, including a real-life driverless test centre, likely in Stratford, according to a confidential report obtained by... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

Global Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market - Forecast & Analysis, 2016 - 2022

Global Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) Market - Forecast & Analysis, 2016 - 2022 - Rising Awareness Towards Driver's Safety - Research and Markets Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) has become an essential constituent in the automotive systems nowadays. ADAS is one of the segments in automotive industry with a high growth potential. ADAS comprise of systems with efficient and advanced technologies that provide autonomy to the vehicles and assist the driver in driving the vehicle safely. The various components in... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2016

The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go through

The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go through   Tesla Motors unveiled its latest electric car, the Model 3, on March 31, with a lower price tag and 2017 delivery date. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk heralded the Model 3 as a way to accelerate the world's "transition to sustainable transport."(Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) Most of the best selling cars in America, such as the Honda Accord or Nissan Altima, generally hit around 300,000 in sales every year. Tesla saw 276,000 people sign-up to... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2016

GOOGLE’S SELF-DRIVING CARS EXPECTED IN 2017

GOOGLE’S SELF-DRIVING CARS EXPECTED IN 2017 Google’s forward-thinking and experimental Google X division has been working on self-driving cars for some time. However, at a conference in California yesterday, Sergey Brin announced that Google will start building its own self-driving cars rather than modifying vehicles built by other manufacturers. “We’re really excited about this vehicle – it’s something that will allow us to really push the capabilities of self driving technology, and understand the limitations,” said Chris Urmson,... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2016

Uber's autonomous vehicles spotted on San Francisco streets

Uber's autonomous vehicles spotted on San Francisco streets The future has been seen rolling the streets of San Francisco. SFist spotted multiple test runs of Uber’s autonomous vehicles all over the city, including near Alamo Square. The cars were labeled with Uber ATC, the rideshare company’s Pittsburgh-based division charged with developing long-term technology, like autonomy. Public tests of Uber’s autonomous vehicles have already been seen in Pittsburgh where the company has offered free rides in its... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2016

BMW: Driving into the automotive future with ADAS

BMW: Driving into the automotive future with ADAS A futuristic technology surprises and pleases at the same time. The innovative camera and radar-based Driver Assistance offers comfort and safety enhancing functions and is designed to reduce driving stress. The prospect of autonomous, driverless cars continue to dominate the interest in the automobile industry while a quiet transition is already altering our vehicles. The development of sophisticated driver assistance systems has transformed the driving experience altogether. We are... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2016

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism A Model X navigated 20 miles of highway as its driver hovered near death. Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot feature saved his life. Neally was driving home in late July when he suddenly felt something like “a steel pole through my chest.” Neally was in gathering highway traffic as the pain mounted rapidly. In the moment, Neally... [Lire la suite]
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