06 décembre 2017

RANKED: The 18 companies most likely to get self-driving cars on the road first

RANKED: The 18 companies most likely to get self-driving cars on the road first Lyft announced Wednesday that it will team up with Ford on self-driving cars, the latest addition to a growing list of partners. The news shows how rapidly the self-driving-car space is shaping up. With so many players in the space, companies are exploring new tactics to get their product to market first. We decided to take a step back and see where each company stands in the race to make robot cars a reality. Navigant Research assessed all... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2017

Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars

Uber Is Making a $1 Billion Bet on Owning a Fleet of Driverless Cars The ride-hailer’s business model is about to change beyond recognition. Reuters reports that Uber has entered an agreement with Volvo to buy as many as 24,000 of its XC90 SUVs—which it currently uses for testing—between 2019 and 2021. Those vehicles will have Uber’s own self-driving technology added to them, which is currently developed in-house by the firm’s Advanced Technologies Group. With a list price of around $50,000 per vehicle, an... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2017

Waymo Is Launching A Fleet Of Actual Driverless Cars In Arizona

Waymo Is Launching A Fleet Of Actual Driverless Cars In Arizona Waymo, the self-driving car project launched by Google, spent last week showing off the company’s autonomous vehicles to reporters. Now, Waymo said Tuesday, it’s deploying driverless cars for testing in Phoenix as part of a pilot program. Cars without actual people in the driver seat. Driving people around. It’s wild to watch. Read more : https://jalopnik.com/waymo-is-launching-a-fleet-of-actual-driverless-cars-in-1820217901
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03 décembre 2017

The foundational system challenges of the connected car

The foundational system challenges of the connected car What, precisely, is a ‘connected car’? Essentially, it can be defined as anything related to infotainment, telematics, ADAS, autonomous driving, cyber security, OTA, eHorizon, car2X, Cloud, and back-end. At the component level, the technology and software for the connected car and, specifically, for ADAS and autonomous driving, is becoming increasingly sophisticated and robust. But engineers working on algorithms and sensor fusion software still have plenty of work to do before... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Chinese ADAS Companies Rise, Striving To Catch Up With Mobileye

Chinese ADAS Companies Rise, Striving To Catch Up With Mobileye The products tested for benchmarking this time are aftermarket products. In Liu’s opinion, the aftermarket sector would be a better realm to kickstart the business since it spares the company from the complicated pre-market automobile R&D process.     Mobileye achieved a very competitive revenue volume in the aftermarket sector in Q3 this year and MINIEYE is hoping to set a disruptive pricing for its products so as to ensure a cash flow in time. After... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2017

AUTONOMOUS DRIVING & THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRANSPORT IN CHINA

AUTONOMOUS DRIVING & THE NEXT GENERATION OF TRANSPORT IN CHINA INTRODUCTION TO AUTONOMOUS DRIVING IN CHINA China has become the biggest vehicle manufacturer and market in the world since 2009. With decades of effort, China has built up a full system of production and supply of vehicles. As with the country itself, the growth of China’s auto industry has been remarkable. But its growth is expected to slow down under the context of “New Normal”. There is still a long way for China to go to become a leading country in the... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2017

Autonomous cars: a big opportunity for European industry

Autonomous cars: a big opportunity for European industry Connectivity on the fastlane Beyond connectivity-enabled functions, an autonomous car will understand its environment and the passengers. It will also “learn” to react and adapt to different situations during the entire driving process. More innovations coming to the vehicle Autonomous car implies the capability of a car to drive partly or fully by itself, with limited or no human intervention. Three primary functions can be fulfilled : . Safety: Ability to sense and alert... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2017

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know

Tesla's new Autopilot is getting a big update this weekend — here's everything you need to know Tesla is rolling out another Auopilot update this weekend as it inches closer to its most ambitious demonstration yet: an autonomous Tesla driving itself between Los Angeles and New York. Tesla has been rolling out updates to its second-generation Autopilot system, known as Enhance Autopilot, since January. The updates will eventually pave the way for Tesla cars to become fully autonomous later down the road. * Read more... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2017

Self-Driving Pods

Self-Driving Pods On October 2016, the Transport Systems Catapult was responsible for putting a self-driving vehicle on UK public streets for the first time. The demonstration of a UK developed autonomous driving system marked the conclusion of the LUTZ Pathfinder Project, which began developing autonomous technology in 2014. The vehicle demonstration took place on pavements around Milton Keynes train station and business district. A trained engineer remained in the vehicle for the duration of the trial,... [Lire la suite]
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28 novembre 2017

Addressing Multi-Petabyte Growth in ADAS Development and Simulation

Addressing Multi-Petabyte Growth in ADAS Development and Simulation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, or ADAS, are the fastest growing segment in automotive electronics, designed to automate and improve safe driving. Today, we use several ADAS features such as Adaptive Light Control, Adaptive Cruise Control, lane departure warnings, traffic sign recognition and many others. Almost all car manufacturers and leading suppliers such as Bosch, Autoliv, Continental, Mobileye and others are working on ADA systems with the final... [Lire la suite]