19 septembre 2014

Audi, Mercedes, Google: 29 autonomous cars allowed to drive on California roads

On September the 16th  a new law governing testing autonomous cars on open roads came into effect in California. Audi is the first manufacturer to have obtained the new license, Google and Mercedes follow. Le 16 septembre, une nouvelle loi régissant le test de voitures autonomes sur routes ouvertes est entrée en vigueur en Californie. Audi est le premier constructeur à avoir obtenu le nouveau permis, Google et Mercedes suivent. Read more:... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2014

Driverless Cars Coming to streets Soon, Worldwide Shipment to hit 42 million by 2035

If anyone is wondering if the driverless car is really going to roll into our streets anytime soon, ABI Research's latest data may give some insights on what can be expected.According to ABI Research's Automotive Safety and Autonomous Driving Market Research report, global driverless vehicle shipments will hit 42 million by 2035, from 1.1 million in 2014 Pour ceux qui s'interrogent encore sur le fait de savoir si la voiture sans conducteur va vraiment rouler dans nos rues de sitôt, les dernières recherches d'ABI Research... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2014

M2M : the business model for connected car

Connected cars -- vehicles augmented with Internet-connected intelligent systems and services -- are driving into the fast lane. The number of connected cars is increasing rapidly: Not only are self driving cars set to become legal in the UK from 2015 (as they are already in parts of the US), but analysts expect the market to be worth €39 billion by 2018. So, what do connected cars offer the enterprise? Les voitures connectées - Véhicules intégrant des systèmes et services intelligents connectés à Internet - se développent à grande... [Lire la suite]
10 septembre 2014

Toyota sees no future for fully driverless car

World's largest automaker embracing "full-time back-seat driver" technology. Your car soon will do more to help avoid a crash. As for one day leaving all the driving to the vehicle while you relax in back, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from safety executives at Toyota, who on Thursday promised by 2017 to have collision-prevention technology installed across its U.S. line-up, in both mainstream and luxury vehicles. http://www.design-engineering.com/general/toyota-sees-future-fully-driverless-car-132263 ... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2014

The Connected Car Will Affect Your Car Insurance

Car insurance rates and premiums have always been based on “the group” - age group, gender group, city group, vehicle type group, and so on. For years, insurance companies have been grouping drivers based on statistical and demographic data in an attempt to estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident. Which makes sense, if static data is all you have, but what if insurance companies could estimate the likelihood of any one driver getting into an accident by knowing exactly how that one driver drives? Switching... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2014

How we gave sight to the Mercedes Robotic Car

Radar is theKey to Mercedes Benz's autonomous car. It is August 2013, and we are sitting in what looks like a standard S-Class Mercedes, nosing through traffic in a small town in southern Germany. The streets are narrow and jam-packed with cars, and pedestrians are everywhere. Yet nobody has a hand on the wheel, and nobody has a foot anywhere near the pedals. Still, you can’t fault the driving: This car is in charge of itself. Le radar est l'élement clé de la voiture autonome de Mercedes Benz. Nous sommes en  Août 2013, et nous... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2014

Connected Car Manufacturers Embracing Big Data

In today’s connected world, cars have changed and so have their owners. Big data analytics have transformed driver experiences, capturing real-time data insights from inside and outside of vehicles to improve driver safety, vehicle services and improve the driving experience. With the connected car market reaching $130 billion US dollars by 2019 (Smart Mobility Management), it is no surprise that auto manufacturers are rapidly adopting connected car technology and embedding it within their vehicles. GM recently announced that it... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2014

Wall Sreet love This gadget That's Bringing The World Closer To Self-Driver Cars - Here's How It Works !

Wall Street has collectively decided that a software firm called Mobileye now stands at the vanguard of firms investors should look to to invest in the self-driving car revolution.  Mobileye was the largest-ever IPO (Initial Public Offering) by an Israeli firm, raising $890 million at a valuation of over $7.5 billion, according to the Times Of Israel. Shares are up 12% since its August 1, 2014 debut, and climbed 8% Tuesday. Wall Street a collectivement décidé que l'entreprise de logiciels appelée Mobileye se situe maintenant à... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2014

OpenXC: The platform that drives Ford on the connected car

Non-production and open-source designed to attract the best developers to create projects using the data of vehicles in real-time hardware and software platform, OpenXC program provides access to more than 15 data types. Data on speed, engine rpm, fuel level, the use of equipment such as windshield wipers or door openings can be used by developers, as does any other data sources on a smartphone, tablet or internet application.An example of the potential OpenXC: a Ford engineer, Zac Nelson, used the platform to design a control gearbox... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2014

Changement à la tete de la strategie High-Tech chez continental

Ever since it went public with its self-driving car in 2010, Google Inc. has often been the one snapping up outside talent to bring autonomous cars closer to reality.German supplier Continental AG turned the tables last week by picking off Seval Oz, Google's head of global strategic partnerships for self-driving cars, to lead a new "intelligent" transportation project in Silicon Valley. Depuis qu'il a rendu publique sa voiture autonome en 2010, Google Inc. a souvent été celui qui a su attiré les talents pour amener les voitures... [Lire la suite]
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