16 juillet 2019

FLEET MANAGEMENT IN THE AMERICAS

FLEET MANAGEMENT IN THE AMERICAS Fleet management (FM) is an ambiguous term used in reference to a wide range of solutions for different vehicle-related applications. Berg Insight’s definition of a fleet management solution is a vehicle-based system that incorporates data logging, satellite positioning and data communications to a backoffice application. The history of fleet management solutions goes back several decades. On-board vehicle computers first emerged in the 1980s and were soon connected to various satellite and... [Lire la suite]

15 juillet 2019

Cloud-Connected Electric Motorbikes Make Smart Cities Even Smarter

Cloud-Connected Electric Motorbikes Make Smart Cities Even Smarter “At Monday Motorbikes, we have created the world’s first electric bicycle with motorcycle capabilities. The M1 is fully electric, connected to the cloud and is smartphone integrated. M1 owners can even put a passcode on their smartphone to start their motorbike, and each bike comes equipped with a USB charger, along with a companion app that connects via Bluetooth. It’s a smart bike that can get you as far as 50 miles without any fuel or spin of the pedals. It’s... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2019

Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved in low-speed incident

Australian miner Fortescue says two driverless trucks involved in low-speed incident An autonomous truck readies to pick up a load of iron ore at Australia's Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) Chichester Hub, which includes the Christmas Creek iron ore mine, in the Pilbara region, located southeast of the coastal town of Port Hedland in Western Australia, November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Melanie Burton The miner said in a statement that no one was hurt or at risk of being injured in the Feb. 11 incident. Fortescue is retrofitting... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2019

Artificial intelligence enters ADAS

Artificial intelligence enters ADAS Road traffic holds many complex situations in store - situations that could possibly overtax a conventional driver assistance system. In a joint project with Technical University Darmstadt (Germany), automotive supplier Continental has now investigated the use of machine learning in such systems. The "trustworthiness" of the AI plays an important role. In the fourth round of the Proreta research project, the partners Continental and TU Darmstadt developed a machine-learning vehicle... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2019

An Autonomous Car Roadmap for Suppliers

An Autonomous Car Roadmap for Suppliers Autonomous vehicles, with their promising pilot programs and enormous potential, make headlines in business and technology news every day. Self-driving cars and trucks promise to dramatically change the economics of nearly every industry, and it seems likely that eventually many people will no longer feel the need to own a car or even know how to drive. However, the path to this driverless future is more complex than a first glance might suggest. Fully autonomous cars are likely to remain a... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2019

Supporting Safer Driving Using Big Data and Telematics

Supporting Safer Driving Using Big Data and Telematics ISO 39001 (international standard for road traffic safety management systems) certified Smiling Road provided by Sompo Japan Nipponkoa is a service for businesses that helps corporate vehicle drivers drive safer. Smiling Road was launched in March 2015 as the first telematics service of its kind, and it uses the Internet of Things (IoT) to encourage drivers to continuously be more aware of safety on the road, helping to reduce accident risks by assisting managers in providing... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2019

How ADAS is making autonomous driving a reality

How ADAS is making autonomous driving a reality Self-driving cars are no longer a dream. Anyone who has recently visited a car show has seen or even sat in an autonomous vehicle. Be it Tesla, Peugeot, Renault, or even Rolls-Royce, all major car manufacturers are currently working on this technology. However, despite their fancy and futuristic look, driverless cars always raise the same crucial question: How safe are they? What are Advanced Driver Assistance Systems? Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is the most... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

Google and FCA partner to develop Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicles

Google and FCA partner to develop Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid self-driving vehicles Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has found a partner in Google to develop autonomous technology, while the technology giant has found a partner to help increase its test fleet and provide an opportunity to integrate the technology into an existing production car. IHS Automotive Perspective Significance: FCA and Google have announced a partnership that will result in 100 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans being developed with Google's... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2019

Boeing Announces Work With Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car

Boeing Announces Work With Flying Taxi Startup Kitty Hawk, But Don't Call It a Flying Car Boeing has announced that it’s working with the flying taxi startup Kitty Hawk, to “collaborate on future efforts to advance safe urban air mobility.” The announcement of the so-called strategic partnership is pretty light on details, but it’s an optimistic signal for people who’ve been waiting on futuristic, consumer-facing aviation technologies. Kitty Hawk has developed the Cora, an autonomous and fully electric flying taxi that has... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2019

We spoke to a Waymo One customer about how robot taxis get confused by rainstorms

We spoke to a Waymo One customer about how robot taxis get confused by rainstorms Last month, Waymo launched its first self-driving taxi service — Waymo One — in Phoenix, Arizona, but you would hardly know it by scrolling through your feed. No Facebook posts, no live-streaming videos, no tweets. We don’t know how many people are using the Google offshoot’s self-driving minivans (Waymo won’t say), but the ones that are have been surprisingly mute on social media. One exception is Shawn Metz, a 30-year-old HR manager who... [Lire la suite]
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