27 mars 2018

Volvo looks to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

Volvo looks to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. The nonbinding framework deal could offer San Francisco-based Uber a way to overcome setbacks at its autonomous driving division in Silicon Valley’s race to perfect self-driving systems.     Combining Volvo’s cars with Uber’s self-driving system builds on their nearly three-year... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2018

South Korea Built a “City” to Test Self-Driving Cars

South Korea Built a “City” to Test Self-Driving Cars SELF-DRIVING CITY South Korea has just opened the first section of its 323,749 square meter (3.45 million square feet) self-driving car testing facility. The testing grounds, known as “K-City,” are located approximately 32 km (20 miles) from the South Korean capital city of Seoul. A report from the Korea Herald states the facility includes “highways, downtown areas, city outskirts, and communal environments,” — a design that hopes to accurately simulate real-life... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2018

Dubai RTA launches tests of world's first autonomous pods

Dubai RTA launches tests of world's first autonomous pods Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with Next Future Transportation, launched testing of the world's first autonomous pods during the World Government Summit in Dubai. The autonomous pods are designed to travel short and medium distances in dedicated lanes.  Read more : http://www.metro-magazine.com/technology/news/728497/dubai-rta-launches-tests-of-world-s-first-autonomous-pods
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24 mars 2018

Dubai launches its first driverless mini shuttle

Dubai launches its first driverless mini shuttle Dubai has unveiled its first driverless bus service, launching a month-long trial period for the electric vehicle with a view to expanding it across the futuristic Gulf city state. The 10-seat vehicle made its first trip on Thursday along a 700-metre (2,300-foot) stretch of road in downtown Dubai, near to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower.Developed jointly by French group Easy Mile and Dubai-based Omnix, the minibus is powered by an electric motor and can hit speeds of 40... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

Autonomous vehicle shuttle to Dubai Mall soon

Autonomous vehicle shuttle to Dubai Mall soon Driverless vehicles to operate on a dedicated corridor crossing 3 traffic intersections Shaikh Ahmad, Anthony Foxx, former US Secretary of Transportation & Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mattar Al Tayer, and Abdullah Al Mogbel, IRF Global Chairman, during the IRF Middle East & North Africa Regional Congress & Exhibition “Mobility Solutions for the 21st Century” at The Dubai World Trade Centre Shaikh Rashid Hall, Dubai. Dubai: In a significant step towards... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2018

Fleet and safety: Is Artificial Intelligence the new safety revolution?

Fleet and safety: Is Artificial Intelligence the new safety revolution? With manufacturers developing technologies to monitor driver moods, Andrew Ryan explores if Artificial Intelligence is the new safety revolution.    Driver welfare Driver welfare is increasingly becoming a focus of vehicle manufacturers when developing safety technology. Many cars already feature systems designed to detect signs of tiredness and warn the driver they need to take a break: research shows that fatigue may be a contributory factor in... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2018

Global $2.76 Billion ADAS and Autonomous Driving Components Market, Analysis & Forecasts 2017-2026 - Market Driven by the Increa

Global $2.76 Billion ADAS and Autonomous Driving Components Market, Analysis & Forecasts 2017-2026 - Market Driven by the Increase in the Number of Automated Vehicles The global ADAS and autonomous driving components market generated $2.76 billion in 2016The global ADAS and autonomous driving components market is largely driven by increase in the number of automated vehicles. In addition, stringent laws imposed by federal authorities mandating the use of autonomous systems in order to improve road safety and congestion are... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2018

3D LiDAR Delivers Automotive Solutions

3D LiDAR Delivers Automotive Solutions One of the hot technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show is 3D LiDAR, which will be critical to the success of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles. Automotive technology continues to be a hot topic at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. 3D LiDAR is prominent, as it is a key sensor component for advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and self-driving cars. Two things are driving improvements in 3D LiDAR. The first is improved emitters, since LiDAR... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2018

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems.

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems. The hype and overblown expectations continue. And the auto companies along with the many OEM and technology suppliers are collectively spending billions of dollars to create the first practical self-driving (SD) cars. Good progress is being made. Analyzing this effort to create the first automated vehicles (AVs), it is clear what must happen. The challenges are mostly technical, but there are major... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Here’s every company developing self-driving car tech at CES 2018

Here’s every company developing self-driving car tech at CES 2018 From Mazda to Maserati, every major car manufacturer is up to its lug nuts in R&D aimed at self-driving cars. But it’s not just carmakers that want your hands off the wheel; there are literally dozens of technology companies big and small that have designs on the drive as well. Will Detroit get there before Silicon Valley? At CES 2018, car and gadget makers alike are showing off their wares and demonstrating the autonomous cars of the future. We set out to... [Lire la suite]
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