28 mai 2017

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California

Apple gets the green light to test self-driving cars in California he Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant has long been rumored to be working on its own autonomous car as part of an initiative called Project Titan, but has never officially confirmed its plans. Apple was so mum about the project that some thought it may have been shuttered, said Michelle Krebs, executive analyst for Autotrader. However, on Friday the company appeared on the state's Department of Motor Vehicle's list of approved applicants to test... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2017

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars

Ford partners with Amazon as it makes major push into driverless cars Ford has announced a partnership with tech giant Amazon and an aggressive push into driverless cars as the company attempts to become a major player in “smart transport” The company said it would triple its roster of self-driving cars to 30 vehicles, making it the largest ever industrial fleet of its kind, and make moves into other “transportation services” such as growing car-sharing and subscription services. “Beginning this year, you will see us... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2017

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis. Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang are set to start picking up passengers in July this year, according to Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA). The electrically powered driverless drones --... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2017

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles

The next frontier for telematics? ~ connected bicycles Bicycles are the newest sector for telematics with connected solutions emerging to offer telematics services and active safety assistance to riders. Connected Cycle systems and services have been developed by Vanhawks, Velo Labs and Qoros. Vanhawks ~ active safety, connectivity, crowd-sourced data The Vanhawks Valour bicycle incorporates integrated technology for advanced personal safety. Valour’s turn-by-turn navigation keeps your eyes on the road and your hands on the bar.... [Lire la suite]
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24 mai 2017

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1. ADAS IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1.1. Background A wide variety of advanced driver assistance systems (ADASs) have enjoyed impressive growth in consumer vehicles, progressing from being the preserve of luxury vehicles to being offered in sub-US$500 packages by mass-market players such as Toyota. Simultaneously, the capacities of these systems have expanded, with combined functions allowing the first glimpses at automation in production vehicles. At the... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

German car industry plans to close OBD interface

German car industry plans to close OBD interface The discussion about the question who owns the data generated by cars might come an end. At least this is what comes in sight if a proposal from the German automotive association VDA gets through: The proposal calls for a neutral cloud-based entity that categorizes, controls and distributes these data. Today, many applications utilizing car-based data are accessing these data across the OBD interface. This access path will be closed bit by bit, said Christoph Grote,... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2017

A Slow Ride Toward the Future of Public Transportation

A Slow Ride Toward the Future of Public Transportation HELSINKI, Finland — A small electric bus chugged along at a slow but steady seven miles per hour when a white van, entering the street from the side, cut in front of it. The bus slowed, as if its driver had hit the brakes, and got back up to speed after the van moved out of the way. But this bus has no brake or accelerator pedal. It has no steering wheel, either. In fact, it doesn’t have a driver — it operates using sensors and software, although for now, a person is stationed... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

Global Automotive Telematics Market Analysis & Trends 2017-2025: Market is Poised to Grow at a CAGR of Around 29.1% to Reach App

Global Automotive Telematics Market Analysis & Trends 2017-2025: Market is Poised to Grow at a CAGR of Around 29.1% to Reach Approximately $180.4 Billion - Research and Markets The Global Automotive Telematics Market is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 29.1% over the next decade to reach approximately $180.4 billion by 2025. This industry report analyzes the market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as well as regional levels presented in the research scope. The study provides historical... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

4 pillars of Artificial Intelligence that are building the car of the future

4 pillars of Artificial Intelligence that are building the car of the future Artificial Intelligence, autonomous vehicles, Deep Learning – these aren’t just buzzwords. The automotive industry is rapidly changing and in large part, it’s due to user demand. In these smarter, safer cars, it’s your interactions that will implicitly train the machine to learn your likes and dislikes – something made possible through these four pillars of AI. The automotive industry is rapidly changing. Autonomous and semi-autonomous driving are key... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

Advanced driver-assistance systems: Challenges and opportunities ahead

Advanced driver-assistance systems: Challenges and opportunities ahead Semiconductor companies can help take ADAS applications to a new level—provided that they are ready to embrace change. Demand for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)—those that help with monitoring, warning, braking, and steering tasks—is expected to increase over the next decade, fueled largely by regulatory and consumer interest in safety applications that protect drivers and reduce accidents. For instance, both the European Union and the United... [Lire la suite]