13 avril 2016

Compulsory ADAS for European trucks set to expand

European Commission drive to cut HGV kill rates will see more mandating of driver assistance technology. Since 1 November, 2015, all new heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) sold in the European Union have had to be equipped with lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and autonomous emergency braking systems (AEBS). Fitting out trucks and buses with these two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) was mandated in an European Commission (EC) regulation published 13 July, 2009 and covers Category M2 and M3 vehicles, which are designed to... [Lire la suite]

12 avril 2016

How to Turn Your Normal Car into a Connected Car

Not everybody needs—or even wants—a completely connected car. As we previously discussed, 20 percent of connected car owners have never used as many as half of the high-tech features available in their vehicles: in-car concierge, mobile routers for wireless Internet connectivity, automatic parking systems, head-up display, and other built-in apps. The following devices can make almost any car “smart.” Just plug them into your vehicle’s OBD-II port (also called a diagnostic port)–located under the steering wheel or on the driver’s... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2016

Connected Cars in the Next Decade: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Connected Cars in the Next Decade: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know Interested in investing in connected and driverless cars? Here are four numbers you should be familiar with. Many tech and auto companies believe that connected cars are destined to conquer the roads soon and pave the way for self-driving cars to replace human drivers. To better understand this fledgling industry, let's highlight four key numbers investors should be familiar with. 75% of all shipped cars by 2020The percentage of new cars shipped with Internet... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2016

Japan to form a team for self-driving cars

  Japanese industry to team on self-driving cars- Nikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO -- Major Japanese automakers and autoparts suppliers will join hands in research and development of autonomous driving vehicles to narrow the gap with U.S. and European rivals. An agreement has been reached among companies that have been participating in a study panel set up by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.http://asia.nikkei.com  
05 avril 2016

Newsletter of NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation : High Tech, ADAS, Autonomous Vehicle & Connected car News

Newsletter of NEXYAD Automotive & Transportation : High Tech, ADAS, Autonomous Vehicle & Connected car News NEXYAD, member of the MOV'EO Groupement ADAS is pleased to publish the issue #8 of their Newletter about Automotive and Transportation. Headlines : . rating of NEXYAD by the rating agency Early Metrics. position paper on onboard risk assessment for insurance companies (pay how you drive, pricing, and loss issues). obstacle detection using ObstaNex BiCam : example on rearvision for vans and trucks. road detection with... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

Future HMI Systems Linked to Autonomous Driving Trends

Future HMI Systems Linked to Autonomous Driving Trends DEARBORN, MI – Autonomous driving, still a ways off but at the top of nearly every OEM’s list of concerns, is the new focus for interior designers, say panelists speaking at theWardsAuto Interiors Conference being held here today. Human-machine-interface systems should be designed to enhance, not distract, the driving experience, panel members say, acknowledging mistakes have been made trying to add several technologies into the center stack and console, when future... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2016

Trends and outlook of the auto electronics industry, by DELOITTE

Trends and outlook of the auto electronics industry, by DELOITTE Since 2010, the global auto market has featured quite a polarized development. The United States has begun to emerge from the economic crisis, while European countries are facing a debt crisis and excess production capacity. The major emerging markets have entered a stable stage after one or two years of explosive growth. (For these reasons,) the auto industry is experiencing a global capacity redesign to capture the new growth markets. At the same time, OEMs are... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

Could cameras replace mirrors on school buses?

Could cameras replace mirrors on school buses? What will the future school bus look like? I was pondering this while doing blind spot training with a driver and came up with the idea of removing the mirrors and replacing them with cameras and LCD screens, which would do even more to reduce blind spots. Thinking I had the million-dollar idea to retire with, I showed a few people some examples of how it would work and asked their opinion. When I started my research, once again I found out I am a "day late, dollar short" kind... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2016

Vienna Convention amended!

  credit photo BMW A major regulatory milestone towards the deployment of automated vehicle technologies will be attained on 23 March 2016 with the entry into force of amendments to the 1968 Vienna Convention on Road Traffic. As of that date, automated driving technologies transferring driving tasks to the vehicle will be explicitly allowed in traffic, provided that these technologies are in conformity with the United Nations vehicle regulations or can be overridden or switched off by the driver. A second major regulatory... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2016

Start-ups continue to stimulate Majors

  Latest News : Automotive Testing Technology InternationalCruise will operate as an independent unit within the auto maker's recently formed autonomous vehicle development team, which is led by Doug Parks, GM vice president of autonomous technology and vehicle execution. The startup was founded in 2013 and will continue to be based in San Francisco, California, where it has moved quickly to develop and test autonomous vehicle technology in the city's challenging urban... [Lire la suite]
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