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]

21 mars 2016

Global Automotive Steering System 2016-2020 - Top Vendors are Bosch, JTEKY, Mando, Nexteer, TRW & Thyssen Krupp

Global Automotive Steering System 2016-2020 - Top Vendors are Bosch, JTEKY, Mando, Nexteer, TRW & Thyssen Krupp Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/85cfzb/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Steering System 2016-2020"  report to their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The global automotive steering system market to grow at a steady CAGR of more than 8% by 2020.  The integration of... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2016

How Google driverless cars deal with emergencies

How Google driverless cars deal with emergencies Google has shed some light on why one of its driverless cars was stopped by police for driving too slow last month, an incident that attracted widespread attention as the vehicles continue to capture the public's imagination. Google's driverless car was stopped by police in California in a curious incident – moving at a speed of 24 miles per hour (mph) in a 35 mph zone. The firm does not send its self-driving car on roads with a speed limit above 35 mph. In its monthly... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2016

Autonomous Driving in Mines

   
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29 février 2016

KIA Roadmap

  Kia autonomous driving roadmap - Car EngineerKia Motors has today announced significant investment into the development of new autonomous driving technologies. By 2020, Kia plans to introduce a range of partially-autonomous driving technologies to its model line-up, and is aiming to bring its first fully-autonomous car to market by 2030.http://www.car-engineer.com  
19 janvier 2016

Velodyne LiDAR Pucks to Serve as 'Eyes' for NAVYA Driverless ARMA Shuttles

Initial Two-Vehicle Test Could Pave Way for Autonomous Mass Transit in SwitzerlandSwiss Public Transit Provider PostBus Acquires First Two Fully Autonomous Electric Vehicles, Equipped with Compact VLP-16 LiDAR Sensors credit photo Navya Velodyne LiDAR announced that, in the first deployment of fully autonomous production vehicles, driverless technology specialist NAVYA will implement Velodyne's real-time 16-channel 3D VLP-16 LiDAR Pucks as part of a two-year, two-vehicle test with Swiss public transport company PostBus Switzerland... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2015

Rinspeed Etos – BMW i8-based self-driving concept

Wacky concept car builder Rinspeed is at it again, this time showing its latest creation, the Rinspeed Etos, away from Switzerland for the first time – at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Like the Budii before it, the new self-driving car is based on a BMW i model, this time the RM1.2 million BMW i8. It’s inside where the Etos is a real departure from the car on which it’s based. The i8’s swooping dashboard has been replaced by twin rectangular “shelves,” with one of them storing the ZF TRW steering wheel when... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2015

Hanging out in Volvo’s “Concept 26,” a reinvented seat for a self-driving car

Watch this video on The Scene.     When people imagine the future of self-driving cars, they might think of steering wheel-less pods with swivel chairs and a lounge-like cabin atmosphere. Just program your destination into the vehicle and take a seat, as blissfully unaware of the ensuing traffic as you would be on a train. But Volvo doesn’t agree with that vision, at least at this point.  Company executives maintained that people really do want to drive—they just don’t want to drive when driving is boring.... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2015

NEXYAD ADAS : Preliminary 2016 Speaker list for Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2016 : NEXYAD in the list

Preliminary 2016 Speaker list for Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 31 may – 2 June 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany. : NEXYAD in the list   To read more :  http://www.autonomousvehiclesymposium.com/
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06 décembre 2015

Top misconceptions of autonomous cars and self-driving vehicles

Self-driving cars are a rapidly evolving technology which only a few years ago was still considered science fiction. In such a dynamic context, quick intuitions can be very misleading and misconceptions about the technology, its impact, and the nature of the innovation process abound. In the following we address some of the most widely held misconceptions about autonomous vehicles: Top misconceptions Driver assistance systems will evolve gradually into fully autonomous cars The first models of fully autonomous cars will be... [Lire la suite]