23 mai 2016

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defined five different levels for self-driving cars, ranging from complete driver control to complete autonomy. Here's a primer. : Between the buzz over self-driving cars at CES 2016 and the Obama administration's announcement to invest almost $4 billion in autonomous vehicle research over the next 10 years, the race to create the best self-driving car has never been hotter. And, the rise of self-driving cars is going to have a major impact on businesses and... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2016

Singapore tests !

  Autonomous vehicle trials to hit public areas including Gardens by the Bay soonSINGAPORE - Singapore is embarking on a series of real-life trials to prepare for the day when driverless vehicles become as ubiquitous as smartphones. The Transport Ministry on Monday (Oct 12) signed two memoranda of understanding - one with PSA to jointly develop autonomous truck platooning technology for cargo transport between terminals and another with Sentosa Development Corp and ST Engineering to test self-driving shuttles across... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

Autonomous vehicle tests in France

  Autonomous Car: tests will take place on the roads of France European Transport ministers, including French Alain Vidal, want to go further in testing the car without a driver. It is a privilege for now reserved to a few specialists who will soon be open to the uninitiated. "The next step in the testing of autonomous vehicle, is to give the wheel to lambdas users. Read more in french : http://www.journaldunet.com  
27 avril 2016

Driverless cars are soon a reality

  The autonomous vehicle seems engaged on a fast track. For years, the driving assistance devices were preparing the ground. Today, the development of a fully autonomous vehicle - a robot equipped with analytical and management capabilities without human intervention - becomes a credible medium-term perspective. Read more in french: http://www.strategie.gouv.fr  
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27 avril 2016

Renault unveils its autonomous car-centric user experience

  The French manufacturer also announced at the EU summit on the vehicle without a driver it would introduce before 2020 autonomous features in its vehicles. Two years it was overdue. Renault finally emerges from his workshop a first autonomous car adorned for public roads, having unveiled the concept car and connected autonomous Next Two in 2014. Read more in french : http://www.journaldunet.com  
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14 avril 2016

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE

PLATOONS OF SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS CROSS EUROPE ROBO-CONVOY By Mary Beth Griggs Yesterday, six platoons of self-driving trucks converged in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, part of the 2016 European Truck Platooning Challenge and marking the first time that trucks equipped with the technology had crossed international borders. Platooning is when a group of automated or semi-automated trucks (a.k.a. a road train) is connected via wi-fi on the road. The trucks communicate with each other, maintaining a small... [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  
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]