14 septembre 2020

Ford partners with Michigan Science Center for interactive AV experience

Ford Motor Company has partnered with the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) to educate the community on the future of transportation, creating MiSci’s first AV exhibit. Built by Ford engineers and developers working closely with MiSci, the installation resembles a vehicle of the future that guests can engage with and explore inside to learn about AVs through interactive displays and a simulation. The exhibit shows how AVs operate and make decisions without a human driver, using data that is collected through 3D maps, cameras, sensors... [Lire la suite]

09 juin 2020

Silicon Valley is winning the race to build the first driverless cars

Silicon Valley is winning the race to build the first driverless cars Henry Ford didn’t invent the motor car. The late 1800s saw a flurry of innovation by hundreds of companies battling to deliver on the promise of fast, efficient and reasonably-priced mechanical transportation. Ford later came to dominate the industry thanks to the development of the moving assembly line. Today the sector is poised for another breakthrough with the advent of cars that drive themselves. But unlike the original wave of automobile innovation, the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2019

Ford Breaks With Auto Rivals By Committing To C-V2X Vehicle Communications Tech

Ford Breaks With Auto Rivals By Committing To C-V2X Vehicle Communications Tech The battle to determine which technology wins out for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications has taken a definite turn toward cellular radio-based systems with an announcement from Ford at CES 2019. The Dearborn-based automaker is the first announce a definitive timeline for introduction of C-V2X communications beginning in calendar year 2022. For the past couple of years, Ford has been indicating its support for the technology solution... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2019

Ford: Opportunities for OEMs to change insurance with connected cars

Ford: Opportunities for OEMs to change insurance with connected cars An automaker’s connection to the customer and vehicle could give it pieces of the customer value chain beyond the vehicle purchase and financing, based on a presentation last week from Ford connectivity and emerging services global director Mike Tinskey. Tinskey told a Thursday TU-Automotive webinar on OEMs and usage-based insurance (a term which can mean using telematics to set premiums based on miles driven or driving behavior) that Ford was seeing... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

5GAA C-V2X Workshop and Demonstration

5GAA C-V2X Workshop and Demonstration On 10 July in Paris, The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) organised a Workshop with the support of PSA Groupe, Ford, BMW to present and showcase Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology to European transport stakeholders including EU Member States Ministries, Road Traffic Authorities & Road Operators, as well as a wide array of interest groups and industry representatives. The Workshop was followed by a Demonstration of C-V2X Direct Communication Interoperability Between... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2018

voice assistant

voice assistant Google Assistant is catching up with — and in some cases, passing — Alexa on a variety of fronts, with a wealth of new features announced today at Google’s I/O developer conference. Alexa will soon be able to recall information you’ve directed her to remember, as well as have more natural conversations that don’t require every command to begin with “Alexa". AI will create more jobs than it destroys was the not-so-subtle rebuttal from tech giants to growing concern over the impact... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2018

General Motors to roll out fleet of self-driving taxis by 2019, ahead of Ford, Uber, and Waymo

General Motors to roll out fleet of self-driving taxis by 2019, ahead of Ford, Uber, and Waymo On Thursday, General Motors (GM) executives said the company plans to deploy a large-scale fleet of driverless taxis in large cities by 2019—making it among the first autonomous car developers to provide a timeline to their efforts, The Wall Street Journal reported. While Ford, Waymo, Uber, and other auto and tech companies have been testing autonomous cars, taxis, and trucks, most have avoided naming a date for official... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2018

ADAS Groupement & automotive industry news

January was a busy month for the ADAS goupement, first due to the presence at Las Vegas for the last edtion of the CES. And also because we are still browsing the Internet to keep you informed about automotive industry , autonomous vehicle and ADAS technologies. in order to help you find relevant information on our blog we propose you the first retrospective based on a selection of articles posted last month. ADAS groupement Starting by news concerning the ADAS groupement, you can read below a presentation of SafetyNex by... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018

Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in a new city in 2018 Ford is ramping its autonomous vehicle program in 2018, with plans to expand testing its cars in a new city this year. This will serve a number of purposes, including helping partner autonomous platform partner Argo AI build out its self-driving tech, as well as helping to research further its dedicated AV vehicle design requirements. But it’s also going to allow Ford to test its new partnership platform, which is now ready for testing and which allows partners to... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2018

As Lyft Begins Testing Autonomous Cars, Insurance Concerns for California Drivers

The newest company to gain approval for testing autonomous cars in California is ride-hail service, Lyft. This should come as no surprise since the company announced their autonomous car expansion plan earlier this year. Lyft has partnered with companies like Ford to achieve a goal of streamlined and affordable transportation and is just one of many companies that already have or plan on applying for permits to test autonomous cars in California. With the rise of autonomous car usage, California residents need to prepare for insurance... [Lire la suite]
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