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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12 janvier 2018

Four predictions for Pittsburgh’s self-driving cars in 2018

This year in self-driving car news started with Mayor Bill Peduto hoping for a better relationship with Uber and ended with policy recommendations from Carnegie Mellon University students on using autonomous vehicles to improve access to public transit. In between, the city’s self-driving scene grew by two. Ford invested $1 billion into Pittsburgh self-driving startup Argo AI and Aurora Innovation launched, bringing the number of autonomous vehicle testers in the city up to five — Aptiv (formerly Delphi), Argo AI, Aurora Innovation,... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2017

Bad weather, traffic are true tests for robotic cars

It’s one thing for a self-driving car to navigate the sunny freeways around Phoenix. It’s another thing entirely to survive the streets of Manhattan or Detroit, much less in a snowstorm. That’s why industry experts are watching where carmakers, automotive suppliers and technology companies decide to launch autonomous car fleets. They say companies that successfully roll out robotic cars in congested cities prone to extreme weather will send a strong signal as to who’s leading and who’s playing catch-up in developing the cars of the... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2017

Smart car, smart business model

Smart car, smart business model Connected, driverless vehicles are set to overhaul not just the automotive industry, but software, finance and telecommunications too. KPMG’s Alec McCullie tells us how. On 6 April, six convoys comprising more than a dozen trucks arrived in Rotterdam after driving across Europe. The remarkable thing? In each convoy, only one of the trucks had a driver in control on the motorway. The rest were driving themselves. Connected and autonomous cars are on a fast track to becoming the norm. In February, the... [Lire la suite]