13 mai 2019

Is General Motors Ready to Take on Tesla?

Is General Motors Ready to Take on Tesla? General Motors (GM) took aim at Tesla (TSLA) at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Sunday. GM unveiled the new Cadillac XT6 SUV at the Detroit auto show, and while It’s not all electric yet, there was some indication that the all EV model could be ready by 2021. And General Motors has more where that’s coming from. “Cadillac will be the tip of the corporate spear on [electric vehicles],” said GM president Mark Reuss. That could be a... [Lire la suite]

01 janvier 2019

Five Boldest Automotive Tech Trends to Watch for in 2019

Five Boldest Automotive Tech Trends to Watch for in 2019 Reaching level 3 automation won’t flood the roads with autonomous vehicles There are no clear signs that we’ll see driving automation above level 3 among the top automotive trends in 2019. No particular legal frameworks and technical requirements have been developed in the past year. Autonomous cars continue to be vulnerable to cyberattacks. And the driving environment still lacks smart traffic regulation and monitoring. While major manufacturers including GM, Ford, Honda,... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2018

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race? A scorecard breaking down everyone from Alphabet’s Waymo to Zoox

Who’s Winning the Self-Driving Car Race? A scorecard breaking down everyone from Alphabet’s Waymo to Zoox. In the race to start the world’s first driving business without human drivers, everyone is chasing Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo.  The Google sibling has cleared the way to beat its nearest rivals, General Motors Co. and a couple of other players, by at least a year to introduce driverless cars to the public. A deal reached in January to buy thousands of additional Chrysler Pacifica minivans,... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2018

2018 SELF-DRIVING SAFETY REPORT by GM

2018 SELF-DRIVING SAFETY REPORT by GM You might think it looks like any other vehicle, but the Cruise AV was built from the start to operate safely on its own, with no driver. We engineered safety into the vehicle in every single step of design, development, manufacturing, testing and validation. Our self-driving vehicle is the result of intensely focused development, and countless hours of real-world testing and validation. It doesn’t drink and drive, doesn’t text and drive, doesn’t get upset, doesn’t get tired, never gets... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2018

Why Has Waymo Taken So Long to Commercialize Autonomous Taxis?

Why Has Waymo Taken So Long to Commercialize Autonomous Taxis? In November 2017, Waymo GOOG announced it was testing autonomous cars in Phoenix, without drivers behind the steering wheels but with safety engineers in the back seats. Next, the company plans to commercialize a ridesharing service. According to data from the California Department of Motor Vehicles,1 Waymo’s cars are improving rapidly enough to support a commercial launch within the next two years. The same data, however, also suggest that Waymo will... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2017

Smartphones, ADAS and the connected car

Smartphones, ADAS and the connected car Forget expensive pedestrian avoidance systems using embedded cameras and radars.   A new system being developed by General Motors explores how pedestrians’ smartphones could be used to alert drivers to potential collisions. And the broader automotive community is taking note. Automakers like Volvo and Toyota have unveiled pedestrian detection in the last few years, but those systems are based on refinements to in-car accident avoidance systems, such as vehicle-embedded cameras and... [Lire la suite]
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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]
05 juillet 2017

GM and Segway working on new balancing two-wheeler P.U.M.A. project

GM and Segway working on new balancing two-wheeler P.U.M.A. project GM and Segway Join Forces to Reinvent Urban TransportationNEW YORK - General Motors Corp. and Segway today demonstrated a new type of vehicle that could change the way we move around in cities.Dubbed Project P.U.M.A. (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility), GM and Segway are developing an electrically powered, two-seat prototype vehicle that has only two wheels. It could allow people to travel around cities more quickly, safely, quietly and cleanly - and at a... [Lire la suite]
23 juin 2017

GM Buying Self-Driving Tech Startup for More Than $1 Billion

GM Buying Self-Driving Tech Startup for More Than $1 Billion General Motors (GM, -0.15%) this morning announced that it will acquire Cruise Automation, a San Francisco-based developer of autonomous vehicle technology. No financial terms were disclosed, but Fortune has learned from a source close to the situation that the deal is valued at "north of $1 billion," in a combination of cash and stock. Talks between the two companies originally related to a strategic investment by GM in Cruise, which was planning to... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2017

General Motors EN-V: Electric Segway pod for eco-conscious supervillains

General Motors has taken to the streets with its Electric Networked-Vehicle, or -- wait for it -- EN-V. It's a crazy futuristic two-wheeled pod vehicle developed with Segway, and it looks perfect for supervillains zooming around volcano lairs zapping people. Without damaging the environment, naturally. The EN-V is an evolution of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility vehicle, or PUMA. This vehicle will integer ADAS and other smart options. Read more... [Lire la suite]
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