29 avril 2019

Will Japan have self-driving cars on the road in time for the 2020 Olympics?

Will Japan have self-driving cars on the road in time for the 2020 Olympics? During the Tokyo Olympics, Toyota's e-Palette will be used to ferry competitors around the Athletes Village. BRENDAN MCALEER/THE GLOBE AND MAIL On the first of October, 1964, at precisely 10 a.m., two Hikari Super Express Shinkansen trains pulled into stations at Osaka and Tokyo, respectively. The bullet trains were right on time, and their arrival just weeks before the start of the summer Olympics marked a massive change in transportation for the... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2019

How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles

How China will help fuel the revolution in autonomous vehicles Self-driving cars could steer China’s automotive industry into the passing lane. From driverless taxis to automated cargo trucks, autonomous vehicles (AVs) will change the nature of on-road driving and, in the process, revolutionize the automotive and mobility industries. Within this mix of opportunity and uncertainty, we believe AV players (from components vendors to mobility service providers) could earn trillions in revenues in China. Fundamentally... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2019

Self-Driving Car Fleets: Transportation As A Service

Self-Driving Car Fleets: Transportation As A Service The automotive industry is an anomaly. The industry has annual worldwide sales of over $1.5 trillion. It’s dominated by a dozen powerful conglomerates each with distinct consumer brands. And, so far, it’s almost completely avoided the digital age and the effects this new age has on business models. All three of these unique traits will change over the next decade. The rise of self-driving cars will remake the automotive industry, devastating most companies, and enriching a... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2019

The Self-Driving Car Timeline – Predictions from the Top 11 Global Automakers

The Self-Driving Car Timeline – Predictions from the Top 11 Global Automakers A company by company examination of the top car makers public investment and statements by their top executives makes it clear that most car companies are betting that artificial intelligence utalized in self-driving will be inevitable, and they’re all jumping in with investment and initiatives. With billions of dollars in R&D and acquisitions, there’s plenty of fodder for media hype in machine learning, but there haven’t been many... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2019

CES 2019 Cools on Self-Driving; Digital Cockpits, V2X & In-Vehicle Shopping Drive Mobility Market

CES 2019 Cools on Self-Driving; Digital Cockpits, V2X & In-Vehicle Shopping Drive Mobility Market Each year global automakers, component manufacturers and tech companies flock to Las Vegas to promote their visions of future mobility at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Consulting firm McKinsey & Company defines mobility as “the market that includes public and private passenger transport as well as the transportation of goods” It’s a huge and diverse arena, where AI and 5G are disrupting established industries... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SELF-DRIVING CARS

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SELF-DRIVING CARS Highlights: The debate on the timeline of fully autonomous vehicles traveling on US highways rages on, with the optimists in the industry predicting initial applications to begin as early as 2019 and the skeptics questioning whether 2035 is a realistic launch date. Experts agree that self-driving cars present the auto insurance industry with major challenges, but also with significant near-term opportunities. The greatest potential of automated vehicles in the short term will derive from the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2019

Who is responsible when a self-driving car kills someone?

Who is responsible when a self-driving car kills someone?   An Uber-owned Volvo in autonomous mode struck and killed a pedestrian. The vehicle had a human driver behind the wheel when the tragedy occurred.  This incident brings a sudden urgency to the moral quandary that ethicists have been discussing since before self-driving cars were a reality: Whose fault was this death?  Read more : https://mashable.com/2018/03/22/self-driving-car-fatality-uber-liability/?europe=true#L.5xeH1O7Pqk  
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16 mars 2019

How Far Can Driverless Cars Take Us?

How Far Can Driverless Cars Take Us? Driverless cars and trucks—or autonomous vehicles (AV)—offer a tantalizing promise of safer and unclogged roadways. In 2017, 37,150 people died in accidents on America’s roads, reports the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, up sharply from 32,479 in 2011, and far worse per capita than anywhere else in the Western world. And the United States has ten of the 25 most congested cities globally, according to the Inrix transportation intelligence group. Cars that drive themselves could... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2019

Self-Driving Vehicles, Car Sharing, and the Urban Mobility Revolution

Self-Driving Vehicles, Car Sharing, and the Urban Mobility Revolution New automotive technologies and business models are converging to spark a transformative revolution on our city streets. It’s no longer a question of if but when self-driving vehicles (SDVs, also known as autonomous vehicles) will hit the road. Multiple parties are already at work developing autonomous-driving technologies, and the trend toward putting SDVs on the road is rapidly gaining momentum across a broad front that encompasses OEMs,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

Legislation facilitating use of autonomous cars could be on the way

Legislation facilitating use of autonomous cars could be on the way Autonomous vehicles might be exempt in the future from some of the safety standards put in place by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) if changes that accommodate this new type of road vehicle sees the light of day. Automotive giants such as GM have called for legislative changes that would allow "the full deployment of self-driving vehicles" which, at the moment, have to be equipped with a steering wheel, pedals, and mirrors, although... [Lire la suite]