13 décembre 2015

Partially-Autonomous Kia By 2020 (Fully-Autonomous By 2030)

Autonomous Kia Soul EV credit photo Kia Autonomous Kia Soul EV Kia Motors announced a plan of introducing partially-autonomous driving technologiesby 2020, with fully-autonomous to be ready by 2030. The initial stage of development – for new ADAS – will be powered by an investment of $2 billion by 2018. Tae-Won Lim, Vice President, Central Advanced Research and Engineering Institute of Hyundai Motor Group, commented: “Fully-autonomous vehicles are still some way off, and a great deal of research and rigorous product... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2015

Driver assistance systems glossary

Driver assistance systems: These invisible co-pilots help drivers in monotonous or difficult traffic situations. They monitor the car’s surroundings with the help of radar, video, and ultrasonic sensors. They help to steer and brake the car when parking, changing lanes, or sitting in traffic. Driver assistance systems can prevent accidents and are precursors to automated driving. Adaptive cruise control: ACC can accelerate and brake a car autonomously. With the help of a radar sensor, the system maintains both the driver’s chosen... [Lire la suite]