17 septembre 2016

The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go through

The car industry has never witnessed what Tesla is about to go through   Tesla Motors unveiled its latest electric car, the Model 3, on March 31, with a lower price tag and 2017 delivery date. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk heralded the Model 3 as a way to accelerate the world's "transition to sustainable transport."(Jenny Starrs/The Washington Post) Most of the best selling cars in America, such as the Honda Accord or Nissan Altima, generally hit around 300,000 in sales every year. Tesla saw 276,000 people sign-up to... [Lire la suite]

11 septembre 2016

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism

Tesla Autopilot Drives Owner to Hospital During Pulmonary Embolism A Model X navigated 20 miles of highway as its driver hovered near death. Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot feature saved his life. Neally was driving home in late July when he suddenly felt something like “a steel pole through my chest.” Neally was in gathering highway traffic as the pain mounted rapidly. In the moment, Neally... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2016

L’accident mortel en TESLA aurait peut-être pu être évité grâce à des modules logiciels de NEXYAD

L’accident mortel en TESLA aurait peut-être pu être évité grâce à des modules logiciels de NEXYAD version française du livre blanc (French version of the white paper ... English version HERE :    ) par NEXYAD Août 2016   Les passions se déchaînent autour de la question des véhicules autonomes, ou semi-autonomes. Récemment, une personne a perdu la vie dans son véhicule TESLA alors qu’il était en mode auto-pilote. NEXYAD a étudié la sécurité routière pendant une vingtaine d’année, et nous donnons quelques éléments de... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2016

Toyota, Tesla or Google: who's spending the most on artificial intelligence in the car industry?

Toyota, Tesla or Google: who's spending the most on artificial intelligence in the car industry?   Which businesses are investing in artificial intelligence? Read how artificial intelligence will change the car industry, and other sectors, as we know it.   Toyota has put $1 billion (£663 million) aside for a Silicon Valley artificial intelligence and robotics research unit to further its driverless car technologies, but is it enough to take Elon Musk's crown as the biggest tech spender in the car industry? The... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2016

NEWS issue (#11) of the NEXYAD newsletter : SafetyNex the driving force of NEXYAD onboard products

NEWS issue (#11) of the NEXYAD newsletter : SafetyNex the driving force of NEXYAD onboard products   Headlines : . NEXYAD invited to present SafetyNex on the BMW booth at the Mondial de l'Automobile. How could NEXYAD modules have helped avoiding TESLA fatal accident. White paper on telematics for auto insurance and focus on SafetyNex. new NEXYAD tool for ADAS validation using a scale model car NEXYAD is member of MOV'EO and of the MOVEO Groupement ADAS (see : http://groupementadas.canalblog.com/) Read the Issue #11 of... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

The Issue of 'Self-Driving' Is Back as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash

The Issue of 'Self-Driving' Is Back as China Sees First Tesla Autopilot Crash The driver who crashed says Tesla’s sales staff promoted the system as “self-driving.” Tesla  TSLA 0.12%  said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in “autopilot” mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as “self-driving,” overplaying its actual capabilities. Tesla said it had reviewed data to confirm the car was in autopilot mode, a system that takes control of steering and... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2016

Springfield attorney says Tesla autopilot mode helped him survive medical emergency

  Mid-afternoon on July 26, attorney Joshua Neally got into his Tesla Model X near his downtown Springfield law office to make the drive home to Branson. It was his daughter's 4th birthday, and they had plans for the evening.He took Chestnut Expressway, merged onto U.S. 65 and drove south out of Springfield city limits. Then things got worse. "It was excruciating pain," Neally told the News-Leader Friday. "I've never had such pain in my life." His breathing was limited. He struggled to place a call to his... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2016

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD: the time for monitoring has come

Accident fatalities in a TESLA car might have been avoided by using software modules of NEXYAD : the time for monitoring circuit has come. by NEXYAD Passions run around the issue of autonomous vehicles, or semi-autonomous. Recently with a TESLA car there has been a fatal accident while on autopilot mode. NEXYAD studied traffic safety for twenty years, and we give some elements of reflection on this type of accident.   Processing circuit, informing auti-pilot systems, control, etc ... from perception, data... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2016

Google Self-Driving Car Exec Talks Fatal Tesla Crash

Google Self-Driving Car Exec Talks Fatal Tesla Crash Google has finally broken its silence on the fatal Tesla crash that killed 40-year-old Joshua Brown. And it seems Google is blaming both Brown and Tesla for what tragically occurred. In an interview with Bloomberg, John Krafcik, CEO of Google’s Self-Driving Car Project, called what happened on May 7, 2016 in Williston, Fla. “a tragedy.” But Krafcik also pointed out that Brown was “one of probably a hundred or so people who died that day in automotive fatalities, in... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2016

What the First Driverless Car Fatality Means for Self-Driving Tech

What the First Driverless Car Fatality Means for Self-Driving Tech A crash that killed a driver in a Tesla Model S electric car in self-driving mode has called into question the safety of driverless vehicle technology. This week, federal officials announced the launch of a formal investigation into the accident. The crash occurred on May 7 in Williston, Florida, when a tractor-trailer made a left turn in front of the Tesla, and the car failed to apply the brakes, the New York Times reported. It is the first known fatal... [Lire la suite]