23 août 2016

PSA Group : Traffic Jam Chauffeur, autonomous driving in traffic jams

PSA Group : Traffic Jam Chauffeur, autonomous driving in traffic jams Traffic Jam Assist: free time for the driver The main innovation of Traffic Jam Chauffeur is that it does not require constant supervision. As a result, the driver is free to undertake a secondary activity, such as talking to passengers or reading a book. In this way, the system creates free time for the driver while taking the stress out of tiresome or monotonous driving situations. The risk of accidents caused by human error is also reduced.  read more... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2016

Analysts lay out conflict between old fogies and youngbloods on self-driving tech

Analysts lay out conflict between old fogies and youngbloods on self-driving tech In my day, we drove ourselves 10 miles to school and back and we liked it. Don’t be surprised at hearing this spin on an old platitude, as the recent J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Tech Choice Study revealed that younger people are more open to changing automotive technology than their elders are. This should impact the acceptance of automated features as more car makers implement the technology. According to the study, consumers in general... [Lire la suite]
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]