20 août 2018


SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS IF YOU LIVE in Southern California and you’ve ordered one of those fancy new smart refrigerators in the past few weeks, it may have hitched a ride to you on a robotruck. Since early October, autonomous trucks built and operated by the startup Embark have been hauling Frigidaire refrigerators 650 miles along the I-10 freeway, from a warehouse in El Paso, Texas, to a distribution center in Palm Springs, California. A human driver rides in the cab to monitor the... [Lire la suite]
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11 août 2018

Connected Car Insurance USA

Connected Car Insurance USA Where the connected, shared, on-demand & autonomous vehicle meets auto insurance. By: Risk Central When: September 5 -6, 2018 Where:Marriott Downtown, Chicago, IL What You’ll Learn at the Conference The Connected Car Insurance USA Conference & Exhibition is the annual meeting place for insurance and technology executives in the automotive industry. Over 500 senior level attendees will gather to understand how insurance will be impacted by rapidly developing automotive... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2018

This startup’s CEO wants to open-source self-driving car safety testing

Credit : Voyage auto Uber's fatal car crash last month continues to have repercussions, with self-driving taxi startup Voyage announcing today that it will open-source its safety procedures, documents, and code in the hope of avoiding future deaths. "I had to spend time after [the Uber crash] calming people down, telling folks at our deployments that it was an isolated incident," says Voyage CEO Oliver Cameron in an exclusive interview with Ars Technica. "But the truth is that everyone in the industry is reinventing the technology... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2017

USA ADAS Forecast

USA ADAS Forecast Some early Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) were introduced during the 1990s. Despite being in the market for over two decades, ADAS has witnessed sluggish growth and still lacks significant market penetration. Some of the reasons can be attributed to the high sensor cost as well as OEMs being cautious about promoting benefits of such safety systems. In the USA, there is currently a mandate for fitment of just rearview cameras on all new vehicles from May 2018. However, the ADAS market is still primarily... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2017

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH

Automotive mega trends by BOSCH This automotive mega trends report (BOSCH) gives interesting information about demography and needs evolution (forecast) and may help SMEs to set up a strategy to catch technology markets. Read more : https://fahrzeugtechnik.fh-joanneum.at/veranstaltungen/2013-2014/2014-01-29-Globale-Automobile-Trends.pdf
28 août 2016


How We Roll IS AMERICA READY FOR A DRIVERLESS FUTURE? EVEN IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN A DRIVERLESS CAR ON THE ROAD, you've seen plenty of them in the headlines. Flocks of them are predicted to swarm the streets, ready to roll up at the tap of a smart phone. They're predicted to be clean, safe, convenient, and if the Google car is any indication, adorable. And they're predicted to be ready for American streets before you can say, "Fully autonomous self-driving vehicle." But a prediction won't schlep your kid to soccer practice. And... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2016

How Google Is Writing the Rules of the Driverless Road

How Google Is Writing the Rules of the Driverless Road The company is pushing for fully autonomous cars. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Plaza here is a strip mall with a pet-accessories store, a Thai restaurant and a yogurt shop, an unlikely venue to display the high-tech future. But one Saturday morning in March, Google  GOOGL 0.19%  did just that. A small convoy of its driverless cars cruised into the fading asphalt parking lot to give test drives – test rides, actually – to American mayors visiting... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2016

US reveals $4 billion plan to roll out self-driving cars within a decade

US reveals $4 billion plan to roll out self-driving cars within a decade The US Department of Transportation has unveiled a plan to eradicate accidents on American roads by increasing the number of self-driving vehicles. The US government has pledged $4 billion (£2.8 billion) towards improving autonomous vehicles and providing the infrastructure to support them. Department of Transportation head Antony Foxx championed the safety benefits that would be provided by a network designed to limit human involvement in the... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time

Autonomous truck cleared to drive on US roads for the first time The next big thing in autonomous vehicles really is big. At a ceremony at the Hoover Dam last Wednesday, automotive manufacturer Daimler unveiled a self-driving truck – the first to be cleared to drive on US roads. For the freight industry, the Inspiration Truck holds the promise of a future with fewer accidents, lower fuel costs and well-rested drivers. Over the past few years, autonomous trucks have drawn the attention of companies that repeatedly use the same... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2016

NHTSA rules that AI can be sole driver of Google’s self-driving cars

Highway Administration ruling means steering wheel, pedals not needed. credit photo Google   The US government has cleared the way for Google to create a self-driving car that doesn't also have a human driver inside the vehicle that can take over if necessary. In this setup, the autonomous driving software itself would be the vehicle's legal "driver"; none of the human passengers would require a driving licence. In November last year, Google submitted a proposed design to the US National Highway Traffic... [Lire la suite]