19 mai 2019

TuSimple Expanding Routes for Self-Driving Trucks

TuSimple Expanding Routes for Self-Driving Trucks In a move that could have far-reaching consequences for the emerging autonomous trucking industry, startup TuSimple is expanding its self-driving routes in response to growing demand from contracted customers. Currently, the company has 11 trucks in the US and will have 40 trucks in fully autonomous operation by June. TuSimple makes three to five fully autonomous trips each day for customers on three different routes in Arizona. The company, headquartered in San Diego, operates... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2019

The Race Is On After Feds Pave Way for Driverless Trucks

The Race Is On After Feds Pave Way for Driverless Trucks A sensor on the bumper of self-driving truck in Shanghai. The U.S. Department of Transportation will adapt its regulatory definitions of commercial truck drivers to include automated operators. THE MOST OPTIMISTIC analysts project that trucks with empty cabs and a computer at the wheel will travel on U.S. highways in as little as two years with no escort or safety driver in sight now that the Trump administration has signaled its willingness to let tractor-trailers to... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2019

Distraction or disruption? Autonomous trucks gain ground in US logistics

Distraction or disruption? Autonomous trucks gain ground in US logistics As logistics goes digital, profound changes are coming to industry structure, operations, and profits. In the first of a series, we examine the impact of autonomous trucks. What is happening is fairly well understood, if initially underestimated. Digitization and other technological advances are exposing the vulnerabilities in every industry, particularly retail. And now, logistics companies are starting to feel the heat. Our new research has turned up five... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2018

Telematics could be key for US telcos – just don’t get distracted

Telematics could be key for US telcos – just don’t get distracted ABI Research has pointed to statistics claiming 68.5% of cellular connected M2M devices are telematics or broader transport applications, but telcos need to laser focus to reap the rewards of this window. The connected car is without a doubt an opportunity for the telcos, but ABI has warned the fortunes might be missed if they get distracted by other technologies. This is a genuine opportunity for the telcos, though ABI has cited new LPWA technologies that are being... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2018

SELF-DRIVING TRUCKS ARE NOW DELIVERING REFRIGERATORS

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 RollIS AMERICA READY FOR A DRIVERLESS FUTURE?

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]