13 mai 2018

Gyroscopically stabilized 2 wheels vehicle

Gyroscopically stabilized 2 wheels vehicle Lit Motors Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that designed conceptual two-wheeled vehicles, including a fully electric, gyroscopically stabilized vehicle.[1] Founded by Daniel K. Kim in 2010, Lit Motors designed concepts for two-wheeled vehicles with a focus on innovative technologies. They have released information about two projects: the AEV (auto-balancing electric vehicle) often referred to as the "C-1" and the Kubo cargo scooter. The inspiration for Lit Motors came... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2018

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems.

Today’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are gradually evolving into full autonomous vehicle systems. The hype and overblown expectations continue. And the auto companies along with the many OEM and technology suppliers are collectively spending billions of dollars to create the first practical self-driving (SD) cars. Good progress is being made. Analyzing this effort to create the first automated vehicles (AVs), it is clear what must happen. The challenges are mostly technical, but there are major... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2017

The future of transport is about more than driverless cars

The future of transport is about more than driverless cars The problem of moving people around efficiently is a bit of a ticking time bomb, as the global population grows and concentrates in already overcrowded urban centres. Add to this the fact that we’re all getting older and living longer, and the urgent need to cut down carbon emissions, and we’ve got a serious challenge on our hands. Technology will no doubt play a huge role in addressing that problem, but many of the people working on that at the moment are not doing so... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2017

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Strategies for Increasing Commercial Vehicle Adoption

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Strategies for Increasing Commercial Vehicle Adoption The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion July 24 on advanced driver assistance systems and how commercial fleets (heavy trucks) can increase adoption of this life-saving technology. Roundtable participants included experts in ADAS from industry, government, advocacy groups, media and academia. View the recorded webcast above. ADAS Can Save Lives    Motor... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2017

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs

ADAS technology contributes to 32% rise in vehicle repair costs Thatcham has formed a working group with vehicle manufacturers to urgently address spiralling repair costs associated with collision avoidance advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). According to statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) from Q3 2016, average vehicle bills have increased by 32% over the last three years to £1,678. Andrew Miller, Thatcham chief technology officer, said that while ADAS may not account for the entire increase, it is... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2015

How the UK sees driverless car in the near future

The Pathway to Driverless Cars Summary report and action plan UK Department for Transport, Feb 2015 Driverless vehicle technology has the potential to be a real game changer on the UK’s roads, altering the face of motoring in the most fundamental of ways and delivering major benefits for road safety, social inclusion, emissions and congestion. The UK is already a world leading centre for vehicle research and technology. We have some of the best innovators, engineers, facilities and opportunities for automotive investment in the... [Lire la suite]