22 août 2016

JD Power Study: Active safety systems make new cars more appealing

  Popular driver-assist technologies help make vehicles considerably more appealing to their owners, according to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released today. The study finds that new vehicles equipped with safety features such as blind spot monitoring and low speed collision avoidance have overall APEAL scores substantially higher than similar vehicles without the technologies. Overall APEAL scores are higher among the 41% of owners whose vehicles have blind spot... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2016

Jaguar Land Rover to lead UK driverless car trials

Jaguar Land Rover to lead UK driverless car trials UK Autodrive consortium wins Government funding and will being testing on roads in Coventry and Milton Keynes Jaguar Land Rover and Ford will lead the way in driverless car testing in the UK from January next year. The two manufacturers, along with Coventry council, Milton Keynes council, the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the Open University, AXA insurance and other companies are part of the consortium (called UK Autodrive) that... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2015

Jaguar Land Rover Road Safety Research Includes Brain Wave Monitoring To Improve Driver Concentration And Reduce Accidents

Credit : Jaguar The automaker Jaguar is developing a battery of technological innovations to optimize the concentration and well-being of drivers to limit the number of accidents on the roads. These research projects are grouped in a global intiative called Sixth Sense. Among them: a technology from NASA that measures brain waves through the hands. Jaguar Land Rover's pioneering Mind Sense project is researching measuring  brainwaves to monitor driver concentration in the car Researchers are developing a Wellness Seat in a... [Lire la suite]