03 mars 2018

Mercedes joins forces with Bosch to develop self-driving taxis

Mercedes joins forces with Bosch to develop self-driving taxis The pact between the world’s largest maker of premium cars and the world’s largest automotive supplier forms a powerful counterweight to new auto industry players like ride-hailing firms Uber and Didi which are also working on self-driving cars. Technology companies and carmakers are striving to adjust to a shifting landscape in the auto industry as consumers increasingly use smartphones to locate, hail and rent vehicles, rather than going out and buying cars. The... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2018

ADAS Groupement & automotive industry news

January was a busy month for the ADAS goupement, first due to the presence at Las Vegas for the last edtion of the CES. And also because we are still browsing the Internet to keep you informed about automotive industry , autonomous vehicle and ADAS technologies. in order to help you find relevant information on our blog we propose you the first retrospective based on a selection of articles posted last month. ADAS groupement Starting by news concerning the ADAS groupement, you can read below a presentation of SafetyNex by... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2018

How Mercedes is Using ADAS

How Mercedes is Using ADAS With its new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it’s taking another step toward autonomous driving and the use of advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The company says its Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC and Active Steering Assist will be even better at helping the driver keep a safe distance and steer the vehicle. Additionally,k speed can also be automatically adjusted in bends and at intersections. Also included are Active Emergency Stop Assist and a considerably improved Active Lane Change Assist. “The... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2017

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Autonomous driving—what the high-minded call artificial intelligence and what we call real brainlessness—may not be as vile as we originally feared. One DeLorean DMC-12 directed by a Stanford University engineering crew can perform perfect opposite-lock, tire-cooking, hands-off donuts at will for as long as the rubber lasts. Lead professor Chris Gerdes explained the rationale underlying this class project, timed to coincide with the... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2016

Volvo and Mercedes-Benz Driving Roll Out of ADAS as Standard Equipment in Cars

Volvo and Mercedes-Benz Driving Roll Out of ADAS as Standard Equipment in Cars ABI Research forecasts that the global market for Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) will reach 64.8 million units by the end of 2020 with the majority of shipments being accounted for in vehicles sold in the Asia-Pacific region. These findings are part of ABI Research’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Service and includes detailed installed base and forecasts of ADAS systems [‪advanced driver assistance systems‬] by regions. ... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2016

Mercedes vs. Google: How two competing visions are racing to bring driverless cars to market

Mercedes vs. Google: How two competing visions are racing to bring driverless cars to market DETROIT — Two competing visions could determine how you first experience a driverless car. Traditional automakers like Mercedes and Toyota already make vehicles equipped with systems that keep cars within their lanes, apply the brakes or park by themselves. Their plan is to gradually automate more functions of driving until, perhaps by 2025, some cars will be fully capable of driving themselves. But Google, Alibaba, Baidu and other... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2016

Microsoft And Amazon Have A Plan For Driverless Cars

Microsoft And Amazon Have A Plan For Driverless Cars FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Amazon.com and Microsoft are in talks to supply cloud computing to digital mapping business HERE, owned by a group of German carmakers developing self-driving cars, sources familiar with the matter said. Amazon is also considering becoming a shareholder in HERE, two sources said. Last year, carmakers BMW, Audi and Mercedes struck a 2.5 billion euro ($2.85 billion) deal to buy Nokia’s HERE maps business. Intelligent mapping systems supply... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2016

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Semi-Autonomous Cars Compared! Tesla Model S vs. BMW 750i, Infiniti Q50S, and Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Autonomous driving—what the high-minded call artificial intelligence and what we call real brainlessness—may not be as vile as we originally feared. One DeLorean DMC-12 directed by a Stanford University engineering crew can perform perfect opposite-lock, tire-cooking, hands-off donuts at will for as long as the rubber lasts. Lead professor Chris Gerdes explained the rationale underlying this class project, timed to coincide with the... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2016

10 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020

10 million self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020 John Greenough, BI Intelligence Jul. 29, 2015, 9:00 AM 71,724 Self-driving cars are no longer a futuristic idea. Companies like Mercedes, BMW, and Tesla have already released, or are soon to release, self-driving features that give the car some ability to drive itself. Tech companies are also trying to pioneer the self-driving car. Recently, Google announced that it would be testing its prototype of a driverless car on roads this summer in... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2016

Uber Reportedly Orders 100,000 Autonomous Cars From Mercedes

Uber Reportedly Orders 100,000 Autonomous Cars From Mercedes March 21st, 2016 by Steve Hanley  Originally published on Gas2. Last year, Elon Musk proclaimed that Tesla will be making 500,000 cars a year once the Model 3 gets into production. His prediction calls for that to happen by 2020. Later, Steve Jurvetson, one of the first investors in Tesla Motors, and Uber CEO Travis Kalanik were at a Top 10 Tech Trends dinner, hosted by the Churchill Club. Jurvetson said afterwards that Kalanick would buy... [Lire la suite]
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