04 novembre 2017

Sustainable self-driving ‘pod’ aims to change future of transport

Sustainable self-driving ‘pod’ aims to change future of transport The ‘T-pod’ is an electric, self-driving vehicle that can be remotely controlled by drivers, set for prototype testing in 2017 followed by international distribution. In addition to the T-pod, the Swedish company is developing a remote driving system, charging stations and an infrastructure that will make the system the most pioneering of its kind. Einride’s launch is the beginning in a transition from heavy, noisy trucks with monstrous emissions and bad... [Lire la suite]
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20 octobre 2017

Global Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Commercial Vehicles Market - Forecast & Analysis, 2016 -2022 - Research and

Global Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) for Commercial Vehicles Market - Forecast & Analysis, 2016 -2022 - Research and Markets The automotive industry is growing at a rapid rate due to emerging technological innovation and entrance of low cost and compact size sensors. Moreover, these technologies are raising the overall demand for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in commercial vehicles which allows autonomy to the vehicles and assist the driver in safe driving. The market is estimated to reach $2.6... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

New release of the computer vision based obstacle detection module ObstaNex (by NEXYAD)

New release of the computer vision based obstacle detection module ObstaNex (by NEXYAD) ObstaNex can be integrated by OEMs into their ADAS or perception dor driverless car systems. Read informarion : http://nexyad.net/Automotive-Transportation/  
28 août 2017

Why trucks are leading the way when it comes to autonomous technology

Why trucks are leading the way when it comes to autonomous technology Carmakers are making incredible advances when it comes to autonomous technology, but the first fully autonomous vehicles to hit the roads may actually be trucks, with the transport behemoths proving naturally suited to self-driving technology. Packaging Self-driving vehicles cram in an incredible amount of technology. There’s LiDAR, radar, a huge array of different cameras and other sensors, mapping and GPS and a computer that has to make sense of it all. If it’s... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017

Driverless truck system will cruise Russian roads in 2017 Russia's Eduard Nikolaev, co-pilots Sergey Savostin and Vladimir Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala on Jan. 16, 2013. Source: Reuters Moscow-based Cognitive Technologies said it's ready to release a pre-commercial version of an advance driver assistance system with artificial intelligence, or ADAS, for Russia's KAMAZ truck. ADAS qualifies as Level 1 according to the Society of... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2017

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS

WABCO advances autonomous through ADAS   WABCO was busy near the end of 2016, bringing its advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to multiple partnerships to advance autonomous driving and platooning of commercial vehicles. The supplier is working with Silicon Valley-based Peloton Technology to further develop its solution for truck platooning that uses vehicle-to-vehicle communication to sync the braking and acceleration between the trucks. WABCO’s OnGuardACTIVE... [Lire la suite]

24 mai 2017

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

ADAS AND AUTONOMOUS DRIVING TECHNOLOGY IN TRUCKS AND COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1. ADAS IN COMMERCIAL VEHICLES 1.1. Background A wide variety of advanced driver assistance systems (ADASs) have enjoyed impressive growth in consumer vehicles, progressing from being the preserve of luxury vehicles to being offered in sub-US$500 packages by mass-market players such as Toyota. Simultaneously, the capacities of these systems have expanded, with combined functions allowing the first glimpses at automation in production vehicles. At the... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2017

Singapore to start trials of driverless trucks for port transport

Singapore to start trials of driverless trucks for port transport SINGAPORE: Following various trials on the use of driverless cars and buses, Singapore is now ready to put driverless trucks to the test, announced the Ministry of Transport (MOT) and PSA Corporation in a joint news release. The trucks will be used to transport containers from one port terminal to another. Agreements were signed on Monday (Jan 9) with two automotive companies, Scania and Toyota Tusho, to develop and test-bed an autonomous truck platooning... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2017

Caltrans, Volvo Test Truck Platooning on Busy Los Angeles Freeway

Caltrans, Volvo Test Truck Platooning on Busy Los Angeles Freeway The convoy of three Volvo semi-trucks zipping along Southern California’s busy 110 Freeway hauling cargo containers looked like other big rigs that ply that busy stretch of highway daily — except that they were only 50 feet apart and there were robots controlling the pedals in two of the vehicles. The journey Wednesday was a joint demonstration of truck platoon technology by the California Department of Transportation, local agencies, Volvo Group of North America... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2017

Migration of ADAS from Passenger Cars towards Heavy Truck and Military Applications

Migration of ADAS from Passenger Cars towards Heavy Truck and Military Applications Advanced Driver Assistant Systems (ADAS) features currently available in the passenger car domain include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Blind Spot Detection (BSD), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Change Assist (LCA), Lane Keeping Control (LKC) and Automatic Parking Assist (APA).  Manufacturers of heavy trucks (for example, class 8 tractor-trailer trucks), mass transit buses and military vehicles are also developing ADAS features. In fact,... [Lire la suite]