Future Mobility

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    Goodyear to test intelligent tires at Mcity in Michigan

    2018-06-05T09:15:43Z

    Image: University of Michigan Goodyear plans to extend its research into ‘intelligent’ connected, sensor-equipped tires and will carry out testing with electric and autonomous vehicles at the Mcity Test Facility [pictured]. Mcity, a public-private partnership led by the University of Michigan, has a 16-acre site of roads and traffic ...

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    Toyota Mobility Foundation and Alan Turing Institute to research AI for traffic management

    2018-05-31T20:10:55Z

    Image: Alan Turing Institute The Toyota Mobility Foundation is supporting the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, on an AI project to optimize traffic flow in mobility systems. The programme aims to transition complex traffic management from static systems into dynamic, optimized ...

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    Automotive IT in focus: connectivity, new technology and integration

    2018-05-29T12:08:00Z

    The automotiveIT International conference, which concluded in Atlanta last Wednesday, highlighted the breadth of the challenges and opportunities in the auto industry as companies change processes, products and business models.

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    Consortium creates CAN Data Diode for vehicle cybersecurity

    2018-05-25T15:43:07Z

    Image: Irdeto A consortium including America’s National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA), Irdeto, Geotab and DG Technologies has developed a CAN Data Diode hardware device in collaboration with the University of Tulsa. Created in the university’s Student CyberTruck Experience (CyTex) program, this is said to secure a truck’s electronic ...

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    Volkswagen opens Konnect co-working campus in Tel Aviv to support tech start-ups

    2018-05-25T15:42:06Z

    Konnect, the new Volkswagen Group Campus in Tel Aviv, Israel, has been opened to provide a co-working space for local tech start-ups and to support collaborations. Themes for the work to take place there include connectivity, smart navigation, sensors, simulators, cybersecurity, e-mobility and big data, with a view to pushing ...

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    Ford adds in-dash Waze integration to SYNC 3-equipped vehicles

    2018-05-25T15:37:45Z

    Image: Ford Waze, said to be the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app, is now available via iPhone and AppLink in Ford vehicles equipped with the SYNC 3 communications system. The app can be projected directly onto the in-dash screen and controlled using voice commands. Users can download ...

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    C-V2X communications demonstrated by 5GAA, Audi, Ford and Qualcomm

    2018-05-10T13:57:20Z

    The 5GAA communication technology could be ready for deployment by 2020 (Image: 5GAA) The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), Audi, Ford and Qualcomm Technologies have demonstrated Cellular Vehicle-To-Everything (C-V2X) real-time direct communications. This will be compatible with future 5G cellular technology, is said to promise benefits for road safety, automated ...

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    Aptiv launches 30 autonomous vehicles on Lyft network in Las Vegas

    2018-05-09T20:52:15Z

    Image: John F. Martin for Aptiv A fleet of 30 vehicles equipped with Aptiv’s autonomous driving platform is now available for public use in Las Vegas, Nevada, via the Lyft network. The cars, developed by Aptiv’s Mobility and Service group and featuring LiDAR, radar and vision sensors, have gone ...

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    Volvo Cars to embed Google services into next-gen infotainment

    2018-05-09T12:51:56Z

    Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks sharing live data Image: Volvo Cars Volvo Cars is to embed Google Assistant voice controls, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Android-based Sensus infotainment system. The Swedish carmaker also said its vehicle would in future start sharing ...

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    Blockchain initiative launched to develop digital mobility ecosystem

    2018-05-09T12:39:20Z

    BMW, Ford, GM and Renault are among the automakers participating in the consortium (Image: Shutterstock) A non-profit consortium involving major carmakers, suppliers, IT firms, start-ups and other transportation stakeholders has been announced to explore the application of blockchain technology in a digital mobility ecosystem. Founding members include BMW, Bosch, ...