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    Groupe PSA starts showcase LTE-V2X trial in China

    2018-09-14T13:48:47Z

    Image: Groupe PSA Groupe PSA has started a connected-car demonstration programme in Wuxi, China, to showcase the application of wireless LTE-V2X vehicle-to-infrastructure communications on a city level. The project involves over 100,000 commercial users; 13 typical scenarios; over 600 communication base stations; and 226 road intersections; and covers an ...

  • agero.automotiveIT
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    Agero unveils smartphone-based crash detection

    2018-09-14T11:26:46Z

    (Image:Agero) Agero has unveiled smartphone-based software that could replace embedded telematics systems to provide automatic crash detection. The Medford, Massachusetts-based telematics services provider said its new "Driver360" software can be integrated into existing insurance providers' and car manufacturers' mobile apps. Bringing crash detection, response and prevention functionality into the ...

  • lexus.automotiveIT
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    Lexus to debut digital side-view mirrors on new ES model

    2018-09-13T16:07:42Z

    Cameras replacing traditional side-view mirrors transmit images to small monitors inside the Lexus ES (Photo: Lexus) Lexus said it will introduce digital side-view mirrors on its new ES sedan in Japan next month. The Toyota Group's premium brand will install small exterior cameras on the front doors of the ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    In new Ford Edge, AI switches AWD on and off

    2018-09-12T14:45:15Z

    Ford showed a performance version of the 2019 Ford Edge at the Detroit Auto Show in January (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor's new Ford Edge is counting on artificial intelligence to optimize traction settings, improve handling and save fuel. The carmaker said its 2019 Ford Edge SUV will have both ...

  • bmw-intelligent-pers
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    Affectiva and Nuance up the emotion, BMW and PSA add AI assistants

    2018-09-07T12:40:39Z

    Image: BMW Affectiva and Nuance Communcations are collaborating “to further humanize” in-car artificial intelligence. Affectiva, a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab based in Boston, Massachusetts, has developed an ‘Emotion AI’ which can measure facial expressions and assess emotions such as joy, anger and surprise in real-time, and pick ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler: "Third-party apps will become less relevant"

    2018-09-04T12:36:00Z

    Daimler’s Khan says not all HMI technology will go into Mercedes cars (Photo: Uli Regenscheit) Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the ...

  • j.d. power.automotiveIT
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    Automakers having hard time competing with phone companies on infotainment

    2018-08-30T13:38:00Z

    Apple CarPlay (pictured) and Google s Android Auto are gaining rapidly in popularity (Photo: Volvo Cars) Automakers are having a tough time competing with the mobile phone industry when it comes to in-car infotainment. According to a new study by market researchers J.D. Power, consumers generally prefer ...

  • denso
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    Denso, Aisin, Advics and Jtekt agree JV for integrated ECU software

    2018-08-28T14:44:48Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover autonomous pods ‘see’ through virtual eyes

    2018-08-28T14:02:30Z

    Image: Jaguar Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover is working with cognitive psychologists to study how pedestrians prepare to cross a road, and how they might safely interact with an autonomous vehicle. In this part of the Autodrive project supported by the UK government, autonomous pods are running on a ...

  • toyota.uber.automotiveIT
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    Toyota ties up with Uber, plans to invest $500 million

    2018-08-28T13:34:46Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and Uber Technologies are expanding their partnership, with Uber to deploy purpose-built Toyota vehicles on its fleet. Toyota is also investing $500 million in the ride-hailing firm, subject to regulatory approval. The collaboration aims to advance, commercialize and scale up technologies for autonomous ride-sharing. ...