Autonomous Vehicles

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    Ford, Honda and Volkswagen get smarter at crossroads

    2018-10-12T12:19:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford, Honda and Volkswagen have demonstrated or announced vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) trials this week. These are all intended to explore technologies to ease traffic congestion, smooth out traffic flow and increase safety and efficiency; and while they currently involve alerts (and later, interventions) to human ...

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    Nvidia CEO sees “gigantic opportunities" for auto industry

    2018-10-11T13:03:00Z

    Nvidia CEO Huang says current level 2 vehicle technology is “not very good” (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH – Jensen Huang isn’t bothered by the differences between the five levels of autonomy that the US-based Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined for driverless cars. “As long as it ...

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    Volvo to adopt Nvidia technology to usher in Level 2+ automated driving features in next generation models

    2018-10-10T15:41:28Z

    Nvidia’s Drive AGX Xavier technology will provide the Swedish premium car group with a computing platform that offers more power for advanced driver assistance systems and the flexibility to upgrade the car’s functions if and when needed. Nvidia’s technology will deliver “Level 2+” automated driving features, indicating it will ...

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    “Get ready for the data age”

    2018-10-05T10:42:00Z

    Next January’s CES will underscore the growing importance of data for the automotive industry and other business sectors, executives of the US Consumer Technology Association (CTA) say.

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    Toyota forms mobility JV with SoftBank; Honda and Ford announce more mobility and autonomous collaborations

    2018-10-04T16:58:39Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation are to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation, by the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year. The aim is to create new mobility services, co-ordinating Toyota’s connected-vehicles Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) and SoftBank’s IoT platform, which collects and analyses ...

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    Ola Källenius: Daimler's new Swedish CEO has eyes set on digital future for Stuttgart giant

    2018-10-03T15:15:00Z

    Mention Ola Källenius, the soon-to-be boss of Daimler , and industry watchers note that he is the first non-German to take the role. That is significant but there is more to the Swede who will now guide the auto giant into the first stage of its digital future. ...

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    Audi aims to do a few things very well

    2018-09-25T12:46:00Z

    Audi s Newman: Simplicity should be seen as the guiding principle. HANOVER Audi s digitalization chief said the premium carmaker aims to focus on a limited set of profit pools as it adapts its business strategy to changing market conditions. John Newman, ...

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    Siemens PLM introduces ‘digital twin’ simulation for autonomous EV design

    2018-09-21T16:11:12Z

    Image: Siemens PLM Siemens PLM is launching a software solution for the design of autonomous electric vehicles. This uses thermal design data to generate precise models, and is said to give the potential for early design changes and prediction of real-world performance, as well as a reduction in the ...

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    Robert Bosch Venture Capital invests in ABAX Sensing for solid-state LiDAR

    2018-09-21T15:22:12Z

    Image: Robert Bosch Chinese LiDAR developer ABAX Sensing has completed a follow-on round of financing, led by Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC). Other investors include China tech firm Orbbec and GSR Capital. RBVC’s managing director, Dr Ingo Ramesohl, said in a statement that this “underlines our excitement in the ...

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    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi: will embed Android OS, Google Assistant AI, from 2021

    2018-09-21T13:42:29Z

    Image: Renault The Android operating system will be embedded in Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles from 2021. A technology partnership with Google is to bring Android-based infotainment and consumer applications to multiple brands in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – which sold 10.6million cars in 200 markets last year. Android will ...