All autonomous driving articles

  • magna
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    Magna reconfigures seating for car-sharing, introduces app interface, but stresses that basic requirements aren’t necessarily tech-driven

    2018-12-12T14:54:00Z

    Image: Magna Magna, a leading supplier of automotive seating, has announced details of a reconfigurable interior solution which can be custom-adapted for different car-sharing and autonomous-driving scenarios. Its new seating concept creates a flexible cabin for three key use-cases. The concept was developed out of digital ...

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    Visteon inaugurates new tech centre in Karlsruhe, Germany; Harman sets up software office in Łódź, Poland

    2018-11-21T15:31:00Z

    Image: Visteon Visteon Corporation has held an inauguration ceremony for a new 6,500 sq-m facility in Karlsruhe, Germany, its lead technology hub for Europe. This technology centre will host advanced development of vehicle cockpit electronics, and will lead the development of the Visteon DriveCore autonomous driving platform ...

  • ZF-TD18_07_Trendsetting-Cockpit_press_teaser
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    ZF and Faurecia reveal cockpit concept, minus wheel and pedals

    2018-07-17T13:51:00Z

    Image: ZF ZF and Faurecia have co-developed an operating and display concept cockpit for fully-automated Level 4 vehicles, which has no steering wheel or pedals. The Trendsetting Cockpit demonstration unit has instead three screens, plus a control lever in the center console that allows drivers to select either left- ...

  • INRIX-AV-Road-Rules_nodes
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    Inrix AV Road Rules platform connects road authorities and vehicle operators

    2018-07-17T13:13:36Z

    Image: Inrix A platform connecting city and road authorities with autonomous vehicle operators has been launched by Inrix. This allows the assignation, validation and management of traffic rules and restrictions, via a quick and easy process to digitize local information such as speed limits, crosswalks, school zones or stop ...

  • DARPA
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    DARPA talks about AR and VR for future combat vehicles

    2018-06-28T12:24:53Z

    Image: DARPA DARPA, the US Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, has demonstrated some of its upcoming technologies to be applied in combat vehicles. The GXV-T (Ground X-Vehicle Technologies) program has been looking at ways to make vehicles lighter, faster and more agile over a variety of terrain – and ...

  • Routing
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    Autonomic partners with rideOS on autonomous fleet technology

    2018-06-26T10:11:34Z

    Image: rideOS Ford-owned Autonomic, creator of the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform, is partnering with rideOS, a San Francisco-based start-up founded by two former Uber employees, to develop routing software and dispatch instructions for fleets of autonomous cars. rideOS, founded in 2017, aims to provide a platform-agnostic, modular set ...

  • hyundai nexo CES Asia
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    Hyundai announces partnerships with Audi, Baidu, others

    2018-06-22T14:40:23Z

    Hyundai Nexo, CES Asia 2018 Image: Hyundai Hyundai Motor has announced a series of partnerships and joint collaborations covering artificial intelligence, autonomous driving technology, and fuel cell technology. At CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai, it outlined plans to work with Chinese start-up DeepGlint on AI, which it plans to ...

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    Byton unveils K-Byte Concept sedan designed for autonomous driving

    2018-06-15T11:07:39Z

    Byton designed its new concept for autonomous driving from the start (Image: Byton) Byton has unveiled a concept previewing its second car, the K-Byte sedan, in advance of CES Asia in Shanghai. This is the result of a partnership with autonomous driving technology firm Aurora, and the two companies ...

  • hyundai mobis 3_scale
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    Hyundai Mobis outlines autonomous driving sensor strategy

    2018-06-01T06:11:21Z

    Image: Hyundai Mobis Hyundai Mobis has announced its intentions to develop sensors for all-autonomous driving by 2020. The Korean supplier said it is developing both high- and entry-level radars with a view to production from next year. It is working with Germany’s SMS and ASTYX on five radars for ...

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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 ...

  • harman samsung digital cockpit
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    Harman to supply over-the-air update tech to Great Wall Motors

    2018-05-04T09:45:38Z

    Harman-Samsung Digital Cockpit Image: Samsung Great Wall Motors is to launch its first connected vehicle with a remote software updating service in 2019. The over-the-air (OTA) technology will be supplied by Harman, whose Remote Vehicle Updating Service has already been fitted in more than 25 million cars worldwide. The ...

  • Aurora.automotiveIT
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    Driverless-car start-up Aurora raises 90 million dlrs

    2018-03-04T10:09:10Z

    Aurora delivers a suite of autonomous driving technologies to automakers (Photo: Aurora) Autonomous-vehicle technology start-up Aurora raised 90 million dollars in a financing round led by two venture capital companies, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures. Aurora was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the former Google executive who spearheaded that company’s ...

  • delphi-mobileye.automotiveIT
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    From Apple, an appeal for equal treatment in road tests

    2016-12-03T12:44:19Z

    Delphi will showcase its latest autonomous-driving technology at CES 2017 (Photo: Delphi) Apple may have scaled back its automotive ambitions, but the company still appears keen to take part in the transformation of the car industry. In a letter to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Apple ...

  • renault.automotiveIT
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    Renault, Chronocam cooperate to make cars see better

    2016-11-08T13:09:42Z

    Renault hopes Chronocam technology will improve autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Renault) Renault has entered into a strategic partnership with French computer vision specialist Chronocam to get advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) ready for autonomous driving. Chronocam  develops biologically inspired vision sensors and computer vision technologies for the auto industry. ...

  • savari.automotiveIT
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    SAIC to market Savari V2X technology in China

    2016-10-27T10:07:54Z

    Savari's sensor can capture information that is relevant for driverless cars (Photo: Savari) Savari said SAIC Motors will distribute its V2X wireless sensor technology in China, providing the US-based technology company with new growth opportunities in the world's biggest car market. Savari, which makes safety communications technology for interactions ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Uber cooperate on autonomous cars

    2016-08-22T09:56:50Z

    Volvo is conducting real-life tests with its IntelliSafe Autopilot technology (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars and ride-hailing group Uber plan to jointly develop autonomous-cars technologies. The Swedish premium car maker said the two companies will use a Volvo-built “base vehicle” to which Uber will add its own autonomous driving technology. ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
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    ZF invests in lidar technology

    2016-08-02T13:21:28Z

    ZF wants to use Ibeo technology to make lidar systems smaller (Photo: ZF) In a bid to strengthen its activities in autonomous-driving technologies, ZF Friedrichshafen has acquired a 40 pc stake in lidar specialist Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, "Lidar gives us access to a core technology for environmental and ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW teams up with Intel, Mobileye for autonomous driving

    2016-07-01T15:26:29Z

    The autonomous-drive platform under development will be available to other carmakers (Photo: BMW) BMW is joining forces with Intel and Mobileye to bring autonomous-driving technologies to market by 2021. The premium car maker said in a joint press release that it will work with Intel, the world's biggest chipmaker, ...

  • tesla.automotiveIT
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    Despite deadly crash, Tesla stands by Autopilot

    2016-07-01T10:01:11Z

    Tesla's Autpilot requires drivers to keep their hands on the wheel (Photo: Tesla) Tesla said a deadly crash involving a Model S doesn't cast doubt on the viability of its autonomous driving technology. The Californian electric car maker was responding to a preliminary investigation by US authorities into an ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    IHS forecast: 21 million autonomous vehicle sales by 2035

    2016-06-08T09:49:21Z

    Ford, like most carmakers, is road-testing driverless cars (Photo: Ford) Market researchers IHS Automotive have significantly increased their forecast for autonomous-vehicle sales, as automakers and suppliers invest heavily in advanced driver-assistance systems. IHS expects sales of nearly 21 million autonomous vehicles worldwide by 2035, a sharp increase from about ...