autonomous driving

  • 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 ...