autonomous driving

  • fca.automotiveIT
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    Fiat Chrysler, Google cooperate on self-driving cars

    2016-05-04T10:25:30Z

    The new Chrysler Pacifica minivan will joint Google's test program (Photo: FCA) Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Google will jointly test self-driving vehicles, allowing the US-Italian carmaker to catch up in an area where it has been seen to be lagging competitors. FCA said Google's self-driving test program will later ...

  • EU.automotiveIT
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    EU countries to act on autonomous driving

    2016-04-15T11:02:32Z

    Automakers and EU regulators believe driverless driving will help reduce traffic accidents (Photo: Dutch government) European Union transport ministers agreed this week to take action to make autonomous driving a reality across the 28-nation bloc. The ministers, meeting in Amsterdam, agreed to promote a consistent legal framework for driverless ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    "It’s very important that we filter which technologies add value for the consumer"

    2016-04-13T13:54:12Z

    The new S90 sedan will help boost Volvo's sales, Annwall says (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Bjoern Annwall joined Volvo Cars as global head of marketing, sales and customer service in October last year. The former McKinsey consultant succeeded industry veteran Alain Visser in a job that involves transforming the Swedish ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    How feasible is the timetable for connected driving?

    2016-01-24T12:21:40Z

    At CES, Toyota showed how cars could learn to handle traffic situations (Photo: Arjen Bongard) There is little doubt that, from a technical point of view, it's no longer an illusion that cars can get around without a driver at the wheel. But technology is not the only factor ...

  • kia.automotiveIT
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    CES: Kia ready for partially automated driving

    2016-01-06T02:37:15Z

    The autonomous Kia Soul can be controlled with a smartwatch (Photo: Kia) LAS VEGAS -- Kia said it is ready to start introducing partially automated vehicles, but fully autonomous cars will have to wait until 2030. The Korean carmaker also said at the CES consumer electronics show that it ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    CES: Volvo, Ericsson develop "intelligent" media streaming

    2016-01-05T02:29:54Z

    Volvo believes that autonomous cars require better connectivity technology (Photo: Volvo) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars and technology company Ericsson are developing intelligent, high-bandwidth streaming capabilities for cars, the Swedish automotive group said. On the eve of the CES consumer electronics show, Volvo said the technology will be important ...

  • google.automotiveIT
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    Study: 20 million autonomous cars by 2025

    2015-12-02T11:18:41Z

    Juniper says Google is the most promising player in driverless cars (Photo: Google) There will be almost 20 million fully autonomous or self-driving vehicles on the world's roads by 2025, according to a new study. The outlook, which adheres to the more optimistic scenarios of some automakers, was presented ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
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    Nissan tests semi-autonomous driving

    2015-11-02T07:27:21Z

    Nissan will test a range of autonomous technologies in coming years (Photo: Nissan) Nisssan has started testing its autonomous-driving technology on highways and urban roads in Japan. The carmaker wants to launch what it calls "Piloted Drive 1.0" by the end of 2016. The technology allows autonomous driving in ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Autoliv joins Volvo's Drive Me autonomous driving project

    2015-09-30T09:10:28Z

    New technologies will let people safely do other things while the car does the driving (Photo: Volvo) Swedish supplier Autoliv has joined the "Drive Me" autonomous driving project started by Volvo Cars. Drive Me, initiated by Volvo Cars in December 2013, involves 100 self-driving Volvos that use public roads ...

  • apple carplay.automotiveIT
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    WSJ: Apple plans electric car for 2019

    2015-09-22T10:44:15Z

    Apple's automotive ambitions go beyond its iPhone integration technology, which is called CarPlay (Photo: Apple)Â Apple is planning to launch an electric car in 2019, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. The US business newspaper says the consumer electronics group will triple its 600-person automotive team ...