autonomous driving

  • bitkom.automotiveIT
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    Bitkom: Auto managers expect driverless cars by 2030 or later

    2015-09-09T12:56:44Z

    The study shows that opinions vary on when driverless driving will be widely adopted (Photo: Robert Bosch) Almost half (48 pc) of Germany's top automotive managers believe that self-driving cars will be widely adopted by 2030 and only 2 pc believe this will happen earlier. Fifteen pc predict 20 ...

  • insurance.automotiveIT
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    KPMG: Most insurers unprepared for autonomous-driving era

    2015-06-22T16:31:30Z

    KPMG warns car insurers that autonomous driving will fundamentally change their business(Photo: Daimler) If the US insurance industry experts' predictions are any guide, it will be at least 10 years before autonomous cars will become a factor in driving. A recent survey of insurance executives carried out by consultants ...

  • nissan.automotiveIT
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    Ghosn reaffirms Renault-Nissan roadmap for autonomous driving

    2015-04-24T09:38:19Z

    Nissan and Renault cars will be able to change lanes autonomously from 2018 (Photo: Nissan) Carlos Ghosn reaffirmed his commitment to have "a complete package of autonomous drive technologies" on Renault and Nissan vehicles by 2020, but repeated his expectation that driverless cars are at least a decade away. ...

  • daimler ces 2015.automotiveIT
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    McKinsey urges preparation for future with autonomous driving

    2015-03-09T18:01:47Z

    Daimler showed its vision of autonomous driving at the CES in Las Vegas (Photo: Daimler) The arrival of autonomous vehicles will fundamentally change the automotive industry and car drivers, automotive companies and other personal mobility players should start preparing today already, a new report from management consultants McKinsey says. ...

  • ghosn.automotiveIT
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    Ghosn says driverless cars at least 10 years away

    2015-03-02T17:07:24Z

    Ghosn sees regulatory and cyber-security obstacles for driverless driving (Photo: Bloomberg) It will be at least 10 years before fully autonomous cars will be sold on world markets, Renault and Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said Monday. "We'll be going from more simple to more complex forms of autonomous driving," ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford looks at Apple, Amazon for clues to successful transformation

    2015-02-04T16:50:14Z

    Ford Motor is conducting 25 mobility experiments (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor said it would study companies such as Apple and Amazon to learn how to successfully manage a major industry transformation. Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields, in an address to the International CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, announced that ...

  • daimler.ces.automotiveIT
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    CES: Daimler shows self-driving luxury concept

    2015-01-06T12:38:41Z

    Daimler's CES concept car features a variable seating system (Photo: Daimler) Daimler unveiled a fully connected self-driving research vehicle at this year's CES, showing how the German premium car group sees the future of personal mobility in an increasingly urbanized environment. "The single most important luxury goods of the ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi tests "piloted driving" over 550 miles

    2015-01-05T10:31:18Z

    Audi's long-distance piloted-driving test started Sunday in Silicon Valley (Photo: Audi) Audi is taking journalists on a 550 mile test of its "piloted driving" technology, demonstrating how much progress the industry is making in its efforts to let systems take over at least some of the driver's activities. The ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Handelsblatt Conference: Zetsche cites autonomous potential for trucks

    2014-10-30T12:51:58Z

    MUNICH -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said autonomous driving technologies may have even bigger potential for trucks than for passenger cars. "In trucks it's not a nice-to-have, but it's a must," Zetsche told the Handelsblatt Auto Summit. He said autonomously driven trucks can enjoy a 5 percent reduction in fuel ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler's Zetsche to keynote CES 2015

    2014-10-07T11:36:41Z

    Zetsche is pushing autonomous-driving technologies at Daimler. He also spoke at the CES in 2012 (Photo: Daimler) Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche, keen to affirm the his car company's connectivity credentials, will deliver a keynote address at the 2015 International CES consumer electronics fair in Las Vegas in early January. ...