autonomous driving

  • tesla.automotiveIT

    WSJ: Tesla CEO predicts autonomous driving in next decade


    Musk is disappointed with industry-wide EV growth (Photo: Tesla) Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts the technology for fully autonomous driving will be ready in five or six years, but it will then several more years to address regulatory restrictions. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Musk said ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT

    Connectivity market set to soar, but data security is big worry


    Daimler is one carmaker that uses advanced connectivity functions to test autonomous driving (Photo: Daimler) The market for networked mobility products and services is set to almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, but data security issues will become a big problem once more cars are connected, according to a ...

  • Google.automotiveIT

    Google on top in autonomous-driving debate


    Google's autonomous prototype has been one of the most talked-about car concepts (Photo: Google) Google is the most influential player in the public discussion about autonomous driving, according to a recent market survey. The survey, which was conducted by US market researchers Appinions, ranked Google number one, followed by ...

  • netherlands.automotiveIT

    Netherlands wants to approve large-scale self-driving car test


    Dutch Cabinet Minister Schultz wants her country to be ready for self-driving cars (Photo: Dutch government) The Netherlands will introduce legislation in early 2015 to make autonomous driving on public roads possible in the near  to medium term. The government will send a proposal to parliament outlining the ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT

    Volvo Cars tests self-driving vehicles around Gothenburg


    Volvo says autonomous driving must be part of a broader mobility solution (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars said it is happy with the test results of a fleet of self-driving vehicles that is gaining experience around the city of Gothenburg. "The test cars are now able to handle lane ...

  • ford focus 2014.automotiveIT

    Ford's new Focus features Sync 2 connectivity


    The new Ford Focus is equipped with advanced driver-assistance functions (Photo: Ford) Touting a new version of its Sync connectivity system, Ford unveiled a new Focus model at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona last week. The carmaker also introduced a range of new driver-assistance features, showing clearly ...

  • audi concept ces.automotiveIT

    CES: Audi wants to close gap between science fiction and reality


    Audi's CES concept car is a hybrid whose power plants produce a combined 700 bhp (Photo: Audi) LAS VEGAS --Audi reaffirmed its intentions Monday to be a driver of change as the global auto industry moves toward a new connected model. "If mobility used to be about connecting places ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT

    Bosch establishes internet-of-things unit


    Bosch expects the internet of things to generate a broad range of new services (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch, which has been driving the internet-of-things trend, is establishing a separate unit to make devices and objects talk to each other. The company, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions, will build compact ...

  • rinspeed.automotiveIT

    Rinspeed to show infotainment for autonomous driving in Geneva


    In the Rinspeed concept vehicle, passengers and drivers are the focus (Photo: Rinspeed) Taking the advent of autonomous driving for granted, Rinspeed sees new opportunities for in-car infotainment functions. At the Geneva auto show in March, the Swiss concept-car specialist will unveil a vision of a vehicle designed to ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT

    Toyota targets "mid-2010s" for automated driving technologies


    Toyota says its new ACC is better at keeping distance (Photo: Toyota) Toyota plans to launch a series of new automated driving technologies by the middle of the decade, as more automakers intensify efforts to lighten drivers' loads. The Japanese carmaker said it has developed a next-generation advanced driving ...