autonomous driving

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Daimler CEO not afraid of non-traditional competition

    2013-09-10T19:36:52Z

    The Mercedes S 500 Intelligent Drive covered more than 100 km autonomously (Photo: Daimler FRANKFURT ”“ Dieter Zetsche is not afraid of competition from new entrants into the market for personal mobility. The Daimler CEO said he respects initiatives by new automakers and players from other industries to get ...

  • Nissan.automotiveIT
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    Nissan sets 2020 as target for range of autonomous vehicles

    2013-08-28T09:42:36Z

    Nissan has already been testing autonomous vehicles in the US (Photo: Nissan) Nissan said it will have available several "commercially viable" autonomous vehicles by 2020. Prices will be "realistic" and the company's stated goal isto have autonomous vehicles across its model range. It wants to achieve that in the ...

  • cisco.automotiveIT
    Article

    Cisco study: Drivers want connectivity, trust technology

    2013-06-28T13:33:49Z

    Consumers say they are happy to let technology drive the car (Photo: Cisco) A new study shows how information and communication technology is assuming an ever bigger role in the entire automotive value chain. A majority of consumers polled for the study also expressed confidence that technology can replace ...

  • NISSAN.automotiveIT
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    Renault, Nissan open new advanced research center in Silicon Valley

    2013-02-22T16:13:22Z

    The new r&d center will focus on autonomous driving and connected vehicles(Photo: Nissan) Renault and Nissan opened a new advanced research center that will specialize in autonomous driving and connected cars. The center, which is located in California's Silicon Valley, will focus on three initial projects: the development of ...

  • degenhart.continental.automotiveIT
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    CAR Symposium: Conti CEO provides automated driving timetable

    2013-01-29T12:07:41Z

    Conti CEO Degenhart: In future, drivers can watch a movie while sitting behind the wheel(Photo: Arjen Bongard BOCHUM -- Partially automated driving will be possible in three years, Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart said Tuesday. The head of the major German automotive supplier said that by 2016 some form of ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch sees gradual progression to autonomous driving

    2013-01-18T08:28:49Z

    As driver-assistance technologies become more sophisticated, they will one day drive the car, Bosch says (Photo: Bosch) Increasingly sophisticated driver-assistance technologies will gradually make autonomous driving a reality, according to Robert Bosch. "Fully autonomous driving will come about one step at a time," said Gerhard Steiger, president of the ...

  • continental ruf.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Autonomous driving to start with commercial vehicles ”“ Continental exec

    2012-09-25T16:43:46Z

    Continental's Ruf sees driver distraction as a problem in connecting cars (Photo: automotiveIT) Autonomous driving is likely to start with commercial vehicles rather than with passenger cars, a senior Continental executive said Tuesday. "I think it's easier to realize with trucks, which move at a slower speed, tend to ...

  • nevada.google.automotiveIT
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    Autonomous driving "sooner than you think" - study

    2012-08-07T16:20:01Z

    Nevada is the first US state to approve public-road testing of Google’s driverless car (Photo: DMV Nevada) Self-driving cars may be a feature on the world's roads "sooner than you think," according to a report prepared by consultants KPMG in cooperation with CAR, the Center for Automotive Research. "The pace ...

  • volvo sartre.automotiveIT
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    A successful road test of vehicle platooning

    2012-06-01T10:24:52Z

    In the Sartre roadtrain test, gaps between vehicles driving 85 km/h were only 6 meters (Photo: Volvo Car) A consortium that includes Volvo Car and Volvo Trucks successfully conducted a public road test of platooning, an experimental technology that lets vehicles automatically follow a lead vehicle with the help of ...

  • nevada.google.automotiveIT
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    Google gets Nevada OK to test self-driving cars on public roads

    2012-05-08T15:27:20Z

    Nevada is the first US state to approve public-road testing of Google’s driverless car (Photo: DMV Nevada) Nevada became the first US state to give the green light for Google to test its driver-less car on public roads. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles said in a statement that it ...