All autonomous driving articles – Page 2

  • 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
    Feature

    "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
    Article

    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
    Article

    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
    Article

    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
    Article

    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 ...

  • 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
    Article

    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
    Article

    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. ...