All autonomous driving articles – Page 3

  • tesla.automotiveIT
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    WSJ: Tesla CEO predicts autonomous driving in next decade

    2014-09-19T11:48:32Z

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

    2014-09-02T17:19:29Z

    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
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    Google on top in autonomous-driving debate

    2014-08-01T17:33:41Z

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

    2014-06-20T14:21:59Z

    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
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    Volvo Cars tests self-driving vehicles around Gothenburg

    2014-04-29T10:32:06Z

    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
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    Ford's new Focus features Sync 2 connectivity

    2014-03-03T15:43:25Z

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

    2014-01-07T15:33:02Z

    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
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    Bosch establishes internet-of-things unit

    2013-12-19T11:05:33Z

    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
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    Rinspeed to show infotainment for autonomous driving in Geneva

    2013-12-11T14:01:40Z

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

    2013-10-11T08:42:12Z

    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 ...

  • 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
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    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 ...