All Autonomous vehicles articles – Page 8

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    TomTom marks 1.5 billion map updates a month, gets “closer to real-time”

    2018-08-23T12:24:47Z

    Image: TomTom/Businesswire TomTom has announced that its changes to its digital maps are now at the level of 1.5 billion updates per month – an average of over 520 updates per second, including altered road junctions, new addresses, geometry and road features. This is said to represent updates to ...

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    Toyota R&D team asked to connect up their cars to UMTRI research

    2018-08-23T12:10:06Z

    Image: UMTRI Toyota’s North America R&D team members are being invited to connect up their cars to the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment (AACVTE), led by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). The AACVTE is trialling the latest wireless DSRC 5.9GHz V2X system and is asking ...

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    Renovo and HERE form partnership for open interfaces

    2018-08-14T08:36:46Z

    Image: HERE Technologies/Renovo Auto Mobility software company Renovo and mapping and location services specialist HERE Technologies have formed a partnership to develop and deploy open interfaces for automated vehicles. For highly and fully automated vehicles, these will have open standards for interoperability and data exchange across the transportation ecosystem. ...

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    Luxoft buys Objective Software GmbH, specialists in autonomous and connected mobility

    2018-08-13T09:36:23Z

    Image: Objective Software Luxoft, a global IT service provider based in Zug, Switzerland, has acquired Objective Software GmbH, a 20-year-old consultancy with its headquarters in Munich, Germany plus offices in Turin, Italy; Luxembourg; and Wroclaw, Poland. Objective specializes in software development for the automotive industry, with a focus on ...

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    McKinsey survey: Manufacturers struggle with digitalization efforts

    2018-08-10T13:14:00Z

    Image: McKinsey Few companies have realized the full potential of digitization of manufacturing at a large scale, a survey by the McKinsey Company management consultancy has found. Its fourth annual Digital Manufacturing Global Expert study claims that while 92% of the respondents from firms ...

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    Robert Bosch digital chief: “The mobility of the future will involve a melting pot of technologies”

    2018-08-09T13:12:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs, chief digital officer at Robert Bosch, talks about software for developing mobility solutions and how automotive suppliers needs to prepare for a digitalized, networked auto industry

  • samsung.automotiveIT
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    Samsung launches major investments to become global tech leader

    2018-08-08T15:23:55Z

    Samsung plans to invest heavily in AI, 5G and other new technologies (Photo: Samsung) Samsung plans to invest $22.3 billion over the next three years in areas such as artificial intelligence, 5G communication, automotive electronics components and biopharmaceuticals. Overall investments, aimed at making the Korean electronics conglomerate a global ...

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    Magneti Marelli agrees to buy perception software start-up SmartMeUp

    2018-08-03T14:02:08Z

    Image: Magneti Marelli Magneti Marelli, part of the FCA Group, has signed an agreement to buy SmartMeUp, a French start-up developing perception software for autonomous driving, smart cities and safety technologies. The agreement sets out the acquisition of 100pc of SmartMeUp shares, and the purchase is expected to take ...

  • IRA Renovo Road Surface Information AWare
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    Nira Dynamics joins Renovo AWare ecosystem to add road surface information

    2018-07-20T11:38:13Z

    Image: PRNewsfoto/NIRA Dynamics AB Sensor fusion specialist Nira Dynamics, based in Linköping, Sweden, has joined the Renovo AWare ecosystem, thus enabling the automated fleets which use the AWare OS to deploy its Road Surface Information (RSI) software. The Nira Dynamics RSI software measures and predicts road grip via high ...

  • ZF-TD18_07_Trendsetting-Cockpit_press_teaser
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    ZF and Faurecia reveal cockpit concept, minus wheel and pedals

    2018-07-17T13:51:00Z

    Image: ZF ZF and Faurecia have co-developed an operating and display concept cockpit for fully-automated Level 4 vehicles, which has no steering wheel or pedals. The Trendsetting Cockpit demonstration unit has instead three screens, plus a control lever in the center console that allows drivers to select either left- ...

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    Inrix AV Road Rules platform connects road authorities and vehicle operators

    2018-07-17T13:13:36Z

    Image: Inrix A platform connecting city and road authorities with autonomous vehicle operators has been launched by Inrix. This allows the assignation, validation and management of traffic rules and restrictions, via a quick and easy process to digitize local information such as speed limits, crosswalks, school zones or stop ...

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    BMW Group, Suning Logistics, Hyundai join Baidu Apollo open AV platform

    2018-07-11T16:01:02Z

    Zhenyu Li, VP and general manager, Baidu’s Intelligent Driving Group, with Klaus Fröhlich, board member for development, BMW AG. Image: BMW AG BMW Group and Suning Logistics have both announced that they are joining Apollo, Baidu’s open, shared autonomous driving platform. Apollo, launched in July 2017, now involves 118 ...

  • Bosch und Daimler: Metropole in Kalifornien wird Pilotstadt für automatisiertes Fahren
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    Bosch and Daimler announce pilot automated driving trial in California

    2018-07-11T15:58:25Z

    Image: Daimler Bosch and Daimler have announced a pilot trial of fully-automated and driverless driving in an as-yet unnamed metropolitan city in California, with a test fleet hitting the road in the second half of next year. Daimler Mobility Services is expected to be the operator of a fleet ...

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    Visteon and ZongMu Technology agree joint development of autonomous solutions

    2018-07-11T06:19:34Z

    Image: ZongMu Technology Visteon Asia Pacific and China’s ZongMu Technology have confirmed their cooperation to jointly develop autonomous driving technologies from Level 3 upward. A self-parking solution integrating Visteon’s DriveCore autonomous driving platform and ZongMu’s autonomous parking system [pictured] is the first product announced. The Visteon DriveCore platform comprises ...

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    Daimler gets Chinese OK for autonomous-vehicle testing

    2018-07-06T11:25:08Z

    Daimler's AV test drivers required special training for the Chinese market (Photo: Daimler) Daimler has received the green light to start testing highly automated vehicles on public roads in China. It is the first international automaker to receive the approval and the premium car group said it will now ...

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    ZF to build e.GO Mover autonomous vehicle, showcase digital logistics

    2018-07-06T07:16:07Z

    Image: e.Go Mobile AG ZF will start production of the e.GO Mover autonomous electric vehicle next year, and will display it at the IAA commercial vehicle show in Hanover in September to highlight its services in the field of digital logistics. The e.GO Mover will be built in Aachen, ...

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    TuSimple CTO has a vision of driverless trucks

    2018-07-05T11:30:53Z

    TuSimple Co-founder and CTO Xiaodi Hou: “What kills people are AV accidents caused by bad implementation” (Photo: TuSimple) With offices in Beijing and San Diego, TuSimple LLC is developing a full stack software solution for autonomous trucks using computer vision algorithms, millimeter radars and 3D HD mapping technology. In ...

  • 2018 - Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab – Expérimentation Renault ZOE robot taxi
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    Renault and partners test on-demand AVs on-road in Rouen; Kroger and Nuro to trial driverless deliveries

    2018-07-03T11:32:00Z

    Image: Renault The first European on-road trial of a shared mobility service using autonomous vehicles is beginning near Rouen, France. The partners in this Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab initiative are Groupe Renault, Métropole Rouen Normandie, Transdev Group and Matmut, and the on-demand service will be open for public use ...

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    DARPA talks about AR and VR for future combat vehicles

    2018-06-28T12:24:53Z

    Image: DARPA DARPA, the US Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, has demonstrated some of its upcoming technologies to be applied in combat vehicles. The GXV-T (Ground X-Vehicle Technologies) program has been looking at ways to make vehicles lighter, faster and more agile over a variety of terrain – and ...

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    nuTonomy and Aptiv to test on-street in Boston, will release dataset

    2018-06-27T18:23:32Z

    Image: nuTonomy/Aptiv Autonomous driving software startup nuTonomy, acquired in October 2017 by Aptiv, has gained permission to operate AVs on the streets of Boston. nuTonomy has been testing in the Seaport district of Boston for the last 18 months, and it is now the first company to receive ...