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  • Congestion.automotiveIT

    Honda develops system to prevent traffic jams


    Honda believes IT-driven changes in driving behavior can help reduce road congestion Honda has developed a system to change driving patterns to help avoid traffic jams. The Japanese carmaker, in cooperation with researchers at the University of Tokyo, is working on technology that monitors a driver's driving pattern and analyzes ...

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    Telematics Update: Analyst says traffic is key telematics application


    MUNICH -- Traffic information is the most important telematics application in the car, a senior market researcher said Wednesday. "What's the value proposition of telematics? Clearly traffic is top of the list," said Roger Lanctot, associate director, global automotive practice, at market researchers Strategy Analytics. Lanctot, speaking at a Telematics ...

  • bill ford world mobile.automotiveIT

    Bill Ford: Carmakers, mobile companies must join forces


    Bill Ford says mobile technology can help beat global congestion (Photo: Ford) Bill Ford called on the automotive and mobile industries to work closely together to deal with the challenges posed by the growing number of cars clogging the roads in a world with ever more megacities. In a keynote ...

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    Bill Ford warns for global automotive gridlock


    Bill Ford believes car-to-car communication can help alleviate increasing road congestion Bill Ford warned that producing more green cars won't solve the problem of increasing overcrowding on the world's roads. "A green traffic jam is still a traffic jam," Ford warned in an essay written for the U.S. business magazine ...

  • fujitsu virtual driving

    Fujitsu develops traffic simulator with greater scope


    Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a wide-area traffic simulation system that allows the reproduction of traffic flows involving tens of thousands of vehicles. “The new simulator makes it possible to verify in advance the effectiveness of a variety of traffic policies designed to improve traffic flow,” the Japanese research laboratory, part ...

  • Congestion.automotiveIT

    Study: Intelligent logistics, modern IT will help fight congestion


    Wth the help of modern IT systems, industry hopes to keep trucks moving as congestion worsens on Europe’s roads A major study by the Economist Intelligence Unit foresees a huge increase in global traffic congestion. But industry leaders believe that intelligent logistics and the use of modern IT will help ...

  • bmw navigation

    Strategic routing: BMW takes on the urban-congestion challenge


    BMW and the city of Duesseldorf are trying to reduce traffic congestion through the use of intelligent navigation systems and different traffic management. The German premium-car maker is fully aware that the use of in-car navigation systems can actually increase traffic congestion in major metropolitan areas. That is because drivers, ...