Latest Autonomous Vehicles – Page 8

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    nextLAP presents AI data hub for production and logistics at AL Global Conference


    Image: nextLAP Inc.nextLAP Inc. of Mountain View, California, is to present its AI Production-Process-Platform IP/1 at next month’s Automotive Logistics Global Conference in Detroit. This is a cloud-based data hub featuring real-time analysis and artificial intelligence to optimize material flow in production and logistics processes.The IP/1 collects process parameters, ...

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    Hyundai Mobis invests in StradVision, aims for self-learning AI cameras by 2020


    Image: StradVisionHyundai Mobis has invested 8 billion Korean won (around $7,130,000) in StradVision, a Korean firm specialising in deep learning-based image detection using artificial neural networks. The co-operation will develop advanced camera detection technologies for self-driving systems, with a view to launching a self-learning, artificial intelligence camera by 2020.StradVision, ...

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


    Image: TomTom/BusinesswireTomTom 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 1.32 ...

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


    Image: UMTRIToyota’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 over ...

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    Renovo and HERE form partnership for open interfaces


    Image: HERE Technologies/Renovo AutoMobility 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.The first ...

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


    Image: Objective SoftwareLuxoft, 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 connected ...

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    McKinsey survey: Manufacturers struggle with digitalization efforts


    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 around the world ...

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


    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

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    Samsung launches major investments to become global tech leader


    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 technology leader, ...

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    Magneti Marelli agrees to buy perception software start-up SmartMeUp


    Image: Magneti MarelliMagneti 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 effect ...

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    Nira Dynamics joins Renovo AWare ecosystem to add road surface information


    Image: PRNewsfoto/NIRA Dynamics ABSensor 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 resolution data ...

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    ZF and Faurecia reveal cockpit concept, minus wheel and pedals


    Image: ZFZF 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- or ...

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    Inrix AV Road Rules platform connects road authorities and vehicle operators


    Image: InrixA 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 signs. ...

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


    Zhenyu Li, VP and general manager, Baidu’s Intelligent Driving Group, with Klaus Fröhlich, board member for development, BMW AG.Image: BMW AGBMW 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 global partners ...

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    Bosch and Daimler announce pilot automated driving trial in California


    Image: DaimlerBosch 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 of ...

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    Visteon and ZongMu Technology agree joint development of autonomous solutions


    Image: ZongMu TechnologyVisteon 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 hardware, in-vehicle ...

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    Daimler gets Chinese OK for autonomous-vehicle testing


    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 start ...

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


    Image: e.Go Mobile AGZF 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, Germany, with ...

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    TuSimple CTO has a vision of driverless trucks


    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 an ...

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    Renault and partners test on-demand AVs on-road in Rouen; Kroger and Nuro to trial driverless deliveries


    Image: RenaultThe 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 from ...