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  • cybercrime.automotiveIT

    European companies, governments test cyber security


    Digital security experts across Europe are testing their readiness to combat cyber attacks Friday, as the European Union launches Cyber Europe 2012. The exercise includes 400 experts from major financial institutions, telecommunications companies, internet service providers and local and national governments. They will test responses to more than 1,200 separate ...

  • simtd.automotiveIT

    Germany prepares for big car-to-x communication test


    Live car-to-X tests will be conducted in and around Frankfurt (Photo: SimTD) Germany is getting ready for a large field test of car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication. SimTD, which is the German acronym for Safe Intelligent Mobility - Test Area Germany, this week presented asystem that will be tested with a ...

  • vw ebluemotion berlin

    VW starts 2nd phase of EV tests in Berlin


    At a ceremony in Berlin, government and private-sector representatives received the keys to several electric Golfs (Photo: VW) Volkswagen has delivered a second batch of electrically propelled Golf blue-e-motion cars to test customers as it gets ready to start selling electric vehicles. The automaker now has a test fleet of ...

  • car to car comm 3 dot

    U.S. tests connected-vehicle technology


    Wireless connectivity allows cars to be continuously aware of each other, which can help avoid accidents (source:DOT) The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced six cities where it will be conducting tests of new vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems. The cities are: Brooklyn, MI, Minneapolis, Orlando, Blacksburg, VA, Dallas and San ...

  • driverless car

    From Parma to Shanghai with no one at the wheel


    Four driver-less electric vehicles have completed a four-month 15,000 km trip, as part of a research project conducted by the University of Parma in Italy. The university said it was the longest test to date for vehicles without a driver at the wheel. The university’s Vislab autonomous driving laboratory conducted ...