In a recent set of tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that more voice commands would be rolled out to the Model 3 as it continues to evolve towards full autonomy. Musk has been talking about upcoming Tesla updates and features as well as adding some new suggestions from users … Read the rest
With General Motors recently announcing that it has asked the US Department of Transportation for permission to put a fully autonomous car on the road by 2019, the race to develop Level 4 cars are on. But some automakers seem to holding back on this endeavor realizing the shape shift, … Read the rest
With the hope of significant returns, advanced transmission specialist ZF has increased its stakes on the upcoming era of e-mobility. Based at Friedrichshafen, Germany – the company wants to supply a wide range of the components that future high-tech vehicles will require. This includes both conventional and electrified transmissions alongside … Read the rest
In the race to bring autonomous vehicles to market, Read the rest’s approach appears more like a marathoner than a sprinter. Although seen as one of the leaders in autonomous-vehicle development in its work with supplier , the German automaker is taking a realistic – if not cautious view of …
With the recent developments, it is only a matter of time before driverless cars are out on our roads. How this can potentially change everything around us, requires deeper understanding and more research. A recently conducted survey highlighted what people intend to do while commuting in these cars.
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Connected cars are a reality, most modern vehicles on the road nowadays have some form of connectivity to the open world. This raises important challenges on multiple software integration and cybersecurity. To address this challenge, Thales, through its German company Sysgo, and Vector, the Stuttgart-based specialist for automotive embedded electronics … Read the rest
As the world shifts towards the break of autonomous cars, Netherlands found itself to be leading on the newly published Automated Vehicles Readiness Index (AVRI) by KPMG. Other European countries like Sweden, U.K. and Germany were also among the top 10 countries globally that are ready … Read the rest
Applanix a Trimble Company- Pioneers in positioning and orientation technology, introduced its Autonomy Development Platform to provide automakers the essential services they need to accelerate their development programs for on-road and off-road autonomous vehicles.
By combining customized integration and engineering services along with Applanix’ proven GNSS-inertial positioning technologies, the Autonomy … Read the rest
German automotive supplier Continental are not just into manufacturing tires now. The world’s fourth-largest tire manufacturer is also shifting to the forefront of the transition to electric and autonomous vehicles. It is developing the 48-volt electrical system powering Audi’s latest A8 sedan, exploring driverless robo-taxi concepts and piloting an Intelligent … Read the rest
Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s Future Energy Company, have signed a MOU to cooperate in the study, testing and evaluation of sustainable, electrical and autonomous transport technologies. The partnership will cover a range of initiatives, including the establishment of pilot projects and capacity building, as well … Read the rest