Systems

12th December 2018

Honda Safe Swarm V2X Tech Looks DSRC Facing

Honda returns to CES next year to showcase its latest advances on V2X communications that works without cellular communication technology. The Honda Safe Swarm is the carmaker’s vision of...

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10th December 2018

Group Wants Industry’s Anti-AV Legislation Push Quashed

A consumer rights group is calling for alleged efforts by the automotive industry to overturn California’s autonomous vehicle legislation to be forestalled nationally. Ahead of the US House of...

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7th December 2018

Samsung to Develop AV Test Zone Infrastructure

Samsung is partnering with a transport organization to develop the infrastructure for K-City, South Korea’s autonomous vehicle technology testing zone. The tech giant is joining forces with the Korea...

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6th December 2018

Bosch, Start-Up Push “Multi-Standard” V2X, Snubbing Telcos

Bosch is partnering with a connected vehicle start-up to launch “a multi-standard approach” to vehicle-to-everything communication (V2X). The move runs counter to telcos’ promotion of their own networks, particularly...

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4th December 2018

Chip Maker Claims Improved Driver Image Clarity

A microprocessor maker has developed automotive sensors it claims provide driver monitoring images of unprecedented clarity by “eliminating unpredictable external effects such as sunlight”. STMicroelectronics (STM) says the VG5661...

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4th December 2018

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car

A recent incident with a driver asleep at the wheel of his Tesla running on Autopilot shows how dangerous self-driving vehicle can be to others.

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29th November 2018

JV Launches, Promises Cockpit Remodeling for AVs

An automotive tech company is partnering with an electronics maker to remodel vehicle cockpits for self-driving. Faurecia and HELLA have launched “a strategic partnership” to provide internal lighting for...

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27th November 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Huawei Demonstrate C-V2X

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, and Huawei have demonstrated a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) system and are claiming it can “significantly improve road safety standards”. They say the system they demonstrated...

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19th November 2018

BMW, Ericsson & Vodafone Pushing C-V2X Adoption in EU

A group of tech, telecom and auto heavyweights are lobbying the European Union to adopt C-V2X technology in the coming years.

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16th November 2018

Hyundai Targets Commercial Assets From Drones

Hyundai is ramping up its commercial autonomous vehicle strategy by extending its reach into hybrid-electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It has announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s Top Flight...

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14th November 2018

Škoda Drone Keeps Tabs on Stock-Taking

Škoda is taking to the air with an autonomous drone being used to help its stock-taking efforts. A robotic drone is being tested at the Czech carmaker’s Mladá Boleslav plant...

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13th November 2018

5G Group-Backed Study: C-V2X Superior to DSRC

A study from an industry association promoting 5G claims cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) offers better vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) connectivity than dedicated short-range communications (DSRC). The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) has published...

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