Autonomous Vehicles

11th May 2022

ADAS Rating Reveals Speed of Technology Change, NCAP

Automotive crash-test organization, Euro NCAP, has announced its latest tests of current ADAS technologies revealing how fast the systems’ capabilities are changing. Its test of four vehicles reveals that...

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11th May 2022

Longest Range Robust LiDAR Claimed by Quanergy

A new automotive LiDAR sensor is claiming the furthest range so far, able to detect objects of interest 250 meters (273 yards) away. Quanergy Systems says its Optical Phased...

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6th May 2022

Bad Weather Still the Main Issue for Driverless Tech Sensors?

Sensing technology is the powerful tool that gives vision to next-generation automobiles. Equipped with a device array anchored by LiDAR and video cameras, the average advanced vehicle of today...

By Eric Volkman

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4th May 2022

Volkswagen Chooses Qualcomm to Boost Level 4 Potential

Volkswagen’s software arm has turned to Qualcomm Technologies to help boost its driverless technology capabilities. The automaker’s software company, CARIAD (contorted from CAR, IA m Digital), has announced today...

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3rd May 2022

Driverless Kitted Toyotas ‘Handled Artic Snow Storms’

An autonomous driving technology company is claiming its systems can cope with the worst that winter Artic conditions can through at it. Sensible 4 says it has carried out...

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25th April 2022

Collision Avoiding ADAS being Developed by Nissan

Nissan claims it is developing ADAS that could automatically perform collision-avoidance maneuvers without input from the driver. The automaker’s “ground truth perception” technology fuses information from high-performance LiDAR, radar...

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21st April 2022

Cupra Born Focused on Vulnerable Road Users

Cupra’s city-focused BEV, the Born, is hoping to help reduce driver stress levels in streets populated by pedestrians and cyclists. It will feature ADAS specifically tailored to protect the...

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8th April 2022

Limitations of ADAS, V2V and V2X Communications

At the end of 2021, Dan Loop, vice-president and general manager of Automotive Edge Processing at NXP Semiconductors, wrote an article in All About Circuits entitled, Understanding ADAS Limitations...

By Graham Jarvis

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25th March 2022

Automakers Shouldering AV Collision Liability not Consumer Free Pass

Carmakers taking responsibility for driverless technology that goes wrong should not be a carte blanche for the consumer’s personal responsibility. That’s the view of automotive safety specialist, Thatcham Research,...

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21st March 2022

Volkswagen Moves a Step Closer to AVs with ID. Upgrade

Following successful testing of its swarm data technology, Volkswagen is rolling out its benefits to owners of its ID. BEV models with over-the-air updates. With its software generation 3.0,...

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14th March 2022

Weekly Brief: Driverless Tech Green Light so long as You Face Forward

Self-driving cars without manual controls are now street legal in America. After 20 years of evolution in the autonomous vehicle space, the US federal government finally passed a rule...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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9th March 2022

Driverless Tech Education Needed to Convince UK Motorists

Drivers in the UK are still convinced driverless cars will cause more accidents with female drivers the most concerned. That’s the findings of a study by road safety charity,...

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