Autonomous Vehicles

World News:  DARPA announces 36 semi-finalists for Urban Challenge
14th August 2007

World News: DARPA announces 36 semi-finalists for Urban Challenge

Dr Tony Tether, director of the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has named the 36 teams selected as semi-finalists for the autonomous vehicle competition – the DARPA Urban...

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Europe News:  Valeo acquires Connaught Electronics
30th July 2007

Europe News: Valeo acquires Connaught Electronics

Valeo has completed the acquisition of Connaught Electronics, a transaction that strengthens Valeo’s Driving Assistance domain through the extension of its line of camera-based vision solutions for low-speed manoeuvring....

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America News:  GMAC offers low-mileage discounts to OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics subscribers
26th July 2007

America News: GMAC offers low-mileage discounts to OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics subscribers

GMAC Insurance and OnStar have announced the rollout of the Low-Mileage Discount program, an opt-in program that works on the premise that customers who drive less should pay less....

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World News:  Siemens VDO researches “wrong-way driving warning” system
25th July 2007

World News: Siemens VDO researches “wrong-way driving warning” system

Siemens VDO is conducting research for a warning system that can protect drivers from entering freeways or one-way streets from the wrong direction. Using the synergistic integration of camera-based...

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Asia News:  Nissan tests drink-driving prevention technology
25th July 2007

Asia News: Nissan tests drink-driving prevention technology

Nissan Motor Co will begin testing a new on-board breathalyser system that can disable the vehicle’s ignition if the system detects the presence of alcohol above the specified level....

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America News:  LoJack and CarMart partner to stop US-Mexico cross-border vehicle theft
18th July 2007

America News: LoJack and CarMart partner to stop US-Mexico cross-border vehicle theft

LoJack Corp has entered into an agreement with its Mexican licensee, CarMart, to provide a powerful solution to the growing problem of cross-border vehicle theft. The two companies will...

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Europe News:  RCI addresses business impact of interoperable tolling
13th July 2007

Europe News: RCI addresses business impact of interoperable tolling

The Special Session on road charging at the 6th European ITS Congress in June focused on the opportunities of cross-European interoperable tolling. The European Commission-supported RCI Project, which is...

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World News:  Vehicle safety will drive early deployments of DSRC
12th July 2007

World News: Vehicle safety will drive early deployments of DSRC

While industry participants continue to fine-tune the details of the standard for Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC), major players are keen to start rolling out some product to begin getting...

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New product: Lysanda’s Eco-Log monitors vehicle emissions
5th July 2007

New product: Lysanda’s Eco-Log monitors vehicle emissions

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America News:  Is today’s technology creating tomorrow’s cyber-parents?
21st June 2007

America News: Is today’s technology creating tomorrow’s cyber-parents?

Whilst one appreciates any developments to help keep children safe in this increasingly hostile world of ours, one could also wonder if some parents are relying on technology to...

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New partnership: db4objects and ProSyst collaborate to provide OSGi platform with integrated persistence
20th June 2007

New partnership: db4objects and ProSyst collaborate to provide OSGi platform with integrated persistence

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America News:  Safeco launches GPS-based Teensurance
19th June 2007

America News: Safeco launches GPS-based Teensurance

Safeco will launch Teensurance™ powered by Safeco® on June 27th, designed to create a safer environment for young drivers while offering new levels of comfort for parents. Using a...

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