Autonomous Vehicles

America News: GM, OnStar and Michigan University Med School start pilot program
27th September 2007

America News: GM, OnStar and Michigan University Med School start pilot program

Backpackers are increasingly relying more on customer reviews and moving away from guidebooks.This trend was reflected during Irish-based travel website Hostelworld.com's fourth annual Hostel conference held in Dublin this...

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World News:  Crashes more likely on familiar roads, says Norwich Union
27th September 2007

World News: Crashes more likely on familiar roads, says Norwich Union

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Europe News:  Enfora joins pan-European eCall consortium
20th September 2007

Europe News: Enfora joins pan-European eCall consortium

Enfora has joined the eSafety Forum and intends to actively participate in the development and implementation of a pan-European standards-based emergency call (eCall) system. The Texas-based company develops intelligent...

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Europe News:  Telematics-based car insurance market to hit €478m in 2015
20th September 2007

Europe News: Telematics-based car insurance market to hit €478m in 2015

The European market for telematics based car insurance systems is poised for explosive growth from 2007 to 2015, mainly due to the continuous entry of new participants, the positive...

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Norwich Union, Cobra, Tracker and Ecutronic Technologies redefine the proposition of telematics and insurance partnerships
19th September 2007

Norwich Union, Cobra, Tracker and Ecutronic Technologies redefine the proposition of telematics and insurance partnerships

With insurance premiums weighing heavily on commercial fleets, the burden for fleet owners is increasing. Specifically for fleets, the “Pay how you drive” scheme is being introduced by brokers...

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Europe News:  CVIS survey report examines motorists’ opinions of safety systems
11th September 2007

Europe News: CVIS survey report examines motorists’ opinions of safety systems

According to the results of a survey conducted in twelve European countries, data privacy is still one of the main concerns of motorists using e-Safety systems. 8,000 motorists from...

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Asia News:  Unique service features boost demand in South Korea’s telematics sector
10th September 2007

Asia News: Unique service features boost demand in South Korea’s telematics sector

The unique features offered in the South Korean telematics services, such as safety, security and emergency assistance, are expected to drive demand for the telematics industry, says Frost &...

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World News:  Volvo introduces new and updated safety technologies
29th August 2007

World News: Volvo introduces new and updated safety technologies

Volvo has announced new and updated safety technologies to alert tired and distracted drivers, and to help prevent rear-end collisions. According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...

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World News:  Markets for automotive camera systems to exceed $100m by 2012
21st August 2007

World News: Markets for automotive camera systems to exceed $100m by 2012

According to ABI Research, the market for camera-based safety systems – designed to help reduce accidents caused by inattentive or sleepy drivers – will surpass $100 million by 2012....

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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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