Autonomous Vehicles

World News: New event aims to save drivers’ lives and push up profits in the vehicle safety industry
12th April 2007

World News: New event aims to save drivers’ lives and push up profits in the vehicle safety industry

Since the introduction of air bags in the early 1950s, driver and passenger safety in cars and trucks has gone from strength to strength – but road accidents are...

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America News:  AIG Auto Insurance launches GPS-based teen driver program
10th April 2007

America News: AIG Auto Insurance launches GPS-based teen driver program

AIG Auto Insurance has teamed up with MobileTeenGPS to launch the AIG Teen GPS Program for auto insurance policyholders with teen drivers. The program, which will initially be piloted...

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America News:  Teletrac announces TBT automated nav system
4th April 2007

America News: Teletrac announces TBT automated nav system

Teletrac has announced the availability of the FleetDirector® Turn-By-Turn (TBT) vehicle routing and navigation system. The TBT software module provides speed-calibrated, real-time, turn-by-turn, verbal directions. As an integrated component...

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World News:  ADAS market to reach 63 million units by 2013
2nd April 2007

World News: ADAS market to reach 63 million units by 2013

Based on an extensive study into the various high technology advanced driver assistance systems, Strategy Analytics has released a new report – ADAS: Assessing Opportunities & Challenges. The report...

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America News: GM partners with CDC to improve emergency crash response
22nd March 2007

America News: GM partners with CDC to improve emergency crash response

The GM Foundation has announced a partnership with the Centres for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and the CDC Foundation to develop procedures to improve the ability of emergency...

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Europe News:  Continental Automotive Systems signs eCall MOU
13th March 2007

Europe News: Continental Automotive Systems signs eCall MOU

Continental’s Automotive Systems division has renewed its commitment to the European Commission’s eCall initiative by signing the eCall Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, president of Continental Automotive...

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Europe News:  Alpha Micro wins £0.5m contract with Mileage Management contract
8th March 2007

Europe News: Alpha Micro wins £0.5m contract with Mileage Management contract

Alpha Micro Components has been awarded a £500,000 contract to develop the latest fleet tracking hardware for Road Angel’s new subsidiary, Mileage Management. The initial contract is for a...

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World News: Continental launches new driver assistance systems
7th March 2007

World News: Continental launches new driver assistance systems

The Automotive Systems Division of Continental AG plans to launch a series of new driver assistance systems with crucial safety functions. Lane Departure Warning with sensory alarmThe Lane Departure...

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Europe News:  SBD recommends action to put eCall back on track
5th March 2007

Europe News: SBD recommends action to put eCall back on track

Breaking down the barriers to establishing a successful pan-European public eCall accident alert system will require new dialogue and compromises from all the project’s key stakeholders, says SBD. In...

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Asia News:  Astrata provides vehicle tracking/immobilising to Singapore’s police force
5th March 2007

Asia News: Astrata provides vehicle tracking/immobilising to Singapore’s police force

Astrata Group recently supplied a vehicle tracking and immobilisation system for Singapore's police force, when security was boosted for the IMF and World Bank annual meeting. Singapore's security forces...

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World News: Recovering stolen vehicles and uncovering mobile chop shops
26th February 2007

World News: Recovering stolen vehicles and uncovering mobile chop shops

LoJack has recovered its 100,000th stolen vehicle in the US; while in South Africa, Tracker has recovered a stolen vehicle from what is possibly the world’s first mobile chop...

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America News:  ADP, KIA and Roadside Telematics to develop RoadMedic®
5th February 2007

America News: ADP, KIA and Roadside Telematics to develop RoadMedic®

ADP, Kia Motors America and Roadside Telematics Corp have announced a collaborative effort to develop and introduce a patented database service – the RoadMedic® Key Registry. The RoadMedic Key...

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