Systems

29th October 2018

LiDAR Maker Claims First “Level 4+” System

A technology company is launching a product it claims is “the world’s first image-grade LiDAR system” capable of supporting “Level 4+” autonomous driving. Innovusion is making Cheetah, a system...

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25th October 2018

AAA: ADAS Systems Could Drive Up Vehicle Repair Costs

A new study from AAA finds ADAS can add an extra $3,000 in repair costs, thanks to sensors and cameras that require specific parts and expertise.

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15th October 2018

Researchers Claim Camera Could Aid AV Vision

Academics have created a camera they say could improve autonomous vehicles’ hazard detection abilities in challenging weather conditions. The University of Illinois researchers say it can do this by...

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12th October 2018

Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software

An automotive technology company has developed an autonomous driving “supercomputer” called ‘Zeus’, using a software stack it developed in collaboration with Volvo Cars. Veoneer, a maker of ADAS and...

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10th October 2018

Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs

New Volvos will feature self-driving and ADAS tech from Nvidia, the automaker has announced. Following Nvidia’s entry into AV simulation, Volvo says from the early 2020s onward, it will...

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5th October 2018

Start-Up Developing Open-Source AV Network

A start-up is to develop an open-source network for autonomous cars, planes and boats using $24M in funding it has received. The DAV (Decentralized Autonomous Vehicles) Foundation says the...

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4th October 2018

Consumer Reports: Cadillac Tops Tesla in ADAS Safety & Performance

A Consumer Reports ranking of semi-autonomous vehicle technology from major automakers puts Cadillac on top, beating out Tesla, while Volvo brings up the rear.

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3rd October 2018

GM, Honda Join Forces to Develop AV

General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicle subsidiary is teaming up with Honda to develop an AV that can be mass-produced and deployed globally. GM says Honda will contribute manpower as...

3rd October 2018

Ford Seeks a Universal Language for Driverless Vehicles

Ford is testing new technology in some of its vehicles that can show whether a car is driving, yielding or accelerating. The company hopes this becomes the gold standard...

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1st October 2018

Concept AV Unveiled in Taiwan

A vehicle dubbed ‘Taiwan’s first ever concept AV’ has been unveiled at the Taiwan Automotive Technology Innovation Summit 2018. The car is a collaboration between Acer, Taiwanese automaker Yulon, and...

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28th September 2018

Tech Start-Up Launches “Intelligent” Autonomous Driving System

A Chinese LiDAR maker is launching what it claims is “the first hardware/software algorithm solution” for mass AV production. The company claims its RS-IPLS Intelligent Perception LiDAR system is “intelligent”...

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26th September 2018

Drivers Ill Informed About ADAS Tech Limitations – Study

An AAA survey found ADAS systems can increase driver distraction levels thanks to consumer misunderstandings regarding limits to the technology.

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