Systems

19th November 2018

BMW, Ericsson & Vodafone Pushing C-V2X Adoption in EU

A group of tech, telecom and auto heavyweights are lobbying the European Union to adopt C-V2X technology in the coming years.

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16th November 2018

Hyundai Targets Commercial Assets From Drones

Hyundai is ramping up its commercial autonomous vehicle strategy by extending its reach into hybrid-electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). It has announced a strategic partnership with Boston’s Top Flight...

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14th November 2018

Škoda Drone Keeps Tabs on Stock-Taking

Škoda is taking to the air with an autonomous drone being used to help its stock-taking efforts. A robotic drone is being tested at the Czech carmaker’s Mladá Boleslav plant...

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Hyundai Launching R&D Center in Silicon Valley
12th November 2018

Hyundai Launching R&D Center in Silicon Valley

Hyundai component-making unit Hyundai Mobis is opening its first research and development center, M.Cube, in Silicon Valley. The automaker says it plans to use M.Cube as a base to...

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8th November 2018

FCC Tests Suggest WiFi Can Coexist With DSRC Car Networks

The debate over the future of vehicle-to-everything communications got a little more interesting this week when the FCC showed the DRSC can coexist with WiFi on the same spectrum...

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7th November 2018

C-V2X’s Momentum in China May Drive Connected-Car Development

Demonstrations happening in China may point the way toward how cars will communicate with each other starting as soon as next year. Qualcomm Technologies announced November 5 that it...

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MIT’s Reimer: Level 5 AVs “Centuries” Off Purchasability
5th November 2018

MIT’s Reimer: Level 5 AVs “Centuries” Off Purchasability

Greg Hyde talks to respected autonomous vehicle expert Bryan Reimer of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In an exclusive TU-Automotive interview, Dr Reimer, a research scientist at MIT’s AgeLab and...

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LiDAR Maker Claims First “Level 4+” System
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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Researchers Claim Camera Could Aid AV Vision
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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Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software
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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Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs
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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