Systems

Start-Up Developing Open-Source AV Network
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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GM, Honda Join Forces to Develop AV
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...

Ford Seeks a Universal Language for Driverless Vehicles
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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Concept AV Unveiled in Taiwan
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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Tech Start-Up Launches “Intelligent” Autonomous Driving System
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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Siemens Launches AV-EV Design Simulation Package
24th September 2018

Siemens Launches AV-EV Design Simulation Package

Siemens has launched a software program it claims can investigate a range of problems relating to the design of autonomous vehicles and electric vehicles (AV-EVs). The company says the...

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New Vision Tech for Heavy Goods AVs
20th September 2018

New Vision Tech for Heavy Goods AVs

A technology company has unveiled a new camera-based visual awareness system for Level 4 autonomous truck driving. TuSimple claims the tech is the first of its kind, as it...

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Baidu Signs Level 4 AV Development Deal
20th September 2018

Baidu Signs Level 4 AV Development Deal

China’s Baidu has reached an agreement with a braking technology company to develop braking systems for Level 4 commercial AVs. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with...

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Uber Announces Toronto AV Hub Expansion
13th September 2018

Uber Announces Toronto AV Hub Expansion

Uber has announced plans to expand its self-driving hub in Toronto where it develops the AI software used by its AVs. At a press conference in the city, CEO...

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AV Stand-In Driver Monitoring System Launched
11th September 2018

AV Stand-In Driver Monitoring System Launched

A system to keep tabs on the alertness of a stand-in human driver in an autonomous vehicle has been launched ahead of any real need of it. Canberra’s Seeing...

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