Daimler

9th December 2021

Mercedes-Benz Gets Green Light for Level 3 Automated Driving

Mercedes-Benz is claiming to be the first automaker to meet the legal requirements to run a fully approved Level 3 autonomous driving system. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority...

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24th November 2021

Automakers About to Shake Up the Insurance Industry

Elon Musk recently announced Tesla’s intent to launch a usage-based insurance (UBI) product in Texas. The move came after General Motors and Ford launched their own telematics insurance programs...

By Graham Jarvis

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15th November 2021

Weekly Brief: Hot-Head BEV Investors Risk Ignoring Legacy Automakers

Electric vehicle start-up Rivian went public last week in the largest IPO of 2021. The company debuted with a share price of $106.75, which rose 22% in its first...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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23rd August 2021

Weekly Brief: Unconnected Cars Come into their Own Amid Semiconductor Crisis

The global shortage of semiconductors continued to wreak havoc across the automotive industry last week. Semiconductors, which enable technology like in-dash infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems, have been...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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12th July 2021

Weekly Brief: Vegas AV Gamble while German Big 3 get Burned

Self-driving start-up Halo will launch a commercial driverless car service in Las Vegas this year. Unlike Waymo’s service in Phoenix or Baidu’s Apollo Go service in Beijing, Halo plans...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd April 2021

The CASE for Intuitive Mobility

Daimler predicts that connected, autonomous, shared and electric (CASE) ‘intuitive mobility’ will succeed in turning the automotive industry upside down. It thinks a true revolution is afoot, combining each...

By Graham Jarvis

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10th March 2021

Opening AV Tech Doors with Open-Source Software

Open source software solutions are already being deployed globally by automakers investing in autonomous vehicle technologies. The potential for open source software applications in everything from simulation and testing...

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10th February 2021

Robots Need Human Driver Data to Succeed, Says Wipro

Everyday driver data is the best way to advance autonomous driving technology rather than persisting with sterile robot driving on-road testing. That’s the view of  Thomas Mueller, CTO engineering...

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4th January 2021

On the Road with Future In-Vehicle Sat Navs

Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are already riding shotgun in the cockpit of some connected vehicles. Now industry executives are planning the next advancements they say will...

By Robert Gray

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23rd December 2020

Daimler Buddies Up to Boost its Software Capability

Daimler hopes to accelerate its software capabilities by partnering with Indian digital specialist Infosys. The automaker expects the partnership will enable it to deepen focus on software engineering and...

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22nd October 2020

Lessons Drawn from Mercedes-Benz CAV Software Bug Issues

In 2019, Mercedes-Benz revealed that it had patched security issues found in its vehicles. A report reveals that Sky-Go’s researchers had found 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes E-Class car. The...

By Graham Jarvis

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13th August 2020

Ways to Revenues Through In-Cabin Software

Software is already a key driver of value in the automotive market, with more automakers turning to software updates to monetize the software in their vehicles. “This is an...

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