Mcity

2nd July 2019

Best of the Robo-Cities

As long as the automobile industry has been in existence, it’s needed to use testing facilities. With our determined progress up the levels of autonomy, of course, the requirement...

By Eric Volkman

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1st May 2019

5G Could Be Too Busy For Mission Critical Auto Roles

It’s an article of faith for many involved in the assisted/autonomous driving space that 5G wireless technology is mission critical. Like any technology, though, it isn’t perfect; there are...

By Eric Volkman

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19th April 2019

Strict AV Evaluation is Needed to Promote Consumer Acceptance

The future of mobility appeared flawless right up until the dream shattered with a fatal Uber accident caused by both human error and machine malfunction. It was an incident...

By Louis Bedigian

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7th September 2018

FCA Driverless Plan Invests $30M in Historic Test Center

The historic car testing site at Chelsea Proving Grounds in Michigan is where Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to run its autonomous vehicle research. FCA announced it is investing...

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7th August 2018

Making Tomorrow’s Auto Tech Safe Today

Graham Jarvis assesses the cyber-security risks of emerging autonomous technology. All the major automakers are currently developing autonomous technologies and solutions for their future autonomous vehicles. These technologies introduce...

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4th May 2018

Toyota Builds Autonomous Vehicle Test Track in Michigan

TRI, the research arm of Toyota, is building a closed-course track in Michigan for the development and testing of autonomous vehicles.

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24th April 2018

Michigan, UK Join Forces on Connected Cars & AVs

The new inked agreement between the UK and Michigan should help to accelerate the development of connected and autonomous cars on both sides of the Atlantic.

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2nd March 2018

Swotting up on autonomous

Fittingly for technology that has required vast amounts of brainpower and research, autonomous driving has established a foothold in academia. This school term, a pair of self-driving shuttle buses...

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31st January 2018

PPG & MCity Developing Special Coatings for Autonomous Vehicles

PPG will use the University of Michigan autonomous vehicle R&D facility to work on new paints that can be seen better by driverless cars.

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7th April 2017

The Disrupters: Navya shuttle slow but sure towards a driverless future

The autonomous shuttle market is heating up with a number of new entrants but Navya was the first to produce and sell them to interested buyers. The company’s first...

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6th June 2016

It’s a nightmare for ‘Suicide Seb’ at Mcity!

As far as vehicle transportation is concerned, the city of the future is here. Appropriately located not far from Detroit is Mcity, an outdoor testing facility for connected and...

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20th November 2015

Hoping to get the autonomous market down to a ‘T’

Ford ‘invented’ the mass market car in the shape of its 1908 Model T and now its hoping to lead the charge into creating volume selling autonomous vehicles. That’s...

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