Tag Archives: Autonomous Vehicles

Self driving vehicle partnership struck

Uber and Daimler are cooperating on the development and operation of connected, autonomous, shared electric vehicles. Daimler and Uber have agreement on their intent to cooperate on the supply and operation of self-driving vehicles. Daimler also plans to introduce self-driving …

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HIL testing for advanced automotive technology

National Instruments responds to requirements for more advanced ADAS and autonomy testing with updates to VeriStand software to enable HIL testing. Test engineering and technology specialoist, National Instruments (NI) has updated its VeriStand software, as used by embedded software test …

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Road scanner gives eyes to autonomous vehicles

Finnish technology company unveils road scanning system to reduce wear on roads by guiding autonomous vehicles round potholes. As vehicle autonomy, platooning trucks and vehicle lane guidance systems become more of a reality and full autonomy is on the horizon, …

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Modular self-learning brake control for commercial vehicles

Adaptive brake control system provides commercial vehicle manufacturers with a modular architecture to meet increasing vehicle autonomy. Knorr-Bremse’s Global Scalable Brake Control (GSBC) is an innovative brake control system that makes full use of the scope offered by modern software …

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Demonstration available of real-time localisation

TomTom is demonstrating its technology enabling vehicle localisation down to lane level for use in autonomous driving. TomTom has launched its Localisation Demonstrator, a new demonstration device that uses its HD Map and RoadDNA technology to provide lane-level localisation of …

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Connected infrastructure testing to begin in UK

HORIBA MIRA joins the UK CITE consortium and begins working on the first phase of testing autonomous and connected vehicles and infrastructure. A new project has now been started using money from the £100 million Intelligent Mobility Fund released by …

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Over half of passengers opposed to driverless cars

A survey by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers gauges the reaction of people to being a passenger in a driverless car of the future. With increased activity in the development of autonomous or driverless cars as companies such as Google …

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5G on trial for advanced HGV communications

Collaborative project sees Ericsson and Scania develop and test the use of 5G networks for advanced communication systems for freight vehicles. The use of 5G communications in the field of transport communications is under trial as part of a new …

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Concern over insurance disputes with driverless cars

SmartWitness survey shows the level of concern held by motorists on the dispute process over insurance claims involving autonomous vehicles. A survey undertaken by in-vehicle surveillance company, SmartWitness, has been gauging the public reaction to the advent of driverless cars …

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UK autonomous vehicle development opportunities

The IMechE has commented on the inclusion of the Modern Transport Bill for autonomous and electric vehicles within the Queen’s annual speech. During her annual speech, HM the Queen stated “My ministers will ensure the United Kingdom is at the …

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