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Industry support for US autonomy initiative

Bosch joins industrial supporters of recent US government announcements to improve autonomous vehicle development and crash testing in the country. Robert Bosch has applauded recent decisions by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the US Department of Transportation …

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Intelligent Transport System business acquisition

Schneider Electric is to sell its business which covers Intelligent Transport Systems to Kapsch under a new agreement. The “Transportation Business” division of German electrical engineering giant, Schneider Electric used to operate as Spanish company, Telvent Tráfico y Transporte, which …

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Holland to evaluate cellular based ITS

A Dutch ministry is joining with Nokia HERE to evaluate using existing 3G and 4G networks for delivering real time cellular messaging to road users in the country. Together with the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, HERE is …

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ITS at heart of New York connected vehicle programme

Traffic Management experts from TransCore to lead the development of the New York City DOT initiated Connected Vehicle Development programme. The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected TransCore to lead the initial design of its recently announced …

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Vehicle communications for ITS on show in Tokyo

Toyota is attending the Tokyo Motor Show to showcase its latest safety and mobility innovations including V2x communications within an ITS infrastructure. Toyota will exhibit the latest ITS technologies and initiatives for safe and comfortable mobility at Smart Mobility City …

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Electronic horizon provides vision beyond the line of sight

A production ready electronic horizon module is being shown at ITS World Congress for providing distant contextual information to on-board safety systems. Autoliv has introduced its Electronic Horizon module which provides beyond-line-of-sight road context and information to safety and efficiency …

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LTE based driver notification system tested in Finland

Technology demonstration in Helsinki the prelude to a two-year pilot program for using 4G/LTE mobile networks for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems. HERE has completed a successful initial technology demonstration of the traffic information system it will pilot in Finland over …

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Partial autonomy under test on modified Lexus GS

Toyota is testing its Highway Teammate concept of providing autonomous driving functions on motorways in Japan using a Lexus GS with partial autonomy. The Shuto Expressway in Tokyo has been the venue for recent testing conducted by Toyota into the …

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Connectivity coverage mapping for vehicle communications

Ford and a Russian university research team have developed connectivity coverage mapping to enable vehicles to select channels as appropriate for communications. Ford and the St Petersburg State Polytechnic University in Russia have reached the final phase of a research …

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ITS needs mobile networks for success

White paper from HERE examines the high profile failures of past ITS projects and argues in favour of using high data handling capabilities of mobile networks. Accoring to Nokia HERE and research company SBD, governments should be collaborating with the …

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