Tag Archives: Vehicle Technology

Telematics data collection standard in development

Open standard for the collection of vehicle sensor data for telematics could see car manufacturers building in insurance telematics devices. Octo Telematics is developing a non-proprietary protocol for telematics data collection, within the in-vehicle Java Virtual Machine (JVM) environment. The …

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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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High investment in powertrain and crash testing facilities

Millbrook has made considerable investments into its powertrain and crash testing facilities as well as its winter proving grounds in Finland. UK based vehicle test and engineering group, Millbrook, is attending the Automotive Testing Expo which will run in Germany’s …

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Chinese Haval SUV receives 4-star crash test rating

The Great Wall Haval has disappointed Australian crash test technicians with poor frontal offset results leading to a 4-star ANCAP rating. Having scored well in side impact testing and whiplash protection assessments, the Great Wall Haval H9 SUV (4×4) model …

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Advanced commercial vehicle safety systems on show

WABCO is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Yokohama with its range of advanced safety systems for commercial vehicles. Taking place between 25th and 27th May, the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2016 will be held this year in the Japanese city …

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Full vehicle cyber security testing

HORIBA MIRA is now able to offer full vehicle cyber-security testing to military standards in its large vehicle chamber. Vehicle engineering research organisation, HORIBA MIRA has entered a partnership with CPTAS (CESG Platform TEMPEST Accreditation Scheme) accredited Secure Systems and …

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Nissan plans staged introduction of autonomy

ProPilot will be the first stage of autonomous drive technology to be introduced in 2017 by Nissan on the new Qashqai. New legislation for insuring self-driving cars in the UK will have a significant role in the adoption and integration …

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The key stages of autonomous development

Thatcham Research provides details of each step in the development of fully autonomous vehicles and the expected timescale. In response to the Queen’s speech which took place on 18th May and which introduced the new Transport Bill, which includes acceleration …

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Future motoring to feature at Auto Engineering event

Toyota is attending the Automotive Engineering Exposition in Japan with its vision of future technologies for advanced mobility. Advanced communications technology, enhanced hybrid fuel systems and the latest safety equipment will feature on the 4th generation Prius, which will be …

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