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New data transfer tool for complex autonomous vehicle and ADAS testing

AB Dynamics’ new product offers complete connectivity of all test vehicles and objects and the reliable collection of data when undertaking AV and ADAS testing. TrackFi PowerMesh, a new dual-band radio, can select between two frequency bands using 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz RF transceivers, ensuring optimum connectivity between multiple vehicles in a test scenario and secure…
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18th September 2019 0

The Path to Earning Consumers’ Initial Trust of Automated Vehicles

They say time goes by faster as you get older. I thought this was just a saying, like an old wives tale, but there is scientific evidence to suggest time really does go by faster as we age. This phenomenon is related to how the brain encodes memories. The brain takes longer to process a…
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16th September 2019 0

China’s Professor X says we are at the tipping point for mass roll-out of self-driving cars after tech advances

For nearly a century engineers have been working towards the goal of self-driving cars, a technological puzzle that has occupied some of the best minds in science and which has the potential to open up a multibillion-dollar market. Today we see hands-free valet parking and auto-pilot navigation in the US along with limited robotaxi services…
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13th September 2019 0

Nissan and Infiniti ProPilot Assist

Just a few years ago, technologies like lane keep assist and radar cruise control could only be ordered on high-end luxury vehicles or as added-cost options on the most expensive top trims of others. Now, anything from a base model Corolla to a work truck with vinyl seats comes with some form of advanced driver…
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10th September 2019 0

TomTom launches autonomous car tests

Road navigation specialist TomTom is launching autonomous car tests, the company has announced. The vehicle, developed over two years, was unveiled on Thursday at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. The Dutch company did not provide any further details on the tests. The car is equipped with eight scanners, six radars, cameras and a GPS to…
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9th September 2019 0

Delta Motorsport unveils flexible AV chassis and control system

Silverstone-based Delta Motorsport has launched its generic autonomous EV platform Delta S2 today (September 4) at Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event being held at Millbrook, Bedfordshire. The Delta S2 is an aluminium skateboard-style chassis engineered to allow for complete flexibility in vehicle length, width, ride height and wheelbase. Its brain is Delta’s highly flexible…
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6th September 2019 0

Coventry firm completes its first ever public autonomous pod trial in Canada

A Coventry-based driverless vehicle company has completed its first-ever public autonomous trial in Canada, opening up new opportunities for expansion in North America. Aurrigo has joined forces with the Ottawa L5 powered by Invest Ottawa and the Kanata North Business Association to give more than 350 local people the opportunity to ride in two of…
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3rd September 2019 0

Waymo begins testing its autonomous vehicles in Florida

Waymo, the autonomous driving unit of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced in a blog that it has started testing its self-driving vehicles in the state of Florida. The company will begin heavy rain testing of its self-driving Chrysler Pacificas and a Jaguar I-Pace in the state. Waymo is designing and testing its system to work safely and reliably…
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23rd August 2019 0

Udacity, Mercedes-Benz create sensor fusion nanodegree as demand for self-driving car engineers rises

Udacity and Mercedes-Benz’s North American R&D lab has developed curriculum for a sensor fusion nano degree, the latest effort by the online education startup to meet the high demand for skills related to autonomous vehicles and to duplicate the success it has had with its self-driving car engineer program. Enrollment for the sensor fusion degree…
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15th August 2019 0

Look no hands: self-driving vehicles’ public trust problem

While the Silicon Valley race to make autonomous vehicles (AV) feasible is proceeding full speed, with technology giants, capital-loaded startups and veteran automotive partners working incessantly to get miles under their belt, a subtle but influential enemy is jamming their wheels: public distrust. Based on recent studies, the general public doesn’t appear to be ready…
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14th August 2019 0