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Self-driving market becomes a reality in the US by 2026, as 1 in 4 new vehicles sold becomes driverless

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that the annual sales of fully autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the US will reach 5 million by 2026. In comparison, the global market will account for 20 million new AVs sold during the same year. (more…)

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Paving the way for self-driving vehicles in smart cities

Connected car technology means that fully autonomous cars could be a feature on roads in the foreseeable future. Sebastien Brame, senior manager, Clarion Europe, says self-driving cars are no longer science fiction, rather they are set to become a reality and will play a key part in the evolution of smart cities. (more…)

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Semiconductor industry expert Jim Hines joins TechInsights as director of Automotive Research

TechInsights, a trusted patent and technology partner to the most successful companies, announced that Jim Hines, a semiconductor expert specialising in automotive and smart mobility innovations, joined the company as director of Automotive Research. (more…)

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Diagnostic data: Who owns your car’s information?

Inside the average connected car you’ll find more sophisticated computer systems than inside some fighter jets. There are typically over 100 Electronic Control Units (ECUs), using more than 100 million lines of code to command in car systems. But who should control access to the diagnostic data generated by these systems? Should it be the driver? The manufacturer? Or should accessibility to that data be preserved to ensure a thriving competitive aftermarket? says Ken Munro, partner at Pen Test Partners. (more…)

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OSPT Alliance launches CIPURSE training program with FIME

Global technical association, OSPT Alliance has collaborated with FIME to develop and launch a technical training program. It will educate security, ID, payment, access control and transport players on the benefits of the CIPURSE™ open standard for new implementations and existing systems. (more…)

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Keeping the human touch in developing autonomous cars

With the ever-increasing complexity of today’s cars, OEMs in automotive remain on the look-out for potential efficiency gains in their vehicle development programmes. Things aren’t getting any easier; connectivity and autonomy means that the design, development, and certification of new cars won’t be any simpler or cheaper (more…)

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Drivers support EU move to fit life-saving vehicle technologies as standard

Developments in the safety of our roads took a huge leap forward, with a landmark EU proposal to mandate the fitting of lifesaving technologies, including Advanced Emergency Braking (AEB) and Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA), in all new cars. (more…)

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‘Cost-efficient’ 3D surround view system for mass-produced vehicles launched by Renesas and Magna

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of automotive semiconductor solutions, and Magna, a mobility technology company and an automotive supplier, aim to accelerate the mass adoption of advanced driving assistance system (ADAS) features with a new cost-efficient 3D surround view system designed for entry- and mid-range vehicles. (more…)

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Pilot projects are helping to establish safety and reliability for unmanned vehicles industry

A new report from Navigant Research examines unmanned vehicle (UV) technology in the areas of agriculture, logistics, asset inspection, emergency management, and insurance, providing insight on the current and future regulatory environment. (more…)

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Smart Parking in Montpellier relieves congestion and reduces search time

Ten minutes searching for car parking several times daily adds up to more than 240 hours per year, and an average of 700 complete days in your life. Driving around looking for an available car slot wastes fuel, induces anxiety and increases pollution in city centres. (more…)

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