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Driverless vehicles really are a matter of life or death

Failing or poorly performing technology is nothing new. Here, Antony Savvas considers the fallout for fleet management as a result of the recent autonomous Uber vehicle fatality in the US. The technology industry and the hype that surrounds it is probably not matched by any other industry. (more…)

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Virtual reality technology’s impact on the auto industry and beyond

Virtual reality (VR’s) applications go far beyond gaming and creating virtual worlds for leisure interaction. Enterprises are using the technology to develop new products and test them in virtual scenarios that are as close to real life as possible. So says Jacques Delacour, CEO and founder of OPTIS. (more…)

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Caution: Venture capitalists at work

We will look back on March 2018 as the time when Facebook lost $37 billion (€30.01 billion) from its valuation – as did the bluest of chips such as Apple, Netflix and Amazon. (more…)

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LCV manufacturers collaborate with aftermarket fleet management specialists

Most commercial vehicle manufacturers now offer factory-installed telematics devices and various degrees of fleet management (FM) functionality for their vehicles – either independently or in partnership with established FM solution providers. (more…)

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Transport 4.0: Providing door-to-door travel in a multimodal transportation system

Whether it’s keeping up with work while on the move, staying in touch with co-workers and friends, or just looking for some entertainment, travelers want to stay connected. Now, this demand is spreading to the transportation systems themselves. (more…)

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Modernising transport infrastructure: A shift from forensic to real-time

The European transport sector proved to be an early adopter of CCTV surveillance. This was partially due to the attractiveness of its forensic capabilities, including the ability to record, store and replay video for post-incident analysis. (more…)

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Your smartphone and the connected car

For many of us, our smartphone is our lifeline, providing us with constant access to communication, entertainment, news and shopping. It is, by far, says Marco Dallabora, senior director – Mobile Business Unit at Micron Semiconductor Italia, the most preferred digital device that we use every day. (more…)

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Preparing for an autonomous future

Autonomous vehicles will represent approximately 25% of passenger vehicles by 2030, and in the UK, trials have already been announced for convoys of partially self-driving lorries. Although advanced infrastructure, legislation and consumer trust will take time to evolve, it’s clear that any fleet-owning business (more…)

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How data refinery synchronises better performance from the vast machinery of Transport for London

You can’t have market efficiency without perfect information, says the Pareto Optimum Principle. The rules for the dynamics of moving bodies were established back in the 1900s. How will open data affect the liquidity of transport assets though? (more…)

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Yee haw! ‘Driverless’ goes all commercial

After years of testing self-driving vehicle technology, Waymo is now ready to put its first commercial job into gear. Antony Savvas hangs the bunting out to celebrate dreams becoming reality, hopefully. (more…)

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