Autonomous Mobility Articles

  • Articles

    GM tech centre progress clouded by Hewlett-Packard allegations

    General Motors has announced that it will locate its third Information Technology Innovation Centre in Roswell, a suburb near Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia. GM plans to hire 1,000 high-tech workers to staff the centre, including software developers, project managers, database experts, business analysts and other IT professionals.…

    Read More »
  • Autonomous Mobility Articles

    JCI to offer first infotainment system

    Johnson Controls will introduce its first infotainment system in an unspecified global 2014 model year vehicle in North America, Europe and Asia. The supplier is currently unveiling its infotainment system technology at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Johnson Controls has been active in the automotive…

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Ford and GM widen app development pool

    General Motors and Ford are stepping up the competition in field of driver applications. Both OEMs announced at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that they were widening the app development community outside the company as part of efforts to step up their offering. The new Ford…

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Driverless cars move forward at CES

    The Consumer Electronics Show opens today, 8 January, in Las Vegas, and all eyes will be turned to the expected showcasing of new driverless technology from Toyota and Audi. Official details are still awaited, but the two OEMs are both expected to unveil advanced systems that eliminate much of the

    Read More »
  • Autonomous Mobility Articles

    Rental reinvents with moves on car share

    US car rental giant Avis Budget Group is taking over car sharing pioneer Zipcar, highlighting the considerable growth potential for the blossoming car sharing industry. The transaction is valued at US$500m and expected to be finalised in spring this year. This latest move by Avis indicates an effort to reinvent…

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Qi wireless makes automotive advances

    Qi wireless charging is taking its first significant steps beyond the consumer electronics segment. Toyota’s 2013 Avalon Limited, which began arriving at dealerships across the US earlier in December, introduces the first use of in-console Qi wireless charging for Qi–enabled mobile phones and devices. The option is included in a…

    Read More »
  • Articles

    OEMs And Suppliers To Increase Presence At International CES

    At the 2013 International CES in Las Vegas, which is now less that one month away, automotive OEMs and suppliers will again be raising their technology profiles. The 8-11 January 2013 event will cover a record 1.87 million net square feet, with 3,000 exhibitors, including the highest ever number of

    Read More »
  • Articles

    AW Monthly launched

    Automotive World  has launched a new monthly eMagazine, AW Monthly. 2012 has been tough for the automotive industry in general – but it’s been especially challenging for younger car companies in particular, like Coda and Fisker. The year has also seen the re-emergence of a number

    Read More »
  • Articles
    DISTRONIC PLUS with Steering Assist

    New S-Class: a fusion of the sensors

    Active driver assist systems (ADAS) have always been high on the agenda at Mercedes-Benz, but their importance has increased since the introduction of Distronic Plus adaptive cruise control and lane keeping in 2005.  At the end of 2010, Mercedes-Benz revealed its progress

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Legislation to boost Europe’s telematics market

    Navigation is on its way to becoming a commodity in Europe, spurred in part by new safety legislation, according to recent research from Frost & Sullivan, ‘Key Trends and Forecasts for Automotive Navigation and Telematics Services Market in Western and Eastern Europe and Russia’. By 2016, the entire automotive navigation

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Megatrends the biggest driver of future mobility development, says F&S

    Specific megatrends encompassing everything from health to infrastructure will drive development of mobility solutions for the future, say Frost & Sullivan. Speaking during a recent Automotive World webinar, Sarwant Singh, Partner and Global Practice Director, Automotive and Transportation at Frost & Sullivan,

    Read More »
  • Consumerisation of the auto industry: fact, not fiction

    Today’s high tech industry has become heavily ‘consumerised’. In the past, high tech manufacturers would release numerous products to market with a perception that they knew what consumers wanted and so were able to drive the pace of technology change. Now things have changed: consumers are hungry for the next…

    Read More »
  • Articles

    Driver distraction and collision avoidance feature in NTSB Most Wanted list

    The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has published its 2013 Most Wanted list, with four items on the list relating directly to automotive or highway safety. The latest Top Ten Most Wanted List of transportation priorities includes six new issues for 2013; four of these issues relate to the…

    Read More »
Close
Close