One of the aspects of autonomous driving that gets far less attention than it probably should is the impact on the Baby Boomers, as in the fact that they are turning 65 at a rate of about 10,000 per day in the U.S. and will continue to do so until 2030 when they have all passed that milestone.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, Automotive Design & Production
Volvo Car Corp. claims the upcoming all-electric variant of its XC40 compact crossover will be one of the safest vehicles the company has ever built. The vehicle, which is Volvo’s first full EV, will be unveiled next month.
China’s Geely Auto Group has selected Sweden’s Zenuity AB as its preferred supplier of software for driver-assist and autonomous vehicle software.
Nvidia Corp. says its new DGX SuperPOD processing system’s 9.4 petaflops of processing power can speed the development of self-driving car systems.
Sweden’s Innovation Agency has opened a technical center in Gothenburg that will focus on developing artificial intelligence, deep learning technologies and related applications.
Sweden’s transport agency has granted permission to the Volvo Car Group to test self-driving-vehicle systems on public highways in Sweden.
Nvidia Corp. has agreed to supply its latest Drive AGX Xavier autonomous vehicle technology to Volvo Car Corp.
The advent of advanced driver-assist systems and autonomous vehicles opens the door for several new technologies and the suppliers developing them.
Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report ranks General Motors and Google’s Waymo unit in a “dead heat” when it comes to leadership in developing and deploying self-driving cars.
Sweden’s Autoliv Inc. is launching a two-year research program with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s AgeLab to develop a prototype semi-autonomous vehicle system with “human-centered” artificial intelligence.
Adient plc and Autoliv Inc. are collaborating on seating and other interior systems for autonomous vehicles.
California chipmaker Nvidia Corp. has signed separate agreements with Volvo Car Group and Volkswagen AG to develop “deep learning” artificial intelligence systems for autonomous vehicle technologies.
Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report says Ford and General Motors are leading the way when it comes to developing and deploying automated vehicle technologies.