AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Work for General Motors—from Home

GM understands that in order to achieve its goals for electric and autonomous vehicles, it is going to start doing things differently. Quite differently for a classic manufacturing company

Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group

Einride Reveals New Pods

Electric, autonomous transport vehicles for freight can be ordered right now

Engineering an Autonomous ATV—for Mars

Farah Alibay is a mobility engineer—who works on extraterrestrial vehicles
#Carbon

Zero Concept: New EV Platform and a New ADAS System

Lynk & Co announced a new electric concept car yesterday that it plans to have in production next year that will use an advanced ADAS system from Mobileye
#Volvo #Geely #LynkCo

MINI and Small Houses & a Digital Twin in Tokyo

Getting people physically on the road and digitally testing without people on the road
#MINI

December 3, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Autonomous Vehicles

What Do People Know About Automated Vehicles?

Probably a whole lot less than industry insiders might imagine
#Volvo #AutolineAfterHours #Tesla

Electronics

GM Develops a New Electrical Platform

GM engineers create a better electrical architecture that can handle the ever-increasing needs of vehicle systems
#AutolineAfterHours #Tesla #Volvo

Infrastructure

EDAG's Schulte on Model Proliferation

Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification
#AutolineAfterHours #Volvo #Tesla

Ford Unveils Semi-Autonomous-Driving System

Level 2 tech will include a driver-monitoring camera
#tech #Ford

Thermal Sensors for Vehicular and Pedestrian Safety

Detecting heat energy can make a big difference for braking in time to prevent accidents

Toyota Mobility JV Develops First Models

Adapted vans include reconfigurable workstation and anti-COVID package
#tech #Toyota

Luminar Inks Lidar Deal with Mobileye

Pilot programs of Level 4 robo-taxis to start in 4 cities in 2022
#Mobileye #tech

BASF Touts New Radar Housing

Minimizing electromagnetic interference is key
#BASF

Talking about the Future of Mobility

Panelists from Ford, Bosch and the U.S. Army share their views on micromobility, autonomy, electrification and education
#Ford #Bosch

Ford, Bosch and Bedrock Collaborate on Automated Parking

Using self-driving technology for something people don’t really care for: Parking
#MercedesBenz #Bosch #Daimler

3 Things with Danny Shapiro, Cheryl Thompson, and Stephanie Brinley

Three people. Three topics. Infinite insights.
#NVIDIA #people

UN Unveils Rules for Autonomy, Software Updates, Cybersecurity

Standards aim to help regulators monitor tech developments

BMW, Daimler Shelve Robo-Car Alliance

Deemed too costly for now, plan could be revived later.
#Daimler #europe #Volkswagen

Mach E to Offer Hands-Free Driving

Ford has a lot riding on the Mustang Mach E, as it is the company’s effort not only to make an electric vehicle (it has done that before) but an electric vehicle that is desirable and accessible to regular folks.
#Ford

Addressing Automation for Commercial Applications

Self-driving ride-hailed vehicles may seem cool, but autonomous commercial vehicles may actually be a better deployment of the technology
#Cadillac #tech #Waymo