Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers

Bill Hampton
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Daily

Smart Doors for Autonomous Vehicles

When cars go robotic, how will they know who to open their doors for? Answer: with doors that sense their surroundings, says Inteva Products CEO Lon Offenbacher.

Toyota to Launch. . . a City

Rather than just trying to see how advanced mobility and robotics will fit into existing structures, Toyota is building a city to help determine how these things can be best integrated into people’s lives
#Toyota #people

Michigan's PlanetM Mobility Outreach

Michigan is promoting mobility development through its PlanetM initiative. Trevor Pawl, who heads business development for the initiative, explains.

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?
#Honda #Toyota #Tesla

The Toyota Research Institute’s P4, its latest test vehicle for its Guardian and Chauffer systems development. Intelligent Transportation

Toyota Research Institute is working to help make vehicles safer by increasing their levels of autonomy. But, for the near-term future, the driver isn’t going to be relinquishing the task of driving.
#engineer #Toyota #body

Want The Basics?

Retooling Mobility Around Cost, Convenience

By 2030, consumers say their choice of transportation in an era of autonomous vehicles will be defined by cost and convenience, not brand, according to new research by IBM’s Institute for Business Value.

Autonomous Vehicles

Smart Doors for Autonomous Vehicles

Continental AG’s new active entry system uses a key fob or smartphone app to recognize your approach, open the correct door and close it when you exit, says Mike Crane, head of Continental’s body and security for North America.

Autonomous Vehicles

Making Autonomous Driving Tech Market-Ready

Wind River helps developers of advanced autonomous-driving systems deliver safety-certified and production-ready results, says Peter Brown, chief automotive architect.

Cruise Robo-Shuttle Takes Shape

No steering wheel, no foot pedals, no driver, no problem
#Honda #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Magna Scales Back Autonomy Partnership with Lyft

Refocuses efforts on ADAS and semi-autonomous tech
#tech #Magna

Siri to Steer Self-Driving Cars?

Apple’s latest patent filing aims to guide autonomous vehicles

Cruise Robo-Shuttle Takes Shape

No steering wheel, no foot pedals, no driver, no problem
#Honda #Chevrolet #GeneralMotors

Michigan Mobility Proving Grounds Adds Tech Park

Fledgling autonomous vehicle test center seeks tenants, increased utilization  
#Toyota #Hyundai #Ford

Valeo Whets Appetite for Robo Deliveries

Integrates current technologies into concept with Chinese partner
#Valeo #tech #europe

ZF Makes a Case for Affordable Autonomy

Production applications for Level 2+ highway systems to start this year in Asia
#Hella #asia #tech

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

Maybe the cab line will be a little shorter. . .
#tech #BMW #Hyundai

How Mitsubishi Electric Automotive Wants to Improve Your Autonomous Driving Experience

Tech developments just aren’t about sensors and processors but what people will actually do in an autonomous vehicle.
#Lincoln #Qualcomm #Mitsubishi

TRI to Provide Autonomous Rides in Tokyo Next Year

The folks at TRI have been hard at work trying to develop autonomous driving technology and comparatively keeping under the radar, metaphorically speaking. But in Tokyo next year they’re going to be showing what the P4 can do.
#Toyota #Google #Lexus

Roborace Takes Guinness

Not driving in a fast car. . .
#NVIDIA #racing