AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Model Proliferation

Powertrains, “regional” vehicles to drive diversification

Bill Hampton
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Daily

How Magna Manages Transformation

Magna International’s decentralized operating culture reinvented itself in the past decade around innovation and technology.
#tech #Magna

A Tough Year for U.S. Carmakers

GM, Ford and Chrysler emerge from a tough year
#europe #tech #Chrysler

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings

NVIDIA Offers “Orin”; Fighting Cyberattacks; Under the Radar Weight Savings
#NVIDIA #Chevrolet #Infineon

Addressing Autonomy: ZF Exec Explains the Tech

There is a lot of noise about autonomous driving. Here’s some straight information from a ZF exec about what’s going on.
#tech #sustainability #GMC

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

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.
#body #Toyota #engineer

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Infrastructure

Michigan's PlanetM Mobility Outreach

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

Autonomous Vehicles

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.

Mobility

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.

Bosch: Listening Comes First in Transport

Better mobility starts with listening to customers
#Bosch #europe

Cruise Robo-Shuttle Takes Shape

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

How Will Governments Handle Autonomous Mobility?

Report finds differences—and sometimes indifference—to robo-cars
#asia #europe #americas

Tesla Driver in Autopilot Fatality Reported Problems

Updates into two crash investigations show drivers operating in hands-free mode
#Tesla

What Aptiv and Lyft Learned in Vegas

Partners aim to use deployment as a blueprint to expand service to other markets
#BMW #Aptiv

Columbus Expands Autonomous Shuttle Tests to Residential Area

Smart City program aims to provide greater accessibility for residents in underserved neighborhoods

Magna Scales Back Autonomy Partnership with Lyft

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

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.
#body

ZF Makes a Case for Affordable Autonomy

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

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

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

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
#people #Toyota