Everyone knows self-driving cars are coming and will upend the automotive experience, but what other jaw-dropping inventions are headed our way? Here I’m talking about the cars of tomorrow and the future of automobiles. Let’s start with electric vehicles (EVs). Elon Musk, the visionary CEO of Tesla, and when he announced that the company is […]
As a specialist in predictive maintenance applied to the automotive sector CARFIT announces a partnership with VINCI Highways. Our latest product, CARFIT PULS, is a new connected vibration sensor marketed with a toll transceiver from VINCI Highways, to allow drivers to be better informed about the general state of their vehicles. This will increase a driver’s safety, and […]
CARFIT and CEA have signed an agreement to create a joint laboratory focused on Artificial Intelligence related to car vibrations and their interpretation. The lab will bring together teams from the List, a CEA Tech Institute, and from CARFIT to share knowledge and expertise. The joint lab will be dedicated to the development of artificial intelligence […]
It feels like barely a week goes by without another breaking news account of a terrorist attack involving vehicle ramming, a form of attack in which a perpetrator deliberately aims a motor vehicle at a target with the intent to inflict fatal injuries or significant property damage by striking with concussive force. From 2014 through […]
Today it might seem that “self-driving” cars are just around the corner, with companies such as Google, Uber and Apple investing billions in developing cars that can safely drive passengers without human intervention. But despite this promising early work, the truth of the matter is that we are still likely a decade or more away […]
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker issued an executive order on Thursday to create a steering committee, which will look into autonomous cars and connected vehicles. The committee will research and evaluate all aspects of autonomous cars and submit policy recommendations to the Governor’s office by the summer of 2018. See Also: Will Delphi and their self-driving […]
There is no question that the automotive industry is evolving at a rapid pace. Electric cars are on the rise, and a whole new world of autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles are starting to appear on roadways around the world. A recent Cars Online report released by Capgemini sheds light on where consumers see the industry […]
The automotive industry is undergoing its biggest transformation since the 1908 Model T, the car that opened up travel to the middle-classes of America. But unlike in 1908, it isn’t about the price or production of a car, but how connectivity and automation will change the business model for manufacturers and the experience for consumers. […]
Bosch is creating the brain for the self-driving cars of the future. At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin this week, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence, the computer can apply machine learning methods. The AI onboard computer is expected to guide […]
Cisco today announced at MWC that Cisco Jasper has completed live trials of NB-IoT on its Control Center connectivity management platform, making it one of the first IoT platforms to support NB-IoT. NB-IoT (Narrow Band-IoT) is a 3GPP-standard for LPWAN that is expected to drive growth of IoT at a massive scale, increasing the number […]
A new study shows Americans really dig Internet of Things (IoT) technology, with nearly two-thirds owning at least one IoT devices, according to a recent research report commissioned by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The study found that 62% of U.S. consumers own at least one IoT gizmo. The research was conducted by MARU/VCR&C which […]
An $12.3 million smart bridge, opening this October, is being built in northern Bavaria and will include technology never seen before on the German Autobahn. Sensors built into the bridge on the Autobahn 9, http://www.laviagraes.com/foro-viagra-femenina will capture and analyze data such as the strain, movements and inclinations of the bridge, as well as the temperature, […]
It’s easy with the evolution towards cars that are not only connected but autonomous vehicles to forget that such technologically enhanced vehicles are preceded by cars that have operated with perfect functionality for many years despite their lack of technical prowess. Up until now, the owners of such cars have been faced with two options: […]
Mark Fields, the CEO of venerable auto maker Ford, revealed how new technology like autonomous vehicles is playing an ever increasing role in its strategy for the future. As reported by CNBC, Fields recently participated in an on-stage interview at the 2016 Code Conference where new connected technology was the recurring theme. Fields said that […]
Internet of Things (IoT) connections will surpass mobile by 2018, according to communications giant Ericsson. In the firm’s annual Mobility Report, it said IoT connections will climb by 23 per cent annually for the next five years, hitting 16 billion in 2021. See also: Are insurance devices the next billion dollar IoT market? That’s a […]
Google, Tesla, and even Toyota have promised a self-driving car. In essence, that implies that cars will be connected to the cloud and a specific network that helps people stay safe while getting to and from their destinations—automatically. But those autonomous cars, even when they do become commonplace, won’t replace the legions of vehicles already […]
Toyota has announced plans to open a new division called Toyota Connected in the United States, focused on building new car technology and humanizing technology added into cars. The new division will be located in Plano, Texas, and will employ around 100 people. Toyota has purchased a 20,000 square foot factory to test the new […]
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