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Volvo Reveals Plan to Use In-Car Cameras and Intervention Against Intoxication and Distraction +VIDEO

Volvo Reveals Plan to Use In-Car Cameras and Intervention Against Intoxication and Distraction +VIDEO

Apart from speeding, which the company aims to help combat with a top speed limit, intoxication and distraction are two other primary areas of concern for traffic safety. Together, these three areas constitute the main ‘gaps’ towards Volvo Cars’ vision of a future with zero traffic fatalities, and require a focus ... Continue reading

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

Autonomous Driving May Kill The Automobile Industry And Our Freedom Of Mobility

The Mercedes of the future will drive not only with zero emissions but also autonomously." This sentiment and intention has been stated unanimously proclaimed - more or less - by all automaker executives and futurists. Personally, I don't believe that autonomous open road driving will ever become commonplace. I think t ... Continue reading

Autonomous Autos Give Bad Guys The Power To End Our Freedom To Go Where We Want When We Want To

Autonomous Autos Give Bad Guys The Power To End Our Freedom To Go Where We Want When We Want To

Imagine a few years down the road..... ....The twenty year countdown to Autonomous Auto Day is quickly drawing to a close, hard to believe that it had been so many years since the historic centers of the automobile industry moved from cities like Detroit, Windsor, Nashville, Louisville, Tupelo, Tokyo, Seoul, and Munich ... Continue reading

ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere

ZF acquires mobility provider 2getthere

- Investment of 60 percent stake in the experienced provider of automated electric passenger transport systems - Acquisition complements existing co-operations and investments - ZF strives to set new standards for autonomous mobility and transport solutions FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany and UTRECHT, Netherlands, March 19, 2 ... Continue reading

BMW The Ultimate e-Mobility Machine

BMW The Ultimate e-Mobility Machine

Munich. On its way towards the mobility of the future, the BMW Group is taking strategic steps to enhance its operating performance on a sustainable basis. ... Continue reading

2019 Lexus UX 250h F Sport Review by Rob Eckaus - It's E15 Approved

2019 Lexus UX 250h F Sport Review by Rob Eckaus - It's E15 Approved

The Efficient CUV By Rob Eckaus Northern California Bureau THE AUTO CHANNEL Like them or hate them, it’s still a craze. Or you can call it a trend. ... Continue reading

Nissan Senior Management Changes in North America

Nissan Senior Management Changes in North America

Nissan is making several changes to its North American management team as it accelerates efforts to meet targets outlined in the company’s midterm business plan, “M.O.V.E. to 2022.” All changes are effective April 1, 2019, unless otherwise noted. Research & Development Chris Reed, vice president, Platform and Tec ... Continue reading

Molex Announces Membership in Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance

Molex Announces Membership in Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance

Molex Announces Membership in Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance Molex has joined the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance to collaborate with other industry leaders in the development and adoption of next-generation multi-gig Ethernet automotive networking. Founded by Aquantia, Bosch, Conti ... Continue reading

Nutson's Automotive News Nuggets Week Ending March 16, 2019:

Nutson's Automotive News Nuggets Week Ending March 16, 2019:

Amelia Island; Arizona Sued; Buh-Bye EV Tax Credit(Buh-Bye EV's?); Corvette c8; Toyota Ups USA Investments; GM Cruze Parked At Henry Ford; Y Tesla?; SEC Vs VW: FCA Recalls; NASCAR HOF; RIP F-1's Charlie Whiting ... Continue reading

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday March 16, 2019; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

AUTO LAB RADIO LIVE FROM NYC, Saturday March 16, 2019; WNYM Radio AM 970 7-9 AM

Auto Lab Talk Radio on New York City's WNYM Radio AM 970 Is Streamed Worldwide On TheAutoChannel.Com Car Question or Concern? Automotive Career Opportunity, Call Toll Free 888-692-7234 To Speak With An Auto Lab Expert Auto Lab is also about the automotive industry, its history, and its culture, presenting the ideas and ... Continue reading

Toyota Invests Additional Capital and Expands American Jobs In United States - Arigatou gozaimasu Akio Toyoda San

Toyota Invests Additional Capital and Expands American Jobs In United States - Arigatou gozaimasu Akio Toyoda San

Arigatou gozaimasu Akio Toyoda San; For over 60 years Toyota has been growing its manufacturing presence in the United States, and today the company announced it will exceed its 2017 pledge to invest $10 billion over five years with a new commitment to reach nearly $13 billion over the same period. Part of that commitm ... Continue reading

RoboSense Provides Cold-Resistant LiDAR to GACHA – First Autonomous Driving Shuttle Bus for All Weather Conditions

RoboSense Provides Cold-Resistant LiDAR to GACHA – First Autonomous Driving Shuttle Bus for All Weather Conditions

Before GACHA, Autonomous Cars Operated Only in Ideal Weather Conditions RoboSense’s LiDAR “Sees” a 3D World, Even in Finland’s Snow & Extreme Temperatures Reaching -30°C (-22° F) GACHA Self-Driving Shuttle Bus Robo-Taxi Powered with RoboSense All-Weather LiDAR . ... Continue reading

AAA: Three in Four Americans Remain Afraid of Fully Self-Driving Vehicles

AAA: Three in Four Americans Remain Afraid of Fully Self-Driving Vehicles

A year after a number of high-profile automated vehicle incidents, American attitudes toward fully self-driving cars have not rebounded. AAA's annual automated vehicle survey found that 71 percent of people are afraid to ride in fully self-driving vehicles - indicating that overall sentiment has not yet returned to wha ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Says Driverless Vehicles Have Limited Desireability and High Cost

Volkswagen Says Driverless Vehicles Have Limited Desireability and High Cost

GENEVA, March 5 Edward Taylor writing for Reuters reported that fully autonomous vehicles will take at least another five years to perfect, with the cost and complexity of rolling out the technology globally serving to undermine the business case, Volkswagen’s head of commercial vehicles said. Autonomous cars require ... Continue reading

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