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September 05, 2018

Crash statistics show that lane departure warning systems have reduced all relevant crashes by 11 percent, and all relevant injury crashes by 21 percent, controlling for driver demographics, according to the ITS Benefits, Costs, and Lessons Learned: 2018 Update Report from the USDOT ...

August 28, 2018

Seven trends in the automotive industry will drastically change the car itself and how we will create and use them between now and 2030, according to a new Oliver Wyman report titled Future Automotive Industry Structure – FAST 2030 ...

August 20, 2018
Kara Macek

Autonomous vehicles promise to bring many mobility benefits and reduce traffic crashes enormously. However, there will continue to be crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving AVs, especially for the many years ahead when AVs share the road with vehicles driven by humans ...

August 15, 2018
Greg Brannon

As automakers and tech companies continue to race toward an autonomous future, many consumers are still grappling with the idea of giving up full control of their vehicle. In newer cars, many drivers are already using automated technology in the form of adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and lane keeping systems. While AAA's research has shown that experience with these systems can lead to increased levels of trust, that confidence can be easily shaken when systems fail to work as expected, particularly when crashes result in fatalities ...

August 08, 2018
Soraya Kim

Despite concerns that a rise in automated vehicles (AVs) will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs, if any, will be affected, according to a new report commissioned by the American Center for Mobility ...

August 02, 2018

The automotive industry faces the possibility of a monumental capital drain in the near term as hundreds of players are all pouring unprecedented sums into electric and autonomous vehicles years before those technologies are fully cost-competitive in the market, when consumers are questioning the cost and safety of some of the technologies, and just as the market itself is set to continue a cyclical downturn, according to a new study from AlixPartners ...

July 31, 2018
Pete Goldin

Strategy Analytics has surveyed vehicle owners in the US, Western Europe, and China regarding their interest in automated parking and driving features. After several years of uniform increases and decreases, Strategy Analytics has found that interest in these varied features is now beginning to fracture ...

July 26, 2018

The USDOT and the Connected Vehicle Pilot sites (New York City, Tampa, and Wyoming) conducted a three-day testing event to prove the devices used at all three sites are interoperable. According to the USDOT, the event was a major success that exceeded the program's testing objectives ...

July 23, 2018

Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than $81 billion globally in 2018, and spending is set to grow to $158 billion in 2022, according to the new release of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide ...

July 16, 2018

By the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China, according to Juniper Research. In comparison, the global market will account for 1.5 billion vehicles on the road during the same year ...