Features

November 08, 2017

Diameter signaling shows no sign of slowing and is expected to generate 595 million messages per second (MPS) by 2021, according to the Oracle Communications LTE Diameter Signaling Index, Sixth Edition. Connected cars continue to show strong network traffic momentum, with 9.4 MPS and a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 percent ...

October 05, 2017

As more partially or fully autonomous vehicles hit the road, Americans see responsibility for accidents shifting away from individual drivers and more toward the auto manufacturers and software developers that enable the autonomous technology, according to a study by American International Group ...

October 04, 2017

As cars and trucks move toward a more autonomous future, Americans are highly polarized as to whether to accept or reject them on the road, according to a study by American International Group ...

September 14, 2017

The USDOT has awarded six application development research contracts under ATTRI to improve mobility options for all travelers, particularly those with disabilities ...

August 28, 2017

The Gartner Consumer Trends in Automotive online survey found that 55 percent of respondents will not consider riding in a fully autonomous vehicle, while 71 percent may consider riding in a partially autonomous vehicle ...

July 17, 2017

The automobile is undergoing a transformation, moving from a means of conveyance to becoming a data center on wheels. For car manufacturers to maintain their leverage, they have to build alliances and concentrate on R&D resources, according to Oliver Wyman’s new Automotive Manager 2017 report ...

June 26, 2017

Driven by government mandates on safety and emission regulations, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are investing billions of dollars in the research and development (R&D) of advanced vehicle technology features ...

June 01, 2017

Increasing the amount, consistency and quality of TIM data collection supports development of performance measures for evaluating and improving traffic incident response ...

May 04, 2017

Connected vehicles have the potential to transform the way Americans travel through the creation of a safe, interoperable wireless communications network — a system that includes cars, buses, trucks, trains, traffic signals, cell phones, and other devices. In the past, the USDOT has focused on helping people survive crashes. Connected vehicle technology will change that paradigm by giving people the tools to avoid crashes ...

March 08, 2017

The market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is on the verge of a tipping point. According to a new report from Tractica, ADAS component shipments will increase at a healthy pace over the next decade, rising from 218.1 million units shipped in 2016 to 1.2 billion units by 2025 ...

March 06, 2017

The US ranked as the most congested developed country in the world, with drivers spending an average of 42 hours a year in traffic during peak hours, according to the all-new Global Traffic Scorecard from INRIX ...

February 17, 2017

A USDOT report on the state of America's transportation infrastructure, 2015 Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges and Transit: Conditions and Performance, released late last year, contends that more investment is needed not only to maintain the nation's highway and transit systems but to overcome a nearly trillion-dollar investment backlog ...

January 30, 2017

Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 61 million in 2020 ...