Features

April 19, 2018

FHWA published a Notice of Funding Opportunity for states, cities and other agencies to compete for $60 million in Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program grants to fund new technologies that improve transportation efficiency and safety ...

April 16, 2018

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the Intelligent Transportation System market was valued at USD 20.22 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 57.44 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 12.7% ...

April 11, 2018

With a mission "To Improve Roads and Communities for a Safe and Responsible Future," the Automated Vehicle Coalition (AVC) announced its formal organization and list of founding, charter members ...

March 27, 2018

Reinventing Wheels, a report by Tom Standage, Deputy Editor and Head of Digital Strategy at The Economist, predicts that at least initially, and possibly even in the long term, a large proportion of self-driving cars will be taxis of some sort. The future will be about selling rides, not cars ...

March 22, 2018

Hyperloop trains, flying on supersonic aircraft, traveling on smart motorways or getting from A to B in autonomous drones — when consumers hear about how travel will look in the future, they are excited, but apprehensive, according to a new survey commissioned by Travelzoo in partnership with ITB Berlin ...

March 15, 2018

European spending on smart city initiative related technologies is expected to reach $19 billion in 2018, according to International Data Corporation (IDC) ...

March 07, 2018

Citizen engagement is critical to the success of smart cities, according to Gartner. Smart city initiatives are no longer about optimized traffic patterns, parking management, efficient lighting and improvements to public works ...

February 22, 2018

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) and the Open Transport Partnership launched SharedStreets, a first-of-its-kind transportation data standard and platform for public-private partnerships that allows cities to work with companies to manage streets, reduce traffic deaths, and prepare for the unprecedented technological advancement emerging in cities’ transportation networks ...

February 16, 2018

Auto manufacturers are definitively gearing their focus on self-driving, connected and electric cars, according to the Digital Auto Report 2017 ...

February 06, 2018

While consumers appear more apt to embrace emerging technology in the form of autonomous vehicles, many are brushing off newer powertrain options in favor of traditional engines ...

February 05, 2018

Consumers are warming up to the concept of fully self-driving vehicles, but some roadblocks may lay ahead for automakers, according to the 2018 Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer Study ...

January 30, 2018

According to a new report from Tractica, worldwide revenue from sales of autonomous trucks and buses reached $84 million in 2017 and the market will continue to develop at a strong pace over the next few years with more competition within the industry, providing significant opportunities to various industry participants, and reaching global revenue of $35 billion by the end of 2022 ...

January 11, 2018

One quarter (25 percent) of car owners are not actively using their connected car’s features — a figure which includes 11 percent who don’t even know if their vehicle has the technology, according to a new study by Kantar TNS ...

January 03, 2018

More than 33 million autonomous vehicles will be sold globally in 2040, a substantial increase from the 51,000 units forecast for the first year of significant volume in 2021, according to the latest autonomous vehicle sales forecast from IHS Markit ...

December 21, 2017

The Japanese automotive market is declining in terms of new vehicle sales due to depopulation, demotorization, as well as an aging society, especially in urban areas, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan: Strategic Analysis of Automated Car Market in Japan, 2016. As an alternative business strategy, many Japanese OEMs are trying to find new revenue streams with disruptive technologies and connected services. Autonomous Vehicles represent a high potential technology that could bring business innovation beyond automotive industries ...

December 13, 2017

As IoT accelerates towards driving mission (even life-critical) applications, the need to manage performance at a massive scale increases incredibly. Failure to consider and address performance can have a dramatic impact on businesses ...

November 14, 2017

Automotive and technology companies are already forging ahead with the rollout of self-driving cars in spite of lingering regulatory uncertainty and other challenges, according to a survey conducted by law firm Foley & Lardner LLP ...

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 ...