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October 15, 2020
Pete Goldin

Automotive safety technology has evolved from an application for car exteriors to one for car interiors, while sensing technology is moving towards a future where it integrates driver status monitoring with external environmental readings, according to TrendForce's 10 Tech Industry Trends for 2021 ...

October 08, 2020
Pete Goldin

The migration toward fully autonomous vehicles is being enabled by the gradual introduction of multiple, interrelated safety technologies. Feature by feature, these technologies add new capabilities that assist the safe and efficient operation of new vehicles and move the market toward an increasingly autonomous future ...

October 01, 2020

Singapore, London, Stockholm, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam are the top ranked cities in the 2020 Urban Mobility Readiness Index compiled by the Oliver Wyman Forum. They earned these ratings because of infrastructure, innovation, and focus on preparedness ...

September 22, 2020
Pete Goldin

The US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure unveiled a Continuing Resolution (CR) for FY2021, which includes a one-year extension of current surface transportation authorization funding levels ...

September 10, 2020

Motorists using active driving assistance systems, which combine vehicle acceleration with braking and steering, tend to overlook safety limitations when the branding and marketing used to sell it suggest an "automated" driving experience, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety ...

August 27, 2020

On average, Americans lost 99 hours a year due to congestion, costing them nearly $88 billion in 2019, an average of $1,377 per year, according to the 2019 Global Traffic Scorecard developed by INRIX ...

August 13, 2020
Pete Goldin

The State of Michigan announced plans to develop a corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles. A key goal of the project will be to design the corridor with a focus on closing long-standing gaps in access to transit and transportation across the region ...

August 06, 2020

AAA automotive researchers found that over the course of 4,000 miles of real-world driving, vehicles equipped with active driving assistance systems experienced some type of issue every 8 miles, on average. Researchers noted instances of trouble with the systems keeping the vehicles tested in their lane and coming too close to other vehicles or guardrails ...

July 23, 2020

New automated vehicle technology will help freight truck companies transport consumer goods in a more fuel-efficient way, reducing transportation costs and emissions and boosting highway safety thanks to always-on automatic emergency braking. But these gains can only happen if states update old laws against following too closely, according to a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) ...

July 16, 2020

Despite substantial recent progress by the industry, fully automated driving systems that have no safety driver onboard will take at least a decade to deploy over large areas, even in regions with favorable weather and infrastructure, according to a new research brief from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future ...