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June 20, 2020

Drivers are wary about with ceding control to autonomous vehicle technology, but nearly 2 in 5 respondents (43% in Europe, 37% in US) express comfort with low-speed self-driving cars in ideal conditions, according to a new report by Escalent, a human behavior and analytics firm, entitled Friend, Servant or Evil Twin: Forging a Positive Driver-Car Relationship with Self-Driving Vehicles ...

June 04, 2020
Pete Goldin

The INVEST in America Act authorizes $494 billion over five years to address some of the country's most urgent transportation needs, and highlights ITS technology in several cases ...

May 29, 2020
Tara Andringa

When Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) released our first poll on perceptions of autonomous vehicles and driver assistance systems, most of the coverage focused on the top line results: most of the 1,200 Americans polled are skeptical of AVs and their potential benefits ... What's frustrating is that by focusing on the skepticism, the media overlooked an opportunity to explain where it actually comes from ...

May 06, 2020

A survey and analysis of consumer sentiment in six key automotive markets globally reveals that players are likely over-estimating customers’ willingness to pay a big premium for higher-level Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) over today’s technologies, according to a report by AlixPartners ...

April 28, 2020
Pete Goldin

Marking the biggest step toward widespread deployment of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies in the US, the auto industry announced a groundbreaking, industry-wide commitment to deploy at least 5 million V2X radios on vehicles and roadway infrastructure within the next five years ...

April 23, 2020

The automotive industry is experiencing a difficult time due to the Coronavirus, with severe shocks both to the supply and demand. Nonetheless, the industry will need to retain its focus on key transformation trends such as autonomy, according to the IDTechEx report Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 ...

April 13, 2020
Greg Krueger and Jim Barbaresso

It is clear transportation agencies can respond quickly amid a crisis. As everyone is adapting to new ways of doing things in all aspects of their lives, we can draw significant lessons on how to invest in transportation, using both traditional and technology-driven infrastructure. Based upon HNTB’s work with agencies across the country, we’ve identified six key elements that agencies can focus on as the country moves toward recovery and prepares for the future ...

March 26, 2020

Drivers with experience using advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist, were nearly twice as likely to engage in distracted driving while using the systems compared to when they were driving without the systems, according to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety ...

March 12, 2020
Pete Goldin

Mobility services enabled by autonomous driving technologies — which allow fleet operators to eliminate the biggest operation cost, the human driver — will open a pathway towards a cheaper alternative to purchasing and owning a private car. Autonomous driving has the potential to accelerate MaaS adoption, and therefore the arrival of peak car, in other words, the end of mass private-car ownership ...

February 19, 2020
Pete Goldin

New technologies are not being adopted quickly by Australians, with only 57% reporting they have used smart technologies. Yet, when it comes to investing in future technologies that enable self-driving cars, almost 50% of respondents would be interested ...