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October 05, 2018
Pete Goldin

The USDOT is moving ahead towards a driverless future with the release of AV 3.0 — Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0. The document — which builds on USDOT's previous document: A Vision for Safety 2.0 — introduces guiding principles and describes US government’s strategy to address existing barriers to safety innovation and progress ...

October 02, 2018
Pete Goldin

Half (52%) of consumers worldwide are now using Internet of Things (IoT) devices, yet 64% of those have already encountered performance issues – according to a global survey of 10,000 consumers conducted by Dynatrace ...

September 27, 2018

Traditional rental-car companies could be facing an “existential crisis” as the current revolution in personal mobility continues to unfold, according to a new consumer survey and accompanying report undertaken by AlixPartners, the global consulting firm ...

September 25, 2018

Spending on technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is expected to reach a value amounting to USD 30 billion in 2018 for Asia/Pacific excluding Japan, according to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide ...

September 20, 2018

The industry has a lot of work to do in helping consumers understand the benefits and trust autonomous vehicle technologies, according to the second annual Trusted Automotive Brand Study (TABS) from AMCI. Advertising alone is not going to get the job done ...

September 18, 2018
Pete Goldin

A new report by GSMA highlights how intelligent connectivity will impact the future of transportation, enabling safer and smoother travel. It outlines how 5G networks and AI systems will communicate the location of vehicles, bicycles and people in real time, reducing the chance of accidents or collisions ...

September 10, 2018

Consumer awareness of driverless vehicles has skyrocketed and the desire for autonomous features is high, according to findings from the 2018 Cox Automotive Evolution of Mobility Study: Autonomous Vehicles. The study finds 84 percent want to have the option to drive themselves even in a self-driving vehicle, compared to 16 percent who would feel comfortable letting an autonomous vehicle drive them without the option of being able to take control ...

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 ...