The ITS Blog

May 22, 2019
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute found that consumer acceptance of self-driving cars in the US will increase over time and preference for riding in self-driving cars is set to double within the next ten years ...

March 21, 2019
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Ten automakers equipped more than half of the vehicles they produced between Sept. 1, 2017, and Aug. 31, 2018, with automatic emergency braking (AEB), according to NHTSA and IIHS, as part of a voluntary commitment to equip every new passenger vehicle with the crash avoidance technology by Sept. 1, 2022. The 10 manufacturers include many high-volume automakers such as Honda, Nissan and Toyota. Three manufacturers — Mercedes-Benz, Tesla and Volvo — report 93 percent or higher conformance with the voluntary commitment, with Tesla at 100 percent ...

February 21, 2019
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Fifth-generation wireless technologies (5G) have the potential to deliver a transportation system that is safer, offers more choices, and is more inclusive, according to ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt's testimony before Congress on February 6 ...

February 14, 2019
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

GfK’s syndicated Automobility research in the US shows that 55% of those who plan to buy a new car (“auto intenders”) say their vehicle selection will be influenced by technologies included in the car ...

February 12, 2019
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Consumers expect that cities in 2030 will be filled with technology that improves overall quality of life, delivers socially-conscious benefits and personalizes experiences, according to a survey by Dassault Systèmes and CITE Research ...

December 12, 2018
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

A new IBM study, Daring to be first, How auto pioneers are taking the plunge into blockchain, estimates that 62 percent of automotive executives believe blockchain will be a disruptive force in the auto industry by 2021 ...

October 15, 2018
Deborah Hersman
National Safety Council

While there are several important additions in AV 3.0, NSC is concerned that safety assessments continue to be voluntary, and is disappointed about the lack of focus on public awareness and education ...

October 05, 2018
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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
ITSdigest

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 18, 2018
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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 ...

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