The ITS Blog

February 11, 2021
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Global automotive markets are currently at a crossroads, according to The Future Of Automotive Mobility, the third edition Global Automotive Mobility Study from Arthur D. Little, based on a global survey of over 8,500 end customers in 13 countries ...

January 27, 2021
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Even with fully autonomous vehicles, human involvement will not disappear and individuals will still need auto insurance. For the foreseeable future, vehicles with some driver involvement will continue to face issues around liability for crashes. As increasingly distracting technologies are employed in partially automated vehicles, liability insurance may become even more important ...

January 20, 2021
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

A lack of trust is not the only contributing factor to the lack of widespread interest in automated driving and parking, according to Consumers and Automated Driving: Looking Beyond Trust, a new report by Strategy Analytics. The report says the user experience of autonomous vehicles (AV) has many facets; consumers' hesitance with AVs extends to usefulness and usability. Some autonomous driving features simply cannot replace the joy experienced when driving ...

December 04, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Lux Research has named autonomous vehicles and as the number one emerging technology to watch in 2021. According to Lux Research, megatrends driving autonomous vehicles include ...

October 15, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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
ITSdigest

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 ...

September 22, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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 ...

August 13, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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 ...

July 02, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

Only July 1, the US House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act. This comprehensive legislation invests more than $1.5 trillion in US roads, transit, and much more, including many projects relating to ITS ...

June 20, 2020
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

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 ...

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