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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 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 02, 2018

The automotive industry faces the possibility of a monumental capital drain in the near term as hundreds of players are all pouring unprecedented sums into electric and autonomous vehicles years before those technologies are fully cost-competitive in the market, when consumers are questioning the cost and safety of some of the technologies, and just as the market itself is set to continue a cyclical downturn, according to a new study from AlixPartners ...

July 26, 2018

The USDOT and the Connected Vehicle Pilot sites (New York City, Tampa, and Wyoming) conducted a three-day testing event to prove the devices used at all three sites are interoperable. According to the USDOT, the event was a major success that exceeded the program's testing objectives ...

July 23, 2018

Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than $81 billion globally in 2018, and spending is set to grow to $158 billion in 2022, according to the new release of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide ...

July 16, 2018

By the end of 2026 there will be over 50 million autonomous vehicles on the road, with over 10 million in the US and 15 million in the Far East and China, according to Juniper Research. In comparison, the global market will account for 1.5 billion vehicles on the road during the same year ...

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