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November 14, 2017

Automotive and technology companies are already forging ahead with the rollout of self-driving cars in spite of lingering regulatory uncertainty and other challenges, according to a survey conducted by law firm Foley & Lardner LLP ...

November 08, 2017

Diameter signaling shows no sign of slowing and is expected to generate 595 million messages per second (MPS) by 2021, according to the Oracle Communications LTE Diameter Signaling Index, Sixth Edition. Connected cars continue to show strong network traffic momentum, with 9.4 MPS and a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 30 percent ...

October 05, 2017

As more partially or fully autonomous vehicles hit the road, Americans see responsibility for accidents shifting away from individual drivers and more toward the auto manufacturers and software developers that enable the autonomous technology, according to a study by American International Group ...

October 04, 2017

As cars and trucks move toward a more autonomous future, Americans are highly polarized as to whether to accept or reject them on the road, according to a study by American International Group ...

September 14, 2017

The USDOT has awarded six application development research contracts under ATTRI to improve mobility options for all travelers, particularly those with disabilities ...

August 28, 2017

The Gartner Consumer Trends in Automotive online survey found that 55 percent of respondents will not consider riding in a fully autonomous vehicle, while 71 percent may consider riding in a partially autonomous vehicle ...

July 17, 2017

The automobile is undergoing a transformation, moving from a means of conveyance to becoming a data center on wheels. For car manufacturers to maintain their leverage, they have to build alliances and concentrate on R&D resources, according to Oliver Wyman’s new Automotive Manager 2017 report ...

June 26, 2017

Driven by government mandates on safety and emission regulations, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are investing billions of dollars in the research and development (R&D) of advanced vehicle technology features ...

June 01, 2017

Increasing the amount, consistency and quality of TIM data collection supports development of performance measures for evaluating and improving traffic incident response ...

May 04, 2017

Connected vehicles have the potential to transform the way Americans travel through the creation of a safe, interoperable wireless communications network — a system that includes cars, buses, trucks, trains, traffic signals, cell phones, and other devices. In the past, the USDOT has focused on helping people survive crashes. Connected vehicle technology will change that paradigm by giving people the tools to avoid crashes ...

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