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March 24, 2021

Despite a majority of fleet decision-makers facing reduced business levels in the wake of COVID-19, the effects of the pandemic have done little to slow the consideration and adoption of mobility technologies, according to Escalent's 2021 Fleet Technology Index ...

March 10, 2021

Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) members, such as DENSO and Ford, are among many that teamed up to create standards for permissioning, validating, and sharing data in automation networks for connected mobility ...

March 03, 2021

Caltrans introduced The California Transportation Plan (CTP) 2050, which details the state's long-range transportation vision and establishes a roadmap to improve mobility and accessibility in the state while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to transportation ...

February 11, 2021
Pete Goldin

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

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

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 ...

January 14, 2021

The US Department of Transportation released the Automated Vehicles Comprehensive Plan (AVCP), which outlines the department’s robust multimodal strategy to promote collaboration and transparency, modernize the regulatory environment, and prepare the transportation system for the safe integration of Automated Driving Systems (ADS) ...

January 11, 2021

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the expansion of the Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safe Testing (AV TEST) Initiative from a pilot to a full program ...

December 09, 2020

Smart AI-based cameras enable an increasing number of low latency mission-critical machine vision applications like pedestrian detection and alerting, and real-time surveillance in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and the wider Smart Cities markets. Traffic management applications include adaptive traffic lights, vehicle prioritization and preemption, parking access and detection, and electronic tolling. According to global tech market advisory firm ABI Research, shipments of smart AI-based ITS cameras are expected to grow from around 33,000 in 2020 to more than 155,000 in 2025 ...

December 04, 2020
Pete Goldin

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 ...