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April 28, 2020
Pete Goldin

Marking the biggest step toward widespread deployment of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies in the US, the auto industry announced a groundbreaking, industry-wide commitment to deploy at least 5 million V2X radios on vehicles and roadway infrastructure within the next five years ...

April 23, 2020

The automotive industry is experiencing a difficult time due to the Coronavirus, with severe shocks both to the supply and demand. Nonetheless, the industry will need to retain its focus on key transformation trends such as autonomy, according to the IDTechEx report Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 ...

April 13, 2020
Greg Krueger and Jim Barbaresso

It is clear transportation agencies can respond quickly amid a crisis. As everyone is adapting to new ways of doing things in all aspects of their lives, we can draw significant lessons on how to invest in transportation, using both traditional and technology-driven infrastructure. Based upon HNTB’s work with agencies across the country, we’ve identified six key elements that agencies can focus on as the country moves toward recovery and prepares for the future ...

March 26, 2020

Drivers with experience using advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist, were nearly twice as likely to engage in distracted driving while using the systems compared to when they were driving without the systems, according to research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety ...

March 12, 2020
Pete Goldin

Mobility services enabled by autonomous driving technologies — which allow fleet operators to eliminate the biggest operation cost, the human driver — will open a pathway towards a cheaper alternative to purchasing and owning a private car. Autonomous driving has the potential to accelerate MaaS adoption, and therefore the arrival of peak car, in other words, the end of mass private-car ownership ...

February 19, 2020
Pete Goldin

New technologies are not being adopted quickly by Australians, with only 57% reporting they have used smart technologies. Yet, when it comes to investing in future technologies that enable self-driving cars, almost 50% of respondents would be interested ...

February 14, 2020

The public has serious apprehensions about driverless car safety and highly supportive of rules and protections for this developing technology, according to ENGINE'S CARAVAN SURVEY, commissioned by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety ...

February 06, 2020
Olivia Vahsen and Robert Dyball

Government agencies and NGOs gather information about the communities in which they operate. This often includes location data that provides insights and information valuable for effective programs and planning. One aspect of community planning that isn't frequently discussed is collaboration with app developers. That may not sound like a natural partnership, but open data sources, frequently used by government agencies, can be used to improve civic life ...

January 30, 2020

Consumer perception regarding the safety of self-driving vehicles remains stalled since last year in most countries, according to Examining Auto's Future: 2020 Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer Study ...

January 22, 2020
Mike Floberg and Kip Strauss

The evolution and deployment of connected and autonomous vehicles, along with needed infrastructure and emerging technology systems to support them is not a challenge for departments of transportation alone. It will require a significant transformation for nearly every state agency. That's why Kansas has taken a collaborative and inclusive approach to envisioning the future of CAV for the entire state ...