Autonomous vehicles can drive themselves without human intervention also known as self-driving cars or robo-cars. Driving the Nation talks about autonomous vehicles of the future including alternative fuels and technology.

Volvo possibly buy Luminar lidar will use technology in Volvos

Autonomous vehicles getting closer Volvo Cars has been known for safety, creating the first SUV that didn’t topple over. It’s one of the reasons Ford bought them. Volvo is setting a new bar for safety and technology standards by partnering with tech firm Luminar to provide their industry-leading LiDAR and perception technology for Volvo’s next-generation [...]

By |2020-11-17T17:24:25-08:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Volvo|0 Comments

Audi, VDOT, and vehicle-to-everything C-V2X

C-V2X technology study in Virginia Audi of America, Virginia Department of Transportation, and Qualcomm Leads work with American Tower Corporation, Commsignia, and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute on initial deployment aimed at expanding roadside and vehicle safety use cases Audi Q8 SUVs equipped with C-V2X technologies including road construction alerts and red light warnings Next-generation C-V2X [...]

By |2020-10-02T19:07:03-07:00October 3rd, 2020|Categories: Audi, Auto industry news, Autonomous vehicles|0 Comments

Audi Electrification CAS2020 Cody Thacker

The future of electrification Cody Thacker, head of the electrification unit for Audi of America, was the keynote speaker at the Economic Club of Chicago (ECC) Luncheon during the Media Preview of the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. Thacker noted that in 2001 there was not a market for electric vehicles, “It took five [...]

How can I protect my connected cars from hackers?

A couple of years ago, a website called 2025ad was set up as a repository for everything that would bring autonomous driving to the 2025 goal. That goal has been pushed back to make room to create solutions for the challenges that have reared their ugly head. The snake in the room is cybersecurity. [...]

By |2020-03-28T15:03:55-07:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Connectivity, Consumer Electronics Show (CES)|0 Comments

Foretellix CES 2020 no more dumb miles

Quality versus Quantity If you drive the same route from work to home every day, you’re going to know those miles better than any software program. You’ll know when Ms. Smith opens her blinds and when Mr. Rogers and his dog stop at the corner. These are called dumb miles or quantity of miles. Dumb [...]

Cybersecurity is a real automotive threat

Upstream Security Automotive related cybersecurity incidents doubled in 2019, increasing 605% since 2016; the AutoThreat Intelligence service delivers critical visibility to address growing cyberattacks on connected vehicles. HERZLIYA, Israel – Upstream Security, a leading provider of cloud-based automotive cybersecurity solutions, today released its 2020 Automotive Cybersecurity Report. The report highlights vulnerabilities and insights identified during [...]

Hyundai Autonomous truck Xcient on Korean highway

On the road again The demonstration showcases breakthroughs in commercial autonomous driving technology with V2V communication Part of the national demonstration project involving government, corporations, and academia for leadership in autonomous technology SEOUL, Nov. 11, 2019 — Hyundai Motor Company successfully conducted the company’s first platooning of trailer trucks on the Yeoju Smart Highway replicating [...]

By |2020-06-06T07:48:37-07:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Hyundai|Tags: |0 Comments

BMW recognizes Recogni AI for autonomous vehicles

Mountain View, Calif. (July 31, 2019) -BMW i Ventures announced an investment in Recogni Inc., designers of a vision-oriented artificial intelligence (AI) platform for autonomous vehicles. Recogni Inc focuses on creating high-performance and low-power AI processing to help make autonomous cars a reality. “The ability to process sensor data on the edge efficiently and in real-time [...]

By |2019-08-05T14:56:45-07:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles|Tags: |0 Comments

Toyota supplies mobility for all at 2020 Olympics in Japan

If you want to know what the future holds for Toyota’s autonomous vehicles, look at their robots. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. “Mobility For All” is the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo 2020 will host the XXXII Olympic Summer Games, Jul 24 - Aug 9. [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:40:32-07:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Robots, Toyota|0 Comments

Automated vehicles, electric cars, flying into the future

Automated vehicles, electric cars, flying into the future Imagine if you could travel back, say, one hundred years, and you were talking with the people about what life was like in 2019. Can you imagine the look they’d have on their faces when you told them that you could go anywhere you please in your [...]

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