U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx at Delphi Labs @ Silicon Valley announced support for speeding up the process for new connected car technology and autonomous self-driving cars. Currently, the secretary is on tour to promote
Drivers are not perfect, even the self-driving cars zipping around California. State law requires that all accidents in licensed self-driving cars must get be reported to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. There have been
What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas when it’s the news of the first autonomous big rig tractor trailer truck to hit the road hauling the governor of Nevada. At Las Vegas Motor Speedway,
TomTom is in the news for announcements and new potential applications. TomTom now offers Lifetime World Maps and Lifetime Speed Cameras with its new navigation devices. TomTom MyDrive integrates information via apps and the web.
A Boston Consulting Group study shows that Americans are enthusiastic about autonomous vehicles, auto piloted and self-driving cars with many willing to pay $4,000 to $5,000 more for a car with autonomous features. There are
Continental’s recent study found that U.S. consumers, even teens still want to own cars. They also want to blend their personal technology with car technology. Electric vehicles are not appealing to every one. Although people
A new coalition has been formed to promote safety features of connected cars, the Smart Transportation Innovation Coalition. The group membership includes Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, Association of Global Automakers, Information Technology Industry Council, Intelligent
Gfk published its Connected Car Preview Report to show the road ahead for connected cars. Those who want connected features the most are ‘Leading edge consumers’. The study also showed that people love to drive.
AUTO Connected Car News had the privilege of interviewing Kathy Winter, Vice President of Software Services at Delphi about how she engineered the Delphi cross-country autonomous drive in an Audi Q5 outfitted with Delphi self-driving
Topology, a division of TrendForce predicts that autonomous vehicles will enter mass production by 2020. A million self-driving cars are expected on the road by 2035 reports their IoV (Internet of Vehicles) research. Analyst, Eric Chang
The first Google driverless car patent issued was for what we called the marshmallow bumper, a bumper that puffs to protect pedestrians. Now, a new patent, granted Google, shows how its self-driving cars will avoid
A problem with self-driving cars doesn’t have to do with technology but the human body. Some people riding in self-driving autonomous cars experience motion sickness and nausea. Motion sickness is caused by factors that are