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Autonomous Vehicle Nod – Super Cruise on All Cadillacs

The driver assistance device is made possible by precision LiDAR map data, high precision GPS, a driver attention system and a network of camera and radar sensors. It requires an active OnStar service plan with emergency services to function. Customers it’s said can drive hands-free on more than 130,000 miles of limited-access freeways in the U.S. and Canada. Continue reading

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Renault-Nissan, Transdev To Study Autonomous Vehicles

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev will develop mobility services system for autonomous vehicles. The goal is to study mobility services with fleets of electric autonomous vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. They want a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable clients to book rides, and mobility operators to monitor and operate self-driving car fleets – in short what every major automaker is pursuing. Continue reading

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Bosch CEO – Car as We Know It Will Soon Be History

Between 2017 and 2022, the global market for connected mobility is expected to grow by nearly 25% annually. Just a few years from now, cars will be an active part of the internet of things (IoT), able to communicate with other connected modes of transportation, and even with the smart home. Continue reading

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IBM and GM Debut a “Cognitive Mobility Platform”

Translation: more distracted driving enablers are coming. OnStar has more connected vehicles on the road than any other automaker. By the end of 2016, GM expects to have 12 million OnStar connected vehicles on the road worldwide. Continue reading

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Chevrolet to Sell 4G LTE Data Connections Next Summer

What this does for the deadly distracted driving problem remains to be seen and depends whether the driver or passengers are surfing the web. There is also risk involved; electronics in automobiles are now the largest single source of customer dissatisfaction if there are glitches, dropped voice commands, screen crashes or problems connecting portable devices. Continue reading

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