Engineers Eye Adaptive Cruise Control as Platooning Enabler

According to a new research paper published by the Transportation Research Board, adaptive cruise control has proven to be the best method of maintaining longitudinal vehicle control in platooning applications.

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House Advances Self-Driving Car Bill

The legislation now moves to the full House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is expected to vote on the measure next week.

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GM, Other Automakers Invest in Self-Driving Startup

General Motors and Japan's Softbank have joined a group of other investors who have invested $159 million in Nauto, a Silicon Valley telematics company with technology designed to reduce distracted driving in commercial fleets.

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Brake System Maintenance Is Essential to AEB Technologies

The federal government had an opportunity to mandate three types of automatic emergency braking (AEB) technologies on all light vehicles last year. But in January 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said no. The agency explained AEB...

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House Subcommittee Weighs Automated Vehicle Bill

Proponents of the legislation hope to hasten deployment of self-driving vehicles by consolidating regulatory authority at the federal level, eliminating a patchwork of state laws.

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Getting Smart in the Warehouse

The surge in e-commerce orders is recasting the role warehousing plays in the supply chain. Part six of our Trucking in the 21st Century series.

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New Audi A8 Limo Offers Hands Free Driving

The longer wheelbase sedan is the first production car in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving, Audi says.

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FCC Releases New Airwaves for Vehicle Radar Use

The spectrum expansion is expected to improve performance of such advanced safety features as automatic emergency braking, blind spot detection and adaptive cruise control.

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Battelle to host webinar on connecting in the connected vehicle environment

Will discuss how an open platform software works and can contribute to the evolution of connected vehicle programs, including enabling connected vehicles to talk to traffic management systems, dynamic message signs, traffic signal controllers, and other ITS...

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Battelle to Host Webinar on Connecting in the Connected Vehicle Environment

Battelle will discuss how an open platform software works and can contribute to the evolution of connected vehicle programs, including enabling connected vehicles to talk to traffic management systems, dynamic message signs, traffic signal controllers, and other...

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Hyperloop One mark's first successful full test of high-speed system

The vehicle coasted above the first portion of the track for 5.3 seconds using magnetic levitation and reached nearly 2Gs of acceleration, while achieving the Phase 1 target speed of 70mph.

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Jaguar Reveals E-Pace with Wild Barrel-Roll Stunt

Jaguar revealed its 2018 E-Pace with a mid-air barrel roll that sent the luxury SUV flying toward a Guinness World Records mark for the furthest barrel roll in a production vehicle.

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Webinars

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Audi's 2019 A8 Offers Highly-Automated Driving

Audi's 2019 A8 flagship sedan will offer Level 3 autonomous driving technology in a future called Traffic Jam Pilot that can take control of the vehicle in slow-moving traffic and control starting, accelerating, steering, and braking, Audi has announced.

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BMW Invests in Online European Auto Repair Firm

BMW i Ventures announces a strategic investment in Caroobi, a leading European online repair shop for cars.

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Global Self-Driving Market Expected to Grow 40% by 2027

The global autonomous vehicle market revenue is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 39.6% over the next 10 years - resulting in a $126.8 billion market by 2027, according to Infoholic Research.

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Toyota Invests in Distracted Driving Tech for Fleets

Toyota has invested in Nauto, a Palo Alto-based company that has developed a distracted driving system for commercial fleets that monitors drivers and the road environment to increase safe driving.

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How to Become a Visionary Leader

Create and execute a vision for your dealership by solving customer issues, taking risks, remaining open-minded, and getting your employees on board.

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