Audi Debuting 2019 A8 Sedan in Barcelona

Audi is showing its next-generation 2019 A8 luxury sedan at a special event in Barcelona today for a sedan that will enter its fourth generation as Audi's flagship vehicle.

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Human Nature Prone to Take Advantage of Docile Autonomous Vehicles

The co-existence between autonomous and human-controlled vehicles (along with others who use public roads) will bring new issues into play, primarily because self-driving vehicles will be built to be inherently law-abiding and risk averse. As we approach this new...

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Building Multimodal Models, New Tech Integration Key Contractor Focus

As cities and municipalities look to build a more well-connected transportation system with several modal options, contractors are able to bring their worldwide expertise to make the process more seamless using the latest innovations, including the further...

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Yokohama COO Focuses on ROI, UHP Tires, ATG and More

Jeff Barna stepped out of his comfort zone in January when he joined the tire industry. Armed with an extensive knowledge of the automotive aftermarket, he accepted the position of chief operating officer at Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC).

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Uber Shows Off Latest Autonomous Truck Design

Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group has released a video of its latest autonomous heavy-duty truck design, shown operating on the streets of San Francisco.

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Keolis launches electric autonomous shuttle pilot in Paris business district

If these trials are successful, this shuttle service could become a permanent mobility solution in the region, with additional services and the creation of new lines.

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All Things Must Pass

Ziegler mourns the loss of Gregg Allman as Ford and Hyundai shake up their leadership teams and Carvana struggles to stay afloat.

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MIT, Toyota Advance Autonomous Car Systems

Systems under development will identify objects in the driving environment and also interpret social interactions in traffic.

automotive-fleet.com

How to Survive Interdepartmental Politics

A fleet manager interacts with a multitude of internal corporate supporting functions. With all of these interdepartmental requirements, how can you successfully navigate the inevitable conflicting priorities?

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NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference

The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and...

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Porsche Investing in Israeli Auto Tech

Porsche is investing tens of millions of euros in Israeli automotive start-ups.

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Volvo Autonomous Cars 'Confused' by Kangaroos

The autonomous vehicles Volvo is testing in Australia are having issues identifying kangaroos in the road.

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Fleet Market in Canada Driven by Both Tailwinds & Headwinds

In 2016, Canada experienced record auto sales, but lower oil prices have impacted the economy of Western Canada while low interest rates fueled new-vehicles sales. The forecast is for strong fleet sales in CY-2017.

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Transdev North America names new CEO

The appointment of Yann Leriche includes contracts for bus, paratransit, streetcar, rail, and light-rail services in more than 200 cities and communities, encompassing a workforce of some 23,000.

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Innovation and Networking at the Inaugural Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange

The inaugural Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange focused on promoting networking between fleets and suppliers, as well as educational opportunities revolving around the theme of innovation.

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PSA Group Targets 2020 for Fully Autonomous Cars

PSA Group will reveal its first semi-autonomous car this year, and plans to develop Level 3 autonomous vehicles after 2020.

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Auto Insurance Industry Could Shrink 70% by 2050

Autonomous vehicle technology, on-demand transportation and a shift of liability to manufacturers could cause a contraction in the auto insurance sector by 71% by 2050.

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Volvo Collaboration Developing Autonomous Car Tech

The automaker is joining forces with Autoliv, their joint venture Zenuity, and artificial intelligence leader NVIDIA to develop autonomous vehicle systems and software.

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