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The great road safety divide: Volvo vs. Clarkson

Volvo has famously said that, by 2020, no one should be killed or seriously injured in one of its new cars. Jeremy Clarkson has an alternative approach to road safety – to replace air bags with titanium spikes, which, in the event of a crash, will impale the driver to the seat, thus encouraging people to drive more carefully. There is a great divide in the road safety world in the 21...
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As driverless cars are prepared for testing on UK roads driver-assist features progress to the mainstream

In a recent article in the Financial Times featuring developments in driverless cars testing as exhibited at Transport Systems Catapult’s Imagine Festival Tim Armitage , who is leading a trial of autonomous road-going cars and public transport in the Autodrive consortium, said he has been approached by at least two large global car manufacturers that want to conduct tests in the UK . ...
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European research project AdaptIVe begins at the VW MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg, Germany

Volkswagen last week announced the start of a collaborative European research project AdaptIVe (Automated Driving Applications & Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles) at the MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg, Germany, under which 29 partners are aiming to achieve breakthroughs in efficient and safe automated driving. “This complex field of research will not only utilize onboard...
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Apple announces iOS in the Car for displaying (and interacting with) mobile device displays in the dash

10 June 2013 - At its World Wide Developer Conference held today, Apple announced new computers, a pending desktop operating system line named after surfing beaches instead of cats, and previewed its seventh generation mobile operating system that will include a new feature called iOS in the Car . Promised as part of the upgrade to iOS7 due in the the Autumn but not actually available...
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Cross-platform development seen as the main roadblock for $25BN in-vehicle apps prize

Contrary to some  reports suggesting Apple's new iPad mini fails to include GPS functionality , the cellular connectivity version of Apple's newly announced iOS device  available from 2 November - with smaller 200mm form factor of similar size to console displays in Mercedes Benz, BMW and Ford and other vehicles - will, in fact,  include location awareness . ...
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BMW presents its intelligent networking technologies at the ITS World Congress in Vienna

  BMW Group presented a selection of technologies currently in development at the 2012 ITS World Congress helps this week in Vienna, the international exhibition for devices, technologies and services associated with intelligent traffic systems.   Mobility Assistant The Mobility Assistant from the BMW Group is being tested in Berlin as an iPhone...
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simTD - biggest ever real-world intelligent vehicle road test

#next_pages_container { width: 5px; hight: 5px; position: absolute; top: -100px; left: -100px; z-index: 2147483647 !important; } A €53 million research project has started in Frankfurt testing car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communications , intended to make roads safer by removing human error in driving decisions - to close in on development of the ‘intelligent...
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The great road safety divide: Volvo vs. Clarkson

Volvo has famously said that, by 2020, no one should be killed or seriously injured in one of...

As driverless cars are prepared for testing on UK roads driver-assist features progress to the mainstream

In a recent article in the Financial Times featuring developments in driverless cars testing...

European research project AdaptIVe begins at the VW MobileLifeCampus in Wolfsburg, Germany

Volkswagen last week announced the start of a collaborative European research project...

Apple announces iOS in the Car for displaying (and interacting with) mobile device displays in the dash

10 June 2013 - At its World Wide Developer Conference held today, Apple announced new...

Cross-platform development seen as the main roadblock for $25BN in-vehicle apps prize

Contrary to some  reports suggesting Apple's new iPad mini fails to include GPS...

BMW presents its intelligent networking technologies at the ITS World Congress in Vienna

  BMW Group presented a selection of technologies currently in development ...

simTD - biggest ever real-world intelligent vehicle road test

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