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Interview: Head of Volvo R&D on Uber collaboration and automaker’s autonomous vehicle plans

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Cars, Perspective, Trucks

Most major automakers have their own autonomous vehicle projects as well as collaborations with various partners. That’s also the case...

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Making life on the road easier for truckers with AI-infused autonomy

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Technology, Trucks

As part of their research into highly automated systems, PACCAR engineers are placing cameras and sensors all over truck exteriors — on...

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Automated vehicles: Comprehensive plan could help DOT address challenges

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

United States Government Accountability Office, November 30, 2017 Automated cars and light-duty trucks—from vehicles already on the road...

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Tesla Semi & Roadster unveil

Posted on Nov 16, 2017 in Technology, Trucks

​Semi is the safest, most comfortable truck ever. Four independent motors provide maximum power and acceleration and require the lowest...

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Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center to study societal acceptance of connected and automated vehicle technologies

Posted on Nov 15, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Technology, Trucks

Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) today announced five new research projects focused on better understanding how...

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ITS America comments to NHTSA on Automated Driving Systems 2.0 Guidance

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments to the September 12, 2017 Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0. The...

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The future of trucking

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 in Technology, Trucks

Look around you for a moment. Almost everything you see has spent time on a truck, from the beans for your morning coffee, to the screen...

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Volvo Group unveils new innovative transport solution to drive safety and productivity

Posted on Nov 11, 2017 in Technology, Trucks

The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can...

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RAND Model of Automated Vehicle Safety (MAVS)

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

RAND Corporation, November 7, 2017 Highly automated vehicle (HAV) safety is a principal concern for the transportation industry,...

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The Enemy of good: Estimating the cost of waiting for nearly perfect automated vehicles

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

RAND Corporation, November 7, 2017 How safe should highly automated vehicles (HAVs) be before they are allowed on the roads for consumer...

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Overview of Maryland’s work on connected and automated vehicles

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Policy & Regulation, Reports, Trucks

Maryland Department of Transportation, October 30, 2017 Self‐driving vehicles have the potential to transform how we live and work – to...

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NHTSA Enforcement Guidance Bulletin 2016–02: Safety-related defects and automated safety technologies

Posted on Oct 24, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Policy & Regulation, Reports, Technology, Trucks

NHTSA, October 24, 2017 Automotive technology is at a moment of rapid change and may evolve farther in the next decade than in the...

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A plan to develop safe autonomous vehicles. And prove it.

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Mobileye, October 11, 2017 Our proposed model provides a detailed, practical, and efficient solution for designing and validating an AV...

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Autonomous vehicles for the postal service

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

United States Postal Service, October 2, 2017 The research suggests that while there remain stumbling blocks to adoption, the impact to...

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New mobility: Autonomous vehicles and the region

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

Regional Plan Association, October 1, 2017 As Regional Plan Association embarked on the Fourth Regional Plan for the New...

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Policy memorandum: The case for adopting autonomous vehicles technology and supporting research in artificial intelligence

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Policy & Regulation, Reports, Trucks

Journal of Science Policy & Governance, October 1, 2017 Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are an enormous opportunity for economic growth for...

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GEAR 2030 Strategy 2015-2017: Comparative analysis of the competitive position of the EU automotive industry and the impact of the introduction of autonomous vehicles

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

European Union, September 18, 2017 The analysis assesses the external competitiveness of the EU automotive industry to 2030 and beyond in...

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Autonomous vehicles and Federal safety standards: An exemption to the rule?

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

RAND Corporation, September 18, 2017 In this Perspective, we examine changes being considered to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard...

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Driving digital destiny: Digital reinvention in automotive

Posted on Sep 15, 2017 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports, Trucks

The global automotive industry is at the vanguard of a digital revolution. Digital technologies are altering how people and businesses...

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AV best practices for state legislatures

Posted on Sep 12, 2017 in Buses, Cars, Knowledge Center, Policy & Regulation, Reports, Trucks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is prepared to assist with...

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