Lately a new challenge for self-driving vehicles has become apparent: drivers who announce that when they come across such an autonomous vehicle, they will bully it. Petty as it may seem, some people might try anything in order to show the driverless car who’s boss. To prevent this from happening, Volvo will leave it’s first self-driving vehicles in unmarked. This way,...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam
Autonomous car, Nissan

‘Internet-connected vehicles number one application by 2020’

The rapid pace of digitisation is transforming the component-driven automotive sector to a software- and solutions-focussed industry, accelerated by consumers’ evolving digital lifestyle expectations and demands for new and innovative services. By 2020, internet-connected vehicles...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke Van Gompel

New alliance for connected and automated driving

At a Round Table on Connected and Automated Driving, the automotive and telecom industries have formally announced the creation of Europe’s first Automotive-Telecom Alliance. The Alliance includes six leading sectorial associations, as well as 37...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam
Nissan Renault

Renault-Nissan buys software developer Sylpheo

The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its connected vehicle and mobility services programs. The Alliance will launch more than 10 vehicles with autonomous drive technology by 2020.  The...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam

Roboat expected in Amsterdam waters in 2017

In a collaboration with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS Institute) has started the world’s first major research program on autonomous floating vessels in metropolitan...Read more
|Comment|author: Vincent Krabbendam

Boston will test autonomous vehicles on city streets

Boston will partner up with the World Economic Forum to explore autonomous technologies in the city, Mayor Marty Walsh announced Wednesday. The collaboration will include a year-long engagement focused on creating policy recommendations and supporting...Read more
|Comment|author: Marieke Van Gompel