World’s first long-range radar from Continental turns 20

World’s first long-range radar celebrates two decades of existence in 2019. Continental played a key role in this joint development with Mercedes: in the Mercedes S-Class (W220 series) in 1999. Daimler offered its adaptive cruise control system under the name “Distronic”. It was the first adaptive cruise control (ACC) system in the world to use […]

Elektrobit launches new tool for ADAS, AD systems

Elektrobit (EB) has announced a cloud-based tool for end-to-end validation of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD) systems. Available on Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure, the new EB Assist Test Lab provides distributed teams with a single solution to more easily manage petabytes of driving-scene data generated in real and simulated test drives during […]

Magna, Lyft tie-up complete public road testing

The collaboration between Magna and Lyft has achieved several milestones including the completion of public road testing. The testing included a public autonomous ride-sharing pilot with Level 5 vehicles for Lyft employees. This road test travelled the route between the Level 5 facility in Palo Alto and a Caltrain Station in Northern California. The real-time mapping scenarios and data leveraged during this […]

World’s first multi-band GNSS receiver from STMicroelectronics

Global semiconductor leader STMicroelectronics has launched the world’s first multi-frequency satellite-navigation receiver chipset suitable for safety-critical automotive applications and high accuracy positioning at the decimeter and centimetre-level for Precise Point Positioning (PPP) and Real Time Kinematic (RTK) applications. Traditional in-car navigation systems help drivers reach their destinations using receivers and commercial satellite services that allow […]

Volvo to make history in Singapore in 2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Volvo Buses will begin testing autonomous electric passenger buses in Singapore in 2019. It will be the first autonomous application in public transportation anywhere in the world by Volvo which has already demonstrated this technology in mining, quarry and refuses collection operations. The 12-metre Volvo 7900 Electric bus […]

Self-Driving Technology has a new platform from Visteon

Automotive cockpit technology firm Visteon Corporation will unveil its DriveCore autonomous driving platform at CES 2018. The new platform allows automakers to build autonomous driving solutions quickly and in an open collaboration model. DriveCore consists of the hardware, in-vehicle middleware and PC-based software toolset needed to develop machine learning algorithms for autonomous driving applications of […]

Osram acquires 25.1% stake in LeddarTech

Global lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a strategic 25.1 percent share in LeddarTech Inc., a Canadian company. LeddarTech develops a proprietary Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for self-driving cars and driver assistance systems. LeddarTech specializes in solid-state LiDAR systems that use infrared light to monitor the area around […]

Visteon’s Silicon Valley Team To Lead Autonomous Driving Tech Development

Visteon Corporation’s new technical centre in Silicon Valley will lead the company’s development of artificial intelligence for autonomous vehicles. Visteon’s breakthrough autonomous vehicle programme will apply machine learning technology for accurately detecting and classifying objects in a vehicle’s path and planning the vehicle’s movements, resulting in fully trained driving control systems. Visteon is targeting launching […]

Visteon Visualises New Tech For Autonomous Driving

Visteon Corporation, that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative electronic products for vehicle manufacturers, is building the first platform that takes a Greenfield approach in developing an Artificial Intelligence-based autonomous system using machine learning, with the feedback to improve its capability. Its goal is to bring in the autonomous driving facility very quickly and be ready […]