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Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology equipped semi trucks will begin platooning on U.S. highways by the end of this year. Silicon Valley startup Peloton Technology said his company will deliver its V2V system package late this year to a small number of truck fleets. “We will purposely slow down our initial rollout to make sure it’s […]

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A new federal proposal for vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications comes from a dozen years of discussions, but it may have chosen an unpopular technology. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sees V2V being essential in advancing connectivity, autonomous vehicles, and safety. The agency estimates up to 1,321 lives a year could be saved by V2V-related […]

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Volvo is expanding its vehicle-to-vehicle testing program from 50 vehicles to 1000. Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration have been working together on a project to enable cars to share information about conditions that relate to road conditions such as icy patches. The information will be shared through a […]

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Toyota has revealed some of the smart new technologies and systems it will be featuring in future models to make driving safer. To be integrated in the company’s Integrated Safety Management Concept, Toyota said these have been designed from the start to work together to help cut the number of road accidents. The new features […]

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Infiniti won the first-ever People’s Choice Award as part of the 11th annual Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge with its SYNAPTIQ concept. The company describes its SYNAPTIQ concept as a unique answer to this year’s theme of “Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact With Us In 2029?” Infiniti added designers from its San […]

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Autonomous driving and driver assistance technologies are set to move forward at a quick pace over the next few years. Manufacturers rely on many different suppliers for these technologies to move forward; one such supplier involved in many innovations is Delphi. Delphi Automotive PLC just announced it will partner with Ottomatika, Inc., a company started […]

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Autonomous vehicles may be nearing technological readiness, but may be delayed for legal reasons. This is according an Autonomous Driving Legislation and Liability report by ABI Research released Friday. “Legislation and liability issues and uncertainties are expected to remain the main obstacles for autonomous vehicles becoming widely adopted in the next decade,” said VP and […]

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Volvo Car Group;’s autonomous driving improvements are forging ahead with the opening of AstaZero, the world’s first full-scale proving ground for future traffic safety solutions. The company said its opening has brought it a step closer to realizing its vision that by 2020 no one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo […]

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Vehicle to vehicle (V2V) and vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) communication are almost here, bringing with them a new set of benefits and challenges. Aiming to provide some answers on these challenges, Toyota testified today on the future of surface transportation before the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology. “The […]

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Pebble Technology is going to provide Mercedes-Benz with new in-vehicle solutions. Mercedes-Benz has announced a strategic partnership with Pebble Technology in the run-up to the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The automaker said this partnership gives early access to some of the newest hardware and early releases of application programming interfaces (APIs) offered by […]

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