BOSE Introduces QUIETCOMFORT Road Noise Control [+video]

Bose announced at CES 2019 a new offering from its industry-leading portfolio of Active Sound Management solutions for cars: Bose QuietComfort Road Noise Control (RNC). Now available to global vehicle manufacturers, it joins Bose Engine Harmonic Cancellation (EHC) and Bose…

NVIDIA Introduces DRIVE AutoPilot, World’s First Commercially Available Level 2+ Automated Driving System

NVIDIA announced the world’s first commercially available Level 2+ automated driving system, NVIDIA DRIVE™ AutoPilot, which integrates multiple breakthrough AI technologies that will enable supervised self-driving vehicles to go into production by next year. At CES 2019, leading automotive suppliers Continental…

Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million (around 570 million USD) over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to…

Autonomous technology is here, but not in cars yet

The largest robot in the world isn’t a Gundam nor is it a Jaeger. It is actually an autonomous train located in Australia where it services are used to haul stuff between mines for Rio Tinto. The large mining corporation…

Find out about BMW’s Autonomous Driving effort from Elmar Frickenstein

In September 2017, you and your team moved to the Autonomous Driving Campus in Unterschleissheim. What prompted the BMW Group’s decision to create this new site? We are currently experiencing the largest paradigm shift in the history of the automotive…

Audi to Exhibit New In-Car Entertainment Technologies at CES 2019

Top-quality entertainment for all the senses: Audi will turn the inside of the car into an amusement park at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The brand will present a completely new on-the-road entertainment format and a special…

Five stars for the Audi Q3 in Euro NCAP test

The new Audi Q3 offers bumper-to-bumper safety: The compact family SUV earned the top score of five stars in the Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme), one of the most important automobile safety tests in Europe. To get the highest…

Hyundai Invests in Deep Learning Computer Vision Startup allegro.ai

Hyundai CRADLE Tel Aviv, Hyundai Motor’s corporate venturing and open innovation businesses in Israel, today announced its strategic investment in allegro.ai, a leading technology company specializing in deep learning (DL) – based computer vision. Through this partnership, Hyundai aims to…

Volvo Cars and Baidu join forces to develop and manufacture autonomous driving cars

Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu, the leading Chinese internet search provider, to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in the world. Volvo…

Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Solar Charging System Technology to Power Future Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have today announced plans to introduce solar charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid…

Ford and Baidu to test autonomous vehicles together

Ford and Baidu announced that the two of them will start a two-year joint autonomous vehicle test project in China. What better can it be to pair both Ford and Baidu together to tackle the challenge that is autonomous vehicles. The…

Hyundai CRADLE Invests in Perceptive Automata to Bring Human Intuition Software to Self-Driving Cars

Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, today announced it is investing in Perceptive Automata to develop artificial intelligence software for self-driving cars and automated systems. Perceptive Automata, a start-up based in Somerville, Mass, with an…

New Ford Ranger to Redefine Pickup Market with First and Only In-class Technologies

Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, today revealed more details about the upcoming new Ford Ranger lineup. The month-end launch will consist of the Ranger Wildtrak, XL and XLT, and will introduce Malaysia’s first…

Microsoft invests into Grab for strategic partnerships

When the largest software maker decides to have a strategic partnership with you and also invests into your company, you know you are doing something right. That is what Microsoft aims to do with Grab. Grab which started out with…

Lexus to use digital side-view mirrors this October

Lexus is moving towards the use of digital side-view mirrors starting with the new ES this October. This works by installing small exterior cameras on the front doors, Lexus vehicles will provide its drivers with a clearer view of the vehicle’s…

BMW made an autonomous riding motorcycle

BMW Motorrad’s first autonomous motorbike was presented last week at the BMW Motorrad Techday 2018. A BMW R 1200 GS made its first rounds in front of assembled journalists, as if by magic, at the BMW Group testing ground in…

Virgin Hyperloop One Open First European Hyperloop Development Facility

In order to make hyperloop feasible, Virgin Hyperloop One has signed an agreement with the Administrator of Railway Infrastructures to open an Advanced Technology Development and Testing Center in the Andalusian region of Spain. This will be the company’s first European…

Toyota Connected Day the highlights [+video]

Watch how Toyota is trying to meet the demands of the new generation of car owners where pure performance may no longer be the key factor that drives ownership. Here is what President Akio Toyoda and Executive Vice President Shigeki Tomoyama have to say about…

DARPA’s new wheels works anywhere

DARPA, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has showcased their latest technology in their Ground X-Vehicle Technology. DARPA’s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program seeks to help overcome challenges and disrupt the current trends in mechanized warfare. GXV-T seeks to investigate…

US Pushes Car-makers for mandatory reverse cameras

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has pushed for car-makers to include reverse cameras as standard. Starting from the 1st of May 2018, it is now a legal requirement as reported by Car and Driver. It has taken the government…

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