Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Automobile Driving: The effect of environmental or physiological factors on the driver and driving ability. Included are driving fatigue, and the effect of drugs, disease, and physical disabilities on driving.Accidents, Traffic: Accidents on streets, roads, and highways involving drivers, passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles. Traffic accidents refer to AUTOMOBILES (passenger cars, buses, and trucks), BICYCLING, and MOTORCYCLES but not OFF-ROAD MOTOR VEHICLES; RAILROADS nor snowmobiles.Industrial Oils: Oils which are used in industrial or commercial applications.Air Bags: Automotive safety devices consisting of a bag designed to inflate upon collision and prevent passengers from pitching forward. (American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)Seat Belts: Restraining belts fastened to the frame of automobiles, aircraft, or other vehicles, and strapped around the person occupying the seat in the car or plane, intended to prevent the person from being thrown forward or out of the vehicle in case of sudden deceleration.Gasoline: Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Technology: The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.Legislation as Topic: The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.Motor Vehicles: AUTOMOBILES, trucks, buses, or similar engine-driven conveyances. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Accident Prevention: Efforts and designs to reduce the incidence of unexpected undesirable events in various environments and situations.Occupational Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.Occupational Diseases: Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.Eye Injuries: Damage or trauma inflicted to the eye by external means. The concept includes both surface injuries and intraocular injuries.Mechanics: The branch of physics which deals with the motions of material bodies, including kinematics, dynamics, and statics. When the laws of mechanics are applied to living structures, as to the locomotor system, it is referred to as BIOMECHANICAL PHENOMENA. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Inhalation Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.Biomedical Technology: The application of technology to the solution of medical problems.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Wounds and Injuries: Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.Whiplash Injuries: Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Air Pollution, Indoor: The contamination of indoor air.Incineration: High temperature destruction of waste by burning with subsequent reduction to ashes or conversion to an inert mass.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Technology Transfer: Spread and adoption of inventions and techniques from one geographic area to another, from one discipline to another, or from one sector of the economy to another. For example, improvements in medical equipment may be transferred from industrial countries to developing countries, advances arising from aerospace engineering may be applied to equipment for persons with disabilities, and innovations in science arising from government research are made available to private enterprise.New MexicoSafety: Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.Human Engineering: The science of designing, building or equipping mechanical devices or artificial environments to the anthropometric, physiological, or psychological requirements of the people who will use them.Automobile Driver Examination: Government required written and driving test given to individuals prior to obtaining an operator's license.Wounds, Nonpenetrating: Injuries caused by impact with a blunt object where there is no penetration of the skin.United StatesAir Pollutants, Occupational: Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.Metallurgy: The science, art, or technology dealing with processes involved in the separation of metals from their ores, the technique of making or compounding the alloys, the techniques of working or heat-treating metals, and the mining of metals. It includes industrial metallurgy as well as metallurgical techniques employed in the preparation and working of metals used in dentistry, with special reference to orthodontic and prosthodontic appliances. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p494)Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Technology Assessment, Biomedical: Evaluation of biomedical technology in relation to cost, efficacy, utilization, etc., and its future impact on social, ethical, and legal systems.Marketing: Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.AcroleinPolycyclic Hydrocarbons, Aromatic: A major group of unsaturated cyclic hydrocarbons containing two or more rings. The vast number of compounds of this important group, derived chiefly from petroleum and coal tar, are rather highly reactive and chemically versatile. The name is due to the strong and not unpleasant odor characteristic of most substances of this nature. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p96)Carcinogens, Environmental: Carcinogenic substances that are found in the environment.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Thoracic Injuries: General or unspecified injuries to the chest area.Polycyclic Compounds: Compounds consisting of two or more fused ring structures.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Advertising as Topic: The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Conflict of Interest: A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.MichiganMedical Laboratory Science: The specialty related to the performance of techniques in clinical pathology such as those in hematology, microbiology, and other general clinical laboratory applications.Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Aerosols: Colloids with a gaseous dispersing phase and either liquid (fog) or solid (smoke) dispersed phase; used in fumigation or in inhalation therapy; may contain propellant agents.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Housing: Living facilities for humans.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Educational Technology: Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)Ethics, Business: The moral obligations governing the conduct of commercial or industrial enterprises.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Air Pollution: The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Lead: A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Investments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Food Industry: The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.Technology, Dental: The field of dentistry involved in procedures for designing and constructing dental appliances. It includes also the application of any technology to the field of dentistry.Biotechnology: Body of knowledge related to the use of organisms, cells or cell-derived constituents for the purpose of developing products which are technically, scientifically and clinically useful. Alteration of biologic function at the molecular level (i.e., GENETIC ENGINEERING) is a central focus; laboratory methods used include TRANSFECTION and CLONING technologies, sequence and structure analysis algorithms, computer databases, and gene and protein structure function analysis and prediction.Tobacco Smoke Pollution: Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.Technology, High-Cost: Advanced technology that is costly, requires highly skilled personnel, and is unique in its particular application. Includes innovative, specialized medical/surgical procedures as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.Public Relations: Relations of an individual, association, organization, hospital, or corporation with the publics which it must take into consideration in carrying out its functions. Publics may include consumers, patients, pressure groups, departments, etc.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.
  • He said the company aims to release an SUV in 2018 and wants to have a four-vehicle lineup by 2020. (phys.org)
  • In 2018, the VW Group is set to release the Audi A8 , the first production vehicle that reaches Level 3 on the scale, "conditional driving automation. (singularityhub.com)
  • The company, valued at $62 billion, has racked up billions of dollars in losses since it was founded in 2009 and needs to persuade investors that it can eventually create a sustainably profitable business. (abc15.com)
  • The car - a late-model Toyota Prius - was a test vehicle equipped with technology from AImotive , a Hungarian startup (Hungary is primarily known in the automotive world for its tiny, toy-like "microcars" ). (businessinsider.com)
  • The company is partnering with Aurora, a U.S. startup, to boost its autonomous vehicle program. (scpr.org)
  • Startup NIO has the car: An electric two-seater with muscular European lines and a top speed of 195 miles per hour (313 kilometers per hour). (phys.org)
  • Take a trip inside the Mountain View headquarters of Kitty Hawk, the Larry Page-funded startup desperate to flee traffic by "going 3D"-and building honest-to-goodness flying cars . (wired.com)
  • Also in November 2015, after unknown EV startup Faraday Future announced a $1 billion U.S. factory project, some speculated that it might actually be a front for Apple's secret car project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hi-Tech Robotic is a Gurugram-based tech startup that works in the driverless technology space. (openthemagazine.com)
  • Israel has earned the name the "Startup Nation" thanks to its thriving high-tech sector and entrepreneurial spirit, powered historically by veterans of technology units in the military. (nocamels.com)
  • Despite some complaints from Republicans, the Senate bill does not speed approval of self-driving technology for large commercial trucks after labor unions raised safety and employment concerns. (slashdot.org)
  • Our hydrogen fuel cell technology, comprehensive service network, and commitment to providing cost-savings for customers has enabled Plug Power to become a trusted partner to many in the industry and we are excited to begin working with Amazon. (triplepundit.com)
  • After a lull in the number of hydrogen fuel-cell related patents being filed, companies are now scrambling to protect advances in fuel-cell development. (autoblog.com)
  • And Travis Kalanick, Uber's chief executive, has said the future of his ride-hailing company, privately valued at nearly $70 billion, hinges on work being done to create cars that can drive themselves. (nytimes.com)
  • and Chief Technical Officer Drew Bagnell, who helped to start both Carnegie Robotics and Uber's Advanced Technology Center. (scpr.org)
  • Two years ago, when Uber's then chief Travis Kalanick came visiting, he said India would be the last place on earth to get self- driving cars. (openthemagazine.com)
  • Having now tested out both, I can say firsthand that Uber's car is better at accelerating and braking like a real human being. (pressherald.com)
  • The accident threw Uber's autonomous vehicle efforts into flux, immediately forcing the suspension of its self-driving car tests in cities including Tempe, Pittsburgh, and Toronto. (abc15.com)
  • Months later, Uber's executives are divided over what to do with the autonomous business, according to the people familiar with the company. (abc15.com)
  • While one camp is pushing Mr. Khosrowshahi to seek partnerships or even a potential sale of the unit, known as the Advanced Technologies Group, a rival contingent is arguing that developing self-driving technology is crucial to Uber's future, the people said. (abc15.com)
  • In recent months, top engineers have left Uber's self-driving project for lucrative opportunities elsewhere. (abc15.com)
  • The only thing needed for this to be a good idea is less average damage to people in accidents with self-driving cars than in human-controlled ones. (slashdot.org)
  • People like you who don't have the education or direct experience working with the specific technology in this case are not in any way shape or form qualified to be commenting on how safe or beneficial it'll be. (slashdot.org)
  • When Jessica Chou drove her 2003 Volkswagen Jetta into the Los Angeles Auto Show, the people checking her in seemed confused. (latimes.com)
  • As the fifth-largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S., it's the insurer of choice for many people looking to protect homes, cars, motorcycles, boats, pet, rentals and businesses. (bankrate.com)
  • Learning to drive is a rite of passage for people in materially rich nations (and becoming so in the rest of the world): a symbol of freedom, of power, and of the agency of adulthood, a parable of how brains can overcome physical limitations to expand the boundaries of what is physically possible. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The "SonoFit" technology behind Sonomax's custom fit headphones enables people to create earbuds molded to the shape of their inner ear. (financialpost.com)
  • Auto transportation services help many people moving to Sacramento. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • We see that the boom in technology has brought a housing crunch where everyday people can't afford to stay in their homes," said Kung Feng, lead organizer with Jobs With Justice San Francisco. (sfexaminer.com)
  • This one is aimed at people who are trying to use technology to get work done, make their businesses and their professional lives more efficient, and improve society. (techrepublic.com)
  • We deliver the top business tech news stories about the companies, the people, and the products revolutionizing the planet. (techrepublic.com)
  • In Los Angeles today, 68% of people drive alone. (cnn.com)
  • Tumlin believes if people see public transportation or biking as a good alternative to driving, they're less likely to rely on their car. (cnn.com)
  • What most people do not know is that it is possible to get PTSD from a car accident. (seriousaccidents.com)
  • Might LA's redesign of its bus system prompt the city to become less a city for cars and more a city for people? (wired.com)
  • The sleek, bullet-shaped shuttles, which look a little like overgrown smart cars, are a "critical research project that will help us understand … this type of mobility service and how people interact with it," said Huei Peng, Mcity's director, during remarks at the demo day event. (xconomy.com)
  • Caltrans officials had for years shied away from committing to the project, partly because of the cost, but also because most policymakers and planners in the Sacramento region agree that widening freeways generally has the adverse effect of inviting people to drive more, which ends up causing more long commutes and more congestion in the long term. (sacbee.com)
  • Many people entering the global middle class will want to buy cars: automobile sales are expected to increase from about 70 million a year in 2010 to 125 million by 2025, with more than half forecasted to be bought in cities. (mckinsey.com)
  • If you read here often enough then you know I address this topic from time to time as companies and people do cheat with their software. (blogspot.com)
  • If cars can reliably drive themselves, people will suddenly have more free time. (digitaltrends.com)
  • I believe that, in five to 10 years, people will not talk about buying a car for its power or performance. (dailybreeze.com)
  • Hideo Tsurumaki watched the giant tsunami crash onto Japan's northeast coast on March 11, 2011, sweeping away cars as people tried to escape from them. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The group was impressed by the progress its autonomous division had made in testing driverless cars in Pittsburgh and in Arizona, according to three people familiar with the ride-hailing company, who were not authorized to speak publicly. (abc15.com)
  • Mr. Khosrowshahi remains undecided, the people said, though he has expressed a desire to partner with other companies on autonomous technologies. (abc15.com)
  • By dismissing them to park outside of the city center, and even by cutting road lanes, signage, and other street furniture intended to accommodate traditional cars, there'd be even more room for the people themselves. (slashgear.com)
  • SOUNDBITE (English) VOLVO PRODUCT PLANNING VICE PRESIDENT, TOSCAN BENNET SAYING: "People do not think twice about getting into an airplane with auto-pilot or getting in to a train without a person controlling it. (reuters.com)
  • As one of Ford's P.R. people phrased it in an email to Technology Review , "Operating like a technology company, Ford leverages software to continuously update and upgrade the driver experience, moving at a pace similar to that seen in the consumer electronics industry. (technologyreview.com)
  • Most people with diabetes wear devices like this next to the skin, which can make it difficult to check insulin levels while buckled into a car. (metropolismag.com)
  • That's why people in the business of designing and producing self-driving cars have begun considering the ethics of so-called crash-optimization algorithms. (slate.com)
  • Apple is shifting strategy a bit to prioritize self-driving car technology, though it hasn't given up work on designing and making its own car, my Bloomberg News colleagues reported on Thursday. (financialpost.com)
  • It's part of "the reinvention of mobility and the automobile," Volkswagen Chief Digital Officer Johann Jungwirth said in a news release . (scpr.org)
  • So the news that concept car designer Rinspeed would unveil a new aquatic car at the Geneva Motor Show in 2008 didn't seem likely to make a huge splash. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Digital Trends helps readers keep tabs on the fast-paced world of tech with all the latest news, fun product reviews, insightful editorials, and one-of-a-kind sneak peeks. (digitaltrends.com)
  • Sign-up to our email newsletter for daily perspectives on car design, trends, events and news, not found elsewhere. (torquenews.com)
  • Torque News is an automotive news provider by Hareyan Publishing, LLC, dedicated to covering the latest news, reviews and opinions about the car industry. (torquenews.com)
  • Despite all the negative political-related news, there were 10 tech trends this year that positively transformed humanity. (singularityhub.com)
  • With safety as its prime motivation, expect Volvo to become a self-driving pioneer in the next couple of years. (autotrader.co.uk)
  • Analyst Koslowski, who had his first autonomous vehicle experience in a Google test car two years ago, said the safety implications are enormous. (latimes.com)
  • A man driving a lorry in the UK who was sending a test message to his girlfriend and killed another driver received 5 years in prison back in 2001. (slashdot.org)
  • How the hell do Ford/BWM/GM et al know what technology I'll want in a car 10 years from now. (slashdot.org)
  • Years before an Apple car might hit the roads, though, the company is hitting some speed bumps. (financialpost.com)
  • A car isn't a product that Apple can just cook in a lab for 10 years until everything is perfect and then spring it on the world with a dramatic on-stage reveal. (financialpost.com)
  • The idea of using so-called hybrid hydraulics to power a car has been around for years. (nytimes.com)
  • Technology has created new opportunities, and for the last three years, the NHTSA has been working with leading auto makers as well as the Automotive Coalition for Traffic Safety to create a program called DADSS or "Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety. (seriousaccidents.com)
  • Scientists from Tel Aviv University, Stanford, and the University of California, Berkeley announced a joint initiative to collaborate on medical and information technology research over the next five years. (nocamels.com)
  • To put this in perspective, consider that just a few years ago it was difficult to get investors interested in fuel cell technology. (triplepundit.com)
  • as we continue to drive down our costs, we should be at parity with IC [internal combustion] engines in five to six years, at which point we'll be ready to expand into other areas. (triplepundit.com)
  • Those who drive the SLRV for ten years only pay about ten cents per kilometer - significantly less than for conventional cars. (disclose.tv)
  • You probably haven't, but visionary car designer Frank M. Rinderknecht thought about it for 30 years, and his James Bond -inspired dream is now a reality. (howstuffworks.com)
  • I am assuming the HD is a recent one (within the 8 years or so) as this was a fault found on some vintage drives that could only be found after a delay to spin them up to speed. (techrepublic.com)
  • And it's likely to become more urgent in the coming years as self-driving cars attempt to cross the bridge from research project to commercial reality. (slate.com)
  • To celebrate 60 years of selling exotic sports cars in America, Ferrari has unveiled a special car for the United States. (flipboard.com)
  • Continental will be shaping the mobility ecosystem in three fields of technology in the next 20 years: alternative drive systems, autonomous driving, as well as interconnectivity and the cloud along with data management. (continental.com)
  • Our professional team of reporters have many years of experience covering the latest cars, trucks, upcoming new-car launches and car shows. (torquenews.com)
  • Investors ranged from power generators to automotive manufacturers like Daimler and BMW with a clear interest in protecting their businesses as electric cars replace fossil-fuel propelled ones. (forbes.com)
  • Daimler has invested heavily in electric cars and they will need somewhere to charge. (forbes.com)
  • ChargePoint said new investors in the latest round include American Electric Power, Chevron Technology Ventures, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Daimler Trucks & Buses, and Quantum Energy Partners. (forbes.com)
  • Although the various levels of autonomous driving are now well-established, and the technology is well on its way, legislation still needs to be sorted out before you'll see a fully driverless car on the roads. (autotrader.co.uk)
  • Representative Frank Pallone said the phase-in period was essential so "millions of exempted cars will not hit our roads all at once. (reuters.com)
  • Global venture firm Eight Roads Ventures Europe (ERVE) announced that it was setting up a $375 million fund to invest in fast-growing tech companies in Israel and Europe. (nocamels.com)
  • Eight Roads said it has been investing in Israeli entrepreneurs for close to a decade, noting companies like AppsFlyer, a global leader in mobile marketing attribution, and Hibob, an emerging leader in human resources for small and medium enterprises. (nocamels.com)
  • cars and trucks roll along the roads, while bicycles and scooters jostle for space. (mckinsey.com)
  • The company does have carpooling options in San Francisco, Chicago and San Diego, and is announcing an expansion of shared rides in Washington D.C. and Boston this week, a Sidecar spokesperson says. (entrepreneur.com)
  • The chipmaker signed an agreement yesterday to acquire computer vision software company Itseez Inc. The 11-year-old San Francisco-based firm will become part of Intel's IoT Group (IOTG). (crm-daily.com)
  • Although the California rapper was skeptical when he first met the Montreal businessman, Mr. Nazel said he decided to join the company after testing out Sonomax's custom fit headphone system for himself in a San Francisco airport. (financialpost.com)
  • A tax on technology companies that could go before San Francisco voters in November is expected to generate $120 million annually. (sfexaminer.com)
  • The measure would impose a 1.5 percent surtax on tech companies' payroll within San Francisco, according to those involved in the discussions. (sfexaminer.com)
  • The company later said it was suspended its self-driving car tests in Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Toronto. (sky.com)
  • Although the various levels of autonomous driving are now well-established - Level 1 at its simplest, through to the currently theoretical (at least on the open road) Level 5 - today's most advanced machines are still hovering in the vicinity of Level 3, offering lots of assistance, but not taking full control. (autotrader.co.uk)
  • The technology giant is headquartered in Mountain View, and the company is road-testing its diminutive autonomous cars there. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Residents in neighborhoods such as River Park, Westlake and Gateway West often use auto transport services to move their exotic cars safely and avoid road damage. (consumeraffairs.com)
  • It also takes 10 times as much road space to move someone in a car as any other mode of transportation, according to Jeff Tumlin, director of strategy at Nelson/Nygaard. (cnn.com)
  • This week, the state Legislature is considering a bill that would set up rules for putting self-driving cars on the road. (kqed.org)
  • That hurdle, convincing the general public to hand their car keys over to a computerized chauffeur, may be bigger than the technological challenges that need to be solved before self-driving cars can hit the open road. (xconomy.com)
  • There is no shortage of announcements on the road to electrification, connectivity and autonomous driving. (just-auto.com)
  • I don't think you will be able to bring the technology existing elsewhere and just slap it into a car for an Indian road," Sharma says. (openthemagazine.com)
  • These autonomous cars won't get drunk or doze off, jump signals, get distracted with phones or have fits of road rage. (openthemagazine.com)
  • These feature "high automation," where the car can drive entirely on its own but not in certain conditions such as when the road surface is poor or the weather is bad. (singularityhub.com)
  • They serve more of a purpose than just lighting up the road ahead, too: if the car is under manual control, they turn white, while in autonomous mode they switch to blue, indicating status to other drivers. (slashgear.com)
  • Sept. 21 - A new era of autonomous driving may be drawing nearer following successful trials of the Safe Road Trains for the Environment (SARTRE) project, sponsored by the European Union. (reuters.com)
  • SOUNDBITE (English) VOLVO AUTONOMOUS DRIVE ENGINEER, STEFAN SOLYOM SAYING: "Okay now we are the third car and we are trying to join the road train. (reuters.com)
  • The cars communicate with each other via cameras, radar and laser sensors, forming road trains behind a lead vehicle operated by a professional driver. (reuters.com)
  • He maintains that the high cost and inefficiencies of owning a car and sitting in traffic, as well as the large numbers of road fatalities around the world, prove this. (nocamels.com)
  • If this is true, the result will be fewer self-driving cars on the road. (slate.com)
  • The Audi R8 is a brilliant car that put far more established supercars' noses out of joint when it was launched in 2007. (cnet.com)
  • From basic cars to supercars, Castrol has reached the highest levels of recognition and success while also maintaining the highest standards in environmental safety. (castrol.com)
  • My worries are not only financial, it's also that Apple may be doing harm to its car ambitions by fogging the project in its typical top secret, tighter-than-the- NSA secrecy. (financialpost.com)
  • Some Japanese companies have sought outside partners to further their ambitions, for instance SoftBank and Toyota. (medium.com)
  • In an example at the technology show , the two firms demonstrated the headrest working. (wired.co.uk)
  • This paper presents a framework that can be used to analyze the competitiveness of advanced technology durable goods manufacturing firms. (usitc.gov)
  • The ability of manufacturing firms to compete in advanced technology industries is increasingly driven by a broad range of competencies, some of which were only minor considerations a generation ago. (usitc.gov)
  • Modern technology-driven firms, however, also need to supply value-added services, provide effective cybersecurity, use advanced data analytics, and generate innovative products and processes in order to be competitive. (usitc.gov)
  • In order to assess the relative competitiveness of these advanced technology firms in relation to each other, it is helpful to have a comprehensive outline of the factors needed to compete in advanced technology industries. (usitc.gov)
  • This paper, therefore, provides a framework to analyze competition among advanced technology durable goods manufacturing firms, laying out the major factors that need to be considered in an analysis of firm competitiveness. (usitc.gov)
  • The framework in this paper is designed to assess the competitiveness of advanced technology firms, rather than advanced technology industries. (usitc.gov)
  • The authors also reviewed factors of competition that firms self-identified, including through a review of company financial reports. (usitc.gov)
  • Finally, the authors reviewed competitiveness factors identified for advanced technology industries and firms in U.S. International Trade Commission (Commission) studies. (usitc.gov)
  • The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework that applies to advanced technology durable goods manufacturing firms. (usitc.gov)
  • And it's not just automotive -- it's also relevant to the companies which will provide the infrastructure for the ecosystem, [they] need to come together with us ," he added. (cnn.com)
  • We are confident that with the right help the European ecosystem can systematically create $10bn+ global tech businesses. (nocamels.com)
  • These programs generally measure speeding, acceleration and harsh braking, along with mileage and the time of day you drive. (forbes.com)
  • How your driving habits affect your car insurance rates will depend on your insurer, but in a typical UBI plan, your driving habits are tracked over a certain period of time. (forbes.com)
  • It is time for the government to put in place a clear policy, time-frame and the necessary infrastructure to enable [companies] to be adequately prepared," he added. (cnn.com)
  • The economic need for autonomous trucks is huge due to the high cost and shortage of drivers, regulatory limits on driving time, and the fuel efficiency gained from convoys travelling close together in peloton formation. (xconomy.com)
  • For example, several busy domestic air routes, such as New York to Washington DC, Houston to Dallas and Los Angeles to San Diego, are more time-consuming by air than by car when including things such as travel to the airport, security checks and waiting times. (cdrinfo.com)
  • The scooter-share company Wheels, which rents sit-down scoots, has a new solution for those who don't just happen to carry one around all the time: a "smart helmet" that locks into the back of each scooter. (wired.com)
  • Americans spend much of their time sitting in two places: behind the wheel of their cars and in front of their computer screens. (kqed.org)
  • And the Council says summer driving tends to be more recreational, and not as purposeful as teens spend more time with friends instead of driving to school or work. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The driver could then flick on autonomous mode and watch the car do all the work, but easily grab a hold of the steering wheel if they want to take advantage of its sub-four-second, 0-60 mph acceleration time. (businessinsider.com)
  • The hydrogen economy dream was hitting a harsh reality -- namely that the technology was not quite ready for prime time. (triplepundit.com)
  • Time is money, is it cheaper to clone the hard drive to a new one or to troubleshoot the old one? (techrepublic.com)
  • Kia is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab's Affective Computing group to develop a system called READ, short for Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving. (digitaltrends.com)
  • At the same time, Degenhart spoke out against populism with regards to the topic of drive systems: "Populism just fuels emotions. (continental.com)
  • The 2014 Chevy Spark EV, to be unveiled at the LA Auto Show, is shaping up to be a very fast electric car, that will be the first to support the SAE DC Fast Charging system, which will give it a 20 minute recharge time. (torquenews.com)
  • Ahead of the LA Auto Show, GM is announcing details about the Spark EV , with today's announcement showing the Spark EV to have high performance, and to be the worlds first electric car to support the new SAE DC Fast Charging standard giving it a 20 minute recharge time. (torquenews.com)
  • At a meeting in Pittsburgh on Aug. 8, according to a person briefed on the event, Mr. Khosrowshahi did not address what he would do with the self-driving efforts but told employees there that it "is a big-time hardware manufacturing, software problem at scale. (abc15.com)
  • Latest in the German marque's F line of prototypes and proofs-of-concept, the F 015 is a luxury lounge on wheels, as Mercedes flirts not only with how cars of tomorrow might pilot themselves, but what those inside will do with the extra time they've suddenly had handed to them. (slashgear.com)
  • The car has to be running the whole time, so you may want to do this on your next long highway drive, unless you don't mind babysitting your car in the driveway or curbside for an hour. (technologyreview.com)
  • For a long time, Japanese companies have developed their technology in-house to protect their intellectual property. (medium.com)
  • I've come to realize that this emotional admixture reflects the countercurrents that the bow waves of these technologies are rocking all of us with: trends toward efficiency, instantaneity, networking, accessibility, and multiple simultaneous media streams, with consequences that include unemployment, cognitive and social inadequacy, isolation, distraction, and cognitive and emotional overload. (washingtonpost.com)
  • In this post, enjoy the top 10 tech trends of the past 12 months and why they are important to you. (singularityhub.com)
  • GM recalls one and a half million cars, Audi puts 62 speakers in a Q7, Nissan makes the Leaf noisy, and we check out the back of a Toyota Sienna minivan. (cnet.com)
  • Artificial intelligence has an unprecedented impact on every digital leader's ability to drive measurable results in moving consumers on the journey from brand discovery, to interest, to emotional connection, to action. (adobe.com)
  • Kia calls the system a world first, claiming it can analyze a person's emotional state through "bio-signal recognition technology" and artificial intelligence. (digitaltrends.com)
  • Volkswagen has invested in taxi-hailing app Gett and partnered with chip-maker Nvidia to develop an artificial intelligence co-pilot for its cars. (singularityhub.com)
  • Artificial intelligence technology is a convergence of various technologies, algorithms and approaches. (medium.com)