The human-machine interaction (HMI) story is ever-evolving, especially in the automotive industry. How drivers and passengers interact with their vehicle differs from just a few years ago, and it will be very different in the future.
Japanese electronics company Pioneer has big plans for electronics in autonomous vehicles. The firm has set up a dedicated new venture, Pioneer Smart Sensing Innovations, to concentrate on this specific marketplace.
Autonomous connected vehicles (ACVs) rely on intra-vehicle sensors such as camera and radar as well as inter-vehicle communication to operate effectively. This reliance on software exposes ACVs to cyberattacks, leading us to look into just how hackproof today's connected vehicles really are.
EHang has obtained an operational flight permit from Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Norway for long-term flight testing of its autonomous air taxi EHang 216. The company comments that this lays the foundation for the future of urban air mobility operations in other European countries as well.
Plenty of automakers have announced or shown off self-driving vehicles. But the majority of these companies are not creating their own self-driving hardware and software systems in-house; they’ve either acquired specialized firms to create these systems for them or are outsourcing the work to third parties. Some of the most respected leaders in this growing market segment are in the United States and Canada.
New transportation solutions come with opportunities such as more effective travel, lower costs, and improved passenger safety. But along with these benefits come a set of new challenges. This article looks at what the future of autonomous fleets may hold in various industries.
In 2015, Ofo was at the forefront of a booming new sharing industry, and their hook was shared bright yellow bicycles. Today, the company that was once valued at US$2 billion is all but defunct. What happened to the bike-sharing pioneer Ofo?
The coronavirus pandemic has had a notable impact on transportation. Lime's new project 'Lime Aids' aims to offer its scooters in select cities as an easy way for people to travel while social distancing. The company also offers free rides for healthcare professionals and law enforcement.