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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Robert Siegel is joined by author Nicholas Carr for a look at the future of automation and automobiles. Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, warns against the rise of automation in our lives.
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Platooning for safety and efficiency - Truck News

Platooning for safety and efficiency - Truck News | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
DETROIT, Mich. — Okay, it was a bit unnerving. Riding shotgun at 100 km/h in a tractor-trailer a mere 13 meters behind a similar rig went against deeply ingrained highway survival instincts and simple common sense. The looming doors of…
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Building an Unhackable Autonomous Vehicle

Building an Unhackable Autonomous Vehicle | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
We should investigate the many ways hackers could disrupt self-driving cars before we begin deploying them.
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The connected car -- circa 1956

The connected car -- circa 1956 | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
It turns out that the dream of self-driving connected cars is an old one. Back in the 1950s, GM futurists envisioned a highway system that included a “Safety Autoway” that contained metallic strips embedded in the road. Those strips would be read by cameras and sensors on the road and be used to help control a car's speed and direction.
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MDOT partners with GM, Ford and the University of Michigan on country's largest deployment of connected vehicle and highway technologies

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Cameras on metro Detroit freeways will assist safety technology research

Cameras on metro Detroit freeways will assist safety technology research | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Southeast Michigan will lead the nation in drastically improving traffic safety and flow because of an expanded public-corporate project announced Sunday.
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Researchers Working to Bring Road Signs into Vehicles - News - TruckingInfo.com

Researchers Working to Bring Road Signs into Vehicles - News - TruckingInfo.com | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute are in the early stages of an idea to move stop and yield signs from the side of the road into the car itself, where a dashboard screen will automatically alert the driver of what actions to take, if any.
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Infiniti Q50 Active Lane Control - Selfdriving Car - YouTube

Hands Free Driving: Let's see how well the Active Lane Control works on the new Infiniti Q50S Hybrid. The interesting bit: The system doesn't turn off if you...
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Talking-Car Plans Advance as U.S. Says Lives to Be Saved

Talking-Car Plans Advance as U.S. Says Lives to Be Saved | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
The U.S. Transportation Department moved forward on writing rules that may mandate automakers’ use of talking-car technology, saying more than a thousand lives a year might be saved on the nation’s roadways.
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Insurance experts: Technology can cut a fleet's risk profile | Technology content from Fleet Owner

Insurance experts: Technology can cut a fleet's risk profile | Technology content from Fleet Owner | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
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How We Gave Sight to the Mercedes Robotic Car - IEEE Spectrum

How We Gave Sight to the Mercedes Robotic Car - IEEE Spectrum | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Radar is the key to Mercedes Benz’s autonomous car
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Automotive Tech.AD Detroit 2014

Automotive Tech.AD Detroit 2014 | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Autonomous Driving - The Future of ADAS 2014
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John Niles's curator insight, August 13, 2014 3:43 PM

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Google to test cars without a driver

Google to test cars without a driver | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Google plans to begin testing its new prototype of a self-driving car - which, unlike earlier models, doesn't require a back-up driver - at NASA's Ames Research Center, just a few miles from the tech company's headquarters, space agency officials said this week.
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Toyota Steers Away From Driverless Cars, Toward Safety-Enriched Cars

Toyota Steers Away From Driverless Cars, Toward Safety-Enriched Cars | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Toyota will add new safety features and driving assistance technologies to all of its cars by 2017.
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Building an Unhackable Autonomous Vehicle

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VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 concept | Motoroids.com

VIDEO: Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 concept | Motoroids.com | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025 video showcases the autonomous driving vehicle in action. Read ahead for all the details.
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Peterbilt unveils autonomous truck project | Technology content from Fleet Owner

Peterbilt unveils autonomous truck project | Technology content from Fleet Owner | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
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ITS International - Michigan to lead way on V2V and V2I system

ITS International - Michigan to lead way on V2V and V2I system | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
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Why self-driving trucks are redundant - Truck News

Why self-driving trucks are redundant - Truck News | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
With all the reports out of Germany in early July regarding Daimler’s self-driving trucks, I can’t help but throw in my own two cents on this topic as a full-time driver. We all know that the majority of collisions on…
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Continental Establishes New Intelligent Transportation Systems Business Unit: aftermarket News

Continental Establishes New Intelligent Transportation Systems Business Unit: aftermarket News | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Continental Establishes New Intelligent Transportation Systems Business Unit Company combines key strengths in Silicon Valley for pioneering work on networked transportation. Unit will be headed by Seval Oz, an expert in vehicle networking and automation, who previously worked on Google's self-driving car project.
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U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Begin Implementation of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology | National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati...

U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Begin Implementation of Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Technology | National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati... | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
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Building a driverless future: The next step in autonomous vehicles

Building a driverless future: The next step in autonomous vehicles | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
Once purely the preserve of science fiction, the driverless vehicle is increasingly a reality and there can be little doubt that it is coming to a street near you – and sooner than you might imagine.
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The Electric Vehicle Imperative for Cities | Climate Solutions

The Electric Vehicle Imperative for Cities | Climate Solutions | Automated, Connected, and Electric Vehicles | Scoop.it
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