5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin. Connected mobility standards are no longer a vision for the future. Connected vehicles CV2X

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How to choose connecting flights to minimize environmental impact

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However, if a nonstop flight is not available, choosing the connecting flights with the shortest total distance flown can make a lot of difference. For trips involving connecting flights, an additional consideration involves the total trip time. by Michael Sivak.

2019 98

@LATimes Let Us Connect The Trump-Russia Connection & Impacts Together #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Collusion corruption News Putin racism Russia Trump Truth & Reality Los Angeles Times

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Georgia Tech team simulates risks of hacked connected vehicles; stalling 20% of cars could gridlock Manhattan

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In their simulations of hacking internet-connected cars, the researchers found that randomly stalling 20% of cars during rush hour would mean total traffic freeze. For example, if 40% of all cars on the road were connected, hacking half would suffice. Connected vehicles Security

2019 90

MTU researchers develop optimization model to fill in the gaps in connected vehicle data

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Researchers at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have developed a data-driven optimization modeling framework to reconstruct the location-duration-path choices for the missing observations from incomplete data from connected vehicles. For example, connected vehicles provide high-frequency (e.g., The proposed models reconstruct the missing location-duration-path choices for individual connected vehicles. —Zhao and Zhang (2019). Connected vehicles

2019 101

Mercedes-Benz EQC electric crossover makes US debut at CES 2019

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The first Mercedes-Benz electric vehicle from the EQ brand made its US premiere at CES 2019 in Las Vegas. EQ also offers comprehensive services with Mercedes me connect, which makes electric mobility convenient and suitable for everyday driving.

2019 151

Pecan Street launches Texas’ first grid-connected vehicle-to-grid research and testing center

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Pecan Street estimates that each electric vehicle connected to this kind of dispatchable system could power a home for two to five hours or power up to five homes for about an hour each. Austin, Texas-based energy research organization Pecan Street Inc.

2019 147

Hyundai Mobis, KT collaborating to develop connected vehicle systems using 5G and C-V2X

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have launched 5G communication in the Hyundai Mobis proving ground in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, and have begun to collaborate to develop connected vehicle technology by actively utilizing this network. 5G Autonomous driving Connected vehicles CV2XHyundai Mobis and KT Corp.

2019 110

ZF unveiling robo-taxi at CES 2019; ProAI RoboThink controller

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At CES 2019, ZF will unveil a steering-wheel- and pedal-free robo-taxi to show how its technologies enable new forms of urban mobility. Users can hail the taxi using their smartphone or tablet; the robo-taxi will maneuver autonomously to pick them up.

2019 120

Connected Signals launches cloud-based V2I systems

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Connected Signals, Inc. The company, a leading provider of predictive real-time traffic signal information, has developed a proprietary vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology that is a cloud-based, centralized system connecting vehicles to traffic signals, and providing prioritization of buses, pedestrians, EMS vehicles, and others. —Matt Ginsberg, CEO and co-founder of Connected Signals. Connected vehicles V2X

2019 73

EV Connect and GM partner to enhance charging experience for Bolt EV drivers

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EV Connect has announced a collaboration with General Motors, through which EV Connect will help GM improve Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers’ charging experience with dynamic charge station data, including insights on station status. With 6,000 charge ports under contract through its EV Cloud, EV Connect is the largest open platform in the US. By collaborating with EV Connect, we are continuing our efforts to remove obstacles for drivers looking to charge their EV on the go.

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NVIDIA to lead European working group on highly connected automated vehicles

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NVIDIA will lead the European Association of Automotive Suppliers ( CLEPA ) working group on highly connected automated vehicles. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Europe StandardsThis group, which consists of European automotive suppliers, contributes to the development of new UNECE assessment methods for automated vehicles. In addition to CLEPA, NVIDIA also works with key international organizations formulating standards and regulations for automated vehicles.

2019 84

Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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However, this requires all large power generators and consumers to be connected in order to ensure intelligent control of power requirements. The devices are connected via a home energy management system (HEMS). Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Standards V2X

2019 100

ZTE and Deutsche Telekom develop second version of CarConnect smart adapter

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Car drivers connect the adapter as usual via the OBD2 port of their car. 10 devices can now connect to the hotspot at the same time—twice as many as the previous model. From October 2019, CarConnect will also be able to communicate easily with many smart home applications.

2019 100

Wyoming Connected Vehicle Pilot determines appropriate tractor-trailer antenna placement and equipment configuration; avoiding DSRC shadow

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The WYDOT (Wyoming Department of Transportation) Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot is focusing on improving safety and mobility by creating new ways to communicate road and travel information to commercial truck drivers and fleet managers along the 402 miles of Interstate 80 (I-80) in the State.

2019 96

Could moss-covered, data-connected park benches help clear city air?

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As countries from India to Ethiopia plant millions of trees to combat global warming, one German company has a much smaller idea. Berlin-based Green City Solutions plans to clean the air of local emissions from gasoline and diesel engines, by planting millions of tiny mossy trees in cities.

2019 88

This Is Going To Make It Hard To Reconcile

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After confirming that I wasn’t being catfished, I happily connected with my Cuz who is now ensconced in the land of 1000 lakes, Minnesota. She is a sweet and sensitive soul, so much so that she reached out to connect with my brother and sister after her father‘s passing.

2019 196

INFINITI unveils QX Inspiration EV concept at NAIAS 2019

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At NAIAS 2019, INFINITI unveiled the QX Inspiration midsize SUV concept, previewing the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. The cabin incorporates technologies to create a welcoming environment while assisting drivers and connecting occupants to the world around them.

2019 101

U Mich team uses windshield wipers on connected vehicles to produce high-accuracy rainfall maps

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Researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, have produced improved rainfall estimates by combining weather radar with windshield wiper observations from connected vehicles. Windshield wiper measurements from connected vehicles correct these uncertainties by providing precise information about the timing and location of rainfall. Connected vehicles

2019 86

Texas DOT to form connected and automated vehicle task force

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The Texas Department of Transportation is going to create a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force to become a central point for CAV advancement in Texas. We look forward to furthering these important efforts as connected and autonomous vehicles become reality. It will also build on legislation passed by the 85 th Legislature related to how connected and autonomous vehicles can operate in the Lone Star State. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles

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Didi Chuxing sets up JV with China EV maker BAIC-BJEV; next-gen connected car systems; Transportation Brain

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Ltd (JingJu) aims to combine the two companies’ strengths in new energy fleet operation and AI transportation solutions to develop next-generation connected-car systems. Public transportation data resources and DiDi analytics are now connected.

2019 101

BMW i Ventures invests in data wrangler Trifacta as part of $100M round

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Autonomous driving Big Data Connected vehicles Market BackgroundBMW i Ventures announced an investment in Trifacta , a leader in data wrangling.

2019 96

Ford, Autonomic, and Amazon Web Services collaborate to advance vehicle connectivity and mobility experiences

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Ford Motor Company and Autonomic have signed a multi-year, global agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will expand the availability of cloud connectivity services and connected car application development services for the transportation industry. Through this collaboration, Autonomic’s Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) will be powered by AWS to become the standard connected car solution for Ford vehicles. Connected vehicles

2019 74

Hyundai Motor partners with MDGo to enhance vehicle safety through AI accident analysis

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Hyundai Motor and MDGo will co-develop connected services that bring the worlds of health and automotive closer than ever. When paired with the company’s exploration of ‘connected mobility’ through connected vehicles, this innovation looks set to deliver a major leap forward in driver safety.

2019 140

Fort Worth buying four New Flyer electric buses for new zero-emission route

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The zero-emission buses (ZEBs) support a new route called The Dash, a zero-emission service connecting Downtown Fort Worth with its Cultural District and utilizing Trinity Metro’s first all- electric buses.

U Alabama study finds LTE C-V2N and DSRC connected vehicle latency approximately equivalent for infrastructure messages

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A side-by-side comparison of connected vehicle technology at 85 traffic signals in the Tuscaloosa, AL area showed that latency in delivering safety messages from roadside units (RSUs) to vehicles via dedicated short range radios (DSRC) and LTE cellular (C-V2N) was “approximately equivalent,” according to a study by the University of Alabama. The most reliable way to update the DSRC units is through direct ethernet connection and one must be physically at the pole to update the unit.

2019 70

U-M study: Induced driving miles could overwhelm potential energy-saving benefits of connected, self-driving cars

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The benefits of connected, self-driving cars (CAVs) will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide, according to a new University of Michigan study.

2019 101

U of Michigan researchers map steel flow in US; suggest yield improvements focus on sheet metal forming in car industry

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They modeled the steel flow is modeled as a series of connected nodes representing major steel processing technologies (e.g., Cooper (2019) “Mapping the Annual Flow of Steel in the United States” Environmental Science & Technology doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01016.

2019 101

BYTON shows interior of M-Byte SUV production model at CES 2019

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BYTON revealed more about the interior of its first production model, the M-Byte SUV ( earlier post ), at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019 in Las Vegas. BYTON users will have access to BYTON Life, an open digital ecosystem that connects applications, data, and smart devices.

2019 105

ON Semiconductor to acquire Quantenna Communications; connectivity applications for industrial and automotive markets

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The acquisition significantly enhances ON Semiconductor’s connectivity portfolio and expertise in power management and Bluetooth technologies with the addition of Quantenna’s Wi-Fi technology and software capabilities. The transaction has been approved by ON Semiconductor’s and Quantenna’s boards of directors and is expected to close in the second half of 2019. No approval of the stockholders of ON Semiconductor is required in connection with the proposed transaction.

2019 70

DENSO and BlackBerry launch integrated automobile HMI platform

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The technology, named DENSO ‘Harmony Core’ will be available first in the United States from Autumn 2019 in the all-new 2020 SUBARU Legacy and Outback (US model). From September 2019, automobile manufacturers around the world will sequentially launch new car models with the integrated HMI.

2019 106

Valeo to demo telematics platform equipped with Autotalks’ V2X at CES 2019; switching between DSRC and C-V2X

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Valeo and Autotalks, a leader in V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, will display global V2X capabilities integrated in a telematics platform at the upcoming CES 2019. —Laurent Zimmermann, Vice President Connected Car Product Group at Valeo. Connected vehicles V2XV2X technology can significantly increase safety by extending the perception of the car for better anticipation of the potential road dangers.

2019 84

GM unveils digital vehicle platform; 4.5 TB/h; installed on new Cadillac CT5, rollout to most GM vehicles globally by 2023

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General Motors President Mark Reuss unveiled the company’s all-new electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs, active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.

2019 131

Mercedes-Benz opens new testing facility for electromagnetic compatibility and antenna systems

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Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) is a key prerequisite for connectivity, autonomous driving, shared vehicles, and electric drivetrains. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

2019 125

World’s largest electric ferry completes maiden voyage; 4.3MWh Leclanché battery system

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The world’s largest all-electric ferry, named E-ferry Ellen , made its first commercial trip on 15 August, connecting the ports of Søby and Fynshav, on the islands of Aerø and Als, in southern Denmark.

2019 150

Toyota updates Sora fuel cell bus

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New features include: ITS Connect Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communication System (DSSS, Driving Safety Support Systems). ITS Connect Vehicle-Convoy Information Service. ITS Connect Communicating Radar Cruise Control.

2019 106

How men and women differ in their travel patterns

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Average hours spent traveling per day by activity for persons who traveled in connection with the activity. Men are more likely than women to travel in connection with work (39.5% by Michael Sivak. In this analysis I examined gender differences in travel patterns.

2019 101

When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

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Because people did NOT speak out when they saw suspicious, dangerous and threatening behavior, we did not connect the dots or see what was coming ahead of time – except for that infamous memo, “ Bin Laden Determined To Strike in US.”.

2019 173

Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure; counters conventional wisdom

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There, they lose their electrical connection to the anode, becoming inactive lithium that can no longer be cycled through the battery.

2019 134

Continental to begin series production of new integrated electric axle drive this year

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Continental is presenting its third generation of electric powertrains at the IAA 2019, with the new, very high-performance, light and compact axle drive set to take to the roads in various electric models from several Chinese and European manufacturers later this year.

2019 149

2020 Toyota Prius: Up to 56 MPG, now with CarPlay and Alexa for all grades

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In addition to these connected features, the 2020 Prius gets a new standard 7.0-inch touchscreen on its L Eco, LE and XLE trims, and Toyota's advanced driver

2019 92

Argonne team developing MaLTESE for onboard realtime adaptive learning and controls

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—Aithal and Balaprakash (2019). The research team’s findings were presented at the ISC High Performance conference held in Frankfurt, Germany, in June 2019. MaLTESE could lead to a rapid paradigm shift in the use of HPC in the design and optimization and real-time control of automotive-features with far-reaching implications for autonomous and connected vehicles.

2019 90

Freudenberg developing new generation of conductive seals for high power density in electric powertrains

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is developing a new generation of conductive seals designed to ensure a durable electrical connection between housings and shafts while preventing bearing damage caused by electricity and electromagnetic radiation.

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