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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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

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@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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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

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

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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.

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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.

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KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks. Connected vehicles

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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.

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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 94

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 99

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 72

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 99

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.

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Ohio State named first-year champion in 4-year EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

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EcoCAR—the latest US Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition sponsored by General Motors and MathWorks—challenges 12 North American universities to apply advanced propulsion systems, electrification, SAE Level 2 automation and vehicle connectivity to improve the energy efficiency of a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer, all while balancing factors such as emissions, safety and consumer acceptability.

2019 76

DHL launches its first regular fully-automated and intelligent urban drone delivery service

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Its high-performance features include vertical take-off and landing, high accuracy GPS and visual identification, smart flight path planning, fully-automated flight and real-time network connection and scheduling.

2019 138

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 99

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 85

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

2019 78

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 169

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 69

GM builds new electric architecture for EVs, self-driving cars

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As future cars go electric, self-driving, and more connected with the outside world, they're going to faster connectivity inside the vehicle. To that end, General Motors just introduced a new electronic platform for its vehicles that it says can carry 4.5

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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 103

DENSO to mass-produce alternators equipped with newly developed high-efficiency diodes

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An alternator is connected to the crankshaft of the engine via a pulley and belt, and generates electricity using engine torque. DENSO, with semi-conductor supplier Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.,

2019 103

Hyundai Motor Group introduces industry-first smartphone-based EV performance control technology; blockchain

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Blockchain Connected vehicles Electric (Battery Hyundai Motor Group has developed smartphone-EV pairing-based performance adjustment technology which allows users to customize primary functions through a smartphone application—an industry-first innovation.

2019 119

Solaris to supply electric buses to Paris

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A plug-in connection, through which the bus will connect to an external stationary charger will be used to top up the energy. Paris-based Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (RATP) has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach for the supply of the Solaris Urbino 8.9

2019 99

Audi opens 1.9 MWh battery storage unit on EUREF Campus in Berlin

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Connecting electric cars with renewable energies in an intelligent way can have a positive effect on the energy transition. It is connected to Berlin’s medium-voltage power grid with one megawatt of power, which corresponds to the average charging requirement of around 200 electric cars.

2019 93

Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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—Andre Hainzlmaier, head of Development of Apps, Connected Services and Smart City at Audi. The prerequisite is the “Audi connect Navigation & Infotainment” package and the optional “camera-based traffic sign recognition”. How quickly other cities are connected to this technology depends above all on whether data standards and interfaces get established and cities digitalize their traffic lights. From here, the information reaches the car via a fast Internet connection.

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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.

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Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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For optimal temperature control, its cooling loop is connected to both the coolant loop for the climate control system and the low-temperature cooling loop into which the electric motor and power electronics are also integrated. Market introduction begins in the third quarter of 2019.

2019 103

Audi of America expands Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA)

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Audi is committed to moving America in many ways, including through the development of industry-leading connectivity and mobility solutions. Connected vehicles V2X

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Nissan and DOCOMO test I2V technology using 5G in moving vehicle

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are putting Nissan’s Invisible-to-Visible technology through its field test in a moving vehicle, using DOCOMO’s fifth-generation mobile communications connectivity. I2V also connects drivers and passengers to the Metaverse, a virtual world where people can interact through avatars.

2019 114

Japan team evaluates battery-assisted low-cost hydrogen production from solar energy

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The team will also investigate the system feasibility of renewable power generation systems even under output suppression control or restriction to electricity power grid connection in order to demonstrate a proto-type system of the proposed system.

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Volvo Group collaborates with California stakeholders to showcase potential of connected vehicle technologies with a Volvo VNL

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The vision of a connected vehicle infrastructure test bed for Eco-Drive brought together two independent projects funded by the California Air Resources Board and the California Energy Commission. Connected vehicles Heavy-duty

2019 69

Audi offering 12V mild hybrid versions of new A4; 48V MHEV for S4 TDI diesel

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The 12-volt subsidiary electrical system is connected to the 48-volt main electrical system via a powerful DC/DC converter. The Audi A4 models and the S4 models with a TDI engine and sporty new look can be ordered in Europe from May 2019.

2019 103

UTokyo, Toyota, TRENDE to begin testing of blockchain-enabled P2P electricity system including PHEVs

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The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Toyota Motor Corporation, and TRENDE Inc.,

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Study finds ride-sharing companies biggest contributors to growing traffic congestion in San Francisco

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TNCs are on-demand ride services where rides are arranged through a mobile app to connect the passenger with a driver, often a private individual driving their personal vehicle.

Series hybrids were the next big thing 100 years ago: Are they any more likely today?

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As one of the technological wonders of its time, the Magnetic Tourer didn’t have any mechanical connection between its big 374-cubic-inch (6.1-liter) inline-6 engine and the.

2019 93

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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When the batteries are empty, employees remove the battery packs weighing up to two tons from the vehicles and connect them to a charging station for several hours. Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt.

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IHS Markit: more than 11.2M Vehicles will be equipped with V2X in 2024

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IHS Markit expects that production of light vehicles equipped with V2X systems will be just under 15,000 units in 2019 and will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 277.5 A major driving force for the implementation of enhanced connectivity in vehicles today is the demand for safer roads and the minimization of road fatalities. —Anna Buettner, connected car principal analyst at IHS Markit. More than 11.2

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Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH takes on three more eCitaro electric buses; two electric bus routes in Mannheim

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Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH began operating its first electric bus route in Heidelberg in January 2019. Operation of three new Mercedes?Benz Benz eCitaro buses ( earlier post ) run by Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (rnv) has begun, marking the launch of two electric bus routes in Mannheim.

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Porsche launches developer competition with Mission E Cross Turismo data

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The sports car manufacturer is launching the second open innovation competition for digital development together with Berlin-based connected car application programming interface (API) platform High Mobility. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

2019 111

BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3. As an additional model variant, the all-wheel drive BMW 530e xDrive Sedan will also be included in the program worldwide from July 2019 onwards.

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