Hyundai upgrading Bluelink connected car services technology; Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation

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Hyundai Motor is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features. Connected Routing. The design of the speed camera feature (if legal in a certain country) has received a design overhaul.

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Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups

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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service effectively lost its frequencies in France following a legal battle waged by environmental groups. The post Elon Musk’s Starlink blocked by French court after legal battle with environmental groups appeared first on TESLARATI.

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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. No approval of the stockholders of ON Semiconductor is required in connection with the proposed transaction. Morrison & Foerster LLP served as legal advisor to ON Semiconductor. Connected vehicles

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Continental calls for market-based adaptation of the legal framework to support autonomous driving

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International automotive supplier Continental is calling for a market-based adaptation of the legal framework for automated driving. However, the necessary adjustments to the traffic regulatory framework must not fail to take into account the connection with these market dynamics. Initial success in this regard was seen with the recent modification of the Vienna Convention, which established the legal foundations for partially automated driving.

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Opinion: Will Self-Driving Cars Eventually Repossess Themselves?

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New Technology Raises New Legal Questions. Legal Considerations. Even if the technology existed for autonomous repossession to be possible, there would be a few legal considerations. Story by Martin Banks.

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Jaguar Land Rover opens new testing facility for electrical and radio interference

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Jaguar Land Rover has taken another step towards a new era of electrification and connectivity by opening a facility to test the next generation of vehicles for electrical and radio interference. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Market Background Testing Vehicle Manufacturers

SpaceX wins FCC approval to connect Starlink satellites to moving vehicles

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Eleven months after SpaceX submitted several applications, the FCC has given the company permission to connect moving vehicles to its constellation of Starlink internet satellites. The post SpaceX wins FCC approval to connect Starlink satellites to moving vehicles appeared first on TESLARATI.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus outlines roadmap for automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus is focusing on automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems. In this respect, the concept of platooning describes a convoy of connected trucks that partly run autonomously, with the driver of the lead vehicle determining the route and the speed. However, for autonomous driving to become reality on public roads, changes need to be made to the legal framework and the requisite infrastructure needs to be built.

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Continental showcases “Super Clean Electrified” connected, optimized 48V mild hybrid diesel; post-Eu6d

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An additional significant reduction in emissions is achieved with the help of connected Energy Management (cEM). The beauty of ‘connected Energy Management’ is that we can implement a more energy-efficient driving strategy simply by using an improved database. In other words we have resolved a classic conflict of objectives in diesel engine development, showing that a clean diesel engine with emissions well within the legal limits doesn’t have to consume more fuel.

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Uber App To Connect Riders And Drivers Now Legal In D.C., At Last

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Uber, a San Francisco-based startup company that provides on-demand private drivers to customers through its smartphone app, has had an especially bumpy ride since launching in Washington, D.C. in December 2011. But things are looking up now that the D.C. Council voted Tuesday to exempt Uber from the D.C. Taxicab Commission’s regulatory

UR:BAN research project gives mid-term update on advanced driver assistance systems, connected vehicles

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All these challenges are supported by studies of legal issues and effectiveness evaluation. Areas of effective application, legal issues. Comprehensive assessment of cognitive assistance systems for urban areas concerning potential, effectiveness, and legal requirements. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Urban mobility V2X Mid-term review in the UR:BAN research project. Click to enlarge.

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European Transport Ministers sign Amsterdam Declaration on steps for development and harmonization of connected, autonomous driving in Europe

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On 14 April, the transport ministers of all 28 EU member states signed the Amsterdam Declaration , laying down agreements on the steps necessary for the development of connected, autonomous driving technology in the EU. Connected and automated vehicles are already being tested on public roads and are gradually being introduced on the market for commercial use. Vehicles will also increasingly be connected with each other and the infrastructure through the exchange of data.

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Otonomo’s new self-serve platform and API deliver quick and secure access to aggregated car data

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Automotive data services platform provider Otonomo announced the release of its self-serve platform and API, which provide online access to real-time and historical aggregated connected car data—an industry first. Each day, Otonomo makes available more than four billion connected car data points from millions of cars in more than 70 countries. Now, in minutes, analysts, developers and project leaders can access and use rich connected car data.

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Chinese firm invests $27M with U of Michigan to advance autonomous vehicle research and development

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Frontt Capital Management Ltd, a Shenzhen-based investment firm focused on developing the intelligent vehicle industry in China, is making a $27-million investment to advance autonomous, connected vehicles and robotic technologies with the University of Michigan, along with industry and government partners. Driverless and connected vehicles could offer transportation modes there that save lives and operate with greater energy efficiency, said U-M Vice President for Research S.

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Ford, Vodafone testing tech that can automatically warn other drivers of accidents ahead, create corridor

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Ford and Vodafone are now testing connected vehicle technology that could alert drivers to an accident ahead moments after it has happened. But even in those countries where it is already a legal requirement for drivers to take this approach, many drivers still do not comply. Ford will also test further technologies at KoMoD that demonstrate the potential of connected vehicles. Connected vehicles

2018 177

Bridgestone to acquire TomTom’s telematics business for $1B in cash

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TomTom is the number one provider of digital fleet solutions in Europe, a marketplace with very diverse in legal, commercial and cultural requirements. TomTom’s digital fleet solution offers an industry leading data platform for connected vehicles enabling safer driving, improving productivity and optimizing uptime for personal and commercial mobility. Connected vehicles Mapping Telematics Tires

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JRC study explores impacts of Coordinated Automated Road Transport (C-ART)

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A new report by the EU’s Joint Research Center (JRC) explores how connected vehicles and intelligent systems could change transport and the (r)evolution these changes could bring to people’s lives. The “ Europe on the Move ” package adopted by the Commission in May 2017 highlights the potential of cooperative, connected and automated vehicles to reduce energy consumption and emissions from transport.

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Safer and Self-Driving Cars Now on Roads

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Several of these firms confirmed their progress at Silicon Valley Connected & Charged Symposium, hosted by software giant SAP. According to a new report from Navigant Research, worldwide revenue from connected vehicle systems is expected to grow from $96.3

Honda begins joint research with Boston University in information security for AI; secure MPC

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In a paper presented at the 2017 Theory and Practice of Multi-Party Computation Workshop (TPMPC’17) this past April, Dr. Bestavros and his colleagues wrote that: Secure multi-party computation (MPC) can possess substantial social value: it enables companies, government agencies, and other organizations to benefit from collective data aggregation and analysis in contexts where the raw data are encumbered by legal and corporate policy restrictions on data sharing.

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Rolls-Royce and VTT Technical Research Centre partner to develop remote and autonomous ships

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Funded by Tekes (Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation), AAWA brings together universities, ship designers, equipment manufacturers, and classification societies to explore the economic, social, legal, regulatory and technological factors which need to be addressed to make autonomous ships a reality. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Ports and Marine

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Volvo Car Corp. demonstrates autonomous driving in traffic jams; traffic jam assistance system ready for production in 2014

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But the legal situation for this technology still remains unclear. We want to address this by supporting efforts to legalize testing of autonomous systems as well as initiating a constructive co-operation with policymakers. Autonomous driving Connected vehiclesAs another step toward autonomous driving systems, Volvo Car Corporation is demonstrating a new traffic jam assistance system.

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Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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At CES, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced “Ford Smart Mobility”—a plan to use innovation to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data. In his CES talk, Fields said that rapidly advancing connectivity; software and sensor technology; and big data were the enablers behind the Smart Mobility projects—eight in North America, nine in Europe and Africa, seven in Asia and one in South America.

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Volkswagen Group invested €11.5B (US$12.9B) in R&D in 2014; ongoing focus on electromobility and digitalization of vehicles

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Winterkorn pointed out that thanks to sensor technology and connectivity, the Group already has the largest networked fleet in the world on the road, adding that the automaker also has the world’s largest low-CO 2 fleet, with the present lineup including 57 model variants that already meet the 95 gram/mile target. This means the Group is already well below the legal limit for 2015. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Market Background Research Sustainability Urban mobility

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New mobile phone app identifies driver phone use, enabling action to reduce distracted driving

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Studies have found that one in 20 traffic accidents involve a driver talking on a cell phone and that talking even while using a hands-free device carries as great a delay in reaction time as having a blood alcohol concentration of.08, the legal limit. The phone generates high-pitched beeps and transmits them to the car stereo over the Bluetooth connection. Connected vehicles SafetyIllustration of the logical flow in the system.

2012 278

Google’s technology campaign for autonomous driving

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This represented more of a future state since although the vehicle was capable of executing the actions to get Steve to and from the taco shop, there are still significant legal issues to be worked out before blind people can routinely drive cars autonomously. Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Researchby Bill Cooke.

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Volkswagen Group makes $300M strategic investment in on-demand mobility provider Gett

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A month ago, the Volkswagen Group announced plans to launch a legally independent company for the development of mobility services. Connected vehicles Mobility services Ridesharing Vehicle ManufacturersVolkswagen has made a US$300-million strategic investment in Gett (formerly GetTaxi), a global provider of ride-hailing services. Present in more than 60 cities worldwide, Gett is one of the faster-growing ride-hailing providers sprouting up in the mobility-on-demand area.

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Opel bringing Ampera with special nav system and Meriva EVs to iZEUS project on intelligent electric driving and recharging

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The connection between mobility and sustainable energy supply has always been of key importance to Opel, so much so that we offer our customers green-energy electricity contracts for the Ampera. The project foresees the ongoing development of accompanying legal frameworks, norms and standards established on the basis of political procedural recommendations. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Smart charging Smart Grid iZEUS Ampera. Click to enlarge.

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Mercedes-Benz receives world’s first internationally valid system approval for Level 3 conditionally automated driving

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Mercedes-Benz is the first automotive company to meet the demanding legal requirements of UN-R157 for a Level 3 system for conditionally automated driving. This is made available and updated via a backend connection.

NHTSA to move ahead with regulations for vehicle-to-vehicle communications for light vehicles

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The decision to move forward comes after years of dedicated research into the overwhelming safety benefits provided by a connected vehicle environment.” NHTSA will then begin working on a regulatory proposal that would require V2V devices in new vehicles in a future year, consistent with applicable legal requirements, Executive Orders, and guidance. Connected vehicles Safety V2X

2014 209

Twitter and Elon Musk head to court for $44bn buyout in trial starting Oct. 17

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Musk’s legal team pushed for the case to be held in April 2023 so it could gather evidence that Twitter’s spam/scam account population was higher than the 5 percent the company listed in recent SEC documents.

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Twitter urges shareholders to approve $44bn Musk buyout

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“Today, we filed a definitive proxy statement in connection with the Special Meeting of Stockholders to approve the proposed acquisition of Twitter by affiliates of Elon Musk. Elon Musk’s legal team calls out Twitter over alleged pretrial delays.

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Volkswagen Group’s new Future Tracks program targeting digitalization era in auto industry; “James 2025”

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The challenges we face here are the modernization of infrastructure, the clarification of legal aspects and the strengthening of Germany as an IT location. At CeBIT, Volkswagen Group IT is presenting the key topics Connected Car and Electro-Mobility in Hall 2. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems Electric (Battery) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) V2X Vehicle Manufacturers

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bp begins producing SAF by co-processing used cooking oil at Lingen refinery

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For the start of SAF production, bp built a new unloading point at the Lingen site, upgraded a tank for the storage of biogenic raw materials and connected it to the previously extensively maintained hydrocracker plant. Although this technology is made possible in the current EU legal framework, the products obtained in co-processing have not yet been approved in Germany to offset the greenhouse gas quota obligation and are therefore exported to other countries that allow crediting.

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Continental focusing on automated driving as key long-term technology strategy; receives approval to test automated vehicles on Nevada roads

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However, the time frame for development of this necessary safety architecture will not be the sole factor that determines the timing of market launch: Legislative bodies will take the major decisions as to when and how automated vehicles will be introduced onto the market, and the required legal framework still needs to be drawn up. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Safety Vehicle Systems

2012 258

Uber to acquire Postmates in $2.65B all-stock deal

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For restaurants and merchants, Postmates and Uber Eats will together offer more tools and technology to connect with a bigger consumer base more easily and cost-effectively. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz served as legal counsel to Uber. Morgan Securities LLC served as financial advisor and Latham & Watkins LLP as legal counsel to Postmates. Uber Technologies will acquire delivery service Postmates for approximately $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction.

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TC Energy seeking $15B in damages from US after revocation of Keystone XL Presidential Permit

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The Notice of Intent was filed with the US Department of State, Office of the Legal Adviser. The Keystone XL Pipeline would have connected the world’s third-largest oil reserve in western Canada to one of the world’s largest concentrations of oil refineries on the US Gulf Coast.

$90M UR:BAN research initiative presenting results on ADAS and traffic management for cities; intelligent vehicles

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All these challenges are supported by studies of legal issues and effectiveness evaluation. Autonomous driving Compressed Air Engines Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems Microprocessors and controls Safety Sensors Urban mobility V2X

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Mercedes-Benz previews next-generation intelligent safety and driver assistance systems; “sensor fusion”

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Legal considerations also mean there are no plans to introduce hands-free driving. If the camera fails to spot any road signs showing a speed limit or a speed limit is lifted, the legal speed limits based on the navigation data are shown instead, such as a maximum speed of 100 km/h on country roads in Germany or 50 km/h in built-up areas. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems SafetyMercedes-Benz “Intelligent Drive” systems. Click to enlarge.

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Nikola executes reverse merger with VectoIQ; now to be listed on NASDAQ; BEV and FCEV trucks

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Cash proceeds raised in connection with the transaction, which will primarily be used to fund operations, support growth and for other general corporate purposes, will be funded through a combination of VectoIQ’s cash in trust and a $525-million private placement of common stock at $10.00

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SARTRE project completes first successful on-road demo of multiple vehicle platooning

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At the workshop a number of non-technical challenges for road trains were discussed, such as legal regulations, product liability and driver acceptance of automated vehicles. Connected vehicles Fuel Efficiency Infrastructure Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Research SafetySARTRE multiple vehicle platoon on the test track. Click to enlarge.

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BMW unveils the production i3 in New York, London and Beijing; efficiency, dynamics and a supporting ecosystem of services

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The high-voltage system is designed to cope with accidents beyond the legal requirements, with the high-voltage battery including features that ensure its safe reaction even in situations such as this. To ensure maximum safety in a crash scenario, the high-voltage battery is disconnected from the high-voltage system and the connected components discharged when the passenger restraint systems are triggered. The production version of the i3. Click to enlarge.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcases new applications for eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport

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As with all eActros models, the safety equipment includes the external Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System in accordance with legal requirements; the fifth-generation Active Brake Assist with pedestrian detection; and the S1R turning assistant.

SpaceX appeals FCC decision to reverse $885.5M Starlink subsidies

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As the last few years have highlighted, it is critical to connect all Americans as quickly as possible, whether to enable kids to do their homework, empower parents to work from home, help doctors provide telehealth services, or assist first responders with emergency situations.

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