Live trial of 5G connected car concept in Virginia

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The North American live trial was conducted on the Virginia Smart Road operated by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in Blacksburg, VA. The connected car concept uses this high-speed and edge computing technology to communicate with car sensors and pedestrian smartphones, via a user-authorized mobile app—about traffic hazards such as accidents and road construction—for pedestrian and in-vehicle driver safety and efficient navigation.

Geely subsidiary Geespace successfully launches first 9 satellites of planned 240; positioning and connectivity

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Rendering of Geely Future Mobility Constellation. Geespace’s terrestrial base station in Korla, China has reported that they have connected the first nine GeeSAT-1 satellites and which are all functioning correctly post launch.


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BMW i Ventures invests in Upstream Security to accelerate the development of connected vehicle cybersecurity solutions

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Upstream provides a cloud-based data management platform purpose-built for connected vehicles, delivering automotive cybersecurity and advanced data-driven applications. New technologies and tools are enabling OEMs to thwart future attacks, keeping their products and passengers safe.

Initial positive results of C-V2X connected school zone and buses pilot; now fine-tuning

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have completed a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) connected school zone and buses technology initial deployment ( earlier post ). Connected vehicles CV2X Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) SafetyAudi of America and partners Applied Information, Blue Bird, Fulton Co.

EV Connect introduces flexible EV charging solution designed for fleets

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EV Connect announced the general availability of its Fleet Charging Management Platform. The City of Porterville, California, located in the San Joaquin Valley is deploying EV charging to take advantage of its quick and convenient access to key transportation routes.

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Ricardo report supports vehicle to infrastructure connectivity deployment

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The report was commissioned by 5GAA, a global cross-industry consortium working to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services. —Denis Naberezhnykh, Ricardo’s transport technical director. Connected vehicles Market Background V2X

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Autotalks joins Connected Motorcycle Consortium

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Autotalks , an Israel-based fabless semiconductor company devoted to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications ( earlier post ), has joined the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC). Specifically, Autotalks and other CMC members will work together to enhance Cooperative-Intelligent Transportation Systems (C-ITS) applications in motorcycles in a way that will help minimize motorcycle accidents. Connected vehicles Safety V2X

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Gemalto and Faraday Future work together to deploy secure, connected vehicles

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Gemalto is providing the data security and encryption technology that will help protect the software that will power Faraday Future’s first intelligent electric car, and data collected from everyday use of its cars. Alongside connectivity, security has been a key issue in both development and deployment, especially given the complexity of the car itself. Car manufacturers must design for security, otherwise the promise of connected cars becomes vulnerable.

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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. trillion pounds of carbon attributable to urban transportation. —Matt Ginsberg, CEO and co-founder of Connected Signals.

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Long Beach, Mercedes-Benz partner to improve urban mobility through connected vehicle data

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The City of Long Beach, California has entered into a public-private partnership with Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, with support from Mercedes-Benz USA Urban Mobility Solutions, and Xtelligent to develop transportation technology systems that will improve urban transportation management and enhance liveability and environmental sustainability in and around the city. Connected vehicles Market Background

Virginia Tech Transportation Inst. investigating adaptive stop/yield traffic signs; part of connected vehicle research

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Researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) are in the early stages of investigating the development of adaptive stop and yield traffic signs. Alexandria Noble is spearheading the proof of concept adaptive stop-yield study with funding from the US Department of Transportation and under direction of her adviser and project manager, Thomas A. The project directly ties into the institute’s growing endeavor into connected-vehicle technology.

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Tech: 2022 Toyota Connected: Autono-MaaS and Cabin Awareness Concept

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The Future of Safety Technology. When used with an autonomous driving kit from another company, Autono-MaaS allows the combined technologies to autonomously drive a vehicle for public transportation or even in a Class 8 over-the-road semi hauling goods.

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Stellantis tests two new connected safety notification technologies in North America

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Stellantis is exploring two new connected safety notification technologies—Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Safety Cloud—in North America, giving drivers advanced notification warnings of potential hazards in their path. Greater connectivity speeds, improved hardware and expanded software expertise have opened new opportunities for Stellantis with safety systems being one of the many areas we focus on. Connected vehicles Safety Testing

GM sees connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-service fundamentally changing automotive industry

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Three emerging and converging factors—connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-a-service—will fundamentally change the automotive industry over the next few decades, according to Mike Abelson, GM’s VP of Strategy and Global Portfolio Planning. Automakers make most of their money by selling vehicles to individuals for personal transportation. I would ask you to think about the economic efficiency of our transportation system.

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Michigan, Cavnue to create corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles between Ann Arbor and Detroit

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an initiative to develop a first-of-its-kind corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) designed to improve transportation for communities in Southeast Michigan. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Market Background Policy

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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. A paper on the work is published in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. For example, connected vehicles provide high-frequency (e.g., In the future, we’re going to have more connected vehicles.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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In the race at Fuji Speedway, Toyota tried “using" hydrogen; in the race at Autopolis, Toyota tried to expand its options in the area of “producing” hydrogen; in the Suzuka race this time, Toyota is workingon the theme of “transporting” hydrogen. Transporting hydrogen from overseas.

Ricardo to use transport location data to improve air quality in global cities

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Ricardo has won a national competition to demonstrate the benefits that transport location data can have on urban air quality. These will provide transport authorities with recommendations to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

Ricardo wins UK funding to develop future electric trucks

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Ricardo has won two UK Government-backed innovation competitions to develop novel solutions for heavy-duty vehicles focusing on improving efficiency and performance and reducing the cost of future electric trucks.

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Teijin and AEV Robotics to co-develop lightweight automotive solutions for future transportation

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Teijin and AEV will use the first two years of this initiative to develop elemental technologies for future vehicles. The agreement is to create lightweight components and solutions for next-generation transportation to realize new forms for transportations in an aging society. In addition, the role of automobiles is evolving under the concept of mobility as a service (MaaS), which views transportation as a total service.

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ORNL study finds connected and automated vehicles can reduce fuel use by more than 40%

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To study the potential benefits of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory developed a simulation framework that analyzes the impact of partial market penetration of CAVs on fuel consumption, travel time and traffic flow in a merging on-ramp scenario under low, medium and heavy traffic volumes. Malikopoulos (2018) “ Impact of Partial Penetrations of Connected and Automated Vehicles on Fuel Consumption and Traffic Flow ”.

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School Transport Goes Electric

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Since 2010, EV Connect ’s path to expand and provide smart electric vehicle charging infrastructure has led them to branch out into numerous industries and sectors. One of EV Connect’s latest collaborations is with the Sunnyvale School District (SSD) in northern California.

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. Dutch transport minister Melanie Schultz.

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New #NEMA standard to enable coexistence of C-V2X & DSRC for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure

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A new National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standard will harmonize and could accelerate deployment of connected vehicle roadside infrastructure technology, according to a preview of the Standard presented at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia (ITSGA) Annual Meeting in Athens, GA. —Steve Griffith, NEMA Transportation Industry Director. Connected vehicles CV2X Standards V2X

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EC JRC report explores future of road transport; moving away from system centered on private car ownership

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The Joint Research Center (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, has released a report exploring the future of road transport, given the advent of automated, connected, low-carbon and shared mobility. Extract of transport technologies funded under Horizon 2020 (H2020). New transport technologies on their own won’t spontaneously make our lives better. Road freight transport is projected to increase by 33% by 2030 and 55% by 2050.

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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute receives University Transportation Center Tier 1 Grant; focus on connected vehicle technology

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The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) recently awarded $3.5 million to establish a multidisciplinary program of transportation research, education, and technology transfer for a Tier 1 University Transportation Center to be headquartered at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute. The centers will advance transportation technology and expertise in research, education, and technology transfer.

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U-M, Ford open robotics complex to accelerate future of advanced, more equitable robotics and mobility

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As Ford continues the most profound transformation in our history with electrification, connectivity and automation, advancing our collaboration with the University of Michigan will help us accelerate superior experiences for our customers while modernizing our business.

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Toyota to make “Connected Vehicles” its new standard in Japan; redesigned Crown and Corolla Sport as 1st-generation Connected Cars

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The future of just-in-time vehicle services and support has arrived in Japan in the form of two well-known Toyota vehicles—the Crown, the volume nameplate’s flagship passenger vehicle—and the Corolla Sport—the all-new hatchback version of the Corolla—launched just this year. Crown and Corolla Sport, as the first generation of “Connected Cars,” come standard with an on-board Data Communication Module (DCM) that links to a Controller Area Network (CAN).

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Michigan awards $285K to new mobility initiatives that improve roadway safety and sustainability, and customer service

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Bluecity, a company working to transform transportation infrastructure through the use of real-time, multimodal traffic data, aims to help cities achieve Vision Zero—a strategy to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries while increasing safe, healthy and equitable mobility.

The City of Porterville Partners with EV Connect to Deploy EV Charging

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With a community of more than 66,000 residents, Porterville has a small-scale transit system with nine fixed routes that serve as a central access point for travelers - providing transportation for approximately 600,000 passengers annually.

Researchers at TU Wien develop new antenna concept for connected cars; shark fin is too small

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Connected and communicating vehicles are now the norm. In the future, data exchange will play an even greater role in road transport, not least to improve road safety. It would also be possible to combine several antenna concepts in future cars. Connected vehicles Vehicle SystemsNavigation systems regularly update their maps and show directions using satellite data and drivers make phone calls while driving.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans launches “Startup adVANce” competition for partners for future transport solutions

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With “Startup adVANce”, a large-scale startup partnership challenge, Mercedes-Benz Vans is starting its search for intelligent solutions relating to the transport of goods and passengers. Individually adaptable passenger transport systems are playing an increasingly important role. And, not least, crowded roads in inner-city zones are presenting new challenges for the transport industry and, as a result, for the manufacturers of vans.

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Gainesville and Connected Signals delivering real-time traffic signal data to reduce red-light crashes and improve fuel efficiency

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In April 2017, the City of Gainesville, Florida began work on a pilot project with Connected Signals , Inc., a provider of real-time, predictive traffic signal information, as part of the University of Florida Transportation Institute’s I-STREET testbed. I-STREET was created in partnership with Florida Depart of Transportation’s (FDOT) Connected Vehicle Initiative to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies.

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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 research was conducted in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Transportation. Connected vehicles CV2X

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ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Freight transport will grow by a factor of 2.6. Any currently expected emissions reductions will be more than offset by the increased demand for transport, according to the analysis. Emissions would exceed transport’s carbon budget more than three times.

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Kawasaki, Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, and Yamaha partner on producing, transporting, and using carbon-neutral fuels, including hydrogen

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Specifically, to expand options for producing, transporting, and using fuel, the five companies intend to unite and pursue the three initiatives of: Participating in races using carbon-neutral fuels; Exploring the use of hydrogen engines in two-wheeled and other vehicles; and.

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ABI: 5G to be unifying connectivity technology for future cars; enabling V2X

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By 2025, 67 million automotive 5G vehicle subscriptions will be active—three million of which will be low latency connections mainly deployed in autonomous and driverless cars. V2X is a key requirement for the connected and autonomous vehicle of the future. For V2X to become a reality, the automotive and transportation industries must first expand the scope and relevance of 5G cellular connectivity.

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The Boring Company connects its newest Loop to Las Vegas Resorts World complex [Photos]


On June 30, Resorts World Las Vegas unveiled its underground station, connecting it to The Boring Company’s (TBC) Las Vegas Convention Center Loop (LVCC). We are proud to partner with The Boring Company on what we believe to be the future of travel,” Sibella said.

Mercedes-Benz unveils new Sprinter; focus on connectivity; electric drive in 2019; realizing adVANce

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As the first fully connected integral system solution, the third generation of the Sprinter demonstrates the development of the division from purely a vehicle manufacturer into a provider of complete transport and mobility solutions, the company said. With new connectivity services, electric drive and individual hardware solutions for the cargo space, the large van is intended to make customers’ business in a connected world significantly more efficient. Mercedes?Benz

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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. Transport is a major cause of pollution in cities and the only major sector in the EU where greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are still rising. In particular, road transport accounts for more than 70% of all transport GHG emissions.

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Toyota to build prototype city of the future, powered by hydrogen fuel cells

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At CES, Toyota revealed plans to build a prototype “city” of the future on a 175-acre (0.71 Called the Woven City , it will be a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells. km 2 ) site at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan.

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Opinion: Enablers of disruption in transportation

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The car has also become a focal point for the development of innovative and entrepreneurial technologies, services and business models designed to enhance and evolve not only the basic efficiency of vehicles, but also the way in which they are used alone and as a part of a larger multi-modal transportation eco-system. For comparison, a Boeing Dreamliner 787 has about 15 million lines of code—about 10% of the amount expected in autonomous vehicles of the near future.

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EV Connect Supports the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

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The National Electric Vehicle Formula Program’s network connectivity standards will ensure that chargers can be remotely monitored to provide maximum uptime, and its interoperability standards offer the promise of a seamless customer experience.