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. Big Data Connected vehicles Security

NTSB picks mandatory collision avoidance and connected vehicle technologies as one of most wanted transportation safety improvements

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The National Transportation Safety Board has released its 2021 – 2022 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements; one of the 10 items in the list was “Require Collision Avoidance and Connected Vehicle Technologies on All Vehicles”. Connected-vehicle technologies allow vehicles to relay important safety information to each other to avoid crashes. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Market Background Regulations Safety

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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.

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

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Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading one-stop transportation platform, announced a new joint venture with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., 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. Transportation Brain comes online. Public transportation data resources and DiDi analytics are now connected.

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ABI Research forecasts 83M 5G C-V2X connected cars by 2035

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According to recent figures published by global tech advisory firm ABI Research, a total of 41 million 5G connected cars will already be on roads by 2030. That number will rise to 83 million 5G connected cars by 2035. We can then expect the first 5G connected cars on the roads in 2022.

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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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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

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

NREL releases comprehensive vision for deep decarbonization of transportation

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a comprehensive vision for deeply decarbonizing transportation. The transportation sector is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, accounting for about 28% of total carbon emissions.

NYC Connected Vehicle Pilot uses an innovative approach to verify location accuracy in the city’s urban canyons

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Location accuracy is a key requirement for the Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilots as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies are deployed in the field in larger quantities. Connected vehicles Mapping Sensors

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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.

DOE providing $200M over 5 years for EV, battery and connected vehicle projects

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $200 million in funding over the next five years for electric vehicles, batteries, and connected vehicles projects at DOE national labs and new DOE partnerships to support electric vehicles innovation. The $200 million in funding to national labs, subject to appropriations, seeks to make electric vehicle innovations in order to decarbonize the transportation sector. Batteries Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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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Velodyne Lidar partnering with U Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure

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is partnering with the University of Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure. Lidar-enhanced” roads can also communicate data to connected vehicles to support eco-drive and collision avoidance applications. Velodyne Lidar, Inc.

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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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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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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.

ADB approves $240M to help Kazakhstan modernize transport, improve connectivity

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $240.3-million loan to help Kazakhstan modernize its transport system. Improved transport connectivity will help increase trade links between Kazakhstan and the markets in East Asia, the Caspian Sea region, and further to Europe. It will also establish fast transportation links connecting Astana and Aktobe with the major oil and mineral–rich city of Atyrau, and the country’s only international commercial seaport in Aktau.

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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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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Anaheim Transportation Network receives $5M to further all-electric transit operation; partners with AMPLY Power

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The Anaheim Transportation Network (ATN) was awarded a $5-million grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator. ATN transports more than 9.5

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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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. For example, CAV technology could enable greater mobility for those who rely on transportation from others to access health care and routine appointments, such as the elderly and people with disabilities.

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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. Connected vehicle

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Next phase of THEA’s connected vehicle pilot brings together auto manufacturers and road operators

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Since September 2015, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) has been working with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) as a Connected Vehicle Pilot site. The next step in the Connected Vehicle space is to begin working with the auto industry manufacturers. HATCI) and Toyota Motor North America to deploy vehicles with connected vehicle technology already installed. Connected vehicles Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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FCA unveils Chrysler Portal concept: next-gen family transportation for Millenials; electric, semi-autonomous, connected, flexible

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FCA US unveiled the Chrysler Portal concept, an all-electric, semi-autonomous (SAE Level 3) interpretation of the “fifth generation” of family transportation focused toward the millennial generation. FCA is a leader in family transportation and it was essential that we fully explored the idea of what a vehicle could look like for this emerging generation. There are more than 20 available technologies designed to engage, inform and connect the driver and passengers.

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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, partners demo automated, connected vehicles on I-395

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The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, the Virginia Department of Transportation, and Transurban, which operates the express lanes, conducted a demonstration of automated, connected vehicles on a 10-mile stretch of I-395 for federal and state officials. Mark Warner, US Department of Transportation Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Greg Winfree, Virginia Tech President Timothy D.

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Savari selected as major V2X technology provider for USDOT’s connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa

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to equip the majority of vehicles with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) connected car technology for the USDOT connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa. Tampa becomes the first city to feature Savari’s innovative and life-saving connected car technology following the US Department of Transportation’s new rule for car-to-car communications. Additional DOT connected car deployments are scheduled for New York City and a portion of I-80 in Wyoming this year.

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Tevva and Vattenfall collaborate to develop zero-emission transport solution; electric with hydrogen range extender

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Electric truck company Tevva and Vattenfall signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the opportunity to provide a complete zero-emission transport solution for businesses looking to reduce the overall carbon impact of their operations.

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

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Blue Bird, Fulton Co. Schools join Audi, Applied Information on connected vehicle deployment to boost school bus and school zone safety

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The Fulton County School System, located in the Greater Atlanta Metropolitan Area, has also joined the deployment, lending its expertise in school transportation and infrastructure. Bus Connected vehicles SafetyBlue Bird Corp.,

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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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

2019 162

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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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.

USDOT advocates retaining transportation safety spectrum, announces first responder program

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The US Department of Transportation intends to invest up to $38 million for a multimodal First Responder Safety Technology Pilot Program. US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced the new program on 15 January at the 2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Gigahertz Safety Band of spectrum currently allocated for use in transportation systems. Connected vehicles Safety V2X

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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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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). By using this hardware, Toyota can provide various connected services to T-Connect subscribers through its proprietary Mobility Service Platform (MSPF), an information infrastructure developed by the company for Connected Cars. Connected Car Service using MSPF.

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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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Esri partners with Waze Connected Citizens Program to deliver open data-sharing options to governments

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Leading geographic information systems (GIS) company Esri is partnering with Waze, the free, crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, to make it easier for governments to begin building intelligent transportation systems in their communities. Governments already using the Esri ArcGIS platform can now quickly and easily exchange data through the Waze Connected Citizens Program , a free, two-way data share of publicly available traffic information.

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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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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. This is the case because the range of possible distances (and thus emissions) can be substantial even for connecting flights that do not vary greatly in terms of the total trip time. For trips involving connecting flights, an additional consideration involves the total trip time. by Michael Sivak.

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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. Connected vehicles Vehicle SystemsNavigation systems regularly update their maps and show directions using satellite data and drivers make phone calls while driving. However, new options need to be found for housing antennas in cars.

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KIT Researchers developing autonomous platooning electric bus system for public transport in Munich

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In platooning, vehicles are connected to each other via an “electronic tow bar”, and the platoon can thus be easily split and reconnected. Since the platoons can be split and connected as dictated by demand, we can provide a tailor-made service to our passengers.

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