Applied Information announces full C-V2X roadside and onboard units; upgrade to 5G, DSRC buy-back program

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Applied Information, Inc., —Bryan Mulligan, President of Applied Information. a leading provider of intelligent transportation infrastructure solutions, announced the availability of full Cellular Vehicle to Everything (C-V2X) Connected Vehicle Roadside Units (RSU) and Onboard Units (OBU) with an automatic upgrade to 5G NR when the technology becomes available.

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Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. With the Traffic Light Information function, drivers are more in control. In the US capital alone, about 1,000 intersections are linked to the Traffic Light Information function. From here, the information reaches the car via a fast Internet connection. In future, V2I technologies such as Traffic Light Information will also facilitate automated driving.

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Quantum Information Edge alliance launches to accelerate quantum computing R&D

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A nationwide alliance of national labs, universities, and industry launched in December to advance the frontiers of quantum computing systems designed to solve urgent scientific challenges and maintain US leadership in next-generation information technology. The Quantum Information Edge strategic alliance is led by t Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Sandia National Laboratories.

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DOE issues request for information on materials that withstand harsh environments

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a request for information (RFI) about advances in components, systems, and products that can withstand harsh environments and extended service lifetimes. ( Responses to this RFI will inform research and development portfolio planning for materials and manufacturing process technologies that support energy savings and cost reduction goals.

2020 69

Mercedes-Benz researching “informed trust” of autonomous vehicles

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Mercedes-Benz is conducting research into this “informed trust” with the help of the “cooperative car”. Turquoise lights on the roof indicate autonomous driving mode, and provide information on what happens next. The cooperative S-Class also informs its surroundings that it is about to go into operation while it is still at the side of the road. 360-degree light signalling is particularly important when it comes to keeping pedestrians informed.

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Audi, Applied Information & Temple launch C-V2X school safety development program; Audi e-tron equipped with prototype tech

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Audi of America, Applied Information, and Temple, Inc., Applied Information plans to supply the school bus OBU and school beacon RSUs, which Temple will deploy. The signals help optimize green light timing and traffic flow as well as Traffic Light Information equipped in many Audi vehicles currently on sale. are collaborating to develop two future connected vehicle applications that can help improve safety in school zones and around school buses when children are present.

2020 69

Musk: Tesla will introduce Autopilot-informed insurance product next month

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Over the first quarter of the year, Tesla reported a much higher-than-anticipated loss and revenue below what analysts had been expecting—tangled up in logistical delivery issues in Europe, import issues in Shanghai and Beijing and finally, book-ended by a flurry of deliveries in Europe and China in the last 10 days of the quarter. Insurance Elon Musk Autonomous cars Tesla Autopilot

2019 75

Pirelli developing tires to use 5G to send information about road surface conditions

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Pirelli has developed intelligent tires that use the 5G network to transmit information regarding the road surface. This information will enable the car to adapt its control and driving assistance systems, greatly improving the level of safety, comfort and performance. In addition, it will provide the same information to other cars and the infrastructure. In Turin, the company presented the “World-first 5G enhanced ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) services” use case.

2019 73

Update to Azure Dynamics DMOC Information

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I've been receiving several requests this past year for the FTP site that contains the information on the Azure Dynamic DMOC445 controller. I just received word from Azure Dynamics that they posted all this relevant information online here: [link] drive/TractionMotorswithDigitalMotorControllers.htm Have a great Holiday Season!

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Volkswagen acquiring 75.1% majority stake in WirelessCar from Volvo Information Technology AB

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The Volkswagen Group is acquiring a 75.1% majority stake in the Swedish telematics specialist WirelessCar from Volvo with a view to making further advances in fleet connectivity. The sales price amounts to SEK 1.1 billion (US$122 million). Completion of the transaction is expected in the first half of 2019 and is subject to approval from antitrust authorities. WirelessCar registered in Gothenburg was founded in 1999 and has been a wholly-owned subsidiary by Volvo since 2007.

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More Informed Car Buyers Don't Need Salesmen, But 'Facilitators'

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Car buyers today have far more information than they did just 15 years ago, and they're using it. They can find some information on dealer invoice prices--though not necessarily all the various incentives that particular dealer may have. Google says that three-quarters of all auto shoppers now do hours of research before they ever visit a dealer.

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Volkswagen tests AI-informed design process to cut weight—and flaunt it

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Electric vehicle makers face a weight dilemma. Shoppers want more range, and each extra kilowatt-hour of lithium-ion battery-pack capacity adds as much weight as carrying 2 or 3 gallons of extra gasoline around all the time. Yet the more a vehicle weighs, the more energy it takes to move it and its occupants from place to place. Without the extra

2019 78

BMW offering Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI)

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BMW is offering an advanced traffic information system that gives fast, accurate and reliable data about road conditions. Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) is an enhanced BMW ConnectedDrive feature that is available on new BMW models and comes at no additional cost when customers order the BMW Professional navigation system and Bluetooth telephone preparation with telematics. Real-Time Traffic Information.

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2016 Toyota Prius: Some Model And Trim Level Information Revealed

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The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid has made its world debuts and should arrive at U.S. dealers starting around January. But specific details have been surprisingly sparse. Yesterday, Toyota released a few specifications at an event in Japan. Now, we've learned more about the car's different trim levels and paint colors. DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius: A. Fuel Economy

2015 79

UK LowCVP calls for closer integration of life-cycle assessment to inform technology choices in automotive sector

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Consequently, the UK’s Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) is calling for the development and introduction of a life-cycle CO 2 metric to better inform policy. As electric vehicles start to become mainstream and the contribution of renewable energy to the electricity grid grows, by 2030 more than 70% of CO 2 emissions from typical new road vehicles could arise during the production—rather than use—phase of the life cycle of a typical vehicle.

2019 75

Ford and PlugShare partner on real-time charging station information

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Ford is partnering with PlugShare, an aggregator of public charge stations, to provide real-time charge station information to drivers of Ford’s plug-in vehicles. In addition to aggregating publicly available lists of charging stations from a variety of sources, PlugShare incorporates crowd-sourced information from users to provide the most comprehensive dataset available.

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DOE releases request for information on multi-sector uses of hydrogen; H2@Scale

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At the H2@ Scale project ( earlier post ) kickoff meeting in Chicago, EERE’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Steven Chalk announced the release of a request for information (RFI) soliciting stakeholder feedback on opportunities to enable high volume production and multi-sector use of hydrogen.

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Audi launches Traffic Light Information V2I service in the US starting in Las Vegas

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Audi is the first manufacturer to launch Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the US, with the deployment of Traffic Light Information in select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and allroad models in Las Vegas. The launch of this technology is another in a long list of firsts for Audi that have positioned us as the industry leader in connectivity solutions V2I applications and services like Traffic Light Information are essential components as we continue to move toward an autonomous future.

DOE issues Request for Information on hydrogen infrastructure RD&D

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has issued a request for information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001626 ) to obtain feedback from stakeholders regarding deployment of hydrogen fueling stations, delivery infrastructure, and barriers and activities to pursue in both the near and longer term.

2016 60

DOE requests information on biofuels & bioproducts process pilot verification capabilities

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The purpose of this request for information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001526 ) is to develop a comprehensive list of locations that exist as (or are willing to act as) pilot- or process development-scale multi-user facilities for biofuels and bio-based products, chemicals, and intermediates, including synthesis gas, cellulosic sugars, bio-oil, hydrogen, biogas, and methane.

2016 60

Volkswagen Dynamic Road Sign Display delivers current speed limit information in real time

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The driver is provided with up-to-date information. To make sure that the information is as accurate as possible, the on-board computer compares three sources: traffic signs detected by the camera; information from the navigation device; and current vehicle data.

2016 73

Suzuki and Toyota to explore business partnership; environment, safety, and information technology

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On the other hand, although Toyota has been working on R&D in the environment, safety, and information technology fields, Toyota is conscious of the fact that it may be behind competitors in North America and Europe when it comes to the establishment of standardizations and partnership with other companies. Technical competition, such as in the area of information technologies, has been changing drastically at an unprecedented speed.

2016 78

Nissan LEAF US reservation information

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Yesterday we told you when the Nissan LEAF would come to the UK (see article) and today we have further information on its US debut. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Nissan LEAF US Nissan LEAF information US Nissan LEAF pricing information US Nissan LEAF release date Nissan North America will begin taking reservations for the all-electric car on April 20. Customers simply need to put down a fully refundable $99 to kick off the reservation process, which [.].

Toyota to launch new “Big Data Traffic Information Service” in Japan

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T-Probe traffic information (Traffic congestion status shown with color coding). Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) had developed and will launch in Japan the “Big Data Traffic Information Service”, a new traffic-information service utilizing “big data” including vehicle locations and speeds, road conditions, and other parameters collected and stored via telematics services. Main features of Big Data Traffic Information Service.

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Audi says traffic light information system production ready; potential for 15% reduction in CO2 emissions

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Audi says that its Online traffic light information system, demonstrated in an Audi A6 as part of a technology display at the Consumer Electronics Show in January in Las Vegas, is production ready and could be fitted to every Audi model in the range subject to the necessary government legislation. Audi Online traffic light information could reduce CO 2 emissions by up to 15%, the company says.

2014 94

Audi begins providing individual customer information on vehicles affected by emissions testing cheat

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Audi customers will be informed in the coming weeks and months about how their cars will be retrofitted. Audi has implemented a feature on its national Audi websites that will allow a customer to enter his or her Audi’s VIN number to determine whether or not that particular Audi has the software defeat device for emissions testing. The functionality is now available in Germany on www.audi.de ; Audi will roll it out in the coming week to its other worldwide markets.

2015 79

DOE issues request for information on gas clean-up for fuel cell applications

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has issued a request for information ( DE-FOA-0001331 ) to obtain feedback and opinions from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on the report findings from the Gas Clean-up for Fuel Cell Applications Workshop.

2015 87

Advocacy group takes electric cars to Capitol Hill to inform lawmakers

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The best way to change perceptions about electric cars is to put novices in the driver's seat—quite literally in this sense. The advocacy group Plug In America went to Capitol Hill recently, with a barrage of plug-in electric and pure battery electric vehicles, in an effort to educate lawmakers on their importance. Hundreds of senate. Politics Washington, D.C. congress Electric Car plug-in cars Plug-in America

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Porsche Communication Management in Europe now features real-time traffic information

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The real-time traffic information gives drivers a constant overview of the current traffic volume in their vicinity, at their destination and along the route entered in the navigation menu. Beginning in September, all new vehicles with Porsche Communication Management (PCM 3.1) and the option “online services”—now available free of charge in Europe—can be connected with a smartphone and access a new real-time new traffic service without any additional charge.

2015 78

BMW introducing On-Street Parking Information service this year; connected vehicles and predictive algorithms

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The BMW Group will introduce its new On-Street Parking Information service—which enables users to track down a free parking space more quickly in urban areas—in future BMW production models, initially in Germany and the USA from the end of 2016. On-Street Parking Information is a new navigation service from the BMW Group that uses intelligent algorithms as the basis for detecting vacant on-street parking spaces.

2016 65

Toyota displaying information-hub vehicle concept at Tokyo Motor Show

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This allows the entire vehicle to function as a terminal for displaying messages or other information. Content such as navigation information is blended into the interior through the use of augmented reality. The vehicle’s “navigation concierge” can provide the passengers with driving information and guidance through a vocal interface. Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) will display the Fun-Vii (Vehicle, interactive, Internet) concept vehicle at the 42 nd Tokyo Motor Show 2011.

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

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In order to enable AI to cooperate with people, personal information about the users must be collected and analyzed. This information must be protected. To accelerate its research in the area of information security, Honda has chosen the Rafik B. Honda Research Institute (HRI), a Honda R&D subsidiary, and Boston University have agreed to begin joint research in the area of data security and privacy for artificial intelligence (AI) research.

2017 60

SkyBitz and PSI collaborate to deliver integrated trailer tire pressure and location information for fleets

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SkyBitz, a provider of remote asset tracking and information management solutions, and PSI, a leading provider of automatic tire inflation systems, announced a strategic collaboration resulting in an integrated trailer solution. Joint customers will be provided with integrated tire inflation data alongside asset information for managing their fleets.

2015 73

NHTSA issues formal request for detailed information from Tesla on Model S battery pack

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a formal—and legally enforceable—request for detailed information from Tesla Motors for the agency’s preliminary investigation into the battery pack of the Model S in the wake of two vehicle fires caused by impact with road debris. In investigating these incidents, the KBA reviewed Tesla’s responses to their inquiries, as well as other information.

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Audi introducing first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service: Traffic light information system

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Traffic light information, an Audi connect PRIME feature, enables the car to communicate with the infrastructure in select cities and metropolitan areas across the US. The car receives real-time signal information from the advanced traffic management system that monitors traffic lights.

2016 60

California ARB holding informational meeting on feasibility of measuring LEV III PM mass standards

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The meeting is informational only, with no Board action anticipated. The California Air Resources Board (ARB) will conduct a public meeting on 22 October to hear an update from ARB staff on the feasibility of measurement of LEV III particulate matter (PM) standards. PM emissions from light- and medium-duty vehicles are regulated by California’s Low-Emission Vehicle (LEV) regulations.

2015 75

DOE issues request for information for Grand Challenges in Subsurface Engineering

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information for Grand Challenges in Subsurface Engineering ( DE-FOA-0001135 ). Data telemetry methods for transmission of downhole information to the surface continuously, over long time durations (years). Naturally-occurring seismicity is a phenomenon common on plate margins and in regions of intra-plate strain accumulation, and provides critical information about the structure, composition and behavior of the subsurface.

2014 85

DOE issues Request for Information on aggregating purchases of alternative fuel vehicles

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information ( DE-FOA-0001312 ) to solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues related to purchasing/procurement processes designed to coordinate and consolidate bulk alternative fuel vehicle (AFV), advanced vehicle orders, and vehicle subsystems.

2015 76

DOE issues Request for Information on financing strategies for light-duty H2 fueling infrastructure

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) ( DE-FOA-0001055 ) for light-duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) fueling infrastructure financing strategies within the context of an early market introduction. In this RFI, the FCT Office requests information on best financing practices of the business community deemed to be applicable in similar financial undertakings.

2013 92

Volvo Cars providing 1,000 test vehicles for Scandinavian cloud-based project for sharing road surface information

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Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration are collaborating on a development and demonstration project to enable cars to share information through a cloud-based network about conditions that relate to road friction (such as icy patches). The Road Surface Information (RSI) system combines the latest generation of climate models, advanced analysis of vehicle data and a detailed statistical analysis of road sections.

2015 73

NIRA Dynamics, InfoCar expand availability of Road Surface Information software with OBD plug-in

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Sweden-based NIRA Dynamics, a software company developing sensor-fusion-based systems for different vehicle applications, is rolling out its Road Surface Information (RSI) software more broadly, in partnership with InfoCar AB. Road Surface Information (RSI) by NIRA continuously monitors the quality and tire grip level of the road surface—without stereo cameras, adaptive suspension or other expensive sensors.

2016 60

Ford 2017 trends report: disruption the status quo, “never more difficult” to find objective information

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At a time in which truthfulness tends to be subjective, two-thirds of adults say it never has been harder to find objective, fact-based information, while just 55% say what they put on social media is what they really think. Key findings from this year’s report include: With a heightened focus on truth and transparency, roughly two-thirds of adults worldwide say it has never been more difficult to find information that is objective.

2016 60

Green light for Audi traffic information system

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Revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show back in January, Audi''s online traffic light information system is now production ready: and could soon be in every Audi model, based on government legislation. The system uses in-car internet to create a link between the car and the traffic light network i[.].

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