Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

Green Car Congress

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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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. This is where informed trust contrasts with blind trust.

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

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Audi of America announced an expansion of Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA), another industry first in vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies from the brand.

2019 130

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

Green Car Reports

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

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@LATimes Continues To Bury Critical Climate Crisis & Normalize Criminal Behavior & Premeditated Murder As Paper’s Editors Too Weak To Inform & Protect Readers. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

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).

2018 119

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2015 82

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.

2018 73

Green light for Audi traffic information system

Green Cars News

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.

2014 65

Nissan LEAF US reservation information

Green Cars News

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 [.].

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 77

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). Concurrently, the existing smart G-BOOK telematics service for smartphones will be upgraded to allow private users access to Big Data Traffic Information Service content.

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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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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.

2014 121

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

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 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

First ever Nissan Leaf car fire a puzzle, no solid information known

National Green Transportation

On Wednesday a video was posted to YouTube showing a Nissan Leaf fully engulfed in fire. The video description claims it was taken in "North Texas" Over on the My Nissan Leaf forum a discussion says

2015 91

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 71

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 78

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.

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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.

2016 78

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.

2015 96

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 76

DOE issues Request for Information on hydrogen storage for onboard vehicle applications

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2016 78

Siemens equipping EV with new information and communications technology concept developed by RACE project

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Siemens will equipping an electric car with a completely redesigned information and communications technology (ICT). Armin Schnettler from Siemens’ central research department and Prof.

2014 102

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

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 78

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 85

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

2017 63

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

California online dashboard provides information about PEV buyers; importance of incentive funds, $130M from California paid out to date

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Relative importance of various information avenues while shopping for a vehicle. Survey results show the importance of incentives in PEV purchases. Click to enlarge.

2014 126

First ever Nissan Leaf car fire a puzzle, no solid information known

National Green Transportation

On Wednesday a video was posted to YouTube showing a Nissan Leaf fully engulfed in fire. The video description claims it was taken in "North Texas" Over on the My Nissan Leaf forum a discussion says

2015 67

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 77

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

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 71

Electrify America calls for comments, proposals and recommendations to inform $500M Cycle 2 of investments in ZEV infrastructure and education

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Electrify America, which is building a robust national charging network and increasing electric vehicle awareness across the United States ( earlier post ), has issued a call for comments, proposals and recommendations that provide guidance and data to help guide the company’s next set of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) investments in California and across the country.

2018 60

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 84

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 74

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.

2013 86

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 71

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.

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