General Motors is Doubling its Super Cruise Hands-Free Driving Network to 400,000 Miles of Roads in North America
General Motors is expanding its Super Cruise network in North America by doubling the number of roads where drivers can activate the hand-free automated highway driving feature. The expanded network includes a combination of undivided and divided highway roads. GM is also adding the famed Pacific Coast Highway (Route 1) is California, which allows for hands-free driving along the scenic coast from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Eric Walz2022-09-09 10:30 PT
Tesla Vehicles Operating in Autopilot Mode Involved in 273 Crashes in Under a Year, the NHTSA Reports
Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released on Wednesday shows that Tesla vehicles operating in Autopilot have been involved in 273 crashes since last July. Of these crashes, 125 occurred in California. The number is much higher than previously reported and shows how far the nascent technology needs to advance to become safer than a human driver.
Eric Walz2022-07-22 08:30 PT
Nissan’s New Lidar-based Advanced Driver Assist Technology in Development Will Automatically Intervene to Avoid Collisions
Japan’s Nissan Motor Co is working on an advanced driver assist system (ADAS) that will significantly reduce the likelihood of a collision, the automaker announced on Monday. Nissan refers to its technology as “ground truth perception”. It works by fusing data from high-performance LIDAR sensors, as well as radar and cameras on the vehicle.
FutureCar Staff 2022-06-01 19:00 PT
Honda is Conducting a Pilot in Ohio on a New ‘Road Condition Monitoring System’ That Can Detect if Lane Markings Need Repair
Honda Research Institute USA (HRI-US) has developed a new road condition monitoring system that uses a vehicle's cameras and GPS coordinates to identify poor lane markings on highways that have faded or eroded away. This vehicle-generated road condition reporting system can help road operators monitor lane marking conditions in a more efficient and cost-effective way, according to Honda.
Eric Walz2022-01-21 09:00 PT
TomTom Launches ‘RoadCheck’, Which Allows Automaker’s to Decide Which Roads are Safer for Automated Driving
Navigation and mapping company TomTom has released an innovative new product for automakers called RoadCheck. The program allows automakers to decide where their vehicle can operate safely in autonomous mode using TomTom’s comprehensive map data.
FutureCar Staff 2020-10-10 15:30 PT
LG Develops ‘Invisible' Speaker Sound Technology That Could Revolutionize In-Vehicle Audio
Eric WalzDec 28, 2022 10:45 AM PT
Toyota's Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
FutureCar Staff Dec 25, 2022 12:50 PM PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT