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Manned Systems

Michigan to Start a Year-Long Autonomous Vehicle Trial This Week

Michigan residents will soon have the opportunity to hop in an electric self-driving autonomous vehicle (AV) and post about their experiences on social media. The Grand...

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Transportation

Peloton Develops a Level 4 Automated Platooning System, but Keeps the Driver in Charge

Peloton Technology Inc. is taking a novel (or maybe traditional) approach to vehicle automation by placing the driver in control. The company, which...

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Connectivity

MOBI Rolls out the First Blockchain-Enabled Vehicle Identity (VID) Mobility Standard

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) – a global nonprofit working to create standards in blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related...

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Software

With New Partnerships, OTSL Builds out 3D Real-Time Sensor Simulator Framework for Self-Driving Cars

OTSL Inc., a developer of short-distance wireless and embedded systems based in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, announced partnerships with...

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Connectivity

DENSO Boosts Its Mobility-As-A-Service and Connected Technologies with New Seattle R&D Lab

DENSO Corporation, the world's second largest mobility supplier, has opened a new research and development lab in Seattle focused on the development...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

Canada Will Establish a Cross-Country Electric Vehicle Charging Network

The government of Canada is investing $4.6 million in Petro-Canada, a division of Suncor Energy, for building 92 electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations in its...

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Software

Israeli Startup REE Reinvents the Wheel with a Modular Approach to Future EV Design

REE – an Israeli startup – has debuted a flat, modular platform for electric vehicles (EVs) which could fundamentally changes the way they are built....

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Unmanned Systems

Viziblezone Enables Vehicle-To-Pedestrian Collision Avoidance Through Technology Already in Our Cell Phones

Viziblezone Ltd.’s vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) solution to autonomous vehicles or “self-driving cars” is now capable of...

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Manned Systems

Local Motors Rolls out a New Autonomous Fleet Challenge to the Pacific Northwest

Local Motors by LM Industries Group, Inc. is launching a fleet challenge for its co-created, self-driving electric Olli shuttle in Washington and Oregon,...

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Unmanned Systems

Addressing Configuration Controls in an Era of Multiple Security Frameworks

We have entered the era of multiple security frameworks. Sometimes mandatory, often voluntary, security frameworks are created to provide federal and commercial...

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Manned Systems

Delivering on Autonomous Transport

“Data is the most efficient propellant.” This expression underpins the founding in 2016 of the Swedish startup Einride. Now, the fledgling tech company is partnering with well-established...

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Unmanned Systems

Now Available: SAE EDGE Research Report on Unsettled Topics in Automated Vehicle Test and Validation

SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, announces the availability of a new SAE EDGE™ Research Report, focused on unsettled...

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Software

The Rodney Dangerfield of Automated-Driving Sensors?

The emerging era of highly-automated driving comes courtesy of much-vaunted sensor technology—spinning lasers, penetrating radar and sonar blips. But the sensor that gets the least...

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Manned Systems

Fiat-Chrysler Will Deploy Aurora Self-Driving Technology on It Commercial Vehicles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. will begin integrating Aurora Innovation, Inc.’s autonomous driving Aurora Driver platform into its commercial vehicle...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Cepton Technology’s Newest Highspeed Lidar Sensor Can Spot a Tow Hitch on a Vehicle Traveling 50 Miles per Hour

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a San Jose, California-based 3D lidar developer, has added a line scanning lidar (light...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Wind River and Airbiquity Partner to Update Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Software Through Cloud-Based, Over-The-Air Technology

Wind River Systems, Inc. is partnering with Airbiquity, Inc. to develop a solution to proactively manage the...

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Manned Systems

Nikola Reveals Range of Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Battery-Electric Vehicles

On-highway Class 6-8 trucks are Nikola's main business and engineering focus, but the Arizona-based startup is expanding its product range to include powersports...

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Manned Systems

Rearview Cameras for CVs Edge Closer to Regulatory Approval

To borrow from a well-known automotive phrase, “Objects in mirror” aren’t really closer than they appear—because the mirror itself appears poised to become another relic...

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Manned Systems

Bullish on Biomethane

Hybrid and electric powertrains were omnipresent at bauma 2019 in Munich, with several OEMs and engine manufacturers showcasing electrified machines in near-production form. But CNH Industrial bucked that trend,...

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Software

Volvo CE Trials 5G Mobile Connectivity

For years Volvo Construction Equipment has operated wheel loaders via remote control in underground mining operations, first for very dedicated tasks and more recently increasing the flexibility and...

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Automotive

USPS Tests Autonomous Semi-Trailers for Long-Haul Mail Logistics

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has partnered with San Diego-based TuSimple, Inc. to test the feasibility of using self-driving trucks to haul mail-laden USPS...

Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

AI, Standards Are Transforming Military Boards and Modules

Artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to impact defense-industry surveillance and analysis systems, prompting a transformation in board and module designs. Suppliers of these...

Original Equipment
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

2019 Ram Chassis Cab: More Capability, More Driver-Assist Tech

The 2019 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cab commercial trucks herald class-leading capability in towing, payload, and Gross Combined Weight Ratings (GCWR). “We drove our...

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Energy

Freudenberg to Deliver Batteries, Fuel-Cell Stacks

Seals, gaskets, and O-rings are the unsung heroes of the industrial world, especially in commercial vehicles or mobile machinery. In a world dominated by news of autonomous vehicles...

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Motion Control

Deere Touts Software, AI Tech at CES

John Deere highlighted the growing role of digital controls, becoming the first off-highway equipment maker to bring ag equipment to the CES consumer electronics conference early in January. Deere’s...

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Communications

Industry Remains Unsettled on Vehicle Connectivity Standard

As autonomous vehicles inch closer to reality, a diverse range of companies and public entities are exploring ways to maximize their positive impact on traffic flows and...

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Communications

Over-The-Air Affair

Vehicle connectivity is no longer an option in a world where the Internet of Things (IoT) continuously casts a broader net on the number and types of devices that interact with each other and exchange data.

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Unmanned Systems

Volvo CE, Skanska Demonstrate Concept Electric Site

Volvo Construction Equipment and Swedish construction and mining company Skanska have recorded impressive initial results from an electric quarry research project. The two companies,...

Technical Innovation
Manned Systems

Argus Cyber Security Responds Quickly to New Threats Via Over-The-Air Updates

The commercial vehicle (CV) industry provides a unique challenge to cybersecurity companies due to their length of use and multitude of usage profiles that...