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Autonomous vehicles: driving into a very big cloud

Today, you cannot pick up a newspaper—much less an automotive industry journal—without seeing an article related to autonomous or connected vehicles. What was relegated to the distant future less than a decade ...

On the Road to Automated Commercial Vehicles

The opening day of this year’s SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress on Oct. 4 will feature two commercial vehicle hot topics—autonomous commercial vehicles and greenhouse gas technology. In the ...

Personal mobility in a sharing economy: evolution of a new paradigm

What happens when the “Information Age” and the “Sharing Economy” meet up on the road to the future of personal mobility? The era of on-demand mobility is born. A company like Uber, essentially a software ...

How Important are Standards to Autonomous Vehicles?

Standards. They provide rules, guidelines, or characteristics for activities or their results. They are said to make everyday life work. On another level, consensus-based standards development through collaboration ...

Standards Identified as Potential Barriers to Advancing Automated Vehicles

Full commercialization and market acceptance of connected vehicles won’t take place until issues such as driver vehicle interface, system status, functional safety, cybersecurity, public acceptance, driver ...

Autonomous Vehicle Predictions

Are connected cars and autonomous vehicles right around the corner, or are there more hurdles than we realize? In this AutoBeat Daily interview with Kevin Kerrigan, Senior Vice President of Automotive at the ...

Automotive Standards for Connected Transportation – SAE Infographic Series

Full commercialization and market acceptance of connected vehicles won’t take place until issues as driver vehicle interface, system status, functional safety, cybersecurity, public acceptance, driver education, ...

Driving by Humans Banned as Early as 2030?

That’s what Morgan Stanley automotive analyst Adam Jonas believes is possible now that Google has hired automotive exec John Krafcik to head up Google’s Self-Driving Car Project. The hiring of Krafcik, president ...

The “Glide” Path Toward Autonomous Vehicles

Many believe that as personal mobility and smart connectivity are combined, driver assistance systems will eventually morph into fully autonomous vehicles that feature V2V and V2X connectivity. At an SAE 2015 World ...

Platooning Shows Fuel Economy Gains–but Who’s Zoomin’ Who?

Platooning.  If, when a reality, it could potentially benefit everything from safety and driver comfort …to road capacity… and the competitive delivery of a company’s product. It could also help vehicle ...