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Fearing the Driverless Car

What will connectivity and mobility be like in the 2020s? Although the start of the decade is less than four years away, an expert panel at the 2016 SAE World Congress cited research that sees 200 billion devices ...

Debunking Electric Vehicle Myths

Panelists of the “Why it’s likely that there will be an electrified vehicle in your future?” session at the SAE 2016 World Congress (our largest global automotive event) discussed the influence of ...

Inventor & Futurist Kurzweil Sees Smarter People in Safer Cars

Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil sees a remarkable century with autonomous vehicles transporting smarter, healthier persons to various destinations. “We’re already smarter by the fact that we can access all of ...

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 ...

Transportation Industry’s Cybersecurity Strategic Plan

As connectivity expands throughout the transportation industry, it’s transforming security from door locks to firewalls and antivirus programs. That’s creating a lot of concern as vehicle suppliers and even U.S. ...

The Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040

There’s been a push to wean vehicles from petroleum, but fossil fuels will continue to power the transportation field for the next few decades, according to the ExxonMobil researcher who advises the company’s ...

Reducing Accidents, Traffic Congestion, and Emissions

Traffic gridlock, accident fatalities, and vehicle emissions are not good things. So the underlying challenge for the auto industry is to develop and use technologies appropriately for society. Data shows that in ...

Building Confidence in Automated Driving Systems

Automotive planners and developers are working overtime to provide more autonomous features and functions, but there’s still plenty of uncertainty surrounding driverless cars. Many legal and regulatory issues ...