China Eases Rules on Autonomous Car Road Tests

Local jurisdictions have been given more leeway to arrange road tests for self-driving vehicles.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor China’s Ministry of Industry and Information [...]

In-Vehicle Connectivity: Dealing with the “Elephant in the Car”

Often overlooked in the push toward self-driving vehicles are requirements for lower total system cost, reduced cable length/weight, and the ability to meet EMC specs.   By Micha Risling, [...]

Concept Car Features Flexible Rear-View Screen and LED Roof Bars

Novares’s third-generation demonstrator aims to ease transition between normal and autonomous driving.

Your Audi Can Now Predict Changes in Traffic Lights

The vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology connects to traffic-signal networks in eight cities to indicate the “time-to-green.”

Toyota to Spend $2.8B Developing Software for Self-Driving Cars

The automaker, in partnership with two suppliers, is creating a new company to accelerate autonomous vehicle development. By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Toyota Motor Corp. will spend $2.8 [...]

Interactive Sensor Fusion Block Diagram

Combine data from camera, LIDAR and ultrasonic sensors with TI's extensive portfolio of sensor fusion devices.

Automotive Passive Media Hub Reference Design with Charging and Enhanced Data Path Performance

California Will Let Autonomous Cars Operate Without Safety Drivers

New rules provide for a link that delivers data on vehicle location and status, allowing two-way communication between a remote operator and any passengers.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing [...]

Ford Seeks Patent for AI-capable Autonomous Police Cars

The vehicle would be able to spot traffic offenders, offer pursuit, and issue tickets.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Technical Writer Last month, AAA released a study showing that people [...]

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