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Anoter Tesla crash; Another investigation into Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it will investigate the 12th Tesla car crash where Autopilot, its semi-autonomous driver-assist, may have been involved. This one took place Dec. 7 in Norwalk, Connecticut. A 2018 Tesla Model 3 driving Interstate 95 rear-ended a...

Cost, safety and collaboration: the key trends in AV development

Issues such as regulatory uncertainty and compliance with safety certification standards will pose a significant challenge to autonomous vehicle (AV) developers, as well as a handful of more immediate concerns around the technology itself. Automakers have poured investment into R&D, but lofty...

A step closer to Automation: AEB and driver assistance systems.

Story fom Thatcham Research. AEB is probably the most important development in car safety since the seat belt and could save an incredible 1,100 lives and 122,860 casualties in the UK over the next decade. It’s a safety technology that monitors the road ahead and will automatically brake the...

Autonomous Emergency Braking

Story fom Thatcham Research. AEB is probably the most important development in car safety since the seat belt and could save an incredible 1,100 lives and 122,860 casualties in the UK over the next decade. It’s a safety technology that monitors the road ahead and will automatically brake the...

Automated Driving Systems: Understanding Future Collision Patterns

This study considered a scenario where traditional and autonomous vehicles coexist on UK roads – looking specifically at one and two vehicle collisions. It concluded 22% of collisions – in which one of the vehicles was replaced by a ‘level 4’ automated vehicle – could be avoided. This type of...