Argus will become part of Continental's Elektrobit subsidiary

Continental acquires cyber-security company Argus

To strengthen its capabilities in automotive cyber security, Continental has acquired Israeli company Argus Cyber Security. It will become part of Elektrobit, Continental’s stand-alone software company.

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Continental, Argus Cyber Security, Elektrobit, security

Nissan autonomous driving test in Tokyo

Nissan tests autonomous driving on Tokyo roads

Nissan has demonstrated a prototype of its autonomous driving technology, planned for real-world use from 2020, on public roads in Tokyo.

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Nissan, autonomous driving

Audi concept car

Audi pushes autonomy with concept cars

Audi showed its autonomous driving strategy at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the new Audi A8 incorporating conditional automated driving at level three as standard. Two concept cars were also demonstrating the car maker’s vision for levels four and five.

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Audi, Here, Frankfurt Motor Show, concept car

The Nissan Leaf uses Renesas technology for automated parking

Renesas helps Nissan Leaf with automated parking

The new Nissan Leaf, which debuted this week, uses the Renesas R-Car system-on-chip for car infotainment and adas as well as its RH850 automotive control MCU for the ProPilot Park, a full-fledged automated-parking system.

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Renesas, Nissan, adas

Cenex-LCV logo

Cenex-LCV: Data platform to power transport innovation

At today’s Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event in the UK, the Transport Systems Catapult (TCS) has launched a first-of-its-kind data facility that will enable access and analysis of various data sources to help address challenges in transport.

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Cenex-LCV, Trabsport Systems Catapult

Autonomous insurance rates, according to IHS Markit

Consumers do not like autonomous vehicle technology but will pay more for it, says IHS

Autonomous vehicle technology is not yet popular among a broad audience, according to analysts at IHS Markit. But, ironically, the same audience ranked it among the very features they would be willing to pay the most for in their next new vehicle purchase.

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IHS, autonomous vehicles, market research

AutoSens returns to Brussels

AutoSens in Brussels reveals full agenda

The full agenda for September’s AutoSens conference in Brussels has been revealed. Vehicle Electronics is a media partner of the event, which will be held from 19 to 21 September 2017 at AutoWorld.

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AutoSens, conference, sensors, adas

Bosch electronics components plant in Changzhou

Bosch opens electronics components plant in China

Bosch has opened an electronics components plant in the south-eastern Chinese city of Changzhou.

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Bosch, manufacturing, China

Driverless shuttle in Greenwich

Gateway driverless shuttle trials start in Greenwich

Autonomous vehicles will be driving round the complex urban environment of Greenwich in London following the start this week of the latest phase of the Gateway Project, which is researching public acceptance of, and attitudes towards, driverless vehicles.

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Gateway, autonomous vehicles, TRL, Oxbotica

Andrew Patterson, Mentor's director of automotive business development

Mentor provides roadmap to level five autonomous driving

Mentor hopes to help tier ones and car makers met their autonomous driving goals with a platform that captures, fuses and uses raw data in real time from a wide range of sensors.

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Mentor, autonomous driving, Siemens, Mentor Graphics


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