Technology Update

The City of Paris and Groupe Renault to share electric mobility expertise

This unprecedented approach between a metropolis and Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer testifies to a shared vision of the future of mobility, in the face of challenges such as...
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Axalta scientist wins technology award for digital printing advances at SURCAR North America

Dr. Michael Koerner, Research Fellow for Axalta Coatings Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, won the SURCAR Technology Achievement Award in recognition for his presentation...
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ARENA and CEFC release electric vehicle outlook report for Australian market

Electric and plug in hybrid vehicles in Australia are set to boom over the next two decades, according to a new report released today by the Australian Renewable Energy...
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Preparing Australia for automated vehicles

Australia’s National Transport Commission (NTC) has been working with government, industry, and the community to establish a regulatory framework for the introduction of automated vehicles on public roads, and...
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Tradiebot – Spearheading the revolution

In the “factory of the future” at Swinburne University, the industry recently celebrated the launch of Tradiebot Industries and its Repair Bot project, in collaboration with Swinburne University and...
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The car of the future is the “connected car”

Not only will these vehicles employ a host of technologies to make the roads safer and occupants happier, but they also will help new-car dealers streamline their operations and...
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Uber stops autonomous vehicle testing after pedestrian fatality in Arizona

Uber is halting testing of its autonomous vehicle (AV) fleet in several US cities following a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona, where a pedestrian was killed after being struck...
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Driver Assistance Systems

During a recent survey, I was surprised to find there was a significant knowledge gap in the industry regarding driver assistance systems. There was a reasonable awareness of autonomous driving, but there were some blurred...
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Intelligent World Drive

Deep learning in country-specific, real road traffic plays a central role on the road to autonomous driving. This is shown by Mercedes-Benz’s intelligent world drive, which ended at the...
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Big brother is watching – from within!

Telematics alerts customers to collision repairer activity on their vehicle “We are going to be seeing more and more of that,” he said. The shop is now “committed” to...
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