Volvo Commences Pilot Testing of Wireless Charging Technology for Future EVs

Volvo Cars and its partners in the Swedish Nordic region have begun pilot tests of new wireless charging technology. It’s one of the many projects within the Gothenburg Green City Zone, an exclusive area in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden, that serves as a testbed for developing new and sustainable technologies. Volvo was part of […]

Jaguar Land Rover & NVIDIA Announce Partnership to Develop Next-Gen Automated Systems

Jaguar Land Rover and NVIDIA have announced a multi-year strategic partnership with the intent to develop next-generation automated driving systems along with AI-enabled services and experiences. As part of the announcement, Jaguar Land Rover stated that all of its new vehicles will be built on NVIDIA DRIVE by 2025. The software-defined platform will enable a […]

Cadillac InnerSpace Concept to Embody Historic “Standard of the World” Mantra

Cadillac made quite an impact with its InnerSpace concept car at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The Cadillac InnerSpace Concept is the third vehicle from the automaker’s Halo Portfolio and showcases the company’s strength in designing the most thought-provoking and gorgeous concept vehicles like the Ciel Concept (2011) and Cadillac Sixteen (2003). The automaker […]

GM Debuts New Ultra Cruise Compute Architecture to Boost Hands-Free Driving

Our editor Carl Anthony explains how Ultra Crusie works in the short podcast above, including what sensor technologies it employs to generate a 360-degree view around the vehicle. General Motors has announced that Ultra Cruise, its latest hands-free driver-assist system, will be powered by “Ultra Cruise compute,” a scalable compute architecture. The new architecture features […]

Honda Autonomous Work Vehicle Completes Pilot Run at Black & Veatch Construction Site

Honda has collaborated with global engineering and construction firm Black & Veatch in conducting a pilot test run of its second-generation AWV or Autonomous Work Vehicle prototype. First appearing as a concept at CES in Las Vegas in 2018, Honda’s AWV successfully performed towing and hauling functions at a 1,000-acre Black & Veatch solar construction […]

Honda’s Road Condition Monitoring System Inspects Lane Markings In Real-Time

Japanese automaker Honda and Honda Research Institute USA, Inc. are developing a proprietary road condition monitoring system utilizing the existing cameras and sensors from production Honda and Acura vehicles. The system continuously evaluates current road conditions while driving to detect possible hazards in an effort to enhance safety. “Maintaining good road conditions helps keep everyone […]

Volvo Cars’ Ride Pilot Autonomous Driving Feature to Debut in California

Volvo Cars' Ride Pilot

Volvo Cars will introduce Ride Pilot, an unsupervised autonomous driving feature, to customers in California. As described by the automaker, Ride Pilot aims to make driving more enjoyable and convenient by freeing up more time while inside the vehicle. Once Ride Pilot has been verified as safe for highway use, it will become an add-on […]

AEye & AutoVision News Partner for “Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022” Webcast

AEye and AutoVision News are teaming up for the “Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022” webcast series. The virtual experience features the latest news and exclusive interviews with the thought leaders currently working to validate and implement autonomous technology across different industries. Live with AEye: Virtual CES 2022, hosted by AutoVision News editor Carl Anthony, will be broadcast across […]

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Level 3 Drive Pilot System for S-Class Vehicles in Germany

Mercedes-Benz announced that it has met the legal requirements of UN-R157 for a Level 3 system. The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has granted system approval based on the technical approval regulation of UN-R157, which may lead to offering such systems internationally in the future. With the opening of the Road Traffic Act (StVG) […]

Volvo Cars Tech Fund Invests in Optical & Imaging Start-Up Spectralics

Volvo Cars has invested in Spectralics, an optical and imaging technology start-up based in Israel. According to a press release, the investment, made through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, provides the automaker with access to promising safety technology at its early stage of development. As described by Volvo, Spectralics leverages its aerospace background to develop […]

BMW Group & Qualcomm Extend Joint Technology Collaboration to Include Automated Driving

BMW Group will leverage Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Ride Platform for its next-generation ADAS and automated driving platforms. According to a joint press release, BMW Group and Qualcomm Technologies will extend their existing relationship to deliver safe and sophisticated driving experiences for BMW Group customers. BMW’s latest automated driving stack will be based on the Snapdragon Ride […]