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    Major revision for global light vehicle production forecast – what it means for OEMs’ technology deployment
    The IHS Markit light vehicle production forecast has been cut by 6.2% or 5.02 million units in 2021, and by 9.3% or 8.45 million units in 2022, to stand at 75.8 million units and 82.6 million units, respectively. For 2023, we have reduced the forecast by 1.05 million units or 1.1% to 92 million unit...
    What Fit for 55 means for all member nations in the European Union
    Unveiling a roadmap to make Europe the world’s first climate neutral continent by 2050, the European Commission rolled out the ‘Fit for 55’ package on 14 July 2021, proposing that the suggestions made by the governing body be made legally binding for all members of the European Union (EU). ...
    19-Aug-2021 Insights Policy & Regulation Pinned
    2021 CIDEE: Great Wall Motors showcases intelligent driving solutions
    Great Wall Motors has showcased multiple models and intelligent products at the 2021 China International Digital Economy Expo (CIDEE) in September, according to an official press release on 20 October. It showcased Alcolock technology which monitors a driver's alcohol concentration through the u...
    21-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Startup MINIEYE debuts in-cabin sensing solution for smart cockpit
    Autonomus driving technology startup MINIEYE has launched the I-CS (In-Cabin Sensing) system and mentioned that it had obtained SOP for over 30 passenger car models, it said in a press release on 30 September. The I-CS includes a driver monitoring system (DMS), an occupancy monitoring system (OMS), ...
    19-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Renault introduces ‘ONE PEDAL TO PARK’ assistant
    Renault has introduced the ‘one pedal to park’ option for certain vehicles, it said in an official statement on 15 October. Apart from being easier and safer, it also allows the speed of the manoeuvre to be controlled by the driver themselves instead of being defined by the system. “Using t...
    19-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Great Wall Motors launches updated Coffee Intelligence 2.0
    Great Wall Motors, in a press release dated 15 October, announced that it had recently launched an updated GWM Coffee Intelligence 2.0. The solution introduced a new electronic and electrical architecture and intelligent drive-by-wire chassis while improving smart cockpits, smart driving, and smart ...
    18-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Aurora reveals details of its product offering : Subscription Services, Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect
    Aurora revealed the first details of its product offerings, Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect, in a press release published on Business Wire on 13 October. When Aurora launches its trucking business in late 2023, followed by its ride-hailing business a year later, carriers, fleets, and ride-hailing ...
    18-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Lucid launches DreamDrive ADAS for new Lucid Air
    Lucid Group has announced details about DreamDrive, its proprietary advanced driver assistance platform described as "the most technically sophisticated advanced driver-assistance system," according to a press release on INSIDEEVS dated October 12th. DreamDrive has 32 on-board sensors, cameras, a...
    15-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Honda introduces new Honda Sensing 360 system
    Honda has introduced its next generation of advanced suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies called Honda Sensing 360, which it plans to integrate in all new Honda and Acura models in the US by 2030. In a press release dated 13 October, Honda said that the US application is part of a globa...
    14-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Continental develops cabin sensing technology for enhanced design and future safety standards
    Continental has developed an integrated solution for interior sensor technology to increase vehicle comfort, it said in a press release on 13 October. The radar sensor technology combines years of know-how expertise on wide areas of interior cameras for human-machine interaction. The system opera...
    14-Oct-2021 News New Products
    MIPI Alliance completes development of A-PHY v1.1 to help automakers with high-performance image sensors and displays
    According to a press release on PR Newswire dated 11 October, The MIPI Alliance announced that development on A-PHY v1.1, the next version of the automotive serializer-deserializer (SerDes) physical-layer interface, has been completed. Version 1.1 will increase the maximum available downlink data ra...
    14-Oct-2021 News New Products
    INFINITI introduces wireless Apple CarPlay compatibility with MY2022 Q60 model
    INFINITI has announced that the model year (MY) 2022 INFINITI Q60 coupe will feature wireless Apple CarPlay compatibility across all grades, according to a press statement on 28 September. MY 2022 Q60 is equipped with a high-resolution INFINITI InTouch dual touchscreen display and INFINITI InTouch S...
    13-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Honda presents autonomous driving technology at ITS World Congress
    According to an official press release dated 11 October, Honda will demonstrate self-driving technology as part of the L3Pilot automated driving project at the ITS World Congress 2021. The EU-led initiative, a collaboration of 34 partners from 12 countries, is evaluating the viability of SAE Level 3...
    13-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Hyundai Mobis develops foldable steering system
    Hyundai Mobis has developed a next generation foldable steering system that can move back and forth by up to 25cm, it said in a press release on 11 October. The steering system can fold and unfold thereby creating more space within the cabin aligning with flexible future mobility vehicles. To ens...
    12-Oct-2021 News New Products
    BMW issues new remote software upgrade for around 2 million vehicles globally
    BMW Group has announced remote software upgrade for around two million vehicles worldwide, it said in a press release on 11 October. The company’s most extensive Remote Software Upgrade campaign yet will begin with the rollout of the latest version of BMW Operating System 7. The rollout will begin...
    12-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Cummins plans to launch software features to integrate powertrains with automated driving system technologies
    Cummins announced its intention to launch a set of software features to integrate its powertrains with Automated Driving System (ADS) technologies in an official press release dated 11 October. “With our investment in and commitment to autonomous vehicle technologies, Cummins is prepared to sup...
    12-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Lidar developer AEye and Seoul Robotics develop 300-meter range perception solution for intelligent traffic systems
    AEye and Seoul Robotics, a 3D computer vision company leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, announced the integration of AEye's 4Sight MTM LiDAR sensor and Intelligent Detection and Ranging (iDAR) software platform with Seoul Robotics' SENSRTM3D perception software in an of...
    08-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Ambarella builds a Driver Monitoring System with Dongfeng
    Ambarella has built a Driver Monitoring System (DMS) based on the CV25 AI vision SoC and development platform in partnership with Dongfeng Fengshen (Aeolus), it said in a press release on 22 September. The system is used in the Dongfeng Fengshen Yixuan Max sedan. The DMS, also known as a Fatigue ...
    08-Oct-2021 News New Products
    General Motors launches Ultra Cruise, a new advanced driver-assistance technology
    General Motors has unveiled an all-new advanced driver-assistance technology called Ultra Cruise, it said in a press release on 6 October. It is designed to eventually allow for hands-free driving in 95% of all driving scenarios in the US and Canada. Ultra Cruise will cover more than 2 million ...
    07-Oct-2021 News New Products
    NXP and partners test Advanced V2X scenarios for collision-free driving
    According to a press release published on GlobeNewswire on September 6th, NXP will demonstrate new safety scenarios enabled by vehicle-to-vehicle communication (Vehicle-to-X or V2X) at this year's ITS World Congress in Hamburg. NXP will collaborate with partners such as premium manufacturer Riese...
    07-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Continental to present collision warning system at ITS World Congress
    Continental AG (Continental) announced in an official press release dated 4 October that it will present a collision warning system at the ITS World Congress 2021. The system, which is being further developed in collaboration with Continental, Deutsche Telekom, Vitronic Dr. Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitu...
    06-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Tesla rolls out Full Self-Driving Beta software
    Tesla has rolled out a software update allowing customers to request access to its Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD Beta) software, CNBC reported on 25 September. FSD Beta is an unfinished version of Tesla’s premium driver-assistance software and it reportedly enables the vehicle to automatically chang...
    04-Oct-2021 News New Products
    Startup Lumotive unveils Meta-Lidar Platform at Sensors Converge Event
    According to an official press release dated 22 September, Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems for automotive, industrial, and consumer applications, will demonstrate its recently unveiled Meta-LidarTM Platform at Booth 536 at the Sensors Converge conference and expo, which wi...
    30-Sep-2021 News New Products
    rFpro develops digital model of Applus IDIADA vehicle testing track
    British vehicle software specialist rFpro announced via press release on 15 September that it had developed a digital twin of the Applus IDIADA proving ground to support the growing use of simulation in vehicle development and testing. According to the release, the engineering grade digital ...
    23-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Renesas unveils R-Car SDK accelerates deep learning development for Smart Camera and Automated Driving
    Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the R-Car Software Development Kit (SDK) on 21 September, a complete software platform in a single package that enables faster and easier software development and validation for smart camera and automated driving applications used in passenger, commercial, a...
    22-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Horizon Robotics launches Journey 5 Processor for autonomous driving
    Horizon Robotics, a global leader in edge AI computing platforms for intelligent vehicles, unveiled its third-generation automotive-grade AI processor Journey 5, designed for Level 4 high autonomous driving, according to an official press release dated 5 August. It also unveiled TogetherOS, a real-t...
    20-Sep-2021 News New Products
    WaveSense announces name change to GPR, with launch of next generation ground positioning Radar
    WaveSense announced the release of its next generation radar, Aegis, and the change of its corporate name to GPR in an official press release dated September 14th. The third generation of GPR's proprietary radar, Aegis, is being piloted by automakers for series production. This latest product dev...
    Klas unveils RAVEN modular solution for autonomous vehicle
    In a press release on PRNewswire dated 14 September, Klas announced the launch of RAVEN, an end-to-end, modular solution for autonomous vehicle (AV) and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) research and development. RAVEN allows developers every piece of hardware required to...
    16-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Renesas, OmniVision deliver integrated reference design for automotive camera systems
    According to an official press release dated 14 September, Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, introduced an integrated reference design for a high-...
    16-Sep-2021 News New Products
    IAA 2021: Startup Innoviz Technologies to demonstrate high-performance lidar technology
    According to a press release published on PR Newswire on 7 September, Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance, solid-state lidar sensors and perception software, will demonstrate its cutting-edge lidar technology at the IAA Mobility 2021 show, which will be held during 7–...
    14-Sep-2021 News New Products
    IAA 2021: Siemens presents autonomous charging system
    According to an official press release dated 10 September, Siemens announced the Siemens Autonomous Charging System, which allows for fully automated charging of electric vehicles (EVs) ranging from cars to trucks. The prototype on display now has a charging capacity of up to 300 kW, but the company...
    13-Sep-2021 News New Products
    IAA Mobility 2021: BMW Group to demonstrate automated valet parking
    BMW Group will showcase premium urban mobility solutions at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, the automaker said in a press release on 7 September. Automated Valet Parking project, which was developed together with the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) and other partners wi...
    08-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Autonomous vehicle startup Basemark launches Rocksolid Core OS for all vehicle functions
    According to a press release published on VentureBeat on 6 September, Basemark announced Rocksolid Core —a novel new operating system for software-defined vehicles. The only licensable end-to-end solution for all car applications that includes underlying operating systems such as automotive-g...
    08-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Valeo to present multiple innovations at IAA Mobility 2021
    France-based automotive components supplier, Valeo, has announced that it will showcase six new innovations at the IAA Mobility 2021 event which begins today in Munich, Germany. According to a press release issued by Valeo on 6 September, the company stated that these innovations will span multiple ...
    07-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Bosch aims to generate over USD1.19 billion in sales from electric mobility domain in 2022
    German automotive component manufacturer Bosch expects to generate sales of more than EUR1 billion (USD1.19 billion) from its electric mobility vertical this year, the company announced on 6 September. Bosch said it is growing twice as fast as the market in electric mobility and by 2025, this bus...
    07-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Hyundai Motor announces plan to become carbon neutral by 2045 at IAA Mobility 2021
    South Korean vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company has announced that it plans to become carbon neutral by 2045 at the ongoing IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany. While speaking on 6 September, Jaehoon (Jay) Chang, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor Company said, “Climate change is ...
    07-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Webasto to showcase innovative roof solutions for autonomous driving and EVs
    According to official press release dated 3 September, Webasto announced that it will present innovative roof for autonomous driving, efficient heating system, passenger car battery and smart-charging solution. Lidar sensors and cameras for autonomous driving are integrated into the large panoram...
    07-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Startup Cepton to unveil automotive grade lidars at IAA Mobility and AutoSens
    According to a Business Wire press release dated 1 September, Cepton, an innovative provider of automotive lidar solutions, will participate in two trade shows in Europe in September to showcase its lidar technologies. Cepton will be present at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, (7–12 Septem...
    06-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Velodyne to present advanced handling solutions and software for intelligent transport systems
    According to a press release published on Business Wire on 4 September, Velodyne Lidar will showcase its innovative handle technologies at the IAA Mobility (Hall B3, booth A75) from 7–12 September in Munich. Velodyne will demonstrate its technological leadership and product portfolio in dealing wi...
    06-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Magna to display EV, hybrid systems at IAA 2021 Mobility Show in Munich
    Canadian automotive component manufacturer Magna International plans to display its innovative powertrain solutions for electric and hybrid vehicles at the IAA 2021 Mobility Show, the company said in a press release on 1 September. It said that the visitors of IAA will be able to see the Mag...
    03-Sep-2021 News New Products
    ZF launches high-performance mid-range radar for advanced safety
    According to a press release published on PR Newswire on 2 September, ZF has launched its next generation mid-range radar to support advanced ADAS safety functions and to improve the available ZF coASSIST semi-automated system on the Dongfeng Aeolus Yixuan MAX in China. "Mid-range radar is an imp...
    03-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Motional and Hyundai Motor Group unveil the IONIQ 5 robo-taxi
    Motional, a global leader in driverless technology, and Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) unveiled the IONIQ 5-based robotaxi (hereafter referred to as IONIQ 5 robo-taxi), Motional's next-generation robo-taxi, in an official press release dated 31 August. The IONIQ 5 robo-taxi is based on the all-e...
    01-Sep-2021 News New Products
    Continental develops new functions for occupant protection
    Continental AG announced in an official press release dated August 26 that it has produced over 350 million airbag control units (ACUs) and is developing new functions to further optimise the protective effect of airbags in automobiles. Jochen Zimmermann, Head of Research & Development for Oc...
    31-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Schaeffler to unveil Space Drive 3 Add-ON drive-by-wire system for autonomous vehicles at IAA Mobility 2021
    German automotive components and systems manufacturer, Schaeffler, will unveil its Space Drive 3 Add-ON system at the upcoming IAA Mobility 2021 event in Munich next month. According to a press release issued by Schaeffler on 24 August, this is the third generation of the company’s Space Drive dri...
    26-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Hyundai Mobis to showcase AI-controlled concept car for full autonomous driving at IAA Mobility 2021
    According to a press release on PR Newswire dated August 23, at IAA Mobility 2021 (7–12 September 2021), Hyundai Mobis, the world's seventh largest automotive supplier, will unveil the M.Vision X, an AI-included concept car for fully autonomous driving, in its European debut. The M.Vision X is an ...
    24-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Ford unveils 2022 Lincoln Navigator with hands-free driving, OTA software updates
    Lincoln has revealed a refreshed 2022 Navigator with a hands-free advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) option, according to an official press release issued on 18 August. The system enables hands-free driving on more than 130,000 miles of dedicated North American highways. It regulates the ve...
    24-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Baidu launches Level 5 self-driving robo-car, second-generation AI chip at Baidu World 2021
    According to a CNBC press release dated 18 August, Chinese internet giant Baidu unveiled its second-generation artificial intelligence (AI) chip, its first "robo-car," and a rebranded driverless taxi app, emphasizing how these new areas of technology are critical to the company's future growth. B...
    20-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Kia unveils enhanced safety and convenience features for the EV6 electric crossover
    According to an official press release dated 18 August, the Kia EV6 electric crossover is equipped with Highway Driving Assist 2 (HDA 2), which can assist the driver in maintaining a set distance and speed from the vehicle ahead. Using radars strategically placed around the vehicle, the system as...
    20-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Advanced Propulsion Center announces USD126 million funding for four zero emission projects
    UK government backed Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) announced on 18 August that a combined government and industry funding of almost GBP92 million (USD 126 million) has been committed to four innovative projects, which are aimed at solving electric vehicle driving range anxiety and decarbonizing c...
    19-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Startup Deepen AI expands autonomous systems calibration tool to cover new sensor modes
    Deepen AI, a world leader in computer vision tools for autonomous systems, has announced key new additions to their calibration tool - Deepen Calibrate.sensors, according to a press release on PR Newswire dated 18 August. Among extrinsic calibrations, Deepen Calibrate currently supports: Li...
    19-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Magna’s Mezzo Panel integrates lighting, cameras and ADAS into vehicle front ends
    Magna's new Mezzo Panel technology, according to an official press release dated 18 August , is reimagining the face and functionality of electric vehicle (EV) front ends. The fully integrated Mezzo Panel provides designers with a fresh canvas and engineers with the opportunity to seamlessly integra...
    19-Aug-2021 News New Products
    MG Motor India unveils SUV Astor with AI assistant, Level 2 autonomous tech
    According to official press release dated 18 August, SAIC-owned MG Motor India on Wednesday unveiled the upcoming mid-size SUV Astor which features personal Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant and Autonomous Level 2 technology. Rajeev Chaba, president and MD, MG Motor India, said, "As an auto-...
    19-Aug-2021 News New Products
    LANXESS unveils concept for radar sensors with integrated thermal management
    According to an official press release dated 16 August, LANXESS, a leading supplier of thermoplastic high-performance polymers, considers itself a development partner for New Mobility. The specialty chemicals group has created a new radar sensor concept with integrated thermal management that will b...
    18-Aug-2021 News New Products
    ROHM semiconductor launches new CMOS op amps with improved EMI immunity
    ROHM Semiconductor announced the BD8758xY series (BD87581YG-C, BD87582YFVM-C) of rail-to-rail input/output high-speed CMOS op amps in a press release on GlobeNewswire dated 16 August. The devices have improved EMI immunity for automotive and industrial equipment applications that require high-speed ...
    17-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Tesla pushes new software update for its Full Self-Driving Beta program
    According to press release on ETAuto dated 16 August, electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla has started pushing a new software update for its 'Full Self-Driving Beta' program. CEO Elon Musk released the improvements in the update and gave an idea of when the wider release is going to happen. The CE...
    17-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Tower Semiconductor, Cadence offer reference flow for 5G communications and automotive IC development
    Tower Semiconductor, the leading foundry of high-value analogue semiconductor solutions, today announced the release of a silicon-validated SP4T RF-SOI switch reference design flow using the Cadence Virtuoso Design Platform and RF Solution, according to an official press release dated August 16. For...
    17-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Samsung Electro-Mechanics develops MLCCs for ADAS
    According to an official press release dated August 12, Samsung Electro-Mechanics unveiled two types of automotive MLCCs that will be used in the Advanced Drive Assist System (ADAS), a critical safe driving system for autonomous vehicles. The 0603-size (0.6mm wide, 0.3mm long) MLCC and the 3216-s...
    13-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Toyota debuts mobile collision assistance service in US
    According to a press release dated 11 August, Toyota and Lexus drivers now have access to a new assistance service in the aftermath of a collision. Collision Assistance, a just-in-time assistance service, is now available to Toyota and Lexus drivers via the Toyota and Lexus mobile apps. The feature ...
    12-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Bosch to present multiple innovations at IAA Mobility 2021
    According to an official press release dated 10 August, Bosch will demonstrate the following solutions for personalized, automated, and connected mobility at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich. Bosch offers a solution that connects users, vehicles, and their surroundings seamlessly, making driving more enj...
    11-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Baidu unveils Apolong II multipurpose autonomous Minibus in Guangzhou, China
    According to a press release published on PR Newswire on 6 August, Baidu announced the launch of Apolong II, a new generation of multipurpose autonomous minibuses being deployed in Guangzhou Huangpu District. To improve the passenger experience, the Apolong II is outfitted with advanced autonomou...
    09-Aug-2021 News New Products
    SABIC launches new compounds for ADAS radar covers
    SABIC introduced two new radar absorbing LNP STAT-KON compounds for automotive radar sensors, according to an official press release dated 3 August, significantly expanding its portfolio of these specialty materials. “Radar sensors are a critical component of the ADAS suite, in part because the...
    05-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Lidar startup Quanergy demonstrates optical phased array lidar sensor with 100-m range
    According to a press release published on Business Wire on 3 August, Quanergy Systems, a leading provider of OPA-based solid state lidar sensors and smart 3D solutions for automotive and IoT, today announced the successful driving demonstration of its S3 Series lidar, a true solid state lidar sensor...
    04-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Toshiba, Japan Semiconductor improve performance of high voltage LDMOS for automotive applications
    According to an official press release dated 11 June, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation and Japan Semiconductor Corporation have demonstrated a method for simultaneously improving the reliability and performance of high voltage Laterally Double Diffused MOS (LDMOS), core component...
    03-Aug-2021 News New Products
    Webasto receives over USD7 million grant to develop innovative mobility technologies
    Webasto, a global supplier of thermal management and electromobility solutions, is receiving a grant of more than EUR6 million (USD7 million) from the Free State of Bavaria, a state in Germany, to develop innovative solutions, the company said in a press announcement on 29 July. “The funding ap...
    02-Aug-2021 News Investments
    Velodyne lidar launches Vella development kit for building autonomous solutions
    Velodyne Lidar announced a new software development kit on 29 July, allowing customers to use the advanced capabilities of Velodyne's Vella lidar perception software in their autonomous solutions. The Vella Development Kit (VDK) allows companies to shorten the time it takes to bring cutting-edge lid...
    30-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Synthesis AI announces enhanced capabilities to develop driver safety monitoring systems
    Synthesis AI, a pioneer in synthetic data technologies, announced enhanced capabilities to simulate driver behavior in the car cabin environment to ensure automobile and autonomous vehicle manufacturers have access to high-quality, perfectly labeled training data to build driver safety systems, acco...
    28-Jul-2021 News New Products
    US patent office approves Foresight's multi-spectral vehicular system for providing precollision alerts
    Foresight Autonomous Holdings has announced that it has received a notice of allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for its patent “multi-spectral vehicular system for providing precollision alerts”. In a company press release dated 22 July, Foresight said the patent serves as th...
    27-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Valeo to present multiple innovations at IAA Mobility 2021
    According to an official press release dated 26 July, Valeo plans to showcase multiple innovations at IAA Mobility in September, including a series of technologies that can create a "health shield" within the interior of a vehicle and a smart lighting system. The Valeo innovations to be presented...
    27-Jul-2021 News New Products
    NXP Semiconductors, MOTER Technologies to extend connected vehicle insurance solutions
    According to an official press release dated July 20, NXP Semiconductors and MOTER Technologies, an insurtech company focused on bridging the gap between the automotive and insurance ecosystems, have announced the launch of a secure data exchange platform that connects deep data from connected vehic...
    27-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Netradyne develops new features to optimize fleet safety and driver performance
    According to a press release published on PR Newswire on 22 July, Netradyne, a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and edge computing focusing on driver and fleet safety, today announced a host of new, industry-leading features that provide actionable insights into driver performance to assist sa...
    26-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Tactile Mobility develops runover virtual sensor solution
    On 20 July, Tactile Mobility announced the launch of a ‘first-of-its-kind’ runover virtual sensor solution, which enables vehicles the ability to identify in real-time an initial runover of an object and eventually prevent a full runover. The software solution uses “sense of touch” t...
    22-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Hyundai Mobis develops brainwave-based ADAS technology
    According to a press release dated 21 July, Hyundai Mobis has introduced M. Brain, the “world's first” brainwave-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) system. M.Brain assesses the driver's condition in real-time by detecting brainwaves around the ears using earpiece sensors. The s...
    22-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Self-driving vehicle startup Navya secures EUR7.5 million in subsidies from French government
    Autonomous driving systems provider, Navya, has announced that it has been awarded four major technological innovation projects, three of which are part of the France Relance program, which is a Government initiative. According to a press release issued by Navya on 20 July, Navya responded to this R...
    22-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Goodyear develops airless tire and wheel assembly for autonomous shuttles
    US-based tire manufacturer, Goodyear, has developed a non-pneumatic airless tire (NPT) and wheel assembly to support autonomous vehicle transportation in a city setting for in-field use with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA). According to a press release issued by Goodyear on 13 Jul...
    21-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Tesla offers subscription service for its advanced driver assistance software
    According to a press release on Reuters dated 17 July, Tesla has launched an option for select customers to subscribe to its advanced driver assistance software, that is dubbed as "Full Self-Driving (FSD) capability", for USD199 per month as an alternative of paying USD10,000 upfront. While annou...
    21-Jul-2021 News New Products
    AkzoNobel unveils sensor hiding film technology
    AkzoNobel announced on 15 July that it had developed innovative film technology that allows automotive manufacturers to conceal radar sensors behind decorative metallic parts. “Vehicle requirements are changing all the time and we’re very happy to have solved this difficult problem with an in...
    21-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Startup Deeproute.ai launches robotaxi services in Shenzhen
    Self-driving technology startup DeepRoute.ai has announced that its robotaxi program is now available to the public in Shenzhen, China. According to a press release issued by DeepRoute on 19 July, the vehicles will be covering approximately 124 miles of public roads in Shenzhen. DeepRoute’s vehicl...
    20-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Bosch, VW partners to harvest swarm intelligence for automated driving
    German automotive systems supplier, Bosch, and German car maker, Volkswagen, have announced that they are collaborating in order to work on procuring real-time information for high resolution maps. According to a press release issued by Bosch on 15 July, the vehicles provide information for the Bosc...
    19-Jul-2021 News New Products
    SAIC plans to introduce Level 4 robo-taxis in mainland China in 2021
    Mainland Chinese vehicle maker, SAIC Motor, has announced that it will launch between 40 and 60 robo-taxis equipped with Level 4 autonomous driving capability across the cities of Shanghai and Suzhou by the end of 2021. According to a report filed by Electrek on 13 July, the Shanghai-based SAIC i...
    16-Jul-2021 News New Products
    u-blox unveils a series of automotive-grade positioning modules
    u‑blox has introduced a series of automotive-grade positioning modules for dead reckoning techniques to provide accurate position data, the company said in a press release on 13 July. The NEO-M9L modules and the M9140-KA-DR chip are built on the u‑blox M9 global navigation satellite system (GNSS...
    16-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Trimble introduces new lidar mobile mapping system
    Trimble introduced the Trimble MX50 mobile mapping system for asset management and mapping, according to a press release on PRNewswire dated July 12—a new addition to its established mobile mapping portfolio. This vehicle-mounted mobile lidar system is a midtier option for both first-time mobile m...
    16-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Rohde & Schwarz launches test system for automotive radar sensors
    Rohde & Schwarz has launched a new R&S radar test system (RTS), according to an official press release dated 25 June. It simulates driving scenarios for testing radar-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and radar sensors used in autonomously driving cars entirely over the air. ...
    16-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Samsung unveils new automotive image sensor
    According to an official press release dated 13 July, Samsung Electronics introduced ISOCELL Auto 4AC, an automotive image sensor with advanced 120-decibel (dB) high dynamic range (HDR) and LED flicker mitigation (LFM), designed specifically for surround-view monitors (SVMs) or rearview cameras (RVC...
    14-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Renesas launches low-cost solutions for automotive cameras
    According to a Businesswire press release dated 13 July, Renesas Electronics introduced its new Automotive HD Link (AHL) technology, which allows automotive manufacturers to deliver high-definition (HD) video over low-cost cables and connectors that currently support standard-definition video. ...
    14-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Tesla releases beta version of 'Full Self-Driving'
    Tesla has finally released its highly anticipated Full Self-Driving Beta v9 software update, according to a press release on The Verge on 10 July. The new version now uses Tesla Vision, a computer vision system that solely relies on optical imagery rather than readings from the radar se...
    12-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Halo to launch remotely operated driverless car service in Las Vegas
    According to a press release published on Business Wire on 8 July, driverless car technology company Halo is launching its first commercial driverless car services in Las Vegas, powered by the T-Mobile 5G network. Later this year, the company will begin offering rides to customers, initially op...
    12-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Canaan launches self-developed Edge AI Chip for driver assistance scenarios
    Canaan, a leading provider of high-performance computing solutions, announced the release of the Kendryte K510 (the "K510"), an independently designed and developed RISC-V-based edge artificial intelligence (AI) chip, at the 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference. The announcement was made in...
    12-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Fujitsu starts mass production of automotive-grade 4 Mbit FRAM for ADAS applications
    According to an official press release dated 6 July, Fujitsu Semiconductor Memory Solution Limited announced mass production of 4 Mbit FRAM MB85RS4MTY, which guarantees operation up to 125°C. The product complies with AEC-Q100 Grade 1, a qualification requirement for products labeled as “aut...
    09-Jul-2021 News New Products
    TomTom launches TomTom Virtual Horizon map-based ADAS software
    TomTom has launched TomTom Virtual Horizon, a map-based advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) software for vehicles, it said in a press release on 7 July. The software provides connection between digital maps and ADAS functionality. The software translates map data into actionable information for...
    08-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Waymo introduces simulation software tool for autonomous vehicle testing
    Waymo, according to an official press release dated 6 July, developed a software solution internally known as SimulationCity. It is a virtual environment used to train the perception and decision-making abilities of Waymo Driver, an autonomous vehicle (AV) platform. Waymo stated in a blog post th...
    08-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Terranet to showcase VoxelFlow sensor technologies at Startup Autobahn
    Sweden-based developers of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and 3D motion awareness technology, Terranet AB, has announced that it will be showcasing developments to its VoxelFlow™ sensor technology at Startup Autobahn on 21 July in Stuttgart, Germany. Terranet will join Mercedes-Benz ...
    08-Jul-2021 News New Products
    TomTom develops TomTom Virtual Horizon solution for EU Intelligent Speed Assistance compliance
    TomTom has launched TomTom Virtual Horizon solution to help automakers meet EU’s Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) requirements, it said in a press release on 7 July. TomTom Virtual Horizon offers precise positioning, intelligent route prediction, and a horizon provider. The software is built on ...
    07-Jul-2021 News New Products
    u-blox launches new PointPerfect location service for automotive applications
    u-blox has launched its new PointPerfect location service, it said in a press release on 6 July. PointPerfect delivers an advanced GNSS augmentation data service for precision GNSS solutions including autonomous vehicles. Automated driving (AD) and advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), lane-accu...
    07-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Maxim develops four-channel, low-voltage automotive LED backlight driver
    According to a press release on PR Newswire dated 6 July, Maxim Integrated Products introduces the four-channel, low-voltage MAX25512 automotive LED backlight driver with integrated boost converter. It is the only integrated solution that retains full, constant brightness of in-car displays even dur...
    07-Jul-2021 News New Products
    AutoX launches Gen5 fully driverless system production for robo-taxis
    AutoX, a Chinese autonomous driving developer, announced the production of its latest Gen5 system for fully driverless robo-taxis in an official press release dated 6 July. It has 50 sensors and a vehicle control unit with a computing power of 2200 TOPS. It has 28 cameras, 6 high-resolution LiDAR...
    07-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Israel-based innovation hub DRIVE TLV to open test track for automotive technologies
    Drive TLV will open a new mobility proving ground and development center later this year in Israel, according to a company press release on 29 June. These developments will the growth of start-up companies working on smart-mobility and other next-generation automotive technologies. POWER by ...
    06-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Infineon offers in-cabin monitoring systems with 60 GHz radar
    According to an official press release dated 24 June, Infineon introduces XENSIV 60 GHz radar sensors and AURIX microcontrollers (MCUs), which provide a wide range of products for an ultra-wideband, ultra-low power, and cost-performance scalable architecture for ICMS subsystems. The devices ...
    06-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Evergrande Auto unveils automated parking system
    The electric vehicle (EV) company owned by China's largest real estate developer Evergrande Group unveiled its Automated Valet Parking (AVP) autonomous parking system for its Hengchi models, according to a press release on CnEVPost dated 30 June. Sensors such as ultrasonic radar, millimeter-wave rad...
    05-Jul-2021 News New Products
    HELLA launches new generation of steering electronics
    HELLA has secured orders and successfully commenced series production of the latest generation of steering electronics, it said in a press release on 1 July. The components will be made at HELLA electronics plant in Amexhe, Mexico. HELLA is also developing new product solutions for steer-by-wire fun...
    02-Jul-2021 News New Products
    ZF to introduce new scalable suite of Data and AI based services for ADAS validation
    According to a press release on PR Newswire dated 30 June, German automotive parts manufacturer ZF Group plans to launch ADAS.ai, a new scalable suite of data and AI-based services for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) Virtual Engineering and Digital Validation. It is intended to aid OEMs...
    01-Jul-2021 News New Products
    Sense Photonics launches high-performance automotive lidar platform
    According to a press release published on the company's official website on 29 June, Sense Photonics, the world's leading provider of flash lidar solutions, has launched the world's first flexible, scalable, high-performance automotive lidar platform to enable widespread ADAS and AV system adoption ...
    30-Jun-2021 News New Products
    STMicroelectronics expands STM32G0 microcontroller series with multiple features
    STMicroelectronics has expanded the STM32G0 Arm Cortex -M0+ microcontroller (MCU) series with more product variants and features such as dual-bank Flash, CAN FD support, and crystal-less USB full speed data/host support, according to an official website update dated 24 June. The new STM32G050 Val...
    28-Jun-2021 News New Products
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