Tech

Hyundai Airbag Targets Secondary Impacts

January 25, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has developed an airbag system that deploys after a more serious secondary collision if the initial crash isn’t severe enough to trigger deployment.

JLR Tests Directional Alerts for Autonomous Cars

January 24, 2019 at 7:11 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd is developing a system that projects the intended direction of travel onto the road ahead of a self-driving vehicle to alert other road users.

German Auto Industry Ponders Alliance for Autonomous Tech

January 23, 2019 at 9:43 AM

Carmakers and several major suppliers are discussing plans to develop a single system for operating self-driving vehicles, sources tell Manager Magazin.

Toyota Truck Wins Dakar Rally

January 18, 2019 at 12:24 PM

Toyota Motor Corp.’s Gazoo Racing won the Dakar Rally in Peru with a specially equipped Hilux pickup truck.

Hyundai Mobis, KT Test 5G Tech

January 18, 2019 at 11:01 AM

Hyundai Mobis Co. is partnering with KT Corp. to develop and test 5G cellular-based vehicle-to-everything applications in South Korea.

Ford Partners with Silicon Valley Firm on 3D-Printed Parts

January 17, 2019 at 5:19 PM

Ford Motor Co. has begun using 3D-printed parts made by California’s Carbon Inc. on three production vehicles.

ZF, Nvidia Team Up on Level 4 Autonomous Car Computer

January 15, 2019 at 2:04 AM

ZF Friedrichshafen AG says its new ProAI RoboThink central control unit will be the most powerful in-vehicle supercomputer aimed at Level 4 autonomous driving and mobility-as-a-service applications.

ExxonMobil Joins IBM Quantum Computing Group

January 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Oil giant ExxonMobil Corp. has joined IBM Corp.’s Q Network consortium that aims to use quantum computing to develop products and processes.

Semi-Autonomous Cadillac Super Cruise Nabs Tech Award

January 11, 2019 at 4:40 PM

General Motors Co. semi-autonomous Super Cruise system has been named the 2019 Technology of the Year by Autoblog.

Bose Readies New Road Noise Cancellation Tech

January 11, 2019 at 3:14 PM

High-end audio specialist Bose Corp. has developed a noise cancellation system to counter road sounds.

Valeo Touts "Transparent" Trailer Display

January 10, 2019 at 5:52 PM

Valeo SA’s XtraVue Trailer system is designed to help drivers to “see through” a towed trailer.

Mazda Debuts Cold-Stamped High-Strength Steel Applications

January 10, 2019 at 3:19 PM

Mazda Motor Corp. says its latest Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture is the first production application for cold-stamped advanced high-strength steels rated above 1,200 MPa.