Driving

Bosch And VW Group To Co-Develop Hands-Free Driving Assist

Bosch And VW Group To Co-Develop Hands-Free Driving Assist

Software teams from Bosch Cross-Domain Computing Solutions and VW’s Cariad divisions will … [+] collaborate to develop hands-free partially automated driving systems to launch on VW Group vehicles starting in 2023 Bosch Like many companies in the automotive industry, over the past couple of years, both Bosch and Volkswagen Group have established large software engineering …

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New Ratings Aim To Make Partial ‘Self Driving’ Safer

New Ratings Aim To Make Partial ‘Self Driving’ Safer

A new ratings program aims to evaluate how well partial automation systems provide important … [+] protections. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Vehicles on the market today often have partially automated systems that “share” the driving with motorists, like Autopilot, Pilot Assist and Super Cruise.  But most of the new technology doesn’t provide enough back-up …

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Older Drivers Driving Older Cars Are At The Greatest Risk Of Getting Into Fatal Crashes

Older Drivers Driving Older Cars Are At The Greatest Risk Of Getting Into Fatal Crashes

They may ride just fine, but older drivers’ “retirement vehicles” lack many key safety systems. Los Angeles Times via Getty Images It’s almost a cliché, the sight of a aged motorist who can barely peer over the steering wheel, driving a well-kept, yet still dated older car. While holding onto a vehicle as long as …

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Volvo to run first unsupervised autonomous driving trials this year

Volvo to run first unsupervised autonomous driving trials this year

Volvo will launch its first unsupervised autonomous driving technology in its new electric large SUV, to be revealed later this year. The Swedish car maker confirmed that the technology, called Ride Pilot, will first be available in the US state of California, which is well-known for its forward-thinking in relation to autonomous driving. It expects trials to …

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New Survey ‘Takes Nation’s Pulse’ About Drinking And Driving During The Pandemic, And It’s Not Good

New Survey ‘Takes Nation’s Pulse’ About Drinking And Driving During The Pandemic, And It’s Not Good

A new public opinion poll indicated that there was a significant increase in self-reported … [+] alcohol-impaired driving in 2021 compared to past years. Universal Images Group via Getty Images The prevalence of alcohol-impaired driving, reasons for engaging in risky behavior, and characteristics of drivers who do it are reflected in a new public opinion …

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Mercedes-Benz Introduces World’s First Internationally Valid System For Conditionally Automated Driving

Mercedes-Benz Introduces World’s First Internationally Valid System For Conditionally Automated Driving

Mercedes-Benz is the first automotive company in the world to meet the demanding legal requirements for a level 3 system. Germany has taken a pioneering role in this with the opening of the Road Traffic Act of 2017 for level 3 systems. The result is that customers will be able to purchase an S-Class with …

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