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25 Apr 2017

CONSUMERS FEAR TECHNOLOGY FAILURES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

CONSUMERS FEAR TECHNOLOGY FAILURES WITH AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES With the exception of Generation Y (1977-1994), all other generational groups are becoming more sceptical of self-driving technology, which poses a new challenge to car manufacturers and technology developers, according to the J.D. Power 2017 US Tech Choice Study. The study was carried out in January-February 2017 and is based on an online survey of more than 8,500 consumers who purchased/leased a new vehicle in the past five years.

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11 Apr 2017

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE

AUTONOMOUS BUSES FOR SINGAPORE The country’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial autonomous buses.ST Kinetics will develop and integrate the autonomous vehicle technologies on to two 40-seater electric buses that can be deployed to serve fixed and scheduled services for intra- and inter-town travel in the future.

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08 Apr 2017

RENESAS ELECTRONICS IMPROVES SECURITY AND SAFETY OF CONNECTED CARS

RENESAS ELECTRONICS IMPROVES SECURITY AND SAFETY OF CONNECTED CARS Renesas Electronics of Santa Clara California announced new software packages for the R-Car automotive computing platform to improve security and safety capabilities for next-generation connected cars. The software packages implement embedded optimized virtualization technology that enables embedded systems to have—in a single system—security features that protect the car from external threats, and functional safety features that assure continued safe operation even in the event of failures.

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