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Oct 17

Zooming luxury cars expose a two-speed China

Zooming luxury cars expose a two-speed China

Luxury cars in China are pointing to economic hazards ahead. Mercedes-Benz, BMW and peers notched up healthy revenue growth in the country during the third quarter. The wider industry, meanwhile, is suffering: data released on Monday showed a 6.3 per cent drop in September sales compared"...

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Oct 16

Automakers cut jobs and fear for investment as Brexit looms

Automakers cut jobs and fear for investment as Brexit looms

LONDON: One in three British automotive firms is cutting jobs as Brexit nears, up from one in eight just under a year ago, according to a survey conducted by a group representing the industry which risks being a big loser from Brexit.

Eighty"...

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Oct 15

Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport Winners Announced for Prizes Worth USD 5.1 Million

Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport Winners Announced for Prizes Worth USD 5.1 Million

Dubai World Congress for Self-Driving Transport; organised by Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai on 15th and 16th October 2019 has attracted more than 700 technology leaders and innovators as well as 3000 visitors of the accompanying exhibition. The congress focuses on cutting-edge"...

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Oct 14

Inkas Launches SWAT Series APCs

Inkas Launches SWAT Series APCs

Based on the high demand for non-military armored vehicles by international SWAT units, Mr. Ulugbekhon Maksumov, CEO of Inkas Vehicles LLC made a decision to contribute to the law enforcement sector on rescue missions. This decision supports the INKAS mission of “saving lives”"...

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Oct 06

Velodyne Lidar Executive Addresses How to Make Driverless Vehicles Safe, Ready and Familiar on the Road

Velodyne Lidar Executive Addresses How to Make Driverless Vehicles Safe, Ready and Familiar on the Road

Dr. Mircea Gradu, Sr. Vice President Quality and Validation at Velodyne Lidar, Inc., will be featured on two panels at the upcoming GITEX Technology Week in Dubai on October 7 and 8. Gradu, a distinguished engineer, is an officer and the 2018 President of SAE International. He will review how lidar sensors deliver outstanding perception performance in three dimensions, allowing vehicles to detect and avoid objects in a range of environmental conditions and roadway settings. Furthermore, he will discuss the critical success factors in testing and validation that lidar sensors must achieve to support autonomous vehicles (AV) and advanced driver......

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Oct 01

U.S. Army Awards $35.1 Million Contract to FLIR Systems for New Chemical Agent Disclosure Spray

U.S. Army Awards $35.1 Million Contract to FLIR Systems for New Chemical Agent Disclosure Spray

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced it has won an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract worth up to $35.1 million with the United States Army to deliver a new version of the company’s Agentase™ C2 chemical agent disclosure spray to detect sulfur mustard,"...

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Sep 30

Iochpe-Maxion Joins New Mobility Ecosystem with Innovation Office in Berlin

Iochpe-Maxion Joins New Mobility Ecosystem with Innovation Office in Berlin

Iochpe-Maxion, a multi-billion dollar global leader in the production of automotive wheels, and a leading producer of automotive structural components in the Americas, announced today the opening of a new mobility innovation office in Berlin, Germany.

“As"...

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Sep 29

The Stubborn Non-Use of Indicators on UAE Roads, a Key Ingredient to the #1 Cause of Road Fatalities

The Stubborn Non-Use of Indicators on UAE Roads, a Key Ingredient to the #1 Cause of Road Fatalities

A nuisance observed daily on UAE roads is the stubborn non-use of indicators. Regardless if motorists change lanes, merge onto highways, exit highways, turn at T-junctions or 4-way junctions or exit roundabouts, very often this happens without the use of indicators. Even fines of AED 200"...

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Sep 24

Hyundai, Aptiv to form $4 billion self-driving car JV

Hyundai, Aptiv to form $4 billion self-driving car JV

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv, a global technology company with focus on the future of mobility, said that they will be forming an autonomous driving joint venture valued at $4 billion, with each having a 50 per cent ownership stake.

The partnership brings together one of the"...

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Sep 17

Velodyne Executive Addresses Why Lidar is Necessary for Safe Vehicle Automation at IAA 2019 Conference

Velodyne Executive Addresses Why Lidar is Necessary for Safe Vehicle Automation at IAA 2019 Conference

Marta Hall, President and Chief Business Development Officer of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will address the future of vehicle safety at the IAA 2019 Conference in Frankfurt. Hall’s presentation will highlight the development of advanced, cost-effective lidar technology for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomy, particularly to protect pedestrians, assist drivers and save lives. The event will take place at Velodyne’s booth (Hall 8.0, Booth A13) on September 18 at 11:00 a.m. CEST (GMT+2). “There are dozens of companies working on autonomous vehicles. Incredible possibilities have opened as a result of the engineering......

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