Connected Transportation News

Ford digital twin for predictive headlights

Ford is using simulation software from Ansys to develop predictive headlights that improve vehicle visibility at night. Ansys AVxcelerate Headlamp virtual environment is providing Ford with physics-based lighting simulation [...]

Yunex Traffic and HERE expand partnership across Europe

Building on the success of its data-based traffic management systems in the UK, German firm Siemens’ traffic management business Yunex Traffic is expanding its urban mobility partnership with Eindhoven, [...]

Taoglas and u-blox ultra-reliable GNSS for e-bikes

IoT specialist Taoglas and positioning tech developer u-blox has showcased an e-bike at the Mobile World Congress in Los Angeles. Developed for e-bike provider COWBOY, the COWBOY e-bike is [...]

Synopsys, Dassault integrate lighting with car design

US company Synopsys and French industrial major Dassault Systèmes have partnered to integrate Synopsys’ optical design technology into the Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE platform. The integration will add a complete [...]

Sustainable Electric Infrastructure on US Interstates

Location intelligence specialist Esri has partnered with the University of Texas and transportation nonprofit The Ray to develop a mapping tool to analyse interstate right-of-way land as potential sites [...]

Heathrow & Vertical to develop Urban Air Mobility

Electrical aviation startup Vertical Aerospace has begun a collaboration with Heathrow Airport to explore how Vertical’s VA-X4 electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle could operate from Heathrow by [...]

Wayve autonomous van trial with Asda

UK-based autonomous mobility start-up Wayve is partnering with UK ‘big four’ grocer, Asda, to trial autonomous delivery vans as part of the retailer’s last mile operation. The trial will [...]

WeRide launches China’s first Level 4 self-driving van

Chinese self driving firm WeRide has unveiled WeRide Robovan, the company’s first foray into urban logistics. The company says that the Robovan is the first Level 4 self driving [...]

Lytx App to improve driver performance

California based AI telematics specialist Lytx has launched a set of tools to help drivers improve performance, safety and compliance. The tools allow commercial and fleet drivers to use [...]

Microsoft unveils IoT technology for EVs

Microsoft unveiled its latest cloud and IoT technology unlocking the potential of cloud computing for smart mobility at this week’s inaugural 2035 E-Mobility Taiwan Exhibition. The reveal highlighted Microsoft’s [...]

GM ADAS platform brings 95% hands-free driving

General Motors has launched a new ADAS platform for the company’s premium vehicles. The company says that Ultra Cruise enables true hands-free driving in 95 percent of driving scenarios. [...]

NXP tests advanced V2X scenarios

NXP Semiconductors has developed V2X-enabled prototypes including a smart V2X-enabled e-bike together with bicycle manufacturer Riese & Müller. NXP’s V2X technology is based on 802.11p, also known as DSRC [...]