Showing posts with label Automotive and Transportation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Automotive and Transportation. Show all posts

Friday, 17 June 2016

Google to Enter into One-Of-Its-Kind Collaboration with Fiat Chrysler to Build 100 Driverless Cars

Google’s most-sought after search for finding an automaker partner to expand its existing self-driving test program has finally ended. The technology giant’s self-driving technology will be integrated into Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans; the new self-driving cars will not be any car but minivan. Google announced this week that it has inked a deal with the Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler to build as many as 100 driverless Pacifica minivans. We will be seeing first ones to hit the road as early as this year end. 

The Google Self-Driving Car Project and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recently announced that they intend to integrate Google's self-driving technology into all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans; the collaboration is considered as first-of-its-kind, since it is the first time Google has worked in direct association with an automobile maker to integrate its self-driving technology—including sensors and software—into the making of a passenger vehicle. Speculations over the concluded deal has already surfaced last month.

Monday, 30 May 2016

Google to Enter into One-Of-Its-Kind Collaboration with Fiat Chrysler to Build 100 Driverless Cars

Google’s most-sought after search for finding an automaker partner to expand its existing self-driving test program has finally ended. The technology giant’s self-driving technology will be integrated into Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans; the new self-driving cars will not be any car but minivan. Google announced this week that it has inked a deal with the Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler to build as many as 100 driverless Pacifica minivans. We will be seeing first ones to hit the road as early as this year end.


Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Transportation Security Technology Market 2014 - 2020

Transportation security constitutes of various systems and services to provide security in all modes of transportation’s, viz. airways, waterways, roadways, and railways. The topic aims to provide an intense study on the security solutions exclusively used in transportation field. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the U.S department of Homeland Security that exercises authority over the public transport in US. The transportation security market is lucrative market due to increase in security requirements and rapid change in regulatory requirements. The research focuses on the various technologies used in securing the modes of transports.

The significant increase in the transportation security market is due its advanced security methods. The constant need of public safety, massive infrastructural development and business continuity are some of the major drivers for the growth of this market. A huge number of passengers travel through all modes of transport; therefore, such modes of transport are vulnerable to terrorist attacks, which gives the transportation security technology a further push towards growth. Implementing the security applications in all modes of transportation and its high investment cost are the some challenges in this market.

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Market Forecasts, 2014 - 2020

The increasing number of mega cities and the population growth in developed and developing countries has increased the importance of deploying an intelligent transport system (ITS). ITS system constitutes both, road transport and an efficient metro/underground rail system. ITS involves the revamp of overall technological aspects such as GPS, Carrier Access for Land Mobiles (CALM), Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) etc. Globally, the concerned government departments understand the importance of implementing an efficient ITS system, which is an important driving factor for the market growth.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Automated Fare Collection System for Seamless Transit Transactions

Convenience factor associated with automated fare collection system, for both agency and riders, acts as the trump card in public transit market.

Recent installations of automated fare collection system for public transit facilities, have been a shot-in-the-arm for converting ridership volumes into financial revenues. Contemporary vendors present exemplary modular, open solutions catering to operational needs and revenue growth objectives.

Various units add up to provide a networked and distributed system, compliant to set industry standards. Transit agencies gain cost-effective assistance that aids transportation device management, handling process data for devices, processing transaction history for fee settlements, placing charges and revenue as per operator allocation, and establishing an interface between functional tiers.

Monday, 7 March 2016

European Countries Mandate Installation of LDW Systems

Allied Market Research, a reputed market research firm headquartered at Portland, is ready to publish a report titled “World Automotive Camera & Camera Module Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 - 2020.” The report studies the CAGR and the revenue generated by the automotive camera and camera module market during the forecast period. Research further evaluates North America, which has shown tremendous growth over the past six years. Adoption rate of ADAS in current automobiles and rising impact of New Car Assessment Program have influenced the industry. In addition, growing focus of the insurance organizations  to lower the cost due to road accidents has created opportunities for this sector. 

Friday, 19 February 2016

To Embed, to Tether or to Integrate - the Dilemma of the $141 Billion Connected Car Market

To embed, to tether or to integrate? Most people would probably wonder what we are talking about, but those in the Connected Car business know that these three verbs define the entire sector. The Connected Car, just like any other mobile connectivity service, can be delivered via a multitude of ways. The car can have an embedded SIM provided by the auto-maker for purposes relating to telematics, or the car could come with a digital interface that can be powered by a SIM of the driver's choice or the car could just have a compatible digital display that a connected mobile device can be plugged into, activating the display and the knobs and controls the driver can use to access features on his phone while he is driving.

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market is Expected to Reach $60.14 Billion, Global, by 2020

A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Market Size, Industry Analysis, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", The Global Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market would garner $60.14 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 22.8% during 2014 - 2020. The deployment of sensors in vehicles has brought a massive transformation in the automotive industry by providing improved passenger experience and safety. The growing trend for comfort and safety while driving, along with favourable government initiatives has largely supplemented the growth of the ADAS market. An increase in electronic integration along with the multiple functions of different sensors which are used in various driving assistance applications would boost the ADAS market in the coming years. ADAS applications are majorly adopted in the European region and contribute for the largest revenue in the global market, followed by North America. Stringent government regulations and the rising income of people, account for the high growth of the Asian countries.