Enthusiast-driving zealot and longtime auto-industry executive Bob Lutz said at WCX 2018 that automated driving will vastly enhance productivity and reduce traffic fatalities - but at the expense of driving pleasure and brand differentiation.
The newly operational American Center for Mobility (ACM), designed for all-weather testing of connected and autonomous vehicles, will use Microsoft as its data infrastructure and cloud resources provider.
Blatant security hacks on connected/autonomous vehicles aren’t the “big threat.” A security expert believes the top hacking targets will be hard-to-detect, and the potential source of that information: in-vehicle microphones.
In reviewing Obama-era vehicle-emissions standards dictated aggressive fuel-economy standards for the years 2022-2025, the U.S. EPA said that in light of current market conditions and consumer preferences, the regulations should be revised.
The challenges of climate change and energy security require a continuous effort toward reduction of global environmental pollution and fossil oil consumption. To meet greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets and to decrease oil dependency, overall energy consumption of vehicles must be substantially reduced.