LG with HERE Technologies is to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles. HERE Technologies is a global provider of digital mapping and location services. The solution combines LG’s advanced telematics..
U.S. production for the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF with ProPILOT Assist technology begins in Tennessee
Production for the all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF is officially underway at the Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. The Nissan LEAF will be available at dealerships nationwide in the U.S. starting..
NTT Docomo announced today that in a trial of 5G technologies for automobiles, which it conducted jointly with Toyota, Ericsson and Intel, it achieved data speeds of up to 1 Gbps for..
NTT Docomo has agreed with Sony to conduct a joint trial involving the real-time transmission of high-definition video via a fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications system to a 4K digital signage system fitted..
Mitsubishi Electric Begins Mass-producing Auto Industry’s First Crankshaft ISG System for 48V Hybrid Vehicles
Mitsubishi Electric announced today that it has begun mass-producing the auto industry’s first crankshaft-mounted integrated starter-generator (ISG) system for 48V hybrid vehicles, which will be mounted in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Compared to belt-driven..
Mitsubishi Electric’s in-vehicle Driver Monitoring System Simultaneously Monitor Driver and Front Passenger with one wide-angle camera
Mitsubishi Electric today announced the development of the first in-vehicle driver monitoring system using one wide-angle camera to detect the driver and front passenger simultaneously. Conventional driver-monitoring systems generally use a camera..
Toshiba Next-Generation Lithium-ion Battery Gives a Compact EV a Drive Range of 320km on Six minutes of Ultra-rapid Recharging
Toshiba today announced the development of its next-generation SCiB, which uses a new material to double the capacity of the battery anode. The new battery offers high- energy density and the ultra-rapid..
Mitsubishi Electric Field Testing World’s First Autonomous Driving System Using CLAS from Quasi-Zenith Satellite System
Mitsubishi Electric announced today that it began field testing the world’s first autonomous driving technology on highways to use a centimeter-level augmentation service (CLAS) broadcast from the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) on..
Yamaha Motor will launch the new Wolverine X4 ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle) in North America and other markets from September 2017. The new Wolverine X4 ROV features a newly-developed 2-cylinder engine and..