A major issue still looms over the industry, and will continue to do so even after software is perfected and sensory capabilities optimized - the issue of cyber security. Industry professionals discuss their views on the challenges and new technologies regarding this issue, and make predictions as to the path the field will take in the coming years.
Google is currently driving the automotive industry forward by developing software for the autonomous car that can detect/recognize hundreds of different objects simultaneously, and react accordingly.According to Noah Lassar, Manager of Reliability Engineering at Google, autonomous vehicles must not only be efficient, fast, comfortable—and in this industry, smarter than humans— they must also be reliable. Ahead of the Autonomous Cars Event, Noah helps us understand the future of autonomous driving, how it will change the automotive industry, how it will affect the customer experience and more! Take a look at the interview to learn more...
Bill Kahn, Principal Engineer at Peterbilt Motors, speaks to us about the challenges facing autonomous truck technology, what Peterbilt is currently working on, his perspective on what could improve driver performance and equipment fuel efficiency within truck transportation. Also what technology autonomous trucks need to handle complex urban street environments, and where he sees regional versus global development progressing in the future, as well as the top (three to five) predictions for the autonomous truck industry in 2017.
In this article Hakan Sivencrona, Functional Safety Manager/Lead System Engineer at Delphi gives his perspective on;The safety technology for tomorrow’s autonomous vehicles, the rapid growth of ADAS, how consumers are setting the course for new systems, core technologies of the future, and more!
Autonomous cars have gone from concept to possibility in the last few years, and the companies innovating in the field are dealing with increasingly complex challenges in order to make the leap from possibility to reality. Frederik Diederichs, Human-Factors Engineering at Fraunhofer IAO, speaks about the opportunities and possibilities ahead, the technologies driving the project, and predicts what the lay of the land will be in 2024.
Industry professionals are asserting that the foundation of autonomous cars has been laid, and that "this development phase can be considered the natural preliminary stage of autonomous driving." Torben Pawellek of TU Braunshweig discusses C2X, the challenges facing innovative assistance functions, and the opportunities ahead.
These exclusive interviews pick that brains of some of our distinguished speaking faculty. Experts coming from Local Motors, Autoliv, J.D. Power, Zylter and Seattle Department of Transportation.