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2014-10-01 08:22:53

Research activities in California set to expand Sunnyvale, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first automobile manufacturers permitted to do so, Mercedes-Benz has been testing autonomously driving automobiles on public roads in the US state of California since September. In addition, the company will from now on also use Concord Naval Weapons Station (CNWS), the largest test bed site in the US, for further testing of its future technology....

2014-09-30 12:21:03

New Survey Reveals Americans Prefer Short Weekend Road Trips Over Week-Long Vacations ST. LOUIS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether we're heading out for a simple change of scenery... hitting the road to see the changing fall colors... or donning our school colors for some football and tailgating, autumn is a prime season for weekend getaways. And, according to new research from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, the world's largest rental car brand, these relatively brief road trips may be the most...

2014-09-22 08:21:05

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global connected vehicle technology leader Cohda Wireless has welcomed news that General Motors' first intelligent "connected car" is due off the production lines within the next two years. Delphi Automotive PLC, a company that will supply GM with connectivity technology to let cars "talk" with one another and provide drivers with critical safety information, uses Cohda's safety applications software. Earlier this month,...

2014-09-18 12:22:14

In a New Plymouth Rock Assurance Study, 99 Percent of New Jersey Drivers Report Witnessing At Least One Road Rage Incident; Company Offers Tips to Reduce Stress and Deter Aggressive Driving RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plymouth Rock Assurance has published the results of a new study revealing that virtually all drivers polled have witnessed provocative driving behavior or road rage in New Jersey. Behaviors reported include unsafe and aggressive driving sometimes even leading...

2014-09-18 12:20:57

Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official licence for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads. On "Senate Bill No. 1298" taking effect, Mercedes-Benz received a corresponding licence permitting it to test vehicles in autonomous driving mode in...

2014-09-08 08:21:25

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through a new alliance between ADEPT Driver and Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy, students of the Los Angeles-based academy will now benefit from the scientifically proven teenSMART crash reduction program. The teenSMART program was created by ADEPT Driver, a California company that uses scientific methods to develop crash reduction programs that are proven to be effective. The Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy now includes teenSMART's curriculum...

2014-09-06 23:02:05

Savari, a leading provider of next generation V2X solutions for the ITS space announces the availability of its mini DSRC OBU platform Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Savari, a leading provider of next generation V2X solutions for the ITS space announces the availability of its mini DSRC OBU platform. The mini-OBU has a foot print smaller than a standard credit card and supports a wide range of V2V and V2I applications from safety (collision-warning) to commercial tolling/road...

cars should communicate with each other
2014-09-06 04:50:00

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of Michigan and several automotive industry partners are looking to have a wireless vehicle-to-vehicle communication system operational within seven years, the Ann Arbor-based school announced on Friday. According to Reuters reporter Ben Klayman, the university’s new Mobility Transformation Center (MTC) will be helping to develop and implement technology that will enable cars and trucks to communicate...

2014-09-02 23:06:05

Autotalks vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication chipset is the market solution of choice for OEM series-production programs Clarkston, Michigan (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Autotalks, the leading provider of integrated V2X chipset for vehicle safety and mobility applications, will present its solution in Booth #2905 at 21st ITS World Congress 2014 (September 7-11, Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI), together with a dominant portfolio of customer modules. USDOT...

2014-08-30 23:03:30

Attorneys review the implications of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s proposed rule requiring new cars to be equipped with vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems. Greenville, S.C. (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 Auto accident law firm, Standeffer & Harbin urges car manufacturers and public agencies to provide robust security systems in new vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems in order to prevent hackers from accessing vehicles’ vital systems and causing...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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