Entries under "Autonomous truck"

The beautiful new world: artificial intelligence in traffic

March 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

The industry association Bitkom claims that most Germans see very big chances for artificial intelligence (AI) in vehicles.

Come to visit the Zukunftskongress Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 in Berlin

October 17th, 2017 (No Comments)

Under the motto “ Commercial vehicles – networked and efficient in the future”, commercial vehicle professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and future technologies at the DEKRA-organized Zukunftskongress für kommerzielle Nutzfahrzeuge 2017 (Future Congress for Commercial Vehicles) on November 7 and 8, 2017.

“Ghost parking” – a potential accident risk

October 7th, 2017 (No Comments)

Our guest author Christoph Becker informs about the dangers of ghost parking – and the penalties for illegal parking.

Platooning: First test in Singapore

February 5th, 2017 (No Comments)

Scania is testing the autonomous column driving – platooning – between two harbor terminals in Singapore. As soon as the vehicles are adapted to the local conditions, four trucks should be driven close together. Other truck manufacturers are also planning their first practice tests.

Automated driving: convincing work must be done

November 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

While the commercial vehicle industry is pushing forward the highly automated driving, the transport and logistics sector remains skeptical. This even starts with the use of software.

Platooning: The fast connection between trucks

March 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

For years the truck manufacturer Scania is testing the so-called platooning – a column of trucks driving very closely spaced. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February Scania and the telecommunications company Ericsson announced jointly to continue optimizing the networking of trucks.

5G: Highly automated driving need fast networks

January 4th, 2016 (No Comments)

While the vehicle manufacturers introduce the first highly automated cars and trucks and test them on selected roads, communication technology is still lagging behind. Not until 2020, with 5G, the fifth generation of mobile phone standard will be coming to create sufficient capacity for communication between vehicles and the infrastructure.

Highly automated vehicles get test track in Bavaria

September 30th, 2015 (No Comments)

Germany gets its first test track for highly automated vehicles. In early September Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt signed the Innovation Charter for the Digital Test Field Highway.