Today’s inaugural Fleet Momentum video features Brendan P. Keegan, CEO of Merchants Fleet, who participated in a wide-ranging conversation with Antich. Topics addressed included the increasing electrification of fleets, the growth in vehicle connectivity, the evolving role of fleet managers as “data scientists,” and the evolution of e-commerce businesses.
November 17, 2020
A critical component of autonomous vehicle safety will be deployment of connected-vehicle technologies -- both vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) communications. Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi are among the automakers readying models that incorporate V2X communications. Video courtesy of the New York Daily News.
November 5, 2016
Audi of America and Traffic Technology Services plan to launch this fall a form of vehicle-to-infrastructure technology -- involving traffic light information -- on select 2017 model-year Audi Q7, A4 and A4 allroad models. Video courtesy of Audi via YouTube. For the full story, click here.
August 18, 2016
The Renault-Nissan Research Center has plugged into northern California's Silicon Valley for local talent and resources to advance autonomous mobility, connected cars and zero-emission vehicles as this video shows.
February 2, 2016
Autonomous driving and vehicle-to-vehicle communications will require unprecedented data exchange speeds in vehicles. Delphi Automotive discusses the role of its upcoming multi-domain controller in making such demanding applications possible in this video.
February 2, 2016
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute researchers recently demonstrated self-driving and connected-vehicle technology while traveling a 10-mile stretch of Interstate 395 in Northern Virginia. For the full story, click here.
November 11, 2015
In this video interview with CCTV America, Ford CEO Mark Fields discusses the company's goals for "smart mobility," the role a new research facility in Silicon Valley will play, and the potential for partnerships with such technology leaders as Google.
February 13, 2015
Auto transportation has begun to undergo transformative changes because of advances in connected-vehicle technologies. Development of these technologies has the potential to save tens of thousands of lives each year in the U.S., and the University of Michigan campus will soon serve as a major test bed for this groundbreaking work. M City is due for completion in late spring. For the full story about the U-M testing facility, called M City, click here.
January 16, 2015
This video, shown before GM CEO Mary Barra's keynote address at ITS World Congress in Detroit, highlights the automaker's tradition of developing innovative technologies focused on safety. Today, the company's designers and engineers are turning science fiction into engineering reality with new advances. To read about Barra's keynote address, click here.
September 8, 2014
Automakers want to ensure the FCC protects the 5.9 GHz frequency band for optimal use in vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure wireless communications in the future. But cable and computer companies want a piece of that spectrum pie for WiFi. Here's a year-old report from the Wall Street Journal about the airwaves battle that still persists.
August 18, 2014