SUBARU’S EYESIGHT REDUCES CRASHES BY NEARLY TWO-THIRDS

Subaru has released data from a survey of traffic accidents involving Subaru vehicles in Japan which reveals a 61% reduction in crashes for vehicles equipped with the company’s advanced EyeSight collision avoidance technology. Subaru analysed a range of traffic accident data involving the company’s vehicles from 2010 to 2014*, and found that vehicles equipped with… Read More »

BVRLA WELCOMES CONNECTED VEHICLE FUNDING

The BVRLA has welcomed the news that driverless car research has received a £20 million boost from the Government. Eight new projects successfully bid for the investment, as part of the government’s £100 million Intelligent Mobility Fund. They range from developing autonomous shuttles that will carry visually-impaired passengers to new simulation trials for autonomous pods that could… Read More »

SmartDrive Assurance 360 Wins 2016 BIG Innovation Award

SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced today that its Assurance 360 product has been named a winner in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The BIG Innovation Awards recognize organizations and people that bring new ideas to life and the… Read More »

Driverless cars technology receives £20 million boost

Eight new projects have been awarded £20 million in funding to research and develop enhanced communication between vehicles and roadside infrastructure or urban information systems, including new ‘talking car technologies’, Business Secretary Sajid Javid will announce on a visit to the autonomous vehicles test bed in Nuneaton. The projects are the first to be funded… Read More »