Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

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December 7, 2017

House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech

During a House subcommittee hearing on emerging transportation technology Thursday, representatives found themselves pondering the societal impact autonomous vehicles may have on American workers.

November 29, 2017

Lockheed Martin Tests Autonomous System for Military Convoys

Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Mobility Applique System has logged more than 55,000 miles in testing, during the U.S. Army’s Extended Warfighter Experiment at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Fort Bliss, Texas.

November 6, 2017

Are We Adopting Advanced Safety Systems Quickly Enough?

Advanced driver assistance systems present an opportunity to save thousands of lives and drive economic expansion over the next decade – but we need to move faster, contended Brian Collie, partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, in a recent speech.

November 2, 2017

UPS to Retrofit Class 8 Trucks with Collision-Mitigation Technology

UPS has announced that it is equipping more than 5,700 of its existing Class 8 tractors with advanced collision mitigation technology that can alert drivers to moving and stationary objects around the vehicle.

November 1, 2017

Trucking Alliance Adopts AAA Advanced Safety Tech Recommendations

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, commonly known as the Trucking Alliance, announced that its carrier members must use four truck-safety technologies that the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has concluded are critical to reducing large truck crashes and saving lives.

September 27, 2017

Bendix Touts New Driver Assist, Safety Features at NACV

Bendix made a series of feature announcements at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, touting a series of safety-focused driver assistance and component enhancements available now and in the near future.

September 18, 2017

Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

September 14, 2017

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the adaptive cruise control capability now available in new vehicles and allows trucks to operate more smoothly as a unit, reducing and controlling the gaps between trucks.

August 7, 2017

Watch: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Topic of NTSB, NSC Panel

The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to the 2017 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

July 27, 2017

Driver Assistance Technology as a Co-Pilot

Advanced driver assistance systems, like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating or even apply vehicle brakes automatically, are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.

July 25, 2017

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

The National Safety Council and The National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

July 5, 2017

NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference

The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and challenges of advanced driver-assistance systems implementation in heavy-duty trucks and fleets.

March 22, 2017

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.

November 1, 2016

Continental Safety Technologies Help Build Road to Autonomous Vehicles

Continental recently showed off systems that will help truck makers meet safety needs down the road, whether pushed by regulations or customer demand, as well as pave the way toward autonomous vehicles.

August 18, 2016

Bendix Highlights Newest Advanced Safety System

Trucking journalists recently got an up-close demonstration of Bendix’s new Wingman Fusion integrated vehicle safety system, which uses advanced, high-speed computers, fully integrated safety systems and image-recognition cameras to give drivers fewer false alarms and faster responses in critical situations.

June 15, 2016

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Aim of Bendix Parent Company Acquisition

Bendix’s German parent company Knorr-Bremse is making an acquisition to position it for future autonomous vehicle technology.

September 30, 2015

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups for Unexpected Braking

The recall, covering 33,481 pickups in the U.S., will address a potential braking problem tied to the adaptive cruise control radar.

August 27, 2015

OnGuard Active to Sense Stationary Objects in Lane Ahead

Meritor Wabco’s OnGuard radar-based collision mitigation system will react to stationary objects as well as slower moving objects in an enhanced version that will be available early next year.

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