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Tuesday 18 September 2018

Honda participates at the autonomous driving program

At the 25th World ITS Congress in Copenhagen, Honda presented its intelligent transport systems: advanced and next-generation products focused on virtuous vehicle monitoring, communication between connected cars, active safety and autonomous driving.

In particular, Honda Sensing is the package of active safety technologies and autonomous driving that uses a combination of radar and video information to alert and assist the driver in potentially dangerous situations.

Systems include: automatic emergency braking to avoid potential collisions; predictive cruise control capable of adapting to vehicles that "cut off the road" on high-speed routes ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Volkswagen expands its activities in intelligent transport systems

During the 25th Edition of the ITS World Congress that opened yesterday in Copenhagen, the Volkswagen group presented its activities in the intelligent transport of people and goods.

As a member of Ertico - ITS Europe, the group actively collaborates with some cities (from Järfälla, near Stockholm, Hamburg, Barcelona to Somerville, in the United States) to implement concrete projects that simplify urban mobility.

Autonomous driving, digitalisation and connectivity of all transport systems, together with new flexibility services, are important levers to make the mobility of people and goods in ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Hankook technical sponsor of Napoli football team

On the occasion of the second home game of the Serie A 2018/2019 season, Hankook Tire Italia and the Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli have announced a partnership for the next two football seasons.

The tire manufacturer will be an institutional sponsor of Naples until June 2020. Carlo Citarella, Managing Director of Hankook Tire Italia, said: "Football has a great tradition in Italy and has assumed an important role in Hankook's marketing strategies. The signing of the sponsorship contract with S.S.C. Naples is a topic very important ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Suzuki is a technical sponsor of the Silk exhibition

Suzuki Italia is Technical Sponsor of the exhibition "Silk: the golden thread that united Piedmont to Japan", active until November 20 at the Royal Castle of Racconigi (Cuneo).

As the exhibition aims to illustrate the link between Piedmont and Japan through the history of silk, so the same elements are part of Suzuki's history: an international company based in Japan, founded in 1909 as a manufacturer of textile frames and that sees its Italian headquarters always located near Turin.

Although today it is known for being a manufacturer of ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Hyundai Mobis develops software for autonomous driving simulations

Hyundai Mobis, a company of the Hyundai Motor group, has announced that it has started to develop video technologies for autonomous driving simulations based on high-definition software for the development of 3D games.

The technique consists in carrying out autonomous driving tests in various 3D virtual environments used in computer games, in order to improve the accuracy of an autonomous navigation sensor in development.

Using high-definition 3D video, the technology can reproduce different driving scenarios such as complex urban areas, situations of poor visibility such as poorly lit streets at ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

SsangYong: in 2019 three new models in Europe and Australia

SsangYong aims to launch three new models in Australia and Europe, within the next year: the successor of the Korando, a petrol variant of the C300 and a Rexton Sports pickup with a longer body.

"We will enter overseas markets, Australia and Europe, with three new models launched next year. In a difficult situation, we have invested 400 billion won (357 million dollars) a year in the development of new vehicles and structures, "said SsangYong Motor CEO Choi Jong-sik, at the end of a press conference held to announce the ...

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Audi gets license to test autonomous vehicles in China

Audi received approval from the Chinese government to test autonomous driving vehicles on public roads in the country.

The manufacturer is conducting tests of the functions of intelligent and connected vehicles, in collaboration with Huawei Technologies and China Mobile in Wuxi, in the province of Jiangsu, where the exhibition "World of Things Exposition 2018" is taking place.

These tests are an important basis for autonomous driving around the world, said Audi in a statement.

"Car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure functions expand the technological base, enabling us to offer autonomous driving in China ...

Monday 17 September 2018

PSA demonstrates its v2x technology for connected vehicles in China

At the World IoT Expo in Wuxi (China), the first world-connected city has opened its doors to the public thanks to which it is experimenting with the LTE-V2X wireless communication technology specifically designed for the transport sector.

This technology applies to intelligent connected vehicles and autonomous driving and allows dialogue between the vehicle and the surrounding environment (other vehicles, infrastructure, pedestrians).

On this occasion the PSA Group presented its latest innovations in LTE-V2X technology, developed in parallel with Huawei and Qualcomm.

These demonstrations, carried out for the first time on ...

Monday 17 September 2018

Volkswagen opens four new factories in China

The Volkswagen group strengthens its strategy of localization in China, with the opening of four new factories, bringing to 23 the number of production plants located in the country.

The Wolfsburg brand aims to continue to grow in the Chinese market, considered increasingly crucial to achieve global leadership.

The opening of new production plants will take place in collaboration with the local Volkswagen partner, the Chinese FAW group.

The factories will be built in Qingdao, Tianjin and Foshan, where there is already a production plant, to which the new plant ...

Saturday 15 September 2018

Maruti Suzuki to increase production of the Baleno

Maruti Suzuki is increasing the Indian production of Baleno to answer to request that is becoming increasingly high.

The car, in the last year, has always been consistently in the ranking of the five most popular models in the Asian market.

The Beleno has already been sold in India in over 450 thousand units since its launch and the expected production increase will also reduce the waiting times for consumers.