Autonomous Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/609091/more en Insurers Call for U.K. to Slow Down on Autonomous Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/europe/insurers-call-uk-slow-down-autonomous-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">“We must recognize that fully driverless cars require a great deal more comprehensive testing and development before they can be made commercially available in the U.K. – or anywhere in the world,” says a top insurance industry official.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/insurers-call-uk-slow-down-autonomous-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/insurers-call-uk-slow-down-autonomous-vehicles#comments Premium Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Politics Autonomous Vehicles Safety Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:36:00 +0000 1072221 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi&rsquo;s autonomous TT climbed Pikes Peak without driver.</strong></p> What Can You Make? http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/what-can-you-make <div class="node-body article-body">The Henry Ford in Dearborn will host this weekend’s celebration of creativity in parts of the museum and adjacent parking lot. The family-friendly festival is like a traveling circus, highlighting the works of local tinkerers at each stop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/what-can-you-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/what-can-you-make#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Ford Alternative Fuels Autonomous Vehicles Electric Vehicles Engines Future Products Manufacturing Technology Product Development Solar Dearborn LifeSize Moustrap Maker Faire Detroit Pewabic Pottery The Henry Ford Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 1065161 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Throwing flames a favorite pastime at Maker Faire.</strong></p> New for ’20: The HALcat http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-20-halcat <div class="node-body blog-body">Engines are becoming more potent as the self-driving car keeps evolving. Will the smart cars of the future use their horsepower for good and not evil? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/road-ahead">Road Ahead</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-20-halcat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/blog/new-20-halcat#comments Blog Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. United Kingdom Chevrolet Dodge Ford Jaguar Land Rover Autonomous Vehicles Engines Road Ahead Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:22:00 +0000 1063461 at http://wardsauto.com ZF Courting TRW for Car Connectivity, Self-Driving Savvy http://wardsauto.com/zf-courting-trw-car-connectivity-self-driving-savvy <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">An executive with the privately held German supplier says TRW is well-positioned to help it expand into areas such as Internet-enabled and autonomous-driving technology.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/zf-courting-trw-car-connectivity-self-driving-savvy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Supply Chain Europe Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Autonomous Vehicles Finance Global Sources Information & Entertainment Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:11:00 +0000 1063681 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan's Ghosn Cites Concerns Over Google's Autonomous Car http://wardsauto.com/nissans-ghosn-cites-concerns-over-googles-autonomous-car <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The head of Nissan and Renault says automakers can benefit from Google's development of self-driving cars, but notes some car companies are concerned about the effects of shared technology on brand identities. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissans-ghosn-cites-concerns-over-googles-autonomous-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Sales & Marketing Autonomous Vehicles Product Development Thu, 17 Jul 2014 05:57:00 +0000 1061981 at http://wardsauto.com German Autonomous Cars May Carry Black Box Recorders http://wardsauto.com/german-autonomous-cars-may-carry-black-box-recorders <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Aircraft-style data recorders could help give manufacturers and insurers clarity over who is liable when an autonomous car crashes.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-autonomous-cars-may-carry-black-box-recorders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Germany Autonomous Vehicles Electronics Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:06:00 +0000 1043501 at http://wardsauto.com Mercedes Launches C-Class, Vows to Increase U.S. Production http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mercedes-launches-c-class-vows-increase-us-production <div class="node-body article-body">Mercedes has taken the unprecedented step of offering its most advanced semi-autonomous-driving technology on the C-Class, featured in the automaker’s flagship S-Class model. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mercedes-launches-c-class-vows-increase-us-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/mercedes-launches-c-class-vows-increase-us-production#comments Public Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Mercedes Autonomous Vehicles Production Vehicle Assembly Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:08:00 +0000 1042151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"><strong>Mercedes C-Class production launched in Alabama June 18.</strong></span></p> Mercedes’ U.S. Assembly Plant http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/mercedes-us-assembly-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mercedes-Benz launched its first and only U.S. vehicle assembly plant in 1995. Officially known as Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, MBUSI has solely produced SUVs and CUVs for North America and export markets until production of the C-Class luxury sedan began in June. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/mercedes-us-assembly-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/plants-production/mercedes-us-assembly-plant#comments Public Plants & Production Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Mercedes Autonomous Vehicles Production Vehicle Assembly Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:07:00 +0000 1042121 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New C-Class to &ldquo;significantly&rdquo; increase output at U.S. plant, Mercedes says.</strong></p> Google Rolls Out Advanced Autonomous Car http://wardsauto.com/google-rolls-out-advanced-autonomous-car <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Google co-founder Sergey Brin says the company's short-term plan is to build up to 200 of the self-driving 2-passenger cars, which have no steering wheel or accelerator or brake pedals.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/google-rolls-out-advanced-autonomous-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Autonomous Vehicles Wed, 28 May 2014 04:16:00 +0000 1028341 at http://wardsauto.com Autonomous Vehicle Interiors Offer Opportunities for Differentiation, Innovation http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/autonomous-vehicle-interiors-offer-opportunities-differentiation-innovation <div class="field-deck"> 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Game playing, relaxing and talking with family are all scenarios seen with the adoption of autonomous vehicles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/autonomous-vehicle-interiors-offer-opportunities-differentiation-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/suppliers/autonomous-vehicle-interiors-offer-opportunities-differentiation-innovation#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. JCI 2014 WardsAuto Interiors Conference Autonomous Vehicles Vehicle Interiors Autonomous vehicles Carolyn Peters College for Creative Studies Dave Muyres interior JCI Jeevak Badve Johnson Controls Sundberg & Ferar Wed, 21 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 1024801 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>College for Creative Studies&rsquo; Carolyn Peters.</strong></p>