Not All ADAS Vehicles Created Equal

Source: EETimes  – August 8th, 2018   The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) earlier this week unveiled results, and insights gained, from tests to evaluate such ADAS features as adaptive cruise control (ACC) and lane-keeping assist (LKA). In the tests, performed both on the road and on test tracks, IIHS found that some models struggled…


Uber’s controversial self-driving truck division shuts down

Source: ArsTechnica  – July 31st, 2018   Uber is shutting down its self-driving truck program, the company acknowledged on Monday. It’s the latest example of Uber scaling back its self-driving technology efforts in the wake of a deadly Uber self-driving car crash in March. Uber’s self-driving truck program has been embroiled in controversy since Uber acquired the unit two years ago.…


Fiat Chrysler Is Being Sued Over a Software Flaw

Source: IEEESpectrum  – June 29th, 2018   Last week, a California judge decided to allow a class action lawsuit filed in December 2017against Fiat Chrysler to proceed. The lawsuit, which could have major ramifications for carmakers, was filed in response to stalling issues with 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans that the plaintiffs allege were caused by known software defects. If the plaintiffs win, the lawsuit could…