GM unit unveils first ‘real’ self-driving car

Source: Smart2Zero  – September 12th, 2017   General Motors-owned Cruise Automation (San Francisco, CA) has unveiled its 3rd-generation self-driving car prototype. Acquired by General Motors last year, the company – which operates as an independent unit – says its latest prototype represents “the world’s first mass-producible car designed to operate without a driver.” The prototype…


Magna platform brings L4 autonomy to existing car designs

Source: Smart2Zero  – September 4th, 2017   Austrian-Canadian technology company Magna International has introduced a comprehensive electronics platform that enables autonomous driving up to level four and can be integrated into existing and future car designs – provided, of course, they already have the appropriate actors. The platform, dubbed MAX4 combines cameras, radar, lidar and…


Global motorcycle sensors market forecast

Source: EENewsAutomotive  – August 20th, 2017   A new report from market research firm TechNavio predicts that the global motorcycle sensors market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 13% by 2021. Sensor types covered in the report include process, position, and motion sensors, with process sensors – which are…