New Finnish invention warns against road slipperiness

A new revolutionary invention on road slipperiness has been introduced in Finland. The new EGRIP solution produces real-time slipperiness information for the benefit of drivers, transport operators and other road users. In addition to slipperiness, the solution can also refine other data collected from the CAN bus of the vehicle, such as location and outdoor … More New Finnish invention warns against road slipperiness

Welcome to Slushy Finland!

It’s again the Slush season and that means Slush! If you are interested about Intelligent Transportation Systems, Public Transportation, logistics, transports or even Traffic Management, eGRIP or eDAS or how we can detect slipperiness based on in-vehicle sensors and how we combine the driving, drivers style and third-party data together and disseminate the refined information for … More Welcome to Slushy Finland!

Novel system warns driver of black ice and slippery conditions

A real-time system that detects slippery conditions and issues warnings and instructions to the driver could help to reduce accidents and personal injuries caused by slippery road conditions. This is precisely what a new Finnish invention does: it detects black ice and alerts drivers. Initially, the system will be installed in heavy traffic vehicles, but … More Novel system warns driver of black ice and slippery conditions

Baidu unveils Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018

Baidu just announced the second version of its Apollo open-source autonomous driving platform at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) today in Las Vegas. The Apollo program was launched as an open-source platform for other automakers to develop their self-driving systems and help accelerate the development self-driving technologies. Baidu released the second version of Apollo soon after … More Baidu unveils Apollo 2.0 at CES 2018

Alibaba invests in electric car startup Xpeng

Online shopping giant Alibaba has invested in an electric car startup, it said today. Alibaba confirmed the move this evening to Tech in Asia following rumors in Chinese media about it funding Xpeng(also known as Xiaopeng), which last month launched its first vehicle, the all-electric Identy X SUV. The funding amount isn’t disclosed, but several … More Alibaba invests in electric car startup Xpeng

Ola gives its auto-rickshaws free wifi while Uber struggles to kickstart Indian tuk-tuks

There’s something romantic about an auto-rickshaw ride on Indian roads. It is not just the countless regional movies where heroes playing intrepid auto-rickshaw drivers sing, dance, and take down gangsters or rescue beautiful maidens. The ubiquitous three-wheeled tuk-tuks of India have the agility of a two-wheeler to maneuver the chaotic Indian roads. That’s why it’s … More Ola gives its auto-rickshaws free wifi while Uber struggles to kickstart Indian tuk-tuks

Chinese electric carmakers might not be ready, but the money is

In recent years, a raft of Chinese entrepreneurs have been going around pitching and fundraising for their electric vehicle startups, but consumers haven’t seen much of those promises materialize until recently. On October 12, XPeng Motors unveiled its first pre-production run of 15 electric cars in China’s east-central city of Zhengzhou, where XPeng’s OEM partner—local … More Chinese electric carmakers might not be ready, but the money is