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Researchers from EPFL and JTEKT Corporation have developed an automated driving system based on the concept of ‘collaborative steering’, which aims to increase transportation safety, efficiency, and comfort by encouraging active interaction between autonomous vehicles and their human drivers.

Autonomous steering system keeps human drivers engaged

In this episode, we talk about a research study from MIT that estimates the carbon emissions associated with autonomous vehicles will match that currently produced by all of the data centers in the world along with how to address it.

Podcast: Mitigating High Emissions of Autonomous Cars

In this episode, we talk about a startup that developed a robot to eliminate the hassle of lost packages in large complexes and address the last meter delivery problem.

Podcast: Last Meter Delivery Robots

Study shows that if autonomous vehicles are widely adopted, hardware efficiency will need to advance rapidly to keep computing-related emissions in check.

Computers that power self-driving cars could be a huge driver of global carbon emissions

A catamaran ferry powered by green electricity has crossed the Limfjord—albeit without a captain at the helm. A research partnership between DTU and the maritime industry, institutions, and authorities has resulted in the demonstration of an autonomous harbour bus in the Port of Aalborg.

Denmark's first driverless harbour bus sails using technology from DTU

Students in Ding Zhao’s lab were awarded the 2022 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for their proposal to generate diverse safety-critical autonomous vehicle scenarios using digital twins.

Driving autonomy into the metaverse

Tabletop exercises allow researchers to explore options and test scenarios in fields from military strategy and cybersecurity to disaster response planning. Now, NASA is using tabletop exercises to test how electric air taxis will fit safely into the national airspace – allowing passengers to one day hop across town or to a neighboring city by using new highways in the sky.

NASA Sets Table for Safe Air Taxi Flights

If Denmark is to reach the goal of one million electric vehicles on the roads in 2030, the number of charging stations will have to keep up. DTU has created a calculation tool that enables cities and municipalities to analyze how many charge points they will need in the future.

The need for charge points for electric vehicles will rise dramatically in the future

Battery power from electric vehicles to the grid could open a fast lane to a net-zero future.

Reversing the charge

This year, Murata is sponsoring the Formula Student Team from the Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, with a mixture of funding and electronic components.

Keeping it cool while on track

Article #1 of Power Management for Tomorrow’s Innovations Series: Optimizing the power converter and battery management system designs can solve the challenges associated with present-gen electric vehicles like short traveling ranges and high costs.

Finding the Sweet Spot for Flyback Converters in Electric Vehicles

A KIT Team Has Analyzed the Extraction of Lithium from Thermal Water Resources in Germany – Feasible Extraction Volumes and Time Horizon Limit the Potential

Limits of Lithium Extraction from Thermal Water

Article #4 of the "Why Edge?" Series. A short guide to how Edge AI is enabling cutting-edge advances in the automotive industry.

Why Edge AI is a win for automotive

In-building robots solve the package problem in multi-dwelling buildings with a fully automated doorstep delivery system.

Smart "final meters" are the last piece in the autonomous delivery puzzle.

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