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On October 7 2016, the European Commission together with representatives of 12 EU Member States and industry launched the C-ROADS platform – a set of projects on connected, cooperative and automated driving. The C-ROADS platform gathers real-life deployment activities taking place in Austria, Belgium, Czech...

On October 3 2016, Alessandro Coda joined us at CLEPA, taking up the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Bringing almost three decades of experience in automotive research and engineering expertise, he will be overseeing all technical operations at CLEPA, including both the Research and Innovation and Technical...

On October 4 2016, the European Commission's Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) revealed new funding opportunities for automotive research. Altogether, the Commission announced three Horizon 2020 calls for project proposals in the areas of Green Vehicles, Smart Cities & Communities and Blue Growth. In total,...

On September 29 2016, VALEO unveiled its latest innovations at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, with technological developments in cruise control, dash-fitted cameras, electric engines and smart lighting.   Valeo Cruise4U, a technology prototype that can drive in automated mode in real traffic conditions. Valeo Cruise4U can safely handle all...

On September 28 2016 at the inaugural GPU Technology Conference Europe, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled Xavier, an all-new AI supercomputer, designed for use in self-driving cars.   Xavier is a complete system-on-chip (SoC), integrating a new GPU architecture called Volta, a custom 8 core CPU architecture, and...

  On September 28, 2016, the CLEPA Board of Directors gathered at Paris and approved the membership of three new members: Adient, Guardian Industries and NVIDIA.   Adient Johnson Controls will spin off its Automotive Seating and Interiors Business into an independent public company called Adient which will be...

  Innovate UK, the UK's funding agency, is offering up to £83 million in automotive research and development funding through three initiatives, including - a low emission freight & logistics trial, a competition to develop low emission vehicle technology (TRL3 to TRL5/6), and project funding of up to £35...

On September 21, 2016, WABCO unveiled its Innovative Electro-Pneumatic Parking Brake for Trucks and Buses, with onhand technology which marks the commercial vehicle industry’s first stand-alone Parking Brake Control that paves way for autonomous driving.   OnHand braking technology provides automatic engage and release functionality. Actuated via a...

On September 20 2016, the United States Department of Transportation (DOP) published its Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, making the US the first country to propose automated driving legislation.   In the introductory message, US Secretary for Transportation Anthony Fox explains that three main drivers prompted this policy:   the...