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U-M, Toyota announce plan to equip 5,000 Ann Arbor cars for connected vehicle research

U-M, Toyota announce plan to equip 5,000 Ann Arbor cars for connected vehicle research

🕔15:25, 14.Apr 2016

Toyota and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) announced a partnership Wednesday morning that will allow everyday vehicles in Ann Arbor to be used for connected and autonomous vehicle research. The partnership aims to help the newly launched Ann

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Connected Vehicles Go Mainstream: A Thinking Highways Roundtable Discussion

Connected Vehicles Go Mainstream: A Thinking Highways Roundtable Discussion

🕔12:41, 27.Oct 2015

Thinking Highways, in association with Econolite, presents the latest in its series of Roundtable Discussions, with the focus this time on Connected Vehicles: Real-World Examples and Implementation. Why have connected vehicles suddenly gone mainstream? What has propelled them to the

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Connected Vehicles Go Mainstream: A Thinking Highways Roundtable Discussion

Connected Vehicles Go Mainstream: A Thinking Highways Roundtable Discussion

🕔12:19, 27.Oct 2015

Thinking Highways, in association with Econolite, presents the latest in its series of Roundtable Discussions, with the focus this time on Connected Vehicles: Real-World Examples and Implementation. Why have connected vehicles suddenly gone mainstream? What has propelled them to the

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Driver’s licenses for self-driving cars?

Driver’s licenses for self-driving cars?

🕔12:07, 23.Oct 2015

Just like people, self-driving vehicles should be required to pass a licensing test, say University of Michigan researchers. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the U-M Transportation Research Institute say that most driver-licensing tests evaluate three aspects of driving readiness: visual performance, knowledge

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White House honours UMTRI research scientist for innovation in transportation

White House honours UMTRI research scientist for innovation in transportation

🕔14:23, 13.Oct 2015

UMTRI’s James Sayer will be honoured at the White House this week for his leadership in advancing connected and automated transportation. Sayer, a research scientist at UMTRI and deployment director for the U-M Mobility Transformation Center, is one of 11 recipients from across

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Fatal road crashes substantial compared with leading causes of death in U.S.

Fatal road crashes substantial compared with leading causes of death in U.S.

🕔09:10, 6.Oct 2015

America’s capital is notorious for gridlock—traffic, that is. But it’s also one of the safest places in the U.S. when it comes to road deaths, say University of Michigan researchers. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle of the U-M Transportation Research Institute found that

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The road less travelled: Americans cutting down on daily trips

The road less travelled: Americans cutting down on daily trips

🕔15:16, 8.Sep 2015

Americans spend 10 percent less time making trips for daily activities than they did a decade ago, says a University of Michigan researcher. In another in a series of reports that examines recent motorization trends in the U.S., Michael Sivak of the

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Iteris among select group to open University of Michigan Mcity testing facility for connected and driverless vehicles

Iteris among select group to open University of Michigan Mcity testing facility for connected and driverless vehicles

🕔08:45, 23.Jul 2015

Iteris, Inc. the provider of information solutions to the transportation market, is participating in the grand opening of Mcity, the University of Michigan’s (U-M) 32 acre testing facility for connected and driverless vehicle technologies. Iteris has been a key part of many initiatives

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Econolite celebrates University of Michigan’s grand opening of Mcity

Econolite celebrates University of Michigan’s grand opening of Mcity

🕔13:54, 17.Jul 2015

Econolite announced this week that it will participate in University of Michigan’s July 20th grand opening of Mcity – a one-of-a-kind test site for connected and automated vehicles located on the North Campus Research Complex and operated by the University’s

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Most Americans want better fuel economy, however it’s achieved

Most Americans want better fuel economy, however it’s achieved

🕔11:07, 19.Jun 2015

While nearly all American drivers are at least somewhat concerned about fuel economy, a majority don’t care how a vehicle saves fuel – just that it does, say University of Michigan researchers. In a new survey of 674 vehicle owners

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