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New radar sensor technology for intelligent multimodal traffic monitoring at intersections

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) need traffic data to run smoothly. At intersections, where there is the greatest potential for conflicts between road users, being able to reliably and intelligently monitor the different ...

Automotive

New AI method makes self-driving vehicles better drivers

In traffic, humans are used to constantly anticipating what will happen next. This reasoning ability is something that today's self-driving vehicles and AI systems in general are lacking. In a recent study, together with ...

Engineering

Every noble metal atom counts in exhaust catalysts

Modern society heavily relies on transportation. The internal combustion engines that power most vehicles emit gaseous pollutants that are harmful to human health and to the environment. Catalytic removal of toxic carbon ...

Automotive

Adding sound to electric vehicles improves pedestrian safety

While they decrease sound pollution, electric vehicles are so quiet, they can create a safety concern, particularly to the visually impaired. To address this, many governments have mandated artificial sounds be added to electric ...

Mercedes, Stellantis to work with US firm on new batteries

Automakers Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis announced agreements with U.S. company Factorial Energy on Tuesday to help develop solid-state battery technology that they hope could make electric cars more attractive to a mass market.

Robotics

First 'robotaxis' enter service in Beijing

It looks like a normal car but the white taxi by the kerb has nobody driving it, and communicates with customers digitally to obtain directions and take payment.

Computer Sciences

Transit network design model for bus frequency planning

Despite the emergence of many new mobility options in cities around the world, fixed route transit is still the most efficient means of mass transport. Bus operations are subject to vicious and virtuous cycles. Evidence of ...