AV Report: Blackberry is making a comeback, Nissan’s new technology

The AV test road in Ottawa, Ontario. Some speculate AV will become Canada's hub for AV testing.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — January 6, 2018 — This week in the Autonomous Report, Blackberry is making a comeback, Tesla can’t quite meet their promises and much, much more.   Blackberry’s comeback    Blackberry just announced a deal with Chinese tech giant Baidu to see that the company uses BlackBerry software for […]

Velodyne cuts most popular LIDAR system cost by half

The VLP-16, a LIDAR product by Velodyne. The company recently halved the cost of this product.

By Gideon Scanlon San Jose, California — January 2, 2018 — The dream of a world filled with autonomous vehicles may be almost nigh after an announcement from leading 3D vision systems firm Velodyne regarding its light detection and ranging (LIDAR) equipment. On Monday, a spokesperson for the California-based firm announced that it would be slashing […]

Axalta’s 65th Annual Global Automotive 2017 colour popularity report unveils white as number one colour choice worldwide

Nancy Lockhart Axalta Global Colour Marketing Manager. Axalta’s 65th Annual Global Automotive 2017 research finds that this year, black is in second place at 16 percent, with grey and silver tied for third place at 11 percent.

By Erin McLaughlin Clinton Township, Michigan — January 4, 2017 — Start stocking up with grey, white and black refinishing paints. Axalta Coating Systems recently released the findings of its 65th annual Global Automotive Color Popularity Report, and has declared that neutrals dominated consumer driver preferences last year. “Axalta’s annual colour initiatives, which include this […]