EV/AV Report: perplexing policies and ADAS laser attacks

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, automakers criticize the push for electric vehicle adoption, scientists discover a dangerous exploit in autonomous vehicle (AV) sensors and American lawmakers approve integrating thermal cameras into AV sensor suites. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Too many Cooks Representatives of Canada’s auto industry warn that […]

Oh Snap: BMW announces autonomous driving platform for 2025

Munich, Germany – BMW has partnered with tech companies Qualcomm and Arriver, announcing its goal to release a new autonomous driving system in 2025. Dubbed Snapdragon Ride, German carmaker says their level three system can drive autonomously but requires the driver to take over the vehicle’s controls within seconds of notification. Despite the name, Snapdragon […]

Eyes on the Road: Magna’s near rear-view mirror monitors for distracted driving

Aurora, Ontario — Magna International’s latest market-ready solution is integrated into an interior mirror and meets global regulations related to the detection of distracted driving. According to the company, the mirror utilizes proven camera-based technology to monitor the driver’s head, eye and body movement to detect distracted behaviour, drowsiness and fatigue. If distracted behaviour is […]