Connected and Automated Vehicles

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$1.8M DARPA project aims to protect cars, trucks and spacecraft from hackers

Ironpatch could head off growing danger of security vulnerabilities in vehicle systems.|Medium Read
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State initiative to design ‘road of the future’ connecting Detroit and Ann Arbor

Mobility initiative brings together broad expertise in technology, infrastructure, policy, community engagement and more.|Medium Read
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Delivery robots help Ann Arbor restaurants weather COVID

U-M startup says robotic food deliveries have quadrupled.|Medium Read
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Small, precise and affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS

Accurate gyroscopes are a bottleneck for backup navigation systems in autonomous vehicles.|Medium Read
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How self-driving car subsidies could carry us through the ‘dark age’ of deployment

A game-theory approach identifies which policy could support autonomous vehicles' market penetration—and environmental benefits.|Medium Read

Offensive vehicle security toolbox makes car hacking easier

The new system is designed to save security researchers time and effort spent reverse-engineering the message format of every vehicle they study.|Short Read
Duke Morrow, 62, participates in a study about autonomous vehicle accessibility with Clive D'Souza

An inclusive autonomous shuttle for those with physical disabilities

Proof-of-concept service will gather systematic, real-world data to put users first.|Short Read
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Roofing drone nails down shingles

Automated drone does work at the same speed as a novice roofer, researcher says.|Medium Read
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Measuring motion sickness for driverless cars

Carsickness incidence could increase if we all become passengers, but new research aims to help address that.|Medium Read
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Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

Data gleaned from cameras and sensors increases predictive accuracy.|Medium Read
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‘Air traffic control’ for driverless cars could speed up deployment

Human-generated responses could remotely assist autonomous vehicles decision’s during times of uncertainty. |Medium Read
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Joining forces to innovate the future of mobility

The U-M Transportation Research Institute and Michigan Engineering bring together their complementary strengths.|Short Read