September 23, 2019

autonomous vehicles

  1. April 22, 2019

    ‘Induced’ driving could offset self-driving cars’ energy savings

    The benefits of self-driving cars will likely induce vehicle owners to drive more, and those extra miles could partially or completely offset the potential energy-saving benefits that automation may provide.

  2. April 10, 2019

    Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024

    U-M’s Automotive Research Center has received a $50 million U.S. Army contract that will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles and extend its partnership with the Army through 2024.

  3. March 26, 2019

    Mcity Driverless Shuttle back in service at NCRC; survey underway

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle is again carrying riders after being temporarily suspended to accommodate construction projects along its North Campus Research Complex route.

  4. February 13, 2019

    Teaching self-driving cars to predict pedestrian movement

    U-M researchers are teaching self-driving cars to recognize and predict pedestrian movements with greater precision than current technologies.

  5. June 5, 2018

    Two driverless shuttles carrying passengers on North Campus

    The Mcity Driverless Shuttle, a research project at U-M, launched June 4 on North Campus.

  6. January 19, 2018

    New system could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars

    U-M researchers have received a patent for a universal motion sickness countermeasure system that could allow those who suffer from the condition more productive in autonomous vehicles.

  7. January 8, 2018

    Mcity report considers cyber vulnerabilities of automated vehicles

    A white paper by U-M researchers working with Mcity illustrates the breadth of the cybersecurity challenges that must be overcome before autonomous and connected vehicles can be widely adopted.

  8. January 8, 2018

    U-M startup May Mobility drives toward autonomous fleet market

    U-M startup May Mobility is testing its bright green-and-white driverless shuttles on public streets in downtown Detroit, and has ambitious plans for growth.

  9. June 23, 2017

    Mcity demos show how connected tech can make self-driving cars safer

    U-M’s Mcity Test Facility recently conducted a series of demonstrations that illustrated the key role connected technology can play in harnessing the safety benefits that self-driving vehicles promise.

  10. May 23, 2017

    New way to test self-driving cars could cut most validation costs

    Mobility researchers at U-M have devised a new way to test autonomous vehicles that bypasses the billions of miles otherwise needed to consider the vehicles road-ready.