The Automated Highway Driving Assist System from Toyota

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We are slowly inching our way closer to the reality of the self-driving car, this time with the newest innovation from Toyota: the Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) system. Unlike other prototypes and demos, AHDA could see implementation in consumer-ready cars in as little as two or three years.

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Honda Tech Prevents “Accordion Effect” Traffic Jams

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Rush hour traffic isn’t fun for anyone and the frustration is further exacerbated when you have to come to a complete stop for no reason in particular. This is due to what is called the “accordion effect” and Honda has developed technology that could make it a thing of the past.

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Vehicle to Vehicle Communication Basis for Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge

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The biggest inefficiency that you’ll find on the highway has to do with the acceleration and deceleration of the cars around you. This creates all these empty pockets of road and it has a weird domino effect on traffic. Cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC) is supposed to fix that.

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