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Recognition of Blind Point Objects by Intelligent Human-Machine Interface and Natural Dialogue with DriversBy Erica Zhu Feilong Jiangli
Nowadays, more and more driver assistance systems equipped with cameras and sensors can detect objects more effectively than drivers. Moreover, speech recognition technology has already been equipped with vehicle navigation system. Traditional driver assistance system can detect objects (vehicles, pedestrians, etc.) and then inform the driver. However, sometimes drivers will be annoyed by such vague and one-way notification, which will lead to the driver taking the wrong road. In response to such restrictions, Mitsubishi Electric has developed new technologies for intelligent notification and natural navigation functions, which are expected to help make driving safer and more convenient.
After identifying the direction the driver is facing, the technology uses intelligent notification to alert the driver about objects beyond the driver's sight. In addition, the HMI Natural Navigation System can respond in a natural dialogue when the driver verbally asks questions about the driving route, without pressing a button or saying an activation word.
Intelligent notification function combines Mitsubishi Motor Maisart image recognition technology and vehicle video camera information to identify potential dangerous objects, such as cars, humans and other moving objects, located outside the driver's line of sight. The object facing the driver is identified by the driver monitoring system (DMS). The system monitors the driver by camera. By comparing the direction of the moving object and the direction of the driver, the blind spot of the driver is estimated. On this basis, the driver is warned by the monitor and the alarm. Tests of Mitsubishi Motor show that the system is particularly effective in detecting objects and attracting driver's attention.
Natural navigation uses DMS and a series of microphones (multiple microphones that record sound simultaneously) to detect when the driver opens his mouth and to understand the driver's voice cues. It is worth noting that the system can not only recognize voice, but also distinguish the questions that the pilot wants to ask about the navigation system and other irrelevant conversations between the crew. Drivers can talk to the system in a highly natural way to provide and receive information.（Edit by Chongqing Feilong Jiangli）
By Jacky Xine
Ford F-150 Which we are already very familiar with, the classic model has long dominated the sales list in the United States. Recently, Ford CEO Jim Hackett announced at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Industry Conference that "we will use batteries and hybrids to bring the F-series link hidden, please login to view into the electric age. We are also preparing the same for Ford Transit trucks. We launched the plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Transit truck and will electrify the Ford Transit series worldwide.
However, F-150 won’t be the first electric pickup that Ford ever made. Ford has already produced one electric pickup, Ranger EV, which was appropriately built in Edison, N.J from 1998 to 2002.
In last year, Ford announced that it planned to "make 16 electric vehicles to market by 2022," and said the first model to be launched would be a pure electric CUV with a 300-mile range. At that time, the plan was to launch the hybrid version of the F-150 by 2020. As for the pure electric version, it would be more backward. Obviously, under the pressure of Tesla and Rivian, Ford adjusted its product launch plan.
link hidden, please login to view In other words, the original planned F-150 hybrid version is still in production, but at least one of the F-series that will be launched later will be fully electric. This is just one of the many electric car announcements that Ford released last week. Other announcements include Ford and Volkswagen announced that they are considering co-developing electric vehicles; American automaker premium brand Lincoln also announced that it will produce a Ford Mustang Electric version of the electric car; Ford Mustang electric car should be Ford's first all-electric car, it will be designed and manufactured from the beginning, and will be listed next year.
By Charlie Duan
Natural rubber (NR) mainly consists of rubber hydrocarbon (polyisoprene), containing a small amount of protein, water, resinic acid, sugar and inorganic salt.
High flexibility, high tensile strength, good tear resistance and electrical insulation, good abrasion resistance and drought resistance, good processing, easy to bond other materials, better than most synthetic rubber in comprehensive performance.
The disadvantages are poor oxygen resistance and ozone resistance, easy to aging and deterioration;
Poor oil and solvent resistance, low corrosion resistance to acid and alkali;
Low heat resistance.
Temperature range of use: about 60 ℃ ~ + 80 ℃.
Making tires, rubber shoes, rubber pipes, tape, insulation and sheaths for wire and cable, and other common products.
It is especially suitable for manufacturing torsional vibration eliminator, engine shock absorber, machine support, rubber - metal suspension element, diaphragm and moulded products.
Chongqing feilong jiangli has many years' experience in manufacturing rubber parts. Pls feel free to contact me if you have any queastion! [email protected]
The leadership of National Pronto Association and Automotive Distribution Network announced today the merger of the two organizations. As of Jan. 1, 2021, the newly formed organization will be known as the Pronto Automotive Distribution Network.
Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, Pronto Automotive Distribution Network will be led by Robert Roos as president and David Prater as executive vice president. The combined organization will represent more than 250 members in North America with an estimated revenue of approximately $5 billion annually. Members will continue to market under the Pronto, Parts Plus and Auto Pride names.
In addition, Pronto Automotive Distribution Network, together with Federated Auto Parts, will comprise the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group).
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. & RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As NASCAR Weekly Series sanctioned events begin to return at select tracks across North America, NASCAR and Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, today announced a multiyear official partnership, designating Advance as the series entitlement sponsor. As part of the agreement, Advance also becomes the “Official Auto Parts Retailer of NASCAR.”
"It's great to have Advance join us in welcoming the return of NASCAR-sanctioned grassroots racing," said Ben Kennedy, vice president, racing development, NASCAR. "Advance’s commitment to our Weekly Series will develop some of the brightest NASCAR talent across North America. Advance has a long history in racing, and we’re thrilled to see its expanded presence from the grassroots all the way through our national series.”
Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP) has acquired the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC (“Transformco”), for $200 million utilizing cash on hand.
“We are excited to acquire global ownership of an iconic American brand. DieHard will help differentiate Advance, drive increased DIY customer traffic and build a unique value proposition for our Professional customers and Independent Carquest partners. DieHard has the highest brand awareness and regard of any automotive battery brand in North America and will enable Advance to build a leadership position within the critical battery category,” said Tom Greco, president and CEO, Advance Auto Parts. “DieHard stands for durability and reliability and we will strengthen and leverage the brand in other battery categories, such as marine and recreational vehicles. We also see opportunities to extend DieHard in other automotive categories. We remain committed to providing our customers with high-quality products and excellent service. The addition of DieHard to our industry leading assortment of national brands, OE parts and owned brands will enable us to differentiate Advance and drive significant long-term shareholder value.”
AmazonBasics High Mileage Motor Oil - Synthetic Blend
AmazonBasics high-mileage synthetic-blend motor oil offers an enhanced level of protection for engines over 75,000 miles. Its synthetic blend combines conventional oil with synthetic for cost efficiency with some of the benefits of a full synthetic. An important part of routine maintenance, the motor oil works well for anything from topping off levels to complete oil changes. Whether it’s a beloved older vehicle or one with an uncertain maintenance history, help protect its engine with AmazonBasics high-mileage, synthetic-blend motor oil.
When selecting parts for a car repair, it pays to know the differences between original and aftermarket parts. Whenever possible, get estimates for both.
Choosing between original and aftermarket car parts — and even used parts of either type — is all about squaring your priorities with your budget.
You’ll have different options depending on the part and the shop. And the best choice will depend on whether you’re trying to keep repairs cheap, restore your car’s appearance after a wreck or soup up your ride.
Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts match those that came with your car, and are of the same quality as its original parts. They’re also the most expensive.