While most automakers are looking to improve real-time traffic data plumbed into cars and bring smarter rerouting to market, Honda is looking at another way of getting you out of traffic: preventing it in the first place.
Smoothing out traffic by determining optimum speed for traffic flow for Adaptive Cruise Control ACC) vehicles communicated over the cloud, potentially increasing the average speed by approximately 23% and reducing fuel consumption by 8%.
Like our Smoothy hack!
monitors the acceleration and deceleration patterns of the vehicle to determine whether the driver’s driving pattern is likely to create traffic congestion.
This is something I can perhaps look into for Singapore.
HT Jason Du, Leo Urbina