Driving into the Future

The field of transportation is expanding and developing at a rapid rate. The concepts of smart transportation & autonomous vehicles are disrupting an industry used by billions daily. Explore our videos, blogs, selected articles to discover where we are, the challenges faced and what is coming next. 

Smart Transportation and Big Data

In this interview, Springer Executive Editor, Swati Mehereshi sits down with the editors in chief of the brand new Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation, Dr. Anuj Sharma and Dr. Adel Sadek to give an introduction to the topic of Smart Transportation. 

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Author Opinions:

CAVs and the Future of Transportation

Claudia Campolo, Antonella Molinaro & Riccardo Scopigno  authored " publication of our book “Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks: Standards, Solutions and Research” in 2015, here they share what has changed since and where the journey with Conntected Automated Vehicles are going. 

Q&A with Prof. Xiaoqing Zeng

Prof. Xiaoqing Zeng (Tongji University, China) shares her vision of the future of transportation in this short Q&A. Read more to find out what she sees as the biggest barrier to progress.

Highlights from our books:

Read selected chapters free through Oct 10th, 2018. Open Access Content is always freely available. 

Disrupting Mobility

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This book explores the opportunities and challenges of the sharing economy and innovative transportation technologies with regard to urban mobility.

Read a chapter: Mobility Patterns in Shared, Autonomous, and Connected Urban Transport


The Digital Transformation of the Automotive Industry

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Building on his decades of experience as a consultant and project manager in the automotive industry, the author develops comprehensive and pragmatic recommendations for action regarding the digital transformation of the automotive and supplier industries. At the heart is the transition from a vehicle-focused to a mobility-oriented business model.

Read: Car Mobility 2040

Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation

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This book discusses the latest advances in research and development, design, operation and analysis of transportation systems and their complementary infrastructures. It reports on both theories and case studies on road and rail, aviation and maritime transportation. 

Read: Role of Artificial Intelligence in Car-Following and Lane Change Models for Autonomous Driving

Autonomous Driving 

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This open access book takes a look at fully automated, autonomous vehicles and discusses many open questions: How can autonomous vehicles be integrated into the current transportation system with diverse users and human drivers? Where do automated vehicles fall under current legal frameworks? What risks are associated with automation and how will society respond to these risks? How will the marketplace react to automated vehicles and what changes may be necessary for companies?

Most downloaded chapter: Why Ethics Matters for Autonomous Cars

The On-line Electric Vehicle

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The book covers both the detailed design and the relevant systems-engineering knowledge and draws on experience gained in the successful implementation of OLEV systems in four Korean cities.

Read a chapter: Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles

Exciting articles from our journals:

Read selected articles free through October 10th. Open Access articles are always free to read and download. 

Autonomous Vehicles:

Transportation Systems: 

The Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles

As mentioned by Anuj Sharma in the above video, it is almost impossible to discuss smart transportation and autonomous vehicles without including the ethics & public policy that frames it. Here is a selection of articles for you from some of our ethics journals: 

Lecture Notes in Mobility

Lecture Notes in Mobility © Springer Lecture Notes in Mobility (LNMOB) is a book series that reports on the latest advances in research, development and innovations for the intelligent, connected and sustainable transportation systems of the future.

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Call For Papers: Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation

Our brand new Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation is open for submissions! Find out more & submit your paper today. 

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SN Applied Sciences

Introducing: SN Applied Sciences, a broad-based interdisciplinary journal for the disciplines of Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Material Science and Physics. Now open for submissions!

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Engineering the Future

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