14th September 2022

Harman Launches Eyes-and-Mind Driver Monitor

Connected car technology company Harman has launched an in-cabin suite to monitor driver awareness, reduce stress and improve comfort levels. Its Ready Care solution claims to monitor cognitive distraction,...


8th September 2022

Automakers Need Robust Simplicity to Exploit Connected Cars

With software taking the lead role in the modern connected car, the need for robust on-board systems has never been greater. We’ve already seen concerns raised by the J.D....


24th August 2022

Europe Working on Cross-Border 5G for Driverless Vehicles

There are an increasing number of European Union projects working on making 5G feasible to operate connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) across international and national borders. However, standardized connectivity...

By Graham Jarvis


10th August 2022

Diffusing the Connected Car’s Ticking Data Privacy Timebomb

Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) collate a significant amount of data to ensure vehicle safety, requiring an always-on internet connection and hundreds of sensors. An entire industry has been...

By Graham Jarvis

26th July 2022

Building Open Data Systems to Benefit Road Networks

The proliferation of connected vehicles and sensors embedded into road infrastructure offer manifold possibilities to collect and analyze data to improve road safety, direct maintenance efforts and guide equitable...


25th July 2022

Industry Voices: Using Telematics to Help Manage Maintenance

Opinion piece by Trey Hoffman, vice-president of customer experience at Fleetio Telematics devices provide a mass amount of vehicle data, including information on the health of your assets. By...


21st July 2022

NXP and Foxconn Team Up for Connected Car Expansion

Dutch automotive digital provider, NXP Semiconductors, is teaming up with Taiwan’s Hon Hai (Foxconn) to expand its capabilities in creating mass market connected car platforms. The pair have signed...


12th July 2022

Zeekr OTA Focused on In-Cab UX

Premium Chinese EV maker Zeekr is claiming a unique OTA upgrade approach that enhances the in-cabin user experience. In announcing an array of upgrades to its 001 vehicle, the...


13th May 2022

BlackBerry Works out of the Limelight towards Better Business

The tech world is full of “pivots” in which a company mostly, or even entirely, changes its business focus. One of the more fascinating pivots in the connected car...

By Eric Volkman


3rd May 2022

Standards are Key to Connected Mobility

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) presented the latest global advancements of ‘Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything’ (C-V2X) in the journey towards 5G-V2X. Johannes...

By Graham Jarvis


26th April 2022

Challenges of Making Ancient Cities Smart

In 2009, an earthquake devastated L’Aquila, Italy, killing more than three hundred people in this historic mountain town, and displacing 70,000 more. While rebuilding has been slow, the destruction...

By Susan Kuchinskas


8th April 2022

Falken’s Tire Sensors Measure Real-Time Micro-Plastic Shed

Car tires are joining the IoT with one manufacturer installing sensors to measure the real-time wear rate of its products. In a joint project between Falken’s parent company Sumitomo...