Infotainment

05 Oct 2018

Motorists Could Soon Need to Fuel-up With Data

Data volumes are ever increasing and at an unprecedented rate. Connected and autonomous vehicles will further add to the amount of data that’s currently out there. It’s hard to...

By Graham Jarvis

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03 Oct 2018

TomTom to Supply HERE Owner BMW With Tech

Mapping giant TomTom has extended its global reach by adding the BMW Group to its list of auto companies it now supplies with embedded technology despite the German automaker...

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01 Oct 2018

Volkswagen, Microsoft Launch CV Partnership

Volkswagen is teaming up with Microsoft on a cloud computing system for its connected vehicles. The companies are claiming the ‘Volkswagen Automotive Cloud’, based on Microsoft’s Azure platform, will...

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19 Sep 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman

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19 Sep 2018

Hyundai Banks on AR Navigation Future

Hyundai is setting a future of augmented reality (AR) navigation for its vehicles with its investment in a specialist start-up. It has plumped for the Swiss deep-tech provider WayRay...

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18 Sep 2018

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is partnering with Google to deploy Android in the infotainment systems of vehicles it produces. The automakers say they have forged a “technology partnership” with the...

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07 Sep 2018

BMW’s Voice System Will Let You Give Your Car a Nickname

If you picture a car with a pet name, you’re likely to think of a hand-me-down Volvo or a faithful old Subaru but starting next year, owners of sleek,...

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04 Sep 2018

PSA Promises Smart Assistant in Vehicles by 2020

The PSA Group has promised to have a smart assistant in its vehicles within the next two years. It has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Silicon Valley start-up...

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13 Aug 2018

New Hack Controls Car with SMS

A security expert has warned that the components of connected cars can be reverse engineered, allowing cars to be controlled by hackers with SMS messages. At the DefCon 26 Car...

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06 Aug 2018

VW Teams with Waze to Rediscover Driving Fun

Just as many are predicting the terminal decline of driving-for-fun, arch disrupter Waze is partnering with Volkswagen’s range of hot-hatch GTIs to bring exciting drive routes to UK consumers,...

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02 Aug 2018

Faster Forward Episode 2: ‘Hey Mercedes’

Can Mercedes attract younger customers with a better user interface?

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01 Aug 2018

Mercedes A-class infotainment powered by Luxoft

Global IT service provider Luxoft Holding has partnered with automaker giant Daimler AG to develop an advanced software platform for the infotainment system installed in the latest Mercedes A-class...

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