Autonomous Vehicles

Europe News:  Continental Automotive Systems signs eCall MOU
13th March 2007

Europe News: Continental Automotive Systems signs eCall MOU

Continental’s Automotive Systems division has renewed its commitment to the European Commission’s eCall initiative by signing the eCall Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann, president of Continental Automotive...

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Europe News:  Alpha Micro wins £0.5m contract with Mileage Management contract
8th March 2007

Europe News: Alpha Micro wins £0.5m contract with Mileage Management contract

Alpha Micro Components has been awarded a £500,000 contract to develop the latest fleet tracking hardware for Road Angel’s new subsidiary, Mileage Management. The initial contract is for a...

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World News: Continental launches new driver assistance systems
7th March 2007

World News: Continental launches new driver assistance systems

The Automotive Systems Division of Continental AG plans to launch a series of new driver assistance systems with crucial safety functions. Lane Departure Warning with sensory alarmThe Lane Departure...

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Europe News:  SBD recommends action to put eCall back on track
5th March 2007

Europe News: SBD recommends action to put eCall back on track

Breaking down the barriers to establishing a successful pan-European public eCall accident alert system will require new dialogue and compromises from all the project’s key stakeholders, says SBD. In...

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Asia News:  Astrata provides vehicle tracking/immobilising to Singapore’s police force
5th March 2007

Asia News: Astrata provides vehicle tracking/immobilising to Singapore’s police force

Astrata Group recently supplied a vehicle tracking and immobilisation system for Singapore's police force, when security was boosted for the IMF and World Bank annual meeting. Singapore's security forces...

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World News: Recovering stolen vehicles and uncovering mobile chop shops
26th February 2007

World News: Recovering stolen vehicles and uncovering mobile chop shops

LoJack has recovered its 100,000th stolen vehicle in the US; while in South Africa, Tracker has recovered a stolen vehicle from what is possibly the world’s first mobile chop...

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America News:  ADP, KIA and Roadside Telematics to develop RoadMedic®
5th February 2007

America News: ADP, KIA and Roadside Telematics to develop RoadMedic®

ADP, Kia Motors America and Roadside Telematics Corp have announced a collaborative effort to develop and introduce a patented database service – the RoadMedic® Key Registry. The RoadMedic Key...

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Europe News:  French DDSC certifies PSA Peugeot Citroën’s emergency call system
2nd February 2007

Europe News: French DDSC certifies PSA Peugeot Citroën’s emergency call system

After several months of co-operation with the French Interior Ministry’s department of public safety (DDSC), PSA Peugeot Citroën has become the first European carmaker with an emergency call system...

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New product: WirelessCar launches Volvo On Call in Switzerland
29th January 2007

New product: WirelessCar launches Volvo On Call in Switzerland

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Europe News: Masternaut and Road Angel sign £5m agreement
26th January 2007

Europe News: Masternaut and Road Angel sign £5m agreement

Masternaut has signed an exclusive £5 million agreement with Road Angel, covering the supply of Road Angel’s new Nav 9000 Professional, a device that combines sat nav with advanced...

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Europe News:  eCall regulations will energise stagnant market
12th January 2007

Europe News: eCall regulations will energise stagnant market

Despite a twelve-month delay in rollout, the European Commission's eSafety initiative will invigorate the European eCall market, according to Strategy Analytics. Unlike the US, where GM's OnStar telematics service...

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America News: ORBCOMM rep authorised to operate in Mexico
10th January 2007

America News: ORBCOMM rep authorised to operate in Mexico

After a two-year review process, ORBCOMM’s Mexican country representative, MITE Global Communications Systems has obtained regulatory authorisation by the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) to provide ORBCOMM satellite...

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