Autonomous Vehicles

Asia News:  Mazda to participate in ITS trials in Japan
11th June 2007

Asia News: Mazda to participate in ITS trials in Japan

Mazda Motor Corp plans to take part in public road trials in the Hiroshima area to help validate a new Intelligent Transport System. The trials are due to begin...

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Europe News:  Automotive eCall progress hindered by conflicting agendas
8th June 2007

Europe News: Automotive eCall progress hindered by conflicting agendas

According to Strategy Analytics, the adoption of eCall across Europe, and the potential for infotainment services leveraged from it, continues to be held back by contradictory objectives of the...

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America News:  Networkcar and GE Motor Club partner to deliver emergency roadside assistance
8th June 2007

America News: Networkcar and GE Motor Club partner to deliver emergency roadside assistance

Networkcar® has teamed up with GE Motor Club to enhance its emergency roadside assistance services. By integrating Networkcar's GPS location tracking and telematics technology into GE Motor Club call...

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Europe News: Germany and Austria sign eCall MoU
7th June 2007

Europe News: Germany and Austria sign eCall MoU

The decision by Germany and Austria to support the deployment of the eCall accident assistance system is good news for the initiative, but there are still many obstacles to...

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World News:  Aeris launches eCallDirect
22nd May 2007

World News: Aeris launches eCallDirect

Aeris® has announced Aeris® eCallDirect™, a communications solution providing simultaneous, real-time, wireless voice and data connectivity for use in emergency situations. eCallDirect enables fast, accurate and automatic call routing...

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19th May 2007

Telematics business models discussed and dissected

Southwest Airlines has introduced new features in its corporate blog, Nuts About Southwest.

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America News:  Tyco sponsors two autonomous driving vehicles in DARPA’s 2007 Urban Challenge
15th May 2007

America News: Tyco sponsors two autonomous driving vehicles in DARPA’s 2007 Urban Challenge

Tyco Electronics has announced its sponsorship of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tartan Racing Team with M/A-COM radar sensors. The M/A-COM ultra-wideband radar sensors will be donated for use in the...

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New partnership: Telit and AutoGuard team up to protect and monitor vehicles
10th May 2007

New partnership: Telit and AutoGuard team up to protect and monitor vehicles

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Europe News:  BMW and Bavarian Red Cross develop end-to-end eCall system
9th May 2007

Europe News: BMW and Bavarian Red Cross develop end-to-end eCall system

BMW and the Bavarian Red Cross (BRK) have developed a prototype of an eCall emergency rescue system featuring continuous data transmission. Following an accident, a call – generated either...

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World News:  Tracker recovers stolen cars in record time
9th May 2007

World News: Tracker recovers stolen cars in record time

Tracker (UK) recovered a stolen BMW in the record-breaking time of eleven minutes. Tracker in South Africa, however, holds a record that may prove impossible to beat. The BMW...

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America News:  University computer scientist receives patent for automatic emergency and position indicator
7th May 2007

America News: University computer scientist receives patent for automatic emergency and position indicator

Leandra Vicci of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a patent for a device that contacts the emergency response service, reports its exact location and...

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Europe News:  BlueSky reduces cost and complexity of e-Call compliance
30th April 2007

Europe News: BlueSky reduces cost and complexity of e-Call compliance

BlueSky Positioning is set to help mobile operators meet new EU emergency call legislation without having to upgrade or replace the handsets of around 500 million mobile phone users....

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