Autonomous Vehicles

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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World News:  DaimlerChrysler verifies Car-2-X Communication test results
9th January 2007

World News: DaimlerChrysler verifies Car-2-X Communication test results

DaimlerChrysler has successfully verified the technology that enables cars to warn each other of impending danger that may be out of the driver’s line of vision. During the course...

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World News:  Toyota develops system to immobilise drunk drivers
4th January 2007

World News: Toyota develops system to immobilise drunk drivers

According to a recent Associated Press report, Toyota Motor Corp is developing a foolproof system that automatically shuts the vehicle down if sensors detect that the driver is drunk....

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