Connected Vehicles

17 Oct 2018

Emergency V2X Tech Funded by US Government

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a Chicago start-up funding to develop cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology for first responders. HAAS Alert has been given $1.1M by...

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15 Oct 2018

Ford Tests ‘Wait-Free’ Driving Tech

Ford is trialing connected vehicle technology in the UK which it claims could lead to the elimination of waiting times for drivers. The automaker has been demonstrating its V2V...

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15 Oct 2018

Government Trials V2I “Corridor” in South-East UK

The UK government has demonstrated a “corridor” within a major south-eastern highway that it’s equipping for V2I communications to major automotive industry figures. The Department for Transport, in cooperation...

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11 Oct 2018

AV Legislation “Halted” By 2017 Election, Says GLA Transport Chair

Greg Hyde talks to Greater London Assembly (GLA) Transport Committee chairperson Caroline Pidgeon about automotive issues in the capital. With so many interested parties throwing their hats into the...

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11 Oct 2018

Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold

A program that can enable vehicle owners and component makers to access a connected vehicle’s data will soon be unveiled. The Auto Care Association (ACA) will host three separate...

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10 Oct 2018

Autonomous Cars Face Higher Adoption Barriers Than Drones, Ships

A report from the UK's International Underwriting Association finds an easier path to future success for aerial drones and autonomous ships, compared to autonomous vehicles, due to self-driving vehicle...

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08 Oct 2018

Moves to Mandate in-Vehicle Rescue Tech

A US fire service regulator is considering mandating deployment of in-car technology allowing firefighters to directly contact a vehicle’s occupants. On Wednesday, members of the US National Fire Protection...

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08 Oct 2018

Honda Demonstrates Anti-Crash V2X Tech in Ohio

Honda has demonstrated vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology it says is designed to reduce crashes at intersections. As part of the automaker’s partnership with the Ohio city of Marysville, its 33 Smart...

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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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04 Oct 2018

Volkswagen, Siemens Partner for V2X Safety Tech

Volkswagen and Siemens are claiming to have made improvements to existing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology, with the aim of making intersections safer. The companies are collaborating with the German city...

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03 Oct 2018

Quality Data Drives Moves Against Motor Insurance Fraud

Metromile, the pay-per-mile auto insurer, had a problem: when customers had claims, their satisfaction plummeted. Looking into it, execs realized that, while 70% to 80% of claims were easily...

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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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