Connected Vehicles

13 Aug 2018

Tesla Safety Features Are Reducing Some Kinds of Liability Claims

While many have their doubts about ADAS features, one study shows that's Tesla's Autopilot technology appears to have reduced some insurance claims.

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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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08 Aug 2018

Buick Links with ExxonMobil for Faster Payments

Buick is joining forces with ExxonMobil on an updated version of Marketplace, its in-car payments platform. Eligible Buick vehicles will receive the update, which will allow drivers to buy...

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08 Aug 2018

Audi & Ericsson Testing 5G Technology in Vehicle Production

Audi and Ericsson see a future using 5G technology, which promises low latency and faster data throughput, to build vehicles.

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07 Aug 2018

ERM’s StarLink Tracker Looks to Bolster Telematics With WiFi

StarLink Tracker, which ERM Advanced Telematics developed, can act as a WiFi hotspot for up to eight devices and is pitched at fleet management specialists.

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07 Aug 2018

Making Tomorrow’s Auto Tech Safe Today

Graham Jarvis assesses the cyber-security risks of emerging autonomous technology. All the major automakers are currently developing autonomous technologies and solutions for their future autonomous vehicles. These technologies introduce...

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06 Aug 2018

5G Backers Take Aim at Road Safety, Autonomous Cars

As the world gears up for mobile 5G deployments later this year, automakers, mobile operators and equipment manufacturers are creating new partnerships designed to bring autonomous technologies to life....

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02 Aug 2018

Alexa With You in SEAT Cabins

Amazon’s Alexa voice activated assistant will soon be joining you in the cabin of a new SEAT as the Spanish carmaker rolls out the service across its new range...

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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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02 Aug 2018

Airbiquity Joins JASPAR in Bid to Improve Japanese Position

In a move that sees it seeking to boost its presence within the Japanese automotive industry, Airbiquity has announced that it has joined Japan Automotive Software Platform and Architecture...

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31 Jul 2018

C-V2X better than DSRC, telecoms study claims

Two years of real-world cellular connectivity has proved C-V2X technology is the way forward for the connected car, a mobile telecoms network lobby group has claimed, reports Paul Myles....

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30 Jul 2018

Connected services for fleets in ‘Auto Pilot’ mode

Susan Kuchinskas looks at opportunities to serve the autonomous fleet of the future. How will fleet telematics services change with autonomy? Some services will obviously disappear: good-bye, driver coaching...

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