Connected Vehicles

10 Dec 2018

Kymco Focused on Two-Wheel Connectivity

Connectivity is beginning to make inroads into the motor cycle market with several manufacturers boasting comprehensive infotainment packages on their range-topping cruiser tourers and large capacity adventure models. Yet,...

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06 Dec 2018

Faster Forward Episode 9: How China Is Driving Auto Tech Momentum

As the world's largest car market, the way that China adopts new technologies, such as C-V2X and 5G, will have a significant effect on the rest of the automotive...

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06 Dec 2018

Bosch, Start-Up Push “Multi-Standard” V2X, Snubbing Telcos

Bosch is partnering with a connected vehicle start-up to launch “a multi-standard approach” to vehicle-to-everything communication (V2X). The move runs counter to telcos’ promotion of their own networks, particularly...

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04 Dec 2018

Chip Maker Claims Improved Driver Image Clarity

A microprocessor maker has developed automotive sensors it claims provide driver monitoring images of unprecedented clarity by “eliminating unpredictable external effects such as sunlight”. STMicroelectronics (STM) says the VG5661...

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03 Dec 2018

On-Board Connectivity Should Be as Expected as Windscreen Wipers, Says Aeris

Connected car services will become increasingly important to consumers as carmakers install more features into new cars. That’s the opinion of Mohsen Mohseninia vice-president market development of Aeris an...

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29 Nov 2018

Volvo, Ericsson Ink New Five-Year Deal on Connected Car Services

The two Swedish business giants are teaming up to offer Volvo owners a host of connected telematics, infotainment and navigation services with help from Ericsson.

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27 Nov 2018

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Huawei Demonstrate C-V2X

Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, and Huawei have demonstrated a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) system and are claiming it can “significantly improve road safety standards”. They say the system they demonstrated...

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23 Nov 2018

Network Automation Critical for AV Deployment, Claims Huawei

Artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities across all levels of mobile networks will be required to enable all-scenario autonomous driving, according to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. In a 30-page white paper,...

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23 Nov 2018

VW Digital Player Stake to Boost Service Offerings

Volkswagen is boosting its connected car potential with an investment into a digital business model specialist. The German car giant is acquiring a 49% stake in diconium, a specialist...

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22 Nov 2018

‘Old Tech’ Cams Still Cutting a Dash With Auto Insurers

Would you invest $50 or so for a perpetual 15% discount on your auto insurance? Most of us would unhesitatingly say ‘Yes’. Well, in certain insurance markets around the...

By Eric Volkman

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20 Nov 2018

Vodafone Study Claims Consumer Warming to UBI

Study results presented to this week’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in the UK suggest consumers are starting to warm to telematics services such as UBI. The research...

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16 Nov 2018

SEAT Unveils Prototype 5G Car

SEAT is displaying a prototype 5G connected car at an event in Barcelona, Spain. At the Smart City Expo World Congress, the automaker is showcasing a version of the...

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