Connectivity

Hitachi Links with NXP on DSRC-based V2X
17th September 2018

Hitachi Links with NXP on DSRC-based V2X

Hitachi Solutions and NXP Semiconductors are joining forces to develop a new vehicle-to-everything (V2X) hardware and software package aimed at the Japanese market. The package will incorporate a V2X...

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17th September 2018

Ford’s Connected Focus Winning Consumer Hearts

Carmakers have long been attempting to find ways to make their products as much as possible interoperable and, even, interchangeable with their consumers’ smartphones. They are doing this with...

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Baidu Launching Software for Smart AVs
14th September 2018

Baidu Launching Software for Smart AVs

Chinese tech major Baidu is launching new open-source software it says will allow autonomous vehicles to communicate with their occupants and their surroundings. It is claiming the Intelligent Vehicle...

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14th September 2018

PSA Starts V2X Shoot-Out in China

The PSA Group has begun demonstrating its smart-city communications V2X technology in a Chinese city pitching two rival systems against each other. Its demo, testing separate solutions from Huawei...

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Tech Companies to Use IoT for Scooter-Sharing
12th September 2018

Tech Companies to Use IoT for Scooter-Sharing

Two Californian tech companies are pooling their telematics and IoT resources to launch a scooter-sharing service. Telematics specialists CalAmp and wireless mobility product maker Premier Wireless Solutions (PWS) have...

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11th September 2018

Autotalks’ Dual-Mode Chipset Could Give Car-to-Car Wireless a Boost

With a new dual-mode chipset, Autotalk is looking to bridge the gap between DSRC and C-V2X technologies within connected cars.

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11th September 2018

Robots But Not as We Know Them Jim!

Louis Bedigian explores what robots should, and shouldn’t, look like in an automotive HMI future. The human machine interface (HMI) is set to become very important to the cars...

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10th September 2018

JLR Connects Old Classics to Modern World

Jaguar Land Rover is bringing top-draw connectivity to its classic cars with a range of retro-fit infotainment options. JLR’s Classic parts and accessories catalogue has introduced an infotainment system...

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JV Plans to Let EV Drivers Monitor Charge Rates Through Smartphones
10th September 2018

JV Plans to Let EV Drivers Monitor Charge Rates Through Smartphones

A joint venture is aiming to allow drivers to monitor their electric vehicle’s charging progress via their smartphones. Kansas City engineering firm Burns & McDonnell and Los Angeles EV...

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4th September 2018

NXP Acquires OmniPHY Targeting Auto Ethernet

The two companies will combine efforts to develop high-speed Ethernet connectivity for autonomous vehicles and their embedded applications. Automotive semiconductor supplier NXP acquired OmniPHY, a provider of automotive Ethernet-subsystem...

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3rd September 2018

Take the Financial Risk and IoT Can Deliver

Robert Gray investigates the ROI from connecting consumers to the IoT. “If you offer it, they will order it.” Carmakers and Tier 1 suppliers may be subscribing to this...

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28th August 2018

Faster Forward Episode 3: Safer Roads With Cars That Talk

This wireless technology from Qualcomm has the potential to reduce motor vehicle accidents by 80%. It’s called cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) and allows vehicles to remain in real-time communication with...

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