Connectivity

4th September 2019

‘Son-of-OnStar’ Arrives at Vauxhall

UK carmaker Vauxhall has rescued some of the remnants of its former owner’s OnStar connectivity service and rebranded it VauxhallConnect. Since the Vauxhall-Opel brand was sold by General Motors...

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3rd September 2019

Connectivity Challenge With Consumer ‘No’ to Trackers

Consumers remain opposed to in-vehicle tracking devices posing serious challenges to carmakers’ plans for connected services. A survey of UK motorists found 70% of respondents didn’t want ‘Big Brother’...

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29th August 2019

Are We being Dumb About Smart Cities?

Many techie types, government officials and self-driving car evangelists love the concept of the smart city. Over the past few years, the idea of an ultra-connected, data-driven, municipality running...

By Eric Volkman

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20th August 2019

Why ‘Spy in Your Mercedes’ is An Important Story

A screaming front page headline in the UK’s top selling daily newspaper that cars are spying on us may baffle most in the auto technology world as to whether...

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19th August 2019

Congestion On The Digital Highway in Russia

The digital highway is getting as clogged up with traffic as our city streets. That’s the claim by founder and head of Incarnet, Anton Yesin, speaking to TU-Automotive. He...

By Roma Nazarov

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15th August 2019

Helping Connected Cars Transfer More Data with Less Cables

An average car contains approximately 1.8 miles of wires. Valens provides a semiconductor solution designed to increase data transfer capacity while eliminating unnecessary cabling. This interview was recorded at...

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14th August 2019

The Real Winners in Connected Car Services

Data from connected vehicles is now a reality and there’s much more to come as older vehicles are replaced by those that ship with connectivity. Our industry touts the...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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8th August 2019

Smartphone Court Win Raises Connected Car Challenges

A smartphone user’s courtroom victory in the UK could raise some serious issues for the future of connected cars. Despite opening filming a road traffic collision on his phone,...

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7th August 2019

Trust me I’m a Carmaker, Says Ford

Ford believes it is leading the pack in a charge towards consumer engagement with in-vehicle services yet remains conscious of the challenges still ahead. TU-Automotive met with its head...

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5th August 2019

Chinese Luxury BEV Claims 5G-V2X World First

Perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s a Chinese automaker that is claiming a new luxury BEV has full 5G enabled V2X connectivity considering the cyber-security furor surrounding telco giant Huawei. The company,...

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15th July 2019

Faster Forward: Connected Transactions

Sponsored Content At CES in Las Vegas, SiriusXM demonstrated an in-vehicle payment system developed in collaboration with Visa. Six months later at TU-Automotive Detroit 2019, the company presented a...

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15th July 2019

Balancing Data Protection With UX is Carmakers’ Big Challenge

In the age of both data collection and tightening privacy regulations, automakers need to make sure they are responsibly collecting only the data they need. Darren Mann, vice-president of...

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