Connectivity

12th March 2019

Toyota Boosts Connected Car Strategy With Airbiquity Investment

Japanese car giant Toyota is boosting its connected car proposition leading a $15M investment in auto connectivity specialist Airbiquity. The carmaker joined the DENSO Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation in the...

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11th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Geneva Snoozes on Connectivity At Its Peril

This year’s Geneva International Motor Show is heavy on cars but light on connectivity. By “light” I mean that you could walk from one side of the exhibition floor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th February 2019

5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group

A telecoms lobby group used the Mobile World Congress to claim 5G technology is ready to roll-out globally to power automotive mobility. The claim made by the 5G Automotive...

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26th February 2019

Volvo Chooses HERE to Power Vehicle Location Services

Volvo has chosen navigation specialist HERE to handle its off-board vehicle location services. The Swedish manufacturer has signed a multi-year map data agreement with HERE for cloud based cloud...

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26th February 2019

Airbiquity Demos Latest Auto OTA Solution

Connected car communications specialist Airbiquity will demonstrate its latest OTAmatic over-the-air (OTA) software and data management solution in Germany this week. The automotive supplier claims that its solution will...

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25th February 2019

Vehicle Coms Crucial to Driverless Cars on Chaotic Roads

Between fluctuating traffic, construction and natural disasters, roadways are constantly in flux. In some cases, drivers may be at a loss for what to do next. This begs the...

By Louis Bedigian

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19th February 2019

Satellite Providers Claim to Close Cellular Connectivity Gaps

The future of the connected car is orbiting in space. At least, that’s what proponents of satellite technology espouse. Satellite, of course, is the backbone of the GPS technology...

By Eric Volkman

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14th February 2019

Consortium Deploys 5G Network for CAVs

A consortium has deployed a 5G small cell network that aims to supply connectivity to connected and autonomous vehicles. AutoAir, a 5G development consortium led by broadband provider Airspan...

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13th February 2019

Harley-Davidson Turns To Cloud With New EV

Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire all-electric sports cruiser bike will draw on cloud, IoT and AI technologies, the iconic US brand has announced. The machine is part of the manufacture’s More Roads...

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12th February 2019

NIO OTA Update Causes Test Drive Standstill

A test driver for Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO was left trapped with a company representative inside one of its SUVs. The pair were test driving NIO‘s ES8 SUV...

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31st January 2019

Fleet Telematics Has Vital Role in Move to EVs

Increasingly, organizations are turning to electric vehicles (EVs) while setting goals to reduce emissions and improve operational fleet efficiency. However, there are implications on changing the powertrain of a...

By Graham Jarvis

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28th January 2019

Distance Between Automotive Hardware and Software

While carmakers try to bend their hardware into the sort of shape the software gurus of Silicon Valley desire, it’s clear nothing is going to deviate them from a...

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