Connectivity

12th July 2022

Zeekr OTA Focused on In-Cab UX

Premium Chinese EV maker Zeekr is claiming a unique OTA upgrade approach that enhances the in-cabin user experience. In announcing an array of upgrades to its 001 vehicle, the...

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13th May 2022

BlackBerry Works out of the Limelight towards Better Business

The tech world is full of “pivots” in which a company mostly, or even entirely, changes its business focus. One of the more fascinating pivots in the connected car...

By Eric Volkman

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3rd May 2022

Standards are Key to Connected Mobility

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) presented the latest global advancements of ‘Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything’ (C-V2X) in the journey towards 5G-V2X. Johannes...

By Graham Jarvis

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26th April 2022

Challenges of Making Ancient Cities Smart

In 2009, an earthquake devastated L’Aquila, Italy, killing more than three hundred people in this historic mountain town, and displacing 70,000 more. While rebuilding has been slow, the destruction...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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8th April 2022

Falken’s Tire Sensors Measure Real-Time Micro-Plastic Shed

Car tires are joining the IoT with one manufacturer installing sensors to measure the real-time wear rate of its products. In a joint project between Falken’s parent company Sumitomo...

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7th April 2022

Volvo Rolls Out OTA to all New 2023 Cars

All new 2023 specification Volvo cars are now available with over-the-air (OTA) software update capabilities. The technology now comes to the latest XC90, S60 and V60 models, and follows...

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6th April 2022

5G Should Accelerate Autonomous Communication

The emergence of 5G is expected to bring forth the exploration of new horizons to connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), as well as to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication. Erik Varney,...

By Graham Jarvis

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6th April 2022

Stellantis Uses Jeep in US 5G Connected Car Trials

Stellantis has taken part in real-world testing of 5G’s potential for connected car communication in the US. It joined the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) live trial of 5G cellular...

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4th March 2022

Making Sense of the Automotive OTA Business Model

With Apple’s software-based services offering up 70% of its profit margins, the question is whether this over-the-air (OTA) business model will ever work in cars. In comparison car manufacturers...

By Graham Jarvis

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21st February 2022

Industry Voices: Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) and Connected Vehicles

Opinion piece by Maxim Ragotner, Key Account Executive, EPAM Systems. From electric vehicles to self-driving cars, the automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation driven by the Internet of...

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18th February 2022

Russia Ramps Up Connected Car Mobility by 2030

The transportation strategy 2030 issued by the Russian government last November is the second of the four pillars of the country’s decade-long plan in new mobility. Other three are...

By Roma Nazarov

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18th January 2022

Personalizing the Software defined Vehicle

The software-defined vehicle has arrived. Now automakers and Tier 1 suppliers are weighing whether personalization and customization for consumers will turn out to be the industry’s Holy Grail. Technological...

By Robert Gray

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