Connectivity

13th January 2017

Gazing at the crystal ball of connected cars – Part I

2016 was a vibrant, productive and profitable year for companies having anything to do with autonomy and connected vehicles. This report examines the current state of the industry and...

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9th January 2017

Weekly Brief: Connected cars dominate mobile tech at CES 2017

Carmakers used the Consumer Electronics Show to highlight the impending era of personalised technology in automobiles. Andrew Tolve reports. Hordes of tech enthusiasts descended on the Consumer Electronics Show...

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18th November 2016

Car audio will be the big noise in connectivity

In-car features are typically accessed via touch screens, knobs and buttons. Ford is among the automakers that have added audio to the mix but it’s not as if consumers...

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24th April 2016

Audi’s raising of the connected car bar brings its own challenges for carmakers

Audi’s delightful new A4 shows just what a difference just a few months makes in the world of vehicle connectivity. We’ve all become used to the digital world releasing...

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12th February 2016

Wealthy drivers cannot sustain Indian connectivity alone

India manufactures about 3M cars a year and half a million of them are exported, claims Kumar Kandaswami, senior director of Deloitte India. His research finds that 60% of...

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18th December 2015

Range Rover catches up in the sprint towards connectivity

It’s safe to say that anyone who buys the new Range Rover Sport SDV8 is someone who wants it all – a high-wide-and-handsome off-roader that can sprint away from...

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Low cost carmakers mull over opportunities from connectivity
10th December 2015

Low cost carmakers mull over opportunities from connectivity

Much has been written around the premium end of the car market’s adoption of connectivity and all it provides in terms of safety and convenience but what’s happening at...

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Life-style connectivity will stay portable for Citroën
27th November 2015

Life-style connectivity will stay portable for Citroën

Not every carmaker is eyeing up the potentially lucrative life-style aspects of the connected car with Citroën insisting it will focus mainly on safety and driver assistance aspects of...

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22nd October 2015

Video: Carmakers have responsibility to deliver connectivity to customers

Catch up with all the latest ion telematics at TU-Automotive Europe 2015 this November 2-3.

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29th September 2015

Connectivity, the key to restoring consumer trust

Volkswagen Group has been caught cheating emissions testing and has recalled nearly 500,000 vehicles in the US while also admitting there are 11M worldwide that carry the ‘defeat device’...

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27th August 2015

Designing Jaguars for the connected world

Jaguar Land Rover’s head designer, Ian Callum, believes the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies will be among the biggest influencers on what the cars of the future will...

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27th August 2015

Hold your horses, connectivity is the real power now

Talking to senior executives after spending a blisteringly hot afternoon cruising the mountain roads of Catalonia in Spain, it became clear that a car’s connectivity offering could be a...

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