Connectivity

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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28th August 2018

5 Tips for Securing a Place in a Crowded Cyber-Security Market

There are concrete things an auto cyber-security start-up can do to stand out. Susan Kuchinskas reports. Blockchain cyber-security start-up Buglab recently put out a multi-million dollar bug bounty –...

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24th August 2018

Toyota Workers First on Streets with DSRC Tech

Toyota is rolling out its new dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) system to its workers to try in their own cars. At an event in Ann Arbor, Michigan for locally...

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23rd August 2018

Software Makers Partner for In-Car Payments

Two software companies have unveiled a “strategic alliance agreement” they claim will lead to increased availability of in-car consumer services. Telenav, a maker of software packages for connected vehicles,...

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22nd August 2018

Telcos Claim First 5G Transmission to Moving Car

Two major telecoms players are claiming to have made the first successful transmission of a 5G signal to a receiver located inside a moving car. Verizon, in collaboration with Nokia,...

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22nd August 2018

Too Few White Hats to Protect Connected Cars, Says GM

Auto industry is struggling to find cyber-security talent, General Motor’s Matt Mackay tells Louis Bedigian. With connectivity in full swing, cyber-security has become one of the hottest topics in...

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21st August 2018

Stars of Track and TV Back Moves Bringing F1 Tech to Street Level

Formula One race tech could accelerate into the mainstream telematics market thanks to backing from ex-F1 driver Martin Blundell and TV’s Dragons’ Den star, Theo Paphitis. The pair have...

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20th August 2018

GM and Shell Partner on Instant Fuel Payments

The auto giant and the oil giant partner to make fuel payments easier using General Motor’s Marketplace app, accessed through the vehicle’s touchscreen. Dutch oil giant Shell and American...

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17th August 2018

Open-source Connected Car Software Gains Support

Moves to develop an open-source software platform for connected cars have been boosted with the signing of five automotive software heavy hitters and a major university’s engineering department. HERE...

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16th August 2018

Ford Flies the Flag for C-V2X at Denver Demo

Ford has demonstrated its cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology connecting one of its vehicles to road infrastructure and traffic data management centers. At a presentation in Denver, Colorado held in...

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16th August 2018

Auto Software with ‘Birth Certificates’ Suggests BlackBerry QNX

Specialized in-car apps don’t have to pose a risk, BlackBerry QNX’s John Wall, tells Louis Bedigian. App stores have been essential to the success of smartphones, providing a multitude...

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