Connectivity

3rd October 2019

Volvo Claims 1M Connected Car Milestone

Volvo is claiming to have delivered more than 1M connected vehicles including trucks, buses, and construction equipment. It says customers are reporting data collected through the technology has improved...

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30th September 2019

Satellite Internet More Stable Than 5G for Connected Cars

Satellite internet technology is a more stable solution than 5G or LTE for connected cars, Kymeta, a US-based connectivity company, has claimed. Cellular internet connectivity can be provided from...

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27th September 2019

Connected Users Could Increase Brand Loyalty, Says Ford

Connectivity could increase a consumer’s bond with a brand even more than the sculptured sheet metal of the cars themselves. This is the opinion of Ford of Europe’s John...

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26th September 2019

One-in-Five Support Russian Government Owning Vehicle Data

Defining data ownership has become a burning question this year in Russia. Authorities pushing forward with Autodata – a project of creating a nation-wide holistic database of vehicle and...

By Roma Nazarov

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18th September 2019

Carmakers Seek Revenues as Software Providers

Automakers are joining the ranks of software providers in a bid to take a slice of the data cake the connected car can provide. That’s the opinion of Cubic...

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5th September 2019

Tires Start Catch-Up With Connected Car

Tires are joining the data gathering sensor array of future vehicles as one of a vehicle’s most crucial moving parts. That’s the strategy of Finnish tire manufacturer Nokian which...

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4th September 2019

Consumers Now Buying on Connectivity, Says Nissan

Connectivity features are increasingly informing the consumer’s thoughts when thinking of buying a new car. That’s the message received load and clear by Nissan which gives voice to this...

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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...

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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