Infotainment

7th February 2023

Next-Gen Maps aim to Re-Balance Detail and Simplicity

Every sat-nav user is familiar with the chagrin of missing their turn because the map’s lines and circles don’t resemble the real world. Yandex is blaming maps, not users,...

By Roma Nazarov

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15th December 2022

Polestar to Showcase AI Driver Monitoring at CES

Polestar will showcase its advanced AI powered driver monitoring system now standard in its Polestar 3 model, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023 in Las Vegas. The automaker is...

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9th December 2022

BlackBerry QNX Chosen for Human Horizons’ BEV Flagship

BlackBerry’s QNX digital technology has been chosen by Chinese BEV manufacturer, Human Horizons, for its futuristic second flagship model the HiPhi Z. The QNX platform will power the car’s...

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8th December 2022

Renault First to Embed Waze into its Infotainment Systems

Renault is the first global automaker to embed the crowd-sourcing navigation application Waze into its upcoming model range. The popular smartphone navigation app will be directly integrated into the...

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23rd November 2022

Software is the Cost Effective Branding Tool, Stellantis

While BEV powertrains and increasingly modular vehicle production challenge the automaker’s ability to differentiate its products, software could hold the answer. That’s the opinion of Stellantis’s chief software officer,...

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15th November 2022

Digital Giants Battle for the Dashboard

Humans aren’t the only passengers accompanying us in our cars. In fact, there are more constant companions that come along with us for almost every ride – our smartphones....

By Eric Volkman

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19th October 2022

Smartphone’s Affect on Future Infotainment

In 2011, Toyota President Akio Toyoda famously said his company would be producing cars that were smartphones on wheels. Since then, this analogy has been repeated by several auto...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

11th October 2022

BMW Brings Gaming into Next Year’s Models

BMW plans to bring online gaming capabilities into its vehicles’ cabins to keep passengers entertained, presumably, to help drivers concentrate in silence? The automaker has teamed up with AirConsole...

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5th September 2022

Hyundai to Roll Out TomTom Level Two Offering in Europe

Hyundai Motor Group has signed up mapping provider TomTom to power all the navigation systems in its future European vehicle line-up. Already seen in the group’s premium Genesis brand,...

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4th August 2022

AMD and ECARX Plan EV Cockpit Experience

Computer processor giant AMD is teaming up with automotive tech company ECARX to develop a digital cockpit specifically for EVs. The companies will work together on an in-vehicle computing...

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4th August 2022

Automakers in the Driving Seat with In-Car eCommerce

While there are many significant trends at the moment, one of the key connected vehicle commerce trends to stand out is the monetization of vehicle data by automakers. Sherry...

By Graham Jarvis

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3rd August 2022

In-Car Navigation to go the Same Way as Maps

Many of us above a certain age can vividly remember when in-car mapping consisted, at best, of sheets or collections of paper. Older drivers in Los Angeles, for example,...

By Eric Volkman

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