16th June 2022

Apple’s CarPlay Update ‘Threatens Automaker Data Control’

Apple is aiming to take a bite out of the automotive vehicle operating system market posing commercial risks to carmakers. Its launch of the updated CarPlay, revealed at the...


27th April 2022

Continental Shows Off Private and Public Infotainment Modes

Continental claims it has developed a dynamically operating infotainment display system that can switch between private and public modes. Its Switchable Privacy Display is said to be able to...


14th April 2022

Consumers Missing Out with Automaker Driver Focused Touchscreens

Automakers’ obsessive race towards outsized interior driver focused touchscreens are depriving consumers of the best in-car experiences. That’s the view of automotive software company VNC Automotive which says the...

15th February 2022

India Switches on to the Connected Car

Motorists in India are switching on to the connected car paving the way to an explosion of revenue opportunities before the end of the decade. That’s the view of...


2nd February 2022

Volkswagen Warns UK Drivers at Risk Using Smartphone Navigation

Volkswagen has warned UK LCV drivers they may be breaking the law, risking fines and penalty points on their licenses, by using navigation apps on their smartphones. The issue...


14th January 2022

Ushering in the AI-Powered Co-Pilot of the Future: The Next Generation of In-Car Assistants

By Stefan Ortmanns, CEO As cars grow increasingly connected and autonomous, intuitive in-car experiences have never been more important. Amidst all the mounting change in our industry, we are...


6th January 2022

Stellantis Leaps into Software Bed with Amazon

Stellantis will fulfil the prophesy for the automobile’s future that many in the industry have voiced by entering a wide-ranging commercial agreement with digital giant Amazon. The two companies...


17th December 2021

Volkswagen Claims Four Times Faster Voice Control

Volkswagen is giving in-cabin voice control a boost in its latest infotainment offering for it market leading Golf model in Europe. It claims the new system allows voice control...


11th October 2021

HERE Expands Real-Time Traffic Capabilities

HERE Technologies has showcased its latest navigation software claiming up-graded real-time traffic information. The location data and technology company launched its Advanced Real-Time Traffic service at the ITS World...


7th October 2021

TomTom Beefs Up Weather Data in Sat-Navs

Automotive location specialist, TomTom, is imbedding real-time weather events into its navigation technology. That’s because around 22% of vehicle accidents annually are attributed to weather related causes. So, the...


16th August 2021

Android’s Infotainment Push Extends to BEV Range

Android’s reach into advanced vehicle infotainment is extended with the launch of a new OS platform for BEV users. Provider of energy management solutions, Spark EV Technology, has announced...


19th July 2021

Comfort and Cabin UX Key to reduce Road Rage

Comfort and cabin user experience is the key to reducing driver stress and the instances of road rage according to a study by Citroën in the UK. It claims...