Connected Vehicles

World News: Tele Atlas powers BMW’s next generation nav systems
5th March 2007

World News: Tele Atlas powers BMW’s next generation nav systems

Tele Atlas has signed an agreement to provide digital map data and local search content for the next generation driver information/navigation systems in BMW vehicles in the US, Canada,...

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World News: Nokia and WaveMarket sign worldwide OEM agreement for LBS
28th February 2007

World News: Nokia and WaveMarket sign worldwide OEM agreement for LBS

Nokia and WaveMarket have signed an agreement to offer location-based tracking services to carriers worldwide. This OEM and reseller agreement will bring WaveMarket's entire product suite to Nokia customers...

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America News:  Privacy concerns a major roadblock for LBS adoption
27th February 2007

America News: Privacy concerns a major roadblock for LBS adoption

According to the results of a December 2006 survey by Harris Interactive®, when it comes to next-generation telecommunications technologies, privacy remains the major concern for most US mobile phone...

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Asia News:  Citroën Australia’s sat nav system features NAVTEQ maps
27th February 2007

Asia News: Citroën Australia’s sat nav system features NAVTEQ maps

Citroën has become the first Australian in-vehicle navigation customer to leverage NAVTEQ’s recent release of its full coverage map of Australia. NAVTEQ’s map of Australia is fully navigable, enabling...

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Worth mentioning: Avis & Budget rollout Where2 GPS in Canada
26th February 2007

Worth mentioning: Avis & Budget rollout Where2 GPS in Canada

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Europe News:  Norwich Union extends pay-as-you-drive insurance to under-70s
23rd February 2007

Europe News: Norwich Union extends pay-as-you-drive insurance to under-70s

Norwich Union is extending the age range of its usage-based pay-as-you-drive insurance policy to include drivers up to the age of 70. Drivers over 60 typically have a lower...

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World News: Brunswick to sell New Technologies' PND unit to MiTAC
23rd February 2007

World News: Brunswick to sell New Technologies' PND unit to MiTAC

Brunswick Corp has signed a definitive agreement to sell Brunswick New Technologies' portable navigation device (PND) operations to Taiwan-based MiTAC International Corp. The purchase will be for the PND...

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Europe News: UK Highways Agency rolls out £6m traffic flow system
22nd February 2007

Europe News: UK Highways Agency rolls out £6m traffic flow system

A scheme intended to reduce congestion and improve traffic flows on Yorkshire and the Humber's busiest junctions has entered its latest phase. The new Motorway Access Management system began...

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Asia News: Telematics, navigation, ITS to take centre stage at 2007 Seoul Motor Show
22nd February 2007

Asia News: Telematics, navigation, ITS to take centre stage at 2007 Seoul Motor Show

The largest car show in Asia has announced that it will now include a two-day seminar on the side of the exhibition for the professionals in the in-car infotainment...

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Europe News:  Intermap provides UK data for Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform
21st February 2007

Europe News: Intermap provides UK data for Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform

Intermap Technologies has announced an agreement to provide Microsoft Corp with NEXTMap® Britain digital elevation data for use within Microsoft’s Virtual Earth platform. The agreement enables Microsoft to create...

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New business: Inrix-SHE team provides real-time traffic to Wisconsin DOT
20th February 2007

New business: Inrix-SHE team provides real-time traffic to Wisconsin DOT

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World News: SiGe launches industry’s smallest GNSS receivers
20th February 2007

World News: SiGe launches industry’s smallest GNSS receivers

SiGe Semiconductor has announced the world’s smallest GNSS receiver ICs for mobile handsets, cell-phones, PNDs and PDAs. The new SE4110S GPS receiver and the SE4120S GPS/Galileo receiver are each...

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