Connected Vehicles

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...

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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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15th August 2019

Helping Connected Cars Transfer More Data with Less Cables

An average car contains approximately 1.8 miles of wires. Valens provides a semiconductor solution designed to increase data transfer capacity while eliminating unnecessary cabling. This interview was recorded at...

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14th August 2019

The Real Winners in Connected Car Services

Data from connected vehicles is now a reality and there’s much more to come as older vehicles are replaced by those that ship with connectivity. Our industry touts the...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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13th August 2019

In-Car Assistants in an UX World

The sustained evolution and improvement of user experience (UX) is a key objective in the development of next-generation in-car assistants. So, in what way are companies approaching the improvement...

By Andrew Williams

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12th August 2019

Ford Hopes Open App Access With Boost Customer Engagement

Despite the advance of connected car services, many automakers are still witnessing disappointing take-up from consumers seemingly unimpressed by their offerings. Yet, Gavin Sherry, CEO of Ford’s Smart Mobility...

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8th August 2019

Smartphone Court Win Raises Connected Car Challenges

A smartphone user’s courtroom victory in the UK could raise some serious issues for the future of connected cars. Despite opening filming a road traffic collision on his phone,...

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