Connected Vehicles

2nd March 2023

Audi Brings its Own App Store Into Selected Models

Audi is spearheading onboard connectivity this summer by bringing a store for apps to selected models with the third-generation modular infotainment toolkit (MIB 3). With the embedding of the...


27th February 2023

Weekly Brief: Tik Tok goes a Time Bomb for Driver Distraction

Tik Tok is one of the most popular social media platforms on the planet, famous for turning no-names into viral sensations in 15 seconds flat. Now the app is...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


24th February 2023

How to Keep the Customer Content with Infotainment

In November 2022 delegates at Autotech: Digital Economy – a webinar series by the Informa Tech Automotive Group – heard why infotainment is considered an invaluable opportunity for content...

By Graham Jarvis


23rd February 2023

Mercedes Claims First for its Own In-Car OS

Mercedes-Benz says it plans to be the first global automaker to create its own computer operating system by the middle of the decade. The premium carmaker has released initial...


20th February 2023

Will Driverless Cars Need Remote Human Supervisors?

Over the last few years autonomous vehicle start-ups have raised tens of billions of dollars based on their cars being truly self-driving. Yet, international news agency Reuters reported in...

By Graham Jarvis


16th February 2023

Industry Voices: Five Ways How Software Will Transform our Relationship With Cars

Opinion piece by Matthias Bauhammer, Global Offering Lead for DXC Robotic Drive How we experience mobility in our cars is changing. Several exciting innovations in automotive software are set...


15th February 2023

Consumer Data Worries Holds Back Connect Car Potential

Nearly a third of US consumers don’t trust automakers to properly manage the vast amount of personal data generated by modern connected cars. That’s the finding of a global...


14th February 2023

EU’s Single European Transport Area Takes Shape

In 2011, the European Commission published a white paper entitled Roadmap to a Single European Transport Area, in which it set out its long-term transport objectives for the EU....

By Siegfried Mortkowitz


10th February 2023

Tesla Avoids Dismal Reliability Ranking by Withholding Data, J. D. Power

Fancy automated driving and infotainment technologies in premium cars are punishing the reliability scores in J.D. Power’s latest consumer survey. Reuters reports that Tesla would have finished fifth from...


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


1st February 2023

Autotech and Connectivity: A Tale of Two Cities at CES and MWC

This is an exciting time of the year for anyone interested in connectivity and the automotive industry. It is the midpoint between the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las...

By Steve Bell, Chief Analyst, Connectivity at Informa Tech Automotive Group


27th January 2023

Insurers Scrapping Crashed BEVs Citing Cost of Repairs

The huge cost of repairing BEVs involved in collisions has been recognized not only by insurance companies but even by Tesla’s chief Elon Musk. Reuters reports that insurers are...