Connected Vehicles

31st December 2019

Custom Cloned Voice Assistant Claims Safety Boost

A personalized cloned-voice assistant is being heralded as a potential safety feature because it allows drivers to choose a voice of authority they are more likely to heed. Automotive...

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30th December 2019

Bosch Infotainment Adopts Stripped-Down Address Tech

The stripped-down global address system, what3words, is hoping to make the break into automotive infotainment by teaming up with Bosch. Its in-car navigation is scheduled for introduction into Bosch’s...

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27th December 2019

Automakers Flex Their Insurance Muscles

Would you buy auto insurance from the same company that made your vehicle? Recently, two noted automakers placed bets on customers answering “yes” to that question. In the US...

By Eric Volkman

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23rd December 2019

Fine Dining in a Driverless Future

What activity among all others would people prefer to do in an autonomous car? If you guessed “eat or drink,” you would be right. At least, that’s according to...

By Eric Volkman

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20th December 2019

Hyundai Presents Smart City Vision at CES

Hyundai will present its vision of life in the future smart city at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Central to its vision is the personal air vehicle (PAV) and...

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13th December 2019

Ducati Sees Connectivity and ADAS as Way Forward for Bikers

ADAS and connectivity are not always the first things on the mind of a prospective motorcycle customer but they are making inroads slowly changing consumer expectations. That’s the opinion...

10th December 2019

Number of In-Vehicle Displays to Increase Dramatically in 2020s

The number of screens in cars will increase dramatically over the next few years, up to 12 per car, a connected car expert has claimed. Rolf Bittner from Qt...

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12th November 2019

Continental Server Concept to Connect VW’s ID. Family

Continental’s connectivity concept will be the driver of in-car communications, including OTA update,s for Volkswagen’s ID. family of BEVs. The Tier 1 giant’s electronics architecture reflects the trend away...

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7th November 2019

Abuse of Connectivity Sparks Most Driver Anger

Motorists are getting more enraged by others both deploying their vehicle’s connectivity proper than any other driving misdemeanor. That’s the finding of a UK study that suggests motorists list...

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7th November 2019

Telematics the Winner in BEV Boom

An expected boom in the uptake of EVs will boost the importance of telematics services and lead to greater collaboration between providers and automakers. That’s among the findings of...

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6th November 2019

JLR Promises In-Cabin Revolution Using Wearables Tech

Lightweight technology pioneered by the connected wearable market will be used to transform in-cabin infotainment experiences, says Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). It also claims the technology so far trialed...

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5th November 2019

Insurance Risks Remain in an Autonomous World

The old Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times,” could very well apply to the auto insurance industry these days. That’s because, while the industry is moving at...

By Eric Volkman

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