Connected Vehicles

2nd April 2020

First AV Tool for Insurers With Safety Analyst’s Standard

Insurers of future autonomous vehicles have been given their first risk assessment tool in the shape of a standard published by a global safety specialist. Underwriters Laboratories have announced...

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26th March 2020

Pioneer Claims Big-Screen In-Cabin Breakthrough

Electronics giant Pioneer is claiming its latest family of infotainment modules will bring the ‘big screen’ experience to the car cabin. It has launched four new multimedia receivers featuring...

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23rd March 2020

Leading Cyber-Security Company Latest Member of 5GAA

A South Korean cyber-security specialist is the latest company to join the 5G automotive lobby group, the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). Autocrypt, that specializes in security operations for C-ITS...

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19th March 2020

Automakers’ Control Over Software Outweighs the Risks

As with any technology, the ability to develop software in-house means that the developer, in this case the automaker, can control the ecosystem. Additionally, systems developed in-house provide a...

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19th March 2020

Lynk & Co’s Hybrid SUV First With Fingerprint Recognition

Start-up niche automaker Lynk & Co will use its 05 hybrid SUV as the first model to use fingerprint recognition for its infotainment system. The car will feature Goodix’s...

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18th March 2020

Touchscreen Infotainment Four-Times Worse Than Alcohol

A study measuring the affects of driver distraction suggests using a dashboard touchscreen is up to four times worse than being at the UK’s drink-drive alcohol limit. The research...

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12th March 2020

5G Will See C-V2X Explosion… Maybe

An automotive research body is predicting an explosion in C-V2X capability with the roll-out of 5G. However, the statement announcing a study by ABI Research based on industry opinions,...

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12th March 2020

Ericsson Ramps Up C-V2X Capability

The Russian automotive industry doesn’t make it into the world’s top 20 countries in terms of production with little more than 500,000 vehicles produced annually. However, its voice is...

By Roma Nazarov

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10th March 2020

TomTom Claims Success in Fast AV Map Building

TomTom says it has proof of concept for fast building HD navigation maps required by driverless vehicles. The location technology specialist teamed up with Toyota Research Institute – Advanced...

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10th March 2020

Can Voice Assistants Open On-Board Revenue Flood Gates?

Nomi is reputed to be one of the world’s most adorable in-vehicle virtual assistant. Whether you think that’s a good thing depends to a great extent on where you...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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2nd March 2020

Automakers Eye Up Control of the OS

Software now controls almost everything on a modern vehicle. From obvious functions like the infotainment system, to less obvious things such as brakes and then to the mundane, such...

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27th February 2020

Tested: Land Rover Discovery Sport D240 AWD – Easing Tech into Your Life

A recent UK study suggests nearly a third of motorists don’t use or understand their car’s technology. That study by the British Motor Show is broadly in line with...

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