Connected Vehicles

12th March 2019

Toyota Boosts Connected Car Strategy With Airbiquity Investment

Japanese car giant Toyota is boosting its connected car proposition leading a $15M investment in auto connectivity specialist Airbiquity. The carmaker joined the DENSO Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation in the...

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11th March 2019

Weekly Brief: Geneva Snoozes on Connectivity At Its Peril

This year’s Geneva International Motor Show is heavy on cars but light on connectivity. By “light” I mean that you could walk from one side of the exhibition floor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Arity Says Insurers Not Considering AV Risk
4th March 2019

Arity Says Insurers Not Considering AV Risk

Insurers are not considering whether self-driving technology or human occupants are to blame if an autonomous vehicle crashes. That’s the view of Grady Irey, senior vice-president of data and...

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4th March 2019

Tested: 2019 Jeep Wrangler (JL) Rubicon – Tech Takes to The Rough

Jeep may be claiming its new iconic mud-plugger is more focused on broadening its appeal into the lifestyle urban market but the new car is still very much a...

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1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray

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5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group
28th February 2019

5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group

A telecoms lobby group used the Mobile World Congress to claim 5G technology is ready to roll-out globally to power automotive mobility. The claim made by the 5G Automotive...

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27th February 2019

Ford Adopts what3words Navigation Solution

Ford has announced it will run the what3words navigation solution throughout its new car models. The carmaker made the announcement at the 2019 Mobile World Congress committing it to...

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26th February 2019

Volvo Chooses HERE to Power Vehicle Location Services

Volvo has chosen navigation specialist HERE to handle its off-board vehicle location services. The Swedish manufacturer has signed a multi-year map data agreement with HERE for cloud based cloud...

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26th February 2019

Airbiquity Demos Latest Auto OTA Solution

Connected car communications specialist Airbiquity will demonstrate its latest OTAmatic over-the-air (OTA) software and data management solution in Germany this week. The automotive supplier claims that its solution will...

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25th February 2019

Vehicle Coms Crucial to Driverless Cars on Chaotic Roads

Between fluctuating traffic, construction and natural disasters, roadways are constantly in flux. In some cases, drivers may be at a loss for what to do next. This begs the...

By Louis Bedigian

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Continental, Vodafone Claim C-V2X ‘Digital Safety Shield’
21st February 2019

Continental, Vodafone Claim C-V2X ‘Digital Safety Shield’

Continental and Vodafone are claiming 5G and cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technologies can prevent car accidents. At Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, the companies will demonstrate the ‘digital safety shield’, tech...

19th February 2019

Satellite Providers Claim to Close Cellular Connectivity Gaps

The future of the connected car is orbiting in space. At least, that’s what proponents of satellite technology espouse. Satellite, of course, is the backbone of the GPS technology...

By Eric Volkman

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