Connected Vehicles

24th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Why Musk’s ‘Bumpy’ Tunnel is Still Important

Ideas are beautiful. Reality is messy. No matter how pristine a vision may be in our brains, translating that vision into the real world, through the rigors of research...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st December 2018

Kia Claims AI-Based In-Cabin Tech Will Match Driver’s Emotions

Korean manufacturer Kia will debut its AI enhanced in-car entertainment concept at CES 2019 next month. Its ‘emotive-driving’ concept, dubbed the Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (R.E.A.D) System, claims to...

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17th December 2018

Tested: TomTom Rider 550 For The Adventurer at Heart

Satellite navigation is only slowly coming into the two wheel market with a comparatively few motorcycles and scooters offering even as an option. So, the launch of the latest...

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14th December 2018

Open Source WayRay AR Beta Promises Improved In-Car Experience

A Swiss holographic AR display specialist claims its open source new ecosystem will expand the possibilities of in-car experiences. WayRay has announced the launch of its True AR SDK...

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14th December 2018

Boost For Retrofit Connectivity with Tantalum Acquisition

Retrofitting vehicle connectivity could get a boost with the announcement that connected car platform provider Tantalum is expanding with the take-over of a Swedish ecosystem operator. It has acquired...

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10th December 2018

Kymco Focused on Two-Wheel Connectivity

Connectivity is beginning to make inroads into the motor cycle market with several manufacturers boasting comprehensive infotainment packages on their range-topping cruiser tourers and large capacity adventure models. Yet,...

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3rd December 2018

On-Board Connectivity Should Be as Expected as Windscreen Wipers, Says Aeris

Connected car services will become increasingly important to consumers as carmakers install more features into new cars. That’s the opinion of Mohsen Mohseninia vice-president market development of Aeris an...

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30th November 2018

Ford’s Big Data Study May Predict Accident Black Spots

Ford claims it has managed to crack a major challenge for smart cities with a system that can predict where accidents will happen. By employing big data technology, Ford...

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23rd November 2018

Network Automation Critical for AV Deployment, Claims Huawei

Artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities across all levels of mobile networks will be required to enable all-scenario autonomous driving, according to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. In a 30-page white paper,...

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23rd November 2018

VW Digital Player Stake to Boost Service Offerings

Volkswagen is boosting its connected car potential with an investment into a digital business model specialist. The German car giant is acquiring a 49% stake in diconium, a specialist...

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22nd November 2018

‘Old Tech’ Cams Still Cutting a Dash With Auto Insurers

Would you invest $50 or so for a perpetual 15% discount on your auto insurance? Most of us would unhesitatingly say ‘Yes’. Well, in certain insurance markets around the...

By Eric Volkman

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20th November 2018

Vodafone Study Claims Consumer Warming to UBI

Study results presented to this week’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in the UK suggest consumers are starting to warm to telematics services such as UBI. The research...

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