Connected Vehicles

16th August 2018

Auto Software with ‘Birth Certificates’ Suggests BlackBerry QNX

Specialized in-car apps don’t have to pose a risk, BlackBerry QNX’s John Wall, tells Louis Bedigian. App stores have been essential to the success of smartphones, providing a multitude...


7th August 2018

Making Tomorrow’s Auto Tech Safe Today

Graham Jarvis assesses the cyber-security risks of emerging autonomous technology. All the major automakers are currently developing autonomous technologies and solutions for their future autonomous vehicles. These technologies introduce...


Airbiquity Joins JASPAR in Bid to Improve Japanese Position
2nd August 2018

Airbiquity Joins JASPAR in Bid to Improve Japanese Position

In a move that sees it seeking to boost its presence within the Japanese automotive industry, Airbiquity has announced that it has joined Japan Automotive Software Platform and Architecture...


31st July 2018

C-V2X better than DSRC, telecoms study claims

Two years of real-world cellular connectivity has proved C-V2X technology is the way forward for the connected car, a mobile telecoms network lobby group has claimed, reports Paul Myles....


30th July 2018

Connected services for fleets in ‘Auto Pilot’ mode

Susan Kuchinskas looks at opportunities to serve the autonomous fleet of the future. How will fleet telematics services change with autonomy? Some services will obviously disappear: good-bye, driver coaching...


23rd July 2018

Alarm app to boost good driver behavior

A car tracking specialist is applying its vehicle security software to create an app monitoring and improving drivers’ behavior for personal owners and small businesses, reports Paul Myles. Rewire...


29th June 2018

Study claims distracted driving is endemic

Robert Gray is told telematics shows most drivers flout safety by using phones while driving. Distracted driving is not only worse than many experts thought it was, it’s 100...


16th June 2018

Keeping the digital driver safe

The challenges of security and privacy in the connected car explored by Robert Gray. Safety and security in advanced autonomous and connected cars likely face heightened scrutiny following Uber’s...


9th January 2018

Winning the race for consumer confidence and data

The opportunities to make use of the huge data sets generated by connected and autonomous cars was a central theme at the 2018 Consumer Telematics Conference that brought together...


1st December 2017

Connected bikes cannot compromise ‘freedom’, says Kawasaki

While connectivity services have been slow to catch on in the car industry, it’s been virtually moribund in the field of motorcycle marketing. Yet, in spite of this manufacturers...


2nd November 2015

Weekly Brief: AAA finds hands-free tech guilty of distracting drivers

Bad news folks: Hands-free technologies are just as distracting as touch screens in cars. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety suggests that speech-activated, voice-to-text systems do...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


27th August 2015

Designing Jaguars for the connected world

Jaguar Land Rover’s head designer, Ian Callum, believes the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies will be among the biggest influencers on what the cars of the future will...