Connected Vehicles

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...


22nd April 2015

Technology drives car demand for Millennials

The age group, otherwise known as Generation ‘Y’, are willing to spend more than 50% extra for new technologies in cars than post-War ‘baby boomers’. Spending an average of...