Telematics

02 Aug 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...

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30 Jul 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...

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17 Jul 2018

Minnows making waves in auto tech

Small players sounding off among the emerging technology assessed by Eric Volkman. As far as automakers are concerned, it’s the ‘Big Guys’ that dominate the conversation when the topic...

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06 Jul 2018

IoT comes to vehicle body production at Gestamp

Global Tier 1 supplier reveals connected machining strategy. Paul Myles reports. Automotive connectivity is extending into vehicle production processes with one of the world’s top suppliers of white body...

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29 Jun 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...

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16 Jun 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...

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18 May 2018

Maps must reflect real-time in a driverless world, says TomTom

In common with many drivers, I have pitted my smartphone’s satellite navigation against the dashboard fitted system in many of the cars I’ve been driving. It always becomes quickly...

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18 May 2018

Connectivity must be available everywhere for in-vehicle emergency calling to be effective

Self-driving vehicles will dramatically reduce or altogether eliminate motor vehicle accidents and accompanying casualties, fatalities and property damage. That is the hope of the automotive community of manufacturers, suppliers,...

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14 May 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo hands Google keys to its infotainment

Volvo cars will soon come with Android built into the dashboard. Andrew Tolve reports. Forget about mirroring your smartphone with Android Auto, Google has bigger plans in the dashboard:the...

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11 May 2018

Start-ups pose hacking threat to carmakers

Ransomware is high on the list of concerns for autonomous and connected vehicles but it’s not a problem manufacturers are dealing with presently. Some of them are, however, being...

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11 May 2018

JLR combines interior simplicity with tech

In the past few years, the humble dial has become an endangered species as automakers shift to touchscreens and other fingertip controls. Yet, Jaguar Land Rover is embracing the...

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08 May 2018

ELS Studio 3D sounds like good idea for Acura RDX

Fifteen years ago, Tom Dunn of the Panasonic electronics company sat in on an industry panel discussion during which eight-time Grammy-winning sound engineer Elliot Scheiner rapped the quality of...

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