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9th July 2015

Looking beyond the telematics mandates

Autonomous driving and intelligent road transportation systems, for many, conjure up visions of vehicles navigating in accordance with reactive sensors and gathered data through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle to...

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18th June 2015

Politicians flex muscles to strong-arm safety measures

Government-issued mandates making car safety features compulsory for all new automobiles manufactured after a specific date have always been controversial, primarily because they add to the cost of producing...

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11th May 2015

European eCall app launched by Ford

While the newapp is primarily available as a servicing locator it also boasts a number of safety provisions including alerting emergency services in the event of a major collision....

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6th May 2015

Mobile app providers wake up to eCall challenge

Pearson said the Cheshire-based app provider is deep into negotiations with several car manufacturers, talks that gain even more importance since the European Parliament’s ruling to make eCall compulsory...

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28th April 2015

Green light for eCall a telematics game-changer?

The European Parliament has voted for an EU-wide emergency alert system to help emergency services get to road accidents faster. Car manufacturers will have to install the system as...

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Weekly Brief: Opel Brings OnStar to Europe
22nd September 2014

Weekly Brief: Opel Brings OnStar to Europe

Optimising hotel spend, improving traveller compliance, optimising simple bookings, and driving air and ground transportation savings are the top four areas of higher priority for travel managers in 2010,...

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How OEMs can Reap the Benefits of VRD
26th August 2014

How OEMs can Reap the Benefits of VRD

Belgian-based content and technology specialist Gateway has enhanced its hotel booking engine, Gateway 2 Travel, with upgraded map search functionality and XML options.

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Pan-European eCall: Boon or bust? Part II
21st January 2014

Pan-European eCall: Boon or bust? Part II

EasyVoyage has launched an optimised search engine for its hotel offering, reviewing establishments in 22,000 cities.

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Pan-European eCall: Boon or bust? Part I
14th January 2014

Pan-European eCall: Boon or bust? Part I

Choice Hotels International has chosen Todd Davis for the newly-established role of chief technology officer.

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Weekly Brief: Car-to-X era starts now
24th June 2013

Weekly Brief: Car-to-X era starts now

Renting a vacation home from a private party has been an option for many decades. But, today with the rapid expansion of the Internet and online marketing, the vacation...

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Dubai, 500 meters ahead Weekly Brief—12.10.2012
10th December 2012

Dubai, 500 meters ahead Weekly Brief—12.10.2012

Amadeus’ global revenue in 2008 grew by 2.2 percent compared with 2007, to €2,861.4m.

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Boosting M2M connectivity Weekly Brief—7.30.2012
30th July 2012

Boosting M2M connectivity Weekly Brief—7.30.2012

Travelzoo’s revenues increased to a record level of $23.4 million in the first quarter.

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