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5th October 2018

Motorists Could Soon Need to Fuel-up With Data

Data volumes are ever increasing and at an unprecedented rate. Connected and autonomous vehicles will further add to the amount of data that’s currently out there. It’s hard to...

By Graham Jarvis

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17th September 2018

Ford’s Connected Focus Winning Consumer Hearts

Carmakers have long been attempting to find ways to make their products as much as possible interoperable and, even, interchangeable with their consumers’ smartphones. They are doing this with...

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18th July 2018

GPS Spoofing Fooled Drivers Into Taking Wrong Way

A group of security researchers have shown that a vehicle's GPS system can be spoofed using inexpensive hardware.

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6th June 2018

Volvo Roadside Assistance Uses Real-Time Info

Volvo's roadside assistance upgrade, called Next Generation Roadside Assistance, provides real-time location information to travelers in need.

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8th May 2018

Volvo Looks to Supercharge Infotainment With Android

Giving Android a big boost in the auto industry, Volvo announced this week that its next-generation infotainment will offer a number of Google features, including Maps, Assistant and Play....

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20th March 2017

Weekly Brief: Intel takes risky bet on the connected car

With its purchase of Mobileye, Intel proves it will pay anything to ensure a central role in the connected car frenzy. Andrew Tolve reports. Intel staked its claim to the...

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20th May 2016

The Disrupters: Scouting out a one touch multi-transport mobility solution

RideScout claims to get people to where they’re going “faster and smarter.” The free mobile app for iOS and Android is itself a mobility hub: bringing public transportation options...

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8th February 2016

Weekly Brief: Tesla ‘trailer’ plan to boost EV range

“I’m thinking about it,” said Elon Musk who faces possibly the toughest automotive challenge so far – to make trailer towing look cool! The pathfinding CEO behind Tesla Motors...

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7th December 2015

Weekly Brief: Ford rolls out eyes-free Siri to 5M vehicles

Have an iPhone? Drive a Ford? Siri eyes-free capability is coming your way this holiday season over-the-air. Ford’s new software update for MyFord Touch is available for all 5M...

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16th November 2015

Weekly Brief: Banner week for nav apps headlined by Uber TomTom wedlock

In this week’s Brief: TomTom, Volkswagen of America, Apple, Uber, Daimler, Audi, BMW, Nokia HERE, Google Maps, Continental, eHorizon, SAP, EasyPark, ParkCloud, OPG Center-Parking, LUMINA, Four Seasons Residences, GM,...

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4th September 2015

Carmakers must press the pedal-to-the-metal to get up to IoT speed

Technology may be moving forward at a lightening pace but the car it wants to be heading into has the agility, by comparison, of a juggernaut’s turning circle. This...

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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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