Intelligence Brief

29th February 2016

Weekly Brief: Mobile’s biggest players cozy up to connected car at MWC

In this week’s Brief: Mobile World Congress, Samsung, OnStar, Verizon Hum, Zubie, Automatic, LG, Intel, GSMA, Jaguar, Ford, BP, Parkopedia, HARMAN, Rinspeed, Nissan, Movimento, Vidder, Aricent, Visa, Honda, ParkWhiz,...


30th November 2015

Weekly Brief: Ford announces SYNC Connect, its first embedded telematics system

In this week’s Brief: The LA Auto Show, Audi of America, BMW of North America, Nissan, Volvo, CarCharging/Blink, ChargePoint, NRG EVgo, Chevy Volt, Audi A3 E-Tron, Toyota Prius, Hyundai...


12th November 2015

Telematics changing the future of logistics

The American firm – they of the big brown delivery lorries – has actually become part of aeroplane engine maker Pratt & Whitney’s manufacturing effort. Next year, in New...


27th October 2015

End of the ‘App Store’ fantasy

A great shift in thinking was evidenced on the first day of the Telematics West Coast 2015 conference, held yesterday and today in San Diego. App stores, once seen...


26th September 2015

Weekly Brief: VW embroiled in emissions cheating software scandal

In this week’s Brief: Volkswagen, Environmental Protection Agency, the Apple Car, The Wall Street Journal, the G7, IBM, Giesecke & Devrient, AvtoVAZ, ERA-GLONASS, State Government of South Australia and...


20th September 2015

Weekly Brief: All the news from the Frankfurt Motor Show

In this week’s Brief: Frankfurt Motor Show, Porsche, Tesla, Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Bentley, VW, Continental, Vinli, BlaBlaCar, Intel, OnStar, MiX Telematics and Iridium Communications.   The pressure was on...


11th September 2015

Weekly Brief: 10 carmakers endorse mandatory automatic emergency braking technology

In this week’s Brief: Audi, BMW, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo, NHTSA, IIHS, INRIX, ParkMe, Google, HERE Maps, Daimler, Facebook, Uber, Baidu, Apple, AT&T, Jaguar...


10th September 2015

Video: Human-machine relationships will steer ADAS adoption


7th September 2015

Weekly Brief: Insurance telematics goes mobile with new Snapshot App

In this week’s Brief: Progressive, Censio, Allstate, Japan, The ITS Connect Promotion Consortium, Toyota, Element Financial, General Electric, International Truck, IHS Automotive, TomTom, Delphi and The New York Auto...


4th September 2015

Insurance Telematics USA 2015 Day II: Rummaging through the keys to UBI success

Big data – and what to do with it – were top of mind on day two of the conference. How much data is enough? How good does it...


3rd September 2015

Insurance Telematics USA 2015 Day I: Still many ways to skin the UBI cat

Insurers have reached huge milestones in terms of partnerships and acquisitions, as well as introducing new products into the market. Yet, there are still roadblocks ahead: autonomous cars and...


1st September 2015

App’s a telematics tutorial to promote UBI, says Octo

With the scream of 200mph MotoGP motorcycles ringing in our ears, TU heard how a simple smartphone app could be paving the way to greater adoption of UBI among...