18th January 2016

Weekly Brief: Obama pledges $4Bn to self-driving cars at Detroit Auto Show

President Obama means business with self-driving cars — to the tune of four billion dollars. Amid all the shiny concept cars at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, despite new flagship...


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...


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...


5th October 2015

Up the autonomous creek with a paddle

Volvo has announced a simple paddle operated interface it hopes will bring autonomous driving a step closer to becoming a daily reality. It claims to have designed its IntelliSafe...


1st October 2015

Connectivity will add many new dimensions to the car’s future

As more and more industries attempt to nudge our “things” into a technologically interconnected ecosystem, the excitement around the IoT continues to gather momentum, and fast. Hype about the...


25th September 2015

High profile government representation at Europe telematics conference

Proof that connected car technology is shaping government policy has come in the shape of both German and UK fielding keynote speakers at this year’s TU-Automotive Europe 2015 in...


17th September 2015

Despite its economic downturn, Brazil offers telematics opportunities

Driving your car, listening to your music playlist and make a reservation at your favourite restaurant to meet your friends all at the same time. To many Brazilians, this...


19th May 2015

Your chance to meet this year’s OEM of the Year

See the shoot-out and enjoy a gala evening on 2 June at the Hyatt Place Detroit/Novi. Our awards have been created to highlight the best-of-the-best in each of the...


30th April 2015

How to turn your car into a safe-deposit box

In a move that could spell the end of parcels dumped with neighbours, left out in the rain or having a failed-delivery note pushed through the letterbox, the German...


2nd April 2015

Volvo Connecting Cars & Cyclists for Safer Mobility

Volvo is shifting its safety mission into another gear—incorporating bicyclists who share the road. Volvo Cars, sports specialist POC and global telecoms firm Ericsson unveiled in January at the...


26th March 2015

Solving The Connected Car Security Conundrum

1. In the wake of the damning report by US senator Markey, are public fears surrounding car hacks justified? Volvo: There is certainly no reason to be complacent. This...


19th March 2015

Automakers on the Road to Monetizing Data

Data, data everywhere and not a bit or byte of use: could this be the modern day equivalent of the Ancient Mariner’s plight? If only, as he stared out...