BMW has launched a new service designed to better manage the functions â€“ and business opportunities â€“ that are becoming available through car data. The service, which is called BMW CarData, allows customers to decide what data can be used for a particular purpose. For BMW, it provides opportunities to enter into a new range Read More..
Delphi is taking minority interests in two Israeli companies, as it moves to strengthen its connected-car related products and services. The US-based automotive supplier said it had signed a commercial partnership agreement with otonomo,Â a specialist in monetizing automotive data by way of a digital marketplace. The tie-upÂ will broaden the range of systems and services DelphiÂ can Read More..
Intel will spend an additional 250 million dlrs on automotive technology, as the US company targets a potential high-growth market for its core semiconductor business. In a keynote address at the opening of the Los Angeles auto show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich highlighted changes in mobility and the coming of the internet of things (IOT) Read More..
Toyota has established a separate US-based company to handle global data management and data services development. The new unit, called Toyota Connected, will be the central data science resource for a wide range of new-mobility initiatives. Toyota Connectedâ€™s primary mission is to deliver seamless and contextual services and to use data analytics to support product Read More..
A US report published this week shows how connected cars may be vulnerable to hackers.The paper, based on answers to questions by 16 major car manufacturers, highlights growing concerns that networking cars with the world around them poses potential security risks. “The responses from the automobile manufacturers show a vehicle fleet that has fully adopted Read More..
The market for networked mobility products and services is set to almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, but data securityÂ issues will become a big problem once more cars are connected, according to a new study. The study projects that the market for networked mobility will grow to 115.2 billion euros by 2020 from 31.87 billion Read More..
Connected mobility will be the focus of the automotiveIT International Congress, which will be held in London July 1-2, 2014. It will be the first international event staged by the automotiveIT Group, which publishes German and English-language print and online publications, including the automotiveIT.com Web site. The automotiveIT International Congress has as its theme: â€œConnected Read More..
As connected cars start generating more and more data, one important and central question is: Who owns these data? It’s a legitimate question and. so far, no one has come up with a truly satisfactory answer. Experts warn that, from a legal point of view, it is difficult to establish ownership of data. In Germany, Read More..
HANOVER â€“ BMW executives see huge possibilities to add a wealth of new in-car infotainment functions, but they agreed that selectivity is key. â€œThe possibilities are endless but we need to focus on what makes sense from the point of view of usefulness for the customer,â€ said Hildegard Wortmann, senior vice president product management at Read More..
German companies expect a strong increase in data volumes, according to a survey conducted by Steria Mummert Consulting. Of all German companies polled 44 percent say that ever more detailed capture of customer data and more indepth analysis is going to require more storage capacity to deal with the growing flood of data. While social Read More..