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    Ola Källenius: Daimler's new Swedish CEO has eyes set on digital future for Stuttgart giant

    2018-10-03T15:15:00Z

    Mention Ola Källenius, the soon-to-be boss of Daimler , and industry watchers note that he is the first non-German to take the role. That is significant but there is more to the Swede who will now guide the auto giant into the first stage of its digital future. ...

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    Harman and AT&T launch Spark device to connect older cars

    2018-09-28T17:19:16Z

    Image: AT&T The Harman Spark connected-car device is being offered to drivers in the US to enable location-based services, a 4G LTE wifi hotspot for up to eight devices, remote diagnostics, emergency crash assistance, in-app payments, geofencing, remote monitoring of the vehicle, parking reservations and more. It is marketed ...

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    Here Technologies looking to the crowd for continuous map updates

    2018-09-25T14:45:42Z

    Here's Rabel: "Intelligent cars need high-definition maps" HANOVER -- Here needs help from millions of cars to keep its digital maps updated, a senior company executive said Tuesday. Dietmar Rabel, director of product management for global automated driving cloud products, told the carIT Congress here that, as cars become ...

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    Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi: will embed Android OS, Google Assistant AI, from 2021

    2018-09-21T13:42:29Z

    Image: Renault The Android operating system will be embedded in Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi vehicles from 2021. A technology partnership with Google is to bring Android-based infotainment and consumer applications to multiple brands in the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance – which sold 10.6million cars in 200 markets last year. Android will ...

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    Intelligent transport, but how soon?

    2018-09-18T13:48:00Z

    More than 10,000 people are expected to visit the ITS World Congress (Photo: Bongard) COPENHAGEN – The ITS World Congress kicked off here Monday and Tuesday amid a general sense of optimism about the opportunities provided by new technologies to make public and private mobility smarter. ...

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    Groupe PSA starts showcase LTE-V2X trial in China

    2018-09-14T13:48:47Z

    Image: Groupe PSA Groupe PSA has started a connected-car demonstration programme in Wuxi, China, to showcase the application of wireless LTE-V2X vehicle-to-infrastructure communications on a city level. The project involves over 100,000 commercial users; 13 typical scenarios; over 600 communication base stations; and 226 road intersections; and covers an ...

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    Agero unveils smartphone-based crash detection

    2018-09-14T11:26:46Z

    (Image:Agero) Agero has unveiled smartphone-based software that could replace embedded telematics systems to provide automatic crash detection. The Medford, Massachusetts-based telematics services provider said its new "Driver360" software can be integrated into existing insurance providers' and car manufacturers' mobile apps. Bringing crash detection, response and prevention functionality into the ...

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    Lexus to debut digital side-view mirrors on new ES model

    2018-09-13T16:07:42Z

    Cameras replacing traditional side-view mirrors transmit images to small monitors inside the Lexus ES (Photo: Lexus) Lexus said it will introduce digital side-view mirrors on its new ES sedan in Japan next month. The Toyota Group's premium brand will install small exterior cameras on the front doors of the ...

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    In new Ford Edge, AI switches AWD on and off

    2018-09-12T14:45:15Z

    Ford showed a performance version of the 2019 Ford Edge at the Detroit Auto Show in January (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor's new Ford Edge is counting on artificial intelligence to optimize traction settings, improve handling and save fuel. The carmaker said its 2019 Ford Edge SUV will have both ...

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    Affectiva and Nuance up the emotion, BMW and PSA add AI assistants

    2018-09-07T12:40:39Z

    Image: BMW Affectiva and Nuance Communcations are collaborating “to further humanize” in-car artificial intelligence. Affectiva, a spin-off from the MIT Media Lab based in Boston, Massachusetts, has developed an ‘Emotion AI’ which can measure facial expressions and assess emotions such as joy, anger and surprise in real-time, and pick ...