Connected Car

  • Audi e-tron prototype: Audi City Berlin
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    Audi partners with SMA Solar Technology, Hager Group for connected e-tron charging

    2018-06-19T16:18:38Z

    Audi wants to seamlessly connect its future e-tron EV to an intelligently connected home (Image: Audi) Audi’s upcoming e-tron electric SUV will be offered with an optional 22kW charging system that connects to a domestic energy management system via the home's wi-fi. This will allow owners to charge on ...

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    Inside Silicon Valley automotive: A new role for tech and IT offices

    2018-06-19T16:09:00Z

    Carmakers are expanding technology and IT offices in Silicon Valley, and tasking them with functions that are different from the roles played by traditional R D centers.

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    Ford introduces cloud-based open platform for fleet data

    2018-06-15T11:09:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford Commercial Solutions – a business unit of Ford Smart Mobility – has launched an open platform called Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) for fleets to manage data flow to and from their vehicles. Aimed primarily at large company fleets, telematics providers and fleet management companies, the TMC ...

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    Byton unveils K-Byte Concept sedan designed for autonomous driving

    2018-06-15T11:07:39Z

    Byton designed its new concept for autonomous driving from the start (Image: Byton) Byton has unveiled a concept previewing its second car, the K-Byte sedan, in advance of CES Asia in Shanghai. This is the result of a partnership with autonomous driving technology firm Aurora, and the two companies ...

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    Vizzion launches platform for on-vehicle camera imagery

    2018-06-13T11:15:20Z

    Image: Vizzion Traffic camera services supplier Vizzion has developed a new platform giving access to live imagery from connected vehicles, which it has demonstrated at the TU-Automotive Detroit expo. This platform can provide dynamic on-the-spot information on factors such as traffic conditions, weather, roadworks or driver visibility, and extends ...

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    Xevo partners with TomTom for in-car e-commerce, demos Xevo Market with Hyundai

    2018-06-12T14:47:48Z

    Image: Hyundai Xevo is partnering with TomTom to incorporate its in-car on-demand e-commerce platform, Xevo Market, into navigation systems. Service providers, shops or similar can be identified as points of interest (POI) in the mapping, and the driver can be navigated towards them. Recommendations can be offered on-route, such ...

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    Faurecia CIO: "In three to five years everyone will work in IT"

    2018-06-06T16:22:00Z

    Dr Rene Deis, chief information officer and digital transformation leader at Faurecia, explains how the fundamental role of IT and software development in the automotive industry is changing.

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    Daimler's Smart app gets smarter features

    2018-06-05T09:13:15Z

    Smart 'ready to drop+' service allows package delivery to the car's trunk (Image: Daimler) Smart has added a ‘ready to spot’ service to its ‘ready to’ app to help drivers locate their vehicle – whether they’ve forgotten exactly where they’ve parked it, or if it has been stolen. The ...

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    Toyota Mobility Foundation and Alan Turing Institute to research AI for traffic management

    2018-05-31T20:10:55Z

    Image: Alan Turing Institute The Toyota Mobility Foundation is supporting the Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, on an AI project to optimize traffic flow in mobility systems. The programme aims to transition complex traffic management from static systems into dynamic, optimized ...

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    Tenneco, Schaeffler plan to make "dumb" components smart

    2018-05-29T18:13:00Z

    Executives from automotive tier suppliers at the automotiveIT International conference in Atlanta explain how, with the help of sensor technology, traditional mechanical car components can be equipped with new digital functionality.