car connectivity

  • wissmann-merkel iaa 2013.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: VDA chief sees central role for connectivity

    2013-09-18T12:56:05Z

    FRANKFURT - Germany's chief automotive industry lobbyist said on Wednesday that information technology has become "an essential precondition for a decision to buy" a particular car model. In an address to the Mobility 3.0 conference here, Wissmann, who heads Germany's automobile industry association (VDA), cited two central themes for this ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    With S3 Sportback, Audi claims LTE 1st

    2013-08-15T17:14:57Z

    LTE gives Audi drivers and passengers more connected options (Photo: Audi) Audi said its new S3 Sportback is the first production car to fully integrate the LTE data standards. The German premium carmaker said LTE or 4G as it is also known is now avaialable in the model and ...

  • PatrickPelata.automotiveIT
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    Pelata sees need for automotive ethics leaders

    2013-08-06T17:21:02Z

    Pelata says automakers are just beginning to introduce collaboration tools (Photo: Salesforce) The car industry needs to address the privacy issues that are a necessary byproduct of automotive connectivity. But technology or more regulation won't provide answers to the growing privacy questions, said Patrick Pelata, chief automotive officer of ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    BMW licenses Microsoft's exFAT technology

    2013-02-21T13:42:40Z

    BMW wants to transfer large amounts of data to and from the car (Photo: BMW) BMW has signed a patent licensing agreement that will allow it to use Microsoft's extended file allocation table (exFAT), a file system that makes it easier to transport large amounts of data. The premium ...

  • connected car.automotiveIT
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    12 European carmakers move closer to implementing car-2-car communication

    2012-11-05T18:10:14Z

    European manufacturers want functioning car connectivity by 2015 Twelve carmakers have agreed to step up cooperation to bring car-to-car communication to European roads through the use of a common deployment strategy. The 12 car companies, which cooperate in the Car 2 Car Communication Consortium, said in a press release ...

  • VW Tanneberger.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Car connectivity is core competency at VW

    2012-09-25T12:42:42Z

    VW won't become a content provider to the connected car, Tanneberger says (Photo: automotiveIT) HANOVER ”“ Providing well-integrated car connectivity, though a relatively new area for Volkswagen Group and other carmakers, is a core competency for Europe's largest automotive group, a senior executive said Tuesday. Volkmar Tanneberger, executive director ...