Connected Car – Page 4

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    In-vehicle UX at Daimler: “We want to offer our customers as many options as possible, but want to provide the best solution ourselves”

    2018-10-29T14:55:00Z

    Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler, tells automotiveIT how in-vehicle UX, operating systems and AI will develop and converge.

  • agl
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    Automotive Grade Linux update enables telematics and instrument cluster applications

    2018-10-18T13:25:02Z

    Image: The Linux Foundation The latest UCB 6.0 release of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), the open connected-car software platform, adds device profiles for telematics and instrument cluster applications. The AGL UCB (Unified Code Base) has been developed by member companies with a view to sharing a single standardized cross-industry ...

  • ford_IPM
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    Ford, Honda and Volkswagen get smarter at crossroads

    2018-10-12T12:19:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford, Honda and Volkswagen have demonstrated or announced vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) trials this week. These are all intended to explore technologies to ease traffic congestion, smooth out traffic flow and increase safety and efficiency; and while they currently involve alerts (and later, interventions) to human ...

  • nvidia.automotiveIT
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    Nvidia CEO sees “gigantic opportunities" for auto industry

    2018-10-11T13:03:00Z

    Nvidia CEO Huang says current level 2 vehicle technology is “not very good” (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH – Jensen Huang isn’t bothered by the differences between the five levels of autonomy that the US-based Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has defined for driverless cars. “As long as it ...

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    Pirelli reboots connected tyre platforms for fleet management customers. App driven tyre sensors designed to deliver data-led savings on fuel, maintenance and fleet efficiency.

    2018-10-08T13:05:30Z

    Pirelli’s has introduced Cyber Fleet Smart and Cyber Fleet Gate, revised versions of its Cyber Fleet cloud based tyre management tool first introduced in 2012. The Milanese company says that the solution has been redesigned from the ground up, “bringing it closer to the needs of transport companies”. Pirelli is ...

  • toyota epalette
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    Toyota forms mobility JV with SoftBank; Honda and Ford announce more mobility and autonomous collaborations

    2018-10-04T16:58:39Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation are to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation, by the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year. The aim is to create new mobility services, co-ordinating Toyota’s connected-vehicles Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) and SoftBank’s IoT platform, which collects and analyses ...

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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. ...

  • at&t
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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 ...

  • here.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • its.automotiveiT
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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 ...

  • agero.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • lexus.automotiveIT
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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 ...

  • ford.automotiveIT
    Article

    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 ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler: "Third-party apps will become less relevant"

    2018-09-04T12:36:00Z

    Daimler’s Khan says not all HMI technology will go into Mercedes cars (Photo: Uli Regenscheit) Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the operation of future car generations, says Sajjad Khan, vice president digital vehicle mobility at Daimler. In an interview, Khan explains the ...

  • j.d. power.automotiveIT
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    Automakers having hard time competing with phone companies on infotainment

    2018-08-30T13:38:00Z

    Apple CarPlay (pictured) and Google s Android Auto are gaining rapidly in popularity (Photo: Volvo Cars) Automakers are having a tough time competing with the mobile phone industry when it comes to in-car infotainment. According to a new study by market researchers J.D. Power, consumers generally prefer ...

  • denso
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    Denso, Aisin, Advics and Jtekt agree JV for integrated ECU software

    2018-08-28T14:44:48Z

    Image: Denso Denso Corporation has agreed to establish a joint venture with Aisin, Advics and Jtekt to develop integrated ECU software for automated driving and vehicle dynamics control. The four companies, with their roots in Japan, aim to launch the new firm in March 2019. Denso is providing 65 ...

  • jlr aurrigo pod 2
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    Jaguar Land Rover autonomous pods ‘see’ through virtual eyes

    2018-08-28T14:02:30Z

    Image: Jaguar Land Rover Jaguar Land Rover is working with cognitive psychologists to study how pedestrians prepare to cross a road, and how they might safely interact with an autonomous vehicle. In this part of the Autodrive project supported by the UK government, autonomous pods are running on a ...