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    Volkswagen Group takes over WirelessCar from Volvo in SEK 1.1billion agreement

    2018-12-21T12:21:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen The Volkswagen Group is to take over WirelessCar, a Swedish telematics specialist, from Volvo, buying a 75.1pc stake to support its connected vehicle ecosystem. WirelessCar, founded in 1999 and based in Gothenburg, has developed a series of in-car services such as billing and concierge, safety ...

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    Bosch announces autonomous electric shuttle, series of connected services

    2018-12-19T17:02:00Z

    Image: Bosch Bosch will display a driverless electric shuttle at CES 2019 in Las Vegas next month, to be offered fully-integrated with a full suite of hardware, software and related digital services. The concept shuttle, whose outer shell is constructed of display screens and glass, effectively comes ...

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    Honda to show autonomous, robotics and energy management solutions

    2018-12-17T16:31:00Z

    Image: Honda Honda is planning an extensive exhibit for next month’s CES, Las Vegas, to highlight its work in autonomous vehicles, robotics and connectivity and to attract future collaborators. Its Silicon Valley-based Honda Innovations division is to announce new tie-ups with start-ups and other partners. The ...

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    J.D. Power and Harman form alliance to leverage connected car data

    2018-07-24T16:53:11Z

    Image: Harman J.D. Power, supplier of consumer insights, data analytics and automotive industry advisory services, is forming an alliance with Harman to share in-car data from the Harman Ignite cloud platform. This will give insight into how customers interact with their cars’ digital services and the areas or functionalities ...

  • 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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    Goodyear to test intelligent tires at Mcity in Michigan

    2018-06-05T09:15:43Z

    Image: University of Michigan Goodyear plans to extend its research into ‘intelligent’ connected, sensor-equipped tires and will carry out testing with electric and autonomous vehicles at the Mcity Test Facility [pictured]. Mcity, a public-private partnership led by the University of Michigan, has a 16-acre site of roads and traffic ...

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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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    Amazon Key unlocks Volvo and GM vehicles for parcel deliveries

    2018-04-30T11:50:26Z

    Amazon Prime in-car delivery (Image: Volvo) Both Volvo Cars and General Motors have announced the addition of the Amazon Key app to their respective connected services in the USA. This will be available to customers in 37 US cities and their surrounding areas, with more locations to follow. For ...

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    PSA launches its first vehicle with Huawei IoT platform

    2018-04-26T13:06:47Z

    DS 7 Crossback at Hannover Messe 2018 Image: PSA PSA has launched the DS 7 Crossback in China featuring new services underpinned by Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform. These include in-car natural language voice recognition, a connected services portal and connected navigation, plus information such as vehicle status, journey history ...

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    PSA expands cooperation with Sierra Wireless

    2015-06-08T18:21:33Z

    PSA is broadening its connected offering from emergency notification to other value-added services (Photo: Peugeot) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will use Sierra Wireless device-to-cloud technology to add more connected services to its next-generation models, the two companies said in a press release. The French carmaker, which builds and sells Peugeot, Citroen and ...