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  • Lutz_Varchmin_hyland

    Remember Nokia!


    To build mobility of the future, manufacturers will have to create the right data, IT infrastructure and security preconditions.

  • 5g.automotiveIT

    Automakers join forces to develop 5G connectivity


    (Photo: Volkswagen Group) Three German automakers have joined forces with telecommunications and IT companies to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G mobile connectivity. The automakers - Audi, BMW and Daimler - have formed the "5G Automotive Association" together with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group's aim is ...

  • tomtom.automotiveIT

    TomTom exec: German HERE acquisition is an opportunity


    Saucier says drivers need TomTom's real-time traffic information (Photo: Arjen Bongard) FRANKFURT ”“ The planned acquisition of Nokia HERE by a consortium of German premium carmakers provides a business opportunity for the map maker's biggest competitor, TomTom's new automotive boss said in an interview at the Frankfurt Auto Show ...

  • accenture.automotiveIT

    Nokia HERE: Accenture consultant sees more acquisitions


    F Axel Schmidt (Photo: Accenture) Following news that Audi, BMW and Daimler are set to jointly acquire Nokia HERE, automotiveIT asked Accenture automotive expert Axel Schmidt three questions about the implications of the transaction. automotiveIT: What's in it for Audi, BMW and Daimler to acquire Nokia HERE? Schmidt:  The ...

  • nokia here.automotiveIT

    Audi, BMW, Daimler jointly acquire Nokia HERE


    High-precision digital maps will be important for autonomous cars (Photo: Nokia) A consortium of German carmakers is buying Nokia's digital mapping business for 2.8 billion euros. Audi, BMW and Daimler confirmed in a press release that they will jointly acquire Nokia HERE and will run the mapping company as ...

  • nokia.automotiveIT

    Nokia: no plans for new phones


    Nokia's Lumia phones are being rebranded Microsoft (Photo: Microsoft) Nokia, commenting on media speculation, said it doesn't have any plans to get back into the smartphone market. "These reports are false, and include comments incorrectly attributed to a Nokia Networks executive," the Finland-based network equipment and mapping software maker ...

  • nokia here.automotiveIT

    Who would buy Nokia's HERE mapping unit?


    Maps will be more important for autonomous cars (Phote: Nokia) Nokia is considering the sale of its mapping unit, HERE, following its announcement of plans to acquire Alcatel-Lucent. The Finland-based telecommunications equipment maker said in a statement that it had "initiated a review of strategic options, including a potential ...

  • nokia alcatel.automotiveIT

    Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent to create new connectivity mega-player


    Nokia, Alcatel-Lucent see demand for combined product offering (Photo: Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent) Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, citing complementary product portfolios, said they are planning a merger that aims to create a new company that is well positioned for "an IP connected world." "Together, Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia intend to lead in next-generation ...

  • nokia.automotiveIT

    Nokia to invest in connected-car technology


    Nokia HERE is a mapping and location services provider (Photo: Nokia) Nokia will invest 100 million dollars in connected car technology as the Finnish group focuses its business on networks, mapping and location intelligence and general mobility. Once the world's leading maker of mobile phones, Nokia earlier this year ...

  • Nokia.automotiveIT

    In predictive analytics move, Nokia to buy Medio Systems


    Medio Systems is a predictive-analytics specialist (Photo: Medio) Nokia plans to acquire 10-year-old Seattle-based Medio Systems in a move to add new personalization features to the navigation and mapping services offered by its HERE division. Nokia HERE, which  makes location products for smartphones, tablets and cars, said Medio's ...


    Microsoft to buy Nokia's phone business


    Nokia's Lumia brand, which runs a version of the Windows operating system, will transfer to Microsoft (Photo: Microsoft) Microsoft is planning to buy Nokia's mobile phone and services businesses, as the US software group makes its most aggressive move to date to broaden its business footprint. Microsoft will pay ...

  • toyota smartphone.automotiveIT

    Toyota adopts new car-connectivity protocol for in-car smartphone use


    Toyota says it is the first carmaker to adopt a new connectivity protocol for in-car smartphone use (Photo: Toyota) Toyota is adopting a new protocol developed by the Car Connectivity Consortium to connect smartphones to its vehicles. The Japanese carmaker said the so-called "MirrorLink" protocol will be available to ...

  • terminal mode.automotiveIT

    Nokia hopes car connectivity group will push Terminal Mode


    Nokia hopes a new Car Connectivity Consortium that was launched this week will help drive the standardization of the interface between cars and consumer electronics. The Finnish mobile telecommunications group said the consortium includes carmakers Daimler, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, and Volkswagen. On the supplier side, Alpine and Panasonic ...

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    Navteq: Navigation can cut CO2 emissions by 24 percent


    Navteq, in an effort to show the benefits of driver-assistance systems, has launched a Web site where drivers can calculate how much money they save by using navigation. The US-based provider of maps and mobile data, said that, on average, proper use of navigation systems can reduce driving distances by ...