GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm announce extension of long-term agreement to secure U.S. supply through 2028

Washington, United States. 08 August, 2022 – Following the recent passage of the U.S. Chips and Science Act last week, GlobalFoundries, a global provider in feature-rich semiconductor manufacturing and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced they are more than doubling their existing strategic global long-term semiconductor manufacturing agreement previously entered into by GF’s and Qualcomm’s respective subsidiaries. The announcement secures wafer supply

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Visteon technology enriches the quality of automotive display graphics

Van Buren Charter Township, United States. 03 August, 2022 – Visteon Corporation, a global technology company serving the mobility industry, has developed an integrated system that dynamically improves the vehicle display contrast ratio. The company’s solution uses proprietary advanced algorithms to control the full array local dimming display. A matrixed array of LEDs behind the

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Electric vehicle battery pack shipments to reach 30mn in 2027

Hampshire, UK. 1 August 2022 – A new study from Juniper Research has found the volume of electric vehicle battery pack shipments will reach 30 million in 2027; from just 10 million in 2022. The research identified falling vehicle costs, often directly caused by government subsidies, and increasing awareness around the environmental impact of current mobility services

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Lynk & Co launches in-car meeting app with access to Microsoft Teams

27 July, 2022 – Say hello to the exclusive in-car meeting app with support for joining Microsoft Teams audio conferencing. Isn’t she a beauty? And while you’re at it: say goodbye to hassling with your phone while in the car.

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Otonomo releases fleet mobility capabilities update on Salesforce AppExchange

Herzliya, Israel and San Francisco, United States. 20 July, 2022 – Otonomo Technologies Ltd., the platform powering the mobility economy, announced it has updated the Otonomo App on Salesforce AppExchange, providing customers new ways to unlock access to accurate mobility data – for single vehicles as well as entire fleets using Salesforce sales cloud and service cloud. The

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BitSight discovers critical vulnerabilities in widely used vehicle GPS tracker

Boston, 19 July 2022 – BitSight announced the discovery of six severe vulnerabilities in the MiCODUS MV720 GPS Tracker, a popular vehicle GPS tracker made in China and used worldwide by consumers for theft protection and location management, and by organisations for vehicle fleet management. If exploited in an attack, threat actors could not only access and control

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How IoT cellular connectivity has enabled the rise of micromobility

Like most industries, the micromobility industry faced uncertainty during the Covid-19 pandemic but a comeback is taking hold, says Ben Forgan, co-founder and CEO of Hologram.io. Despite the headwinds, McKinsey notes that “micromobility could reach a consumer-spending potential of $300 billion (€279.81 billion) globally by 2030.”

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Tech Mahindra and Anritsu collaborate to establish IoT experience lab in Fremont, California

Morgan Hill, California. 2 June 2022 – Tech Mahindra, a provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, announces that it has collaborated with Anritsu, a global provider of test and measurement solutions for wireline and wireless technologies used in commercial, private, military/aerospace, government, and other markets, to launch an IoT (Internet of Things) Experience

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Self-driving technology firm Sensible 4 receives €8mn to boost sustainable transport

Luxembourg & Finland. 19 May, 2022 – Sensible 4’s software enables vehicles to operate under the most challenging weather conditions, including snow, heavy rain, fog and sandstorms. Autonomous driving contributes to sustainable transport, reducing the number of traffic accidents and carbon dioxide and polluting emissions. It also provides a solution to the shortage of public

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Renesas launches virtual development environment for fast automotive application software development and evaluation

Tokyo, Japan. 12 April 2022 – Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the launch of a virtual development environment that enables advance development and operational evaluation of automotive application software to support the latest requirements of electrical/electronic architecture (E/E architecture).

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Hillwood and Ericsson Routes partner to advance autonomous mobility

Ericsson Routes is like a Waze for wireless cellular connectivity, providing connectivity predictions so that users can be sure they will have a consistent and reliable connection throughout the whole journey and when planning routes for autonomous vehicles. Ericsson Routes is an incubation unit within Ericsson to broaden services to the automotive industry.

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Oxbotica board appoints ex-Arm president Graham Budd as part of its growth strategy

Oxford, UK – Oxbotica, global specialist in configurable autonomous vehicle software, announces the appointment of Graham Budd to its board of directors. This comes at a time of significant and exponential growth for Oxbotica.

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Wejo boosts smart mobility with launch of real-time traffic intelligence solution

Manchester, United Kingdom. 5 April 2022 – Wejo Group Limited, a global specialist in Smart Mobility cloud and software solutions for connected, electric and autonomous vehicle data, announced the launch of Wejo RTTI, a Real-Time Traffic Intelligence solution that can provide critical insights via an up-to-the-minute and holistic view of traffic conditions and safety incidents

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Can the public be convinced that safety is at the heart of regulatory frameworks?

Cruise, the driverless car maker, and GM have filed for a commercial licence in America. But like so many highway agencies, the UK’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration faces a dilemma; namely, can the public be convinced that safety is at the fore front of regulatory frameworks? Here, Rav Babbra, business development manager at drisk.ai

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Renesas releases WPC Qi 1.3-certified reference design for automotive in-cabin wireless charging

TOKYO, Japan. 15 March 2022 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, released a customer reference design for automotive wireless charging stations. The new P9261-3C-CRBv2 provides features that enable automotive manufacturers to quickly and efficiently deliver premium performance and safety features for in-cabin wireless charging.

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Volkswagen accelerates transformation with boost from Software AG

Darmstadt, Germany. 10 March 2022 – Setting a course for the future: Volkswagen will now be relying even more on technology from Software AG for internal transformation processes. The automaker is switching to the latest generation of the ARIS business process management solution, with a subscription model.

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