Following news that the government has the green-light for trials of driverless cars in the UK, Venson Automotive Solutions’ says fleet managers could benefit from considering the future of their fleet. Results from its latest survey suggest drivers would welcome these cars as an option; 62% of respondents said they be happy to sit-back and let their company car do the driving, with many [...]
The humble car is currently undergoing something of a revolution. Cars are getting smarter, through on-board technology and remote connectivity, and soon they’re expected to drive themselves. It’s exciting stuff – but for fans of David Hasselhoff and 1980s TV shows, it’s nothing new.
San Antonio, Texas, USA. March 3, 2015: Compass Intelligence, which describes itself as a strategy acceleration firm, has released a new report on the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) market. Sensors in M2M & IoT: A Global Analysis for Growth Opportunities and Solutions is out today.
Seattle, Washington-based Airbiquity®, a connected car technology and service provider, has established a multi-year agreement with network operator AT&T. As Jeremy Cowan reports, under the agreement AT&T will utilise Airbiquity’s Choreo™ cloud-based services delivery platform to enable selected aftermarket connected car program end user registration and device management.
Tech giants Apple and Google have created a lot of connected car noise and ‘smoke in the room’ since making their intentions known in the first quarter of 2014. Apple led the charge by announcing their new smartphone based infotainment offering, CarPlay, at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show in March. Google followed shortly after with their own smartphone-based [...]
A new in-cab waste management system from Yotta is set to transform the delivery of refuse collection services. Mayrise In-Cab uses a vehicle mounted mini-PC to integrate with the Mayrise Waste back office system giving frontline staff access to the latest service and reference information.
Mimram Site Services, has implemented a telematics solution from Masternaut into its fleet of 58 vehicles, leading to a reduction in speeding and a 10 per cent saving on fuel costs.
Member of Parliament (MPs) are yet to grasp the impact of modern vehicle technology on the motor industry says Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). The comments came after a Dods Polling survey into MPs attitudes to driverless cars revealed a “general lack of knowledge amongst our legislators on the impact of autonomous vehicles.”
Long before the phrases M2M and the Internet of Things came to wider attention, we were already making machines talk to each other, says Dunstan Power of ByteSnap Design. Early adopters like General Motors and Hughes Electronics Corporation could see the benefits that machine-to-machine communications (M2M) offered forward-thinking businesses as far back as 1995 but when M2M via cellular [...]
AT&T and LoJack Corporation, has announced a collaboration to power LoJack’s current and future telematics solutions. The alliance is resonant of both company’s commitment to providing machine-to-machine and telematics solutions to the automotive and fleet industries.
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