Ford unveil multi lingual car that calls the emergency services

29 February 2012, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona –Ford Motor Company reveals the all-new B-MAX.

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RIM unveils Porsche 911 with NFC

28 February 2012, Mobile World Congress, Barcelona — RIM have unveiled a Porsche 911 fully loaded with Blackberry technology and equipped with one touch NFC pairing.

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GSMA Connected House demonstrates how cars are integral to the connected lifestyle

28 February 2012, Barcelona, Spain – Airbiquity, a global leader in connected vehicle services, is participating in the GSMA Connected House at Mobile World Congress 2012.

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M2M Challenges in the Utilities and Telecom Sectors

Electricity distributor EDP, mobile operator Optimus and WeDo Technologies consider the M2M challenges and opportunities in the utilities and telecom sectors.

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Airbiquity and Allstate Roadside Services to integrate connected vehicle services for automotive customers

Allstate Roadside Services, a provider of roadside assistance in the USA, and Airbiquity Inc., a provider of global connected vehicle services, have announced their collaborative efforts to create integrated connected vehicle systems for automotive manufacturers.

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SkyBitz acquisition by Telular creates “largest pure player asset tracking company in the world”

Telular Corporation has announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement to acquire SkyBitz, Inc. They claim that the combined companies will create the largest “pure player” asset tracking and management company in the world.

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High-speed automotive M2M module launched by Cinterion

Cinterion, a leader in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communication modules and a Gemalto company has launched AH3, its new high-speed automotive M2M module with a new triple-diversity antenna design.

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HARMAN and Sierra Wireless bring 4G/LTE broadband connections to the road

Karlsbad, Germany – HARMAN, the global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR), is ready to begin road tests of an LTE module integrated into production-ready infotainment systems, as first reported at iot-now.com in January.

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O2’s M2M technology aids electric vehicle charging

Telefonica, through its O2 mobile brand, is to provide M2M technology to connect Chargemaster’s UK-wide network of electric vehicle charging stations.

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RF Monolithics extends distribution deal with Avnet into Asia

RF Monolithics has expanded its distribution agreement with Avnet Electronics Marketing from its current North and South America to cover most of Asia. Avnet distributes RFM products

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eCall 'a game changer' if mobile operators back it fully, say Vodafone

Although there has been a reduction in road fatalities in Europe over the past decade, the figures still make for sombre reading. So the latest move by the European Commission

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Development project aims to bring apps to cars

Ford and Bug Labs, an open-source hardware and software provider, have announced a joint development project to research, develop and distribute open-source developer tools to advance in-car connectivity.

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e-Mobility: new possibilities with M2M technology

Electric vehicles, or EVs, offer a compelling option for environmentally sustainable travel and transportation and they are fast becoming a regular part of daily life worldwide.

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White Paper: Developing Enterprise M2M Apps in Days or Weeks — Not Months or Years

Developers are building M2M applications to help companies reduce service and fuel costs, generate new sources of revenue, and increase customer satisfaction. The principle market segments and applications driving this market need for M2M solutions include

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Network powers automotive insurance application

Agnik, a data analytics company for distributed, mobile and embedded environments, has selected the Kore Telematics M2M network to power its usage-based automobile insurance application.

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Latest Blog: Telematics helps automotive industry shift gear

The stage is set for telematics to make waves in the automotive industry, but what are the factors driving this change and what role will mobile operators, car manufacturers and technology partners play in this new ecosystem?

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