HERE provides real-time traffic information to the BMW Group globally

Amsterdam and Munich – BMW has selected HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, as its provider of real-time traffic information to BMW drivers in 70 countries. The multi-year agreement has HERE powering BMW’s Connected Navigation Services (CNS) available across BMW models.

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HERE powers BMW maps with predictive routing

HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, announced its latest predictive routing capabilities are powering the innovative “Learning Navigation” feature of BMW Maps as part of the BMW Operating System 8.

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Sigfox deadline looms: Buyers weigh purchase or its lights out for French 0G operator

Having been placed under Commercial Court protection from its creditors for six months, the board of France-based Sigfox, the ultra narrowband (UNB) network operator, asked the Toulouse Court to shorten the period of administration to just three weeks. That protection period expires on Friday, February 25th 2022, and the ailing company’s Directors evidently believe a

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Mobility 2.0: Emerging transport trends in the UK

Two years ago mobility suffered a massive gut punch there was standstill across the UK, as restrictions from the Government locked down travel for all but essential workers, and many of us stayed at home to slow the spread of the virus.

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Embedded car OEM telematics subscribers reached 133mn in 2020

Gothenburg, Sweden. November 8, 2021. According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of telematics service subscribers using embedded systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.0% from 132.8 million subscribers at the end of 2020 to 376.8 million subscribers at the end of

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NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang to unveil new AI technologies, products in GTC Keynote

NVIDIA announced that it will host a global, virtual GTC from Nov. 8-11, featuring a news-filled keynote by NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang and talks from some of the world’s preeminent AI research and industry leaders.

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The Chinese market is expected to lead the development of V2X

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, there were about 0.7 million cars with V2X capabilities on the roads at the end of 2020. This number is expected to grow to 35.1 million by 2025. Communications between vehicles has been discussed for more than two decades, but with few

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Alibaba Cloud and BMW Startup Garage China open joint innovation base

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, and BMW Startup Garage China announced the opening of the Joint Innovation Base officially named “Alibaba Cloud Innovation Centre – BMW Startup Garage Joint Innovation Base” in Shanghai, China.

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Global public carsharing fleet will reach almost 1mn vehicles worldwide in 2025

According to a new research report by IoT analyst firm, Berg Insight, the number of users of carsharing services worldwide is forecasted to grow from 71.9 million people in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.5% to reach 190.3 million people in 2025.

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Smart factory market to cross US$155 bn by 2025

Global Smart Factory Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $75 billion (€66 billion) to over $155 billion (€138 billion) by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

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V2X communications technology will be a US$1.2bn opportunity by 2022, says SNS

SNS Telecom & IT‘s latest research report indicates that global spending on V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications technology – based on both IEEE 802.11p and C-V2X (Cellular V2X) standards – will reach US$1.2 billion (€1.07 billion) annually by the end of 2022.

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Connected cars draw crowds in Barcelona, but the industry is focused on 5G V2X

As one wag put it at last year’s Mobile World Congress, “There sure are a load of mobile phones at this car show.” While drivers focused on the cars in Barcelona this year, the industry has been diving into the details of vehicle autonomy. And, as with so much at MWC19, says Jeremy Cowan, 5th

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1oT launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress

Global connectivity provider for IoT, 1oT, is launching an eSIM for IoT at Mobile World Congress (#MWC19) in Barcelona on Feb 25-28, 2019. This, says the company, is the future of SIM technology pushed to the market in collaboration with eSIM management service provider, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security.

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When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation.

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Disrupt or die? Start with the fundamentals

Your digital strategy must be driven by a clear understanding of the customer’s needs and the way your products relate to them. Digital transformation doesn’t require a radical rethink of a business model that previously brought success

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UX of ‘new’ mobility services is too often an afterthought, finds Strategy Analytics

Automaker investment and engagement with so-called “new mobility” services is on the rise, as more organisations view the endeavors as data-gathering exercises for a possible future without car ownership. However, the user experience (UX) of these new services is often an afterthought, particularly for car-sharing services.

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