How safe are our cars, really? While we may be excellent drivers, that means nothing if the car itself is suffering from mechanical faults. Cars over a certain age are obliged to undergo MOT certification every year, but during the 12 months between checks, there’s actually no legal need to undergo regular maintenance.
In a new poll of 1,000 car buyers across Europe, 89% of the total sample revealed that they would be more likely to proceed to purchase the vehicle after exploring and customising its features using virtual reality (VR), 44% of those stated that they would be ‘very likely’ to do so.
The IoT offers such a wealth of opportunity that you need the courage to work with others in order to move faster, argues one of the industry’s leading lights, Drew Johnson, vice president of engineering at California-based service provider Aeris. Report by Nick Booth, freelance IT & communications writer.
‘Transformation’ is one of those awkward words that often gets carelessly thrown around. Everyone knows what it loosely means, but when it comes to putting it into real-world practice – especially in the worlds of business and industry – the devil truly is in the detail…
Ericsson is intrinsically linked to the history of telecommunications. Since Lars Magnus Ericsson established the company in 1876, each step of both the evolution of the telecommunications market and the technological history of telecommunications have been defined by the presence of Ericsson.
Ford Motor Company launched its new SYNC 3 communications and entertainment system in Europe, allowing drivers to control their connected smartphones, audio, navigation, and climate functions with more conversational voice commands.
Event date: April 12 – 13 2016 Tower Bridge Hotel, London, UK
Connected Car Insurance Europe 2016 (April 12-13, London) is Europe’s primary forum for companies looking to actualise connected car data sets to create innovative motor insurance products. The Internet of Things (IoT), connected mobility, telematics and the autonomous car are collectively driving insurance carriers [...]
Napster, the popular premium music streaming service, will now provide musical entertainment in select Audi models, starting in Autumn 2014. With direct wireless access to a catalogue of more than 32 million songs, Napster and Audi connect will bring drivers even more comfort while on the road.
Airbiquity Inc., announced the integration of two industry leading geo-aware content providers into its Choreo™ connected car services delivery platform. With these additions, both INRIX®, a provider of traffic information and driver services, and Parkopedia®, the largest provider of parking information used by millions of drivers per month, are available to Airbiquity’s automotive OEM [...]