LeasePlan, the provider of fleet management, and TomTom Telematics, a provider of vehicle telematics and connected car services, announce a partnership where LeasePlan will offer the latest in cloud-based fleet management technology to its corporate customers.
IMPACT Accelerator launched the first call of IMPACT Connected Car, a new program led by FundingBox and ISDI. Over the next five years, the connected car is expected to disrupt the entire automotive ecosystem and the consumer market. 220 Million cars are expected to be connected by 2020, representing a €141 Billion business opportunity.
Tantalum Corporation (Tantalum) announced an agreement with SAP to integrate SAP® Vehicles Network into Tantalum’s Pay.Car end-to-end payment platform for connected cars, making it easier for motorists to find and pay for services with just one click.
SK Telecom has announced that, together with Ericsson and BMW Korea, it has achieved a peak rate of 3.6Gbps for a connected vehicle travelling at a speed of 170 kilometers per hour.
Like many other sectors, the automotive industry is one that has been invigorated by incredible advances in technology. The autonomous car, in particular, is set to entirely change the driving experience for motorists across the globe.
Telco and tech firms spent more than US$31 billion on IoT-related investments and acquisitions between 2011 and 2015, according to new research from Ovum.
AT&T drives IoT innovation Our goal with AT&T Drive is to bring together the top players in the industry to collaborate and accelerate innovation for end users. We want to give connected car drivers access to IoT applications that provide enhanced in-car experiences while continuing to focus on driver safety.
Telit Communications PLC, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), has published its preliminary results for the year to December 31, 2015. Revenues for the year rose 13.4% to US$333.5 million (2014: $294 million).
A new study from Juniper Research has estimated that the adoption of connected in-vehicle infotainment systems will produce revenues exceeding $600 million in 2020, representing a 10-fold increase on this year.
Volkswagen CEO Dr. Herbert Diess, DoorBird CEO Sascha Keller and Richard Choi from LG helped to open CES 2016 in Las Vegas on January 5 with their keynote speech. The keynote included the presentation of the new VW electric car which VW uses to demonstrate the connection between the IoT and the automotive world.