Leaseplan and TomTom Telematics announce partnership to make ‘connected car’ a reality

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.

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Impact connected car launches its first open call with €2.1 million equity free

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.

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Tantalum Corp and SAP to deliver one-click parking payments for connected car drivers

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.

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SK Telecom, Ericsson and BMW Korea claim world’s fastest 5G speed for connected car doing 170km/h

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.

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On the road to security

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.

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More than US$31bn invested in IoT-related start-ups in 2011-2015, says Ovum

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.

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Driving the connected car revolution

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.

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Telit’s 2015 results show EBITDA up 31% to $45.3m, CEO expects further benefits of scale

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).

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to drive connected car market to $600m by 2020

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.

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Volkswagen, DoorBird and LG execs open doors at CES 2016 with their keynote speech

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.

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Diversity and sensitivity – the business of antenna design, from Taoglas perspective

If there’s one often overused – and sometimes abused – word that sums up the last few decades of human history then it’s diversity. Advances in transport and communications technologies have brought widely different people, places, ideas and cultures into close proximity with one another. Moves from mass manufacturing to just-in-time techniques have also driven

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Cubic Telecom claims largest independent LTE network in Europe for M2M connected car applications

Cubic Telecom has announced it has launched the largest independent LTE platform in Europe for machine to machine (M2M) and connected car applications.

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TU-Automotive Europe

Event date: November 2-3, 2015 Stuttgart Stuttgart, Europe’s industrial automotive centre, will play host to the largest automotive tech event in 2015 – TU-Automotive Europe Conference & Exhibition (2-3 November, Stuttgarter Messe).

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TU-Automotive Japan

Event date: October 20-21, 2015 Japan Now in its 7th year, TU-Automotive Japan 2015 will explore issues, opportunities and technologies in the connected car, autonomous vehicles and auto mobility. (Oct. 20-21, Tokyo, Japan)

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Telematics Detroit

Event date: June 3-4, 2015 Detroit TU-Automotive Detroit (formerly Telematics Detroit) is the world’s No.1 conference & exhibition dedicated to the future of the connected car and innovation in automotive technology.

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Internet of Things World

Event date: May 12-13, 2015 San Francisco Internet of Things World 2015 is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event with over 4,000 attendees, 250+ industry thought leaders and 150+ exhibitors.

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