GPR appoints former Daimler Trucks president and CEO Roger Nielsen to advisory board

Somerville, Mass. 16 December 2021 – GPR, the provider of Ground Positioning Radar for precise vehicle localisation, announced Roger Nielsen, former president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America, has joined the company’s advisory board.

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NXP and Ford collaborate to deliver next-generation connected car experiences

Eindhoven, Netherlands, 10 November 2021 – NXP Semiconductors announced a collaboration with the Ford Motor Company to deliver enhanced driver experiences, convenience and services across its global fleet of vehicles, including the 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, Mustang Mach-E and Bronco SUVs. Ford’s new fully networked vehicle architecture implements NXP’s vehicle networking processors and the i.MX

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Time for car makers to face new challenges, says Ptolemus Consulting following Jeep ‘hackjack’

You may have seen the article and video in Wired about hackers gaining remote access to an SUV’s Controller Area Network (CAN)  through the Bluetooth interface of the Uconnect entertainment system. Here Alexandra Willard, director of Global Technology Practice at PTOLEMUS Consulting Group responds:

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Connected cars prove a popular theme at 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas

Las Vegas, NV, USA — The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been notable this year for the number of connected vehicle and automotive announcements. These range from an app that enables drivers connected through the Internet of Things (IoT) to locate and meet their children, to the ability to find a parking space and pay for it

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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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