Safety: A top priority for cars of the future

A recent European survey commissioned by Clarion with YouGov has provided an insight into the public’s attitudes towards current and future car technologies.

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches alliance intelligent cloud on Microsoft Azure

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the automotive alliance, announced the production release of the Alliance Intelligent Cloud, a new platform that is enabling Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to deliver connected services in vehicles sold in nearly all 200 markets served by the Alliance member companies.

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Trump and Huawei exert opposing pressures on US allies’ 5G telecom investments

THE WEEK IN 5G – The ding dong battle over the acceptability, or otherwise, of Huawei’s involvement in national 5G infrastructure projects is intensifying, says Jeremy Cowan.

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LCV manufacturers collaborate with aftermarket fleet management specialists

Most commercial vehicle manufacturers now offer factory-installed telematics devices and various degrees of fleet management (FM) functionality for their vehicles – either independently or in partnership with established FM solution providers.

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Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, OKI and Qualcomm Technologies join forces to host C-V2X trials in Japan in 2018

Continental, Ericsson, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, INC., OKI and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced plans to carry out their first Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) trials in Japan.

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5 cities leading the connected cars race

Autonomous vehicles are fast moving from a distant aspiration of the future to a reality of the present day, with more and more companies investing in the development of the self-driving cars.

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Driverless vehicles: The future of car ownership is Pay-As-You-Go

Once the preserve of science fiction, commercially available autonomous vehicles (AVs) will soon be a reality. AVs are currently being tested on UK roads by major vehicle manufacturers including Nissan, Volvo and Ford, and 2019 is being cited as a realistic year for launch in some limited geographies.

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Bright Box launches self-driving car with neural network

A European vendor of connected-vehicle applications like Nissan Smart Car app in Middle East, and KIA Remoto app in Russia, announced the launch of a self-driving car solution with a neural network trained through computer games as well as real-life examples.

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Telematics firm Bright Box to show connected car platform at Paris in October

With its Remoto telematics solution, the global connected car software and hardware vendor Bright Box offers a comfort tool for vehicle manufacturers, dealers and car owners.

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Connected car security: Why identity is in the driving seat

An increasingly diverse range of connected objects has joined the Internet of Things (IoT) in recent years. According to IDATE, 420 million drivers will generate a connectivity market amounting to €9 billion by 2020.

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Can car makers resist Apple and Google’s bid to take the wheel and the centre console?

Executives from some car makers including BMW and Ford have no intention of allowing their vehicles to become Apple or Google’s latest device, and plan to keep ownership of their centre consoles.

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FBI, DoT and NHTSA warn of car-hacking using IoT following Jeep and Nissan hacks

A new joint public service announcement from the USA’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Transportation (DoT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the wireless components of modern vehicles that can be vulnerable and the methods attackers could use to launch a real-life attack, reported Lane Thames of Tripwire.

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Maxim Integrated’s lithium-ion battery monitor featured in Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid developed by Hitachi Vehicle Energy

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. announced that its lithium-ion (Li+) battery monitor is being used by Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. for the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, a sport utility vehicle for the North America market.

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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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