The installed base of fleet management systems in Europe will reach 22.5mn by 2025

The number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe was 11.5 million at the end of 2020, according to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight. Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.4%, this number is expected to reach 22.5 million by 2025.

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Lynk & Co 01: functional and fun, but misses Google automotive services

A new user experience evaluation from Strategy Analytics’ In-Vehicle UX (IVX) group has assessed the Lynk & Co 01 infotainment system, the car and mobility concept designed and engineered in Goteborg, Sweden and manufactured in Yuyao, China.

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Over 139,000 highly automated commercial vehicles expected to ship globally in 2026

As factory production begins for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) within the next three years, SAE Level 4 autonomy will move from modified heavy-duty trucks and pilots to a reality across multiple regions.

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Optimal digital experience eclipses driving feature accessibility, finds Strategy Analytics

A new user experience evaluation from Strategy Analytics’ In-vehicle UX (IVX) group has assessed the Volvo XC40 Recharge Electric 22MY infotainment system and relevant HMI.

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Volvo Cars and Ericsson achieve cross-border 5G network vehicular handover

The test, at the AstaZero test track in Sweden, is part of the EU-funded 5GCroCo project an initiative that is preparing for large-scale connected car trials along a 5G corridor between Metz in France, Merzig in Germany and Luxembourg.

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Human Horizons smart factory setting benchmark for intelligent vehicle manufacturing

New mobility and autonomous driving research company, Human Horizons, has recently released details of the new HiPhi X super SUV assembly plant, the HiPhi Plaza. Equipped with cutting-edge automated machinery, the assembly line has been built in a repurposed gasoline-powered vehicle plant in the city of Yancheng, Jiangsu province.

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Start-up support and plenty of new partner moves aim to make IoT work

In his latest ecosystem column, Antony Savvas charts a blockbuster first couple months of the year, involving both new companies and well-established ones.

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PTC supercharges Vuforia Augmented Reality Platform with new technology, acquisition, customers, and collaborations

From the sold-out LiveWorx 19 digital transformation event, PTC announced new initiatives to fuel its AR business and strengthen the award-winning Vuforia Augmented Reality (AR) platform.

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Microelectronics for connected production: Infineon launches “Productive4.0” research project

“Productive4.0”, the largest European research initiative to date in the field of Industry 4.0, was launched at Infineon Technologies in Dresden.

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Connected cars: Driving the Internet of Things revolution

By 2020, there will be billions of devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). From the Amazon Echos and Fitbits in our personal lives, to smart cities connecting everything from traffic lights, public transport and water supply systems, IoT devices are producing masses of data to improve virtually every aspect of the day to

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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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Will autonomous cars hit the consumer market by 2020?

Discussions about the development of driverless or autonomous cars tend to be exciting, but somewhat vague. We know that the technology exists, and that it’s being developed by auto manufacturers and technology companies alike.

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Speakers from various industries to join IoT Tech Expo’s line-up in Berlin this June

The IoT Tech Expo Internet of Things (IoT) conference and exhibition further extends its speaker line-up for the upcoming event in Berlin, Germany on June 13-14.

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Volvo lets you have your Christmas shopping delivered directly to your car

With just days to go before Black Friday and Cyber Monday – the busiest online shopping days of the Christmas season – Sweden’s Volvo Cars has unveiled a brand new way to take some of the hassle out of Christmas shopping.

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No IoT ‘Killer App’ for consumers but a giant opportunity for Industry 4.0, Summit hears

When public speaking, start with a bang they say. It’s advice that clearly wasn’t lost on Ben Salama, managing director and Global Connected Operations lead at Accenture Mobility, writes Jeremy Cowan.

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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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