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    1. WABCO and ZF Unveil Breakthrough Evasive Maneuver Assist Safety Technology for Commercial Vehicles;

      WABCO and ZF Unveil Breakthrough Evasive Maneuver Assist Safety Technology for Commercial Vehicles;

      WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, demonstrated today the prototype of a breakthrough collision avoidance technology for commercial vehicles. Jointly developed by WABCO and ZF, the Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA) marks yet another critical step toward enabling autonomous driving in the commercial vehicle industry.

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      Mentions: Safety
    2. Opinion: Can we properly protect the connected car?

      Opinion: Can we properly protect the connected car?

      We’re entering an incredibly exciting time for the automotive industry. The connected car in all its forms is now very much a reality. By 2020 it’s expected there will be nearly a quarter of a billion of them on the world’s roads and that means we’re poised for something of a revolution. The rise of the connected car is bringing about some fascinating new opportunities for in-car entertainment and communications.

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    3. Public Interest Group Asks FCC to Pause Connected Car Spectrum Usage over Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns

      Public Interest Group Asks FCC to Pause Connected Car Spectrum Usage over Privacy and Cybersecurity Concerns

      On June 28, 2016, Public Knowledge petitioned the FCC for an emergency stay of the usage of spectrum by devices that enable vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications until the FCC adopts adequate cyber security and data privacy rules for such devices. The impending implementation of vehicle-to-vehicle devices prompted Public Knowledge to file its petition.

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    4. Vehicle to Cloud data transfer standard proposal

      Vehicle to Cloud data transfer standard proposal

      HERE has submitted its proposal for a unifying standard enabling connected autonomous vehicles to communicate through the cloud infrastructure. Location cloud company, HERE has made a significant step forward in efforts to drive a global standard for vehicle-to-cloud data – a development which in turn brings the promise of automated vehicles closer to reality.

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      Mentions: The Cloud
    5. Every BMW to join Internet of Things with Connected Drive

      Every BMW to join Internet of Things with Connected Drive

      BMW is using SIM card-based Connected Drive technology to integrate all of its new cars into the Internet of Things and enable remote software updates. Currently, the technology pairs a car to an owner’s smartphone to communicate with other connected devices, but BMW plans to directly pair its cars with other devices, such as an owner's house and heating system, to offer a wide range of intelligent connected services.

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    6. Lux Research connected car report gives damning verdict on automotive firms

      Lux Research connected car report gives damning verdict on automotive firms

      If you take out electric vehicle-specific manufacturers such as Tesla, the race for connected car superiority has two horses running; technology firms, such as Apple and Google, and traditional automotive manufacturers. Yet a new report from Lux Research gives only five automotive firms a pass – Daimler, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, and Volvo.

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      Mentions: Honda Volvo Apple
    7. Elektrobit Wants to Ramp Up Autonomous Driving with robinos

      Automotive technology is evolving more rapidly than ever. But compared to the overall tech world, innovations still materialize in production vehicles at a snail’s pace since carmakers are impeded by three- to four-year product cycles. Self-driving technology is also moving more quickly than anyone ever imagined. 

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    8. Tesla and Toyota among the smartest and the most connected companies

      Tesla and Toyota among the smartest and the most connected companies

      Visiongain, an analysis firm based in the U.K., released a report this month listing the top 20 connected car companies, which includes all the usual suspects, such as Volvo, Ford and Honda. Tesla and Toyota were also among the top 10 automotive manufacturers in the connected car market, which Visiongain projects to be worth $35.7 billion in 2016 alone.

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      Mentions: Honda Volvo Apple
    9. In a Google Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment

      In a Google Future, Drivers May Exchange Their Data for Infotainment

      Drivers will continue to enjoy a growing assortment of connected features in their vehicles—as long as they’re willing to share some personal information. That might be the automotive future that Google envisions. In a recently published patent application, the company describes a system and method for delivering a wide range of content to motorists—everything from music to turn-by-turn directions.

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      Mentions: Apple Google CarPlay
    10. The Future of Connected Car Vehicle-to-Everything with Savari, Inc.

      Savari, Inc. is at the crossroads of connected car deployment with hardware and software to enable Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) Vehicle-to-Phone/Pedestrian (V2P) and Vehicle to just about everything (V2X). Ravi Puvvala, CEO of Savari talked to Automotive IT News about the future of smart cities and connected cars using V2X.

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      Mentions: Honda Cadillac Tesla
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