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    1. Michelin Premiere A/S Where Technology Meets the Wet/Snowy Road with EverGrip Traction

      Michelin released the Michelin Premier A/S (All Season) tire with EverGrip that maintains traction on rain and snow for the life of the tire because as it wears grooves expand and new groves emerge as well as a special compound. There was a lot of technology and data used to make and test these tires.

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      Mentions: Safety
    2. Mercedes Sets Up Cloud Firewall to Halt Car-Data Hacking

      Mercedes Sets Up Cloud Firewall to Halt Car-Data Hacking

      Mercedes-Benz, the world’s third-biggest maker of luxury vehicles, is using a cloud-computing setup to protect data as cars’ mobile links and software expand and the industry prepares for driverless travel. Elements of the technology will include enabling people in a vehicle to control how much of their data is available to the outside world while they’re on the road, Christine Hohmann-Dennhardt, head of legal affairs at Mercedes parent Daimler AG (DAI), said today at a conference.

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    3. Daimler organizes first specialist symposium on "Connected driving and Data Protection"

      Exchanging specialist knowledge, identifying trends and resolving open questions – with this intention Daimler seeks the public debate on data protection and enters into a dialog with its stakeholders. With the specialist symposium "Automobile on the data highway" the company is offering a new forum for an interdisciplinary, constructive and critical exchange of views on data protection. On September 18, more than 80 representatives of industry, science, associations, NGOs and regulatory authorities come together in Stuttgart to discuss the opportunities and challenges arising from connected and autonomous drivin

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    4. Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California

      Autonomous driving through Silicon Valley: Mercedes-Benz receives licence from the US federal state of California

      On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official licence for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads. On “Senate Bill No. 1298″ taking effect, Mercedes-Benz received a corresponding licence permitting it to test vehicles in autonomous driving mode in daily traffic on California’s roads. ...

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    5. The importance of net neutrality for the connected car | Media Network | theguardian.com

      The importance of net neutrality for the connected car | Media Network | theguardian.com

      The connected car revolution may finally almost be upon us, with Vince Cable announcing that satellite-controlled vehicles could be on Britain’s roads within a few years. But connected cars raise a few questions, not least around the safety of vehicles that rely on a permanent high-quality internet connection. In particular, the connected car opens up the debate of net neutrality,

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    6. Connected Car: The Convergence of Mobile, Auto, and the Internet of Things - RPM Ventures

      Connected Car: The Convergence of Mobile, Auto, and the Internet of Things - RPM Ventures

      For years, Telematics has been a niche sector dominated by mega Midwest manufactures, foreign import players, and major telcos.  Suddenly, the Internet of Things, big data, and the changing demands of a connected consumer are all colliding together within the Automotive Industry. RPM Ventures has put together our own industry map to share how we see these forces converging together.

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    7. Answering the call for high performance, high data throughput in automotive applications

      Answering the call for high performance, high data throughput in automotive applications

      Performance and speed are paramount addressing the instant-on and interactive graphical user interface (GUI) requirements of automotive applications like instrument clusters, infotainment and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Embedded designers must be given the tools to create these high-speed solutions

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      Mentions: Infotainment
    8. Siemens equipping EV with new information and communications technology concept developed by RACE project

      Siemens equipping EV with new information and communications technology concept developed by RACE project

      Siemens will equipping an electric car with a completely redesigned information and communications technology (ICT). Basically, the idea is to control a variety of vehicle functions on a uniform, centralized computer platform instead of providing every system with its own hardware and software as today.

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    9. Reducing Vehicle Weight by Sticking With Steel

      There has been something of a scramble by every automaker out there to make their vehicles more fuel efficient in order to meet increasingly stringent government fuel economy standards. One big focus has been vehicle weight reduction which has been pushing steel aside in favor of aluminum, but steel manufacturers say steel is still the way to go.

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      Mentions: Ford
    10. The Unloved CD: Why It’s Fast Disappearing from Cars

      The auto cassette unit enjoyed a long, slow fade from the marketplace, but the CD player is disappearing from cars faster than a cold Coke at a Dallas Cowboys game. Why is that, exactly? The CD itself is an unloved, unappreciated commodity, and probably the last in a long line of physical media that included reel-to-reel audiotape, 78s, 45s, 33s and cassettes.

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