1. Articles in category: Connected Car

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    1. 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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    2. 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
    3. 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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    4. 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
    5. 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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    6. 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
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. SIM cars: How adding data will change driving forever

      SIM cars: How adding data will change driving forever

      Forget smartphones. Cars are fast becoming the ultimate connected device, thanks to improved data access, traffic management in the cloud and intelligent in-car integration of myriad new features. To find out how cars are becoming increasingly connected, and how it's going to change the way we live and drive, TechRadar has been talking to tech experts at the big car brands

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    10. Subaru to SiriusXM Subscribers: Stop Listening to Comedy

      If Subaru drivers switch off the car when listening to SiriusXM Comedy, the station is gone upon restart. Instead, it's automatically redirected to #001, a teaser preview. It appears that Subaru has set itself up as a censor of blue material, since obscenity-spewing Chris Rock, Richard Pryor, and George Carlin—not to mention Howard Stern—get time on the comedy channels.

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    11. The Merging Worlds of Technology and Cars

      The Merging Worlds of Technology and Cars

      The line between the technology and automotive industries is blurring. The rise of rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft means that transportation is being tied ever more closely to your cell phone, while autonomous driving technology is turning your car into a computer. But these developments are expensive: Carmakers’ R&D budgets jumped 61 percent, to $137 billion from 2010 to 2014.

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    12. Security is in the slow lane when it comes to connected cars

      Security is in the slow lane when it comes to connected cars

      WiFi hot spots, navigation systems, and self-parking technology—these are just some of the cool connected-car features available today. Cars aren’t just for driving anymore; they’re connected systems embedded in our personal data networks with access to valuable information that’s attractive to hackers. Safely building systems for connected cars requires a broader skill set than mandated in prior generations of automobiles.

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      Mentions: Fiat Chrysler
    13. Cloud-based Connectivity Shifts Auto Ecosystem

      Cloud-based Connectivity Shifts Auto Ecosystem

      Millions of cars gain connectivity annually through embedded cellular modules, smartphone tethering platforms, and aftermarket OBD-II dongles. Vehicle performance and driver behavioral data that was once untracked, trapped within the vehicle, and inaccessible to consumers is now collected, stored in the cloud, and reportable to consumers in easy-to-digest formats.

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    14. Bridgestone’s Bid to Recharge Auto Service: Virtual Vehicle and Tablets for the Kids

      Stu Crum is the hard-charging president of Bridgestone Retail Operations, which includes 2,200 Firestone stores. While Bridgestone-owned Firestone is one of the oldest names in American auto-related retailing (Harvey Firestone was a friend of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford), it’s often misidentified as a mere vendor of tires—when in fact its stores offer oil changes, brake jobs and other servicing.

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      Mentions: Ford Jim Motavalli
    15. Synaptics Launches Evaluation Kit for Automotive Biometrics

      Synaptics Launches Evaluation Kit for Automotive Biometrics

      Synaptics has launched a new evaluation kit aimed at bringing the company’s fingerprint sensor technology into automotive applications. Now widely available, the Natural ID fingerprint sensor evaluation kit (EVK) is designed to let OEMs and other such companies develop vehicular biometric applications such as in-car payments, personal customization based on the driver’s preferences, infotainment interaction, and more.

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      Mentions: Infotainment
    16. Ethernet Standard Opens the Door to Advanced Connected-Car Design

      Ethernet Standard Opens the Door to Advanced Connected-Car Design

      The recent publication of a new IEEE standard could deliver on the promise of a “connected car” that has a robust internal data network for automotive functions and the data speeds to converse with externalities such as the cloud and, ultimately, the Internet of Things (IoT).

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