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Piyush Rajan

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Samsung Electronics introduces embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications

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Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry’s first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128-gigabyte (GB) and 64GB versions, the new eUFS solution has been designed for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), next-generation dashboards and infotainment systems that provide comprehensive connected features for drivers …

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Hyundai opens its first global Big Data Center focused on connected cars in China


Hyundai Motor has opened its first global Big Data Center in Guian, China. The center will gather and analyze massive volumes of data collected from the company’s connected cars. Big Data Center in China lays the foundation for a China-focused Car Cloud, leveraging expertise in connected car technologies gathered through …

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Daimler testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US


Daimler is testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received the permission for this from the regional regulatory body Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In truck platooning, connectivity and automated driving improve safety within the vehicle convoys, support drivers …

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JLR’s high-end electric car, ‘Road Rover’, to be launched by 2019


Jaguar Land Rover is developing a high-end electric car expected to be branded Road Rover, according to a report by Autocar. The car is expected to be launched by 2019 and will be aimed at US and Chinese market. Road Rover may be launched with next-generation car Jaguar XJ, both …

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Honda introduces infotainment system with many advanced features in BR-V


Honda Cars India has introduced 17.7cm advanced infotainment system, with capacitive touch-screen – the DIGIPAD –in its new BR-V. Digipad along with having advanced touchscreen audio video navigation (AVN) system also has a rear parking camera & rear parking sensors to offer a more convenient and safer parking experience. The …

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Chery plans to mass produce vehicles featuring Level 3 autonomy by the end of 2019


Chery, the Chinese automobile manufacturer is planning to mass produce vehicles featuring Level 3 autonomy by the end of 2019. Not only that even Level 4 autonomy cars will be launched by the company by 2021. Huang Yong, executive director of Chery’s intelligent vehicle technology center is quoted in some media …

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Data of more than 540,000 vehicle tracking devices leaked


Data of more than 540,000 vehicle tracking devices belonging to company SVR Tracking was leaked, according to some reports. The leaked data includes device information, username/password, email addresses and other associated information. The leaked database also exposed 339 logs, data about vehicle status maintenance records, along with a document with …

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India: NITI Aayog and IRF Geneva to cooperate in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)


The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) and the International Road Federation, Geneva (IRF Geneva) have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI)  to cooperate in the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). The objective of the SoI is to create a national platform, involving all relevant Government of India …

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SK Telecom’s self-driving car completes a successful test run


SK Telecom has announced that its self-driving car has completed a successful test run. The vehicle demonstration took place on the Gyeongbu Expressway, the most heavily traveled expressway in Korea where the company’s self-driving vehicle traveled 26 kilometers in real traffic conditions at an average speed of 50km/h. During the …

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Continental makes available its cloud-based solutions and acquires full ownership of OTA keys to enhance its ‘Key as a Service’ portfolio,


Continental has enhanced its ‘Key as a Service’ portfolio by making available its cloud-based solutions namely, Continental Smart Access (CoSmA) and Remote Cloud Key (RCK). The company has also acquired full ownership of OTA keys. Both solutions support access on demand to vehicles using a smart device, to lock, unlock and …

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