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Subaru 2016 WRX with enhanced safety technology and infotainment


Published: July 23, 2015 | United States Subaru of America, Inc. has announced the 2016 WRX and WRX STI models, feature the newest available safety technology, including Blind Spot Detection, Lane Change Assist and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. In addition, STARLINK touch screen infotainment systems offer a significantly enhanced user …

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Everyone has a role to play in connected vehicle security: NCC Group

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The security research community is now engaged in investigating just how insecure some of these vehicle systems are, which traditionally have been isolated, embedded systems, designed with the mind-set that they would never be connected to the Internet or exposed to remote attackers. Andy Davis, Research Director  & Automotive Security Expert| …

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Senators introduce SPY Act to prevent hacking of nation’s cars and trucks

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Published: July 22, 2015 | Washington. D.C., United States Two Democratic senators introduced legislation requiring federal standards to prevent hacking of the nation’s 250 million cars and trucks. Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Ed Markey, D-Mass., unveiled legislation that would direct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Federal …

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EXCLUSIVE: Capgemini, BT and W3C articles in Smart Automotive May-June edition


Published: July 15, 2015 | New Delhi, India Telematics Wire, a media services firm focused on online publication, market research and conferences related to Vehicle Telematics revealed the upcoming edition (Vol 2, Issue 3) of its bi-monthly publication Smart Automotive. The online edition can be accessed HERE. Smart Automotive is …

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HP explains the convergence of “new style of IT” and connected vehicles


The cloud – in most cases a very controlled, secure private cloud – will be the technical backbone where data from the car is collected and updates to the car are provisioned. In my opinion the main challenge is not a technical one, it is the introduction of suitable processes …

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Video: 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class with safety, self-driving and self-parking features


Published: July 8, 2015 | United States The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan will be officially unveiled next January at the Detroit Auto Show, but from the upcoming reports, it’s pretty palpable that it’ll have a strong family resemblance to the S-Class and C-Class before it. The company showed off its …

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Volvo to aid small children safety with ‘Excellence Child Seat Concept’


Published: July 2, 2015 | United States Volvo Cars’ design team have re-imagined how children could travel safely in cars in the future. According to Tisha Johnson the idea originated in a conversation with Volvo Cars’ owner Li Shufu when he reviewed the XC90 Excellence Lounge Console Concept earlier this …

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Why automotive OEMs are becoming more software savvy, explains Arynga


Consumers today demand a connected driving experience which rivals the benefits, connectivity, and ease of use provided by that of their smartphone. New vehicle design must be innovative enough to satisfy the connectivity requirements of the consumer mindset, where unplugging is not an option. Therefore, increased vehicle connectivity and user …

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Sorry officer! It was my cars fault, it needs a software update: CA Technologies


Soon the car of the future will drive it, upgrade it, schedule it for oil changes and hardware replacements and basically take care of itself. Jerry Maldonado, VP-Automation, Customer Life-cycle Innovations | CA Technologies You wake up in the morning and look at your phone and it says “you have …

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Consumers afraid of malicious hackers taking over their car controls: CSC Germany


Published: May 14, 2015 | Wiesbaden, Germany Do car owners have confidence in algorithms and control units that eventually could take over the command over their vehicles? A recent study reveals deep-seated concerns. Just under 70 percent of Germans still missing currently trust to leave the control of their vehicle …

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