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ABI Research ranks Bosch, Harman, and Continental as leading T1 vendors for connected cars

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Published: 12 Sept 2016 ABI Research ranks Bosch as the leader among 20 Tier One connected car suppliers considered in its latest competitive analysis. Harman and Continental received second and third place, respectively. Bosch’s explosive sales growth last year, significant capital expenditures to fund future development, cadre of strategic partnerships, …

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Jooycar connected car telematics partners with Telit for IoT cloud platform

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Published: September 08, 2016 | London, UK Telit was selected as the IoT Cloud platform service and connectivity provider for Jooycar connected car telematics. Jooycar’s scoring algorithm enables actuarial teams to include new variables and data predictors for precise risk calculation with Usage Based Insurance (UBI). This “driver score” considers …

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Mercedes & Microsoft working together to launch connected office in cars


Published: September 05, 2016 At a recent event IFA 2016 in Berlin,  Mercedes-Benz has announced a new project called In Car Office to incorporate smart productivity features into your ride. For this initiative, Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft are partnering up to enable drivers to be more productive while on the road and away from …

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Continental forays into Asian market with new ADAS business unit


Published: September 02, 2016  Continental develops the necessary components and systems for automated driving all over the world, in Europe and the USA, in Japan and in China – and 2014 saw Continental receive permission to test its automated driving systems on public roads in Japan for the first time.  …

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Spireon SkyLink enables car dealers to tap connected car market


Published: 25 August 2016, California Spireon Inc., today announced that Spireon SkyLink is enabling auto dealerships to streamline inventory management as well as add a new finance and insurance (F&I) profit center with a unique connected car service offered to car buyers. According to SNS Research, connected car services will …

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Ford & Baidu investing $75 million in autonomous vehicle sensor company Velodyne LiDAR


Published: August 17, 2016 | California, US Chinese search engine company Baidu and autonomous giant Ford are going to invest $75 million in Velodyne LiDAR, making a total investment of  $150 million. The investment will allow Velodyne to rapidly expand the design and production of high performance, cost effective automotive LiDAR sensors, accelerating mass adoption …

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Truck platooning to boost global commercial vehicle ADAS market


Published: August 17, 2016 | London, UK According to a recent research report by Technavio, the global commercial vehicle advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 14% during the forecast period. The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the …

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Artificial intelligence in ADAS: Mobileye

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Published: August 16, 2016  Shield+ is a wonderful example of the ongoing interaction between Mobileye, the provider of ADAS technology, and those enjoying the technology in the field. How does vision based driver assistance compare with the Lidar/Radar based system for ADAS? Mobileye essentially offers artificial intelligence. The optimal “machine” …

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The future of motor insurance: How car connectivity and ADAS are impacting the market


Published: August 10, 2016 For automakers, being able to offer data-driven insurance at the point of sale will enable them to broaden their portfolios of financial services and reposition themselves along the insurance value chain. For the automotive industry, relatively little has changed over the past three decades – until …

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Panasonic acquired all shares of German software company OpenSynergy


Published: August 10, 2016 | Osaka, Japan In yet another acquisition by Panasonic Corporation, it has acquired all the outstanding shares of the German software company, OpenSynergy GmbH and will make it a subsidiary on July 22. OpenSynergy is a high-tech company specializing in embedded automotive software for cockpit solutions. Panasonic positions its …

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