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Volkswagen will invest more than € 34 billion on future technologies

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Volkswagen working on its Transform 2025+ strategy has announced that it will invest more than EUR 34 billion on future technologies like electric mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services and digitalization over the coming years. Most of this will go into the electrification and hybridization of all Group models. This …

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Virgin Hyperloop One joined the GENIVI Alliance

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Virgin Hyperloop One, the only company in the world that has built and successfully tested a full-scale hyperloop system, has joined the GENIVI Alliance. The company aims to work with the strong GENIVI ecosystem and leverage its proven history of open source software collaboration. It is known that GENIVI Alliance, …

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Honda and SoftBank to work on connected cars

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Honda R&D, a wholly owned R&D subsidiary of Honda Motor, Ltd. has entered into discussions with SoftBank Crop on a joint research project on connected cars. The project would aim to strengthen connected car technologies which will offer new experiences and value by connecting mobility products, primarily cars, and various …

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Five Korean companies come together to form a consortium for the connected car commerce

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Five Korean companies– KT, E1, Lotte Card, BC Card and Smartro– have come together to form a consortium for the connected car commerce. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding for the same, report Korean dailies. KT Corporation, formerly Korea Telecom, is South Korea’s largest telephone company, E1 is …

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PSA Group and Huawei Technologies enter into a partnership to develop a secure connected vehicle system

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The French automaker PSA Group and the Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies have entered into a partnership to develop a secure connected vehicle system. The first services– will include remote vehicle diagnostics, over-the-air software updates, and car-sharing capabilities–will be rolled out next year in Europe and China. PSA has said …

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CruiseConnect, an easy-to-install vehicle connectivity device and app developed by ZTE and Modus respectively

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U.S. Cellular customers can easily manage their vehicles and keep tabs on the safety of their drivers using CruiseConnect, an easy-to-install vehicle connectivity device developed by ZTE and accompanying mobile app developed by Modus. CruiseConnect offers safety notifications for families, serves as a fleet management tool for businesses and turns …

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Tampa hosts first public demonstration of a connected vehicle technology research project

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First public demonstration of a connected vehicle technology research was hosted by the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority. The authority plans to launch the pilot testing in 2018. Under the project around 1600 vehicles will be outfitted with the technology that would communicate with other vehicles and the roadway infrastructure. The …

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TomTom Route Monitoring launched to address congestion challenges faced by smart cities

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TomTom Route Monitoring, designed to address the growing road congestion challenges faced by Smart Cities worldwide was lauched. TomTom Route Monitoring is a service that helps traffic managers, event managers and emergency service dispatchers monitor travel times and delays on routes of interest – as they happen – and inform …

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ESCORT MAX 360c, the first radar and laser detector designed for the connected car unveiled

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ESCORT has unveiled MAX 360c, the first radar and laser detector designed for the connected car. With built-in Wi-Fi, the MAX 360c updates through the onboard Wi-Fi connection and alerts the driver to the latest ticket threats in real-time. The device connects directly to the connected car’s Wi-Fi and automatically …

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GM demonstrates its Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability on public roads of Shanghai

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GM successfully demonstrated its Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) capability on public roads outside Jiading Auto Innovation Park in Shanghai. Conducted in collaboration with Shanghai International Auto City and Shanghai Song Hong Intelligent Automotive Technology Co. Ltd., the demonstration featured testing vehicles that can receive real-time data from traffic lights on signal phasing …

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