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IBM introduces cloud-based solutions for connected vehicles

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Published: September 15, 2015 | Frankfurt, IAA, Germany IBM announced a new IBM Cloud-based service to help automakers turn driver and vehicle data into actionable insights for predictive vehicle maintenance, real-time diagnostics on engine trouble,and to guide drivers to the most efficient traffic routes. By 2020, 90 percent of new …

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US DOT selects NYC, Tampa and Wyoming for connected vehicle pilot project worth $42M

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Published: September 15, 2015 | Washington D.C. At the New York City Joint Management Traffic Center, the Secretary Anthony Foxx revealed that New York City, Wyoming, and Tampa, FL will receive up to $42 million to pilot next-generation technology in infrastructure and in vehicles to share and communicate anonymous information …

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Continental adds predictive capabilities to ADAS with Road Database

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Published: September 15, 2015 | Frankfurt, Germany Continental ITS division delivers Road Database that can supply highly accurate route information to ADAS platforms. The basic idea behind Road Database is for information to be taken from vehicle hardware sensors, and used to generate a machine-readable representation of the road. Depending …

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IIHS and NHTSA: Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) a standard feature in all new US vehicles

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Published: September 13, 2015 | Ruckersville, VA U.S. DOT and IIHS announce historic commitment from 10 automakers to include automatic emergency braking on all new vehicles Ten major vehicle manufacturers have committed to making automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on all new vehicles built, the U.S. Department of …

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AT&T to provide high speed Internet connectivity to Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in North America

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Published: September 12, 2015 | Las Vegas, NV AT&T and Jaguar Land Rover North America are bringing high speed internet to Jaguar Land Rover vehicles in the United States and Canada as a part of a new multi-year agreement. AT&T connectivity will power Jaguar Land Rover’s “infotainment” features like a …

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Dodge follows the “Tesla” path: Adds laptop-sized infotainment panels in Charger Pursuit models

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Published: September 14, 2015 | Auburn Hills, MI Dodge Charger Pursuit is going tactical in a big way for 2016. Dodge announced that the 2016 Charger Pursuit for law enforcement will offer Uconnect with a 12.1-inch built-in touchscreen that enables the integration of law enforcement computer systems. Compared to the …

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Survey: Orlando fusses visibility behind the wheels, ford showcases smart mobility to assistance

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Published: September 10, 2015 | Florida, United States Orlando residents worry more about visibility behind the wheel than public speaking or heights – according to a recent survey. The survey, conducted by independent research company Penn Schoen Berland, examined driving-related fears, as well as public receptiveness to driver-assist and semi-autonomous …

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SEAT to bridge the gap between smartphone and infotainment system with its new Connect infotainment system

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Published: September 8, 2015 | SEAT is prioritising in-car connectivity across its model range, in an attempt to take a lead in offering a range of online services to buyers. The Volswagen subsidiary company says that it is attempting to bridge “the gap between the smartphone and infotainment system” with …

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Land Rover demos “see through” trailors and Cargo Sense app

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Published: September 08, 2015 | Whitley, UK Land Rover is developing a see-through trailer concept that would completely remove the blind spot created when towing a caravan or trailer. This transparent view would allow the driver to clearly see vehicles coming up behind and help driver confidence by improving visibility …

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