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IBM Watson IoT platform aids fuel optimization & vehicle health monitoring for Honda F1 racers


Published: March 18,  2016 | Tokyo Honda is monitoring and analyzing data from more than 160 sensors in Formula One (F1) cars using IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) technology. As a race is taking place, data is streamed to the cloud and shared with the pit crew teams equipped …

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Embedded telematics could be detrimental for independent repair shops: Auto Care Association


Published: March 17, 2016 | Bethesda,  MD The Auto Care Association, a not-for-profit organization providing market intelligence and communications resources to  auto care members believes that the usage of vehicle telematics will keep the aftermarket repair shops out of the equation. Association’s SVP of Government Affairs Aaron Lowe testified on …

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NIRA Dynamics to share sensor data over cloud to warn drivers about slippery roads


Published: March 16, 2016 | Linköping, Sweden NIRA Dynamics, a Swedish ADAS company, has equipped a fleet of 80 vehicles with software for detecting road surface conditions in real-time. Road Surface Information (RSI) by NIRA continuously monitors the quality and tire grip level of the road surface – without stereo …

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203 million connected cars to be OTA-upgradable by 2022: ABI Research


Published: March 16, 2016 | Brussels According to the latest forecasts made by ABI Research, nearly 203 million OTA-enabled cars to ship by 2022. Both SOTA and Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) will see a spike, with nearly 180 million new cars supporting SOTA and 22 million FOTA by 2022. Beyond Tesla, …

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Crédipar launches connected mobility platform for PSA Peugeot Citroen fleets


Published: March 10, 2016 | Paris Crédipar, the financial partner of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group, launched Interparc Connect Management, a connected mobility solution for professional clients. Interparc Connect Management relies on a telematic box fitted as standard on most Peugeot and Citroën passenger cars and on Business trim versions …

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Driverless “platoons” to be road tested in UK next year


Published: March 09, 2016 | Cumbria Automated lorry convoys will take to British motorways this year under government plans to speed up deliveries and cut congestion. UK Chancellor George Osborne pledged last year to invest millions in automated car technology as a way of improve efficiency and reducing traffic congestion. …

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Netherlands: Semi-autonomous “platoons” to be tested at the A2 Motorway


Published: March 01, 2016 | Amsterdam On March 16, more than 50 vehicles from different manufacturers (Ford, Mercedes, BMW, Volvo, Tesla, Hyundai) will test their semi-autonomous driving and ‘platooning’ capabilities on a highway in the Netherlands. It will be the first major trial of semi-self-driven vehicles on public roads in …

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BMW presents the Vehicular Crowd Cell to optimize networks


Published: February 23,2016| MWC 2016, Barcelona At this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the BMW Group is unveiling the research project “Vehicular Crowd Cell”. This project extends the concept of the Vehicular Small Cell presented last year in Barcelona. While the “Vehicular Small Cell” is a mobile femtocell that optimizes the …

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Samsung unveils aftermarket connected car solution-the Samsung Connect Auto


Published: February 22, 2016 | Seoul Samsung has introduced a new aftermarket connected car solutions focusing on enhancing driving behaviour for both consumer and enterprises. Samsung Connect Auto (the OBD-II dongle) plugs directly into the OBD II port underneath the steering wheel. It uses real-time alerts to help users improve …

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Smartwitness teams up with Corcra to offer integrated telematics and camera technology solution for fleets

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Published: February 12,2016 SmartWitness, vehicle CCTV designer firm, and fleet management firm Corcra have teamed up to provide what they believe is an ‘industry leading’ integrated telematics and camera technology product. Corcra have integrated Smartwitness’ new forward facing KP1 camera system into their platform to offer a ‘unique solution’ for fleet managers. The new …

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