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Hitachi Data Systems and Clarion to jointly develop data-driven connected cars solutions


Published: September 18, 2014 | United States Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) announced a partnership with Clarion Corporation of America, to jointly research and develop new data-driven solutions for deployment in the next generation of Clarion in-vehicle connectivity products. The collaboration will give drivers and manufacturers usable insights that will …

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Telenor Connexion explains the role of Embedded SIM for Connected Cars

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“The embedded SIM (eUICC) can enable flexibility for the OEM to change operator remotely over the life time of the car. This can also be used for  regulatory reasons where there might be restrictions to use roaming SIM cards.”         Andrea Sroczynski, Head of Global Automotive Sales, Telenor …

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CCC approves 7Layers as first test laboratory in Europe for MirrorLink App Certification


Published: September 17, 2014 | Germany 7Layers is now approved by the Car Connectivity Consortium as Test Lab for the MirrorLink App Certification Program – for both Base and Drive Level apps – destined for use in the European market. Base Level apps are to be used whilst the car is in …

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HERE and SWARCO join hands for Connected Driving and Navigation services


Published: September 17, 2014 | United States HERE, a leader in navigation, mapping and location services, announced two new research collaborations with the SWARCO Group and the Oakland County Connected Vehicle Task Force (OCCV). Together with its partners in the intelligent transportation space, HERE is showcasing technologies that have the potential to …

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Pioneer Japan sells its DJ equipment business to concentrate on connected car solutions


Published: September 17, 2014 | Japan Japanese  Pioneer has agreed to sell its DJ equipment business to global investment firm KKR for US $551 million (~AU $606.8 million). The purpose of this initiative is the very reason of Pioneer’s vision of becoming a ‘comprehensive infotainment’ company embarking into the burgeoning …

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Opel demonstrates OnStar Automatic Crash Response at eCall Days Germany conference


Published: September 17, 2014 | Berlin Opel is demonstrating its ambition to become one of the leading player in automotive connectivity by taking an active role in this year’s “eCall Days Germany” (September 16-18). Opel plans to introduce the OnStar connected vehicle service across its passenger car range in selected …

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AT&T launches GSMA compliant multi-profile SIM tapping M2M and Connected Cars


Published: September 17, 2014 | United States AT&T has introduced a global SIM card that meets the new GSMA specifications for the use of multiple operator profiles on a single SIM. The GSMA’s Embedded SIM  (or eUICC) delivers a technical specification to enable the remote provisioning and management of Embedded SIMs …

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Automatic and Ford in a joint collaboration to improve Ford & Lincoln connected car technology


Published: September 17, 2014 | United States Automatic Labs and Ford Motor Company announced a joint experimental collaboration to improve the driving experience for Ford & Lincoln vehicle owners. Together, the companies will test and develop new features that provide enhanced capabilities to Ford and Lincoln vehicle owners, enabling drivers …

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VIDEO: Honda showcases automated driving and ‘Virtual Tow’ technology at ITS World Congress-


Published: September 15, 2014 | United States At the 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit, Honda performs the first-ever U.S. demonstration of  automated driving technology with industry-leading capabilities such as automated freeway merging, exiting and lane changing in actual Detroit roads. The company showcased  a unique vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) “virtual tow” …

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Porsche acquires 10% stake in INRIX-The real-time traffic information provider


Published: September 15, 2014 | Germany Porsche Automobil Holding SE (“Porsche SE”), has acquired a stake of around 10%  in the US technology company INRIX Inc-one of the world’s leading providers of real-time traffic information. The investment volume is around 55 million US-dollar. For Porsche SE, the acquisition is the …

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