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“The God’s Chauffeur” explains the importance of telematics in driver behaviour education


     Telematics – a silent life saver? It happened just over 3 years ago. A light-bulb moment and certainly an industry game changer for me. It was something that had an unprecedented effect on my thought processes and how I was able to bring my expertise and experience to ensure …

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Orange launches pervasive M2M SIM cards targeting fleet management and connected cars


Published: September 25, 2014 | Paris Orange Business Services provides real-time location tracking of corporate assets and equipment anywhere in the world via cellular networks, regardless of the operator through its Machine to Machine (M2M) worldwide geolocation SIM cards. Enterprises can choose either the turnkey version accessible from the Orange …

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Vodafone SIM cards to be fitted in BMW’s connected vehicles fall 2015


Published: September 24, 2014 | New Zealand Vodafone is driving a new suite of vehicle innovation in New Zealand, with the launch of BMW’s interactive mobile technology, ConnectedDrive – enabled by Vodafone’s global machine-to-machine (M2M) platform. Most new 2015 BMW vehicles in the New Zealand market will be fitted with …

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BMW upgrades its ConnectedDrive for Brazil and LATAM markets, to be available in 2015


Published: September 24, 2014 | Brazil BMW of Brazil brings an updated version of  ConnectedDrive technology. As part of the new system, starting in 2015, BMW vehicles will be equipped from the factory with a SIM card that will keep the vehicle connected to the Internet 100% of the time, …

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AT&T and Telus powered Mojio’s connected car gizmo will be available in North America


Published: September 24, 2014 | Vancouver(BC) Mojio collaborates with telecom players AT&T and Telus to bring its connected car gadget to the cars in US and Canadian roads Mojio has penned down an agreement with AT&T and Telus to provide its connected car platform in the US and Canadian markets. …

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NXP to deliver V2X chipset for connected cars communication


Published: September 24, 2014 | The Netherlands NXP Semiconductors announced a significant breakthrough for automotive drivers around the world. For the first time, V2X chipsets will be put into high-volume manufacturing. NXP will supply Delphi Automotive with its RoadLINK™ chipset for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) communication. The wireless technology …

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World Premiere: Daimler ‘Self-Driving Truck’ could hit the roads in next 10 years


Published: September 23, 2014 | Germany  Daimler AG has unveiled the concept of its self-driving truck ‘Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025’ at the 2014 International Commercial Vehicle Show(IAA) that is capable operating without assistance from drivers on highways. This truck is equipped with radar sensors and camera technology is built on Highway Pilot system …

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Tesla over-the-air software update brings traffic avoidance features and remote start


Published: September 23, 2014 | United States Tesla Model S owners are receiving an over-the-air software update for their cars which adds traffic avoidance features, calendar integration and remote start. Recently, Tesla releases a series of images for its much anticipated Software 6.0 update. The update, designated Version 6.0 by …

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Cohda to provide software stack featuring safety apps to GM’s ‘intelligent car’


Published: September 23, 2014 | Michigan Cohda Wireless mentions that it is providing the complete software stack with safety features to Delphi Automotive, which in turn, is providing General Motors the connectivity solutions for its ‘intelligent and automated car’. Recently, at the ITS World Congress 2014, GM announced that by …

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