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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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Toyota’s Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) is not ‘DRIVERLESS’


Published: September 22, 2014 | Ann Arbor, Michigan Toyota showcased the future of auto safety technology at the fourth annual Toyota Advanced Safety Seminar (TASS) , including environment-mapping systems that can track objects on the road both day and night, 3D information displays that transform the ability to provide road information …

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Self-Driving Cars: After Google its Baidu….Carmakers and tech-titans competing together!


Since long humans have envisioned of driverless vehicles and the dream seems to be happening with the advancement of carmakers and technology companies in the self-driving car technology. The happy idea about automated cars is that they would eradicate human errors like no accidents from texting, drunkenness, sleepiness or any …

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Baidu “The Chinese Google” and BMW to jointly work on driverless car projects


Published: September 18, 2014 | China BMW has signed a 3-year contract with Baidu, the Chinese Internet giant, to collaborate on the self-driving car development. According to the contract, after the 3-year term, BMW will build a highly-automated self-driving car, which can run on China’s public road. The reason why …

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Audi of America gets a GREEN signal to test autonomous driving in California


Published: September 18, 2014 | United States Audi becomes the first company to receive a  autonomous driving permit issued by California. In 2012, Audi was the first automotive OEM to receive one of the red autonomous vehicle license plates issues by the State of Nevada. In July, with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, …

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