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QNX issued ISO 26262 certification


Published: July 15  BlackBerry’s wholly owned subsidiary,  QNX Software Systems has received its first ISO 26262 certificate from TUV Rheinland. ISO 26262 is an international standard that defines the safety lifecycle of electrical, electronic, and software-based components in passenger vehicles. Like the IEC 61508 standard on which it is based, …

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Mercedes-Benz along with robotics experts working on human communicative autonomous car


Published: July 15, 2014 | Germany Mercedes-Benz, robotics experts and linguists discuss how people can communicate with autonomous vehicles in the future. Traffic in the city of the future will be largely dominated by cars that drive themselves. Beyond the technical and legal aspects, the automotive manufacturer is looking very …

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The first-ever Turkey’s Smart Car Platform revealed for Volvo and Subaru


Published: July 15, 2014 The value-added services associated with connected cars are getting popular amongst users and the tech-titans across the globe are investing a huge chunk of money in it, hoping for the best. However, we have always seen some regional differences in terms of the demands arising from …

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Alfa Romeo MiTo and Giulietta with improved infotainment and navigation goes on sale in Ireland


Published: July 11, 2014 | Ireland The 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo and Alfa Romeo Giulietta has gone on sale in Ireland offering customers higher specification, revised interiors, subtle styling enhancements and even more advanced technologies, including the Uconnect colour touch-screen infotainment system as standard equipment along with integrated navigation system. …

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Jaguar Land Rover’s new self-learning system offers personalised driving experience


Published: July 10, 2014 | United Kingdom Jaguar Land Rover has introduced a self-learning system that will offer a personalised driving experience for each individual owner. The company also revealed its new ‘Jaguar Virtual Windscreen’ heads-up display. The new HUD can display a 3D image of an instrument cluster so …

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Nissan recognised for the usability of its connected car system built on Airbiquity’s platform

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Published: July 09, 2014 | United States Airbiquity announced that one of its marquee customers, Nissan Motor Corporation, was recognized by research firm SBD for the usability of its NissanConnectSM Mobile Apps connected car system. Airbiquity’s Choreo connected car service delivery platform powers NissanConnect Mobile Apps and its global deployment …

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Chevrolet launches its in-vehicle 4G LTE through a new promotional campaign

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Published: July 08, 2014 | United States General Motors has been planning its first-mover play in the connected-car realm for a long time, and the partnership with AT&T that brings 4G connectivity to Chevrolet cars and trucks is finally rolling out. The company is flaunting its in-vehicle 4G LTE with …

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Connected Cars: Fledging optimism for a collaborative transportation sector


Connected car has gained huge traction over the past couple of years, resulting in an entirely new ecosystem of players, huge investments and multi-billion dollar ventures. While it is still unclear as to where the industry will go or what hurdles it will have to overcome, the prize for innovation …

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Toyota patent to-be “Navigation Systems and Vehicles for Predicting Routes” revealed


Published: July 08, 2014 | United States Vehicle Display Systems with Visual Warning Management (US Patent application no: 20140180536) This patent application was filed by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America with the USPTO in December 2012 by the inventors Dufford, Mohammad Effendi (Los Angeles, CA); Yamaguchi, Hiro (Mission Viejo, …

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Volvo promotes security of online connections with CGI


Published: July 08 | Sweden CGI has signed an agreement with Volvo for the delivery of authentication certificate services, that will provide each car with individual and securely accessed online services from Volvo Cars. Together, CGI and Volvo developed a certificate solution that enables secure online connections in Volvo cars …

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