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DOVU is introducing the world’s first mobility cryptocurrency

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A UK startup DOVU is aiming to become the global marketplace for transport data. It’s planning a token sale on 3 Oct 2017. It will create a distributed marketplace for the give and take of transport-related APIs, fuelled by the DOV token. The core team consists of entrepreneurs, data and …

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When Cars go beyond driving

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Amidst concerns of safety and security, there is no question that technology can bring many benefits to transportation. Automated processes and intelligent controls can reduce delays and human error, preserve resources, improve connectivity, and enhance customer experience.  As populations continue to grow and put pressure on the transportation sector to …

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What CAN you do?

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When you decide to monitor parameters such as vehicle speed and fuel level, a reliable and proven solution is to install a GPS tracker and a fuel sensor. If you need access to information such as engine speed, mileage, coolant temperature and other data from the onboard computer – this …

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Toyota forms “Connected Technologies” group

Toyota Motor North America has decided to form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new “One Toyota” structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s …

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India is well-connected with Africa – can this lead to the development and export of connected cars and trucks?

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India’s expanding automotive and telecommunications sector opens doors for the development and export of connected vehicles to Africa. This article will focus on two African countries that India already has good trade relations with; South Africa and Nigeria. India’s transporting industry and government are focusing on increasing the growth of …

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Connected cars and the role of telematics in the future of intelligent transport

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Undoubtedly connected cars are transforming the driving experience across Australia and the world. From driverless cars to real-time traffic updates and on-demand infotainment, telematics has endlesspotential to vastly improve the efficiency and safety, as well as the enjoyment of drivers on the nation’s roads. The benefits of telematics do not …

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Intelematics joins the SmartDeviceLink (SDL) Consortium

Intelematics, a provider of connected mobility services, has joined the SmartDeviceLink (SDL) Consortium. Established earlier this year, the SDL Consortium is a non-profit organisation managing the open source platform for the development and adaptation of smartphone apps within vehicle’s dashboard systems. The platform is intended to simplify the app development …

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Bosch launches Perfectly Keyless app to replace car keys

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Bosch has launched a digital vehicle access system which would turn the smartphone into a car key. As drivers approach their vehicles, their smartphones are identified by the on-board sensors. Once this identification has happened, the vehicle is unlocked without any need for a physical key. Similarly, no key is …

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The cost of connectivity – What consumers are telling us

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Every year Capgemini conducts extensive consumer entitled Cars Online. The new 2017 study has some fascinating results covering what consumers want and don’t want, and what they are prepared to pay for or not. The good news is that consumers value connectivity, and are open to share information, but the …

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Uber in talks with ComfortDelGro about potential strategic alliance

ComfortDelGro is in exclusive talks with Uber about a potential strategic alliance, reports say.  If the companies enter into any kind of alliance it may result in Singapore’s largest taxi operator using the U.S. company’s fleet management and booking software. ComfortDelGro may also make its taxis available to users of …

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