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Zubie explains if OBD-II devices can find a permanent niche in the connected car industry

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As telematics and connectivity gets cheaper and scalable, they are likely to find their way in most of the modern cars, let alone the pricey sedans and SUVs. Every car that is rolling off the assembly line will have feature-rich capabilities of infotainment, remote diagnostics, broadband connectivity fitted at the …

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Mercedes-Benz mbrace connected car services for all 2016 model year vehicles


Published: August 10, 2015 | Atlanta, United States Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has stated that mbrace Connect will launch for all model year 2016 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The bundle of connected services will be standard on all MY2016 Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and SUVs for five years. Three optional packages – mbrace Secure, …

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Worldline (ATOS) discusses the connected vehicle business models for mass markets

Pascal Pediroda_Connected_Vehicles_ATOS

Overall, we are convinced that it is the OEMs, not the consumers, who will benefit the most from telematics. As they grapple with ever-shorter time-to-market, and the resulting increase of defects & recalls, we strongly believe that connectivity & telematics will become an important tool for car makers to regularly …

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Nuance Communications: The connected car of tomorrow would be your personal assistant


In the age of smartphones and the ‘Internet of Everything,’ we expect a seamless experience as we move from place to place; easily able to pick up what we were doing in one location once we enter the car – from listening to our favorite music to posting to social …

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Telematics-One Group explains Russian auto telematics market in light of ERA GLONASS


The introduction of equipment with the support of ERA GLONASS will give a serious impetus to the sale of additional services including services related to the connected car. Igor Kheresh, Business Development Director | Telematics-One Group The government is the main driver of telematics implementation in Russia. Several state projects …

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NNG is redefining on-board navigation beyond bare dots on maps


With the dawn of connected vehicles the on-board navigation systems have gone well beyond bare bones maps that once used to tell you only how to get from point A to point B. With the help of transportation technology and telematics improvements, startups and automakers have been able to significantly …

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Volkswagen introduces its new MIB II infotainment system on model year 2016


Published: July 30, 2015 | California, United States Volkswagen of America, announced the introduction of its all-new MIB II infotainment system, available later this year on most model year 2016 Volkswagen products. The all-new infotainment system not only creates the foundation for the next generation of Volkswagen’s Car-Net connected vehicle …

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GM patents cloud-based storage system for taking drivers personalization preferences between models


Published: July 30, 2015 | United States General Motors have just decided to solve the pesky grievance of unfavorable settings of a borrowed vehicle owner. The company now has a patent for a cloud-based storage system that would allow drivers to take all of their personalization preferences between models. If …

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BMW Group brings Enlighten App with real time traffic signal data into the vehicle’s display


Published: July 29, 2015 | N.J., United States The BMW Group announces that it is the first manufacturer to bring the EnLighten App, by Connected Signals, into the car. Drivers of BMW Vehicles with iOS Devices will be able to see traffic signal data on the vehicle’s display in real …

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BearingPoint explains the “next wave of maturity” of connected car market in Europe


Telematics Wire recently got chance to interact with BearingPoint’s Sarah-Jayne Williams to discuss connected cars market in EU. Sarah-Jayne Williams is an Automotive Partner at BearingPoint UK and leads the Digital and Customer Management practice. She has worked with both OEMs and Automotive Leasing Providers to design and deliver digital …

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