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Ford testing GLOSA technology in Mondeo hybrids in UK

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Published: 26 October 2016 Ford is testing its GLOSA (Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory) technology in the Mondeo hybrids in UK. The technology uses information on traffic light timings from a roadside unit to display to the driver the best speed to travel to get a green light. It has been …

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Ficosa and Panasonic to co-manufacturer interior rearview mirror that allows automatic payment of motorway tolls

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Published: 29 September 2016 Ficosa and Panasonic have signed the first contract of a co-developed product. Both companies will produce an interior rearview mirror for a major European manufacturer (OEM), which will incorporate an electronic toll function that allows the automatic payment of motorway tolls without having to stop the …

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Intersil announces four-channel video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 interface for automotive around view systems

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Published: 20 September 2016 Intersil Corporation launched four-channel analog video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 output interface that supports the latest generation of SOCs and application processors used in automotive around view systems. The ISL79985 is the newest member of Intersil’s market leading video decoder family, and replaces up to nine discrete components with …

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Ford to continue investing in autonomy and mobility

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Published: 15 September 2016 Ford Motor Company while addressing its investors yesterday mentioned that it will continue investing and reallocating capital in electrification, autonomy and mobility. “During the past six months, we’ve been focused as a leadership team on building Ford’s expanded business model – with a more clearly defined …

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Mercedes & Microsoft working together to launch connected office in cars

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Published: September 05, 2016 At a recent event IFA 2016 in Berlin,  Mercedes-Benz has announced a new project called In Car Office to incorporate smart productivity features into your ride. For this initiative, Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft are partnering up to enable drivers to be more productive while on the road and away from …

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LG’s connected car solutions to be powered with Skyworks

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Published: August 29, 2016 | Woburn, USA LG Electronics’ latest Online Connectivity Units (OCU) being leveraged across Volkswagen automobiles to enhance connectivity are now powered with Skyworks’ semiconductor solutions. Skyworks, an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things is capitalizing on the need for advanced, next generation wireless devices addressing this growing …

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HARMAN and AT&T tie up for next-generation car connectivity

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Published: August 10, 2016 | Stamford, US HARMAN International has joined hands with AT&T to support the growing connected car ecosystem. The two companies have come together to expand their products and services in the domain of automotive telematics. AT&T selected HARMAN’s Telematics Control Unit (TCU) for its Mobile Broadband Accelerator program. …

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Deutsche Telekom brings internet into BMW ConnectedDrive

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Published: July 26, 2016  The Internet is forcing its way powerfully into the car, bringing with it all kinds of data, services and applications. The car is developing into a connected device and becoming an office on wheels. The future of transportation has been redefined by one of the biggest …

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Volkswagen planning to produce 30 new electric car models by 2025

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Published: June 20, 2016 | Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony The Volkswagen Group is laying the foundations for lasting success in tomorrow’s world of mobility and its evolution into a world-leading provider of sustainable mobility by adopting a future program, TOGETHER – Strategy 2025. By doing so, it has also launched the biggest …

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Qualcomm builds platform to connect smart cars to everything

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Published: June 9, 2016 | San Diego, US Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform, which aims at accelerating the adoption of advanced and complex connectivity into the next-generation of connected cars. The company developed a product designed to maintain pace with an ever-increasing set of automotive …

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