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Safety Organisations encourage states to enact laws reducing distracted driving


Published: July 14, 2015 | Washington, D.C., United States Six national traffic safety and advocacy organisations are pushing for changes to transportation safety programs in the next surface transportation reauthorization bill to provide additional funding to states that pass tougher traffic safety laws. AAA, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, …

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Supreme Court rules police need warrant to put GPS device on a suspect’s car

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Published: July 9, 2015 | Washington DC, United States The Supreme Court ruled that police cannot put a GPS device on a suspect’s car to track his movements without a warrant, a test case that upholds basic privacy rights in the face of new surveillance technology. The high court ruling …

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Chevrolet to install mini car ac to cool down smartphones


Published: July 02, 2015 | Detroit, United States Chevrolet is installing a mini air conditioner that will cool down your smartphone in the 2016 Impala and other models. When testing for their vehicles’ smartphone wireless charging feature, engineers at Chevrolet noticed that some phones would stop charging or turn off …

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HERE to develop vehicle hazards safety pilot project in Finland


Published: July 1, 2015 | Berlin, Germany HERE, has been selected by Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project to enable vehicles to communicate safety hazards to others on the road. The pilot, which will start in 2016, intends to assess the capability of current and emerging mobile network …

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Intelematics: The future of automotive telematics in Australasia


Given the average age of Australian vehicles is around 10 years, aftermarket telematics devices  are an important part of the connected vehicle environment for many years to come. Adam Game, CEO | Intelematics Australia Telematics Wire interviewed Adam Game, CEO of Intelematics Australia,  leading telematics service provider in ANZ region …

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Garmin announces trucking navigator with built-in dash cam


Published: Olathe, Kansas, United States Garmin International, announced d?zlCam, its first all-in-one trucking navigator with a built-in dash cam that serves as an onboard eyewitness. Truckers can rely on firsthand video footage that continually records the drive and automatically saves video footage on impact. With a focus on features that …

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New Zealand: International Telematics launches in-cab dashboard app to connect with the drivers


Published: June 23, 2015 | Auckland, New Zealand International Telematics released ibright® DRIVE app that combines multiple data sources within a single in-cab dashboard. ibright DRIVE provides professional drivers with all the information they need, while improving ease of operation and minimising distractions. ibright DRIVE was officially launched this month, …

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Navistar adds telematics service from Shaw Tracking to its OnCommand remote diagnostic system


Published: June 16, 2015 | LISLE, Ill., United States Navistar, Inc. announced the addition of Shaw Tracking, one of Canada’s major telematics providers, to its industry-leading, open architecture remote diagnostics system, OnCommand Connection (OCC) for its flagship brand of International trucks. “OnCommand Connection has had an extremely rapid rollout in …

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NNG reveals NaviFusion Platform to sync the vehicles, smartphone and cloud


Published: June 4, 2015 | Detroit, United States NNG announces its new NaviFusion Platform, which allows NNG partners to create an integrated and customized OEM branded ecosystem that harmoniously syncs the vehicles, the smartphone and the cloud. Car-life integration, using the reliability of in-car infotainment, the personalization of smartphones, and …

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