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HERE plans to acquire ATS, a software company developing OTA software updating technology

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HERE Technologies plans to acquire ATS Advanced Telematic Systems, a Germany-based software company developing highly secure over-the-air (OTA) software updating technology for the automotive industry. The planned acquisition will strengthen HERE’s position as a leading provider of location data and cloud services for vehicles. The companies have agreed to keep …

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Drivemode announces new integration with roadside assistance technology provider Urgent.ly

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Drivemode, the mobile-based automotive technology company, has announced a new integration with roadside assistance technology provider Urgent.ly. Through this integration, Drivemode’s active users will have in-app access to Urgent.ly’s fast and safe roadside assistance. This convergence of the automotive and high-tech sectors grants drivers access to connectivity features, the latest …

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Good2Drive, a mobile app to test a driver’s cognitive alertness before getting behind the wheels

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Atacama Resources International has released Good2Drive, a mobile application that allows drivers, corporate fleets and law enforcement to test a driver’s cognitive alertness before getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Good2Drive uses a 60-90 second image matching test using a patented algorithm that was created based on the …

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Eros International announces a strategic integration deal with Ola Play

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Eros Now, an over-the-top (OTT) Indian entertainment platform owned by Eros International Plc has announced a strategic integration deal with India’s mobile app for transportation, Ola’s connected in-car entertainment platform for ridesharing, Ola Play. This strategic revenue-sharing partnership will enable an immersive and personalized experience which customers can seamlessly control …

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Jaguar and Shell launch in-car payment system for gas stations

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Jaguar drivers can now use their car’s touchscreen to pay for fuel with a new cashless payment app. The Shell app is one of several new enhancements to Jaguar’s F-PACE, XE and XF models .Other updates include addition of convenience features such as gesture technology where the sweep of a …

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CX North America Information Services Inc has announced the launch of its next-generation mobile app for drivers

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CX North America Information Services Inc has announced the launch of its next-generation mobile app for drivers. The Mobile App provides real-time information exchange and tracking within the context of specific freight shipments, offering drivers, fleet managers, brokers and customers the most up-to-date information possible. Beyond delivering unparalleled location, communication …

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Porsche and AIG launch Amodo based app to encourage safe drinving

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Porsche Holding has launched an application based on the Amodo connected car platform. “Smart Driver”is an app that evaluates driving behavior using telematics data. Porsche also has plans to launch a 3-month competition in February this year in Austria. The winner of which will be getting free fuel worth €1,000. Last month, AIG launched had …

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Kia Motors launches NiroBot for Facebook messenger

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Kia Motors America launched a new bot for Facebook messenger named NiroBot which would provide instant access to comprehensive product information for the new Niro, which is scheduled to arrive in showrooms soon. Interactive Nirobot chat experience features full screen galleries, guided vehicle discovery, expansive technical knowledge, step-by-step tutorials, test …

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Nexar’s smart dashcam recording app now available on Android

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Published: 17 November 2016 Nexar has arrived on Android. The feature-rich app goes beyond the myriad alternative dashcam recording apps out there and is striving to create a network of crowdsourced data garnered from millions of smartphones glued to windshields around the world. The app uses machine learning and computer vision technology to …

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Dallas experiences V2I, “talking intersections”

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Published: 11 November 2016 The traffic engineers and city officials in the Dallas area recently experienced connected vehicle applications that demonstrate Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) applications or “talking intersections.” Trafficware’s ATMS.now Transportation Management System and Connected Vehicle Module currently installed in the City of Frisco is streaming real-time system and …

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