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2017 Escape SUV is Ford’s first vehicle to feature CarPlay & Android Auto, and ofcourse SYNC3

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Published: March 19, 2016 | Louisville, KY The new 2017 ESCAPE SUV becomes the first Ford’s vehicle to support all three infotainment platforms viz. SYNC3, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The vehicle has been developed at the Louisville assembly plant and set to hit the dealership this May. With CarPlay …

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HERE to withdraw maps app support from Windows 10 and Windows 8 phones

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Published: March 17,2016 After a long term partnership, it seems that HERE is finally ready to break its ties with the Windows smartphone ecosystem. Citing changes in market evolution pattern, HERE said that it was bound to withdraw support from some operating systems and introduce support to some others. The …

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RoadEyes launches recSMART-a social connected dashcam

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Published: February 23,2016| MWC 2016, Barcelona RoadEyes unveiled recSMART, its prototype of the world’s first connected and social dashcam(an on-the-dash-camera) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Developing this further, RoadEyes simultaneously launches recSMART on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise funds and build a community of connected drivers through its …

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Ford unveils new Kuga, confirms SYNC 3, FordPass and expands smart mobility

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Published: February 22,2016|MWC 2016, Barcelona Ford CEO Mark Fields today unveils the new Kuga SUV which will come with Ford’sSYNC 3 connectivity.  Ford’s engineering investment in semi-autonomous vehicle technologies will also triple as the company continues to expand its Ford Smart Mobility plan. FordPass will debuts this year in Europe. New partners for FordPass include …

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Verizon adds family tracking to Hum OBD

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Published: February 18,2016|Atlanta For everyone who is worried about the safety of a teenage driver taking himself to school for the first time in the middle of winter, Verizon offers a solution. With new features that include real-time monitoring of vehicle location, speed and activity, hum adds a layer of …

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Tesla updates ‘Summon’ autopilot app after consumer reports raises security issues

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Published: February 11,2016 Early this year, Tesla 7.1 software introduced an array of new Autopilot features to further enhance the convenience and safety of the driving experience. While many of these features move the ball forward toward a safer autonomous future, none is more significant than the remote parking technology …

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HERE and Nuance collaborate to enhance in-car connectivity powered by voice

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Published: February 11, 2016| Chicago HERE, a leader in mapping and location technology, and Nuance Communications, a leading provider of voice and language solutions, today announced a relationship to enhance integrated location and voice services in the connected automotive market. Nuance will be working with HERE to create innovative voice …

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Moovit’s partnership with BMW offers DriveNow car sharing services

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Published: February 9, 2016| London Moovit now offers Londoners the best multimodal experience thanks to a new partnership with DriveNow by BMW. Fully integrated into the app, the car sharing feature now offers even more ways to get around your city. To make it work one has to install the …

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TomTom expands traffic services citing automotive growth

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Published: February 9, 2016 TomTom’s annual results for FY2015 report Automotive bookings of over €300 million in 2015. Total revenue is forecast to grow to around €1,050 million for 2016. Consumer continued to make further inroads in establishing a multi-product consumer business with GPS sport watches and action cameras. Automotive …

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Geneva Auto Show: Opel launches two versions of IntelliLink infotainment system in all new Mokka X

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Published: February 9, 2016| Geneva Just like the new Opel Astra, the Mokka X will be available with all Opel OnStar services from its launch. In addition, two versions of the new generation of the IntelliLink infotainment system will celebrate their debut in the Mokka X. IntelliLink will bring the …

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