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AppCarousel and Mobica join hands to enhance connected car app experience

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Published: February 9, 2016 | Wilmslow  AppCarousel and Mobica have announced a strategic partnership leveraging each other’s expertise to offer end-to-end app and software solutions to markets worldwide including connected car, connected fleet, Internet of Things, and smart devices. AppCarousel’s platform delivers a range of solutions to organizations looking to deploy …

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Pivotal partners with Ford for software platform for FordPass to revolutionise cloud-based mobility

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Published: February 8,2016|Dearborn  Ford is working with cloud-based software technology leader Pivotal to build a software platform supporting FordPass® that will enable the company to rapidly innovate and iterate on new applications and mobility solutions for consumers. FordPass – a free digital, physical and personal platform – features four benefits for …

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Hyundai’s Elantra 2017 packed with Apple’s CarPlay, Android Auto and BlueLink audio display

Published: February 3, 2016 | Korea The 2017 Hyundai Elantra has been launched with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. CarPlay is the smarter, safer way to use an iPhone in the car, taking the things users want to do with their iPhone while driving and putting them right on the …

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Lyft integrates Google’s Waze into its driver’s app for faster navigation

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Published: February 3, 2016  | San Fransisco Lyft is joining forces with Google’s Waze to improve navigation and congestion avoidance for the ride-hail service’s drivers. Lyft will integrate Waze’s Transport SDK (software development kit) into its app, allowing drivers to update their routes in real time and improve the efficiency …

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Ford is planning to offer concierge service, mobile payment and community hubs via FordPass

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Published: January 20,2016 | Dearborn, MI FordPass is a platform that will allow consumers access to concierge services, smart parking, car-sharing, and more. Whether they own a Ford vehicle or not, people will be able to sign up for the FordPass Marketplace for free and access “a collection of personal, …

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Eliocity launches XeeConnect OBD-II dongle plus smartphone app for automotive aftermarket

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Published: January 12, 2016 | France French start-up company Xee has developed the XeeConnect box, a plug and play device for in-car connectivity, Frandroid reports. The device communicates over GPRS, with GPS, accelerometer and other data. The idea is to centralise car-related data to analyse them and present them on …

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CES 2016: FCA’s 4th generation UConnect infotainment supports CarPlay and Android Auto

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Published: January 06, 2016| Las Vegas, NV Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US will offer CES attendees an opportunity to be fully immersed in advanced technology with hands-on demonstrations of the 2016 Dodge Charger Pursuit with an all-new Uconnect 12.1 system and an FCA technology concept display that explores the future of …

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CES 2016: NVIDIA delivers “supercomputer” for cars Drive PX vers.2, to be used by Volvo

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Published: January 5, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV NVIDIA chooses CES 2016, like it did last year, to announce DRIVE PX a powerful computing engine for cars. DRIVE PX 2 allows the automotive industry to use artificial intelligence to tackle the complexities inherent in autonomous driving. Volvo Cars will use the DRIVE PX …

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Ford adds CarPlay and Android Auto in its improved SYNC 3 infotainment system

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Published: January 4, 2016 | Dearborn, MI Ford will began rolling out on many 2016 models as an option and, starting with 2017 model year cars, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With either Android Auto or CarPlay, your smartphone basically takes over the car’s central display, enabling things like Spotify music …

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CES 2016: Toyota brings connected vehicle services to mainstream with its own big data centre and SmartDeviceLink

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Published: January 05,  2015 | Las Vegas, NV Toyota capitalizes on its partnership with Ford and Livio at the CES 2016to establish connected vehicle framework to deploy SmartDeviceLink (SDL). SDL is an open source platform for smartphone apps and car connectivity where customers can use apps in their vehicle through voice …

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