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Autonomous cars must share crash data if something goes wrong: ABI


Cars of the future will need to collect a basic set of core data to prevent drivers being unfairly blamed if technology goes wrong, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has mandated. British insurers are leading efforts to have a standard set of data agreed at an international level which …

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Smartphone apps to drive penetration of telematics in taxis to 21%, globally by 2019

UK: According to a recent research report from ABI research, an increasing number of taxis are equipped with embedded telematics units, this is being overshadowed by the rapid rise in popularity of smartphone-based taxi apps, which enable passengers to order a taxi via an app, with the driver similarly receiving …

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ABI Research releases report on commercial fleet telematics

UK: According to a recent research report by ABI research, today’s mobile and cloud-based technology, commercial fleets no longer need to fit expensive hardware on their new trucks and the availability of consumer mobile devices with increasingly sophisticated capabilities means that smaller fleets are embracing commercial telematics. Most fleet operators …

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Growth of LTE-based In-car Wi-Fi hot spots to boost rear-seat entertainment options

United Kingdom: According to a recent ABI Research report, forecasts that the number of embedded OEM-supplied rear-seat entertainment displays shipped in cars will increase to reach 13.3 million units globally by 2020. Rear-seat entertainment systems, typically incorporating DVD players, have been offered by OEMs and numerous aftermarket suppliers for many …

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Commercial Fleet Telematics market to touch $26.8 billion by 2018

United Kingdom: ABI Research forecasts that revenues in the commercial fleet telematics market will increase from $7.25 billion in 2012 to reach a total of $26.8 billion in 2018, with North America closely followed by the Asia-Pacific region as the largest markets and Western Europe in third position. Commercial fleet …

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OEM connected car system processor market to be worth $1.6 billion by 2020

UK: ABI Research forecasts that the revenues from main processors shipped in OEM-installed connected car telematics systems will increase from around $360 million at the end of 2012 to $1.6 billion globally by the end of 2020. Developments in the smartphone world are revolutionizing consumers’ in-car expectations and creating growth …

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