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Ola Play, the connected car platform for ridesharing, grows over 200%

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According to reports, Ola Play, the connected car platform for ridesharing, grew over 200% quarter on quarter in terms of the number of rides. It has reached to more than 50,000 installations. This significant growth was witnessed in just six months of operations. This corroborates the increasing importance of the …

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Flourish consortium urges the UK government to make clear who has access to the data coming from connected cars

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It has been reported that Flourish consortium which is testing driverless cars in the UK has urged the government to make clear who has access to the vast amounts of data coming from connected cars. Flourish consortium includes insurer Axa, engineer Atkins, and law firm Burgess Salmon. The consortium has …

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BlackBerry launches QNX Hypervisor 2.0, helps realize a safe and secure connected car

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BlackBerry has launched QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, BlackBerry’s most advanced and secure 64-bit embedded operating system, enables developers to partition and isolate safety-critical environments from non-safety critical environments, ensuring that no critical systems are put at risk. (A hypervisor or virtual machine …

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Hyundai and Baidu to work together for developing connected cars

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Hyundai Motor will collaborate with Baidu for developing connected cars, as per reports. As China has been emerging as a strategically very important market for the auto industry and all the automakers heading towards it, Hyundai’s deal with China’s internet giant can be seen in this line. To begin with, …

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Samsung Electronics elected to 5GAA board

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Samsung Electronics was elected to a board membership position following elections held at the recent 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) general meeting . With the addition of Samsung, 5GAA will be better able to leverage the company’s industry leadership in telecommunications and recently acquired telematics and infotainment technologies. Samsung had acquired …

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Six new members join Automotive Grade Linux

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Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a Linux-based, open platform for the connected car, has announced that ARCCORE, BayLibre, IoT.bzh, Nexius, SELTECH and Voicebox have joined Automotive Grade Linux and The Linux Foundation. Automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that is bringing together …

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HARMAN expands connected car business in China, signs new contracts

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HARMAN International has signed new contracts with Great Wall Motors, GAC Group and SAIC-GM-Wuling Motors for expanded connected car and in-car audio business in China. The contracts are valued in excess of US$600M.  The contracts with Great Wall Motors and GAC Group are extensions of HARMAN’s multi-year agreements with the …

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Delphi invests in three companies to profit from data in connected cars

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(Reuters) Car parts supplier and integrator Delphi Automotive on Thursday announced investments and partnerships in three privately held companies to help carmakers profit from the increasing amount of data produced by the growing number of vehicles connected to the internet. As cars are equipped with new capabilities, from staying in …

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UK government plans for driverless vehicle cluster

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According to some reports Midlands is set to become the centre of the UK’s connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) testing infrastructure. Business minister Greg Clark has been quoted saying that he expects the £100m of government funding to be matched by industry over the next four years. Till now money has been …

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GM, Telefónica Mexico sign connected car deal

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The Mexican connected car unit of General Motors (GM), OnStar Corporation has chosen Telefonica as its internet service provider for vehicles to be sold in 2018. The deal was announced at Mobile World Conference. Under the contract, Telefonica will install 4G LTE connectivity in 2018 models of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, …

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