The prospect of self-driving cars moved closer to becoming reality last month with a little-noticed amendment to the United Nations Convention on Road Traffic. This amendment agreed that drivers could now take their hands off the wheel of self-driving cars. It was pushed by Germany, Italy and France – amongst...
The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have issued an initial set of standards for cooperative intelligence transport systems (C-ITS) .
C-ITS or Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems is to become a reality for European roads by 2015 as two European standards organizations confirmed yesterday that the basic set of standards requested by the European Commission to make this technology a reality has been fully completed.
“Predictive User Experience” was one of a number of new ideas unveiled by Mercedes-Benz at the 2014 CES Mercedes claims Predictive User Experience will transform cars into machines that communicate with other computer devices in our lives. Predictive User Experience previews how intelligent cars of the future will learn about their owner’s...
Deutsche Telekom, one of the world's leading telcos when it comes to Connected Car, has teamed up with telematics company Un-Blinking Technologies, to create a system based on the iCar platform and can be “bolted” on to any car irrespective of model.
Qatar Mobility Innovations Center announces participation at 3rd Cooperative Mobility Services event
The Qatar Mobility Innovations Center (QMIC) at the Qatar Science & Technology Park announced its successful participation at the 3rd Cooperative Mobility Services (CMS) Interoperability Testing (Plugtests™) event
Accenture report finds that drivers from emerging economies could be the real drivers of demand for in-car technologies
The report stated that 39% of drivers in emerging economies cited in-car technology as their primary consideration in choosing a car
FIA hosts a high level debate with EU Commissioner for Transport
A team of MYOB software developers and business analysts win hackathon
Internet-connected cars that communicate with each other and the environment could be a reality in Africa in ten years
China: one in two cars sold in China to be supplied with telematics and infotainment systems by year’s end
A report out today by ABI Research forecasts that almost one in two cars sold in China by 2018 will be supplied with either an embedded, or hybrid OEM-fitted telematics and infotainment system.
The ease of adding telematics monitoring devices to vehicles has resulted in the proliferation of new services, including UBI (usage-based insurance), and more insurers are looking to add telematics-enabled offerings to their list of options.
Global connected car market shipments are expected to reach 59.86 million units and likely to reach $98.42 billion by 2018. In terms of connectivity technologies, LTE will be the main connectivity solution especially when the vehicle is in motion.
A number of sector experts discuss whether telematics could be the next insurance revolution in an hour long webinar