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Audi equipping new models in Europe with Audi connect SIM

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Audi is now equipping its new models that use the second-generation modular infotainment platform with Audi connect SIM. Connected vehicles

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Volvo Cars’ 90 Series cars receive powertrain, safety and connectivity updates including Android Auto

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Volvo Cars is updating its 90 series cars with new powertrain, safety and connectivity updates. l/100 km (54.7 l/100 km.

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Hyundai Motor accelerating development of its connected car operating system

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Hyundai Motor is accelerating development of its advanced ccOS (connected car Operating System), the core platform technology for its future connected cars. The software will optimize the high-speed transmission and reception of data within the vehicle to support increasingly complex features that will lead the connected car market.

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Audi deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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We are determined to work with them on features for the connected car of the future. China Connected vehicles Vehicle Manufacturers

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Nissan Leaf connectivity update will replace vanishing 2G network

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Since it was launched as a 2011 model, the Nissan Leaf electric car has been offered with a telematics system that relies on a cellular connection to deliver information to the driver. Infotainment Connectivity plug-in cars AT&T Carwingsit also compiles a driving history from.

KPMG Survey: execs say connected car generates 10x revenue than a conventional vehicle; market share based on units “outdated”; BEVs #1 trend

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50% of executives in the KPMG survey believe battery electric vehicles to be the #1 key trend, followed by connectivity and digitalization.

2017 23

Home energy storage batteries lose to grid-connected solar on environmental impact

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At first glance, renewable-energy sources like solar power and energy-storage battery packs seem like a logical match. Energy storage allows excess power collected by solar panels to be stored for later use, addressing the intermittent nature of solar power. It's a concept that has already won over policymakers, electric utilities, and some.

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Geely launches Lynk & Co; a new electrified and connected global car brand

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Full mobile connectivity will also be standard, working in partnership with Ericsson. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Hybrids

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Toshiba introduces new automotive Ethernet-AVB bridge; working with Qualcomm on advanced connected car systems

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TAEC also announced it is working with Qualcomm Technologies to bring to the automotive market advanced connected car platforms powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820A and Snapdragon 602A processors, and telematics solutions powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon X12 LTE modem. AT CES 2016, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. Earlier post.).

2016 26

IEEE publishes new 1609.3-2016 WAVE standard supporting connected vehicle deployment

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IEEE has published the 1609.3-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Networking Services. IEEE 1609.3 defines network (Layer 3) and transport layer (Layer 4) services that support secure WAVE data exchange, including addressing and routing. As part of the IEEE 1609 family of standards, the IEEE 1609.3

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Bosch and SBB Cargo working on connected rail freight wagon; leveraging automotive technology

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The first SBB cargo test fleet fitted with a connected condition-monitoring system has been operating on the Swiss railways since February 2015.

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Daimler demonstrates autonomous truck platooning; Highway Pilot Connect delivers ~7% lower fuel consumption

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Daimler Trucks demonstrated the new Highway Pilot Connect system for autonomous truck platooning on the A52 autobahn near Düsseldorf. seconds.

2016 20

Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

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The Ford Transit Connect small van has proven popular among U.S. In some cities, you're just as likely to find Transit Connect taxis plying the streets as traditional sedans—especially in taxi-rich New York City. taxi drivers. But now Ford plans to put a new—and greener—spin on this workaday vehicle.

2017 12

2014 BMW i3 Electric Car: Connectivity, Navigation Highlights

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But, this week, BMW released not only a few technical specifications for the powertrain but also some details of the car''s advanced connectivity and navigation systems. First, the car has its own cellular connection--as do many cars--but it uses its communications

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Continental Multifunctional Smart Device Terminal debuts in E-Class; NFC, wireless smartphone charging, connectivity

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To connect the smartphone wirelessly to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the driver simply places the device in the compartment in the center console. This standard provides a similar charging current to a USB charging connection and therefore has similar charging times to those of cable charging systems. Brief

Connected Energy and Renault to collaborate on energy storage and EV charging technology; second-life batteries in E-STOR

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Connected Energy is addressing both issues through use of second-life EV batteries in its E-STOR technology. Connected Energy Ltd.

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Faraday Future FF 91, Tesla 2016 deliveries, Ford Transit Connect Hybrid: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the Faraday Future FF 91 electric car, Tesla's 2016 delivery figures, and confirmation that a prototype Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi will appear at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

2017 16

Say Hello To The Car Connection's 2016 Driver's Choice Awards

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Every year, like Green Car Reports, our sister site The Car Connection names its Best Car To Buy. This year, it's now giving you the opportunity to vote for the best new cars of the year as well. Awards

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Ford opens new Silicon Valley research center; focus on connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, big data

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Earlier post.) It outlines Ford’s plans to accelerate innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

Electric vehicles to get connected

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As the dawn of the electric car era inches ever closer, two companies have formed a partnership to advance the connectivity of these vehicles. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Airbiquity electric car connectivity electric vehicles Hitachi Smart Grid transport connectivity

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Yadea launches Z3 electric scooter with connectivity app

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China-based Yadea has launched its Z3 electric scooter, initially into 15 countries including China, Germany, Korea, and Colombia. With a weight of 9.6

GM sees connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-service fundamentally changing automotive industry

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Abelson noted that through OnStar, GM has been working with connectivity for some 20 years. billion. —Mike Abelson. —Mike Abelson.

EV Connect launches first EV charging-as-a-service

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EV Connect, a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions, announced the first “EV Charging-as-a-Service” or “EV CaaS”, to cut up-front costs and simplify the process for purchasing and installing EV charging station infrastructure by turning the purchase decision from a capital expenditure to an operating expense. Brief

IAV and Microsoft demonstrate connected highly automated driving vehicle for enhanced safety; cloud-based analytics and big data

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The device is located by nearby intelligent roadside infrastructure that is connected to the Azure cloud.

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Nissan announces new strategy for customer ownership experience; leveraging connected car, big data, and personalization

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Connected cars will be available as a dealer option starting in Japan and India and expanding to other countries by 2020. —Kent O’Hara.

ARPA-E awards SwRI-led team up to $2.9M for connected and automated vehicle technology; NEXTCAR program

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million in funding to develop connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies aimed at improving fuel economy by more than 20%. The project is part of ARPA-E’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program. Earlier post.)s.

First drive: Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Ford Azure Dynamics Connect electric ev first drive TransitAlready on the road and silently running, Ford venture into electric vehicles has already begun.

Oklahoma Adds Fee For Homes To Connect Solar, Wind Power To Grid

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Renewable-energy advocates have cranked up the outrage machine at a surcharge imposed by Oklahoma on homes that connect rooftop solar panels or wind-turbine generators to the grid. Ten days ago, the Oklahoma House passed S.B. 1455 without debate, and Governor Mary Fallin is expected to sign it. The bill provides that by the end of next year

Mazda takes car connectivity to next generation

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However, make sure to note down the 2014 International CES too: because Mazda will use the event to [.]. Latest News Green cars Mazda

More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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The principle of lightweight design also governs the aluminum Drive module and the connection between the two elements. Cutaway of the BMW i3.

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IEEE publishes three updated standards to support connected vehicle development

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced IEEE’s publication of three updated standards to support connected vehicle deployment. These standards are: IEEE 1609.2-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments Security Services for Applications and Management Messages. Brief

HARMAN and Airbiquity announce first automotive-grade end-to-end intrusion detection solution for connected vehicles

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Connected vehicles Security—Saar Dickman, Vice President, Automotive Cyber Security at HARMAN.

What Are Tesla Model S Drivers Browsing In Their Connected Cars?

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One of the alluring features of the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan is its always-on 4G cellular connection and built-in Internet browser. But have you ever wondered what all those wealthy electric-car drivers are actually looking at on their in-car browsers? Now we know. Or at least we have some data.

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BVRLA remains concerned over connected car data access

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The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has voiced concerns about the way manufacturers will to control connected car data in the f.

California roadmap for grid-connected energy storage technology

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The California Independent System Operator (ISO), the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) unveiled a comprehensive roadmap to assess the current market environment and regulatory policies for connecting new energy storage technology to the state’s power grid. —California Roadmap.

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Audi acquires stake in Cubic Telecom for connected vehicle work

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Together, Audi and Cubic Telecom intend to develop connectivity solutions for the automobiles of the Audi brand. Dublin, Ireland‑based Cubic Telecom is a leading cloud based M2M platform provider, focused on enabling seamless global connectivity solutions for the Internet of Things and enterprise customers. Brief

Samsung introduces Samsung Connect Auto connected car solution

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Ltd has introduced a connected car solution, Samsung Connect Auto. Samsung Connect Auto plugs directly into the OBD II port underneath the steering wheel. It uses real-time alerts to help users improve their driving behavior, including increased fuel efficiency, while offering a Wi-Fi connection to keep passengers online.

Ford improves Transit Connect economy by a third

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And in response, Ford is launching its new Transit Connect van-with a staggering improvement of more than a third (34 per cent) in fuel economy[.].

Connected vehicle technology takes a step forward

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A pilot programme will soon be launched focusing on connected vehicle technology. Supported by the US Department of Transportation, Parsons Brinckerhoff has been selected to launch the programme in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Green cars Latest news green cars US Department of Transportation vehicle to vehicle communications

Driver distraction tops connected car concerns for businesses

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More than half of businesses are concerned about their company car drivers being distracted by in-car technology. Although the increase in safety fea. Fleet news Fleet management