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ORNL study finds connected and automated vehicles can reduce fuel use by more than 40%

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Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) provide the most intriguing opportunity for enabling users to better monitor transportation network conditions and to improve traffic flow. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Fuel Efficiency

2018 118

Autotalks joins Connected Motorcycle Consortium

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Autotalks , an Israel-based fabless semiconductor company devoted to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications ( earlier post ), has joined the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC). Connected vehicles Safety V2X

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Researchers at TU Wien develop new antenna concept for connected cars; shark fin is too small

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Connected and communicating vehicles are now the norm. Artner et al (2018) “Conformal Automotive Roof-Top Antenna Cavity With Increased Coverage to Vulnerable Road Users,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2018.2876628. Connected vehicles Vehicle SystemsNavigation systems regularly update their maps and show directions using satellite data and drivers make phone calls while driving.

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Toyota to make “Connected Vehicles” its new standard in Japan; redesigned Crown and Corolla Sport as 1st-generation Connected Cars

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Crown and Corolla Sport, as the first generation of “Connected Cars,” come standard with an on-board Data Communication Module (DCM) that links to a Controller Area Network (CAN). Connected Car Service using MSPF. The redesigned Crown: first-generation connected car flagship.

2018 86

Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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With this program, Audi will already generate positive earnings effects of more than €1 billion in 2018, counteracting the financial burden from high advance expenditure. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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Toyota to commence verification testing for road maintenance inspections using vehicle data from connected cars

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Toyota Motor Corporation, with Toyota City, will start Japan’s first verification testing for road maintenance inspections using vehicle data obtained from connected cars, beginning 1 August. Connected vehicles Japan

Los Angeles launches New Mobility Challenge 2018

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The LA New Mobility Challenge 2018 is a joint initiative of LA CoMotion, the NewCities Foundation and the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), all of whom are dedicated to finding cutting-edge and sustainable mobility technologies for Southern California. The deadline to submit applications is 17 September 2018.

BMW puts 70 hydrogen tugger trains into operation in Leipzig

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As early as 2013, in a first research project in Leipzig, BMW tested eleven hydrogen-powered tractors and forklifts in test operation and identified important fields of action for the current connection project.

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Volkswagen Group takes 49% stake in diconium; growing the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud

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The objective is to offer customers digital value-added services quickly and easily for their vehicles, which will then be fully connected. Connected vehicles Vehicle Manufacturers

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Mercedes-Benz unveils new Sprinter; focus on connectivity; electric drive in 2019; realizing adVANce

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As the first fully connected integral system solution, the third generation of the Sprinter demonstrates the development of the division from purely a vehicle manufacturer into a provider of complete transport and mobility solutions, the company said. Mercedes?Benz

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Infineon introduces first Trusted Platform Module specifically for automotive cybersecurity

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As a computer on wheels, the connected car benefits from the experience of the IT industry. It is easy to integrate and substantially increases cybersecurity—from production to recycling of connected cars. Connected vehicles Microprocessors and controls Security

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Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. A connectivity feature allows the vehicle’s audio and video to be remote-controlled from a mobile phone.

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Volkswagen progressing with work on quantum computing, develops traffic management system for taxi companies

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Connected vehicles Mobility services Quantum computingThe Volkswagen Group is progressing with its work with quantum computers ( earlier post ).

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BMW unveils BMW Vision iNEXT at LA Auto Show; all of ACES in one vehicle

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Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery The BMW Group unveiled the BMW Vision iNEXT concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Ford 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van in US adds diesel option, 4G LTE

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Ford introduced the new 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van. The best-selling compact cargo van in the US, Ford Transit Connect has a 46% market share. More than 300,000 Transit Connect vehicles have been sold since 2009 when Ford created the segment in the United States.

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eMotorWerks and LO3 Energy partner on local energy trading platform between EVs and renewable microgrid projects

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An initial project will connect the JuiceNet EV charging platform to one of LO3’s transactive energy marketplaces, activating local renewable energy to be traded between the microgrid and electric vehicle owners.

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Cisco and Hyundai to bring “hyper-connected” car to production in 2019; software defined vehicle architecture

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The companies are exploring applications such as integration into Hyundai datacenters for access to real-time data, connecting cars to city infrastructure, or communicating with lights and parking meters. Connected vehicles V2X Vehicle Systems

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Ford’s redesigned Transit Connect Wagon gets 1.5L EcoBlue diesel option in US

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Ford unveiled the redesigned Transit Connect Wagon at the Chicago Auto Show. l/100 km) highway; final EPA 2019 Transit Connect Wagon 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine fuel economy estimates are expected in early 2019. The 2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon goes on sale in the US this fall.

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Continental offers cybersecurity solutions from Argus and Elektrobit for all connected vehicle electronics

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Continental is offering end-to-end cyber security and over-the-air software update solutions from Argus Cyber Security (Argus) and Elektrobit (EB) pre-integrated into its connected vehicle electronics products including telematics units, infotainment systems, gateways and more. More than 60 million connected vehicles will be sold worldwide per year by 2021. Automobile connectivity will allow for additional functions between model upgrades or even during a vehicle’s life cycle.

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Amprius’ silicon nanowire Li-ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr S HAPS solar aircraft

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The silicon nanowire structure includes a metallically conductive nanowire core, metallurgically connected to the current collector. Amprius, Inc.,

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Cadillac introduces new CT6 flagship sedan with Tripower system in China

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The new-generation CT6 comes with the latest Cadillac user experience (CUE) and innovative cloud-based connectivity. Original on-board 4G LTE Wi-Fi (Car-Fi) enables real-time connection between the new-generation CT6 and the outside world by sharing the latest information with users.

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Hyundai Motor Group and Baidu strengthen connected car partnership; Internet of Vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Group and Baidu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Internet of Vehicles (IoV), signaling their commitment to strengthening cooperation on next-generation connected car technologies. The newly-signed MOU will see the existing partnership reinforced to accelerate development of innovations in vehicle connectivity. Through such a service, Hyundai and Baidu expect to meet the growing demand for connectivity services among consumers in China and beyond.

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Hyundai Motor Group and Baidu strengthen connected car partnership; Internet of Vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Group and Baidu signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Internet of Vehicles (IoV), signaling their commitment to strengthening cooperation on next-generation connected car technologies. The newly-signed MOU will see the existing partnership reinforced to accelerate development of innovations in vehicle connectivity. Through such a service, Hyundai and Baidu expect to meet the growing demand for connectivity services among consumers in China and beyond.

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Gainesville and Connected Signals delivering real-time traffic signal data to reduce red-light crashes and improve fuel efficiency

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In April 2017, the City of Gainesville, Florida began work on a pilot project with Connected Signals , Inc., I-STREET was created in partnership with Florida Depart of Transportation’s (FDOT) Connected Vehicle Initiative to test connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. The pilot, one of the first of its kind in Florida, has continued to roll out, and today nearly all of Gainesville’s traffic signals are online with Connected Signals’ smart signal information.

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Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

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Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Hybrid and Plug-in will be produced in Asan, Korea, with Hybrid availability in the first quarter of 2018 and Plug-in availability in the second quarter of 2018.

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BMW providing 10 pre-owned i3 EVs to UC Davis for 18 months

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This collaboration will enable new study of electric vehicle use and charging patterns, generating new insights that will help further our shared aim of making connected electric vehicles more accessible.

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Quectel announces new C-V2X module to support autonomous driving based on Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset

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Pairing with the Quectel automotive grade LTE module AG35, Quectel’s AG15 is designed to meet the telematics and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) connectivity requirements of the next-generation automotive applications, such as autonomous driving and road safety.

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Daimler and Baidu to enhance strategic cooperation in automated driving and vehicle connectivity

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With collaboration between German and Chinese companies accelerating in the areas of automated driving and intelligent connected vehicles, Daimler and Baidu recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance their Sino-German cooperation in these strategic fields. The two companies have agreed to deepen their partnership through joint automated driving and connectivity projects, including further strengthening their collaboration through Baidu’s Apollo open platform.

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Mahindra and Ford agree to develop midsize and compact SUV, EV and connected car solutions

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Building on the collaboration, Mahindra and Ford also announced plans to co-develop a suite of connected car solutions for consumers. Expanding its global presence, Mahindra owns a majority stake in Ssangyong Motor Company in Korea, has forayed into the shared mobility space with investments in ridesharing platforms in the US, and is developing products like the GenZe electric connected scooter. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) India

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Kia upgraded 2018 Sportage features new 1.6L diesel, 2.0L diesel 48V mild-hybrid technology

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Kia Motors’ upgraded 2018 Kia Sportage ( earlier post ), the brand’s global best-selling vehicle, offers a 2.0-liter diesel engine now available with Kia’s new eight-speed automatic transmission, and—in certain markets—48-volt mild-hybrid power ( earlier post ).

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XALT Energy’s XPAND Li-ion battery system achieves 2018 DNV GL type approval for marine vessels; rack system

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The XPAND Battery System flawlessly completed all required tests including the new 2018 forced thermal runaway passive propagation requirement with no active safety systems required.

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BMW Group increasing use of digitalization and Industry 4.0 in production logistics

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Digitally connected delivery—Connected Distribution—ensures that these transport routes are also more transparent. Connected supply chain. The Connected Supply Chain (CSC) program significantly increases supply chain transparency. Connected distribution.

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National Academies report finds US interstate highways need major overhaul; calls for 20-year blueprint for action

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The highways serve as both urban commuter and inter-urban travel corridors, integrate the country’s freight system by connecting to major ports and rail hubs, and are critical to the logistics of national defense.

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Toyota and SoftBank to establish JV for new mobility services: MONET

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The two plan to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation, before the end of the 2018 fiscal year (April 2019). Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Mobility services Vehicle ManufacturersToyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corp.

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LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%

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Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have found that using a Level 4 connected and automated vehicle (CAV) subsystem could increase vehicle primary energy use and GHG emissions by 3–20% due to increases in power consumption, weight, drag, and data transmission.

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Singapore’s HES unveils plans for regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft: Element One

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Parent company H3 Dynamics has been a symbol of intensifying technological cooperation between the two countries as part of the 2018 Year of Innovation. France alone offers a network of more than 450 airfields but only 10% of these are connected by regular airlines.

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BMW iNEXT concept

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At the BMW AG Annual General Meeting in May 2018, Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management at the BMW Group, said that the iNext would provide its building blocks for the future, from which the entire company and all of its brands are set to benefit.

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INRIX launches new platform to connect road authorities with vehicle operators for highly automated vehicles

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—Chris Holmes, connected and autonomous vehicle research senior manager at Jaguar Land Rover.

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Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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Connectivity and Digital Experience. Rivian has developed its connected car platform from a clean sheet to allow full control and flexibility over the vehicle hardware, software and user experience.

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