5GAA hosts C-V2X connected vehicle demo in Berlin

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The 5G Automotive Association ( 5GAA ) hosted an interoperability demo of cellular-data-enabled connected vehicle (C-V2X) applications in Berlin. Waiting at the red light is not only time consuming, but idling, braking and accelerating release more pollutants. Connected vehicles CV2X

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Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. From July, Audi will network new models with the traffic lights in Ingolstadt/Germany; further European cities will follow from 2020 onwards. Equipped cars will be more likely to catch a “green wave” in the city; Audi drivers will see in the cockpit what speed is required to reach the next traffic light on a green. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems V2X

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Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. FordPass Connect on-board modem technology features as standard, enabling operators to maximize vehicle efficiency and utilization.

2019 121

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.

2018 65

Greenius Scores Free LED Holiday Lights from SBESC

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Creative Greenius, Joe Galliani, with his free LED lights from the South Bay Environmental Services Center Holiday Light Exchange. And they’ve still got plenty of these high quality GE mini white LEDs as well as the GE multi-colored LED sets available.

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AR?V eBikes from GM are available for preorder; two models on BikeExchange.com

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V as the name of its new eBike brand, which includes two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes: the Meld, a compact eBike, and the Merge, a folding eBike. Preorders are now available via [link]. V eBikes connect with the AR?V GM announced AR?V

2019 115

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. The D3 will also now be available with All-Wheel Drive. With Connected Safety, Volvo Cars is helping to define a completely new type of road safety system.

2016 106

GM demos 8 connected vehicle safety applications in Shanghai

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General Motors demonstrated eight safety applications for its latest intelligent and connected vehicle (ICV) technology for the first time in China at the National Intelligent and Connected Vehicle Pilot Zone in Shanghai, which opened in June. GM has been supporting the development of connected vehicle technologies for more than a decade in the US. China Connected vehicles Safety Standards Urban mobility V2X

2016 78

SAIC-GM Connectivity Strategy 2025 lays out roadmap to cloud-based connectivity, autonomy

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SAIC-GM, GM’s Chinese joint venture with SAIC, announced its Connectivity Strategy 2025, which lays out a roadmap for its connectivity development from 2017 through 2025. SAIC-GM will speed up the creation of a cloud-based platform and services, improve its vehicles’ connectivity to build a “people-vehicle-life” ecosystem, and aim to lead the development of a future intelligent vehicle society and lifestyle. Autonomous and connected.

2017 60

Audi introducing first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service: Traffic light information system

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Audi of America, in conjunction with Traffic Technology Services (TTS), will launch the first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) driver assistance system—Traffic light information—on select 2017 Audi Q7, A4 and A4 allroad models this fall.

2016 78

BMW’s ReachNow installing Light & Charge locations in Seattle; 100 chargers at 20 new public sites

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ReachNow, the mobility services division of the BMW Group, Woodland Park Zoo, and the City of Seattle celebrated the successful installation of the first of 20 Light & Charge electric vehicle (EV) charging locations that will more than double the number of Fast Chargers publicly available in Seattle.

Renault introduces two new electric light commercial vehicles

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At the Brussels Motorshow in Belgium, Renault Pro+ introduced two new electric light commercial vehicles—New Kangoo Z.E. The company is also expanding its range of connected services for commercial customers as well as its specialist network. Connected services.

2017 95

Test deployment of new on-demand hub & shuttle mobility system at U Michigan; connected & automated vehicles & big data

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Called Reinventing Public Urban Transportation and Mobility ( RITMO ), the proposed system combines aspects of Uber-style ridesharing, fixed-route buses and light rail into the hub-and-shuttle system. Autonomous driving Big Data Car Sharing Connected vehicles Urban mobility

2016 121

Volkswagen Truck & Bus outlines roadmap for automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus is focusing on automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems. In this respect, the concept of platooning describes a convoy of connected trucks that partly run autonomously, with the driver of the lead vehicle determining the route and the speed.

2017 78

BMW showcasing new connected car apps; Smart Home, G2 smart watch, GoPro

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BMW is showcasing new solutions for the “connected car” under the BMW ConnectedDrive banner at the IFA 2015 show in Berlin (4–9 September 2015), one of the world’s leading consumer electronics and home appliance fairs. Connected vehicles

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BMW Connected North America makes its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016; powered by Azure

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BMW Connected, a new personal mobility companion, made its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft’s developer conference, last week. For this first version of BMW Connected, journey management is the core service, with travel-planning before a trip and continued services afterward.

2016 78

FCA unveils Chrysler Portal concept: next-gen family transportation for Millenials; electric, semi-autonomous, connected, flexible

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The Chrysler Portal concept uses an industry-accepted Combined Charge System (CCS) plug to connect to the next generation of 800V, 350-kilowatt DC charging stations. During charging, the Chrysler winged badge on the front fascia pulses with light to indicate the battery pack’s charge level.

2017 78

Bosch showcasing wide range of future commercial vehicle technologies at NACV; automated, connected and electric

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At the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta this week, Bosch is showcasing its portfolio of automated, connected and electrified technologies for commercial vehicles. At NACV, Bosch will debut its 15-inch freely programmable cluster, the largest digital cluster available for the commercial vehicle industry. The Bosch Central Gateway (CGW) enables secure connectivity in commercial vehicles.

2017 64

New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

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Nissan introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles (172 km)—a 27% increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. A charge port light and lock are standard.

2015 109

Harris AutoTECHCAST suggests deluge of infotainment features & connected services doing little to accelerate consumer adoption

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Results from the recently released 2015 Harris Poll AutoTECHCAST suggest that the deluge of infotainment features and connected services coming from the automotive industry may do little to accelerate consumer adoption. Comparable findings can be seen in The Nielsen Connected Life Report, a bi-annual study of consumer needs, preferences, attitudes, and behaviors around new and emerging technologies related to connected cars, homes, and wearables.

2015 78

Audi launches Traffic Light Information V2I service in the US starting in Las Vegas

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Audi is the first manufacturer to launch Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) technology in the US, with the deployment of Traffic Light Information in select 2017 Audi A4, Q7 and allroad models in Las Vegas. The launch of this technology is another in a long list of firsts for Audi that have positioned us as the industry leader in connectivity solutions V2I applications and services like Traffic Light Information are essential components as we continue to move toward an autonomous future.

BMW showcasing urban mobility connectivity applications at ITS World Congress

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The concept of intermodal routing is enhanced by the DriveNow package available in Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin and San Francisco. This service is now available in four cities and is proving to be extremely popular, according to the company. Traffic light assistant. The research project “traffic light assistant” involves the traffic lights communicating with vehicles. The lights transmit information about their switching sequences.

More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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With the launch of the production BMW i3 battery-electric vehicle (also available with a range extender) looming, the BMW Group provided more details about the first series-produced model from its new i brand, offering customers electric mobility in a premium small car package.

2013 134

rFpro developing virtual model of Applus+ IDIADA proving ground for development of connected autonomous vehicles

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The Digital Twin of the proving ground enables vehicle manufacturers to accelerate the development of ADAS and CAVs (Connected Autonomous Vehicles) by testing them in a fully representative virtual environment before validation on the track.

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Nissan CEO announces LEAF with ProPilot autonomy; other autonomous and connected technologies & partnerships

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Stage three is autonomous city driving, which Nissan expects to be available in 2020. A use case scenario: an autonomous vehicle is moving through city streets and comes across an accident, with police using hand signals to direct traffic, perhaps across double yellow lines and against traffic lights. Connected cars: innovations in intelligent driving & integration. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

2017 60

Ford CEO: Ford to focus on 5 key areas of innovation: mobility, autonomy, connectivity, customer experience and performance

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In moving forward on that, Fields said, Ford will focus on five key areas of innovation: mobility, autonomy, connectivity, customer experience and performance. Our vision for connectivity, it’s all about helping people stay connected. Our approach for that is to make it available for all, and not just for a chosen few. On the connectivity side, Ford launched the third generation Sync 3 system.

2014 90

HARMAN introduces range of connected vehicle technologies and Microsoft partnership at CES

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HARMAN International Industries made a number of connected vehicle technology announcements during CES 2016 last week, including a connected car computing platform, demonstrated in the Rinspeed Σtos concept car; an advanced navigation system with live data fusion; an open cloud-based software delivery system; and a new partnership with Microsoft. Connected car computing platform. Phil Eyler, president, HARMAN Connected Car Division. Connected Infotainment.

2016 60

US DOT releases assessment of DSRC technology for connected vehicles

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Gigahertz dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) to enable connected vehicle technologies and applications. The Status of the Dedicated Short-Range Communications Technology and Applications: Report to Congress also assesses known and potential gaps in DSRC technology and applications; describes a recommended implementation path; and discusses opportunities to use commercially available communications for connected vehicle applications under specific circumstances.

2016 60

UR:BAN research project gives mid-term update on advanced driver assistance systems, connected vehicles

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New technologies support panoramic sensing capabilities, allowing an evaluation of space available for possible lateral avoidance (swerving) maneuvers. Decrease burden on driver in narrow urban streets by timely information on available lateral clearance and by continuous lateral and longitudinal control support. It supports the driver with optimal driving manoeuvres and simultaneously enables improved traffic light switching by routing vehicle information.

2014 84

DRIVE C2X presents results of large-scale connected vehicle field testing in Europe

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The system warns drivers to give way to an approaching emergency vehicle, identified by flashing emergency lights and sirens. Green Light Optimal Speed Advisory (GLOSA). The driver receives a speed recommendation allowing him or her to pass a green traffic light ahead while sticking to given speed limits. Users indicated that they are willing to use it if it were available in their vehicles. Connected vehicles Europe Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Safety V2

2014 78

VW BUDD-e EV concept makes US auto show debut; 233-mile range based on EPA cycle; next-gen connectivity and HMI

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Both of these areas form a united visual and textual environment, as the navigation graphics and the arrangement of media content such as the display of Points of Interest (POI), playlists, apps (App-Connect) and online services (Car-Net) are freely configurable. Personalized light.

2016 85

DENSO develops refrigerator system for light-duty hybrid trucks

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DENSO Corporation has developed a refrigerator system for light-duty hybrid trucks that contributes to better fuel efficiency while maintaining low-level freezer/refrigerator temperatures when the vehicle is idling at a stop light or in other traffic situations. With the new refrigerator system, hybrid trucks can stop engines at a red light or other short stops and keeps the freezer/refrigerator temperature low.

2012 81

Savari launches next-gen V2X solutions to accelerate adoption of safety apps in connected and self-driving cars

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V2X systems can operate independently or complement other connected vehicle technologies, and they offer the benefit of working in a non-line-of-sight environment with a 0.6 The next-generation model supports the latest USDOT DSRC specification, is fully version USDOT RSU 4.0-compliant, offers easy remote management via any SNMP browser and is available in a ruggedized compact form factor. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles V2XSavari Inc.

2016 60

New app/widget combo taps into OBD port to connect iPhone to car’s onboard systems

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Startup company Automatic has launched an iPhone app and companion widget called the Automatic Link that, by plugging into the OnBoard Diagnostics (OBD) port, connects the iPhone to the car’s onboard systems. and is available for pre-order at automatic.com today, shipping in May.

2013 119

BMW Group hits 100K electrified vehicle mark for this year, lights up Group HQ like a battery

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In recognition of the miletone, BMW used a light installation to transform its Group headquarters—the world-famous “Four-Cylinder” in the north of Munich—on the evening of 18 December 2017 into a battery.

2017 78

DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. Vehicles include light, heavy and transit vehicles. Connected vehicles

2012 80

Bosch establishes new connected devices company for Internet of Things

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Bosch has established a new company, Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions GmbH, for the Internet of Things (IoT) and related services; the company will supply compact electronic products and software expertise designed to make devices and objects intelligent and web-enabled across a broad range of applications. From vehicles and smart phones to containers and machines – by 2015 more than six billion things will be connected to the internet.

2013 79

BMW presents i3 Concept Coupé battery-electric vehicle at the LA Auto Show; focus on connectivity for driver assistance and intermodal mobility

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Electrical consumers like the seat heating, mirror heating and non-essential components of the daytime running lights are even switched off completely. Connectivity. The SIM card’s fixed installation ensures an optimum connection at all times throughout the vehicle’s life.

2012 102

GE Energy launches fully networked Wattstation and Wattstation Connect software; pay by smartphone

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GE’s WattStation Connect for mobile device users. GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business unveiled the new WattStation and WattStation Connect software at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit, Mich. The app will be available for download in the coming weeks.

2012 109

Ford to offer SYNC 3 connectivity on entire US MY2017 lineup

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Ford is expanding its SYNC 3 connectivity platform—allowing compatibility of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto—throughout its entire 2017 US vehicle lineup of cars, SUVs, light trucks and electrified vehicles. Android Auto is available on devices with Android 5.0

2016 60

Daimler Trucks unveils electric heavy-duty Urban eTruck from Mercedes-Benz; fleet trial for the light-duty Fuso Canter E-Cell

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The Urban eTruck is connected to the charging station using the Europe-wide standardized Combined Charging System (CCS) Type 2 connector. Fuso Canter E-Cell As far as light-duty trucks are concerned, the all-electric drive is already a reality.

2016 107

OnStar Expands Mobile App Technology Availability to Most New 2011 GM Vehicles

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Each of the brand-specific apps will allow owners to activate all of the functions available on a traditional vehicle key fob—remote start, horn and lights and door lock/unlock—securely from their smartphones.

2010 88

Audi at CeBIT in Hanover with new A3 to highlight Audi connect; future role of Car-to-X communication

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There, under the “Audi connect” banner, it is presenting current and future solutions for mobile IT applications at the world’s biggest trade fair for information technology. Audi connect links the vehicle with the driver, the Internet, the infrastructure and with other vehicles. Audi owners with a Bluetooth online car phone can connect to the Internet via a UMTS module, and soon via 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution).

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