Hyundai upgrading Bluelink connected car services technology; Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation

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Hyundai Motor is upgrading its Bluelink connected car services technology with a range of new features. Connected Routing. The Live Parking Information function has also received a series of upgrades, with new settings for parking type and availability.

2020 97

Goodyear: connected tires can reduce lost stopping distance by 30%

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently eclipsed 3 million miles of data from road tests and field trials with its connected tires. Connected tires—those with embedded sensors—are able to “talk” to the vehicle and the road and measure characteristics of the tire, leading to potential enhanced vehicle performance and safety. Initial studies have shown that Goodyear’s connected tires can reduce stopping distance lost between a new and worn tire by 30%.

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Transatel launches next-generation, secured and global connected vehicle platform IoV Connect

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Having successfully deployed connectivity services for several market leaders in Europe, such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Jaguar Land Rover, ranging from vehicle manufacturers to service providers, Transatel, a member company of NTT Group, has launched IoV Connect, a global cellular connectivity platform specifically designed for the sector of motorized vehicles. The second key differentiator is end-user management, for which most connected car platforms come unequipped.

2020 69

Hyundai and Kia develop ICT-connected predictive shift system

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have developed a predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System, enabling the vehicle to shift automatically to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead. When Hyundai and Kia tested a vehicle with an ICT Connected Shift System on a heavily curved road, the frequency of shifts in cornering was reduced by approximately 43% compared to vehicles without the system.

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Car Connectivity Consortium launches Digital Key Release 2.0 specification

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The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) announced that its Digital Key Release 2.0 specification is finalized and now available to CCC members. The architecture is also designed to allow vehicle owners to access their vehicles without Internet connectivity, while also allowing vehicle manufacturers to add features that require Internet connectivity for specialized features. specification is now available to CCC members. Connected vehicles HMI Standards

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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. Vodafone Germany and Ford show connected vehicle technology (V2X) that could alert drivers to an accident ahead, moments after it has happened (via eCall Plus). Connected mobility standards are no longer a vision for the future. Connected vehicles CV2X

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2021 Jeep Gladiator available with 3rd generation 3.0L EcoDiesel

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As suggested in 2018, ( earlier post ) the 2021 Jeep Gladiator is now available with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine. of torque, with engine stop-start (ESS) technology standard, is available on Gladiator Sport, Overland and Rubicon models. To handle greater torque loads, the EcoDiesel V-6 connects to a newly added TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic transmission, calibrated for low RPM shifts and the on- and off-road rigors of Jeep Gladiator duty.

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ClipperCreek introduces the smallest 240V plug-and-cord-connected EV charge station available

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ClipperCreek has announced the availability of the smallest cord and plug connected, 20A, Level 2 EV charging station on the market. Based on the LCS-25, this new product features a plug-in connection to make installation inexpensive and fast. With a standard 25-foot charge cable, there is no need to juggle cars to plug-in. LCS-25P. Click to enlarge.

2013 97

Ford, Autonomic, and Amazon Web Services collaborate to advance vehicle connectivity and mobility experiences

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Ford Motor Company and Autonomic have signed a multi-year, global agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS), which will expand the availability of cloud connectivity services and connected car application development services for the transportation industry. Through this collaboration, Autonomic’s Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) will be powered by AWS to become the standard connected car solution for Ford vehicles. Connected vehicles

2019 75

ABI Research: connected services for consumer and commercial EVs to reach US$378M in revenues by 2030

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Subscriptions of connected services for consumer and commercial Electric Vehicles (EVs), such as charging-station locator, eco-routing, and EV telematics, will grow 270% from 2020 to 2024, reaching 7 million subscribers by 2024, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. The forecast combined revenue opportunity of connected services for consumer and commercial EVs will reach US$378 million by 2030. Connected services for consumer EVs will reach 26.37

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Savari announces the availability of V2X SDK for safety, mobility and environmental Connected Vehicle applications

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Savari, a provider of V2X solutions for connected vehicles, announced the availability of its next-generation SDK (software development kit), which can be used to implement a range of V2X (vehicle-to-X) solutions. Savari is a chosen supplier for various US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) procurements and testing including the Connected Vehicle Technology Research Project.

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DENSO and NTT Communications start validating vehicle security operation center technology for connected cars

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The two companies are creating the technology to realize resilient security solutions for connected cars. Thus, cybersecurity in connected car is becoming paramount. Connected cars need security technology that can swiftly detect and analyze cyberattacks and then seamlessly provide the appropriate support according to the situation. The two companies will start to validate V-SOC technology in a test environment to realize resilient security solution for connected cars.

2019 60

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. Four selectable EV modes enable the driver to choose how and when to use the available battery charge: EV Auto is intended to provide the optimum blend of performance and efficiency.

2019 95

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. Hyundai Motor has also opened a new Big Data Center in China to reinforce its venture toward connected car development.

2016 78

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). By using this hardware, Toyota can provide various connected services to T-Connect subscribers through its proprietary Mobility Service Platform (MSPF), an information infrastructure developed by the company for Connected Cars. Connected Car Service using MSPF.

2018 69

Harley-Davidson 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycle available for pre-order at $29,799; 2 new electric concepts

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At CES 2019, Harley-Davidson announced pricing and pre-order availability for LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-order at h-d.com/LiveWire with an MSRP of $29,799. The instant torque provided by the H-D Revelation electric powertrain can produce 100 percent of its rated torque the instant the throttle is twisted, and 100 percent of that torque is always available.

2019 99

How to choose connecting flights to minimize environmental impact

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However, if a nonstop flight is not available, choosing the connecting flights with the shortest total distance flown can make a lot of difference. This is the case because the range of possible distances (and thus emissions) can be substantial even for connecting flights that do not vary greatly in terms of the total trip time. For trips involving connecting flights, an additional consideration involves the total trip time. by Michael Sivak.

2019 76

Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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Because of this, the new power consumers not only present an additional load on the power grid, but can potentially serve as flexible storage devices in the context of the variable availability of solar and wind power. However, this requires all large power generators and consumers to be connected in order to ensure intelligent control of power requirements. The devices are connected via a home energy management system (HEMS).

2019 78

ON Semiconductor to acquire Quantenna Communications; connectivity applications for industrial and automotive markets

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The acquisition significantly enhances ON Semiconductor’s connectivity portfolio and expertise in power management and Bluetooth technologies with the addition of Quantenna’s Wi-Fi technology and software capabilities. ON Semiconductor intends to fund the transaction through cash on hand and available capacity under its existing revolving credit facility. No approval of the stockholders of ON Semiconductor is required in connection with the proposed transaction.

2019 71

BMW Connected update adds new services and devices

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A new update to the BMW Connected adds new services and additional devices to the personal mobility companion. The launch of BMW Connected Version 3.0 BMW Connected Version 1.0 for Android is also now available. Using its flexible platform—the Open Mobility Cloud—as a basis, BMW Connected services is available anytime, anywhere – inside or outside the vehicle. The update further improves convenience and connectivity.

2016 73

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. It is available on most car types like sedans, hatchback, station wagons etc. Connected vehicles Vehicle SystemsNavigation systems regularly update their maps and show directions using satellite data and drivers make phone calls while driving. In the future, data exchange will play an even greater role in road transport, not least to improve road safety. However, new options need to be found for housing antennas in cars.

2018 86

Qualcomm announces Connected Car Reference Platform

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announced the Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform aimed at accelerating the adoption of advanced and complex connectivity into the next-generation of connected cars. Future-proofing: Allowing the vehicle’s connectivity hardware and software to be upgraded through its life cycle, providing automakers with a migration path from DSRC to hybrid/cellular V2X and from 4G LTE to 5G. Connected vehicles Telematics V2X

2016 60

Georgia Tech team simulates risks of hacked connected vehicles; stalling 20% of cars could gridlock Manhattan

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The researchers chose Manhattan for their simulations because a lot of data was available on that city’s traffic patterns.). In their simulations of hacking internet-connected cars, the researchers found that randomly stalling 20% of cars during rush hour would mean total traffic freeze. For example, if 40% of all cars on the road were connected, hacking half would suffice. Silverberg (2019) “Cyber-physical risks of hacked Internet-connected vehicles”.

2019 69

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

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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 expands connected services offerings

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Audi is broadening its range of online services with the new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService. The new services bring enhanced convenience and security, and are available immediately for the Audi Q7 and the new A4 model line. The latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. The costs arising for data and voice connections are included in the package price.

2015 75

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 The name AR?V V was selected as part of a global crowdsourcing campaign announced in November 2018.

2019 89

EV Connect and GM partner to enhance charging experience for Bolt EV drivers

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EV Connect has announced a collaboration with General Motors, through which EV Connect will help GM improve Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers’ charging experience with dynamic charge station data, including insights on station status. With 6,000 charge ports under contract through its EV Cloud, EV Connect is the largest open platform in the US. By collaborating with EV Connect, we are continuing our efforts to remove obstacles for drivers looking to charge their EV on the go.

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

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The company anticipates that, as a result, connected car services and greater choice in accessories and personalization will increasingly drive growth in its aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022. Connected car technology and expanding use of big data will enable Nissan to offer new services, improve the dealership experience and increase customer retention.

2016 80

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. The 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van offers three different engines—including a diesel—capable of running on five different fuels. Transit Connect’s interior has also been rethought.

2018 65

Bosch wireless sensors on pavement report available parking spaces

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At the Bosch ConnectedWorld conference in Berlin, the company unveiled wireless sensors, to be installed on pavement, that will create real-time maps of available parking spaces. In the future, Bosch noted, even cars passing by available parking spaces will be capable of reporting them—i.e., Rolf Nicodemus, head of the Connected Parking project at Bosch.

2015 105

Renesas and Cohda collaborating on V2V and V2I communications; V2X reference solution available in 2017

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The starter kit also meets or exceeds the SAE minimum performance requirements established for the USDOT-funded connected vehicle pilots, which is widely expected to be the precursor to wider deployment of V2X-enabled infrastructure. The Renesas-Cohda Wireless V2X reference solution is scheduled to be available in April 2017. Connected vehicles V2X

2016 80

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. Samsung Connect Auto will initially be available in the second quarter in the US. Samsung Electronics Co.,

2016 60

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. With new connectivity services, electric drive and individual hardware solutions for the cargo space, the large van is intended to make customers’ business in a connected world significantly more efficient. Mercedes?Benz

2018 78

2020 Range Rover available with 48V mild hybrid in-line 6

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The 2020 Range Rover is now available in the UK with a 3.0-liter in-line six-cylinder Ingenium gasoline engine in a Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) powertrain designed to bring enhanced efficiency to the range with fuel economy of 9.3l/100km (25.3 Connectivity has been enhanced with the addition of a new Smartphone Pack, fitted as standard across the range.

2019 78

Daimler Trucks North America collaborates with AT&T and Microsoft on new connectivity solutions for HD trucks

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced new collaborations with AT&T and Microsoft Corporation with the goal of delivering further enhancements to its Detroit Connect suite of connected vehicle services. AT&T will provide cellular service for the new Detroit Connect Truck Data Center, an intelligent piece of hardware that connects the truck to the Internet of Things. Connected vehicles Heavy-duty Industry 4.0

California making $450M available in TIRCP Cycle 4 grants for rail and bus projects

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The state of California will make available $450 million in grants to help fund rail and bus investments made by public agencies under the California Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ( TIRCP ). Additionally, the acquisition of rail cars and locomotives, and the facilities to support them, that expand, enhance, and/or improve existing rail systems and connectivity to existing and future transit systems, including the high?speed

2019 69

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

New IBM cloud service for connected vehicles

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By 2020, 90% of new cars will be equipped with extensive connectivity services, according to some projections. To make the most of this connectivity, automakers are increasingly using Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that help to securely deliver data generated from cars directly to the cloud for near real-time analysis. —Brian Droessler, Head of Software & Connected Solutions, Continental Infotainment & Connectivity Business Unit.

2015 81

GenZe introduces smart, connected electric bicycles

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The 200-series models feature the ability to connect wirelessly via Bluetooth to a GenZe companion smartphone app. This allows riders to measure their physical effort level while pedaling, map distances covered, plan riding routes and even connect with other users to track and gamify performance. According to Tom Valasek, chief marketing officer for GenZe, the GenZe app receives real-time data from a system of vehicle sensors throughout the e-Bikes, enabling the connected functions.

2017 60

Esri partners with Waze Connected Citizens Program to deliver open data-sharing options to governments

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Governments already using the Esri ArcGIS platform can now quickly and easily exchange data through the Waze Connected Citizens Program , a free, two-way data share of publicly available traffic information. Governments that have not already subscribed to Esri technology or joined the Waze Connected Citizens Program can sign up online. Big Data Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS

2016 84

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. Volvo Cars is also delivering two new connected safety systems that will make their debut in the XC90, S90 and V90: Slippery Road Alert and Hazard Light Alert which use the cloud to share safety-critical data between cars. With Connected Safety, Volvo Cars is helping to define a completely new type of road safety system.

2016 83

Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

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Beyond the 9-speed transmission and extended electrification portfolio, Allison also continues to work with telematics service providers (TSPs) and vehicle manufacturers to support existing and new customers with connected capabilities for a single, efficient fleet management experience. Backwards compatible to fourth-generation electronic controls, which were first produced in 2005, the new connected capabilities will provide insight into over 170 different transmission conditions.

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