Polestar releases downloadable performance software upgrade for Polestar 2

Green Car Congress

It has already seen enthusiastic pick-up from Polestar 2 owners—more than 400 upgrades have been downloaded in its first weeks of availability since late November. The additional power and torque is available as a boost between 70 and 130 km/h, resulting in even more rapid acceleration in the mid-range. Availability in other Polestar markets will be confirmed in the future. Availability and pricing for US and Canada are expected in spring 2022.

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Tesla FSD Subscription and ‘Download Beta’ button coming soon

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He shared that Tesla’s FSD download beta button could come out as early as next month or by June this year. He was hopeful that FSD’s ‘Download Beta’ button would be available as early as next month.

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First open source release of Automotive Grade Linux available for download

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Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, announced that its first open source software release is available for download. AGL code, DRDs and more are all available on the AGL wiki to give anyone the background and tools needed to use the software and start contributing to the project.

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Download Keysight's New "5G & Beyond for Dummies" eBook

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You'll also discover solutions available to address these challenges and ways you can create new opportunities for your organization. Submit your information to download the 5G & Beyond for Dummies eBook today. The promise of 5G is faster and more reliable communications.

Elon Musk Says Tesla's FSD Subscription Will Be Available In May

InsideEVs

And the beta download button in June

GM and AT&T to bring 5G to GM vehicles with enhanced core network; first available in MY2024

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Faster music and video downloads with higher quality. 5G connectivity will first be available in select model year 2024 vehicles. Current Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac owners in the US with 4G LTE-capable model year 2019 and newer vehicles will migrate to the new network infrastructure once available. With more advanced features, robust software and faster download speeds, more data is accessible to provide a more convenient customer experience.

Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi now available at Verizon Wireless

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The system operates through a downloadable Delphi smartphone application, available for Android 2.2 Together with Verizon Wireless, Delphi Automotive released its Vehicle Diagnostics by Delphi product that provides a car-to-cloud/cloud-to-car connectivity service.

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New ghost racing mobile video game from Formula E

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The first-of-its-kind ghost racing game, which is available to download for free on iOS

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7-Eleven and Nuro launch first commercial autonomous delivery service in California

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Here’s how it works: Download the 7NOW delivery app through Google Play, the Apple App Store or visit 7NOW.com. Autonomous vehicle deliveries are available daily from 8:00 a.m. –

All-electric BMW iX and i4 first BMWs with 5G support

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The all-electric BMW iX and i4 are the first BMWs with available 5G support via Personal eSIM. The eSIM is configured automatically when users sign in with their BMW ID and is available immediately.

Electrify America introduces new pricing structure featuring kWh pricing in 23 states and DC; reduced rates for states with minute-based pricing

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The simplest way to access these new competitive prices is by downloading the Electrify America mobile app which makes charging with Electrify America even easier.

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Multivu Video Feed: With More Electric Vehicles Comes More Proof of Safety

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2015 Aluminum Joining Manual

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The Aluminum Association has published a manual detailing the range of commercially available production processes for joining aluminum components in automotive applications. The Joining manual is an update to the EAA’s Aluminium Automotive Manual and is now available for download at no cost at: DriveAluminum.org.

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Charging your car should get easier with the EV Infrastructure Strategy

Drive Electric

They will also be able to use apps to find their nearest available chargepoint. Taking Charge: The Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy’ is available to download here: [link].

Gallup, EC develop globally consistent, harmonized Degree of Urbanization variable

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Available for free download , the geospatial layer can also be used retroactively to allow anyone to apply the Degree of Urbanization to their own data. The newly developed Degree of Urbanisation variable is available through a free download (as a.csv file) that Gallup data subscribers can integrate back into the 2016 and 2017 World Poll data sets.

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Harris Interactive survey for Johnson Controls identifies consumer preferences for connected vehicles

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Consumers want this process to be simple to use and for it to be convenient to download apps from traditional channels. When it comes to downloading smartphone apps to a vehicle via an interactive screen, vehicle owners who use downloaded apps on a weekly basis would prefer traditional channels. 62% have a preference for where they would download an app for their vehicle, and of those with a preference, 60% would prefer downloading from an existing app store (e.g.,

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VW to stage world premiere of ID. Buzz on 9 Mar; two versions to be sold in Europe

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Official figures for range are not yet available. Models are designed so that software updates can be downloaded over the air. Volkswagen will unveil the ID. Buzz electric microbus on 9 March as the ID. Buzz (5-seater) and Buzz Cargo (van).

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SAE International and ISO collaborate to update and refine SAE Levels of Driving Automation; SAE J3016

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The latest version of the SAE J3016 Recommended Practice: Taxonomy and Definitions for Terms Related to Driving Automation Systems for On-Road Motor Vehicles is available to download for free.

Tesla Insurance cards now can be added to Apple Wallet

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The easily accessible Insurance Cards can be downloaded straight to the Apple Wallet available on the iPhone. Tesla has opened a new feature to its Insurance customers, allowing them to add their Insurance cards to their Apple Wallet for streamlined access.

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Electrify America, Kia Motors America offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

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To participate in the program, drivers can simply download the Electrify America charging app and complete a brief enrollment process. The Kia Select program is available now in the United States for all 2019 and 2020 model year Niro EV owners and lessees.

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6 Essential Apps for Electric Vehicle Drivers

Drive Electric

Available on: iOS | Android. The definitive download for finding EV charging points available in the UK. Zap-Map has more than 95% of UK-wide charge points logged and loaded, 70% of those will also display their live availability status so there’s no disappointment upon arrival.

Tesla App gets updated with new UI, fresh features, and direct access to shop

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Shop the Tesla catalog and view and manage your orders (available in select countries),” notes the description of the update. EV owners who want to avail the services at Tesla charging stations will need to download the company’s mobile app for transactions.

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Tesla’s open Supercharger program extends to more countries in Europe

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Prior to the recent update, the open Supercharger program was only available for selected Superchargers in the Netherlands, Norway, and France.

Tesla Model Y with 4680 batteries loses access to $2k Acceleration Boost

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seconds with the update, which is downloaded via a Software Update and provides the vehicle with an additional pep in its step. A Tesla Model Y built at Gigafactory Texas equipped with 4680 batteries has lost access to the company’s optional $2,000 Acceleration Boost.

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SpaceX’s Starlink service coming to Hawaiian Airlines

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Starlink internet will also be available on Hawaiian Airlines’ fleet of Boeing 787.9 “When we launch with Starlink we will have the best connectivity experience available in the air,” said Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO Peter Ingram.

Tesla rolls out regenerative braking improvements for Autopilot with Software 2022.4

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release notes are now available. The Over-the-Air updates are easily accessible to every vehicle that the update applies to and can be downloaded in a matter of minutes. The update is available on all four Tesla models and is available worldwide.

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Volkswagen launches Over-the-Air Updates for all ID. models

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Over-the-Air Updates allow manufacturers to roll out vehicle improvements through software downloads that go to the car through an internet connection. and will offer new functions and improve already available features.

Chargepoint has more than 10K charging spots in North America; name change

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All statistics are dynamically-generated via the ChargePoint network and available in real-time at www.chargepoint.com Additionally, the Company has officially changed its name to ChargePoint, Inc. 50,000+ mobile app downloads. ChargePoint, formerly named Coulomb Technologies, announced it has more than 10,000 EV charging station spots in North America.

Qualcomm announces Gigabit-class LTE for next-gen connected vehicles; Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem

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has introduced a new variant of its connected car reference platform using the flagship Gigabit Class Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE modem to help car manufacturers deliver the high-speed, high-quality and reliable connectivity required for advanced telematics and connected vehicle services—supporting peak download speeds up to 1 Gbps. At CES 2017, Qualcomm announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.,

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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven is now offering its first all-electric fleet of cars for use in the gig economy; 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs are available for freelance drivers in Austin, Texas to earn money on their own schedules. Maven Gig vehicles are available for flat weekly rates that include the car, unlimited miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and maintenance. Drivers can see vehicle availability and pricing via the mobile app.

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Tesla FSD beta slated for summer EU release as UK allows self-driving cars on motorways

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Tesla hopes FSD beta will become more widely available in the United States soon. Tesla’s FSD subscription service, which Elon Musk estimated would be available in May, may boost FSD beta’s wide release.

EPA annual GHG report shows emissions from power plants declined 10% from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas

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The data are accessible through EPA’s online data publication tool, FLIGHT, which is available for both desktop and mobile devices. This year, with three years of data for most sources, FLIGHT has been updated with new features, including the ability to view trend graphs by sector and facility, and download charts and graphs for use in presentations and reports. The data are also published through EnviroFacts, which allows the public to download data for further analyses.

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Porsche invests in Israeli start-up Tactile Mobility; integration of tactile data into production cars

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In this process, an algorithm processes data that is provided by different physical sensors which are already available. Data is downloaded back to each relevant vehicle, ensuring that the embedded software has the most updated and accurate context available, for improved ongoing calculations and performance. Porsche is intensifying its collaboration with Israeli technology company Tactile Mobility with a minority investment.

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Rivian R1T deliveries on track for September

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The Rivian App will be available for download early next month before deliveries, hinting that R1T deliveries may start by mid-to-late September. Rivian R1T deliveries are on track for September, according to a letter CEO RJ Scaringe sent preorder holders recently.

US DOT releases major update of ITS Architecture Reference and Toolsets

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ARC-IT is available as an online website or as a single download that contains most of the ARC-IT web site that may be installed locally for offline use. The Architecture Reference for Cooperative and Intelligent Transportation (ARC-IT) version 9.0 is a major release of the US National ITS Architecture Reference that fully defines and upgrades the four architecture views that were initially defined in ARC-IT 8.0.

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Add OVMS to your Nissan LEAF

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CarWings , Nissan's original version of telematics that was later renamed NissanConnectEV, was made available at no cost to every LEAF owner. I recommend a thorough review of the available documentation before configuring your OVMS module.

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Continental and Amazon Web Services create platform for automotive software

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This will allow drivers to integrate the functions they want going forward during the entire service life of their vehicle by downloading quick and convenient software updates. The CAEdge platform is already being tested in an automotive manufacturer’s series development and will be available to other customers beginning end of 2021. Continental and Amazon Web Services (AWS) will work together going forward within the scope of a new development cooperation.

Road Test: 2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor EV

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Ventilated Nappa leather is available for a luxury touch. What you can control is the excellent sound system that has Spotify downloaded and doesn’t require an account to use. Check with Polestar to see when Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM or AM radio are expected to be downloaded.

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Qualcomm Automotive Solutions to power next-gen infotainment for Volkswagen vehicles; Snapdragon 820A Processor, Snapdragon X12 & X5 LTE modems

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Volkswagen AG vehicles featuring the Snapdragon 820A processor are expected to be available in 2019, while vehicles utilizing Snapdragon X12 and X5 LTE modems are expected to be available in 2018. Both modems have been designed with leading LTE connectivity to support fast downloads, swift application performance, as well as provide enhanced thermal efficiency and optimized power consumption. At CES 2017, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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Renault and ADA launch the ‘Moov’in.Paris by Renault’ application; car-sharing for EVs

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The Moov’in.Paris application is available for download from the Apple Store and Google Play. The customer locates an available vehicle nearby, reserves it via the application and then has 15 minutes to access and connect to the vehicle via Bluetooth. Groupe Renault and ADA, a subsidiary of the Rousselet Group, are launching the Moov’In.Paris application, which will provide access to their free-floating car-sharing service for electric vehicles.

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ZTE and Deutsche Telekom develop second version of CarConnect smart adapter

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The new edition offers LTE with Cat-4 standard and transfer rates of up to 150 Mbit/s in downloads. The product will be available from September 2019 from Telekom and many Bosch Car Service garages, among others. ZTE, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, has developed a new CarConnect smart adapter in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom. The device now appears in a completely revised version.

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Toyota plans to develop in-house automotive software platform by 2025

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Toyota also plans to extend the software to its affiliate companies, and might even make it available to other developers, according to Nikkei Asia : “Toyota aims to put Arene in its own vehicles by 2025.

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GENIVI Alliance to demonstrate Remote Vehicle Interaction at Connected Car Expo

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It is among the first automotive connectivity software that is freely downloadable for anyone interested in assisting major automotive manufacturers to quickly develop the next generation of connected features. The featured Jaguar XJ is the most recent example of how GENIVI technology is increasingly being validated by worldwide deployment, with global availability from major Tier One suppliers and with cars on the road on most continents.

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