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. 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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ABI Research forecasts 83M 5G C-V2X connected cars by 2035

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According to recent figures published by global tech advisory firm ABI Research, a total of 41 million 5G connected cars will already be on roads by 2030. That number will rise to 83 million 5G connected cars by 2035. We can then expect the first 5G connected cars on the roads in 2022.

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SwRI-led team achieves 20% improvement in vehicle fuel efficiency with connectivity, automation; ARPA-E NEXTCAR

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A team led by Southwest Research Institute has applied connectivity and automation to achieve a 20% improvement in efficiency on a 2017 Toyota Prius Prime. Vehicle connectivity and automation are already being used to effectively improve vehicle safety and driver convenience.

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Electrify America taps into connected home charging

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The HomeStation is part of. Electrify America is expanding its focus from public charging to the place most EV drivers charge the most—at home.

EV Connect pilots first V2G charging project in the Midwest

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EV Connect, a California-based software-as-a-service company, is collaborating with the Indiana-based Battery Innovation Center (BIC) and Energy Systems Network (ESN) to deploy Indiana’s first large-scale Vehicle-to-Grid capable charging system to support school bus fleet, HD truck, and other customer segment applications. EV Connect provides its electric vehicle charging management solution and 500 kW bi-directional bus-scale superchargers from Rhombus.

Lincoln to introduce first EV next year; full portfolio of connected and electrified vehicles by 2030

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This is part of the company’s Ford+ plan and Ford Motor Company’s planned investment of more than $30 billion in electrification by 2025. Lincoln also plans to expand its portfolio of personalized experiences, using the Lincoln Way app to deliver an enhanced suite of connected services as it prepares for an electrified future. The Lincoln Intelligence System will allow for the creation of more connected, sensory experiences.

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). By joining CMC, Autotalks becomes part of an industry-wide effort to have motorcycles be a part of the C-ITS conversation which will significantly contribute to their safety on the road. Connected vehicles Safety V2X

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LG Chem to invest $5.3B in battery materials by 2025; part of $8.8B investment in new growth engines

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The investment is part of a 10 trillion KRW (US$8.8 Radiant adhesive connects EV battery modules and enables emitting heat generated in the battery cell to the outside, while also fixing the battery cell against external impact and vibration. LG Chem will invest 6 trillion KRW (US$5.3

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Virginia Tech Transportation Inst. investigating adaptive stop/yield traffic signs; part of connected vehicle research

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The project directly ties into the institute’s growing endeavor into connected-vehicle technology. This is part of our initial efforts to integrate more revolutionary safety concepts with the growing field of connected-vehicle technology. Also part of the test were scenarios in which the automated sign technology was allowed to fail, leaving the test subject to act on their his or her own accord. VTTI test display for adaptive road signs. Click to enlarge.

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NTSB picks mandatory collision avoidance and connected vehicle technologies as one of most wanted transportation safety improvements

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The National Transportation Safety Board has released its 2021 – 2022 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements; one of the 10 items in the list was “Require Collision Avoidance and Connected Vehicle Technologies on All Vehicles”. Connected-vehicle technologies allow vehicles to relay important safety information to each other to avoid crashes. These should not just be options sold as part of expensive add-on packages.

Michigan, Cavnue to create corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles between Ann Arbor and Detroit

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an initiative to develop a first-of-its-kind corridor for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) designed to improve transportation for communities in Southeast Michigan. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Market Background Policy

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IMS launches Vehicle Data Exchange to provide complete connectivity service for accessing vehicle data

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IMS, one of the world’s top three providers of connected car data solutions to insurers, mobility operators and governments, launched the IMS Vehicle Data Exchange , a new service which provides live, real-time access to vehicle insights and mobility data from OEM-embedded hardware and any aftermarket device, including the only one-stop solution for all aftermarket connectivity options. Connected vehicles Market Background Telematics

Desktop Metal qualifies 4140 low-alloy steel for high-volume additive manufacturing of end-use parts with the Production System

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Desktop Metal is the first and only company to qualify 4140 low-alloy steel for use with metal binder jetting systems, enabling its use in mass production end-use part applications. million per year at a fully burdened part cost as low as $2.45.

MTU researchers develop optimization model to fill in the gaps in connected vehicle data

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Researchers at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have developed a data-driven optimization modeling framework to reconstruct the location-duration-path choices for the missing observations from incomplete data from connected vehicles. A paper on the work is published in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. For example, connected vehicles provide high-frequency (e.g., In the future, we’re going to have more connected vehicles. Connected vehicle

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BMW, Jaguar and Porsche invest in mobility startup Urgent.ly as part of $21M round; roadside assistance

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—a global digital roadside assistance platform—as part of a $21-million Series B round. s platform is connected to more than half of all US roadside operators covering more than 45,000 connected vehicles. All of these steps, including ETAs, provider tracking, communications and ratings are connected via Urgent.ly’s Connected vehicles Mobility services

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan. The hubs connect to other vehicles, including personal vehicles, which serve as “spokes” and are used for travel to nearby areas.

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Motherson Group collaborating with UBQ to bring carbon-negative thermoplastics into auto parts

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The companies are joining efforts to implement the carbon-negative UBQ thermoplastic ( earlier post ) into auto parts manufactured by Motherson Group for the automotive industry. Adding as little as 10% UBQ GHG to a part can immediately transform it into a carbon-neutral product.

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Hyundai Mobis, KT collaborating to develop connected vehicle systems using 5G and C-V2X

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have launched 5G communication in the Hyundai Mobis proving ground in Seosan, Chungcheongnam-do, and have begun to collaborate to develop connected vehicle technology by actively utilizing this network. KT built the infrastructure in the Seosan proving ground; Hyundai Mobis is the first Korea-based automotive parts maker to cooperate with a common carrier for development of the connected vehicle technology. 5G Autonomous driving Connected vehicles CV2X

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BMW Group spare parts logistics center piloting autonomous transport platforms

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The BMW Group’s worldwide spare parts logistics center in Dingolfing has recently started piloting autonomous transport platforms. The electrically powered AutoBox helps to move incoming spare parts efficiently from the freight dock to the warehouse. The aim of the AutoBox pilot project is to automate long distances in the Dynamics Center using the transport platform and to connect more distant parts of the building. Humans load the AutoBox with incoming parts.

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BMW i Ventures invests in data wrangler Trifacta as part of $100M round

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The BMW i Ventures investment is part of a $100-million capital raise that includes other new investors Telstra Ventures, Energy Impact Partners, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and ABN AMRO Digital Impact Fund. Autonomous driving Big Data Connected vehicles Market BackgroundBMW i Ventures announced an investment in Trifacta , a leader in data wrangling.

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NVIDIA to lead European working group on highly connected automated vehicles

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NVIDIA will lead the European Association of Automotive Suppliers ( CLEPA ) working group on highly connected automated vehicles. ISO 26262 is the functional safety standard for today’s vehicles, covering the car’s hardware and low levels of software, defining specifications for parts to avoid causing failures. NVIDIA is also the international lead for ISO 26262 Part 10, which provides guidance on how to implement the standard.

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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). 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.

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Honda begins making vital ventilator parts for Dynaflo

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The process was developed using production know-how from Honda’s experienced manufacturing associates, including parts tracking, build timing, quality checks and lot control. Stop the Spread connected Dynaflo to Honda and the two companies teamed up to meet this critical need for more portable ventilators. Honda has begun producing and delivering critical components for the production of much-needed ventilators to Dynaflo Inc. of Reading, Penn.

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SEAT implements self-driven robots to automate outdoor parts transport; ASTI Tribot with SLAM navigation

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SEAT is the first industrial manufacturer in Europe to have outdoor, automated guided vehicles (AGVs) with SLAM navigation (simultaneous localization and mapping), 4G connection and inductive charging for the batteries.

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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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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. Gerald Artner constructed an antenna box from carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer material which could be installed in the front part of the roof, close to the windshield. 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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HARMAN and Airbiquity announce first automotive-grade end-to-end intrusion detection solution for connected vehicles

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HARMAN International and Airbiquity, a provider of connected vehicle services, announced the first automotive grade end-to-end intrusion detection system (IDS) for connected vehicles at TU-Automotive Europe 2016 in Munich, Germany. Car hacking is a very real threat that will continue to increase as we move towards greater connectivity and autonomous vehicles, with more and more new technologies becoming part of the Internet of Things. Connected vehicles Security

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Wyoming Connected Vehicle Pilot determines appropriate tractor-trailer antenna placement and equipment configuration; avoiding DSRC shadow

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The WYDOT (Wyoming Department of Transportation) Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot is focusing on improving safety and mobility by creating new ways to communicate road and travel information to commercial truck drivers and fleet managers along the 402 miles of Interstate 80 (I-80) in the State. A part of this pilot includes equipping semis with connected vehicle onboard units (OBUs) and antennas to enable communication with other equipped vehicles and the infrastructure.

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 latest version of the “Audi MMI connect” smartphone app now also includes vehicle-specific services such as myCarManager. The car establishes a voice and data connection with the Audi Emergency Call Center and supplies important data such as the GPS coordinates, direction of travel and number of occupants.

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ENGIE New Ventures increases investment in 2nd-life battery company Connected Energy

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ENGIE New Ventures, the corporate venture fund of ENGIE, is participating in a new round of investment to further the development of Connected Energy. Based in the United Kingdom, Connected Energy uses end-of-life EV batteries to create energy storage systems. It is also matched by R&D grant from Innovate UK as part of the ENGIE and UKRI Clean Growth Innovation Fund. —Matthew Lumsden, CEO of Connected Energy.

ABB leads electrification and automation innovation as part of Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

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ABB has provided electrification, connected control and operations management systems, high-visualization and mobile operator workplaces as part of a global mining partnership to visualize a once-in-a-generation technology shift and reduce climate impact. ABB electrification and automation knowledge and solutions have been employed in a pioneering mine of the future project, which has ultimate ambitions to demonstrate zero carbon dioxide emissions and productivity increases of 50%.

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Daimler first automotive company to test UBQ’s climate-positive thermoplastic material in auto parts

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Daimler announced a trial and development partnership with Israeli cleantech company UBQ Materials to explore the use of UBQ’s climate-positive material in the production of automobile parts.

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BMW Group Plant Dingolfing testing autonomous, connected and intelligent logistics solutions; 5G trial network

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As part of a three-year research project supported by the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy, the BMW Group and three partner companies from Bavaria are exploring the possibilities for making BMW Group Plant Dingolfing a smart factory for logistics.

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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.,

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

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Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company will jointly develop new SUVs, and a small electric vehicle as part of several initiatives announced between the two companies. Building on the collaboration, Mahindra and Ford also announced plans to co-develop a suite of connected car solutions for consumers. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) India

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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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PSA Group, Ericsson, Orange partner on 5G connected car

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PSA Group, Ericsson and Orange have signed a partnership agreement to conduct pilots of 5G technology for automotive applications as part of the “Towards 5G” initiative. The “Towards 5G” connected car partnership aims to leverage 4G to 5G technology evolution to address connected vehicle requirements such as intelligent transport system (ITS) to improve road safety, new automotive and in-car services. Connected vehicles V2X

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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.

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Pecan Street launches Texas’ first grid-connected vehicle-to-grid research and testing center

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The V2G testing center is part of Austin SHINES , an Austin Energy project that is testing how energy storage at grid, commercial-, and residential applications-scale to help increase the penetration of solar energy to reduce peak demand, increase grid resiliency and achieve the City of Austin’s renewable energy and storage goals by 2027. Pecan Street’s V2G testing center is part of the Austin SHINES project and is the first in Texas.

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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. 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

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Michelin Vision concept wheel/tire: airless, connected, rechargeable, organic

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The concept tire—which combines the functions of wheel and tire—is airless, connected, rechargeable, customizable and organic, is both a wheel and a tire. The Vision tire combines 4 innovations: an organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials; a rechargeable tire printed in 3D, according to the level of wear and mobility needs; an airless tire enabled by its alveolar interior architecture; and a connected tire. Connected.

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Volvo Group collaborates with California stakeholders to showcase potential of connected vehicle technologies with a Volvo VNL

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In a coordinated effort to accommodate the ever-increasing demand for the transportation of goods while also reducing its impact on society, Volvo Group collaborated closely with several key California stakeholders to demonstrate Eco-Drive technology as part of its involvement in the Zero Emission Drayage Truck Demonstration Project. Connected vehicles Heavy-duty

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SEAT part of EU €1.6B Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) on Urban Mobility consortium

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The aim of the KIC on Urban Mobility is to stimulate European competitiveness, improve mobility and promote the appeal of cities by connecting communities and encouraging business innovation and re-imagining public spaces.

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