Ricardo report supports vehicle to infrastructure connectivity deployment

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Momentum is growing for wider scale deployment of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication technologies in both vehicles and road infrastructure. Connected vehicles Market Background V2X

2020 78

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

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Available as of today in PaaS (platform as a service) mode, the platform is dedicated to solving vehicle manufacturers’ greatest challenges currently not being addressed by the market. The second key differentiator is end-user management, for which most connected car platforms come unequipped.

2020 88

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%.

2020 126

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

2020 83

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. In addition to a refined user interface, the upgraded Bluelink offers a range of new benefits and services for Hyundai customers, including Connected Routing, Last Mile Navigation and live parking information, and a new user profile feature. Connected Routing. One kilometer before the vehicle arrives at its destination, a parking icon pops up on the screen.

2020 74

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. 5GAA members including BMW Group, Daimler, Deutsche Telekom, Fraunhofer Institutes FOKUS and ESK, Ford, Huawei, Jaguar Land Rover, Nokia, Qualcomm and Vodafone, demonstrated C-V2X Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) and Vehicle-to- Network (V2N) applications. Connected vehicles CV2X

2019 100

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.

2020 117

Honda establishes Hynex Mobility Service JV in China; connected services

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Hynex Mobility Service will strive to advance connected services and offer new value users can enjoy through their connected experiences, while placing the primary focus on Honda CONNECT, Honda’s on-board connected system. Honda has been accelerating advancements in the areas of electrification and ICV (Intelligent Connected Vehicles). China is a key market for Honda, accounting for majority of its vehicle sales volume.

2020 68

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

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In a study published in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles , they reported that an increased number of CAVs communicating and coordinating driving activity stabilize traffic flow and, depending on the traffic volume, can reduce fuel use by more than 40%.

2018 122

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. For example, connected vehicles provide high-frequency (e.g., The proposed models reconstruct the missing location-duration-path choices for individual connected vehicles. Connected vehicles

2019 101

Texas DOT to form connected and automated vehicle task force

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The Texas Department of Transportation is going to create a Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) Task Force to become a central point for CAV advancement in Texas. We look forward to furthering these important efforts as connected and autonomous vehicles become reality. TxDOT has had a keen interest in the progress of autonomous vehicles as they have the potential to greatly reduce crashes and improve roadway safety over time.

2019 79

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

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DENSO Corporation (DENSO) and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) will begin validating their jointly developed Vehicle Security Operation Center (V-SOC) technology for monitoring and analyzing vehicle’s security status from January 2020. Connected vehicles Security

2019 78

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 Digital Key is a standardized ecosystem that enables mobile devices to store, authenticate, and share Digital Keys for vehicles in a secure, privacy-preserving way that works everywhere. delivers a standardized and secure method for vehicle owners to use their own mobile device as their digital key and it supports multiple usage models. Vehicle access, start, mobilization, and more.

2020 77

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. By then, 5G connected cars will make up more than 75% of the total C-V2X equipped cars. These numbers underline the huge momentum for cellular connectivity, and particularly 5G, in the automotive sector.

2020 81

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

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The future of just-in-time vehicle services and support has arrived in Japan in the form of two well-known Toyota vehicles—the Crown, the volume nameplate’s flagship passenger vehicle—and the Corolla Sport—the all-new hatchback version of the Corolla—launched just this year.

2018 90

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

2019 89

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 74

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. This group, which consists of European automotive suppliers, contributes to the development of new UNECE assessment methods for automated vehicles. In addition to CLEPA, NVIDIA also works with key international organizations formulating standards and regulations for automated vehicles. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Europe Standards

2019 84

U Mich team uses windshield wipers on connected vehicles to produce high-accuracy rainfall maps

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Researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, have produced improved rainfall estimates by combining weather radar with windshield wiper observations from connected vehicles. Windshield wiper measurements from connected vehicles correct these uncertainties by providing precise information about the timing and location of rainfall. Moreover, many new vehicles come equipped with optical rain sensors that enable direct measurement of rainfall intensities.

2019 86

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

New #NEMA standard to enable coexistence of C-V2X & DSRC for connected vehicle roadside infrastructure

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A new National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Standard will harmonize and could accelerate deployment of connected vehicle roadside infrastructure technology, according to a preview of the Standard presented at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia (ITSGA) Annual Meeting in Athens, GA. The NEMA Connected Vehicle Infrastructure Technical Committee is currently drafting the Standard and is expected to be finished by the end of 2019.

2019 64

Connected Signals launches cloud-based V2I systems

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Connected Signals, Inc. The company, a leading provider of predictive real-time traffic signal information, has developed a proprietary vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology that is a cloud-based, centralized system connecting vehicles to traffic signals, and providing prioritization of buses, pedestrians, EMS vehicles, and others. —Matt Ginsberg, CEO and co-founder of Connected Signals. Connected vehicles V2X

2019 73

Groupe PSA and Huawei showcase their first connected vehicle

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The DS 7 CROSSBACK is the first Groupe PSA vehicle using the PSA IoT “Connected Vehicle Modular Platform” (CVMP) and equipped with Huawei technology for new connected services. DS 7 CROSSBACK is the first tangible result of the partnership announced in November 2017 between Huawei and Groupe PSA covering all of the Group’s connected vehicles. Groupe PSA built the CVMP for its connected vehicles using Huawei’s OceanConnect IoT platform.

2018 64

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). Autotalks will work with other CMC members to help realize the vision of a uniform motorcycle platform for V2M (Vehicle-to-Motorcycle) communication. CMC is a collaboration between manufacturers, suppliers, researchers and associations to make motorcycles part of the future connected mobility.

2018 73

ABI: connected car market will endure a 15% shipment decline, flat revenues in 2020; sales return on trend early 2022

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After years of consistent growth, the connected vehicle industry will face a 15% decline in shipments and flat revenues in 2020, according to projections by ABI Research, a global tech market advisory firm. ABI Research expects 115 million global connected car shipments, and a market value of US$83 billion in 2025. In the US, 91% of new vehicles sold in 2020 will be connected, against 51% in Asia-Pacific and 37% in Latin America.

2020 64

KDDI, AT&T to connect Toyota and Lexus vehicles in US with 4G LTE starting in the fall

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Toyota and Lexus are bringing connected car capabilities to their vehicles in the United States. Toyota Motor North America, KDDI and AT&T will collaborate to enable 4G LTE connectivity for all new model Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks. This will start with 2020 model year vehicles in the fall of 2019, across all 50 states. The ecosystem will build on the joint Global Communications Platform announced by Toyota and KDDI in 2016 to support car connectivity.

2019 82

U Alabama study finds LTE C-V2N and DSRC connected vehicle latency approximately equivalent for infrastructure messages

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A side-by-side comparison of connected vehicle technology at 85 traffic signals in the Tuscaloosa, AL area showed that latency in delivering safety messages from roadside units (RSUs) to vehicles via dedicated short range radios (DSRC) and LTE cellular (C-V2N) was “approximately equivalent,” according to a study by the University of Alabama. Aftermarket OBUs cost upwards of $1,000 and usually require modification of the vehicle. Connected vehicles CV2X

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

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The research team analyzed the movements of cars on Manhattan streets with varying numbers of lanes, including how they get around stalled vehicles and found they could apply a physics approach to what they observed. 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.

2019 69

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.

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. In dense urban areas, electric vehicle penetration could reach 50%.

2016 78

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. Integrated into a CAN-BUS accessible ECU, telematics controller or infotainment unit, ECUSHIELD continuously monitors the vehicle while identifying new threats. Connected vehicles Security

2016 97

Savari selected as major V2X technology provider for USDOT’s connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa

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to equip the majority of vehicles with its V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) connected car technology for the USDOT connected vehicle roll-out in Tampa. Tampa becomes the first city to feature Savari’s innovative and life-saving connected car technology following the US Department of Transportation’s new rule for car-to-car communications. Additional DOT connected car deployments are scheduled for New York City and a portion of I-80 in Wyoming this year.

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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

2020 70

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. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Security Wireless

2018 69

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.

2018 65

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

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Hyundai will feature this new in-vehicle network in their premium 2019 vehicles. In 2016, Cisco and Hyundai reported plans to develop a vehicle with a new approach to communication. The companies said they would create a flexible and more secure platform that would offer a path to innovate and build on smart-vehicle solutions. Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) architecture. This new, in-vehicle network sets the stage for adaptive technologies.

2018 70

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

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The vision of a connected vehicle infrastructure test bed for Eco-Drive brought together two independent projects funded by the California Air Resources Board and the California Energy Commission. Connected vehicles Heavy-duty

2019 70

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

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launched Texas’ first grid-tied vehicle-to-grid (V2G) testing center at its lab in Austin, turning electric vehicles into a dispatchable load shaving tool for the municipally-owned electric utility, Austin Energy. As electric vehicle sales increase, more and more families have an energy storage system parked in their garage. Deployed throughout a service area, V2G technology could allow utilities to knit together electric vehicles to act as a virtual, on-demand power plant.

2019 113

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. Currently, it consists of four components: dashboard, smart rearview mirror, infotainment and an in-vehicle robot.

2018 60

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. Currently, it consists of four components: dashboard, smart rearview mirror, infotainment and an in-vehicle robot.

2018 60

New IBM cloud service for connected vehicles

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IBM is introducing a new IBM Cloud-based service to help automakers turn driver and vehicle data into actionable insights for predictive vehicle maintenance, real-time diagnostics on engine trouble,and to guide drivers to the most efficient traffic routes. By 2020, 90% of new cars will be equipped with extensive connectivity services, according to some projections.

2015 79

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. Communication between cars and fixed infrastructure is also expected, and even the ways in which communication between smartphones and vehicles could be utilized to improve road safety is being considered. Connected vehicles Vehicle SystemsNavigation systems regularly update their maps and show directions using satellite data and drivers make phone calls while driving.

2018 84

Gemalto and Faraday Future work together to deploy secure, connected vehicles

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Alongside connectivity, security has been a key issue in both development and deployment, especially given the complexity of the car itself. In the future of autonomous cars and smart cities, the PKI system will prevent hackers from intercepting data passed to other cars, garages, parking meters or other connected infrastructure. Car manufacturers must design for security, otherwise the promise of connected cars becomes vulnerable.

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