Live trial of 5G connected car concept in Virginia

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The connected car concept uses this high-speed and edge computing technology to communicate with car sensors and pedestrian smartphones, via a user-authorized mobile app—about traffic hazards such as accidents and road construction—for pedestrian and in-vehicle driver safety and efficient navigation. This live international trial tackled one of the more technical challenges of making the connected car concept a daily reality.

Commsignia connects bicycles to V2X ecosystem with Spoke

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Spoke is building on Commsignia’s more than a decade worth of experience in V2X to connect its users to the digital road safety ecosystem with proven technologies. Commsignia’s portfolio includes V2X hardware equipment for all types of vehicles, integration of roadside sensors to provide non-connected users access to the benefits of the V2X ecosystem, all the way to managing V2X devices and collecting anonymized data. Connected vehicles E-bikes Personal Transit Safety V2X

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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. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems HMI Vehicle Manufacturers

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Ford introducing new connected fleet management tools for electric fleets

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Ford Commercial Solutions, a division of Ford, is dedicated to helping fleets improve their operational effectiveness by offering manufacturer-grade connected vehicle data and information verified by Ford engineers. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Fleets Market Background

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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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Ford F-150 Lightning delivers more horsepower, more payload capacity, more range; cloud-connected Intelligent Range and Trailer Profile

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Connected vehicles Electric (Battery Ford F-150 Lightning customers will benefit from more power and capability than they expected from their trucks. F-150 Lightning, the only full-size electric pickup available now with a starting price less than $40,000, will begin to ship to customers in the coming days, starting with the Pro Series.

Audi joins Spoke Safety, Qualcomm, Commsignia to help protect bicyclists through connected technology

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Audi of America is working with Spoke, a mobility platform for safety, connectivity, and rich rider experiences; Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.; million vehicles, work zones, railway crossings, bicycles, and other devices that will be able to connect using C-V2X by 2023.

Mercedes-Benz wins landmark road monitoring program in the Netherlands; connected vehicle data

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The raw material for this is anonymized data from car-to-X or other systems from intelligent, connected Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Connected vehicles Infrastructure Market Background Safety

VinFast vehicles to be cloud-connected using Cerence Connected Vehicle Digital Twin (CCVDT) platform

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Cerence and VinFast announced that VinFast vehicles will be cloud-connected using the Cerence Connected Vehicle Digital Twin (CCVDT) platform.

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

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The second key differentiator is end-user management, for which most connected car platforms come unequipped. Last, IoV Connect offers a fully re-brandable service for onboard Wi-Fi and infotainment, complete with marketing and end-user support services: Ubigi.

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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.

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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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EV Connect introduces flexible EV charging solution designed for fleets

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EV Connect announced the general availability of its Fleet Charging Management Platform. EV Connect offers a charging network service and software platform that employs innovations in remote management and analytics capabilities to provide reliable and consistent charging site operation.

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

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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. Lincoln vehicles will introduce next-generation technology that helps the brand create always-on relationships with clients, offering more connected vehicle experiences through a new tech stack. The Lincoln Intelligence System will allow for the creation of more connected, sensory experiences.

Honda and Google to collaborate on in-vehicle connected services

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Honda and Google have agreed to integrate Google’s in-vehicle connected service into an all-new model that will come to market in the second half of 2022 in North America. By seamlessly connecting mobility and people’s daily lives through the collaboration between Honda’s connected technologies and Google’s advanced technologies, Honda says it will offer in-vehicle solutions that better suit the needs of customers. Connected vehicles Market Background

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Ricardo report supports vehicle to infrastructure connectivity deployment

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Increased communication and connectivity between vehicle and infrastructure has the potential to create significant benefit, not only to vehicle users, but also through wide-ranging societal benefits that will positively impact the economy, community mobility and the environment.

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State Farm and Ford team up to introduce usage-based insurance to new connected vehicle owners

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State Farm and Ford launched Drive Safe & Save Connected Car for customers with eligible connected Ford or Lincoln vehicles, to benefit from usage-based insurance (UBI). State Farm customers with eligible connected vehicles can opt into the State Farm UBI program, Drive Safe & Save , which adjusts premiums to an individual vehicle’s mileage and customer driving behavior. Behavior Connected vehicles Market Background

Initial positive results of C-V2X connected school zone and buses pilot; now fine-tuning

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have completed a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) connected school zone and buses technology initial deployment ( earlier post ). Connected vehicles CV2X Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) SafetyAudi of America and partners Applied Information, Blue Bird, Fulton Co.

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.

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). CMC is a collaboration between manufacturers, suppliers, researchers and associations to make motorcycles part of the future connected mobility. Connected vehicles Safety V2X

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NYC Connected Vehicle Pilot uses an innovative approach to verify location accuracy in the city’s urban canyons

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Location accuracy is a key requirement for the Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilots as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies are deployed in the field in larger quantities. Connected vehicles Mapping Sensors

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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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Stellantis, Foxconn to form JV to develop breakthrough digital cockpits and personalized connected services

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The combination is intended to position Mobile Drive at the forefront of global efforts to deliver a new frontier of in-cabin information and entertainment capabilities, seamlessly connected inside and outside the vehicles in which they are installed. 5G AI Connected vehicles HMI Market Background Vehicle ManufacturersStellantis NV and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Foxconn), together with its subsidiary FIH Mobile Ltd., (FIH)

Eneco to install 240 charging connections this year at Albert Heijn supermarkets in the Netherlands and Belgium; 2,000 by 2025

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Before the end of this year, 120 rapid charging stations with a total of 240 charging connections will be available for customers of the supermarket chain to charge their cars. By 2025, Albert Heijn will have at least 2,000 charging connections.

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

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Hyundai Motor Group to launch NVIDIA DRIVE connected car infotainment and AI platform across all future Hyundai, Kia & Genesis models; ccOS

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Hyundai Motor Group and NVIDIA announced the roll-out of the NVIDIA DRIVE connected car platform across all new models from Hyundai, Kia and Genesis from 2022 onwards. ccOS also incorporates an integrated architecture for a new connected car service platform (ccSP).

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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 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. Connected vehicles HMI Standardsspecification is finalized and now available to CCC members.

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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). Neusoft is a key local companion to Honda which will help it to offer new value through connected services in China.

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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. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Market Background Regulations Safety

WorldAutoSteel, Ricardo unveil design for connected, autonomous steel vehicle

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Steel E-Motive, an initiative of WorldAutoSteel, the automotive group of the World Steel Association and its engineering partner Ricardo unveiled the exterior styling vision for their fully autonomous ride-hailing, ride-sharing vehicle designed to showcase the benefits of using steel for global mobility-as-a-service.

Stellantis tests two new connected safety notification technologies in North America

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Stellantis is exploring two new connected safety notification technologies—Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Safety Cloud—in North America, giving drivers advanced notification warnings of potential hazards in their path. Greater connectivity speeds, improved hardware and expanded software expertise have opened new opportunities for Stellantis with safety systems being one of the many areas we focus on. Connected vehicles Safety Testing

Long Beach, Mercedes-Benz partner to improve urban mobility through connected vehicle data

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The public-private project will span a period of 10 months and will include: Testing an intelligent intersection control system to safely adapt traffic signal timing at select intersections; Data analysis from connected test vehicle fleets and existing physical sensors around the city to provide information that may improve future transportation policy and traffic engineering decisions; and. Connected vehicles Market Background

DOE awarding $209M to 26 national lab projects; EVs, batteries and connected vehicles

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $209 million in funding to 26 new national laboratory projects focusing on electric vehicles, advanced batteries and connected vehicles. Batteries Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Solid-stateThe US currently relies heavily on importing advanced battery components from abroad, which exposes the nation to supply chain vulnerabilities that threaten to disrupt the availability and cost of these technologies.

Porsche updates the Taycan; more range, more connectivity, more colors

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If there is enough space, the driver can start the parking process via the Porsche Connect app and then get out of the vehicle.

Jupiter: cars with embedded connectivity to reach 200M by 2025; eSIMs and 5G

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A new study from Juniper Research projects that the number of vehicles with embedded connectivity will reach 200 million globally by 2025, rising from 110 million in 2020. The incorporation of eSIMs (embedded SIM) into the vehicle will enable operators to leverage their existing network infrastructure to claim $3 billion of additional service revenue by 2025, by acting as an M2M (Machine-to-Machine) connectivity provider. 5G Connected vehicles Forecasts Market Background

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DOE providing $200M over 5 years for EV, battery and connected vehicle projects

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced $200 million in funding over the next five years for electric vehicles, batteries, and connected vehicles projects at DOE national labs and new DOE partnerships to support electric vehicles innovation. Batteries Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

HARMAN acquiring Savari to bolster solutions in automotive infrastructure and connected safety

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focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, is acquiring substantially all the assets of Savari, Inc., The integration of connected cars, cities and devices is only possible through a comprehensive software and hardware stack including sensors, 5G connectivity, edge computing and more. 5G Connected vehicles Market Background V2XHARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,

Volvo Trucks introduces route planning and connected technology tools to support customers in scaling electromobility solutions

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The new route planning and connected technology tools are designed to help customers maximize performance capabilities and benefits of the zero-tailpipe emission Volvo VNR Electric model.

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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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. It will also build on legislation passed by the 85 th Legislature related to how connected and autonomous vehicles can operate in the Lone Star State. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles

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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. In the future, we’re going to have more connected vehicles.

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Electrify America taps into connected home charging

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