Volkswagen Group PhD Event; e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts

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At the Volkswagen Group’s PhD Event 2016, some 600 specialist visitors informed themselves about current research work. The project is focused on topics such as e-mobility, connectivity and new mobility concepts. Experienced specialists, young scientists and the professors supervising their work exchanged views at exhibition stands and exhibits, in 22 specialist presentations and during specially themed tours on “electrification”, “connectivity” and “shaping the future”.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils new Sprinter; focus on connectivity; electric drive in 2019; realizing adVANce

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Benz unveiled the latest generation of its successful Sprinter model at an event held at a logistics center in the Duisburg, Germany docks. Benz Cars, at the event. Our new Sprinter is the first van of a new type – a fully connected integral system solution. Mercedes?Benz

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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. 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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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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Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center launches 5-year, $35M program on autonomous and connected vehicle technologies

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The new research effort, named CSRC Next, will focus on the challenges and opportunities of autonomous and connected vehicle technologies over the next decade. CSRC is working with the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) and Toyota Connected (TC). As part of CSRC Next, the ECG data collected from in-hospital and in-vehicle subjects will be trained with machine learning models to detect and predict the in-vehicle occurrence of cardiac events.

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USDOT holding next Connected Vehicle PlugFest in November

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) will hold its next Connected Vehicle PlugFest in Novi, Michigan, 15-18 November 2016. These events provide a venue for vendor-to-vendor connected vehicle device testing as needed to develop certification services for multi-vendor connected vehicle networks.

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BMW Connected North America makes its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016; powered by Azure

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BMW Connected, a new personal mobility companion, made its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft’s developer conference, last week. For this first version of BMW Connected, journey management is the core service, with travel-planning before a trip and continued services afterward.

2016 78

Codha Wirelss and Autotalks partnering on connected vehicles

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Autotalks, supplier of automotive-grade V2X communication processors and RF transceivers, and Cohda Wireless, provider of V2X - Vehicle-to-Vehicle, Vehicle-to-Infrastructure, and CAV - Connected Autonomous Vehicles software, announced a partnership at ITS World Congress 2016 in Melbourne. At the event, Cohda Wireless will demonstrate the V2X reference system consisting of the Autotalks PANGAEA platform and Cohda Wireless’ V2X software.

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Fifth DOT connected vehicle PlugFest in August

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The USDOT will hold its fifth Connected Vehicle PlugFest on 5-7 August 2014, in Farmington Hills, Michigan. PlugFests provide venues for vendor-to-vendor connected vehicle device testing to help ensure that devices and systems meet the base standard requirements and level of interoperability necessary for the Southeast Michigan Connected Vehicle Test Bed Deployment 2014 Project. Subsequent events have been in the Detroit area and Pal Alto, CA.

2014 65

GM publishes “Blue Paper” on sustainable urban mobility; integrating input from Sustainable Urban Mobility events in Shanghai

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Electrification, connectivity and creative design are key components of the technology solutions. Align government tax, regulatory, and procurement policies to support the vision of connected electrically driven vehicles.

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Renault launches new version of My Renault connected app; direct connection to vehicle for remote access to services and car functions

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Renault is launching a new version of the MY Renault application, which now connects directly to the vehicle. The new MY Renault vehicle-connected services are compatible with the R-LINK, R-LINK Evolution and R-LINK 2 multimedia systems. The release of the new MY Renault application is a milestone event in rollout of new connected-car services that enable customers to configure their own individual mobility practices.

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Continental to demonstrate dynamic eHorizon technology during CES; Connected Energy Management and Blind Curve Warning

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Continental will show with two use cases based on dynamic eHorizon technology—Connected Energy Management and Blind Curve Warning—how data from the cloud can predict the road ahead, ultimately reducing fuel consumption and making vehicles safer. 48 Volt EcoDrive with Connected Energy Management. Connecting our 48 Volt System to the cloud allows us to unleash a huge potential for fuel savings. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Safety V2X Vehicle System

Ford opens new Silicon Valley research center; focus on connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, big data

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Ford has opened its new Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s work in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

2015 78

Zenuity and Ericsson parter on connected cloud platform for self-driving cars

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Zenuity, a software development company focused on Advanced Driver Assistance Support (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) systems announced a collaboration with Ericssonto launch Zenuity Connected Cloud - Powered by Ericsson. This new platform will utilize Ericsson’s technology infrastructure to provide a suite of vehicle-connected services that can be customized by the OEM based on their AD/ADAS needs.

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Honda opens new Silicon Valley facility to advance connected mobility; refreshed 2016 Accord; Honda Xcelerator

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Current areas of focus include connected mobility; novel human-machine interfaces; supporting app developers through initiatives such as Honda Developer Studio; and computer science research for vehicle intelligence. At the event, Honda also demonstrated several advanced technologies under three distinct themes: Future Technology, Open Innovation and Honda Dreams. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Research Vehicle Manufacturers

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HARMAN introduces range of connected vehicle technologies and Microsoft partnership at CES

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HARMAN International Industries made a number of connected vehicle technology announcements during CES 2016 last week, including a connected car computing platform, demonstrated in the Rinspeed Σtos concept car; an advanced navigation system with live data fusion; an open cloud-based software delivery system; and a new partnership with Microsoft. Connected car computing platform. Phil Eyler, president, HARMAN Connected Car Division. Connected Infotainment.

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MEMA partners with Auto-ISAC to address cybersecurity risks associated with connected and automated vehicles

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Many of MEMA’s members already participate directly in the Auto-ISAC where they share cybersecurity information, but this special relationship ensures members, across all of MEMA’s divisions, are engaged as the industry tackles the complex security issues associated with connected and automated vehicles.

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More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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In addition to the battery, the BMW Group also developed numerous battery system components including specific components which ensure the interconnection of the cells themselves as well as the connection between the battery system and the vehicle. Cutaway of the BMW i3. Click to enlarge.

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AVnu Alliance, Cisco and TTTech to host Deterministic Ethernet Forum for in-vehicle networking

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Confirmed keynotes at the event include presentations by Altera, Audi, AVnu Alliance, Cisco, Delphi, GE, KUKA, NXP, Renesas and Vestas. Conferences and other events Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Vehicle Systems

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Renesas Electronics introduces new software packages to improve security and safety of connected cars

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Renesas Electronics announced new software packages for the R-Car automotive computing platform to improve security and safety capabilities for next-generation connected cars. The software packages implement embedded optimized virtualization technology that enables embedded systems to have—in a single system—security features that protect the car from external threats, and functional safety features that assure continued safe operation even in the event of failures.

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TransWiseway and IBM partnering to build largest connected vehicles platform in China; Internet of Vehicles

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to build the largest connected vehicles platform in China. TransWiseway teamed with IBM to design an Internet of Vehicles (IoV) platform to connect millions of trucks as well as tens of millions of devices and sensors from vehicles. Using IBM Internet of Things technologies, the trucks and vehicles are connected to the Internet as well as with each other on this single IoV platform. The new IoV platform is expected to connect with 1.5

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Ford CEO: Ford to focus on 5 key areas of innovation: mobility, autonomy, connectivity, customer experience and performance

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In a pre-Christmas media event, Ford president and CEO Mark Fields said while 2014 was a good year for the company, 2015 has the potential to be a “ breakthrough year ”. In moving forward on that, Fields said, Ford will focus on five key areas of innovation: mobility, autonomy, connectivity, customer experience and performance. Our vision for connectivity, it’s all about helping people stay connected.

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BMW showcasing urban mobility connectivity applications at ITS World Congress

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traffic management data such as information about temporary disruptions (roadworks) or events and strategic diversion recommendation accessible to navigation systems and to take this into account in route planning. Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) SafetyThe BMW Group is showcasing developments from BMW ConnectedDrive at the ITS World Congress this week in Vienna under the slogan “BMW Urban Mobility”.

Battelle, COTA demonstrating connected vehicle applications on buses

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Engineers from Battelle Memorial Institute, working with the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) as part of the United States Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Connected Vehicle research program, have developed and are demonstrating a forward-collision-avoidance system for buses. Battelle is also working on similar connected commercial vehicle safety applications for Class 8 trucks (Connected Commercial Vehicle program). Ann Arbor is the culminating event.

BorgWarner suggests Valve-Event Modulated Boost system can offer 6-17% fuel economy benefit over already downsized and turbocharged engines

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The VEMB system uses a concentric camshaft, blow-down manifold and scavenge manifold to separate the exhaust event into two phases: high-energy blow-down to the turbo without pumping losses, and high-hydrocarbon scavenge to the EGR system. The concentric camshaft features one set of lobes connected to the phaser sprocket, and a second set next to it is connected to phaser. 2010) Valve-Event Modulated Boost System, SAE Technical Paper 2010-01-1222 doi: 10.4271/2010-01-1222.

ABI: 5G to be unifying connectivity technology for future cars; enabling V2X

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By 2025, 67 million automotive 5G vehicle subscriptions will be active—three million of which will be low latency connections mainly deployed in autonomous and driverless cars. V2X is a key requirement for the connected and autonomous vehicle of the future. It is closely linked to the concept of cooperative mobility, allowing vehicles to exchange both status and event information with each other via reliable, low-latency communication technologies.

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IBM and NXP report first results of connected vehicle pilot in Dutch city of Eindhoven

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The trial demonstrated how the connected car automatically shares braking, acceleration and location data that can be analyzed by the central traffic authority to identify and resolve road network issues. With greater connectivity, today’s automobiles generate a vast amount of data that can be used to enhance the driving experience, while improving traffic condition and road safety. Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS IBM and NXP Semiconductors N.V.

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Audi showcases Connect technology

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The spotlight may have fallen on the Geneva Motor Show – but it as at the CeBIT event in Hanover that Audi has chosen to showcase its Audi Connect banner. The aim of Audi Connect is to link the vehicle and the driver together; as well as with the internet; infrastructure; and with other vehicles. [.]. Audi Green cars Latest news Audi A3 Audi Connect green cars vehicle to vehicle communications

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Honda demonstrates advanced vehicle-to-pedestrian and vehicle-to-motorcycle connected vehicle safety technologies

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Honda also has been conducting advanced research into Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) systems and is a partner in the Connected Vehicle Safety Pilot Program conducted by the US Department of Transportation, including the Department’s Safety Pilot Model Deployment test program, currently underway in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Connected vehicles Safety

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DRIVE C2X presents results of large-scale connected vehicle field testing in Europe

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This alert prepares the driver for the impending event so that the driver can already start to slow down the vehicle, if appropriate. Connected vehicles Europe Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Safety V2X In Berlin, the DRIVE C2X consortium is presenting the results of the field operational tests (FOTs) on vehicle-to-vehicle (V2X or C2X) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I or C2I) technologies (collectively V2X or C2X) in Europe. Earlier post.)

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UR:BAN research project gives mid-term update on advanced driver assistance systems, connected vehicles

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Partners in Germany’s UR:BAN research consortium recently gave a mid-term status report on the three major component projects in an event at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) in Braunschweig, Germany. At the midterm event, object detection was demonstrated along with free space or generic object detection using grids. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Urban mobility V2X

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GM promoting DSRC for connected vehicle (V2X) technology development in China

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The Chinese government is soliciting advice on the development of its V2X (connected vehicle) communication protocol. To move toward the world of V2X, it is essential for China to allocate the spectrum for intelligent connected vehicles. Leveraging the development of connected vehicle systems based on DSRC in other markets will save time and money in China. General Motors is promoting the adoption of dedicated short range communications (DSRC) in China.

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Sprint using IBM MessageSight in connected vehicle platform

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Sprint is the first mobile carrier to use IBM MessageSight, a full-featured messaging appliance specifically designed for machine to machine (M2M) and mobile environments, to deliver a more personalized, responsive connected car experience. The connected car is part of the M2M space being targeted by mobile carriers such as Sprint. This new architecture enhances the Sprint Velocity platform by simplifying and speeding the delivery of connected car services.

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DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. Transportation Safety is the DOT’s top stated priority for the connected vehicle environment. Connected vehicles

Visteon presenting connected cockpit concept collaboration with Renault at CES; open architecture approach

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Visteon Corporation will present its new connected cockpit electronics solution developed in collaboration with Renault at the 2014 International CES next week in Las Vegas. Unveiled at the LeWeb’13 Paris event in December, Visteon’s cockpit demonstrator offers an insight into ways drivers and passengers can interact with autonomous driving features for driver delegation.

2014 65

GE Energy launches fully networked Wattstation and Wattstation Connect software; pay by smartphone

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GE’s WattStation Connect for mobile device users. GE Energy’s Industrial Solutions business unveiled the new WattStation and WattStation Connect software at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit, Mich. Click to enlarge.

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Volkswagen to invest ~$18B in China through 2022 on e-mobility, autonomy, digitalization, mobility services; new JAC-VW electric SUV

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FAW-Volkswagen is building an intelligent network-connected ecosystem that will provide users with a safe, convenient and personalized experience. At the event, JAC Volkswagen unveiled its first product, SOL E20X. and intelligent connectivity.

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Mazda takes car connectivity to next generation

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Audi working with Sierra Wireless for LTE-based connected vehicle system

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Audi is using Sierra Wireless AirPrime embedded wireless modules to help develop and test an LTE-connected infotainment system. ( LTE = Long Term Evolution for higher speed wireless communication.)

Tokyo Tech, Fujitsu achieve 120 Gbps wireless transmission with new CMOS chip

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Conventionally, base stations have been connected by optical fiber. Connected vehicles WirelessTokyo Tech and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

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