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Audi deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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The R&D center is part of Audi China, a 100% Audi AG daughter-company, and puts a strong focus on key future technologies such as connected car, piloted driving, new energy vehicles and digital services. We are determined to work with them on features for the connected car of the future.

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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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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.

Mazda takes car connectivity to next generation

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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.

Honda R&D using IBM Watson IoT technology for real-time monitoring and data analysis in F1 racers

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The solution can handle very high data throughput rates, up to millions of events or messages per second. With the rapid growth of the Internet of Things, by 2025, every car will be connected in some way exuding vast amounts of streaming data ranging from traffic updates to health of the vehicle, operations and more. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Internet of Things Racing Sensors

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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

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches new Vito in China; unveiling electric van of future this week

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In an event to be held this Wednesday at its “Van Innovation Campus” in Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz Vans will unveil its vision of the van of the future: connected and electrically powered. (In China Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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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.

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”.

Volkswagen unveils updated Golf; Millerized engines, semi-automated driving, digital cockpit and gesture control

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Volkswagen presented a major update of the Golf in an event at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg. The main focus is on a completely new generation of infotainment and connectivity. Front Assist is a system which warns the driver and brakes automatically in the event of an imminent collision.

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Continental showcases “Super Clean Electrified” connected, optimized 48V mild hybrid diesel; post-Eu6d

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In this way a minute amount of fuel can be injected into the cylinder after the combustion event. An additional significant reduction in emissions is achieved with the help of connected Energy Management (cEM). 48V Connected vehicles Diesel Emissions Engines Regulations

IBM patents cognitive system to manage self-driving vehicles

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IBM scientists have been granted a patent around a machine learning system that can dynamically shift control of an autonomous vehicle between a human driver and a vehicle control processor in the event of a potential emergency, providing a safety measure that can contribute to accident prevention.

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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.)

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.

Opinion: Enablers of disruption in transportation

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One of the most perceptible shifts in the automotive world is the rapid movement to connected vehicles (enabled by these microprocessors, software and sensors)—and the advent of different levels of autonomous driving. by Mike Millikin, editor, Green Car Congress.

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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

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.

Toyota Research Institute brings Prius Challenge to Sonoma Raceway; Onramp 2017

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Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced that Toyota is bringing the Prius Challenge to the Sonoma Raceway for the third iteration of its ongoing Onramp series, an innovation event designed to engage the startup and tech community. This is the third Onramp event sponsored by Toyota.

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Mitsubishi unveils new electric compact SUV concept; 400 km range

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The Mitsubishi eX Concept can be connected to a V2H device that allows the energy stored in the drive battery to supply enough electricity battery to power domestic appliances in an average household for four days. Connected car technology. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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.

ARPA-E awards $32M to 10 new projects to improve connected and automated vehicle efficiency

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The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $32 million in funding for 10 innovative projects as part of the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program. With a goal of reducing individual vehicle energy usage by 20%, NEXTCAR projects will take advantage of the increasingly complex and connected systems in today’s—and tomorrow’s—cars and trucks to improve their energy efficiency.

BMW Group introduces MINI and Rolls Royce centenary concepts; individual mobility based on megatrends and projections

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At its Munich Centenary Event on 7 March, the automaker introduced the BMW VISION NEXT 100. Connectivity is becoming second nature. In the future, everything will be connected. At the heart of this concept is fully connected digital intelligence.

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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.

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.

Peloton in ARPA-E NEXTCAR project to cut HD truck fuel use by 20% with smart powertrains and platooning

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The Peloton project, led by Purdue University ( earlier post ) will apply next-generation truck platooning technology and concepts for smart, cloud-connected powertrains to achieve 20% fuel savings for tractor-trailers. ARPA-E Connected vehicles Fuel Efficiency Heavy-duty V2X

Continental presenting eHorizon swarm intelligence system for two-wheelers at CES 2017

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Continental first introduced eHorizon at the 62nd IAA Commercial vehicles event in 2008 as a concept for a control unit providing other vehicle systems with a digital map preview. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems V2X

Tesla Cars To Use AT&T Wireless Internet Service

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Tesla and AT&T are making a connection. It was formally announced at an event in San Francisco Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] picked AT&T as its in-car Internet service provider, the Washington Post reports. The deal puts AT&T in charge of the many functions on the Model S electric car that are already controlled via wireless network.

Volkswagen unveils Atlas; new MQB-based 7-seat SUV; first VW Digital Cockpit in US

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Volkswagen unveiled the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV at an event on the Santa Monica Pier. Connectivity. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems HMI Market Background

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.

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.

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

BMW to lead the way with vehicle connectivity

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At the ITS World Congress event, BMW showcased a number of developments from its ConnectedDrive section under the slogan of BMW urban mobility. ConnectedDrive is the company’s take on intelligent traffic systems and could help to boost the safety and efficiency of its vehicles. So what concepts did BMW discuss? Mobility Assistant: Currently being [.]. BMW Green cars Latest news green cars intelligent transportation vehicle to vehicle communications

Statoil confirms connection between Aldous and Avaldsnes oil fields; possibly one of 10 largest oil finds ever on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

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As we said at the Capital Market Day event in New York in June, the NCS is a world-class petroleum province. Statoil says the Aldous and Avaldsnes combined potential may represent the largest NCS discovery since the mid 1980s. Click to enlarge.

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.

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

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.

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

BMW Group Technology Office USA and Tendril to demonstrate electric vehicle and smart energy home integration

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Tendril Connect consists of an integrated suite of utility and consumer applications and APIs. Tendril’s cloud-based energy management platform, Tendril Connect, will provide the connectivity to integrate the EV charging station into the home, to local utilities and energy service providers, as well as to BMW. Utilities also benefit from the ability to communicate with EV owners regarding planned Demand Response (DR) and Direct Load Control (LC) events.

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.