SAE and ISO publish joint automotive cybersecurity standard

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SAE International , in collaboration with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), published ISO/SAE 21434™ Standard: Road Vehicles – Cybersecurity Engineering. The standard helps the industry define a structured process to ensure cybersecurity is incorporated into the design of road vehicles, including systems, components software and connections of any external device or network.

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New Tesla orders no longer include Standard Connectivity for life

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The final day to purchase a Tesla with lifetime Standard Connectivity for free has passed. The automaker no longer offers lifetime Standard Connectivity on any vehicle orders placed after July 20, 2022. News Featured Tesla Tesla Connectivity

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Wejo integrates live, real-time connected vehicle data with prototype of autonomous vehicle

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The prototype will also support the standardization of a common connected vehicle language for AVs to communicate real-time road settings, vehicle status and inform digital-twin testing. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Market Background

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SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

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SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV). The new standard was more than a decade in the making.

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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.

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Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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The Audi e-tron’s charging system is the first on-board EV system to use the new communication standard. At the “Plugfest E-Mobility” at the Audi plant in Brussels, developers are testing cross-industry compatibility before the EEBUS standard for energy communication is introduced in February. However, this requires all large power generators and consumers to be connected in order to ensure intelligent control of power requirements.

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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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RTI to advance automotive connectivity capabilities on Renesas’ R-Car SoCs

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RTI also announced it was selected to join the Renesas R-Car Consortium, which brings together technology leaders working to develop solutions for the Connected Car, ADAS, and next-generation E/E architecture markets. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Market Background Software

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Tesla finally puts an end to its unlimited ‘Standard Connectivity’ with now 8-year limit

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Tesla has finally put an end to its unlimited “Standard Connectivity” internet connection included in all Tesla vehicles with now a new generous eight-year time limit.

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IEEE, American Center for Mobility to collaborate on technical standards for connected and autonomous vehicles

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IEEE signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) ( earlier post ), a global center for testing and validation, product development, education and standards work for connected and autonomous vehicles and other technologies. The MOU is intended to help accelerate development and deployment of technical standards. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Standards

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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.; The decision allowed C-V2X for the exchange of standardized communications between vehicles and between vehicles and infrastructure.

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FHWA issues NPRM on standards and requirements for national EV charging network

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The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on proposed minimum standards and requirements for projects funded under the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. The standards also establish strong workforce requirements for installation, maintenance, and operations to increase the safety and reliability of charging station function and use.

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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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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. In Asset Management , Mercedes-Benz is setting a standard in predictive infrastructure. Connected vehicles Infrastructure Market Background Safety

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The Metaverse Needs Standards, Too

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The Metaverse Standards Forum , which launched on 21 June 2022, isn’t trying to wrangle those details—not directly. The topics include both straightforward technical problems like augmented and virtual reality standards, as well as concerns around privacy, ethics, and user safety. “I

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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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Both the standard- and extended-range battery packs offered on F-150 Lightning will deliver more horsepower than originally targeted and announced when the truck was revealed in May 2021, and the payload capacity increased as well. The standard-range battery pack delivers 452 hp—up from the targeted 426 hp originally promised. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery

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Tesla cancels free lifetime access to standard connectivity for Chinese customers

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New Tesla vehicles ordered on and after July 21 will receive free standard connectivity for eight years from the date of first delivery, instead of the previous free lifetime access.

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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. In addition to CLEPA, NVIDIA also works with key international organizations formulating standards and regulations for automated vehicles. By leading the CLEPA working group, NVIDIA can contribute its experience in developing the cloud-based DRIVE Constellation platform to formulate comprehensive standards for this type of virtual validation.

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Why IoT Sensors Need Standards

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Because there are now thousands of sensor products on the market, adherence to standards that could improve their performance or accelerate development of new applications has grown in importance, as has the need for independent conformity and certification protocols.

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“Software-Defined Car” project seeks to develop standardized rules and processes; SofDCar

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The “Software-Defined Car” (SofDCar) project now aims to develop standardized rules and processes to ensure that electronic components of the vehicle interact smoothly, remain updatable and, hence, safe. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Market Background Security Software-Defined VehiclesSome of today’s vehicles already feature more than 100 control units.

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New joint report outlines EU and US cooperation on connected vehicle standards

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The United States and the European Union (EU) have been working together under a 2009 implementation agreement to develop coordinated research programs to foster international connected vehicle technology and international harmonization of the technology and standards necessary for broad deployment of connected vehicle systems. The results can then feed into the ongoing industry standards processes in which these representatives participate.

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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.

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Ford making FlexFuel system standard on Transit Connect van

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Among the changes Ford is implementing for its 2016 Ford Transit range, the flexible-fuel vehicle system will be standard equipment on 2016 Transit Connect vans with 2.5-liter I-4 engines destined for non-California emissions states. Flex-fuel Transit Connect vans are engineered to run on E85 (85% ethanol and 15% gasoline), unleaded gasoline or any blend of the two. Customers also can choose the 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine on Transit Connect vans and Transit Connect Wagon XLT.

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Tesla’s standard connectivity gets shortened to eight years in China

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Earlier this month, Tesla stopped offering free lifetime standard connectivity for its newly-purchased vehicles in the United States. It was then only a matter of time before Tesla’s connectivity package in countries such as China was also updated.

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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. ICV applications require a complete set of standards and a security network for interoperability.

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GENIVI Alliance and Open Connectivity Foundation to collaborate on open standards in vehicle connectivity

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The GENIVI Alliance, a community developing open source software and standards for the connected car and the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), an Internet of Things (IoT) standards body, announced a liaison agreement. At CES 2017, the two organizations demonstrated a smart home gateway that featured vehicle-to-smart-home connectivity utilizing GENIVI Remote Vehicle Interaction (RVI), Vehicle Signal Specification (VSS) and OCF’s loTivity technologies.

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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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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

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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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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

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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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IEEE publishes three updated standards to support connected vehicle development

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The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced IEEE’s publication of three updated standards to support connected vehicle deployment. These standards are: IEEE 1609.2-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments Security Services for Applications and Management Messages. IEEE 1609.4-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) - Multi-Channel Operation.

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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. Savari’s hardware and software are radio agnostic, designed to fit any standards-compliant radio. 5G Connected vehicles Market Background V2X

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IEEE publishes new 1609.3-2016 WAVE standard supporting connected vehicle deployment

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IEEE has published the 1609.3-2016 Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) -- Networking Services. The IEEE 1609 family of standards for WAVE completely address the issue of standardized communication interfaces between different manufacturers. The primary architectural components defined by these standards are the On Board Unit (OBU), Road Side Unit (RSU) and WAVE interface. to support the WAVE standards in IEEE P1609.4.

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WorldAutoSteel, Ricardo unveil design for connected, autonomous steel vehicle

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Steel also delivers cost, weight and sustainability benefits over a conventional battery pack using alternative materials, while meeting all current and future anticipated safety standards and legislation.

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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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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.

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China’s first V2X application layer standard released

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The first standard designed for the V2X (vehicle-to-everything) application layer in China has been officially released. The standard (T/CSAE 53-2107) was developed by a working group led by General Motors, together with Tsinghua University and Chang’an Auto, with the support of the China Industry Innovation Alliance for the Intelligent and Connected Vehicles. The standard has identified 17 China Day One V2X applications covering safety, efficiency and information service.

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CARB approves Clean Miles Standard for TNCs

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved the US’ first standard to transition ride-hailing fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2030. The Clean Miles Standard (CMS) ( earlier post ) sets electrification and greenhouse gas emission targets for transportation network companies (TNCs)—e.g., Uber and Lyft. The goals of the CMS are to: Reduce GHG emissions. Increase vehicle electrification. Reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT).

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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.

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Ongoing market rollout for SAE hydrogen fueling standards

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At the Fuel Cell Seminar and Energy Exposition (FCS&EE) today in Los Angeles (co-sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE), Toyota and Honda, among others), SAE is providing a short course on “SAE H 2 Fueling Standardization”; the course is presented by Jesse Schneider from BMW and Steve Mathison from Honda, both of whom have been deeply involved in the development of the SAE hydrogen fueling standards. The SAE J2601 standard lookup table is used to determine a 21.8

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SAE International publishes updated standard for on-route mechanized conductive EV charging systems for buses: SAE J3105

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SAE International published its latest standard, SAE J3105 : Electric Vehicle Power Transfer System Using Conductive Automated Connection Devices, along with three new tributary documents. The standard covers the general physical, electrical, functional, testing, and performance requirements for a mechanized (hands-free) conductive power transfer system primarily for transit buses using an overhead coupler capable of, but not limited to, transferring direct current (DC) power.

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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

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