The automotive industry is changing rapidly and causing all kinds of shifts in investments in new technology and electric vehicles. A news study explores the numbers and predicts profits and losses. The AlixPartners study finds
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), an organization focused on enabling seamless mobile device-to-vehicle connectivity, today announced the publication of the Digital Key Release 1.0 specification. Available to all CCC member companies, this first standardized solution
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, today announced that Mercedes-Benz Vans is using AGL as a foundation for a new onboard operating system for its
The global demand for automotive display systems is expected to continue a strong growth path in 2018, according to recent analysis from business information provider IHS Markit. “While high resolution, large displays previously were reserved
In connected car news this week were Volvo, Luminar, May Mobility, Mapfit, Volkswagen, NXP, HERE, Wind River, Toyota, Grab, Intagles, Synopsis, GeoTab and Iteris Volvo Invests in Luminar Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has
In automotive cybersecurity news this week are Frost and Sullivan, FEV and HARMAN. Frost and Sullivan offer a new report, FEV analyzes the recent BMW and Audi hacks. HARMAN is offering a free cybersecurity webinar.
Electric vehicle maker BYTON unveiled its Premium Sedan Concept in Shanghai during a global debut event that showcased the brand’s design vision. Called the BYTON K-Byte Concept, the three-box sporty sedan is made for the
Tech CARS winner Fisker Inc. announced the autonomous electric shuttle the Orbit, will be powered Protean Electric’s revolutionary in-wheel eDrive technology – to maximize interior space while further redefining the future of short trip mobility.
Ford Motor Company and Miami-Dade County are working closely with public stakeholders and companies including AT&T, Dell Technologies and Microsoft to launch the Miami-Dade City of Tomorrow Challenge – a crowdsourcing platform for residents, businesses and
Pedestrian deaths have jumped 46 percent since reaching their lowest point in 2009, as pedestrian crashes have become both deadlier and more frequent. The increase has been mostly in urban or suburban areas, at nonintersections,
Recent crash tests of midsize SUVs by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety featured a range of problems, including structural collapse, an airbag nondeployment, hard hits to the dummy’s head and an open door. Still,
rideOS, a technology platform announced it has raised $9 million in Series A funding. The company is partnering with Ford-owned Autonomic. The rideOS platform provides a broad set of products and services that can be