AT&T announced six voice activated apps for its AT&T Drive connected car platform. The apps will be available to auto makers for weather, audio, locations nad parking. Apps include AccuWeather, Glympse, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Streetline, Inc.
Honda announced new ADAS, connected car, remote and safety features for the Honda Accord that went on sale in late August. These features show the latest trend in advanced safety features becoming available in affordable
Pioneer and Mountain View-based Treasure Data announced a partnership to develop Big Data telematics cloud solutions such as data from vehicle electronics sensors. Pioneer was one of the first companies to offer CarPlay coming in
If you are planning to go to Telematics West Coast in San Diego, October 30-31, Friday, September 5, is the last day for the early bird discount for $200, combine it with the AUTO Connected
There are new announcements for connected cars, Agero UBI (Usage Based Insurance) for smartphones, Green Hill Software for Renesas processors and a new technology board for Delphi. Agero, announced its new mobile usage based insurance
If there were people watching you in your car they would see if your eyes were not on the road, if you were sleeping and if you are incapacitated. Soon some sources claim GM Chevy,
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) will premeire the IMS totally connected car at Telematics Insurance in Chicago this week. The car knows if the driver is sleepy or hungry and also knows the whether the weather
Although the BMW remote app has dismal reviews the GM OnStar app on Google Play has four stars much higher than the BMW app rating. Even GM’s iPhone app is rated higher than the BMW
Freescale Semiconductor today introduced a range of fully programmable wireless charging ICs for automotive and applications. The new Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi-certified transmit controller ICs and reference designs are fully qualified and available now.
Continental has put together an international team from the IT and automotive industries to work on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), called “Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, LLC” It will be headquartered in the Silicon Valley and
When you think of London and the big red double deck buses, you don’t think of bleeding edge technology. However next year, some hybrid London buses will recharge while they are stopped at bus stops.
Volvo announced its new XC90 coming to the US in April starting at $48,800. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support will follow its release. Technically it’s considered an SUV, the Volvo XC90 made on a