This week has been a very news worthy week in the connected car space. News stories included the first deployment of 4G LTE in US cars, trade shows, a new research center and liability issues.
University of California, Riverside (UCR) is launching its Sustainable Integrated Grid Initiative to research renewable energy for batteries and electric/hybrid electric vehicles. UCR calls it the largest renewable energy project of its kind in California.
At CES, GM and OnStar announced OnStar AppShop for Chevy vehicles with the ability to book hotels on Priceline. Chevy cars and trucks were expected to have AT&T 4G LTE by the summer, with Kaliki
The Los Angeles Auto Show announced the board members and director of this year’s Connected Car Expo (CCE). There is a new conference director and support from people from Aeris Communications, AT&T, Ford, Google, MERA,
IBM is deployed in many aspects of the connected car space. IBM software and platforms can be found in the latest connected car features and behind the scenes making the best automotive parts that connect
Work has begun on the University of Michigan’s Mobility Transformation Center (MTC). Bosch, Econolite, Ford, General Motors, Toyota and Xerox have joined the center as its initial industry partners. Members of the Leadership Circle will
Google isn’t the only company with self-driving cars. Volvo’s “Drive Me’ program has 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in every day normal driving situations The first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish
The BMW i8 plug-in hybrid designed for zero-emission can be charged by a specially designed solar car park port. It looks like something right out of the Jeston’s but also looks like a futuristic flying
In 2018, 420 million automobiles will be connected to the tune of over $11Billion (US Dollars). The growth rate is a 57% Compound Annual Growth Rate from the 45 million connected vehicles in 2013 reports
Here Ye! Here Ye! Nokia has not given up on HERE mapping and location technology.- Nokia is investing one hundred million dollars ($100M) in the Connected Car fund to be managed by Nokia Growth Partners
What drivers want when they buy a car has changed greatly in just two years. The most wanted features have gone from spiffy headlights to connected car infotainment/entertainment features found on smartphones. JD Power first