As app makers find all sorts of ways to connect cars and smartphones, it didn’t take long for advertising to enter the space. In the future, connected cars may be aware of the drivers needs, before the driver is even aware of what is needed.
NHTSA reported that it will increase safety of these vehicles by significantly reducing the risk of fatalities and serious injuries caused by backover accidents.
CIO Review named it’s “Top 20 Most Promising Automotive Tech Solution Providers” for 2014. Many of the companies are a “Who’s Who” of the connected car and dealership services markets.
QNX software is being used for or mapping, communication and entertainment systems in Ford, Chrysler, Hyundai, Jaguar, Porsche, Audi (see video below) and BMW vehicles.
The University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center was recently launched focusing on emerging technology in collaboration with the government and transportation industry to make improvements to travel for both humans and cargo.