Connected Car Experiences in 2019: Exploring the Possibilities
By 2020, we are expected to see more than 381 million connected cars on the road. The likes of Tesla, General Motors (GM), Toyota and BMW are already ramping up their respective connected car offerings, with the latter leading the pack — according to the 200 automotive executives surveyed by KPMG.
With that in mind, 2019 should be an interesting year for the connected car landscape. Some of leading industry experts and practitioners help us take a look at the current world of connected cars, and dare to wonder what future could hold.
What Is a Connected Car?
A connected car is a vehicle that is equipped with internet connectivity and, in most cases, a WLAN. This enables the car to access data, send data, download software and patches, communicate with other Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and provide WiFi for onboard passengers.