25 mars 2017

Why Automakers Should Support Aftermarket Telematics

Why Automakers Should Support Aftermarket Telematics • Aftermarket Telematics assumed the following – Most systems would consist of a hardware box that plugs into the J1962 connector and has a cellular transceiver on board to communicate with a data facility – Most telematics products will require collaboration of companies providing different parts of the total solution. The elements of collaborations include: • Overall system developer • Independent shops, fleets, etc. • Parts companies or warehouse distributers (with... [Lire la suite]

17 mars 2017

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price

Aftermarket Add-Ons Will Make Any Car Smarter, for a Price When we talk about driverless cars, we're often starting with the concept of a whole-package model — such as Google's now famous laser-and-sensor prototype — one that's already navigating selected routes in California. But there's another frontier in the technology-driven space of advanced driving systems, and it's starting to make inroads in the aftermarket. Witness the emergence of add-ons such as Cruise Automation's RP-1 radar-based advanced driver assist... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2017

Connected mobility: the rise of digital technology in everything on the road

Connected mobility: the rise of digital technology in everything on the road When people talk about the Internet of Things, they often give Google’s autonomous car as an example. The expectation is that we will see self-driving cars on the road within five years. But the world of mobility is bigger than the autonomous vehicle. At Valtech, we work for various car, bicycle, energy and lease companies. And at all these companies, people have questions about digital transformation and mobility. It’s time for an update on connected... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2017

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20%

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20%   I - ONBOARD TELEMATICS AND AUTO INSURANCE : REMINDER Onboard telematics now can measure behavior of a driver, and therefore, car insurers have early started this adventure of connected car, more or less successfully. The simplest applications that have been deployed are: . locate stolen vehicles . measure the usage of the driver, and in particular the number of kilometers traveled in order to propose adaptive pricing (vehicle that always stays in a garage will never have... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2016

Artificial Intelligence Creates Immense Potential for Innovation and Growth in the Car Industry

Artificial Intelligence Creates Immense Potential for Innovation and Growth in the Car Industry LONDON, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Digitisation will change the future of cars, challenge traditional business models and create immense potential for innovation. In future, cars will be cognitive – not only will they recognize voices and be able to optimise the journey, they will also incorporate other cognitive technologies of AI - computer vision, machine learning, rules based... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2016

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go!

3 Reasons Why Smartphone Telematics Is The Way To Go! There’s no doubt that the adoption of the financial credit score as a rating variable for premium underwriting was an innovation in its time. But now it’s time for the next big thing in insurance – smartphone telematics. For automobile insurers, telematics represents a growing and valuable way to quantify driver risk. Instead of pricing based on vehicle and driver characteristics, telematics presents the opportunity to measure the quantity and quality of a driver’s behavior. ... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2016

Shifting gears: Insurers adjust for connected-car ecosystems

Shifting gears: Insurers adjust for connected-car ecosystems As the number of applications grows, a strong ecosystem is forming around the connected car, involving a range of participants—among them automakers, insurance companies, telecommunications firms, sensor and chip manufacturers, and digital-platform giants like Amazon and Uber, as well as academic institutions and standards-making bodies. The rise of this ecosystem is changing the competitive landscape for all participants, especially for companies in the insurance industry.... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2016

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences

Autonomous driving levels 0 to 5: Understanding the differences Between the buzz over self-driving cars at CES 2016 and the Obama administration's announcement to invest almost $4 billion in autonomous vehicle research over the next 10 years, the race to create the best self-driving car has never been hotter. And, the rise of self-driving cars is going to have a major impact on businesses and professionals. Automated vehicles could replace corporate fleets for deliveries or transporting employees, for example.... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2016

Interview: Continental CEO Elmar Degenhart On Charting The Company's Future In Connected Mobility

AG. Continental CEO Dr. Elmar Degenhart is preparing the company to capitalize on the massive changes occurring in the auto industry. Photo by Continental Like many long-established companies involved in the automotive industry, major Tier 1 supplier Continental has anticipated and is now experiencing a major shift in its business due to changes brought about by technology. Fast paced innovation in vehicle software and connectivity, autonomous driving and fuel efficiency mean that auto industry giants like Continental need to react... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2016

Connected Car Tech

Zubie gains $6 million in additional funding Connected car platform and telematics provider Zubie has gained $6 million (£4.1m) in additional funding with Melody Capital Partners and OpenAir Equity Partners among the VCs involved. Read more news : http://www.connectedcar-news.com/