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When smart cars fall ill you won’t be able to consult Dr Google

It was inevitable but connected cars are prone to diddling. In an experiment to identify connected car fraud, researchers in Germany collected data from 300,000 cars. They found that 23% of Minis and 27% of E60 BMW 5 Series had experienced some form of manipulation. (more…)

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Renesas and OpenSynergy adopted by Parrot Faurecia automotive’s safe multi-display cockpit

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of automotive semiconductor solutions, and OpenSynergy, a market provider in automotive hypervisors, announced that the Renesas’ system-on-chip (SoC) R-Car H3 and  (more…)

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IoT brings value by linking things that were previously separate

Phil Skipper, head of strategy and business development, IoT, Vodafone Enterprise, talked to the editor of IoT Now Transport, Annie Turner, about his company’s strategy and ambitions for transport. (more…)

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Connected car financing gets a new lease of life on the Quotevine

The best creative people will breathe life into the most mundane activities, argues freelance technology writer, Nick Booth. (more…)

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UK brings connected and autonomous vehicle expertise to Copenhagen

The UK’s connected and autonomous vehicle industry will be showcased at the biggest global gathering of smart transport professionals, the ITS World Congress in Copenhagen, on 17th-21st September. (more…)

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Who’s got the digital keys to your car?

Our cars have long been an extension of us: as we’ve become more digitally connected, so have our vehicles. David Higgins, director of customer development, EMEA, CyberArk, says losing your car keys has always been a nightmare, but digital keys are likely to be even more sought after by criminals. (more…)

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We need smarter apps and infrastructure to secure connected cars

From Elon Musk’s vision for a tunnel network underneath Los Angeles to Uber’s flying cars, we know the technological ambition to transform our road networks has arrived. Paul Dignan, global technical account manager, F5, writes that automotive companies have their foot on the pedal too. (more…)

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Talking cars: navigating the challenges of voice-activated vehicles

Ken Paetzold, senior manager, Applause, asks how can car manufacturers implement voice services in their vehicle software to deliver superior customer experience? What are the perils and pitfalls they must navigate? (more…)

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Let the car entertain you…

There is a lot of emphasis on how connected cars will save us time by avoiding traffic, finding a parking space or reading our email to us and more. Michael Knappe, SVP Technology for Harman Lifestyle Audio, says connectivity will allow us to do much more than save time – and it’s all closer than we think. (more…)

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Embedded car OEM telematics subscribers to reach 258mn worldwide by 2023, says Berg

According to a new research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of telematics service subscribers using embedded systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 31.9% from 49.0 million subscribers at the end of 2017 to 258.1 million subscribers at the end of 2023. (more…)

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