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WKM appoints Annie Turner as Editor of IoT Now Transport as the brand expands

WKM Global, the publisher of IoT-Now.com and sister site, IoTNowTransport.com, has appointed Annie Turner to the newly-created post of Editor of IoT Now Transport. (more…)

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If you’re feeling connected car sick maybe a dose of Admirals will help

Vodafone’s telematics are helping car insurer Admiral to evaluate each driver’s risk factor. Great idea, but could telematics go further to protect us? The new Admiral LittleBox is the vehicle to take us to a new age of Usage Based Insurance (UBI), they say. (more…)

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All hail to bike fleet management

Uber is a car company, right?, No, not entirely, and who knows where it’s going following its latest acquisition. Antony Savvas looks at the implications for fleet management. Uber was recently the subject of very bad news in the US, (more…)

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GDPR could spell fines for fleet management

GDPR establishes strict requirements for the way that personal data must be governed and protected. These requirements must be met for every citizen of the European Union (EU), says freelance technology writer Antony Savvas, regardless of the geographic location of the company holding this information. (more…)

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Dear car makers, we need to talk to about our relationship

I learned exactly how passionate people are for their cars when I worked in comms for the Met Police, says Nick Booth. Some drivers would issue death threats over the phone just because plod moved their Mini when it was blocking Piccadilly Circus. Mind you, the male callers could be just as bad. (more…)

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Driverless vehicles really are a matter of life or death

Failing or poorly performing technology is nothing new. Here, Antony Savvas considers the fallout for fleet management as a result of the recent autonomous Uber vehicle fatality in the US. The technology industry and the hype that surrounds it is probably not matched by any other industry. (more…)

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How data refinery synchronises better performance from the vast machinery of Transport for London

You can’t have market efficiency without perfect information, says the Pareto Optimum Principle. The rules for the dynamics of moving bodies were established back in the 1900s. How will open data affect the liquidity of transport assets though? (more…)

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Yee haw! ‘Driverless’ goes all commercial

After years of testing self-driving vehicle technology, Waymo is now ready to put its first commercial job into gear. Antony Savvas hangs the bunting out to celebrate dreams becoming reality, hopefully. (more…)

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Your next journey is data integration but where do you board? It doesn’t say

There is always a massive disparity between the technology industry’s version of events and those we experience, says freelance writer Nick BoothIt’s time for us to mind the data gap, according to Johan Herrlin, CEO of Ito, a company which is ‘making a go’ (as its latin name implies) of data integration. (more…)

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‘The next pod leaving Didcot Parkway Station…’

The government has confirmed the UK’s first trials of autonomous vehicles on public roads will take place around a “high-tech business and science hub” [otherwise known as an industrial estate] in Oxfordshire. Antony Savvas looks at the potential consequences. (more…)

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