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eCall falls short on safety, but paves the road for autonomous cars

Andrew Lee, head of Market Intelligence and Analysis at Octo Telematics looks at the recent European legislation that mandates emergency call systems to be fitted in all new cars, and the implications of that connectivity for the car industry. (more…)

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Do you recall a time when we used to recall vehicles?

Ruban Phukan,VP Product, Cognitive-First, Progress, explains why fixing what’s broken is not the best approach to fixing known faults in vehicles. Predictive maintenance is a far smarter option. It combines IoT, artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics to reduce costs, increase convenience and improve safety. (more…)

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A global vendor of Connected Car services, Bright Box, expands its US presence with Zurich Insurance North America

The opening of the new office signifies the importance of dealerships’ growing interest in the new innovations Bright Box is delivering as part of Zurich Insurance Group. The Schaumburg Bright Box team plan to provide unique, integrated connectivity platforms for dealerships and to offer full support for its US customers and partners. (more…)

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How to procure a telematics solution

Ian Reed, category manager for fleet at YPO, advises on how to procure a telematics solution, in an affordable and easy way, to improve internal communications and security for staff – while complying with regulations such as GDPR. (more…)

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The move from connected to autonomous vehicles will change our lives

As municipalities across the globe roll out smart city initiatives, transport remains a top priority, involving both public and private transport services, writes Raj Paul, vice president, IoT and Connected Services, DMI. How will the move to autonomous vehicles change our lives? (more…)

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Trackimo selects Sequans’ Monarch SiP to design IoT tracker devices

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. announced that Trackimo, a specialist in the GPS tracker market, has adopted Sequans’ Monarch SiP platform to design several types of IoT tracking devices with LTE connectivity included. (more…)

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IoT connections to grow 140% to hit 50bn by 2022, as edge computing accelerates ROI, according to Juniper Research

New data from Juniper Research has revealed that the total number of connected IoT (Internet of Things) sensors and devices is set to exceed 50 billion by 2022, up from an estimated 21 billion in 2018. (more…)

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IoT fleet management moves up a gear during a busy month

June has started with some interesting technology developments in fleet management. Antony Savvas takes a look. Madrid-based OnTruck, which has built a “haulage tech platform” to better match supply and demand in the road freight industry, has picked up €25 million in Series B funding. (more…)

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NIU launches two new e-scooters customised for Europe

NIU, the #1 smart electric scooter brand in the world, has announced it is launching two all-new scooters, the N-GT and M+, customised for the European market. The announcement coincided with NIU’s Urban Mobility Summit in Paris, attended by key European policy experts, (more…)

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HARMAN brings 5G-ready multiband conformal antennas to the automotive industry

HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has launched 5G-ready multiband conformal antennas for automotive applications. (more…)

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