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GM Marketplace currently adds no value to in-car experience, finds Strategy Analytics

Automakers have a long history of attempting to monetise the on-board infotainment system, via upsells for features such as map updates, on-board internet or connected apps. Last December, GM announced a new and more novel venture called Marketplace, an on-board commerce platform which lets a user conduct a wide array of commerce-related interactions in their car. (more…)

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Virtual reality technology’s impact on the auto industry and beyond

Virtual reality (VR’s) applications go far beyond gaming and creating virtual worlds for leisure interaction. Enterprises are using the technology to develop new products and test them in virtual scenarios that are as close to real life as possible. So says Jacques Delacour, CEO and founder of OPTIS. (more…)

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Case study: Diamond Logistics and pi-top growing together

With the explosion of e-commerce, demand for warehouse space has soared and the boom shows no sign of slowing down. In 2016, logistics take-up hit record levels with 29.3 million sq ft. of space acquired and a record £2.7 billion (€3.09 billion) invested into single-asset logistics units, according to CBRE. (more…)

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Caution: Venture capitalists at work

We will look back on March 2018 as the time when Facebook lost $37 billion (€30.01 billion) from its valuation – as did the bluest of chips such as Apple, Netflix and Amazon. (more…)

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DS 7 debuts as the first car featuring Huawei connected car solution

The DS 7, the car featuring Huawei Connect Car Solution, debuts at the Huawei Eco-Partner Conference 2018. It is the first result of Huawei and Group PSA‘s collaboration on the world’s largest OEM connected car project announced in November 2017. (more…)

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Cepton announces next-generation LiDAR solution for autonomous vehicles

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, unveiled its Vista LiDAR sensor at the annual NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, with immediate availability for the autonomous vehicle market. (more…)

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LCV manufacturers collaborate with aftermarket fleet management specialists

Most commercial vehicle manufacturers now offer factory-installed telematics devices and various degrees of fleet management (FM) functionality for their vehicles – either independently or in partnership with established FM solution providers. (more…)

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ON Semiconductor & Plug and Play to assure next generation of innovation

ON Semiconductor Corporation, driving energy efficient innovations, announced their participation in the startup ecosystem of Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play, the world’s largest global innovation platform. They join Plug and Play’s Mobility and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms, (more…)

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Octo Telematics partners with RCI Bank and Services to provide global telematics data analysis for vehicles

Octo Telematics (Octo), the global provider of telematics for the auto insurance industry, has announced that it has entered into a global partnership with RCI Bank and Services, the finance company from Groupe Renault to provide its telematics services and advanced big data analytics to enhance the driving experience of drivers worldwide. (more…)

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Electric vehicles: A limiting experience & poor UI leads to limited freedom, finds Strategy Analytics

Pure electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining popularity in some markets, but also present challenges for engineers and designers. Cluster and cockpit HMI, mobile app interfaces, and charging station interfaces must be designed with the specific needs of EV users in mind. (more…)

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