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The Motor Car Group boosts customer retention in Eastern Europe with BrightBox’s connected car platform

Bright Box, the European provider of the Remoto Connected Car platform for OEMs and Customer Retention Solution for dealerships, has equipped the Motor Car Group with a mobile communication platform for dealerships and OEMs that helps them interact with car owners via a mobile app. (more…)

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Cargotec uses Cloudera’s data hub to power its IoT offering using machine learning and AI

Cloudera, Inc., the modern platform for machine learning and analytics, optimised for the cloud, announced that Cargotec Oyj, a provider of cargo and load handling solutions, is using Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub to power its Internet of Things (IoT) offering to enable predictive maintenance (more…)

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Orange launches ‘Live Booster’ programme to accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers

As part of Orange’s Essentials2020 strategy to diversify and succeed in the field of connected objects, Orange announces the launch of a new programme to ease and accelerate the adoption of cellular connectivity for object makers. (more…)

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TÜV Rheinland co-operates with VisualThreat

TÜV Rheinland and VisualThreat announced a strategic partnership aimed at helping the automotive industry test, detect and remediate the increasing cyber security threats targeting next generation vehicles. (more…)

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A battle looms among $2.5bn LIDAR market suppliers and tech, says IHS Markit

The current generation of automated functions — automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control and lane keep assistance — rely largely on cameras, radars and ultrasonic sensors. (more…)

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Synectics champions smart transport networks at Coach and Bus UK 2017

With increasingly complex threats facing cities, there is little doubt that smart transport networks are the future. Offering significant benefits to passengers, operators and local authorities alike, they enable key urban services to become more efficient, effective, safer and connected. (more…)

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Smart transport initiative MaaS Scotland launched

MaaS Scotland is a new organisation and joint venture between ScotlandIS and Technology Scotland that will support companies and organisations engaged in the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). (more…)

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Mobileye and Munich Re, US announce collaboration to reduce automotive collisions

Mobileye, an Intel company, the provider in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technologies, announced a unique collaboration intended to reduce commercial fleet collisions and enhance road safety in the United States. (more…)

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Sequans powers Geotab’s new GO8 LTE telematics device

LTE for IoT chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. has announced that its Calliope LTE Cat 1 Platform is powering Geotab’s new GO8 device, an open-platform telematics solution for fleet management unveiled at the Mobile World Congress. (more…)

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WIVE project uses 5G to identify business opportunities for different verticals

An industry group led by Nokia Bell Labs and including several academics in Finland has established a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals) to make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the latest wireless technologies, especially 5G. (more…)