Huawei, Audi partner on next-gen connected cars

LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Huawei announced yesterday it is partnering with Audi to explore the future of interconnected vehicles as they increasingly link to the urban infrastructure to improve safety and convenience. Audi currently uses Huawei’s LTE modules in …

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Verizon brings connectivity to older cars

US telecoms giant Verizon Communications is looking to bring connected car technology to older cars with the launch of a monthly subscription service. Verizon Vehicle provides information on the car’s performance (which can provide detail on why the check-engine light …

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Nvidia focuses on the connected car with new Tegra X1 chip

Graphics giant Nvidia unveiled the latest version of its mobile SoC – the Tegra X1 – in Las Vegas ahead of the official start of CES 2015. The chip doubles the performance of the year-old K1 and supports a number of new features focused on the connected car.

Nvidia focuses on the connected car with new Tegra X1 chip

Graphics giant Nvidia unveiled the latest version of its mobile SoC – the Tegra X1 – in Las Vegas ahead of the official start of CES 2015. The chip doubles the performance of the year-old K1 and supports a number of new features focused on the connected car.

Alibaba follows Google’s lead with connected car vision

China e-commerce giant Alibaba has set its sights on the connected car market, but its ambitions lie far beyond mere in-car apps and simple navigation and entertainment via a tethered smartphone. Its long-term goal is a platform able to run autonomous …

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Expanding connected car market is hungry for faster networks

Half the cars sold in 2017 will have some kind of mobile connection and by 2022 there will be over a billion connected cars on the road, according to data from Analysys Mason. The research firm forecasts connected car data …

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EE launches next gen in-car wifi solution

EE, the UK joint venture between T-Mobile and Orange, has announced the launch of its connected car solution based on 4G technology. Buzzard 2 is a device which EE claims will bring high-speed connectivity to enable in-car entertainment and navigation, without having an in-built solution. The Buzzard 2 plugs directly into the car’s 12 volt […]

EE LTE sign-ups overtake 3G

UK LTE leader EE has revealed that 4G subscriber sign-ups overtook 3G subscriptions during this month. The firm now has 3.6 million LTE customers and CEO Olaf Swantee, who announced the landmark “tipping point” at a media briefing Wednesday, forecast that the number will grow to six million by the end of this year.

Volvo joins pilot project using cloud platform to aggregate road condition data

Volvo Car Group, the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (Statens Vegvesen) are initiating a pilot project that will send road condition information from individual vehicles to a cloud-based system to improve public safety, the organisations said Wednesday.