Vodafone picks up M2M specialist Cobra

Vodafone on Monday announced its intention to acquire Italian automotive specialist Cobra Automotive Technologies in a deal that values the company at €145m (£115m).

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.