Category Archives: connected cars

Trucks to be able to Share Black Ice Information with Aftermarket Solution

There have been some great stories of V2V communications but they have typically been proprietary. Volvo for example are developing some wonderful systems whereby a truck can share information about a crash or other conditions, with other Volvo trucks, or … Continue reading

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Mobility as a Service

Most mornings as I ignore my car navigation directions and go to work the fast way, I drive past the same yachts in a marina, which are mostly all there in the middle of summer and on the weekends too … Continue reading

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Japan Driverless Taxi Startup Eyes Partnerships With Automakers

The venture has set the 2020 Games in Tokyo as a target to develop software to operate driverless cars and an online service to ferry athletes and tourists between Olympic venues and the city’s transport hubs. Sourced through Scoop.it from: … Continue reading

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We must pool car sensor data to solve problems on the road – HERE 360

Has there ever been a more exciting time in the automotive industry? Whether you want to call it “the start of a revolution” like Mary… Sourced through Scoop.it from: 360.here.com This is something I have frequently blogged about and it … Continue reading

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Connected Semis Will Make Trucking Way More Efficient

Connected cars are nice, says Zonar CEO Brett Brinton. But when it comes to trucks, “we believe it’s a completely different story.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wired.com I don’t know about you, but this sounds like what Fleet Management companies … Continue reading

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Accident-free zone: The German town which scrapped all traffic lights and road signs

A small town in Germany which scrapped all its traffic lights and road signs in a bid to cut down on crashes reported yesterday that the experiment is ‘a total success’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Could it work where … Continue reading

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