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Jaguar Land Rover Working on Technology to Help Cars See Around Corners

Jaguar Land Rover Working on Technology to Help Cars See Around Corners

Jaguar Land Rover is leading a new project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see’ at blind intersections and even through obstacles.

FutureCar Staff 2018-04-20 15:04 PT

Toyota & Lexus to Launch Tech to Connect Vehicles and Infrastructure in the U.S. in 2021

Toyota & Lexus to Launch Tech to Connect Vehicles and Infrastructure in the U.S. in 2021

Toyota and Lexus have announced plans to start deployment of Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) systems on vehicles sold in the United States starting in 2021, with the goal of adoption across most of its lineup by the mid-2020s.

Eric Walz2018-04-16 12:21 PT

Karamba Security Raises $10 Million in Latest Funding Round

Karamba Security Raises $10 Million in Latest Funding Round

Karamba Security, a provider of end-to-end automotive cybersecurity prevention solutions, today announced that it has secured $10 million in funding from Silicon Valley-based Western Technology Investment (WTI), a leading venture debt firm.

Eric Walz2018-04-10 17:56 PT

BMW Launches its Subscription Car Service in Tennessee

BMW Launches its Subscription Car Service in Tennessee

BMW touts its vehicles as “the ultimate driving machine” and now the company hopes to become the ultimate car subscription provider as well. BMW officially launched today its car subscription service at a dealership in Nashville, Tenn.

Eric Walz2018-04-04 16:15 PT

BlackBerry Reaches Deal to Supply Jaguar Land Rover with Automotive Technology

BlackBerry Reaches Deal to Supply Jaguar Land Rover with Automotive Technology

Luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is the latest automotive company to partner with a tech company. JLR announced that it will use BlackBerry Ltd’s infotainment and security software in its vehicles, the companies said on Thursday.

Eric Walz2018-03-22 15:25 PT

FordPass SmartLink is Bringing Connectivity to Older Cars

FordPass SmartLink is Bringing Connectivity to Older Cars

Millions of drivers are able to upgrade their older Ford vehicles with some of this newer technology, thanks to Ford Motor Company’s new product called FordPass SmartLink.

Eric Walz2018-03-21 16:50 PT

Porsche Will be the First Automaker to Utilize Blockchain Technology in Cars

Porsche Will be the First Automaker to Utilize Blockchain Technology in Cars

Luxury German automaker Porsche has come up with a security solution for the connected cars of the future. In collaboration with Berlin-based start-up XAIN, the company is testing the application of blockchain directly in its vehicles, making it the first automobile manufacturer to utilize blockchain technology.

Eric Walz2018-03-01 14:43 PT

Qualcomm Working With Leading Automotive Companies to Connect Vehicles to Everything

Qualcomm Working With Leading Automotive Companies to Connect Vehicles to Everything

Qualcomm announced today that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is working with an ecosystem of leading automakers and automotive suppliers to accelerate the commercial introduction of Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology for connected cars using the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset.

Eric Walz2018-02-22 15:19 PT

LG Electronics and HERE Technologies to Partner On Autonomous Cars

LG Electronics and HERE Technologies to Partner On Autonomous Cars

LG Electronics (LG) is partnering with HERE Technologies (HERE), a provider of digital mapping and location services, to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles.

Eric Walz2017-12-27 07:10 PT

GM is the First Automaker to Offer In-Car Purchases Via its Marketplace App

GM is the First Automaker to Offer In-Car Purchases Via its Marketplace App

General Motors is launching a new in-vehicle app it calls ‘Marketplace’ that will allow drivers to pay for goods such as gas, coffee, or schedule service, using their vehicle’s built-in infotainment system.

Eric Walz2017-12-05 11:19 PT

BYTON Opens North American Headquarters in Silicon Valley

BYTON Opens North American Headquarters in Silicon Valley

Chinese electric vehicle startup BYTON opened its new Silicon Valley office on Friday, marking further progress in the company's push to establish a global presence.

Eric Walz2017-12-04 10:58 PT

AutoMobility LA: Hyundai Blue Link & Smartcar Team Up to Build An Ecosystem for the Connected Car

AutoMobility LA: Hyundai Blue Link & Smartcar Team Up to Build An Ecosystem for the Connected Car

Hyundai Motor America and Smartcar, a Silicon Valley based company working to drive innovations in connected car technology, demonstrated today at Automobility LA 2017 a proof of concept connecting businesses to Hyundai vehicles using its Blue Link All Access Service.

Eric Walz2017-11-28 11:25 PT

Silicon Valley AI & Automotive Technology Startup Nauto Expands to Europe

Silicon Valley AI & Automotive Technology Startup Nauto Expands to Europe

Autonomous vehicle technology startup Nauto, whose artificial intelligence-powered system and data platform is helping improve fleet safety and powering the development of self-driving technology, is expanding into Europe. The company has appointed experienced auto technology executive Frank Bunte as Head of Europe to lead its European team, called Nauto Global Ltd.

Eric Walz2017-11-10 16:51 PT

Intel & Ericsson 5G Connected Car Trial Attains 1Gbps Speeds

Intel & Ericsson 5G Connected Car Trial Attains 1Gbps Speeds

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s predominant mobile phone operator, announced last week a trial of 5G technologies for connected cars conducted jointly with Toyota Motor Corporation, Ericsson and Intel, which achieved data speeds of up to 1 Gbps for 4K-resolution video communications with a vehicle traveling at 30 km/h.

Eric Walz2017-11-09 13:25 PT

Automotive Connectivity: The Impact of the Global Network of Tomorrow

Automotive Connectivity: The Impact of the Global Network of Tomorrow

Industry experts, technology companies, and IEEE members gathered today at the 7th Ethernet & IP Automotive Technology Day in San Jose, California to learn about wireless and wired technology, automotive Ethernet standards, and how Ethernet technology might further the development of autonomous cars and vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communications.

Eric Walz2017-11-01 15:56 PT

Renesas to Provide the Chips for Toyota's Self-Driving Vehicles

Renesas to Provide the Chips for Toyota's Self-Driving Vehicles

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that its automotive technology will drive Toyota’s autonomous vehicles, which are currently under development and scheduled for commercial launch in 2020.

Eric Walz2017-10-31 16:14 PT

NXP Announces New Automotive Processing Platform That Brings Future Vehicles to Market Faster

NXP Announces New Automotive Processing Platform That Brings Future Vehicles to Market Faster

NXP Semiconductor's new NXP S32 platform is the world’s first fully-scalable automotive computing architecture, soon to be adopted by both premium and volume automotive brands. The vehicle platform offers a unified architecture of microcontrollers/microprocessors (MCU/MPU) and an identical software environment across application platforms.

Eric Walz2017-10-24 17:40 PT

Automotive Grade Linux Adds 5 New Members Including Adobe & Nuance

Automotive Grade Linux Adds 5 New Members Including Adobe & Nuance

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open source platform for the connected car, is announcing that five new members have joined the project including Silicon Valley based Adobe Systems and Nuance.

Eric Walz2017-10-18 11:21 PT

Klashwerks Emerges to Launch All-in-One Connected Car Technology

Klashwerks Emerges to Launch All-in-One Connected Car Technology

Klashwerks, the Ottawa-based design and technology company focused on the emerging connected car market, today announced its official launch with the introduction of its flagship product, Raven a dash mounted device which makes any vehicle a connected car.

Eric Walz2017-09-20 11:59 PT

Excelfore Optimizes Automotive Over-the-Air Updates with Adaptive Delta Compression

Excelfore Optimizes Automotive Over-the-Air Updates with Adaptive Delta Compression

Excelfore announces the eSync Adaptive Delta Compression Engine, which is used by the Excelfore eSync OTA Server to optimize over-the-air (OTA) software updates for vehicles.

Eric Walz2017-09-13 15:40 PT

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