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    Will China drive global alignment in EV battery swap standards?
    China, the largest electric car market in the world, is expected to drive global benchmarks in electric vehicle battery swapping practices, as well as the emerging battery-as-a-service, or BaaS, industry. Neither the EV battery swap model is new nor it was invented in China. However, it is the only ...
    How driving assistance and automation are impacting the steer-by-wire systems market
    The current steering systems market is primarily controlled by low-end, column-motor systems in the entry and lower-midclass vehicle segments and high-end, rack-motor systems in the upper-midclass and premium-class vehicle segments. However, steer-by-wire (SBW) steering systems will dominate the fut...
    Acura adds AcuraLink Services for MY2023 MDX lineup
    Acura has announced that the fourth generation of its flagship vehicle, the MDX, will feature new standard premium services for 2023, such as three years of AcuraLink and new Acura Maintenance Package, according to a company press release on 23 June. The MY2023 MDX and MDX Type S come standard with ...
    24-Jun-2022 News New Products
    5G-Carmen project conducts autonomous driving tests in Germany, Austria, and Italy
    The 5G-Carmen project has announced the results of an autonomous driving pilot connecting low-latency, autonomous, and assisted driving vehicle functions using a 5G mobile network across the borders from Italy to Austria and from Austria to Germany. According to a report by Computer Weekly, the 5G c...
    Mazda to use Pioneer’s power amplifier unit for audio system in CX-60 model
    Pioneer has announced that its power amplifier unit will be used in the audio system "Mazda Harmonic," which will feature in the CX-60 model, according to a company press release on 22 June. The vehicle will be launched in September 2022. The system features a Class-D 8 channel output with high-p...
    Mercedes-Benz partners with ZYNC for in-car digital entertainment platform
    Mercedes-Benz Group has partnered with ZYNC, following which the tech company will implement its premium in-car digital entertainment platform, a company press release on 22 June read. ZYNC will aggregate and offer original and third-party digital content onto a single turnkey platform as well ...
    24-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Luokung partners with Siemens Mobility to develop IoV system solution, autonomous driving platform
    Luokung Technology Corp. has announced that its affiliate Beijing Hongdajiutong Technology Development (HDtraffic) has partnered with Siemens Mobility unit Yutraffic Technologies (Beijing), a company press release on 22 June read.  The companies aim to develop systemic product-based soluti...
    Stellantis unveils new PEUGEOT 408 with latest generation of i-Cockpit
    Stellantis has announced that the new PEUGEOT 408 will come with the latest generation of the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit, in a company press release on 22 June. The car will feature six cameras and nine radars for driver assistance systems and include Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop and Go functi...
    23-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Ford Motor plans to assemble new generation EVs in Valencia, Spain for Europe
    US carmaker Ford Motor has selected its plant located in Valencia, Spain as the suitable facility to assemble vehicles based on its next generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture for Europe, the company announced on 22 June 2022. “Pending product approval, the Valencia plant could produce b...
    23-Jun-2022 News Investments
    Velodyne Lidar’s intelligent infrastructure solution deployed in Finland to improve traffic safety
    Velodyne Lidar has announced that its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution (IIS) was deployed in Helsinki, Finland, to collect traffic data and enhance roadway safety, according to a press release by Velodyne on 22 June. Janne Rinne, project manager in Forum Virium Helsinki, said, “Velodyne Lida...
    AGD Systems introduces ‘AGD650’ AI detector intelligent transport system
    AGD Systems, a ITS manufacturer has launched a new ‘AGD650’ artificial intelligence (AI) detector intelligent transport system, according to a company press release on 13 June 2022.   A limited number of trial kits will be deployed around the country to provide access to the product to a...
    MORAI to demonstrate cloud-based AD simulation technology at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2022
    MORAI, a Korea-based full-stack autonomous vehicle simulation technology developer has announced that it will showcase MORAI SIM Cloud, a cloud-based solution that builds a myriad of simulation environments without hardware restrictions and enable simultaneous testing at Automotive Testing Expo 2022...
    Porsche recalls select Taycan EVs due to issues with center screen
    Porsche is recalling 12,490 Taycan vehicles in the United States due to problems with the center screen, Motor Illustrated reported on 15 June. The center screen may not come up when the car starts, which prevents the driver from seeing their surrounding through the rearview camera and the 360-degre...
    21-Jun-2022 News Recalls
    Holographic startup LNGIN Technology raises USD14.87 million in Series A+ funding
    Hangzhou-based holographic technology startup LNGIN Technology has raised CNY100 million (USD14.87 million) in Series A+ funding, Pandaily reported on 20 June. This round featured joint investment by Geely Technology Group and Qianhe Capital. According to the report, the funds raised will be used...
    Trimble deploys new map-based localization system for autonomous vehicle applications
    Trimble has announced the first deployment of its map-based localization system for land-based autonomous vehicles, according to a report published by PRNewswire on 15 June 2022. As part of its expanded autonomous capabilities for the transport of products across industrial sites, IHI Corporati...
    US-based HD mapping Startup GPR adds ‘sixth sense’ in autonomous vehicles for safety
    According to a report published by news agency WCVB on 13 June 2022, the US-based HD mapping startup Ground Positioning Radar (GPR) has incorporated ‘sixth sense’ in autonomous vehicles to make travel safer. GPR said it's invented the technology to make sure your car knows exactly where it is...
    SAE International publishes first joint automotive/aerospace standard on cybersecurity
    SAE International has published its first joint aerospace and automotive standard; JA7496: Cyber Physical Systems Security Engineering Plan, according to a press release on 20 June. “Before security risks of cyber physical systems (CPS) can successfully be assessed and managed, it is necessary ...
    20-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Software République targets 10 new automotive products and service launches by 2025
    Software République is looking to launch 10 new automotive products and services, incubate over 50 startups, and propose services to at least 50 territories, an official press release on 17 June read. The group also announced four projects which include a “detect and respond” cybersecurity...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 20 June 2022
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    Tata Elxsi collaborates with mimik Technology to bring 5G services to automotive industry
    Tata Elxsi has partnered with mimik Technology to bring to market solutions for smart content delivery networks (CDN) and media distribution using 5G, it said in a 15 June press release. Tata Elxsi’s 5G and Edge Computing practice focuses on delivering vertically integrated industry solutions...
    DEKRA partners with VicOne to develop solutions for automotive cybersecurity compliance
    DEKRA has partnered with Trend Micro unit VicOne to develop solutions for automotive suppliers for compliance with new international regulations and standards on cybersecurity, according to a company press release on 16 June. “Global vehicle manufacturers are accelerating their digital transfor...
    Toyota and NTT to enter connected car partnership
    Toyota Motor and Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp.’s data subsidiary will partner to develop connected cars, Bloomberg reported on 17 June, based on an interview with Yo Honma, CEO of the data unit. The vehicles will be able to collect and share data. NTT Data will consider raising money from...
    Dolby, Dirac partner to develop in-car audio
    Sweden-based audio company Dirac has announced via a press release on 16 June that it partnered with Dolby on high-performance in-vehicle audio experience. According to the press release, both Dirac and Dolby have spent decades in developing technologies that deliver the best possible sound exper...
    Stellantis unit Free2move partners with Samsara to develop new data-based integrated solution
    Free2move, a unit of carmaker Stellantis, has announced a partnership with Samsara, a company press release dated 16 June read. Under the partnership, the companies will develop an integrated solution, which enables data from Stellantis factory-installed telematics devices to be used in Samsara's Co...
    Wejo develops new autonomous vehicle operating system
    Wejo has released an autonomous vehicle operating system (AV-OS), it said in a press release on 16 June. AV-OS will help automakers develop and deploy autonomous vehicles using connected vehicle data. The AV-OS platform will leverage billions of data points from connected and autonomous vehicles. ...
    17-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Otonomo partners with Xouba for road safety in Spain using connected vehicle data
    Otonomo Technologies has announced a strategic collaboration with Xouba for insights to improve road network in Spain and enhance safety, it said in a press release on 15 June. Xouba will have access to Otonomo’s car data to help identify high-risk, accident-prone locations, and implement road saf...
    Subaru unveils MY 2023 Ascent SUV with new Cabin Connect and latest EyeSight Driver Assist Technology
    Subaru’s model year (MY) 2023 Ascent SUV will feature the new Cabin Connect solution, it said in a 14 June press release. The solution facilitates communication from the driver or front passenger to the third-row occupants. It uses an overhead console microphone and transmits sound through the rea...
    15-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Huawei to supply auto components to Chery, JAC Motors, and Arcfox
    Huawei has finalized business cooperation with automakers including Chery, JAC Motors and Arcfox, PanDaily reported on 14 June, citing an article by 36Kr. Huawei is said to help develop at least two car models with Chery and at least one model with JAC Motors. The company will develop a model based ...
    BlackBerry updates QNX Advanced Virtualization Frameworks to support Android Automotive OS
    BlackBerry has released an updated version of QNX Advanced Virtualization Frameworks (QAVF) to support Google’s latest Android Automotive OS reference implementation, it said in a press release on 14 June. The updated QAVF will allow embedded automotive software developers simplify development, ac...
    ACO Tech partners with UOB Malaysia, Fasspay, and FIVE to offer in-vehicle connected services 
    ACO Tech has announced partnerships with UOB Malaysia, Fass Payment Solutions and FIVE Petroleum Malaysia for automotive connected services and user experience optimization, according to a company press release on 7 June. The partnerships were announced during the official unveiling of its ATLAS in-...
    ROHM unveils new automotive LDO regulator ICs for ADAS and infotainment applications
    ROHM has developed new automotive LDO regulator ICs, it said in a press release on 14 June. The ICs offer stable operation at nanoscale output capacitance. The BD9xxN1 series (BD950N1G-C, BD933N1G-C, BD900N1G-C, BD950N1WG-C, BD933N1WG-C, and BD900N1WG-C) can be used for power supplies in application...
    14-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Automotive ethernet solutions company Marvell announces expansion of operations in Canada
    Marvell has announced a significant expansion of its Canadian presence in Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver with plans for ongoing growth, according to a press release on 13 June 2022. This year, the company hired approximately 120 new workers to the Marvell Canada team to support the company's sust...
    14-Jun-2022 News Investments
    Researchers at University of Warwick develop solutions to enhance safety of AVs in complex road junctions
    University of Warwick scientists have built technical solutions for safer and more efficient autonomous vehicles (AVs) while handling complicated road intersections such as roundabouts, according to a press release on 8 June 2022. Researchers from the Intelligent Vehicles directorate at WMG, Univ...
    14-Jun-2022 News New Products
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 13 June 2022
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    SAIC-GM-Wuling, DJI jointly develops highly automated intelligent vehicle
    SAIC-GM-Wuling (SGMW) and DJI have announced the first result of a worldwide strategic partnership; a new energy mass-production model fitted with DJI's vehicle system will be introduced shortly, according to a report published by Pandaily on 9 June 2022. SAIC-GM-Wuling and DJI have been pla...
    13-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Rohde & Schwarz to showcase C-V2X, GNSS, radar solutions at Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2022
    Rohde & Schwarz will display advanced test solutions for automotive applications like cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X), GNSS, and automotive radar at the Automotive Testing Expo Europe 2022 in Stuttgart, Germany, the company said in a 9 June press release. Connectivity test solutions for A...
    13-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Changan’s new UNI-V coupe features digital LCD jointly developed by BlackBerry and BiTECH Automotive
    BlackBerry and BiTECH Automotive (Wuhu) have jointly announced that their advanced digital LCD cluster with QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System (RTOS) has been deployed in Changan Automobile's new UNI-V coupe, according to a 12 June press release. “The next generation of digital instrument c...
    13-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Toyota’s MY2023 Sequoia SUV to be fitted with new multimedia system
    Toyota’s new model year (MY) 2023 Sequoia sport utility vehicle (SUV) will be fitted with a new multimedia system which was first available in the Tundra model, it said in a press release on 8 June. The system features an 8-inch or available 14-inch touchscreen that controls the all-new Toyota Aud...
    13-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Wejo extends partnership with Microsoft Maps
    Wejo has announced the expansion of its existing collaboration with Microsoft Maps, according to a company press release on 8 June. Microsoft will be able to access real-time data from Wejo across all territories to improve its mapping capabilities like intelligent routing, route optimization, and i...
    Nissan upgrades MY 2023 Altima sedan with new 12.3-inch HD color display
    Nissan has unveiled the model year (MY) 2023 Altima sedan with a new 12.3-inch display, replacing the older 8.0-inch display, it said in a press release on 9 June. The 12.3-inch display features HD color with multi-touch control and the customizable home screen includes shortcuts to user favorites a...
    10-Jun-2022 News New Products
    WirelessCar adds new Android Automotive–based applications in Polestar cars
    WirelessCar has announced that it has added applications built on the Android Automotive Operating System, according to a company press release on 8 June. These new applications have featured in Polestar electric vehicles (EVs) since this spring. “Car companies using WirelessCar’s application...
    10-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Jaguar Land Rover to integrate what3words global location technology via OTA update
    Jaguar Land Rover will integrate what3words global location technology via HERE Technologies into its vehicles, a press release dated 9 June read. The feature will be added via a software over-the-air (OTA) update. Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles with advanced Pivi Pro infotainment system will be abl...
    Infineon introduces high-resolution 3D image sensor for automotive applications
    Infineon Technologies has announced the second version of the REAL3 automotive image sensor, an ISO26262-compliant high resolution 3D image sensor, developed in partnership with 3D time-of-flight (ToF) system expert pmdtechnologies, according to an official press release on 9 June 2022. The same ...
    10-Jun-2022 News New Products
    CarPlay gets a major facelift
    Apple has announced a major expansion of CarPlay at the 2022 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that aims to transform the entire dashboard of the vehicle. The next generation of CarPlay promises to support multiple displays beyond the primary center stack screen and utilizes vehicle data ...
    ANELLO Photonics introduces optical gyroscope, GNSS/INS evaluation kit for autonomous vehicle applications
    ANELLO Photonics has announced the availability of its Optical Gyroscope & Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)/Inertial Navigation System (INS) evaluation kit (EVK) for autonomous applications, according to a press release on 8 June 2022. The company said that the EVK can maintain ...
    09-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Ansys introduces new ‘Totem-SC’ and ‘PathFinder-SC’ semiconductors for automotive applications
    Ansys has announced the release of two new semiconductor products, Ansys Totem-SC and Ansys PathFinder-SC, for power integrity and electrostatic discharge (ESD) reliability signoff, according to a press release on 8 June 2022. By combining current Totem and PathFinder products into the Ansys SeaS...
    09-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Bosch Global Software Technologies opens new software center in Vietnam
    Bosch Global Software Technologies (BGSW) celebrated the opening of new software center in Hanoi, Vietnam, marking its official start of the operation, according to a report published by Vietnam Economic News on 7 June 2022. BGSW will increase efforts for regional development, advanced technologi...
    09-Jun-2022 News Investments
    Qualcomm, PATEO expand partnership to develop Qinggan intelligent cockpit platform solution
    Qualcomm Technologies has announced that it has collaborated with PATEO CONNECT+ (PATEO) in the automotive intelligent cockpit field, according to a press release by PATEO on 7 June 2022. The companies will expand their partnership to develop solutions for vehicle intelligence, smart car connecti...
    Real-Time Innovations, Renesas partner to advance automotive connectivity capabilities
    Real-Time Innovations (RTI), a framework company for autonomous systems has announced its collaboration with Renesas, a semiconductor supplier to develop advanced automotive semiconductor connectivity, according to a press release published by RTI on 7 June 2022. RTI Connext Drive, the communicat...
    Visteon introduces image processing algorithm to reduce screen glare in vehicle displays
    Visteon Corporation has introduced TrueColor Image Enhancement to improve cockpit display image with reduced glare across full range of ambient lighting conditions, it said in a press release on 8 June. The image processing algorithm enables increased image output quality to reduce driver distractio...
    09-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Renault rolls out Amazon Music through OpenR Link in the all-electric Mégane E-Tech
    Renault has announced the roll out of Amazon Music in all-electric Mégane E-Tech through its new connected interface OpenR Link, according to a press release published by the French automaker on 8 June. Amazon Music app is available via My Renault Mobile application as a free download. Renault c...
    GM’s OnStar to use RapidDeploy’s Radius Mapping solution
    RapidDeploy has announced its Radius Mapping solution will be used by General Motors-owned OnStar to support its delivery of emergency services, a company press release on 7 June read. OnStar selected RapidDeploy due to enhanced location accuracy and situational awareness as they look to expand emer...
    Kandou joins Global Semiconductor Alliance
    Kandou, a high-speed, energy-efficient chip-to-chip link solutions provider has announced that it has joined the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry, according to a press release on 7 June 2022. “GSA is a valuable element of the semiconductor indu...
    Honda’s MY 2023 HR-V features digital instrument display for the first time
    Honda has announced that for the first time its HR-V will feature a digital instrument display, a larger standard and available color touchscreens with standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, according to a 7 June press release. All HR-V models will be come with a 7-inch color LC...
    08-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Rolling Wireless expands software portfolio to accelerate telematics control unit development
    Network access devices (NADs) supplier Rolling Wireless has introduced a wide range of software solutions designed to cater the needs of car OEMs and tier-1 telematics control unit (TCU) suppliers, according to a press release published by the company on 7 June. The new Smart Services are ready-t...
    08-Jun-2022 News New Products
    DSP Concepts, LG Electronics collaborate to deploy AI-powered audio to automakers
    LG Electronics (LGE) has announced that it partnered with DSP Concepts to roll out artificial intelligence (AI) powered sound for automakers, according to a press release by BusinessWire on 7 June. Jeonghyu Yang, VP, Leader of the SoC Fundamental Technology Lab at CTO Division in LGE, said, "Base...
    Apple unveils new generation of CarPlay at WWDC 2022
    Apple has announced additional features for CarPlay at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference on 6 June. CarPlay will be integrated with the car’s hardware, while content will be available on multiple screens within the vehicle. Users will be able to control the radio or change the climate dire...
    07-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Shell Malaysia to acquire 50% stake in ParkEasy operator Pixelbyte
    Shell Malaysia has announced a deal to acquire 50% shareholding in Pixelbyte, the company operating ParkEasy, according to a company press release on 3 June. ParkEasy is a mobile application software helping drivers park and offer a pre-booked slot for EV Charging. “Decarbonising Mobility and e...
    Dubai Municipality launches project to design digital maps for autonomous vehicles
    The Dubai Municipality has launched a project to design "highly precise" digital maps for driverless vehicles, according to a report published by Khaleej Times on 2 June 2022.   The initiative, which was launched by the civic body's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Centre, will be u...
    Visteon opens new technical center in India to develop connected, autonomous technologies
    Visteon has inaugurated its new technical center in Goa, India, Economic Times reported on 4 June. The center will contribute to developing advanced technologies in cybersecurity, Android-based infotainment, AUTOSAR, driver awareness systems, and autonomous vehicle solutions. Visteon recently signed...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 06 June 2022
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    Startup Acsia Technologies to develop infotainment software for BMW
    Acsia Technologies has partnered with German carmaker BMW to develop an advanced infotainment solution, BusinessLine reported on 6 June. The India-based startup had teamed up with the AOX Technologies to develop infotainment systems for BMW. It has also been selected as a software development provid...
    Porsche rolls out ‘Privacy Mode’ to expand customer’s trust
    Porsche has announced that the automaker developed ‘Privacy Mode’ privacy settings for its vehicles as part of the German automaker's new strategy to protect and expand customers’ trust, The Wall Street Journal reported on 20 May. Christian Völkel, Porsche’s chief privacy officer, said, ...
    Google to discontinue Android Auto for phones
    Google is likely to shut down Android Auto for phone screens, 9to5Google reported on 2 June. Google has not specified a date at which the service will be stopped. Google had already discontinued the service on Android 12 compatible phones, essentially cutting off the experience for newer d...
    Hyundai to launch BlueLink application in Australia on MY2023 Palisade
    Hyundai Motor Corp will release its BlueLink multimedia solution in Australia with the 2023 Palisade model, The Western Australian reported on 3 June. The carmaker will gradually roll out across the range and will include a five-year subscription to the service. The service allows customers to re...
    03-Jun-2022 News New Products
    RIDDLE&CODE joins Catena-X Automotive Network to establish decentralized data ecosystem
    RIDDLE&CODE has joined the Catena-X Automotive Network, it said in a press release on 31 May. The entities will aim to establish a decentralized data ecosystem through tokenization, tamper-proof identities, and digital twins of machines, vehicles, and their components. “We are joining the a...
    TomTom reorganizes maps business
    TomTom has announced that it will reset the organization as it improves its mapmaking technology, in a company press release on 1 June. The rejig will see around 500 employees being affected from its Maps unit, which is equivalent to around 10% of the total global headcount.  “Higher level...
    Lexus MY 2023 RX model to feature Digital Key, Lexus Safety System+ 3.0 and Lexus Interface Multimedia System
    Lexus has announced that its MY 2023 RX model will feature a new global platform, two all-new grades, Digital Key, Lexus Safety System+ 3.0, and Lexus Interface Multimedia System, in  a press release on 31 May. Significance: The Lexus Safety System+ 3.0 will offer additional features with th...
    02-Jun-2022 News New Products
    MY 2023 BMW X1 model to feature curved display with iDrive 8.0
    BMW has announced that its model year (MY) 2023 X1 model will come with BMW Curved Display and iDrive 8.0, in a company press release on 1 June. The X1 features the latest-generation BMW iDrive in the form of BMW Live Cockpit Plus. It is based on BMW Operating System 8, a running new-generation soft...
    02-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Faraday Future picks Cerence to power in-car voice assistant in FF 91 EV
    Cerence has announced that Faraday Future Intelligent Electric has picked Cerence’s its AI-powered text-to-speech (TTS) technology for the in-car assistant in its FF 91 electric vehicle (EV), according to a company press release on 1 June. Production is set to begin in the third quarter of 2022. F...
    Li Auto’s Li ONE to receive new advance assisted driving features via OTA update
    Li Auto, a Chinese electric car manufacturer has revealed that its smart SUV Li ONE would soon receive an over-the-air (OTA) update to version 3.1, which will include more high-end assisted driving functions, according to a report published by Pandaily on 31 May 2022. Following this OTA update, c...
    Volvo Cars partners with Epic Games for high quality in-vehicle graphics
    Volvo Cars has collaborated with Epic Games, though which it will offer photorealistic visualization technology into its next generation of electric vehicles (EVs), it said in a press release on 1 June. The companies will use Epic’s Unreal Engine game engine for high-quality graphics inside the ca...
    Marvell unveils new automotive ethernet switch
    Marvell has introduced its third-generation Marvell Brightlane Ethernet Switch, it said in a press release on 31 May. It is reportedly the first switch with lockstep dual-core Arm processing redundancy for mission-critical applications. The new automotive switch also includes a suite of advanced sec...
    01-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Avanci enters patent license agreement for wireless technologies with Ford Motor
    Avanci has announced a patent license agreement with Ford Motor Company, according to a company press release dated 31 May. Under the agreement, Ford will have access to all 4G, 3G, and 2G standard essential patents provided by the 49 participating patent holders through Avanci's licensing program. ...
    Toyota introduces new cabin monitoring system to detect vehicle occupants
    Toyota Connected North America (TCNA) has unveiled its Cabin Awareness concept technology, which employs millimeter-wave, high-resolution 4D imaging radar to identify passengers (even some pets) in vehicles and has the capability of detecting them if they are ever left behind, according to a press r...
    01-Jun-2022 News New Products
    Intel, Vingroup to collaborate on in-vehicle computing platforms for ADAS, infotainment
    Vingroup has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intel to develop advanced computing systems, including 5G enabled smart city, smart manufacturing processes, cloud services, and artificial intelligence (AI), as well as advanced driver assistance system (ADAS)-based on Mobileye technology,...
    A look at connected car startups driving market trends
    The volume of startups in the automotive space has seen a surge over the last decade. This increase is primarily due to the growth of connectivity, autonomous mobility, and electrification. Initially, during the paradigm shift, automakers primarily focused on hardware in vehicle development, which i...
    Mercedes-Benz recalls over 254,000 vehicles over issues with automatic crash notification systems
    Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 254,000 vehicles due to issues with their automatic crash notification systems, Consumer Reports wrote on 27 May. Affected vehicles include MY2017–22 CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, AMG GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL-Clas...
    30-May-2022 News Recalls
    Autonomous mobility startup JueFX partners with Horizon Robotics
    JueFX has partnered with Horizon Robotics under which the two sides will work to implement all-scenario intelligent driving applications based on the Horizon Journey series of automotive-grade chips in combination with the multi-sensor fusion algorithm capabilities of JueFX, Pandaily reported on 12 ...
    Cox Automotive to provide fleet platform, vehicle connectivity solutions to E2 Mobility
    E2 Mobility has announced that Cox Automotive Mobility will offer logistics and business solutions for its next-generation smart mobility fleet, a company press release dated 26 May read. E2 Mobility will leverage Cox Automotive Mobility's suite of digital and physical fleet solutions, including ser...
    AutoTechInsight Weekly – 30 May 2022
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    German court bans sales and production of connected Ford vehicles
    A court in Germany has banned the sales and production of Ford connected cars, Reuters reported on 21 May. The decision is part of a lawsuit over the violation of wireless technology patents. While the verdict by the Munich regional court is not legally binding and can be appealed, an EUR227...
    Virginia transportation department uses V2X geofence for work zones
    The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has partnered with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) and GeoStabilization International to deploy a V2X smart work zone technology system along the U.S. Route 23, TrafficTechnology Today reported on 23 May. The system is expected to de...
    Iteris adds ClearData traffic management feeds to its mobility solutions
    Iteris has added customizable ClearData traffic management feeds to its exiting mobility solutions, it said in a press release on 26 May. ClearData offers data tracking with a combination of connected vehicle, commercial fleet, and mobile GPS probes. It also provides coverage nationwide on all ...
    27-May-2022 News New Products
    Volkswagen partners with music streaming platform Anghami to promote safe driving
    Volkswagen Middle East has collaborated with music streaming platform Anghami to promote safe driving using Anghami’s Auto Car Mode, it said in a press release on 26 May. The Auto Car Mode user interface enlarges the buttons on the screen, resulting in less distractions for people while driving. V...
    Smart mobility security expert AUTOCRYPT raises USD25.5 million in Series B funding
    AUTOCRYPT, a secure mobility and V2X communications company, has announced that it has raised USD25.5 million in a Series B funding round, with a post-money valuation of USD120 million, according to a press release on 26 May 2022. The investment was led by Korea Asset Investment Securities, Ulmus...
    27-May-2022 News Investments
    Kyocera to exhibit autonomous solutions at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2022 YOKOHAMA
    Kyocera Corporation will display multiple autonomous and connected mobility products at the “Automotive Engineering Exposition 2022 YOKOHAMA” it said in a press release on 25 May. Products include Smart V2I roadside units (RSU), which collects information from road infrastructure, like pedest...
    Ford trials connected vehicle technology using geofencing in Germany
    Ford has announced that it is trialing connected vehicle technology using geofencing, according to its press release on 24 May. Ford’s Geofencing Speed Limit Control system could help drivers avoid speeding fines and make roads safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and other vulnerable road users (VRUs...
    BMW releases new on- and offboard functions via OTA update
    BMW has begun issuing free Remote Software Upgrade from mid-May, it said in a press release on 25 May. Globally, more than 3.3 million BMW cars with Operating System 7 and 8 are upgrade compatible. The BMW iX will get QlockTwo widget on the BMW Curved Display. The QlockTwo time displays the time in ...
    26-May-2022 News New Products
    Geotab partners with General Motors for connected vehicle services in US government fleets
    Geotab has announced that the Geotab Integrated Solution for General Motors is available for government agencies in the US, a company press release on 24 May read. The integrated OEM solution provides connectivity via OnStar-equipped vehicles without additional hardware installation. Government flee...
    Cocos develops automotive smart cockpit solution
    Cocos has launched the Cocos HMI, a smart cockpit solution, it said in a blog post on 16 May. It has also unveiled four products: in-vehicle human-machine interface (HMI), automatic assisted driving visualization, an in-vehicle avatar, and in-vehicle games to help upgrade the smart cockpit experienc...
    25-May-2022 News New Products
    Baidu combines mapping services with Intelligence Driving Group
    Baidu has merged its mapping division into the Intelligent Driving Group (IDG), PanDaily reported on 24 May, citing a report by 36Kr. Baidu Maps offers HD-Map capabilities. This business development will enable Baidu Maps to take advantage of organizational resources to support its strategic objecti...
    HARMAN joins Global Semiconductor Alliance
    HARMAN has announced that HARMAN and its Digital Transformation Solutions (DTS) business unit have become a member of Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), a company press release on 24 May read. Initially, HARMAN will participate in the alliance’s Trusted IoT Ecosystem Security (TIES), artifici...
    CARIAD, Luxoft to jointly develop scalable vehicle software platform for VW Group
    Luxoft, a DXC Technology company has announced that it is working with CARIAD, the automotive software company of Volkswagen Group, to provide vehicle software development, testing, and integration services, according to a press release on 24 May 2022. Luxoft is helping CARIAD reach its strategic...
    WM Motor to update W6 model with public automated valet parking system
    WM Motor has released a new Public Automated Valet Parking (PAVP) solution, PanDaily reported on 23 May. The solution is for unmanned automatic parking in non-fixed parking areas in public lots. The PAVP will be used in the W6 models through over-the-air (OTA) updates. PAVP can be used via a smartph...
    24-May-2022 News New Products
    Faurecia to invest USD147 million in new interiors plant in Mexico
    Faurecia, a Forvia Group company has announced an investment of USD147 million to construct a new shared plant in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, that will have instrument panels, production lines for other interior modules, technologies and processes such as plastic injection, vibration welding, ultrasonic wel...
    24-May-2022 News Investments
    Cavli Wireless demonstrates next-gen connected car technologies at CV 2022
    Cavli Wireless demonstrated connected vehicle technologies at the Connected Vehicle summit in Bengaluru, India, the company said in a press release on 20 May. The demonstrations included smart modules, including C10GS CAT 1/4 Cellular IoT Module with high-precision integrated GNSS perfect for mobili...
    GlobalFoundries introduces ‘GF Connex’ RF technology solutions
    GlobalFoundries (GF) has announced GF Connex, a comprehensive portfolio of radio frequency (RF) technology solutions for next-generation automotive wireless communication applications, according to a press release on 19 May 2022. For building wireless-connected devices, GF Connex combines de...
    23-May-2022 News New Products
    KPIT opens new technical center in the US to accelerate software-defined vehicle development
    KPIT Technologies has announced the opening of its new office in the US to strengthen and expand software-defined vehicle development for mobility OEMs and tier-1s, according to a press release published by the company on 20 May. Mr. Sachin Tikekar, Joint MD and Member of the Board, KPIT Technolo...
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    Intelematics partners with Aeris to bring Aeris Mobility Suite to Australia and New Zealand
    Intelematics has announced a partnership with Aeris under which Intelematics to bring Aeris’ Mobility Suite (AMS) connected vehicle platform to vehicle manufacturers and distributors in Australia and New Zealand, according to a company press release on 18 May. “This technology exists in new c...
    Audi to integrate Apple Music into select models
    Audi has announced the integration Apple Music directly into select models, a company press release on 19 May. Users can leverage their subscription directly from the Multi-Media Interface (MMI) screen using in-car internet data. “Integrating Apple Music into the Audio infotainment system marks...
    20-May-2022 News New Products
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