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Many people don't bother using in-car technology, survey says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You're on a test-drive.<p>You care most about the way the car feels and smells. You care most about how it accelerates and whether the seats are comfortable.<p>Meanwhile, the salesperson is busily trying to show …

Amsterdam becomes a 'smart city' with The Things Network

Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city,’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other – and The Next Web is helping to bring it to life.<p>The Things Network is a first-of-its-kind system that uses low-power, …

Hackers control connected cars using text messages

It's not only Chrysler drivers that have to worry about hackers taking control of their cars from afar. UC San Diego researchers have found that you can control features on cars of many makes by exploiting vulnerabilities in cellular-capable dongles that are sometimes plugged into the vehicles' …

How are these OBD startups like Automatic, Metromile, CloudCar, etc. doing?

Automatic seem to have a strong team and good focus.<p>They started with a very solid product focused on driver behavioural change (or else just …

The 'connected car' is creating a massive new business opportunity for auto, tech, and telecom companies

The connected car is equipped with internet connections and software that allow people to stream music, look up movie times, be alerted of traffic and weather conditions, and even power driving-assistance services such as self-parking.<p>By 2020, BI Intelligence estimates that 75% of cars shipped …

Connected Car News - Driverless Vehicles, Infotainment, Telematics

Why autonomous vehicles are the key to safer roads<p>It’s a sobering fact that even in this technological age, we still see 1.2 million deaths on our …

Definition of Connected Car – What is the connected car? Defined

A big buzz word in the automotive and car industry is now “connected car.” Many people have asked us at AUTO Connected Car, “What is the connected …

What’s driving the connected car

New car technologies are transforming the automotive sector, with major implications for industry players and consumers alike.<p><b>Today’s car</b> has the …

Smart Transportation & Mobility '18 | London Tech Week's Leading Mobility & Automotive Event

Autonomous Vehicles<p>The future of automotive is driverless - but the timeline and tech roadmap remains unclear. Hear the latest insights on the …

Comcast Ventures Backs Connected Car Pioneer, Automatic Labs

The Internet of Things is knocking on the door of one of the largest consumer markets, the $800B US car industry. Over the last several years, …

USAA Leads $24 Million Round For Connected Car Platform Automatic

Automatic, the connected car platform whose sensor and app combination is sometimes referred to as a “Fitbit for your car,” announced this morning $24 million in Series B funding, led by the investment arm at USAA, a top insurance and financial services provider for military families, which today …

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AT&T working on exclusive content for connected cars

NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is gearing up to bring connected car users exclusive content such as videos and games that can be streamed onto personal mobile devices later this year, AT&T’s senior vice president of emerging devices Chris Penrose said.<p>An AT&T Logo is pictured on the side of a …

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CarPlay coming to Buick and GMC as CarPlay-equipped Corvette hits the road

A day after the first CarPlay-equipped Corvette headed out to dealers and buyers in the form of the 650HP Z06, General Motors announced that it will be available later this year in two Buick and three GMC models. This adds to the 14 Chevrolet models scheduled to see some CarPlay love this …