Introducing Land Rover Explore, the outdoor phone

Land Rover and Bullitt Group have unveiled details of the Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone. Designed for people who live for adventure and need a phone that can survive whatever it’s put through. At the heart of the Land Rover Explore is a powerful 4000mAh battery that gives two days of typical use, or a […]

Computacenter helps BMW simplify distribution of IT consumables

Challenge: The BMW Group wanted to replace its existing process for the distribution of IT components such as mice, memory sticks and adapters. Under the previous system, employees would have to wait several days from raising a ticket by phone to generate an order, to the request being sent to the warehouse and finally receiving […]

In-car Wi-Fi market growing at 27.63% CAGR between 2018-2022

In-Car Wi-Fi Market 2022 is an automotive research report included in The analysts forecast the global in-car Wi-Fi market to grow at a CAGR of 27.63% during the period 2018-2022. Main companies are AUDI, BMW, Daimler Group, FCA, Ford and General Motors. The in-car Wi-Fi market report considers the revenue garnered by the providers […]

Fleet Complete acquires Ecofleet, advancing its expansion in Europe

Fleet Complete, the fastest-growing provider of IoT solutions in the connected commercial vehicle space, has announced its acquisition of Ecofleet, the leading fleet telematics player in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This is Fleet Complete’s second acquisition in Europe since ITmobile in 2016 (now operating as Fleet Complete […]

Panasonic announces new Alexa integration for automobiles

Panasonic has announced that it is working with Amazon to offer the next generation of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems with the Alexa voice service, including certain capabilities natively embedded. The integration will change the experience OEMs can offer to in-car users, allowing them to interact with the voice service from the vehicle. Panasonic will deliver […]

Faurecia and Accenture partner for autonomous vehicle experience

Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive OEMs and Accenture, a global leader in consulting and technology, has announced the signing of an agreement for a five year partnership aimed at accelerating innovation in mobility services. Faurecia and Accenture will combine their expertise in innovation and co-invest to create products and services for connected and […]

SISCOG enables optimisation of drivers’ duty scheduling at FGC

FGC is a government-owned company in Catalonia, responsible for rail transport in and around the city of Barcelona. FGC will use a SISCOG system based on its CREWS product that speeds up and facilitates the decision making regarding the duty scheduling of about 300 drivers from its three railway lines. This new tool ensures, in […]

Coexistence of C-V2X and ITS-G5 technology offers benefits for Europe

The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a cross-industry association of the telecoms and automotive industry, held a policy debate on Tuesday 5 December in Brussels to discuss the concrete actions necessary to implement 5G connected and automated vehicles in Europe. A recurring theme in the debate was the cohesive development and implementation of cellular “vehicle to […]

BEP teams with Oracle to advance computer science education worldwide

Oracle President of Product Development Thomas Kurian, announced on stage that Oracle Academy will join forces with Bloodhound SSC Education. A non-profit organisation established by the Bloodhound Project, to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. The collaboration connects Oracle Academy’s computer science curriculum with the technology behind the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project, which […]

LoJack Italia looks to transform auto fleet management and insurance

LoJack Italia, a wholly owned subsidiary of CalAmp and a leader in stolen vehicle recovery and innovative automotive services, has announced its LoJack Connect™ telematics solutions are now available to short and long-term car rental agencies and insurance providers in Europe. The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management solutions open up new opportunities to increase operational efficiencies, […]

Remote operation of vehicles with 5G

In the near future it will be a common occurrence to see driverless buses on city streets. A key step towards introducing autonomously driven buses into the public transport system is the development of remote monitoring and control capabilities, which will help to ensure safety, the Ericsson Mobility Report describes. While autonomous vehicles could revolutionise […]

Symbio and DENSO will establish an innovation centre in Finland

The software company Symbio will establish, together with DENSO, one of the leading automotive component manufacturers, a joint innovation centre in Finland. The innovation centre will be based in Symbio’s premises in Espoo, Finland. “The automotive industry is facing major disruption. Electric cars, self-driving vehicles and new digital services for driving and maintenance are changing […]

Groupe PSA and Huawei enter into global partnership on connected cars

Huawei has announced a long-term partnership with Groupe PSA, the largest car manufacturer in Europe with multiple car brands under its umbrella, including Peugeot, Citroën, DS, and Opel, Vauxhall. The partnership will see both companies collaborate in the connected car to provide innovative mobility services and solutions to customers. The Connected Vehicle Modular Platform (CVMP) […]

Tata Consultancy Services announces IoT partnership with Rolls-Royce

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, and Rolls-Royce the market-leader in high performance power systems, have announced the expansion of their long-standing partnership in order to exploit future data innovation opportunities. The partnership will help Rolls-Royce accelerate its ‘Digital First’ vision, deliver further value to customers, improve existing […]

Comments on the Uber data breech

James Chappell, CTO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows, says: “News that the darling of the disruptive digital age, taxi app company Uber, was hacked in 2016 with statements confirming that 57 million customers and 600,000 drivers’ personal details were compromised and potentially stolen should not really come as a surprise. While you could be surprised at […]

Coriant awarded innovation award for European Routing project

Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, have announced that it has been awarded this year’s Celtic-Plus Innovation Award for its contributions to the Safe and Secure European Routing (SASER) project. The Innovation Award, presented at the Celtic-Plus event held earlier […]

A leading Internet Exchange Provider deploys solution to Paris metro area

France-IX, the leading Internet Exchange in France, and Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers, web-scale Internet operators and IXPs, have announced their collaboration in order to enhance the scalability, flexibility, and efficiency of France-IX’s optical transport infrastructure to address its members’ rapidly growing demand […]

H&D Wireless receives grant to explore industrial IoT RTLS solution

H&D Wireless, a leading Swedish Internet of Things (IoT), cloud and platform system provider, has received a SEK 500,000 grant from Sweden’s Innovation Agency to further explore the needs of different companies and the benefits of H&D Wireless’ new IoT enterprise indoor real time localisation service called GEPS. The service has been specifically developed for […]