It can save lives, which is why the automatic emergency call feature â€“ termed eCall â€“ will be mandatory for all new car and light commercial vehicle models in the European Union from March 31, 2018.
Millions of customers can soon upgrade the connectivity in their older-model Ford vehicles to include a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, smartphone control of existing key fob features, vehicle health and security alerts, and vehicle location tracking.
LotLinx, an automotive artificial intelligence (AI) company has announced that Jim Oâ€™Sullivan will join the companyâ€™s board of directors, adding senior leadership and an accomplished background to help its team drive measureable results for dealerships.
Daimler Trucks â€“ the worldâ€™s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer â€“ has handed over the worldâ€™s first all-electric light-duty (7.5-tonne) truck in series production, the FUSO eCanter, to UK customers.
Octo Telematics (Octo), a global provider of telematics for the auto insurance industry, has announced that it has entered into a global partnership with RCI Bank and Services, the finance company from Groupe Renault to provide its telematics services and advanced big data analytics to enhance the driving experience of drivers worldwide.
Eliport, a new start-up set up by two Barcelona entrepreneurs, has just launched its equity crowdfunding page, looking to draw investment in order to fulfil its vision of completely automating last-mile delivery through autonomous robots.
After more than a year of building test vehicles for development of its self-driving technology, General Motors will build production versions of its Cruise AV at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan. Roof modules for GMâ€™s self-driving vehicles will be assembled at its Brownstown plant.
Airgain, a company involved in wireless connectivity platforms has announced a new multi-year partnership with McLaren Technology Group that will build on both companiesâ€™ reputations in leading-edge, high performance technologies.
Magna, a mobility technology company and one of the worldâ€™s largest automotive suppliers, and Lyft, North Americaâ€™s fastest growing rideshare company, announced a multi-year collaboration in which the companies will jointly fund, develop, and manufacture self-driving systems.
Millbrook will become a crucial partner in the recently announced AutoAir project; the world-leading project to bring 5G technologies to the automotive and technology industries and accelerate the validation and development of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs).