EU “eyes car chips as next battleground with China”

Europe is widening its focus from high-tech to low-tech microchips as it fears a fresh challenge from Chinese subsidized firms to supply the electric vehicle boom. The European Commission will start to question microchip suppliers and customers about legacy chips and whether there is a dependency on China supplies, it told POLITICO in a statement, with […]

OEMs can “generate $1600 per vehicle from Connected Car services”

The evolution of mobile connectivity has accelerated at an unprecedented pace. From the foundational 2G that introduced cellular networks to the transformative 4G that revolutionized video streaming, each generation of mobile technology has brought profound changes. Now, with 5G, we are entering an era of “isolated connected solutions” such as 5G-enabled factories, campuses, and stadiums, […]

Toyota accused of collecting extensive customer data

The Australian consumer group CHOICE has issued a report saying smart technologies built into new Toyota cars pose “significant risks to customers’ privacy, collecting highly personal data and potentially sharing it with third-parties, from insurance companies to debt collection agencies”. Toyota’s Connected Services technology collects information such as vehicle location, driving data, fuel levels, and […]


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