Lifesaving alerts demo proposal in Australia

Industry and government organisations from Europe and Australia are calling for a trial of the deployment of potentially life-saving technology in Australia, which would send coordinated, vital messages and alerts to drivers and travellers. The proposal was made during a discussion at last month’s ITS Australia Summit.   A Special Interest Session (Emergency Alerts & Warnings […]

New report brands connected cars “worst for privacy”

Modern cars are being branded “a privacy nightmare” by Mozilla Foundation in the United States. In its latest “Privacy Not Included” report, it says car makers have been bragging about their cars being “computers on wheels” for years to promote their advanced features but that the conversation about what driving a computer means for its […]

TTF issues latest video showcasing connected vehicle solutions

The Transport Technology Forum has published the third in a series of videos explaining how connected vehicle technology is delivering safer and more efficient roads through technology such as in-vehicle signage. Following on from videos last year which explained how information can be shared “untouched by human hand” and showcasing a day of demonstrations at […]

Avanci Launches 5G Connected Vehicle Licensing Programme

Independent joint licensing solutions company Avanci has launched its 5G Connected Vehicle programme aimed at simplifying the licensing of the cellular technologies used in next generation connected vehicles. Kasim Alfalahi, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Avanci, said: “Avanci was created with a vision of transforming how technology is shared. We ensure that the work […]

New Cohda Wireless connected vehicle solution certified in Europe

Cohda Wireless’s connected vehicle technology solution, the MK6, has achieved CE Certification in Europe and in the UK. The company launched the MK6 in late 2022 as the world’s most advanced and versatile V2X connectivity solution. The MK6 RSU (Road-Side Unit) and OBU (On-Board Unit) offer the most comprehensive connectivity capability as standard features, including […]

Mercedes-Benz and Boston use connected technology to help improve uneven roads

Mercedes-Benz USA’s Urban Mobility Solutions division is working to use sensors within vehicles to identify the causes of uneven roads. Its teaming up with the Boston’s Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and Citywide Analytics Team to use an advanced algorithm to process vehicle data and use it for infrastructure analytics. Participating MBUSA vehicles collect […]

Porsche creates new vehicle software division

Carmaker Porsche has announced it’s opening a new division focused on software development for intelligent and connected vehicles. It says that, with the new division, the Nardò Technical Center proving ground in Salento, Southern Italy, which is owned by Porsche and operated by Porsche Engineering, “further underlines its positioning as technology partner for the integrated […]

Wejo enters administration

Manchester-based Connected Vehicles technology company Wejo has filed an application to appoint an administrator. In paperwork submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the Nasdaq-listed company says it is “evaluating whether it will file ancillary insolvency proceedings for the Company and its other subsidiaries in other jurisdictions, including in the United States, in […]


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