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Zurich Insurance buys Bright Box for connected car expe…

ZURICH, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Zurich Insurance Group has bought Bright Box HK Ltd to strengthen its expertise in connected cars, the Swiss insurer said on Friday. Founded in 2012, Bright Box provides telematics technology that links drivers to their vehicles and the vehicles to networks of car dealers and carmakers, Zurich Insurance said, giving no financial details in its statement. (Reporting by Michael Shields; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu) Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Source link قالب وردپرس


MTN partners Huawei for connected car insurance service

MTN Business announced the launch of a connected car insurance service in partnership with Huawei. The new service launching first in South Africa will collect information on driving behaviour to share with the driver and insurer, in an attempt to motivate better driving and reduced insurance costs. The system uses an on-board diagnostic (OBD) device that connects the car to a mobile app for private use or to a data centre for commercial users like insurance or fleet management firms. Data on driving behaviour such as speed and braking canRead More


Over a century ago the “Toonerville Trolley” connected …

This week in 1910, the “Toonerville Trolley” streetcar line began operating between Houston and the community of Bellaire. This week in 1910, the “Toonerville Trolley” streetcar line began operating between Houston and the community of Bellaire. Photo: Handout Bellaire’s streetcar named “Toonerville Trolley” roamed the streets prior to 1927 when it was replaced by a bus line. It stands as a landmark today.  Bellaire’s streetcar named “Toonerville Trolley” roamed the streets prior to 1927 when it was replaced by a bus line. It stands as a landmark today.  Photo: R.Read More


Global Connected Cars Market Expected To Be Worth US$ 2…

Nov 13, 2017 (Financeswire via COMTEX) — Tweet The connected car, which once was a concept and limited to science fiction movies, is a reality today. Cars are extremely well connected these days and with extensive embedded hardware components combined with smart connectivity capabilities use an array of protocols to deliver key electronic, monitoring and diagnostic functions. It is now the hottest market where everybody is trying to be a part of it considering enormous potential the market holds. The market revenue is estimated to reach $153.60 billion by 2020,”Read More


Ola teams up with Microsoft to build a connected vehicl…

Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO and Co-founder Ola with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in DelhiTwitter Bhavish Aggarwal India’s largest app-based cab aggregator Ola has joined hands with technology giant Microsoft to build a new connected vehicle platform for car manufacturers worldwide. The Bengaluru-based cab aggregator said on Tuesday that Microsoft will be its preferred cloud provider and will use Microsoft Azure to its existing connected car platform Ola Play. The cab aggregator said that it will transform driver and passenger experiences with vehicle diagnostics, improved in-car productivity, advanced navigation, predictive maintenance ofRead More


Ola ties up with Microsoft to build connected vehicle p…

Bengaluru, November 7:   Together with Microsoft, Ola is building a new connected vehicle platform for car manufacturers worldwide. As part of the partnership, Ola on Tuesday announced that Microsoft will be its preferred cloud provider and will use Microsoft Azure to power Ola Play, the company’s existing connected car platform for ride-sharing that was launched last year. At the heart of the partnership is Ola Play, that will leverage Microsoft Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance driver experiences with telematics, vehicle diagnostics, advanced navigation and predictiveRead More


Vyncs®, the Best Seller Connected Car/Fleet GPS Tracker…

Agnik announces the release of VyncsMiles®, an app powered by smartphone-based machine learning algorithms for enhancing consumer experience in its Vyncs® no monthly fee connected car GPS tracking product. BALTIMORE (PRWEB) November 02, 2017 Vyncs®, the market-leading no monthly fee connected car GPS tracking product is now going to come with the new VyncsMiles® app for enhancing the consumer experience beyond the car. The VyncsMiles® app will support the existing Vyncs® app and web portal. The rapid ascent of Vyncs since its launch in the consumer market a year agoRead More


Root looks to partner with automakers to get connected-…

Alex Timm, Root Insurance Telematics insurer Root is in talks with auto manufacturers in search of alternative driver data from connected cars for claims and underwriting. Company CEO Alex Timm says that together, vehicle and insurance data can better inform carriers about driving frequency in real time—taking the speculation of how much policyholders drive away from carriers. Agreements with original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, will also ensure Root benefits from autonomous technology as it continues to mature, Timm says. The insurer currently sports a partnership with Tesla covering drivers whenRead More


Regulation for Autonomous, Connected and Secure cars-re…

Auto2x’s new report provides analysis of the regulatory status and timeline for Autonomous Driving, Automotive Cyber Security & V2X in major car markets As the automotive and technology industries race to higher vehicle autonomy the regulatory barrier becomes a determinant of their commercialisation strategies” — Auto2x LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, September 21, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Auto2x expands its “Autonomous, Intelligent & Secure car” research portfolio with the addition of a new report which analyses the regulatory landscape for the transition from Supervised to Unsupervised-Driving (SAE Level 4-5) to allow deployment ofRead More


Deutsche Telekom brings Mojio connected car service to …

Deutsche Telekom announced at IFA the new CarConnect adapter to turn the car into a mobile hotspot. Available from the end of October, the device comes with an integrated SIM card and 10 GB data allowance as well as a range of information on driving performance and tracking the car’s route.  The adapter costs EUR 70, and the CombiCard Car plan with 10 GB is EUR 9.95 per month with EU roaming and the free CarConnect app for iOS and Android smartphones. Users must have a MagentaMobil contract with Telekom.Read More