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Novatel Wireless and Chipin BV to Deliver Usage Based Insurance Solutions to European Markets

Novatel Wireless and Chipin BV to Deliver Usage Based Insurance Solutions to European Markets

Novatel Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, and Chipin B.V., a provider of innovative solutions for insurance and fleet management based on dynamic pricing, today announced that Novatel Wireless will supply its MT 3060 and N4A™ Device Manager to support Usage Based Insurance (UBI) programs in the Benelux Region. Highlights: Chipin will provide UBI solutions to the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg regions. This deployment, under the label “fairzekering” for consumers, will showcase a successful [...]

Telefónica to provide M2M connectivity for Tesla electric vehicles across major European markets

Telefónica to provide M2M connectivity for Tesla electric vehicles across major European markets

The solution will power Tesla’s Model S telematics and infotainment services. Connectivity provided by Telefónica and its M2M World Alliance partners. Telefónica today announced an agreement with Tesla, the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, to provide Machine-To-Machine (M2M) connectivity for the Tesla Model S in Europe. Telefónica and its M2M World Alliance partners will provide connectivity for Model S across multiple countries in Europe, including in Germany and the United Kingdom on Telefónica’s O2 network, in [...]

Modus and ATrack Announce Partnership to Bring Insurance Telematics Solutions to Asia

Modus and ATrack Announce Partnership to Bring Insurance Telematics Solutions to Asia

New Technologies Bring Promise of Safer Roads to World’s Fastest Growing Vehicle Markets. Modus, a world leading end-to-end insurance telematics solution provider and ATrack Technology Inc., a world-class manufacturer of GPS Vehicle Telematics Devices, today announced a new partnership to bring Modus’ innovative suite of insurance telematics solutions to insurance providers and their customers throughout Asia. According to a 2011 report published by Ward’s Auto World, worldwide vehicle population surpassed one billion in 2010 with [...]

Telit Concludes Acquisition of NXP’s Automotive Telematics On-board unit Platform (“ATOP”) Business and Launches New OEM Automotive Business Unit

Telit Concludes Acquisition of NXP’s Automotive Telematics On-board unit Platform (“ATOP”) Business and Launches New OEM Automotive Business Unit

Acquisition of the ATOP Business from Leading Global Semiconductor Company Concludes with the Creation of Telit Automotive Solutions. Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading global vendor of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) modules, value-added services and solutions, today announced it has concluded the acquisition of the Automotive Telematics On-board unit Platform (ATOP) business from Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors (Nasdaq NXPI). ATOP is an automotive grade solution for vehicle manufacturers to implement eCall or similar [...]

New ranking of top global connected car manufacturers from Machina Research

New ranking of top global connected car manufacturers from Machina Research

The study from Machina Research, commissioned by Vodafone, shows BMW as the motor manufacturer with the most complete approach to the delivery of connectivity in cars. GM, Ford, Audi and Chrysler complete the top five. Machina Research today unveiled its inaugural ranking of global automotive manufacturers according to the scale and sophistication of their connected car programmes. BMW, with its ConnectedDrive service, tops the list, followed by GM, which has been something of a trailblazer with OnStar. Ford features in third place courtesy [...]

Networking On the Road: Volkswagen and Audi Bank on Vodafone

Networking On the Road: Volkswagen and Audi Bank on Vodafone

Vodafone today announced a new agreement with Volkswagen and Audi in Europe to provide automotive connectivity, starting with new Audi models from 2015. Highlights: ++ Vodafone continues to develop a strong position in the automotive market ++ Bringing connectivity to Volkswagen and Audi vehicles An embedded SIM chip developed specifically for the automobile industry will feature in new vehicles, The Audi connect portfolio currently comprises in-car navigation, communications and infotainment services together with a WLAN Hotspot.  In [...]

Sprint Teams with IMS to Offer Premium Turnkey Insurance Telematics Solution

Sprint Teams with IMS to Offer Premium Turnkey Insurance Telematics Solution

IMS UBI Intelligence powered by DriveSync® an industry-leading solution with end-to-end benefits. Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced that IMS UBI Intelligence is now available through its Integrated Insurance Solution portfolio for auto insurance customers, provided by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), a leading connected car company. Mohamed Nasser, director - M2M Product and Marketing, Sprint, said: “Our auto insurance carriers have been requesting a single source for all their UBI (usage-based insurance) needs. We have selected [...]

Telenor Connexion puts Koenigsegg’ supercar in the Cloud

Telenor Connexion puts Koenigsegg’ supercar in the Cloud

The new supercar One:1 is cloud connected by Telenor Connexion and accessible through a new app. Koenigsegg’s customers will thereby enjoy smart features such as top speed, lap time, g-force, and remote access. Car manufacturer Koenigsegg is renowned for its uncompromising vehicles. The bespoke premium cars are hand-built and equipped with the latest and most advanced in technology, innovation and design. The latest feature added to the state-of-the-art cars is a connected business solution from Telenor Connexion. Telenor Connexion [...]

HIMEX and Novatel Wireless Join Forces to Deliver Advanced Usage Based Insurance Solutions

HIMEX and Novatel Wireless Join Forces to Deliver Advanced Usage Based Insurance Solutions

Novatel Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wireless solutions, and HIMEX, a leading provider of Usage Based Insurance (UBI) and smart fleet management platforms, announced today that they are working together to jointly provide innovative solutions to the UBI market. HIMEX is actively integrating the Novatel Wireless family of MT 3060 telematics devices into the HIMEX 3D World Platform to provide virtual renderings of telematics information. KEY HIGHLIGHTS: Novatel Wireless’ MT 3060 family of platforms is an [...]

SAP Develops Innovative Mobility Services for the Connected Car

SAP Develops Innovative Mobility Services for the Connected Car

As part of a co-innovation project, SAP AG and BMW Group Research and Technology have developed an innovative technology infrastructure for in-vehicle mobility services. The research prototype is based on the SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and will provide personalized services to drivers based on their location and route. This collaboration brings SAP one step closer toward making its vision of the connected car a reality. The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress 2014. The cloud-based platform from SAP serves as a link between [...]

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