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Posts Tagged ‘telematics’

Volvo Cars and AT&T Enter Multi-Year Agreement to Connect Future Models in U.S. and Canada

Volvo Cars and AT&T Enter Multi-Year Agreement to Connect Future Models in U.S. and Canada

AT&T, and Volvo Cars, both leaders in connected cars, have entered into a new multi-year agreement to enable future Volvo vehicles in the U.S. and Canada with high speed wireless connectivity. AT&T is scheduled to power Volvo’s US 2015 model year connected car solution with Sensus Connect, an embedded infotainment service. Volvo customers in the U.S. and Canada will also have access to Volvo On Call, a service allowing remote access to car functions and an emergency crash notification service. Volvo plans to enable cars with AT&T [...]

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 [...]

KORE Wireless and ATrack establish a global partnership

KORE Wireless and ATrack establish a global partnership

KORE Wireless, the world’s largest dedicated M2M wireless network provider, together with ATrack, Taiwan’s leading Telematics hardware manufacturer, have established a global partnership to provide ATrack customers access to KORE M2M network services in over 150 countries worldwide. This partnership allows ATrack to provide eligible customers free of charge the KORE M2M Starter Kit, including two KORE Global Connect SIM cards, with 90 days of M2M data and SMS for testing hardware on the KORE M2M Network. Vice President and General [...]

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 [...]

Jasper Chosen by AT&T to Power Its Connected Car Platform

Jasper Chosen by AT&T to Power Its Connected Car Platform

AT&T Drive brings connected car services to drivers using Jasper Connected Car Cloud. Jasper Wireless, the leading connected devices platform powering the mobile Internet of Things, today announced it will power AT&T Drive, a first of its kind modular, global automotive platform for developing LTE connected car services. AT&T Drive allows car manufacturers to take advantage of next-generation data speeds and deliver everything from voice-controlled apps and infotainment to advanced diagnostics services. Jasper Connected Car Cloud will help [...]

Telekom Austria Group Expands its M2M Portfolio with Six Industry-Specific Telematics Solutions

Telekom Austria Group Expands its M2M Portfolio with Six Industry-Specific Telematics Solutions

Telekom Austria Group M2M, together with the Austrian telematics expert CEplus, have launched six industry-specific telematics products. After the introduction of the POLAR winter maintenance service, which has already been successfully deployed in the municipality of Gries am Brenner (Tyrol), additional telematics solutions for passenger cars, trucks, construction machinery, agricultural and forestry vehicles as well as refrigerated freightways will now follow suit. Highlights: Industry-specific telematics products for fleet [...]

RacoWireless Selected to Support the Next Generation of Audi connect®

RacoWireless Selected to Support the Next Generation of Audi connect®

RacoWireless today announced that it has been chosen to support Audi’s new lineup of 4G LTE connected vehicles in the Audi connect program. The news comes shortly after Audi and AT&T made headlines at the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas by announcing a partnership to provide the first-to-market 4G LTE connected car in the U.S. with the all-new 2015 Audi A3 sedan, which comes to market this spring. RacoWireless will continue its strong relationship with Audi of America to support its award-winning technology. [...]

Gemalto Enables M2M Connectivity for Telematics Equipment Designer in the US

Gemalto Enables M2M Connectivity for Telematics Equipment Designer in the US

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces it is enabling secure connectivity and long life cycles for a unique customizable fleet management solution for The Morey Corporation (Morey), a leading US telematics hardware designer and manufacturer. Gemalto’s Cinterion® line of M2M wireless communication modules and ruggedized Machine Identification Modules (MIMs) ensure reliable and secure connection to multiple networks. Gemalto’s solution enables Morey’s product to provide actionable intelligence for global OEMs and [...]

ORBCOMM and Hub Group Launch Advanced Telematics Solution for Intermodal Container Market

ORBCOMM and Hub Group Launch Advanced Telematics Solution for Intermodal Container Market

Delivers Improvements in Performance and Utilization. ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced a multi-year agreement with Hub Group, Inc. to deploy ORBCOMM’s GT 2300 state-of-the-art intermodal container tracking and monitoring platform. This agreement reinforces ORBCOMM’s position as the leader in intermodal container tracking solutions featuring GPRS or satellite communication as stated in Berg Insight’s May 2013 Container Tracking and Security Report. A leading provider of [...]

Renault and Orange Join Forces to Explore Uses for 4G on Future Vehicles

Renault and Orange Join Forces to Explore Uses for 4G on Future Vehicles

Partnership provides a real-life testing framework to explore connectivity applications on vehicles using high-speed technologies. -Renault and Orange are collaborating on a research project to test the automotive uses of very-high-speed, 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) connectivity. Tomorrow’s vehicles will be hyper-connected, enabling motorists to safely access their professional and personal digital worlds, wherever driving circumstances permit. Under the partnership, Orange rolled out 4G in advance at Renault’s research and testing [...]

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