Intelligent Mobility

News and features relating to vehicle connectivity, infotainment and intelligent mobility

Built-in dashboard app protects child pedestrians

Volkswagen partnership aims to bring smart dashboard app into future models to detect impending danger for children approaching moving vehicles. German company, Coodriver has come into the radar of Volkswagen as the two companies sign a partnership agreement to integrate …

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Reverse pedestrian detection system aims to cut child deaths

Harman has developed a system using software and existing vehicle sensor hardware to improve the ability to detect pedestrians of all sizes when reversing. Every year, around 15,000 pedestrians are either killed or injured in the USA as a result …

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Intelligent vehicle research facility to open in Ann Arbor

Toyota Research Institute is expanding its range of facilities with a new technology centre for AI, robotics and materials science research in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Global vehicle manufacturer, Toyota, is planning to create a “Toyota Research Institute” (TRI) close to …

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LTE Connectivity deal for Chinese electric vehicles

Telematics provider in China strikes a deal with Cinterion for 4G LTE communication modules to enable greater connectivity and safety for electric vehicles. Gemalto will provide its Cinterion wireless module to Wuhan Intest Electronic Technology (Intest) to enable 4G LTE …

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FBI warns of cyber threats to connected vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the FBI have issued a joint bulletin on the risks of cyber threats to increasingly connected cars. After high profile successful hacks on the Jeep Cherokee, BMW and the Chevrolet Volt, the issue …

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Connected car specialist acquires cyber security company

Harman has acquired TowerSec, bringing the expertise of the company in automotive cyber security protection alongside its own 5+1 security architecture. Harman International Industries has successfully completed its acquisition of TowerSec, a global provider of automotive cyber security, specialising in …

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Cybersecurity protection for remote vehicle operations

Remote vehicle control specialist teams up with identity protection company to create wireless smart car technology with built in cyber security. WISeKey and bright box have announced a strategic alliance to include cybersecurity protection technology in vehicle ICT products, allowing …

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Putting intelligent mobility through its paces

Jonathan Newell visited HORIBA MIRA to discuss the future of intelligent mobility and how tomorrow’s cars will be tested to withstand the rigours of autonomy. Established in 1946 to serve the British post-war motor industry with research, development and testing …

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Innovation award presented to Harman

Infotainment and vehicle safety specialist company, Harman has been recognised as one of the top ten most innovative companies in the automotive industry. Harman has been recognised by Fast Company as one of the Top Ten Most Innovative Companies in …

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Coalition for intelligent vehicles gains new member

Harman extends its collaborative work on vehicle connectivity by joining the intelligent car coalition. By joining the connected car public policy advocacy group that supports innovation in the field, Harman will collaborate with companies and trade associations in the communications …

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