Tag Archives: Connected Vehicles

Sweden and Holland take part in cross border platooning

A three Scania HGV convoy will take part in the first cross border platoon in close formation from Sweden to Rotterdam at the end of March. The Netherlands led European Truck Platooning Challenge will take place between 29th March and …

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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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Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Truck platoon to head for Rotterdam from Sweden

Three connected Volvo trucks driving in close formation will take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge in a drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. Volvo is taking part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, a programme initiated by the Dutch …

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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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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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5G collaboration could bring tighter platooning

Scania and Ericcson are working together on research into the use of 5G for V2x communications to enable tighter formations of vehicle platoons. The Mobile World Congress event has witnessed the signing of research agreements between communication specialist, Ericsson and …

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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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Driverless technology trial receives financial boost

The MOVE_UK autonomous vehicle project led by TRL has received £5.5 million in funding to test driverless technology in real world conditions. As announced by the Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the …

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Funding boost for vehicle communication projects

The UK Government is sinking £20 million into eight projects focusing on vehicle and infrastructure communication system research and development. As part of his visit to the autonomous vehicle testing grounds at HORIBA MIRA in Warwickshire, the UK Business Secretary, …

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