Telematics Update's Puja Pankhania asks WirelessCar and BMW to shed some light on the Next Generation Telematics Protocol that has turned heads across the industry, opening doors for consumers and industry players.
Every year the Telematics Awards, organised by the industry's only global print publication - Telematics Update - recognises and celebrates the key companies that are driving the industry forward and pushing the boundaries in automotive and GPS technology.
Researchers at Ford's advanced driving simulator, Virtual Test Track Experiment (VIRTTEX), are devoting much of this year to studying how active safety technologies in vehicles should alert drivers of potentially dangerous driving incidents.
According to the head of Continental's Interior Division, Helmut Matschi, the trends that are appearing in consumer culture are impacting the automotive industry and requiring suppliers to develop innovative, flexible and upgradeable in-vehicle electronic architectures.
Telematics Update's editor, Thomas Hallauer,talked to Total Systems and Armour Fleet-Trac earlier this year to find out how the telematics-insurer partnership can make telematics not only palatable, but also downright exciting for the fleet underwriting sector ...