Five technology trends driving the automotive industry into the future

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As cars become smarter and more automated, a lot of innovative technology will be needed to make them even more useful to drivers. Manufacturing cars of the future – be they autonomous, connected, electric, or a mix of all three – will be fueled by cutting-edge technology. Companies that can deploy this technology successfully will […]

There’s no good way to transport autonomous car test data — yet

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Behind the scenes at locations around the world the auto makers are running tests on autonomous cars for literally thousands of hours. The industry has poured more than $80 billion into R&D on autonomous cars over the last four years, so they are serious about making this happen. Those of us working on these tests […]

The driverless car will require 5G

There’s a great deal of effort underway on the part of companies in the telecom, auto and technology industries to start mainstreaming connected, self-driving cars by the early-to-mid 2020s. ABI Research forecasts there will be more than 11 million shared vehicles operating by 2030, serving an average of 64 users per shared driverless vehicle. Early […]

Negative consequences of IoT could extend beyond cybersecurity

Last week, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a 78-page technology assessment of emerging Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and their implications. Internet of Things: Status and Implications of an Increasingly Connected World was conducted at the request of Congress, and involved a review of current literature and expert input. Report authors named information security as […]