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March 22, 2016
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Spotlight on Automotive’s Prominent Role within the IoT
The auto industry is at the beginning of a tech transformation. Connectivity and autonomy are enabling new mobility services, more predictive, contextualized in-car content and ever-greater automated vehicles. These reports show how despite regulation and cyber-security challenges, the opportunities for the car in the IoT, are boundless.
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Report on Key Trends Impacting Automotive Tech in 2016
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To kick off another huge year for the digital car, TU-Automotive spoke to Volvo Cars, Jaguar Land Rover, Gartner and Kia Motors (& others) to produce an exclusive 12-page "state of the industry report". Insights include the next steps for automated driving, what the future will hold for cyber-security and which CE players are serious about car-making. Read now.
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The global sharing economy is expected to balloon to $335bn (PwC) over the next 10 years, with companies such as Uber currently leading the value pack and turning traditional business models on their heads. Automakers such as Ford, BMW & GM are also getting in on the act, diversifying their services to profit from this trend. What does this mean for you? Read this white paper to discover.
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The 5 Crucial Next Steps in Active Safety
As automated driving hits the headlines, big changes are needed now in active safety. Read how Valeo, DENSO & MIT are increasing safety in the car through ADAS systems and understand the cyber security and liability questions that are being thrown up as the vehicle harnesses greater autonomy. Click here for the report.
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Hottest Trends in Auto @ TU-Automotive Detroit 2016
Artificial Intelligence: Machine learning, predictive content, car-as-personal-companion
Cybersecurity: Collaboration, standards, ISAC's, zero-day attacks, coding errors
Smart Car in Smart World: V2X, big data & analytics, weather & congestion, intermodal
ADAS to Autonomous: sensors, software, silicon, legislation, test beds
Auto 'Access Economy': car sharing, millennials, on-demand, mobility services

Discover more of the trends as well as the speakers and sessions here.
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Report: 75% of cars will be connected by 2020
Three out of four cars shipped by 2020 will include connective technology for streaming music, accessing the Internet, receiving traffic or weather updates or offering driver assistance, a BI Intelligence report says. The data also show that the price for connected vehicles will decrease over the next five years, encouraging mainstream adoption.
EBNOnline.com (2/26) 
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Study: Consumers prioritize safety in connected cars
New safety and security features are the most in-demand options in connected-car technology, a Wakefield Research/Spireon study shows. Over half of surveyed consumers said they'd prefer safety features over maintenance, driving assistance or concierge service features, with most prioritizing emergency call systems and services to recover stolen vehicles.
Auto Connected Car News (2/24) 
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Ford patents entertainment system for self-driving car
Ford has obtained a patent from the US Patent Office for its "Autonomous Vehicle Entertainment System," which includes a projector and roll-down screen that will display a movie for passengers inside a self-driving vehicle.
Ubergizmo.com (3/8),  Engadget (3/8) 
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Researchers work on self-driving car's communication with pedestrians
Researchers at Ars Electronica Futurelab are working to to develop a language that would allow self-driving vehicles to communicate more effectively with nearby pedestrians to help advance the development of the vehicles, says Christopher Lindinger, director of research.
ABC (Australia) (3/11) 
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States, cities prepare for connected, self-driving vehicles
A number of cities and states across the country are upgrading their infrastructure to prepare for connected and self-driving vehicles. Localities are improving pavement markings, collecting data on connected traffic-signal infrastructure requirements, and launching apps that collect traffic data and supply drivers with updates on traffic and road conditions.
Governing magazine online (3/7) 
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TU-Automotive is the reference point and communications hub for the evolving automotive technology segment as it converges with consumer electronics, mobile and IoT to re-define connectivity, mobility and autonomous use-cases. Learn more here.
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