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State Attorney General And Automotive Technology

Auto Industry Faces Stepped-Up Scrutiny by State AGs

March 16, 2022 | Chris Carlson and Patrick Cleary

Although the specific focus of each investigation may vary, we expect states to use prior resolutions as a roadmap to investigate and seek settlements related to technological enhancements. Read More >>

General Motors' Vehicle with Connectivity

Can You Hear Me Now? 3G Disconnect Affects Millions of Vehicles

February 24, 2022 | Glenn Sanders

Many models of North American vehicles build between 2010 and 2022 face a loss of connectivity and functionality including real time data services and automatic collision notification. Read More >>

OnStar in the Car

New OnStar Initiative Bases Insurance Rates on Actual Driving

February 18, 2022 | Steve Finlay

With traditional rate setting, “it’s often about who you are, not how you drive,” says Andrew Rose, president of GM’s OnStar Insurance. Read More >>

Canopy Joint Venture

Ford, ADT to Invest $100M in Vehicle Security Monitoring JV

January 19, 2022 | Joseph Szczesny

The new joint venture, called Canopy, will combine ADT’s professional security monitoring and Ford’s video camera technology to protect Ford vehicles and, eventually, those of other automakers. Read More >>

Autonomous Vehicles AVs

The Potential Business Impacts of Autonomous Vehicles

December 14, 2021 | Nand Kochhar

Many experts expect that connected, self-driving vehicle technologies will change the way consumers use or access private mobility, tending toward a mode of transporation-as-a-service (TaaS). Read More >>

Stellantis Says ‘STLA Brain’ Software Bolsters Vehicles by 2024

December 9, 2021 | Joseph Szczesny

The automaker says it has 12 million monetizable connected cars globally. By 2026, this is expected to grow to 26 million vehicles and generate approximately €4 billion ($4.5 billion) in revenues, CEO Carlos Tavares says. Read More >>

Lexus Interface

New Lexus Interface (Finally) Replaces Remote Touch

November 24, 2021 | Doug Newcomb

Touchscreen supplants kludgy computer-mouse-like-center-console controller for Toyota’s luxury brand and adds cloud-based navigation, audio and voice assistance. Read More >>

Cybersecurity in Connected Cars

Identifying Cybersecurity Focus Areas in Connected Cars

November 9, 2021

Trend Micro will host a Dec. 9 webinar to discuss United Nations Regulation No. 155, which provides 69 attack vectors that manufacturers are required to secure. Read More >>

5G Connectivity Testing

VW to Integrate 5G Connectivity Into Main German Plant

October 26, 2021 | Paul Myles

This pilot project will test whether the 5G technology meets the requirements of vehicle production with an eye toward developing it for industrial series production in the future. Read More >>

Renault Megane E-Tech Electric

It’s All About Connectivity in Renault Megane BEV

September 7, 2021 | Paul Myles

The Renault Megane E-Tech Electric unveiled at this week’s IAA Munich International Motor Show delivers an in-cabin user experience designed to woo consumers of Generation X and younger who depend on an extensive digital life. Read More >>

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