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Here drives connected car vision with industry forum on cloud sensor processing

Nokia's Here unit took another step towards defining common specifications for processing information from automotive sensors through the cloud by hosting a forum comprising 16 auto industry companies.

Verizon Telematics extends relationship with Mercedes-Benz

Verizon Telematics expanded its relationship with Mercedes-Benz, saying the mbrace Connect platform will be offered complementary for five years in all model 2016 and newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

OnStar's mobile app reportedly hacked to locate cars, open doors and start engines

A hacker said that he was able to break in to OnStar's RemoteLink mobile app and use it to locate users' cars, unlock their car doors and start their engines. The news serves to yet again underscore the challenges in the connected car market and the potential pitfalls companies in the space face.

HERE acquisition viewed as essential to vehicle security by German automotive consortium

A Nokia deal to sell its HERE navigation business to a consortium of German car makers for between €2.5 billion ($2.7 billion) and €3 billion is likely to move forward if the parties can agree on who would own key HERE patents following the sale.

Hackers prompt lawmakers to address connected car safety

On the same day lawmakers introduced legislation intended to secure connected cars from hacking and protect drivers' privacy,  Wired  published a report on how hackers were able to take advantage of an existing car's in-car technology system that relies on Sprint's cellular network.

Deutsche Telekom plans to drive cloud car dealership software into retail sector

Deutsche Telekom announced plans to extend cloud-based customer experience software into the retail market after a successful deployment at car dealerships in Germany and elsewhere.

Audi CEO pledges to protect driver data in age of connected car

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler vowed to protect driver privacy in the age of the connected car, in an apparent snub of new market entrants including Google.

Huawei, Volkswagen demonstrate MirrorLink connected car applications

Huawei's consumer business group CEO Richard Yu said connected vehicles are becoming the largest 'smart' mobile terminals, as the company announced a collaboration with German car maker Volkswagen Group.

Ericsson to launch 5G pilot with Swedish mining industry

Collaborating with several Swedish companies, Ericsson plans to launch a pilot project that will use 5G technology to improve productivity and safety in the Swedish mining industry.

Qualcomm boosts connected car credentials with Daimler deal

Qualcomm addressed concerns that it is struggling to gain traction in the connected car sector by announcing a major collaboration with Daimler covering wireless connectivity and charging technologies.