While vehicle safely and security mandates in Europe, Russia and Brazil are moving forward, OEM and aftermarket safety and security telematics continue to see solid growth with the number of users to rise from 72 million at year-end to more than 300 million in 2018, according to ABI Research.
BARCELONA, Spain--Just days after General Motors inked a major agreement with AT&T Mobility to install LTE modems into all its cars starting in 2014, rival automaker Ford restated its general opposition to embedded wireless modems in its cars. Ford instead believes users should connect their cars to the network through their existing smartphone.
BARCELONA, Spain--Ford revealed a new partnership with Spotify as part of its strategy to further expand its Sync AppLink program to include new developer partners.
Ford Motor Company is adding Glympse's voice-enabled location sharing application to its SYNC AppLink in-car software platform, offering motorists a hands-free option for updating their travel schedule.
Nokia will provide Ford Motor Co. with European reference data for use with the motor company's Emergency Assistance technology.
Over 90 million vehicles will feature technology to integrate smartphones by 2016, according to a new study by research firm Juniper Research.
Ford's AppLink allows mobile app developers to
Telematics solutions aren't a new phenomenon but they have suddenly become top-of-mind to the industry, as wireless operators turn their focus toward equipping all types of things (cars, healthcare
SAN DIEGO--GM's Cadillac announced a new in-vehicle connected driving system that will leverage a driver's mobile phone to provide a range of services, including hands-free calling and streaming
Ford Motor Company will cut the price of its Sync voice-activated mobile device connectivity system by $100 to $295, also launching the solution as an option across more Ford vehicles. Sync boats
Automakers and federal regulators are working on a project that will allow vehicles to communicate with each other via a Wi-Fi-style wireless network. The project could--at some point in the far