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David E. Zoia

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SMMT’s Hawes Talks Brexit, Electrification and the U.K. Auto Industry’s Future

Uncertainty continues to drag down the market and investment, but with the government now settled under Boris Johnson, sensible trade deals have a chance to get done relatively quickly, providing a much better roadmap for the sector, the U.K.’s automakers group says.


Things I Learned at the 2020 Consumer Telematics Show

There were several key takeaways from this year’s CTS, including the need to be common while being unique. That’s a tightrope developers will have to walk as they design the next generation of connected vehicles.


Valeo Shows What It Can Do With Today’s Technology at CES

Valeo’s passenger- and pedestrian-monitoring systems and autonomous shuttle all rely on off-the-shelf sensors and technology to get the job done.

Connectivity Mobility

Live Hack Highlights Auto Industry’s Connectivity-Based Achilles’ Heel

In a demonstration by start-up Upstream Security, a hacker based in Boston takes control of a car on the road in Israel. Cyberattacks on automobiles are growing exponentially, the software firm says.


NXP’s Gateway Processor Seen Powering New Revenue Streams for OEMs

The new gateway microprocessor will improve connectivity with the cloud, the chip maker says, allowing automakers to offer new services and features to vehicle owners.
Connectivity Autonomy

Cost to Limit Level 3 Autonomous Technology for Now

Two years ago, automakers were much more bullish about how quickly they would bring highway-pilot technology to the retail market. That horizon has shifted a bit since then, and a proliferation of Level 3 autonomous technology is unlikely before 2025, says Tier 1 supplier Aptiv.

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