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  • Mercedes-Benz “Intelligent Drive” TecDay: Networked With All Senses

    It first started ten years ago with PRE-SAFE® and continued with DISTRONIC PLUS, and in the space of the next few years it’s due to take motoring into a whole new dimension at Mercedes-Benz: comfort and safety merged together as one, opening up all sorts of new prospects for motorists…

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  • A Battery of Apps: OnStar Debuts Future EV Solutions

    At the GM Electrification Experience, OnStar is showing two new apps to address the possible range anxiety of electric vehicles and the cost of public charging. Since the Chevrolet Volt extended range electric vehicle launched in late 2010, drivers have been able to manage vehicle charging, including the option to…

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  • TomTom launches Location Based Services platform for rapid application development

    TomTom today launches its new Location Based Services (LBS) Platform and Developer Portal. TomTom LBS provides developers with the content and tools to rapidly create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets. Example apps that can be created include fleet management, route planning, traffic management and geospatial…

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  • Class-Leading DAB Radio Capability Across The BMW Range

    BMW is to offer DAB radio as standard across its entire range from January 2013. The move sees the marque establish a marked lead in the switch over to digital radio compared to its competitors and comes soon after it offered owners of older BMWs the chance to upgrade their…

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  • Pioneer Presents First Wave Of 2013 In-Dash Multimedia Receivers

    Pioneer Europe kicks off its 2013 in-dash audio video product line-up with four new double DIN multimedia receivers that feature expanded smartphone integration, larger WVGA touch screen displays and a set of features developed to match today’s music-listening trends, including iPod Direct and Android media connectivity, Bluetooth1 hands-free and audio…

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  • Nokia Redefines Digital Map Landscape By Introducing HERE As New Brand For Its Location And Mapping Service

    Today Nokia introduced HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating systems. With the new brand, HERE, Nokia aims to inspire a new generation of location services and devices that make the mobile experience more personally significant for people…

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  • Chevrolet to Debut Spark EV at LA Auto Show

    Chevrolet will unveil the plug-in electric version of the brand’s popular new Spark mini car at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. The Spark EV is one of 13 new or significantly redesigned products that Chevrolet will be launching in 2013. Chevrolet will also showcase the expanded functionality…

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  • Visteon Offers Auto Manufacturers a Premium Instrument Cluster With Superior Display Clarity

    Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC), in an advanced demonstration project with Japan Display Inc. (JDI), a global leader in LCD technologies, has set a new benchmark in vehicle display quality and clarity with its latest premium reconfigurable instrument cluster. Visteon’s third-generation reconfigurable instrument cluster platform and JDI’s high-definition…

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  • Visteon Expands Information and Controls Portfolio with Head-Up Display Technology

    Global automotive supplier Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is expanding its class-leading electronics portfolio of information and controls products with a new head-up display offering. Visteon and BAE Systems, a global defense and security business, are developing an industry-leading display image quality with a compact and efficient optical design. Bringing BAE’s…

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  • Continental: 110 Years of Tachometers – and the Success Story spins on

    One of the most important components in the car, the tachometer, is celebrating its 110th birthday this year. In October 1902, engineer Otto Schulze registered a patent for an eddy current tachometer in Berlin – and thus revolutionized the world of speed measurement. Today, every road vehicle must be equipped…

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  • HARMAN Delivers Next-Generation Internet Connectivity For Audi MMI Infotainment System

    HARMAN, the premium global audio and infotainment group (NYSE:HAR) said today that it has started deliveries of its latest-generation automotive infotainment system to premium automaker Audi. The new Audi MMI® Navigation plus platform is the latest in a series of solutions from HARMAN that safely and securely deliver a broad…

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  • TomTom Launches Enhanced Version Of HD Traffic For Government And Business

    TomTom released the latest version of its real-time traffic information service, TomTom HD Traffic, at the ITS World Congress in Vienna. TomTom HD Traffic 6.0 offers more precise information about roadworks, road closures and jam locations, helping drivers reach their destinations faster. The service includes two new congestion forecasting features,…

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  • FleetBoard telematics: range on offer for short-radius distribution, a glimpse into the future of telematics

    Attractive offering: logistics for short-radius distribution optimised New entry: easy communication with the driver Coaches operate efficiently with FleetBoard Performance Analysis FleetBoard ex-works in the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Service offering also available as an App In parallel with the new Mercedes-Benz Antos, FleetBoard is introducing new services for heavy short-radius distribution. The…

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