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NXP and partners sign joint charter on cybersecurity

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At the Munich Security Conference today, NXP Semiconductors™ N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) and eight key partners from the industry will sign the first joint charter for greater cybersecurity. Initiated by Siemens, the Charter of Trust calls for binding rules and standards to build trust in cybersecurity and further advance digitalization. In addition to NXP, ...

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Volkswagen Group assumes pioneering role in rapid road safety improvement

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From 2019 onwards, the brands of the Volkswagen Group are to use the WLANp standard, which has already been comprehensively tested, for communications among vehicles and between vehicles and their environment. The introduction of this technology as standard equipment on volume models ranging from compact cars to commercial vehicles will ...

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Ford Motor Company issues safety recall in North America for select 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses

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Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall for approximately 92 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles for incorrect front brake jounce hoses. Details are as follows: In the affected vehicles, incorrect front brake jounce hoses may encounter interference with adjacent components during normal usage, which may cause premature ...

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AW Monthly February 2018 published by Automotive World

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AW Monthly is Automotive World’s exclusive emagazine, featuring the top content from AutomotiveWorld.com. Each issue features Automotive World’s usual mix of analysis and comment, as well as exclusive interviews with senior executives from the passenger car and commercial vehicle sectors. ‘AW Monthly February 2018’ (https://www.automotiveworld.com/monthly-emagazine/aw-monthly-february-2018/) is available to download now from the ...

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Global NCAP launch ‘Safer Choice’ Award

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In the latest development in the Safer Cars for India campaign, Global NCAP announces the launch of the ‘Safer Choice’ Award today (7) at the Delhi motor show. The ‘Safer Choice’ Award will be presented to automakers achieving the highest levels of safety performance for cars sold in India. In ...

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TomTom launches TomTom Audio Traffic: personalised traffic bulletins

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omTom (TOM2), today announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic – personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers. Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving ...

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Volkswagen’s national tyre safety check begins

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Participating members of Volkswagen’s UK Retailer network are offering drivers a handy bonus this month: a free Tyre Safety Check. Vehicles will also receive an Express Visual Check, and will be washed and vacuumed prior to being handed back to customers. As the only contact between vehicle and road, ensuring ...

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LG and Honeywell demo automotive cybersecurity solution

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Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and LG Electronics Inc. (KSE: KRX)signed a memorandum of understanding to develop and demonstrate a unique automotive software technology and infrastructure solution to address threats associated with the increase in vehicle connectivity technology. The two companies showcased a collaborative cybersecurity solution at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show ...

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