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Cyber security: the auto industry’s greatest challenge?

Cyber security: the auto industry's greatest challenge?

Tackling the automotive cyber threat could mark a turning point for the automotive industry. Get it right now, and it can set up the connected car of the future. Fail to secure the connected car, and we risk everything that this technology can offer. This Automotive World report has been compiled using exclusive interviews with and contributions from key industry stakeholders, including OEMs, suppliers, management consultants, IT security specialists, trade associations and regulatory authorities.

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Is the auto industry ready for the world of 2030?

Is the auto industry ready for the world of 2030?

2030 - the new 2020? The automotive industry is entering a 15-year period of societal and industrial development more rapid than ever before. For so long a convenient, vague, far-away target, 2020 is suddenly just around the corner, so it is to the world of 2030 that we now look for the next round of change. But how different will that world be? And what role will the automotive industry play in that world?

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Active safety and the NCAP evolution

Active safety and the NCAP evolution

This exclusive Automotive World report looks at recent testing and ratings changes; the emergence of safety testing in emerging markets; and the ways that key industry stakeholders plan to meet future requirements in the years leading up to the introduction of semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles.

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Seating of the future: Smart, safe, social

Seating of the future: smart, safe, social

This report examines the way four key industry trends - safety, autonomous vehicle technology, individualisation and lightweighting - are influencing seat design. Exclusive insight in this report comes from leading car seat suppliers and other relevant industry stakeholders, including Alcantara, Brose, Johnson Controls, Lear, Magna and TRW

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Guide to the automotive world in 2015

Guide to the automotive world in 2015

What does 2015 hold for the global automotive industry? This annual Automotive World publication features high level interviews with the associations that represent the world's major vehicle manufacturers and automotive suppliers, and articles written by some of the top automotive industry analysts and consultants.

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India’s new vehicle market – Prospects to 2018

India's new vehicle market - Prospects to 2018

India's new vehicle market is the subject of this exclusive Automotive World report. A summary of recent demand for light vehicles (LVs) and heavy commercial vehicles (HCVs) is followed by an examination of market characteristics and an outlook for the market to 2018.

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Truck fleet telematics – a world of opportunity

Truck fleet telematics - a world of opportunity

The constant increase and evolution of truck fleet telematics has gone hand in hand with advances in technology and increasingly challenging commercial and regulatory environments. Telematics is no longer a nicety, but a necessity. Telematics in truck fleets can be used to determine a truck’s performance and condition, and can ...

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The future of automotive HMI

The future of automotive HMI

The way drivers interact with their vehicles, and the way vehicles interact with drivers and vehicle occupants is evolving rapidly. As the driver-vehicle relationship evolves, the race is on to identify and develop future-proof human-machine interface (HMI) technology that will enable drivers to interact safely and efficiently with their vehicles; ...

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Understanding Open Source In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI)

Understanding Open Source IVI

The use of open source software development is increasing in the automotive industry, primarily in the area of In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI). Several software platforms operate in this space, including the GENIVI Alliance, QNX and Microsoft. With the pace of change in electronics development being set by the consumer electronics industry, ...

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The prospects for autonomous vehicles

The prospects for autonomous vehicles

Testing of semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles on public roads became legal in Nevada in March 2012. Similar authorisation is spreading to other US states, enabling several automotive OEMs and Google to log hundreds of thousands of test miles. OEMs and suppliers are working on differing levels of autonomous driving technology, ...

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