Everlight's new factory in Taiwan

Everlight opens automotive LED factory in Taiwan

LED company Everlight Electronics has opened a factory in Taiwan for making automotive components.

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Everlight, LEDs, Taiwan

AutoSens attracts a global audience of automotive engineers

AutoSens in Detroit announces full agenda

Speakers from Cadence, Intel, NVidia and ST Microelectronics are set to be among the major highlights at the AutoSens automotive sensor exhibition due to be held in Detroit from 22 to 25 May 2017.

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AutoSens, Intel, Cadence, ST Micoelectronics, NVidia

Seat predicts stronger links between mobile phones and vehicles

Seat chief sees future cars as smartphones on wheels

Cars will increasingly become an extension of the mobile phone, enabling permanent, safe connection, according to Seat’s chief digital officer Fabian Simmer, speaking ahead of next week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Seat, Mobile World Congress, connected cars

Hyundai i30 wagon

South Korean car makers plan big push at Geneva Motor Show

South Korean car makers aim to expand their global market share, revealing new vehicles and concepts during next month’s Geneva International Motor Show, according to analysis by IHS Automotive.

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Geneva International Motor Show, IHS, Hyundai, Kia, Ssangyong

In-car entertainment revenue by channel in $bn

Futuresource predicts in-car entertainment to hit £36bn by 2021

As consumer attitudes to car ownership and driving begin to shift and technology companies shape the roadmap for autonomous vehicles, the global in-car entertainment (ICE) hardware market is on track to reach $36bn by 2021, according to Futuresource Consulting.

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Futuresource, in-car entertainment, market research

Intel senior vice president Doug Davis

Intel sees Elaine Chao appointment as “exciting opportunity”

Intel has welcomed the appointment of Elaine Chao as US secretary of transportation, describing it as “an exciting opportunity” for industry and government to work together to foster US leadership in self-driving cars and smart infrastructure.

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Intel, Elaine Chao

Nexteer steering on demand system

Nexteer reveals autonomous-ready steering at NAIAS

Nexteer Automotive unveiled its two latest steering technologies at this week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

The Steering on Demand and Quiet Wheel Steering technologies should, the company hopes, tap into the increasing automation of passenger vehicles.

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NAIAS, Nexteer, steering

Bosch and Ultrahaptics demonstrate mid-air haptic technology

Bosch and Ultrahaptics demonstrate haptic technology at CES

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Bosch and Ultrahaptics jointly demonstrated mid-air haptic technology in a concept car.

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Bosch, Ultrahaptics, Consumer Electronics Show, infotainment

Global connected car market by connectivity

Connected car market to grow at 32% CAGR, says Technavio

The global connected car market is expected to reach US$145bn by 2020, growing at a progressive CAGR of more than 32 per cent, according to a market study by Technavio.

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Technavio, market research, connected cars

Volvo adds Skype for Business to 90 Series

Volvo adds Skype for Business to 90 Series

Volvo Cars has become the first car maker to add Skype for Business, Microsoft's collaborative productivity app, to its vehicles. The tool is being rolled out on the latest 90 Series cars.

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Volvo, Microsoft, Skype


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