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Breaking up with Silicon Valley, VNC Automotive asks if it’s time to uncouple?
There comes a time in many relationships where you question your onward compatibility. Both parties rushed in, carried away by the moment, with little regard for the future. There was a great connection after all. But a great connection by itself, as we know, is not a good predictor of long-term success.
Cobalt Cube® shortlisted for “Best Use of Critical Communications in Transport” by the ICCA
We are thrilled to announce that Cobalt Cube® has been shortlisted for the “Best Use of Critical Communications in Transport” at the International Critical Communications Awards (ICCA). This nomination is a testament to our team’s dedication in creating industry-leading solutions that improve vital communications in public service and first response fleets.
Full potential of connected vehicles held back due to consumers’ privacy concerns over harvested data
A recent global study has revealed that 30% of US consumers do not trust anyone to manage the vast amount of data being collected by today’s increasingly connected vehicles. That presents a significant challenge to manufacturers as they look for returns on the huge digital investments they have made, one that connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive argues could be resolved with just a little extra transparency.
Electrification and AI: What is in store for public service fleets?
The auto industry is seeing a lot of change when it comes to in-vehicle tech and connectivity, particularly when it comes to electrification and automation. And for public service fleets, this represents a major transformation in how public service vehicles can better serve their citizens and communities.
The rise of 5G and how it could benefit public service fleets
With the deadline for phasing out 2G and 3G in Europe set at 2025, operators are already in the process of shutting down the networks in order to improve infrastructure for 4G LTE and 5G. 5G technology has for some time been promising incredible advantages to vehicle connectivity, including faster downloads and direct communication, rather than communication via servers.
How can automotive technology in public service fleets be better integrated?
Traditionally, public service vehicles, such as highway maintenance, escort vehicles and breakdown vehicles would be converted by specialist installers who would screw in and fix screens and laptops to the dashboard. In some vehicles, this means that the whole of the passenger side is completely overrun with equipment.
Software sets automakers apart in an electrified automotive world
It’s now widely recognised that software holds the key to building brand loyalty and product differentiation in an electrified world where vehicles are increasingly built from commodity components.
100 years young: in-car entertainment is fresher than ever with AI and gaming front and centre
As in-car entertainment celebrates its 100th year anniversary amidst the news that games consoles could now be standard in future Honda EVs, connectivity expert VNC Automotive believes the future for ‘in-vehicle infotainment’, as it’s now commonly known, could be even more radical.
Semiconductor drought could soon become a flood of chips
The semiconductor shortage that has plagued the automotive industry for much of the last two years may soon be turned on its head, says in-vehicle connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive, as a lack of chips critical for high-tech features suddenly becomes a glut.
VNC Automotive recognised as “Overall Connected Company of the Year” In 2022 AutoTech Breakthrough Awards Program
Connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive today announced it has been selected as winner of the “Overall Connected Company of the Year” award in the third annual AutoTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by AutoTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organisation that recognises the top companies, technologies and products in the global automotive and transportation technology markets today.
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