With more of our physical world now connected to the internet, many of our devices (cars too) send and receive data.
Telematics has become an essential tool for commercial and government fleets, as well as for John and Sue Public.
Growth will be fueled by government initiatives increasing the adoption of OBD telematics systems.
According to the commercial agreement, Mitsubishi Motors will integrate with the Otonomo platform so its vehicles can seamlessly share data with third-party services and application providers such as smart electric-vehicle charging, parking, safety, concierge services, preventative maintenance and mapping.
Using a 2017 Chevrolet, Washington Post technology columnist Geoffrey Fowler hacked his way into the vehicle’s data, discovering the vehicle had an internet connection that was always on, and also was collecting data from his smartphone.
Everywhere you look today – whether it’s online, in trade publications or notices from ASA – you hear about telematics. Currently though, all the press on telematics refers to autonomous vehicles, “Right to Repair” and numerous other topics that speak to the future. How to process all of this information and what to do about it today is left out of all of these conversations.
An alarming number of automotive professionals (84 percent) responding to a recent survey have concerns that their organizations’ cybersecurity practices aren’t keeping pace with evolving technologies.
Survey findings reveal low awareness among U.S. vehicle owners of the data their cars produce – as well as who owns this data.
As I get older, I pick and choose the subjects I get flustered about very carefully. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done, and worrying about some particular thing tends to be a distraction rather than a productive use of the ever-decreasing amounts of energy I have on hand. I also guard against getting too sweaty about anything I can’t control.
Auto Care Association Applauds Senate Commerce Committee On Vehicle Data Access And Control Amendment To AV START Act
The amendment requires that the Department of Transportation convene a federal advisory committee comprised of stakeholders to provide recommendations to Congress “with respect to the ownership of, control of, or access to, information or data that vehicles collect, generate, record or store in an electronic form that is retrieved from a highly automated vehicle or automated driving system.”
The forum, which is part of the 2017 AAPEXedu program, will show attendees how to protect their businesses, customers, employees and life from cyber attacks.
eRetailing, Telematics And Service Aggregation Boost Evolution Of Global Automotive Aftermarket In 2017
Recent research from Frost & Sullivan finds that penetration of eRetailing in the automotive aftermarket is increasing significantly and is expected to exceed $21 billion globally by the end of this year.