Modern cars are proving to be a “privacy nightmare”
Cars are now crammed with sensors, software and silicon chips. Its manufacturers feast on their findings, as research by Mozilla shows. All 25 surveyed manufacturers collect more data than necessary; the vast majority also resell this information.
Many industries flout privacy, such as, for exam... Read more
EU working on Data Act for connected cars, no timeline yet
Meanwhile, carmakers and industry players are fighting over access to valuable "in-vehicle data".
The European Commission is working on a regulatory scheme to ensure "fair access" to valuable car data for companies and industry but does not know when they will be ready, according to a report in ... Read more
AWS and BMW develop cloud platform for connected cars
AWS and BMW are intensifying their collaboration in the field of connected cars. The two recently developed a new cloud solution for distributing and managing data from connected cars.
The automotive cloud solutions are to form the basis of a new cloud-based data platform for BMW's vehicles. The... Read more
U.S. approves licenses for Huawei to buy car chips
US officials have approved license applications worth hundreds of millions of dollars for China's Huawei to buy chips for its growing auto component business. In a report citing two people familiar with the matter, it is understood that the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker is stru... Read more
Cognizant acquires ESG Mobility
IT service provider Cognizant has announced the acquisition of ESG Mobility. With this, the company wants to gain more expertise in the world of automotive.
When the acquisition is completed, about 1,000 specialists in engineering and R&D will join Cognizant, the company says in a press rele... Read more
AWS and Ford work on cloud services for connected cars
Ford and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have entered into a partnership to establish a global cloud-based service for autonomous and connected cars. That's what Silicon Angle reports.
The two companies state that they will work together to create "innovative mobility services and distinctive user experi... Read more
Avis chooses AWS for analyses of connected cars
The Avis Budget Group and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have partnered to create applications and services that provide operational improvements for Avis and better smart city experiences for users.
Avis will use the AWS Cloud Platform and Connected Vehicle Solution to create a data analysis system that... Read more