2016 TU-Automotive Awards winners announced

June 8, 2016By

TU-Automotive announced the 2016 winners of the TU-Automotive Awards at a reception in Novi, Michigan, held before the June 8-9 TU-Automotive Detroit trade show.  The 10 winners were selected by 30 expert judges in 10 categories. The award categories showcase specific aspects of the connected-car industry. The winners were selected by 30 top industry experts and judged based on the following criteria:... read more

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Lochbridge unveils connected-car innovations at TU-Automotive show

June 8, 2016By

Lochbridge, a provider of automotive connectivity services and solutions, is presenting and exhibiting at TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. Through the company’s keynote presentation, newly released maturity model and suite of connected solutions, Lochbridge will demonstrate how OEMs need connectivity to create a competitive edge. Lochbridge’s keynote presentation, “Are Your Connected Cars Ahead of the Curve?,” will... read more

GPS World reports live from TU-Automotive Detroit 2016

June 8, 2016By

The 16th annual TU-Automotive Detroit conference and exhibition is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. This year’s event is focusing on the converging trends of connectivity, mobility and autonomy revolutionizing the automobile industry — specifically infotainment, V2X, apps, navigation, cybersecurity, mobility, autonomy, safety, insurance telematics, data aggregation, fleet management and tracking. GPS World staff is at the event capturing... read more

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u-blox launches new firmware for ADR GNSS modules

June 7, 2016By

u-blox has released its fourth generation firmware for 3D Automotive Dead Reckoning (ADR) GNSS modules and chip sets, the company announced during TU-Automotive 2016, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. The Swiss-based company develops GPS technology, chip sets, miniaturized GPS modules, smart antennas and dead reckoning products. Designed for first mount or aftermarket road vehicle applications, such as in-car navigation,... read more

FAA offers ADS-B rebates to aircraft owners

June 6, 2016By
Airplane taking off from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with the air traffic control tower behind. (Photo: Wikipedia CC BY-SA 4.0)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is offering a $500 rebate for aircraft to install Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology ahead of a 2020 deadline. Today on a national press call, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker announced the $500 rebate incentive for General Aviation (GA) aircraft owners who equip their aircraft with required avionics... read more

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Connected Car: Speaker line-up announced for June 16 webinar

May 31, 2016By

GPS World has announced the speaker line-up for its “Connected Car: Cutting edge research aimed at implementing connected car and driverless car technology” webinar, sponsored by u-blox. Date: Thursday, June 16 Time: 10:00 a.m. Pacific / 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 7:00 p.m. Central European Time Duration: 60 minutes Speakers: Chaminda Basnayake, Principal Engineer, V2X Systems John Kenney, Director and Principal Researcher,... read more

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Azuga expands sales operations for connected fleets

May 23, 2016By

Azuga, a provider of connected vehicle technology, expanded its sales operations to serve more than 100 fleets in 10 countries across Latin America, Europe, India and parts of the Middle East, the company announced in a news release. “Our next-generation, easy-to-use connected vehicle solutions are now disrupting the fleet telematics market internationally with driver-friendly fleet telematics, dramatically lower costs and country-specific customizations,” says Ananth Rani,... read more

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New engineering team at NovAtel to deliver safe positioning technology for autonomous vehicles

May 20, 2016By

NovAtel Inc. announced a new initiative and engineering team to develop functionally safe GNSS positioning technology for fully autonomous applications. The company leverages its extensive experience developing safety-critical systems for the aviation industry to meet the future safety thresholds required for driverless cars and autonomous applications in agriculture, mining, and other government, military and commercial markets. In early 2015, NovAtel... read more