Location based telematics services: “big brother” is watching you?

Wireless connectivity and telematics solutions in the automotive industry are already enabling a growing number of new smart mobility applications. By combining a car’s GPS location with data from the car network and sending that data over a secured wireless connection to a back office, many new solutions like Stolen Read More

Posted by Maurice Geraets  /   August 06, 2013  /   Posted in automotive, Featured, News  /   No Comments

Dutch Connected Car trial – improving everybody’s driving experience

During the Connected Car trial, NXP, IBM and its partners (Nokia, Rijkswaterstaat, ANWB, Cibatax, Technolution, TNO, KPN, Tass Software Solutions and TU Eindhoven) have equipped 200 participating cars with a special telematics chip to automatically gather driving conditions data – such as bad weather or traffic density – which is then Read More

Posted by Martijn van der Linden  /   February 21, 2013  /   Posted in automotive, Slider Main  /   No Comments

NXP connects the car – Tackling the traffic challenges of modern megacities

One of the key topics that NXP focused on at electronica 2012 is the connected car. In the world’s megacities, traffic infrastructure often looks like it’s collapsing under its own weight. Authorities have realized that simply constructing more roads cannot relieve the daily routine of major traffic congestion – instead, Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   November 16, 2012  /   Posted in automotive, News  /   No Comments

No more traffic delays? The future of mobility needs smarter solutions!

How to improve mobility in times of economic crisis is a hot topic in many countries. However, pilot projects already showed that technology can improve traffic flows and motivate car drivers to change habits. In this video, shot for the Dutch mobility week, I explain that with smart technology, governments don’t Read More

Posted by Maurice Geraets  /   September 24, 2012  /   Posted in automotive, Automotive Featured  /   No Comments

Hamburg’s first Electric Racing Car!

Last week, the first test run of the electrical racing car of Technical University of Hamburg took place. The car, which is sponsored by NXP, had been developed and built by engineering students within just one year. Engineers from NXP Automotive had set up laboratory workstations for the students at Read More

Posted by Birgit Ahlborn  /   July 31, 2012  /   Posted in automotive, Social  /   No Comments

Telematics for Congestion Management, Active Safety, Electromobility: World Cities Summit

This week we have begun testing a next-generation congestion management system in Singapore. Cars equipped with NXP’s 3.5G telematics solution ATOP (automotive telematics on-board unit platform) are currently piloting this urban modern mobility solution. Singapore’s world-class infrastructure is the ideal test bed for intelligent traffic solutions as it faces the Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 12, 2012  /   Posted in automotive  /   No Comments