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eCall to reduce the number of road fatalities by 2,500 each year

Statistics from the World Health Organisation suggest that a fatality is caused by a road accident every 25 seconds, and latest figures from the European Commission Directorate General for Mobility and Transport shows there are 28,000 fatalities on European roads over the course of a year. In a bid to Read More

Posted by NXP Staff  /   December 15, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Featured, Innovation, Innovation Featured, Innovation Trends, Uncategorized  /   No Comments

Happy Birthday, Henry Ford! If Only He Could See the Connected Car

Happy Birthday, Henry Ford! If Only He Could See the Connected Car July 30 is the birth date of one of the great pioneers of the automotive industry, the founder of the Ford Automotive Company.  The Ford franchise and brand have perfected the development of the assembly line technique of mass Read More

Posted by Drue Freeman  /   July 30, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

Solving Connected Car’s Privacy and Security Issues

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the privacy and security aspects of their digital lives. Vehicle-to-vehicle or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication is yet another form of digital data exchange. How are privacy and security guaranteed? Although vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication — collectively referred to as V2X — is perhaps not yet widely Read More

Posted by Todd Hallinan  /   July 03, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

Addressing the security of the connected car

As we move to the age of the ‘connected car,’ more functions of vehicles and road infrastructure will be accessible digitally, presenting both new opportunities and security threats. Unlike the financial world where credit cards, pin numbers and ATM machines are designed to operate in a closed system, the automotive Read More

Posted by Lars Reger  /   April 17, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   1 Comments

Connected mobility the star of the show at Geneva Motor Show

After years of incremental change, the automotive industry is finally undergoing a revolution. The advent of the connected car means big things for car manufacturers. This is why, aside from the new innovations in fuel efficiency and performance engines; it’s connectivity that’s been grabbing the headlines at the Geneva Motor Read More

Posted by Stefanie Linke  /   March 07, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Events, Events Featured, Featured  /   1 Comments

Rick Clemmer, NXP CEO, Mobile World Congress preview Part II – The Connected Car

At Mobile World Congress 2014 NXP is all about enabling secure connections for a smarter world. In part one of his MWC 2014 preview, NXP CEO Rick Clemmer discussed the innovative ways we are securing payment systems, connections to the cloud and car entry. But keyless technology is not the Read More

Posted by Joon Knapen  /   February 20, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Events, Events Featured, Featured, Wireless infrastructure  /   No Comments

Car of the future Stella starring in Singapore

World’s first solar-powered family car Stella is starring in several events in Singapore during the International Energy Week (SIEW) from October 28 up to November 1.  Update November 1 -Stella had the leading role in a press event. The media had been invited to the technical college in Nanyang Polytechnic to attend Read More

Posted by Martijn van der Linden  /   October 28, 2013  /   Posted in Automotive, Featured, Innovation  /   3 Comments