Global V2V Penetration into new vehicles will increase from just over 10% in 2018 to 70% in 2027, according to ABI Research (www.abiresearch.com) with the EU, US, and Japan as key regions adopting V2V in the mid-term.
Shipments to exceed 62 million by 2018 as feature set explodes
ABI Research predicts that shipments of connected automotive infotainment systems will grow from 9 million in 2013 to more than 62 million in 2018 with connected navigation, multimedia streaming, social media, and in-car Wi-Fi hotspots becoming key features.
American Business Conferences’ Connected In-Vehicle Infotainment Global Summit California will be held February 12-13 2013 in San Francisco.
The Summit will assess strategic approaches and best practices for enabling seamless connectivity and enriched in-vehicle infotainment experiences though integration of devices, apps and features.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. has been granted ISO/TS 16949 certification, the highest international quality standard for the automotive industry. The certification covers RFMD’s manufacturing facilities in Greensboro, North Carolina.
TomTom and its joint venture partner AutoNavi Holdings Limited announced a seven-year agreement with Qoros Auto, a China-based automotive company, for real-time HD Traffic.
The increasing complexity of cars has taught automakers the value of cooperating with competitors on technology that customers won’t see and don’t care about but would be prohibitively expensive for a single automaker to develop in-house.
NXP Semiconductors has expanded its second-generation UJA107x family of CAN/LIN System Basis Chips (SBCs) for in-vehicle networks, adding four new UJA107xA models that offer enhanced electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) performance to meet the stringent requirements of automakers such as Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, Porsche, Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen.