Datameer with Cox Automotive

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Cox Automotive is using Datameer to expose their analysts to the vast amounts of data they collect, from shopping behavior to vehicle information. Cox Automotive’s adoption transition was natural with Datameer. Watch Cox Automotive talk about the importance of using Datameer here.

Automotive Leaders are Mastering Digital Transformation

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Automotive leaders are also rethinking their approach with the customer. Automotive companies are becoming digital businesses and creating new smart mobility services. Digital disruption is catching up with the automotive industry. New technologies are drastically changing the entire automotive industry; from mobile enhanced audiences, electric vehicles with connective capabilities, to autonomous cars. The automotive industry is changing.

Automotive Buying: A Convenient Digital Experience

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The automotive world is focusing on a different tactical approach to meet customer expectations and increase sales. The reason automotive companies are pushing mobile and digital: Easier buying and selling process for customers. With user reviews and instant abilities to price match across the web, buyers are leaning more towards digital automotive purchases. Joydrive , a newly launched online automotive retail marketplace is taking digital sales to the next level.

Volkswagen Partners With Azure To Drive Transportation Innovations

Forrester IT

Volkswagen’s recent announcement to build its automotive cloud platform on Microsoft Azure is yet another example of the types of tech-driven innovation efforts transportation leaders are taking to position themselves as customer experience leaders.

The Automotive Cyber Security Summit: October 25-27 Fremont California

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The Automotive Cyber Security Summit is for practitioners in the automobile industry who are working to predict and mitigate both current and future risks due to technology. The event brings together experts from across the auto industry, including manufactures, designers and providers of on-demand services and autonomous vehicles. The focus of the conference is system […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Events Mobile News

The Automotive Cyber Security Summit: October 25-27 San Francisco

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The Automotive Cyber Security Summit is for practitioners in the automobile industry who are working to predict and mitigate both current and future risks due to technology. The event brings together experts from across the auto industry, including manufactures, designers and providers of on-demand services and autonomous vehicles. The focus of the conference is system […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Events News

Automotive Technology Accelerates Beyond the Curve

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For decades, the automotive industry was a technological backwater full of missed opportunities. Jeremy Sutter. Now, automakers worldwide are responding to new challenges with high-tech solutions. Today, the auto sector is seen as the fastest- evolving tech industry of them all. The Old Days. Not more than fifteen years ago, the typical car still relied on technology commonplace in the 1930's.

Customer Experience Index Reveals Brands Lack Human Connection

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IoT Shaking Up the Automotive Industry: 5 Real-World Examples

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IoT Accelerates the Digital Transformation of the Automotive Industry. In the consumer space, connected cars are emerging as an IoT industry leader, placing the automotive industry among the top segments for IoT adoption over the next five years. Digital Experience automotive autonomous cars connected cars connected consumer digital transformation internet of things IoT self-driving cars

Automotive cybersecurity; what we don't hack will probably be used to kill us

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Car hacking is not only a “thing” but it's also a thing that’s in its early days and because there’s the potential for exploits with serious and quite possibly life-threatening consequences, automotive cybersecurity is something we should all be very concerned about.

Uber Shutters Self-Driving Truck Group; Autonomous Freight’s Future Remains Bright

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artificial intelligence (AI) automotive transportation & logistics artificial intelligenceThis week, Uber announced that it would close down its self-driving trucks business unit to focus on autonomous passenger vehicles. In July 2017, we predicted that logistics and shipping firms would replace human-driven double- and triple-freight trailers with human-directed platoons of autonomous trucks and fully autonomous trucks as quickly as practicable and legally permitted.

Wanted: White hat hackers to break new automotive software updater code

Tech Republic Security

Over-the-air software updates for cars is a security risk. Researchers who developed an open source software update framework for cars are asking security experts to help find flaws in its code

First Speakers Announced for Data Natives 2018, The Tech Conference of the Future

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CES 2018: Jaguar Land Rover picks Qualcomm to power in-car connectivity

Computer Weekly

British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover will incorporate Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820Am automotive platform to power in-vehicle connectivity

How to protect your data, your vehicles, and your people against automotive cyber threats?

Network World

Modern vehicles increasingly connect to the rest of the world via short range wireless technologies such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, wired interfaces such as OBD-II and USB, long range wireless communications such as 4G and the coming 5G for internet, and services such as OnStar, LoJack, and Automatic, to name only some. That world includes your enterprise and the criminal hackers and cyber carjackers who want to undo your data, your corporate fleets, and your people.

Car makers collaborate on autonomous and connectivity initiatives

Computer Weekly

At this year’s CES, automotive companies revealed how they are working together to develop autonomous vehicles platforms

Why Self-Driving Cars Are Good for Car Rental Companies

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At the 2016 Women’s Industry Network Educational Conference, Susan Lombardo, senior vice president of vehicle acquisition for Enterprise Holdings, said, “Many drivers experience new automotive technologies for the first time in rental vehicles…I have no doubt that the U.S. New partnerships with companies that are developing self-driving car technology have also been formed.

[Guide] 2018 State of the Car Rental Industry

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It’s More Than Technology in the Car Rental Industry

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The Backbone of Operations in the Car Rental Industry

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Digital transformation can absolutely be thought of as improving a website through which a car rental company sells its used vehicles – an important source of revenue for the company. It can also be thought of as enhancing a mobile app that enables customers to make, modify, or cancel reservations, view a car’s mileage and features, or track a car rental shuttle. However, many other back-office, non-customer-facing technology investments fall under the digital transformation umbrella as well.

Getting the Show on the Road with Driverless and Connected Cars

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At the end of the day, as the automotive industry (everything from buying and selling vehicles to the driver experience) continues to evolve in today’s digital world, bumps along the way will be normal. If you are interested in learning more about the state of the automotive industry and how technology is playing a key role in its evolution, you can download our new guide here. Over the last several weeks, we discussed self-driving and connected cars in-depth.

Smart Dust – Personal Clouds

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Peanuts Wiki. The author could not resist the analogy here. In my recent research on emerging technology for my client I came across the subject of “Smart Dust.” ” I had reviewed the technology one time before but put it in the “10-year plus” category.

How You Interact Digitally Matters in the Car Rental Industry

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Connected Cars Present Great Opportunity for Car Rental Companies

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Car Rental Companies Riding the Car- and Ride-Sharing Wave

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Automotive Data & Analytics Management Consulting Operations Strategy automotive Avis budget car rental car-sharing customer experience Data digital Digital Experience digital transformation enterprise Growth Hertz innovation Lyft Mobile operations ride-sharing strategy technology Transformation Trucks uber ZipcarA white-hot topic in the car rental industry is mobility.

Common Ingestion Framework

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IBM boosts security testing for IoT, connected cars with new services from X-Force Red

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IBM's new security testing services will help businesses find vulnerabilities in their automotive endeavors and Internet of Things deployments

New Paths to Vehicle Ownership

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One of the most fascinating effects of driverless and connected car technology is its financial impact on the customer-facing side of the automotive industry. Those new revenue streams could offset the revenue needed from automotive sales, resulting in a drastic reduction in car prices. According to Chris Ballinger, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Toyota Financial Services, approximately 87% of Americans who buy a new car finance it. In the U.S.,

Please Don’t Tell Me Social Media Doesn’t Work

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How Autonomous Vehicles Fit into our AI-Enabled Future

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Automotive manufacturers and transportation technology vendors are rapidly progressing us to that goal. [.]. Have you ever dreamed of the day where your car could drive for itself freeing you to do other things, such as reading, catching up on emails, watching a movie, or sleeping rather than focus on the road while in the car? Artificial Intelligence CTO News Robots autonomous vehicles Google self-driving tesla uber

Connected Vehicles and Cybersecurity: An SAE produced webinar

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If you build things that carry people please join us at this 17 Nov 2017 webinar on Connected Vehicles and Cybersecurity From the invite: Join SAE International and our panel of esteemed industry leaders representing wireless technology, government, law, and automotive cybersecurity for an informative discussion on the events and technologies that have brought the […].

Extreme Customer Experience Makeover

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Data capture technology to enhance auto sales

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A data-capture-and-authentication specialist is teaming with an innovator in automotive consulting to create an unusual new sales solution for US auto dealerships. Acuant, which has developed the auto-data fill technology solution Acufill, is integrating its system with services offered by NewTech Automotive. Their new service will help sales associates at dealerships to auto-populate critical information

The Inside Track: Autonomous Cars

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Because of these constraints, Richard Wallace, director of transportation systems analysis for the Center for Automotive Research, believes the technology to make it work will be developed before regulations are in place. Digital Experience AI artificial intelligence automotive autonomous cars Autonomous vehicles BMW cars connected cars Ford google MIT Regulatory self-driving cars Tesla Toyota Volkswagen Waymo

Vulnerabilities of the connected car

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Focusing on the process of hacking other systems in connected cars as well, we made extensive updates to our page on automotive IoT security […]. To address security compromises like lifting encryption codes, ransomware, and other risks facing Internet-of-Things technologies, I made a graphic which I attached below that shows smartphone applications as an attack point.