However, cyber security experts are calling for more detailed guidelines and urged manufacturers to review their use of open source components.
Connected cars will have to be better protected from hackers, under new Government guidelines issued by the Department for Transport (DfT).
Seventy per cent of respondents to a BVRLA survey feel that manufacturers have an obligation to provide connected vehicle and driver data.
Around 70% of BVRLA members and fleet managers believe that vehicle manufacturers have an obligation to provide vehicle data, according to a survey.
Having parked up outside his workplace in central Glasgow, James Watson was forced out of his vehicle by a thief, who stole his new Vauxhall Astra.
Ford has developed technology that sends a signal from an emergency services vehicle directly to nearby drivers, so that they will know exactly where the siren is coming from, and how far away it is.
BVRLA labels proposals for manufacturers to collect and store data from connected vehicles, and only release it if there is an agreement, “very dangerous”.
The fleet industry is set to undergo a “massive revolution” with the introduction of the connected car and the arrival of so-called ‘big data’.
Volvo has announced a partnership with Google to develop the next generation of its in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on the Android platform.
Seat has teamed up with Saba to develop connected vehicle services associated with parking, such as booking and advance payment of parking spaces.
Lightfoot has secured Government funding for a £1.8 million project to help further develop its in-cab technology that enables and rewards smoother driving styles.
Fundamental change is catalyst for new business models and mobility services.
Providing fleet managers the ability to communicate more effectively to drivers, as well as monitor, their behaviour, was one of the benefits considered by the growth in in-car technology.
Connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) will transform the lives of six out of every 10 people in the UK, according to new research published today.
A recent study carried out by Satrak Plant Security has found that at least 59% of the public believe vehicle hacking will soon be a problem for connected vehicles.
Tantalum Corporation has appointed Ozgur Tohumcu as its chief executive officer to help develop its position as a leading provider of connected car technology.
Kaspersky Lab has warned drivers of connected cars to take action to protect themselves from potential cyber attacks.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) says it has “significant concerns” over how vehicle manufacturers plan to control connected car data.
Volvo has announced several updates to its S90, V90 and XC90 models, delivering new connectivity options for UK customers.
A trial of ‘AA Connect’ technology in 10,000 cars has found that 17% developed problems that were identified before they led to a roadside breakdown.
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