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House Transportation Committee chairman to ride in driverless car

table. Secretary Barry Schoch.
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The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will take  a ride in a driverless car on Wednesday. Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) rode from Pennsylvania’s Carnegie Mellon  University to the Pittsburgh International Airport in a driverless 2011 Cadillac  SRX that is owned by the school.

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QNX Locks Down Key Contract With Panasonic, Reminding Us That BlackBerry Still Has Some Shine For Buyers

QNX Locks Down Key Contract With Panasonic, Reminding Us That BlackBerry Still Has Some Shine For Buyers | The Connected Car | Scoop.it

QNX Software Systems will partner with Panasonic Automotive Systems to create infotainment for North American, European and Japanese automakers, expanding its already considerable reach in the infotainment market.

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We are still waiting for greater standardization among infotainment and connected car systems.

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The Car of the Future of the Past

The Car of the Future of the Past | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
What will the car of the future look like? Chances are it will be tricked out with the latest entertainment system and mobile Internet connection—that way you’re not bored while the car handles the driving for you.
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I'm still waiting for turbine-powered cars

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New Study Reveals Insights Into how Millennials Relate to Cars

Study Uncovers what Gen Yers Think About Auto Brands, What They Want In a Car and How They Want to Shop For It

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Nokia's Here brings the cloud to the car

Nokia's Here brings the cloud to the car | The Connected Car | Scoop.it

The company's new technology aims at delivering a Connected Driving experience, Nokia says.

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This will be a key offering for the new Nokia.

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Nissan Plans to Offer Driverless Cars by 2020

Nissan Plans to Offer Driverless Cars by 2020 | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Nissan has just joined Google in the race to make driverless cars a reality.
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The self-driving car of the future can't come soon enough

The self-driving car of the future can't come soon enough | The Connected Car | Scoop.it

The self-driving car of the future can't come soon enough:
However, I might have to wait awhile for fully autonomous cars. According to Ford's new chief technology director, Vijay ...

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App Innovation's Next Frontier: Connected Cars

App Innovation's Next Frontier: Connected Cars | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
As vehicle systems become the newest computing device, app developers will have to start thinking in different ways.
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GM’s plan to turn the car into a smartphone on wheels

GM’s plan to turn the car into a smartphone on wheels | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Today GM’s connected cars don’t connect much. But this fall, we could be in for a surprise. It’s completely overhauling its telematics and infotainment systems and is promising a plethora of apps.
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Why Taking Your Eyes Off the Road and Hands Off the Wheel Is Going to Be Great

Why Taking Your Eyes Off the Road and Hands Off the Wheel Is Going to Be Great | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
The engine in the upcoming 2014 version of the Chevrolet Corvette is lighter and features direct injection and active fuel management. Most buyers, even the kinds of serious drivers who choose a hi...
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Audi A3 Comes With An Augmented-Reality Owner's Manual

Audi A3 Comes With An Augmented-Reality Owner's Manual | The Connected Car | Scoop.it

The Audi A3 eKurzinfo Augmented Reality App is an interactive owner's manual, stored right on your smartphone. 

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No need for a printed manual anymore.

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Here's what connected cars will be doing by 2020

Here's what connected cars will be doing by 2020 | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Will the connected cars of 2020 offer night vision, automatic alcohol detection via breath monitors, virtual driving simulations, and advanced lessons (remotely administered) to practice our reacti...
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Nissan pledges 'multiple' self-driving cars by 2020

Japanese auto maker says it expects to offer fully autonomous-driving vehicles by 2020, joining ranks of big auto makers developing driverless technology.
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It's a trend.

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Carmakers try to put showroom in an app

Carmakers try to put showroom in an app | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
To reach younger buyers who don’t want to make the round of dealers, automakers are using augmented reality, a technology that embeds detailed car images and information on smartphones and tablets.
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I expect to see more things like that which evolve and disrupt traditional auto sales.

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GM's Super Cruise Puts (Almost) Autonomous Cars On The Road By 2020

GM's Super Cruise Puts (Almost) Autonomous Cars On The Road By 2020 | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Hot on the heels of last week's announcement that Nissan would bring autonomous cars to showrooms within seven years comes word from General Motors that it plans to offer its own lineup of autonomous cars by the year 2020.
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It's an autopilot!

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Google May Bring You A Self-Driving Car Sooner Than Later

Google May Bring You A Self-Driving Car Sooner Than Later | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
An alliance between Google IBM and Continental AG could be the beginnings of real production of self-driving cars.
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The Connected Car: Welcome to the Next Computing Environment

The Connected Car: Welcome to the Next Computing Environment | The Connected Car | Scoop.it

Seismic shifts are on their way to the auto industry.
The connected vehicle is now emerging as a unique computing environment, distinct from the office, home, and on-the-go not just because it’s in motion, but also because of its significant constraints and its composition of both user- and vehicle-driven elements. 

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A great look at where the industry is headed. 

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Get This Show On The Road: Developing a Seamless and Safe Connected Car Podcast

Get This Show On The Road: Developing a Seamless and Safe Connected Car Podcast | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
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Connecting With the Cars of the Future

Connecting With the Cars of the Future | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Whether it's vehicles that can drive themselves or the software that powers infotainment systems, we are passionate about the convergence of the automotive and technology industries. This week, we ...
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Testing the incredible tech that will help your car drive you to work - TechRadar UK

Testing the incredible tech that will help your car drive you to work - TechRadar UK | The Connected Car | Scoop.it
Testing the incredible tech that will help your car drive you to work
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The future car is coming sooner than you think.
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