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DENSO, Qualcomm To Develop Next-Generation Cockpit Systems

DENSO Corporation and Qualcomm Technologies announced today that the companies will jointly develop next-generation cockpit systems. DENSO aims to develop next-generation integrated cockpit systems to enhance critical information exchange for such systems. It plans to do so by utilising information and communication technologies from Qualcomm Technologies, including semiconductors and software solutions developed for smartphones and DENSO’s expertise in in-vehicle requirements, functional safety, quality, and security technologies for human-machine interfaces (HMI) products. READ MORE


HERE, Verizon Joining To Create Innovative Safety, Navigation Systems

HERE Technologies today announced that it is entering into a strategic partnership with Verizon to develop a range of enterprise, industrial and consumer-facing use cases. The companies will explore cutting-edge applications of the Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband network and multi-access edge compute (MEC) platform, 5G Edge, combined with HERE location, data technology, and autonomous vehicle expertise. They will begin their collaboration by working on vehicle and pedestrian safety solutions, such as collision avoidance, and improved location identification and navigation for ridesharing pick-up/drop-off and delivery services. READ MORE


Ather To Launch New Intelligent Electric Scooter - Ather 450X

Ather Energy today announced it is going to launch its upcoming electric vehicle, the 450X Super Scooter, which will be unveiled across India in a few weeks. The Ather 450X has been built to have better performance, better connectivity, and more intelligence, making it everything that a scooter should be. The Ather 450X will be available across India and pre-orders for the limited edition will begin shortly, the company noted.


Kia Motors India Appoints Tae-Jin Park As Executive Director, Chief Sales Officer

Kia Motors India announced today the appointment of Tae-Jin Park as Executive Director and Chief Sales Officer, with immediate effect. He will be responsible for driving Kia Motors’ Sales, Marketing, Service and Network development in the Indian market. Park will play a leading role in ensuring Kia maintains the positive momentum it has gained in the Indian market.


Continental, Sennheiser Revolutionise Vehicle Audio With Speakerless Sound System

Continental and Sennheiser are presenting a speakerless audio system for the vehicle interior at CES 2020, called Ac2ated Sound. This unique system fills the vehicle interior with lifelike immersive sound, with the partners integrating Sennheiser’s patented AMBEO 3D audio technology with Continental’s Ac2ated Sound system. This innovative concept abandons conventional speaker technology altogether, exciting select surfaces in the vehicle interior to produce sound. Ac2ated Sound enables a reduction of weight and space of up to 90 % when compared to conventional audio systems. In this way, the system not only produces the highest audio quality but is also perfectly suited for electric vehicles, where saving space and weight is a high priority.