The quest for safer, better, more intelligent cars has already attracted car makers, technology companies and others to the connected car market. Now IT and networking company Cisco and car maker Hyundai have teamed to speed up development of next generation connected car technologies.
With so much hope focused on how connected cars and self-driving cars will help cities cut traffic congestion and reduce accidents, there's some good news from Toyota and Microsoft. The two companies are working together to develop more and better connected services for drivers -- services that will make driving safer and far more convenient at the same time.
Qualcomm turned heads at the Consumer Electronics Show with its tricked-out cars that replace mirrors with high-resolution displays, eliminate smartphone charging wires and improve safety. Click for three good reasons why smart cities should take notice.
An announcement from Council Lead Partner Mercedes-Benz indicates electric vehicles are finally going mainstream. Read how the company has found a way to put its ultra-low-emission electric drive and batteries into a "standard" vehicle. (We've also got a peek at their latest self-driving concept car.)