Governments, Car Companies Must Resolve their Competing Goals for Self-driving Cars

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Lily Elefteriadou, University of Florida

What self-driving cars want, and what people want from them, varies widely. And often these desires are at odds with each other. For instance, carmakers – and the designers of the software that will run autonomous vehicles – know that it’s safest if cars stay far away from each other. But traffic engineers know that if every car operated to ensure lots of surrounding space, local roads and highways alike would be clogged for miles, and nobody would get anywhere.

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Fleet Telematics Solution: Influencing Automotive Ecosystem to Drive Greater Business

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Telematics has given the human-machine interface a new edge. This is improving driving experience significantly. At the base of this enhanced experience are many innovative factors that have been developed to deliver greater business value to manufacturers and dealers.  Fleet telematics solutions are heavily inspired by strategic capturing and interchanging of GPS data, effective alignment of the communicational mechanisms between vehicles on road and auto sensors, voice dictated automotive control, and intuitive connectivity between mobile, social media and other feeds.  
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The Impact of Global Technology Trends on Middle East Region

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The rapid growth across the Middle East has been well publicized, as the growth and demand in the IT sector become broader in this region. The level of sustained growth across the region has resulted in a proliferation of opportunities for new businesses and a rise in entrepreneurship. At GITEX, all the global market leaders and other entrepreneurs can demonstrate their upcoming business solutions and do business across the Middle East, African countries, European nations, Indian subcontinent and South Asian markets.

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Here’s how we can stop driverless cars from being hacked

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Siraj Ahmed Shaikh, Coventry University and Madeline Cheah, Coventry University

Once hackers get into your internet-connected car, they could disable the air bags, brakes, door locks and even steal the vehicle. That’s the finding of researchers who recently uncovered a flaw in the way the different components of a connected car talk to each other. Their work follows several demonstrations of researchers remotely hacking into and taking control of cars, including one that led to a worldwide recall of one connected model of Jeep.

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5 things Automotive suppliers should make sure before selling parts online

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Consumers are attracted more towards the online purchase of automotive parts. Therefore, it has open up the new horizons for suppliers to strengthen their position. Though, there are some challenges which need to be taken care of by understanding the mindsets of customer and building business model based on that. Once they are successful in overcoming the challenges, benefits are incredible such as – a stronger market position, improved customer satisfaction, access to customer feedback and better ROI.

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