Sony and Docomo to test unmanned concept cars in Guam through 5G test network

Sony Corporation and NTT Docomo, Inc. announced that they will conduct joint trials of Sony’s unmanned concept car New Concept Cart SC-1. This concept car uses 5G mobile technology for a variety of remote control functions. The test will be conducted using a trial network in Docomo 5G Open Lab Guam, which will provide test facilities and outdoor […]

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Cool IoT use cases: All weather, self-driving shuttle bus in Helsinki

Market overview City centres are transitioning to transportation systems that result in better air quality, with less congestion and increased safety. This objective is being met by autonomous shuttles and other forms of shared driverless vehicles. The problem Autonomous vehicles in Finland must allow year-round autonomous driving regardless of the weather, which can be severe, […]

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Volkswagen and AWS join forces to transform automotive manufacturing

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, and the Volkswagen Group announced a multi-year, global agreement to build the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud, a cloud-based Industrial digital production platform that will transform the automotive company’s manufacturing and logistics processes. Volkswagen will rely upon the breadth and depth of AWS’s portfolio of services, including IoT, Machine Learning, analytics, […]

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How automotive manufacturers can win in the new service economy

Jonathan Smith, senior principal consultant at Expleo Group, writes about how consumers’ demands are shaping every industry including automotive. Many different industries need to work together to deliver transport in the new era. The emergence of operators offering service-based products (such as Uber or Lyft) combined with a renewed resolve to choose services that are […]

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