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Telematics Transforms Insurance Industry

Telematics Transforms Insurance Industry

By Louis Rumao Telematics, the interdisciplinary field that covers telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering which includes sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc., is transforming the relationship between consumers and automotive insurance industry. The century-old automotive industry has been deploying innovations to make vehicles faster, safer, and more comfortable. However, the automotive insurance

MapmyIndia To Facilitate Autonomous Driving

By ShamPrasad The rapid pace of digitalisation, which brings about a paradigm shift in safety and automation in the automotive industry, creates several opportunities for players in the fields of navigation and telematics. MapmyIndia, which builds and provides the most advanced maps of India and the best GPS-based IoT (‘Internet of Things’) devices optimised for

ESI Brings Serious Fun To Work

By APA Bureau The ESI Group is a leading innovator in Virtual Prototyping software and services. Specialists in material physics, ESI has developed proficiency to help industrial manufacturers replace physical prototypes by virtually replicating the fabrication, assembly and testing of products in different environments. Coupled with Virtual Reality, animated by systems models, and benefiting from

Bosch Makes Self-Driving Cars Smart

By APA Bureau Bosch is creating the brain for the self-driving cars of the future. At the international Bosch Connected World 2017 conference recently in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the computer can apply machine learning methods. The AI-onboard computer is

Continental Leads In New Mobility Technologies

Continental, which develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods, has extended its leading position in the rapidly growing market for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and clean, intelligent, and connected vehicles. The company is working on making 3D Flash LIDAR technology ready for production. In a similar way to an echo sounding, this

Tata Elxsi Works On Futuristic Vehicles

By ShamPrasad Global design and technology service provider for the automotive industry, Tata Elxsi, has been working on five major fronts, design, autonomous driving, electrification of vehicles, infotainment systems and car connectivity, to stay ahead in the development of futuristic vehicles. This Tata Group Company deploys its artificial intelligence and computer science knowledge to create

JCB Bid To Be Road Solutions Brand In India

JCB India, a leading manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment in the country, provides full solution of products, training, monitoring, parts, and service, backed by a large distribution network. JCB India wants to be a road solutions company from being a road construction products making and repairing company. Started in early 1980’s with a small

Indian Aftermarket To Reach $13 Billion By 2020

By APA Bureau The Indian automotive aftermarket was worth Rs 56,098 crore (US$ 8.4 billion) in 2016-17. It will reach Rs 75,705 crore (US$ 13 billion) by 2019-20, says a study titled ‘Automotive Aftermarket – The Road Ahead’, by the Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA). The study highlights the key trends that impact