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US: Ford’s Interceptor technology can monitor the police


What happens when policemen abuse their prerogatives and speed their chase cars, or run red lights and use sirens when they’re not on a chase? They get caught if they’re in a Ford patrol vehicle. Ford is currently developing new safety features that allow the police agencies track in real time the driving habits of their officers – they could instantly ...
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Sirius Expands Into Telematics for More Auto Offerings
Although Sirius XM Radio considers that radio is still a good business, it plans to focus on the in-car services such as automated safety, as this brings more opportunities. Sirius XM ...
Honda to offer Apple’s Siri in some 2013 models sold in the U.S.
Honda has announced it will install Apple's Siri voice-activated telematics assistant into some of its 2013 models sold in the U.S. The 2013 Honda Accord and Acura RDX and ILX will ...
SiriusXM to provide telematics services for Nissan in the U.S.
SiriusXM has announced it has signed a new telematics deal with Nissan to provide services for Nissan branded vehicles in the United States. The U.S.-based broadcasting company will provide telematics services ...
Daimler and Google deepen strategic partnership
Daimler AG and Google announced a deepening of their strategic partnership that will give the carmaker access to Google Maps for its in-car navigation systems. The announcement was made at the ...
Toyota, Microsoft sign $12-million telematics deal
Toyota (TM) and Microsoft (MSFT) said Wednesday late they will team up to build a global platform for Toyota's next-generation telematics services. The pair are comitting to invest $12 million in ...
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2011 CES: Hyundai Blue Link telematics
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GM relaunches OnStar with social media features
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