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SiriusXM to provide telematics services for Nissan in the U.S.

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 including non-stop emergency support for accidents, stolen vehicle tracking and roadside assistance. SiriusXM’s services also include consolidated bill for […]

Daimler and Google deepen strategic partnership

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 2012 Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas. The agreement will provide Daimler with access to the suite of […]

Toyota, Microsoft sign $12-million telematics deal

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 Toyota Media Service Co., the Toyota subsidiary that provides digital information systems to Toyota automotive. Along with plans for […]

Europe: Kia and Vodafone team up for telematics

Europe: Kia and Vodafone team up for telematics

Kia Motors Corp. said Monday that it has set up a partnership with the London-based global telecommunications company Vodafone to develop new telematics services for its customers in Europe. Kia will focus on creating new business opportunities based on automotive IT systems and Vodafone’s existing communications network in Europe. As […]

2011 CES: Hyundai Blue Link telematics

2011 CES: Hyundai Blue Link telematics

Hyundai has announced plans to launch a comprehensive multimedia system in some of its US-spec cars from March this year. Blue Link Blue Link combines GPS navigation with an entertainment system and Internet connectivity and will allow users to get turn-by-turn navigation, voice- texting and even a provision that allows […]

GM relaunches OnStar with social media features

GM relaunches OnStar with social media features

OnStar announced the start of what it calls responsible connectivity, in fact a major overhaul of the company’s operations. Details — including an introduction date and fees — are being finalized, but the new-generation OnStar should allow drivers to do such things as update Facebook status and listen to text […]