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Self-driving truck follows leader truck to prevent injuries

Royal Truck and Equipment and Micro Systems have developed an Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator (ATMA) vehicle using Royal Truck’s attenuator safety feature, mounted on the rear of a truck that cushions impact in the event of a collision. The…
Royal Truck and Equipment and Micro Systems have developed an Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator (ATMA) vehicle using Royal Truck’s attenuator safety feature, mounted on the rear of a truck that c...
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#AndroidAuto update, new developer tools and apps

Android Auto has received an update and developers can now use a simulator called “The Desktop Head Unit. Android Auto allows Android smartphone users to connect Android Lollipop smartphones to the car’s head unit for music, messaging and maps, activated…
Android Auto has received an update and developers can now use a simulator called "The Desktop Head Unit. Android Auto allows Android smartphone users to connect Android Lollipop smartphones to the...
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Connected car features are not being used by many car owners according to the J.D. Power 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience (DrIVE) Report. Many features are never used by drivers while other features owner don’t want in their cars at all. However…
Connected car features are not being used by many car owners according to the J.D. Power 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience (DrIVE) Report. Many features are never used by drivers while oth...
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Although we are in the dog days of August, there was still connected car news that was too short to report about Apple, AirBorn, Volvo, Quanergy, and Uber.  Apple Sued for Not Stopping Texting on iPhones While Driving Apple is being sued because it failed…
Although we are in the dog days of August, there was still connected car news that was too short to report about Apple, AirBorn, Volvo, Quanergy, and Uber.  Apple Sued for Not Stopping Texting on i...
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Electric and hybrid vehicles interest stalled until prices change

Harris has released its latest poll results for interest in electric and hybrid cars. The electric car momentum appears to stalled for now with interest from Americans not changing much at all. Price appears the major barrier in interest The years 2013…
Harris has released its latest poll results for interest in electric and hybrid cars. The electric car momentum appears to stalled for now with interest from Americans not changing much at all. Pri...
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Consumer Watchdog is asking the California Department of Motor Vehicles to amend its Autonomous Vehicle Regulation to require that police investigate any crashes of robot cars being tested on public roads. They also urge the DMV to require any data and…
Consumer Watchdog is asking the California Department of Motor Vehicles to amend its Autonomous Vehicle Regulation to require that police investigate any crashes of robot cars being tested on publi...
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@Toyota Safety Sense made sense from Continental Multi Function Camera with Lidar (MFL) @ContiPressNA

Toyota Safety Sense uses MFL from Continental. Continental developed the integrated new sensor module Multi Function Camera with Lidar (MFL) by integrating a camera and an infrared Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging Sensor) into a single compact unit.…
Toyota Safety Sense uses MFL from Continental. Continental developed the integrated new sensor module Multi Function Camera with Lidar (MFL) by integrating a camera and an infrared Lidar (Light Det...
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Verizon Telematics is now offering hum, a vehicle technology and subscription service using a OBD-II port device and a Bluetooth speaker attached to the visor for On-Star-like services. The devices are installed by the owner of car made after 1996 and…
Verizon Telematics is now offering hum, a vehicle technology and subscription service using a OBD-II port device and a Bluetooth speaker attached to the visor for On-Star-like services. The devices...
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HERE, recently brought together a diverse group of automotive companies, system vendors and suppliers to discuss the establishment of an interface format for how in-vehicle sensor data is transmitted to a location cloud. Modern vehicles collect vast sums…
HERE, recently brought together a diverse group of automotive companies, system vendors and suppliers to discuss the establishment of an interface format for how in-vehicle sensor data is transmitt...
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There were some connected car announcements at the IoT Evolution Expo, from Las Vegas, Nevada. Announcements came fro Spireon, WebNMS, Covisint and AT&T. There were many IoT speakers including Coach Joe Gibbs from the Washington Redskins. Spiren NSpire…
There were some connected car announcements at the IoT Evolution Expo, from Las Vegas, Nevada. Announcements came fro Spireon, WebNMS, Covisint and AT&T. There were many IoT speakers including ...
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@Lexus GS multimedia & Enform Safety Connects to larger screens & standard navigation

Lexus announced the specifications of the Lexus GS multimedia system, along with Enform Connect features for 2016. Lexus  GS for 2016 models will have a 12.3-inch screens with full-screen map capability when equipped with navigation. The screen can split…
Lexus announced the specifications of the Lexus GS multimedia system, along with Enform Connect features for 2016. Lexus  GS for 2016 models will have a 12.3-inch screens with full-screen map capab...
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@Garmin navigation pilots Honda Pilot & more Hondas

Garmin announced that its navigation systems will be available in Honda infotainment systems over the next four years. The new Honda Pilot will launch with Garmin navigation. The Garmin system integrates into Honda infotainment consoles while offering…
Garmin announced that its navigation systems will be available in Honda infotainment systems over the next four years. The new Honda Pilot will launch with Garmin navigation. The Garmin system inte...
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    Executive Editor, present
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Editor AUTO Connected Car and journalist covering breaking technology for 20+ years.
Introduction
Lynn Walford Is the Executive Editor of AUTO Connected Car and  Wireless and Mobile News.

Freelance Article Writer, since 1990, for publications that include: ATM Marketplace, Wireless Week, Work.com, ISO & Agent, Dig-iT, Investor's Business Daily, The Los Angeles Times, Success, UPI, ComputorEdge, Business Start-Ups, Compute, The Office, PC Laptop, HomePC, FamilyPC and Income Opportunities. 

Samples can be found at FreelanceWriterNow.

 Areas of Expertise: Technology, Finance, Wireless, and Business.

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Survived the Google Panda Update, La Canada Station Fires, Northridge Earthquake and Dot-Com Bomb.