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Mapping service HERE, will work with Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project where vehicles communicate safety hazards to others on the road, starting in 2016 Safety hazards such as black ice or an animal on the road, sudden traffic build-up, or…
Mapping service HERE, will work with Finnish traffic agencies to lead a pilot project where vehicles communicate safety hazards to others on the road, starting in 2016 Safety hazards such as black ...
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Heads Up: @Volvocarglobal Sensus Connect wins for HMI, HUD & innovation

Volvo reported thatVolvo Cars’ infotainment system Sensus, received the ‘Most Innovative HMI System’ at the 2015 Car HMI Concept & Systems conference in Berlin. Volvo Cars was honored for being at the forefront of HMI (Human Machine Interface) design that…
Volvo reported thatVolvo Cars’ infotainment system Sensus, received the ‘Most Innovative HMI System’ at the 2015 Car HMI Concept & Systems conference in Berlin. Volvo Cars was honored for being...
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There was some automotive connected car news this week that was too short to report- a fact or statement that doesn’t need further explanation. Companies in the news include Automatic, USAA, GM, Cisco, Microchip, Green Hills, Freescale, Zendrive and…
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@DelphiAuto self-driving car cut off by Google car #DelphiDrive.

Two self-driving cars almost plowed into each other on Tuesday, a day before the Google LSVs took to the roads of Mountain View, California. Google denies the situation while Delphi representatives have said many things about what happened. John Absmeier,…
Two self-driving cars almost plowed into each other on Tuesday, a day before the Google LSVs took to the roads of Mountain View, California. Google denies the situation while Delphi representatives...
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Google's #self-driving LSV cruising Mountain View

The Google self-driving prototype LSVs are now being tested in road in Mountain View, California. These prototype lows-speed were designed for self-driving, however, due to California laws the vehicles will have test drivers behind steering wheels, breaks…
The Google self-driving prototype LSVs are now being tested in road in Mountain View, California. These prototype lows-speed were designed for self-driving, however, due to California laws the vehi...
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@OnStar alarms via text, email or phone when car is being stolen

Chevy announced a feature of OnStar’s stolen vehicle service–Theft Alarm Notification. OnStar subscribers receive a real-time alert when the car’s alarm sounds, due out by the end of summer. With Theft Alarm Notification, OnStar subscribers can sign-up to…
Chevy announced a feature of OnStar's stolen vehicle service--Theft Alarm Notification. OnStar subscribers receive a real-time alert when the car's alarm sounds, due out by the end of summer. With ...
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Top Connected Car Apple Watch & iPhone Apps Update

More apps are being updated or coming out soon to connect Apple Watches to car functions or services. Along with Volkswagen, Volvo, Porsche, BMW i3/i8 and other automotive apps there are Apple Watch apps from Hyundai Blue Link, AAA, Mercedes-Benz and…
More apps are being updated or coming out soon to connect Apple Watches to car functions or services. Along with Volkswagen, Volvo, Porsche, BMW i3/i8 and other automotive apps there are Apple Watc...
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@MirrorLink smartphone support for smartfortwo & smart forfour

Smartphone integration for smart cars is coming in 2016 models with the MirrorLink platform as part of the smart Media-System. MirrorLink mirrors what is on the smartphone screen onto the center stack screen of the smart fortwo and smart forfour.…
Smartphone integration for smart cars is coming in 2016 models with the MirrorLink platform as part of the smart Media-System. MirrorLink mirrors what is on the smartphone screen onto the center st...
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Bye-buh Siri, OK Google - Alexa can check my Mojio & garage door @getmojio,

It seems like every technology company wants to get into the connected car act. Now Amazon’s voice-recognition software Alexa is vying for voice commands in cars. Last week, Amazon released APIs for software developers to include their virtual assistant…
It seems like every technology company wants to get into the connected car act. Now Amazon's voice-recognition software Alexa is vying for voice commands in cars. Last week, Amazon released APIs fo...
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FCA US announced the new features in its Uconnect systems for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM trucks. New 2016 Uconnect systems have better performance, voice recognition, navigation and new noise cancellation for clearer handsfree phone calls. Unlike GM,…
FCA US announced the new features in its Uconnect systems for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge and RAM trucks. New 2016 Uconnect systems have better performance, voice recognition, navigation and new noise ca...
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@GM Global B connected cars will be powered by mobile cloud

General Motors is working on new technology called “Global B” that will enable cloud computing and over-the-air updates. GM global product development chief Mark Reuss at a news conference in Detroit, said GM’s new electrical architecture for its…
General Motors is working on new technology called "Global B" that will enable cloud computing and over-the-air updates. GM global product development chief Mark Reuss at a news conference in Detro...
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@Ford cameras show what's coming from the sides with split view

Ford announced new camera technology that helps drivers see what’s coming from around the corner. The new split-view camera  shows a 180-degree view of the area in front of or behind a vehicle on the 8-inch three panel screen. The views allowthe driver to…
Ford announced new camera technology that helps drivers see what's coming from around the corner. The new split-view camera  shows a 180-degree view of the area in front of or behind a vehicle on t...
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    Executive Editor, 2007 - 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.