Experts and industry leaders warn OEMs not to cede connected-car services to technology companies. Susan Kuchinskas reports on the first day of Telematics Detroit 2014.
The telematics industry may have gotten away with an initial focus on safety and security, and, more recently, connected infotainment, but these will hardly do going forward, said Thilo Koslowski, vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, during the opening keynote on day one of Telematics Detroit 2014, a two-day Telematics Update conference in Novi, Mich.
“Technology will define the future of the automotive industry,” he said.
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