Ford hits 10 million with SYNC, and Sprint beefs up its MirrorLink standard, as Tesla Motors tries to put out the fire on electric vehicle safety concerns. Andrew Tolve reports.
In this week’s Brief: Car Connectivity Consortium, LA Auto Show, Ford, Parkopedia, Volvo, Sprint, CalAmp, Tesla Motors, TomTom Business Solutions and INRIX.
Why on earth should automakers bother with expensive onboard computers and infotainment systems when they can simply piggyback on the content and connectivity of smartphones?
Industry insight: The connected car
Industry insight: Fleet telematics
Content and Apps for Automotive USA 2013