Everywhere you look today – whether it’s online, in trade publications or notices from trade associations – you hear about telematics. How to process all of this information and what to do about it today is left out of all of these conversations.
Most newer model vehicles collect data and send it wirelessly to the vehicle manufacturer.
By 2020, virtually every new car sold will be equipped with this technology. Regardless of your stance at the moment, telematics should be taken seriously, and here’s why.
For those of you who do not know me, I will give you a quick download on my background. I have been playing with cars for 40 years. I work in my family’s business, Seyfer Automotive, Inc., founded in 1961. We diagnose, repair and maintain late-model vehicles as well as a large number of cars
Arming consumers with vehicle information gives them a better understanding of the importance and complexity of the various automotive systems
Vehicles in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-PRIZE vie for $10 million in prizes that will be awarded to teams that develop production-capable vehicles that exceed 100 miles per gallon or energy equivalent (MPGe).
Telematics is not only shaping the future of automobiles, but also that of the aftermarket. After a lackluster debut more than 12 years ago,the telematics landscape is experiencing a surge that is redefining automobiles as we know them today. The following interview with Delphi’s Frank Ordonez on the topic of telematics is courtesy of Automotive Distribution Network’s (Parts Plus and IAPA) Network Magazine ….
By Larry Carley, Technical Editor When engineers came up with the idea of putting the wheel speed sensor (WSS) and tone ring inside a sealed wheel bearing hub assembly, it seemed like a great idea. The sealed environment would help protect the sensor and make it less vulnerable to damage or contamination from the outside