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SmartMove: Check the Oil While You Have Breakfast?

SmartMove, the Belgium-based vehicle telematics software developer and integrator, has brought this vision one step closer with the OSGI-compliant Open Telematics Framework, according to Steven Buytaert, co-CEO at SmartMove.

MagnaWorks Announces Availability of Navex Telematics Navigation System

MagnaWorks(R), a business group of Magna International(R) Inc., has announced the availability to vehicle manufacturers of Navex(TM), which they bill as "the first true, turn-by-turn telematics navigation system."

Delphi Develops First Passenger Occupant Detection System for Airbag Deployment

Delphi Automotive Systems has announced it is supplying its smart occupant passenger detection system for Jaguar and four models of Ford and Lincoln-Mercury vehicles.

Model E Offers Build-to-Order Executive Fleet Vehicles

You may have heard of Model E, the SOFTBANK venture which is producing "the world's first Internet build-to-order vehicles" and which provides clients with its all-inclusive "Subscribe & Drive"(SM) service.

TRW and Michelin Focus on Advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Consumers will soon have access to the next development in advanced tire pressure monitoring technology, thanks to an agreement between TRW and Michelin.

Talking to Your Telematics: ATX Launches Interactive Voice Recognition for Vehicles

The launch of Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) speech response technology to provide motorists with enhanced navigation, safety and convenience has been announced by ATX Technologies, Inc., a telematics service provider to the automotive market.

Microsoft Unveils New Windows CE for Automotive

Microsoft Corporation has unveiled its latest attempt to extend its seemingly omnipresent Windows operating system to one of the few places it hasn't already conquered -- the automobile.

Telematics Will Create 'E-Vehicle Wonderland' by 2004: Roland Berger Study

Automotive telematics applications will influence most auto electronics, creating "an e-vehicle wonderland" by 2004, according to a new global study by Roland Berger Strategy Consultants.

MobileAria to Bring Hands-free Internet to the Automobile Next Year

MobileAria, Inc., a company formed to develop a new hands-free mobile Internet service platform for the automobile, has launched with investments from Delphi Automotive Systems, Palm, Inc., and Mayfield Fund.

Diversified Software Introduces Software Promoting Driver Safety

New software which will manage information flow into the vehicle and provide safety solutions to the driver while minimizing distraction has been introduced by Diversified Software Solutions, Inc.

ACVL Website Provides Consumer Information on Leasing

The Association of Consumer Vehicle Lessors (ACVL) has launched, a consumer Website which compares vehicle leasing to buying.

Acura MDX Goes On Sale Today

Acura has announced that its all-new MDX luxury SUV will be priced starting at $34,370 when it goes on sale today.

Toyota Announces Prices on Tacoma Double Cab

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) U.S.A., Inc., released manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for its 2001 model-year Tacoma Double Cab pickup truck and redesigned RAV4 SUV.

Saturn Unveils First SUV

The Saturn division of General Motors Corp. is unveiling its as-yet unnamed SUV model today at the South Florida Auto Show in Miami.

GE Capital Launches New Trucking Industry Portal

GE Capital has launched a new Website ( featuring financial and service solutions for companies' transportation needs.

DaimlerChrysler Announces Hybrid Vehicle Division

DaimlerChrysler AG's U.S. arm is creating a new division to develop vehicles powered by a combination of gasoline and electricity, according to company officials.

Jaguar Reports 18th Consecutive Month Sales Increase

Jaguar North America reported today that monthly sales show an increase for the eighteenth consecutive month.

Nexterna Announces Record Production Orders for OptiSoft In-Vehicle Computers

Nexterna, a provider of wireless data solutions, has announced orders to manufacture more than 2,600 Pentium-based, Windows-compatible communication computers known as ARCs for distribution of its OptiSoft(TM) product suite and to fill existing orders.

American Honda Sets New Model-Year Sales Record

American Honda reported an all-time record for 2000 model-year sales of 1,162,342, up 8.9 percent compared to last year, according to figures released by the company.

Mercedes-Benz Makes Tele Aid Systems Standard on All Model-Year 2001 Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is offering the Tele Aid telematics system as a standard feature on all model-year 2001 Mercedes Benz vehicles.

EPA's Top 15 Most Fuel Efficient 2001 Vehicles in U.S.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its annual list of the most fuel efficient vehicles in the U.S.

Telematics to Become $8 Billion Industry by 2005: ABI

The telematics industry stands poised for tremendous growth will be one of the most lucrative segments of the intelligent transportation sytems business, according to a new study from Allied Business Intelligence (ABI).

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