By navigating our site, you agree to allow us to use cookies, in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Toyota, Amazon, Uber in Connected Cars Industry

Connected cars are one of the biggest trends, nowadays. The most recent boost in connected cars industry is  the movement of Toyota, Amazon and Uber.

smart connected carsFirst, Toyota added mobility services to its self-driving fleet Wednesday (July 14), then Aurora, the driverless vehicle startup backed by Amazon and Uber, announced plans to go public Thursday (July 15) at an $11 billion value through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger.

By 2030, about 95 percent of new vehicles sold globally will be connected to the internet, up from around 50 percent today. Around 45 percent of these vehicles will have intermediate and advanced connectivity. So, the pace is going slowly but very soon will be seeing tremendous growth in the connected cars industry.

A connected car is one that has its own connection to the internet, usually via a wireless local area network (WLAN) that allows the car to share internet access and data with other devices inside and outside the car.

Tags

Nitisha Dubey

I am a Journalist with a post graduate degree in Journalism & Mass Communication. I love reading non-fiction books, exploring different destinations and varieties of cuisines. Biographies and historical movies are few favourites.

Related Articles