Road Traffic

BMW Selects TomTom Traffic in Russia, New Zealand and Australia - 01/05/2016

TomTom today announced that German car manufacturer BMW has chosen their traffic information in Russia, New Zealand and Australia. The service is already available cross car-line as part of the “Connected Drive” offer on BMW vehicles. "This is...

HERE Monitors Lane-based Traffic Speed at Junctions - 11/12/2015

Which lane goes faster? That is the question every driver would like to know when on a congested highway. Digital map and real-time traffic vendor HERE has introduced yesterday a new technology that gives a significant part of the answer to that...

Volvo & INRIX Debut Global Partnership - 11/04/2015

Volvo Cars has selected INRIX for their live traffic service which now covers more than five million miles in 42 countries. INRIX Traffic will be a part of Volvo Sensus Connect, the on-board infotainment and navigation solution that allows drivers...

TomTom Launches Traffic Service in Hong Kong, 48th Territory Covered - 10/21/2015

TomTom yesterday announced the launch of its real-time traffic service in Hong Kong. The GPS maker now provides real-time traffic information for highways, major roads and secondary roads in 48 countries. “Traffic congestion is an issue for many...

French Road Directorate Selects PTV & INRIX Data to Monitor Traffic - 10/07/2015

Ile-de-France Road Directorate (DiRIF) has selected PTV Group, in collaboration with INRIX, to monitor traffic and congestion in real-time across the Greater Paris metropolitan area, the two companies announced this week at the ITS world Congress...

Mediamobile & Visteon: When Traffic Data Goes Simultaneously through DAB & Cellular - 09/24/2015

Automotive supplier Visteon has partnered with traffic information supplier Mediamobile, to offer a solution that enables European cars equipped with Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) radios to receive traffic updates through both digital radio and...

Georgia, Alabama and Missouri DOTs Select HERE Traffic Data - 09/23/2015

Digital map vendor HERE has has won contracts with the Georgia, Alabama and Missouri state departments of transportation (DOT) to provide of probe based Traffic Services to enhance driver safety and improve traffic flow management and planning...

INRIX Launches Weather Service For Cars in North America and Europe - 09/01/2015

Real-time traffic provider INRIX today announced INRIX Road Weather, a service which provides critical information on road conditions, including updated alerts every 15 minutes. Unlike traditional weather services, INRIX Road Weather provides...

HERE Adds Reversible Lanes to Real-Time Traffic Service - 07/15/2015

Reversible express lanes are used to ease congestion during rush-hour in large cities. These lanes sit in the center of large highways and create extra lanes to drivers in one direction or the other. However until recently none of the real-time...

TomTom Traffic Goes Live in Kuwait - 07/15/2015

Dutch GPS navigation maker TomTom has announced the launch of their real-time traffic service in Kuwait. this follows the availability in Saudi Arabia and the UAE announced earlier (read here). TomTom now provides traffic information for highways,...

Denmark to Use Real-Time Traffic Service from INRIX - 07/09/2015

Real-time traffic information provider INRIX has announced an agreement with the Danish Road Directorate to supplyy eal-time traffic information throughout the country (4,000 kilometres, almost 2,500 miles of road) based on GPS probe data. “By using...

DAB Digital Radio Growing in Europe - 05/21/2015

The World DAB Forum issued an interesting infographics about the growth of digital radio - namely DAB- in Europe. This shows interesting statistics about the penetration per country in terms of cars and road coverage. This sets up the opportunity...
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