FMW recently had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Noam Cimand, General Manager of 3Dtracking, and came to understand more about trends in the telematics sector and what 3Dtracking has to offer.
What are the key trends currently moving the telematics sector forward?
On the one hand, the telematics sector can be seen as a base service, focused on elementary devices. On the other hand, we see a lot of demand for wireless connectivity in vehicles and increasing use of information and communication technology as well as increased pressure from governments for improved road safety.
In order to remain relevant in the market, a service provider must offer additional value to its customers by diversifying its telematics service offerings. This will create important new revenue generating opportunities and tangibly differentiate themselves from their competitors.
In the transition to autonomy, there’s going be a hybrid period - with both human drivers and autonomous vehicles on the road - and it will be interesting to see what happens to the so-called “driving contract.”
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Suburban Detroit-based Rivian plans to sell a battery-powered pickup and midsize SUV by the end of 2020. The company owns a former Chrysler and Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Illinois, where it plans to build the vehicles.
General Motors and Amazon plan to invest $1 billion to $2 billion in the startup, which was among the stars of the Los Angeles auto show late in 2018. GM issued a statement that said, “We admire Rivian’s contribution to a future of zero emissions and an all-electric future.”
Read the article at Detroit Free Press.
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