The automotive industry’s rush to replace conventional controls with touchscreen interfaces is at risk of alienating customers, compromising safety, and drawing the ire of regulatory bodies, says pioneering software company VNC Automotive.
Now, more than ever, Britain is a nation of internet shoppers. Even before the pandemic struck, the percentage of retail sales that originated online was on an inexorable upward trajectory. As the first national lockdown took hold, internet sales jumped[i] from 19.1% to 32.8%, peaking last January at 37.7% with the third lockdown.
As car makers look for new ways to differentiate their products, they must think carefully before allowing tech giants Apple and Google to dominate their customers’ experiences, says vehicle connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive.
VNC Automotive and JVCKENWOOD have announced a partnership to provide a full smartphone and mobile device mirroring solution for vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket.
Connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive will be giving the first public demonstrations in the UK of its innovative Cobalt Cube® at the 47th National Association of Police Fleet Managers’ (NAPFM) Conference in Telford from 26th to 27th October.
Labour shortages, a growing global population, and unprecedented levels of connectivity mean now is the time to deploy full autonomy in our fields, according to software pioneers VNC Automotive.