Showing posts from January, 2016

Tech Mahindra provides Connected car Features

The Challenges Faced by the tech mahindra for Determining the right set of features based on car models and car category, Ensuring that multiple features talk to each other, Developing a secure, extremely reliable framework with fail-safe mechanism

The Benefits Provided by the team :
Modular- for budget constraintsCustomizableScalableA Class ApartLow cost infotainment system design and developmentIntegrated vehicle tracking solution30% cost effective compared to existing solutionsOur Expertise Tech Mahindra has played a crucial role in providing technical leadership for TMC traffic support for Microsoft Sync Gen2 NAV Core running from an audio head unit.

Volvo cars and Microsoft allow the user to talk to their cars

Volvo owners will be able to talk to their car via their Microsoft Band 2, allowing them to instruct their vehicle to perform tasks including setting the navigation, starting the heater, locking the doors, flashing the lights or sounding the horn via Volvo's mobile app Volvo on Call and the connected wearable device.

In November 2015 Volvo and Microsoft announced their high-profile collaboration with the first automotive application of HoloLens technology. HoloLens is the world's first fully untethered holographic computer, which could be used in future to redefine how customers first encounter, explore and even buy cars. Now the two companies are delivering remote voice control for Volvo cars via the Microsoft Band 2 as another proof-point in their ambition to jointly develop next generation automotive technologies.

"Volvo is intent on making the car experience as easy and convenient as possible by utilising the latest technology in the most relevant and inspiring ways. W…


Understanding your vehicle's weight is an essential part of automotive safety. It can also be fascinating to see how your car or truck compares to other vehicles on the road. Depending on the materials used during production, the engine size of the vehicle, and the vehicle class, there can be significant variation in automobile weights. List of Car Curb Weights As you can see by this list, car weight can vary a lot, depending on the type of vehicle, the engine, and many other factors. These weights are for the car only and do not include cargo, passengers, or any other items.
ModelCurb Weight2012 Toyota Camry3,190 pounds2012 Toyota Prius3,042 pounds2012 Toyota Avalon3,572 pounds2013 Toyota Matrix2,888 pounds2013 Chevrolet Equinox LS3,777 pounds2013 Chevrolet Corvette3,208 pounds2013 Chevrolet Malibu3,393 pounds2012 Chrysler Town and Country4,652 pounds2012 Subaru Outback3,495 pounds2014 Subaru Impreza3,208 pounds2013 BMW 740i Sedan4,344 pounds2012 Honda Civic LX Coupe2,617 pounds20…

Mercedes-Benz F015 -Research Car Not Concept Car

It is the  Motion research car and its immersive user experience is an innovative perspective into the future of mobility. A user interface designer who works out of Mercedes’ Silicon Valley R&D center, she calls the F 015 a concept car, then catches and corrects herself. "It’s a research car, not a concept car

Mercedes debuted the F 015 not at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January, but at CES the week prior. That is to say, Mercedes announced its most exciting project in years not on the auto industry’s biggest stage, but on technology’s..

Google is approaching self-driving research in a similar manner, but the end goal is different: whereas Google wants to make a little box that efficiently gets you from Point A to Point B, Mercedes is still trying to make something that evokes an emotional response, just as well-designed cars do today. Basically, here’s a car company’s interpretation of a car in a post-driver world.

Nothing about the interior was per…