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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Connected Car Issues Include Pricing, Privacy & Tethering Through CarPlay Or Android Auto

58% of U.S. car owners are very concerned about hidden fees associated with connected car features and services finds a new report by Parks Associates.

“The level of concern for these connected car issues exceeds that expressed for connected home devices,” said Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development, Parks Associates.

From the article "Connected Car Issues Include Pricing, Privacy & Tethering Through CarPlay Or Android Auto" by Bryan Jonston.

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Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Connected Cars Open Doors And IoT Devices

Parks Associates revealed that 27% of U.S. car owners would connected cars to communicate with the Internet-connected devices in their home, such as smart garage door openers and door sensors.

Parks Associates reports companies with assets in both ecosystems, such as mobile network operators and insurance companies, stand to benefit the most from the convergence and will push the markets closer together. Currently the smartphone is the connected device most closely associate ...read more

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Car Owners Want Connected Car Support For Maps Emergencies Calls More

Parks Associates research shows 44% of car owners in U.S. broadband households have some kind of advanced connected car feature and 61% of car owners prefer to bundle vehicle data consumption with smartphone data consumption. 

From the article "Car Owners Want Connected Car Support For Maps Emergencies Calls More" by Gilbert Shar. 

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Connected cars with Internet connections growing in numbers & profits

Parks Associates research reports that there are increasingly connected cars in the United States. The company reported the following figures:

  • 10% of vehicle owners in U.S. broadband households have access to built-in apps or can remotely control their vehicle using a mobile phone.
  • 52% of cars sold in the U.S. in 2014 had some form of connectivity.
  • 12% can connect to a live agent for emergency or roadside assistance.
  • About a third of vehicles can view v ...read more

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