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Volkswagen opens new telematics center in California

With consumer adoption of technology and in general, a solid in-car system that integrates into an owner’s lifestyle is to play some weight in car decisions in the future.

We don’t see of these systems here in but in-vehicle systems are getting and more advanced with offering systems like GM Ford SYNC, MyFord Kia UVO, Lexus Remote BMW iDrive and Mercedes-Benz COMAND. In we usually start to see such included only in higher end so we are familiar with COMAND and

Volkswagen has the RCD510 here in (some owners are retrofitting too), but it doesn’t stop They’ve just opened a new Research Laboratory in Belmont, a 40,000 square feet facility for advanced automotive with a US$20 million budget. The R#038;D center have 100 designers, engineers and and will focus on the areas of assistance, human-machine interface, and connected vehicles. The new Belmont is the largest Volkswagen research outside of Germany.

Technology developed at the US center be used in VW Group cars – this includes the more marques like Audi and Volkswagen will be collaborating technology partners like Nvidia and Google and there are a few on the cards:

A car that can navigate through a parking lot to find a and return to the structure’s entrance summoned by the driver’s smart Car jockey would be rendered

Driving awareness systems detect traffic-signal and speed changes and can accelerate or decelerate the car as warrant.

A car monitor that driving patterns that can be to a smart phone or computer, a driver to make more driving decisions in his commute.

the readability of the instrument panel, fiberoptics to stack multiple within the same cluster becoming confusing.

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Making the interface more elegant, haptic clicks and an intelligent so navigating telematic menus is predictable.

Using Google Earth as a aid, including using view” so that a driver what the destination looks not just its address. This can be proactively show nearby vehicle charging stations if the knows it is running low on a charge. The Audi MMI already uses a lot of technologies.

A center console can wirelessly charge smart similar to “power mats” now on the for home use. The project, in with Qualcomm, could use near-field resonance to power entertainment or ambient lighting as well.

Floormats where the car’s is illuminated. Engineers need to sure the electronics don’t out when stomped on wet shoes.

An version of “Fast” that can with the driver, as well as other nearby VW drivers as a network beacon.

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