A connected car is a vehicle with internet access, which allows the devices, both inside and outside the car, to interact with each other. Inside the car, we can find such devices as sensors and on-board computers. The devices outside the car can be part of other cars, houses, and infrastructure.
The first connected cars appeared back in 1996, when General Motors cooperated with Motorola Automotive, which resulted in the introduction of the telematics system OnStar…
Having appeared at the end of the previous century, connected-car development skyrocketed with the introduction of IoT technologies. Smart vehicles are meant to change the transportation infrastructure for the better, with enhanced safety, optimizing routing, cutting down pollution, and improving accessibility.
From this point forward, the progress of connected-car development will only escalate, powered by the enormous amount of data generated by the vehicles.