What is the future of connected cars?

Discussions with industry experts about the future of connected cars reveal disagreement about where the market is headed, writes Claudia Bacco. Companies are taking different approaches to the use of technology in automobiles, as it’s still unclear what consumers expect from connected cars, she writes. “We assume the car will become a new market place,” said Alcatel-Lucent’s Heinz Honemann. “Governments and smart cities will motivate drivers to optimize use of network and traffic infrastructure.”