Top 7 connected navigation & smart mobility news – 2016/08

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At the end of each month, we handpick and summarize 7 most critical and exciting stories in the industry. Also check the hyperlink to the original article to read more, enjoy and have a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!

  • Amazon teamed up with Hyundai, to provide remote control on Genesis G80 & G90 models through Amazon Echo’s voice command. Alexa, please start up my car!
  • Verizon to acquire Fleetmatics for $2.4 billion dollars and becomes one of the most powerful telematics players in the industry.
  • Rastrac partners with Magellan to provide GPS tracking, truck navigation and FMCSA electronic logging device (ELD) – compliant HOS service for fleets and individual truckers.