Connected Car, New Mobility, these buzzwords are high in everyone’s mind within the automotive industry: drivers start enjoying new connected and mobility services with their car fully embedded into their digital lifestyle; manufacturers can start leveraging the power of connected data to become more efficient and create a tighter, more personalized relationship with their customers; new business and services opportunities will rise thanks to the collaboration with other connected ecosystems (home, city, etc.); and mobility services open a new business paradigm for everyone in the automotive value chain.
The R.S. 2027 Vision concept car unveiled on 19 April at the Shanghai Motor Show illustrates the Renault take on the shape of Formula 1 ten years hence, in 2027. To a great extent, this vision builds on the three main foundations of Renault innovation today: the electric vehicle, the connected vehicle and the autonomous vehicle. Key technologies in these three areas are, or will shortly be, available on Renault production vehicles.
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona again confirmed “Connected Car” is one of the Next Big Things.
The Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the world’s biggest technology innovation gatherings, runs from January 5 to 8. Carlos Ghosn will be there to champion the Renault-Nissan Alliance on January 5. And Groupe Renault is taking this opportunity to showcase its ongoing work to illustrate new ways of thinking about mobility as technology meets transportation.
Feeding R-Link, Renault’s new integrated and connected touch tablet, is a fantastic professional opportunity! Renault and Paris Région Lab launched a call for bids at the start of the year to select innovative start-ups working in connected services, IT and mobile communication. Five companies have been picked to develop their projects in a Connected Mobility and Services “incubator” set up by the two partners.