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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:17:50 AM

Autonet Mobile, the telematics and applications service platform provider for the automotive transportation industry, today announced it will be deploying a 4G-enabled Telematics Control Unit (TCU) to enhance its connected car offering. Autonet's first-to-market 4G TCU is built to be automotive grade, and is embedded directly in the vehicle's system. The new platform supports the company's numerous mobile applications with faster network speeds and allows car manufacturers to easily integrate their own applications with Autonet's open architecture.  The TCU is built on Autonet's proven TRU Technology, which manages the network and applications in the vehicle to provide seamless connectivity in-motion, and reliable and secure network access. TRU Technology provides the most reliable IP connectivity to vehicles possible; with the addition of 4G services, it is also the fastest. Automotive manufactures can embed the device in their cars to bring high-speed mobile netwo

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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2014 1:53:16 AM

Hopefully
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 6:46:02 AM

just what we need - more expensive stuff that is not really necessary.
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Message Posted: Jun 9, 2014 9:04:05 AM

Dont think this stuff matters anymore.
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2014 7:46:12 AM

The Mobile Office
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 5:57:28 AM

not only more stuff to break but more distractions too.
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 9:32:33 AM

Something else to break?
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lorimarie36
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 1:35:17 AM

I don't need extra gadgets in my car to malfunction.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 1:55:53 PM

We're being tracked by where we visited on our computers and what we do on our smartphones. Soon, we're going to be tracked by where we go and how we drive. Privacy is seriously going down the drain.
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doctorindyj
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 12:19:57 PM

Interesting that this article was preceded by an article about hacking cars. Too many distractions, too much to break and apparently more to hack. This is an arms race that is bad for the consumer.

[Edited by: doctorindyj at 6/3/2014 12:20:28 PM EST]
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randyragon
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 10:44:40 AM

The problem with putting these is cars is the technology advances and then you have junk that you can't switch out without taking a huge hit in the wallet to have the next version that will work for you.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 9:23:13 AM

Just let me drive .
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:14:09 AM

But what about hackers?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:12:24 AM

Why did I care, not.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:06:43 AM

More costs we REALLY DONT NEED......
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:05:32 AM

I agree with dc 1552. Do we really need more distractions when we are behind the wheel? This looks like a disaster waiting to happen.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:05:28 AM

Why? A car is meant to drive not play games ,text or make calls.Thats why their are accidents.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:04:47 AM

And if you are worried about privacy?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:03:32 AM

More distraction?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:02:43 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:02:22 AM

Why
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:01:41 AM

And yet more distraction...
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jflabbe96
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:01:11 AM

More distractions for drivers.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:00:39 AM

It was only a matter of tome.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:00:13 AM

this could be helpful
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:00:07 AM

Like I care. Its not that important to me.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:58:40 AM

Don't need in the car.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:58:39 AM

OK
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:58:26 AM

Great until big brother starts monitoring
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:58:01 AM

This might help reduce traffic delays.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:57:40 AM

Whatever
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:56:59 AM

distraction
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:56:03 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:55:59 AM

Not so sure this a good idea
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:55:05 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:54:44 AM

The less crap, the better
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:53:19 AM

I like some of the ideas, but will be interesting to see.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:52:23 AM

that's nice.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:52:11 AM

We should be building cars with LESS gadgets, not more. There are way too many distractions already - keep it simple and JUST DRIVE!
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:51:21 AM

If that goes down, are you dead in the water.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:51:13 AM

We should be building cars with LESS gadgets, not more. There are way too many distractions already - keep it simple and JUST DRIVE!
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:50:45 AM

in a few years that will be old technology
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:50:03 AM

Old News
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:49:37 AM

Too many distracted drives already
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:49:27 AM

Will this help save gas?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:49:07 AM

Most of us are too connected now, perhaps it is time to start thinking about disconnecting once in awhile.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:48:35 AM

?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:47:44 AM

I'm 72 years old what the hell are they talking about?
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:47:11 AM

I'll take it.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:46:45 AM

Put it on and watch a disaster take place.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:46:23 AM

...MORE DISTRACTIONS...it's a tool not an infotainment center...
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 5:45:02 AM

A car is for driving from one location to another! Stop the distractions!!!!
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