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IoT and the Race for the Car of the Future

December 05, 2019 / GUEST WRITER

When people think of the car of the future, they usually imagine something that drives (or even flies!) itself, but there’s much more to innovation in the automotive industry than just autonomy. According to Gartner, there will be more than 250 million connected vehicles on the streets by the end of 2020. “Connected vehicle” doesn’t just mean “self-driving” – it includes anything that enhances our life on the road by communicating with other devices. From anti-lock brakes to rearview mirrors, motorsport has pioneered a number of things that are now considered standard on the vehicles we drive every day, and you’ll struggle to find a more connected vehicle than a modern Formula 1 car.