No “Data”, No “Internet of Vehicles”
“Internet of Vehicles” (IOV), also called the “intelligent connected vehicles”, as the name indicates, is a proposal to make automobiles and their functions networked and smart. It emerged in China in the 2010s and since then the number and diversity of applications and business scenarios have grown as the technology has developed. Car manufacturers benefit by putting in place IOV-related functions during the production stage. At an early stage manufacturers can develop, specific branded services for the product, install and test related software and hardware on vehicle mounted terminals , and thereby become more competitive and innovative, create a more reliable closed IOV ecosystem, maintain and build its brand and attractiveness, and protects its core technologies and IPRs. Some manufacturers are already doing so. This article will gives some tips for automobile manufacturers.