About us

Since its launch in 2009, Telematics News has become an unrivalled news resource for the Connected Car industry around the globe. The free website covers automotive telematics developments and trends on a daily basis.

Topics include telematics, navigation, infotainment, smartphone integration, eCall, bCall, vehicle tracking, usage-based insurance, advanced driver assistance systems and V2X.

The success of Telematics News is demonstrated by its wide-ranging readership from vehicle manufacturers, Tier 1 suppliers, telecommunications industry, governments and trade groups. There are over 30,000 unique visitors to the website each month from Europe, North America, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Middle East and South America.

Key features of the website include the search facility, videos, insights, features and a daily email update sent for free to subscribers.

In addition to the daily news service, the monthly Telematics News Bulletin magazine provides additional exclusive interviews, insights and a database of OE telematics services on offer in Europe, US and China.

What our readers say:

“The telematics arena is a very innovative market, and to be informed about the very latest news is crucial…Thanks to Telematics News for the just in time delivery of global news!” ~ director of business support and system solutions, Agero.

“Real-time pickup of the latest moves in the industry and good understanding through YouTube videos,” product planning manager, Panasonic.

“Up to the minute news on developments in telematics and infotainment systems, helps us understand very easily what suppliers are getting involved with and what the market drivers are for this exciting industry,” software engineer, Jaguar Land Rover.

“I recommend Telematics News frequently and am grateful for such a valuable free source of information,” embedded software team leader, Mentor Graphics.

Telematics News is part of the Information Service Package provided by SBD, an independent technical and market research consultancy specialising in Connected Car telematics, driver assistance systems and automotive security technologies. The Package also includes a multimedia library and analytical reports from events around the globe such as CES, Motor Shows and Telematics@China.

SBD has over 18 years of experience working with vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers tracking industry trends and providing strategic support for product development.

For more information, contact Telematics News through press@telematicsnews.info or SBD at info@sbd.co.uk