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The Extended Vehicle and Neutral Servers: The Access to Car Data Monetization

Published: 30 September 2019

ID: G00439869

Analyst(s): Michael Ramsey , Jonathan Davenport


Carmakers are setting up servers that allow third parties access to data coming from automobiles, as opposed to pulling data directly from a car. While immature today, these new cloud-based servers could lead to an explosion of new businesses and services around the automobile.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Automakers Are Installing Data Connections in Millions of Vehicles
  • Neutral Servers and Data Exchanges Are Being Established to Protect Against Anti-competitive Behavior
  • Creating an Open Data Format for the Vehicle Itself

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