The real question is who will pay for internet access in our cars. Will this be another charge on our cell phone or cable bill, like getting 3G on an iPad is?
“Intel claims that the connected car is the third-fastest growing technological device, following smartphones and tablets. For a car maker that offers huge potential.”
Audi has developed a built-in 3G wireless in its A7 and will extend it to other new models.
“The connected car concept is well and truly here,” added John Leech.
In-vehicle internet access is close to becoming reality, according to the world’s top car bosses.
The survey by KPMG looking at future trends shows speech recognition and internet connection with wi-fi and 3G will become the norm.
More than a third (37%) of the 200 car executives believe “infotainment” in cars is nearly as important as car safety.
Source: BBC – In-car internet ‘to become norm’ in survey about future