November 30, 2015

Full speed ahead: When it comes to connected car technology, Europe is among the best in class

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By Bo Ilsoe for

“I just want a car wrapped around my iOS experience”, quipped a blogger recently. “The millennials will not want to own a car,” said another and new terms such as being “Uberized” have entered into the vocabulary of investors and entrepreneurs alike.

At Nokia Growth Partners, we think about the connected car as a wider movement and shift beyond the ability to get your smartphone content in the car or getting over the air updates of your navigation system, to a reshaping of personal mobility.

In that light, the rapidly increasing valuations of platforms such as Uber can be understood. As is typical across other shifts enabled by technology, US companies have garnered much media attention and much capital. But what is going on in Europe?

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