Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and NVIDIA’s Open Automotive Alliance – To Bring Android platform to Cars

Open Automotive Alliance is a global alliance of tech & auto Industry leaders. This alliance will bring Android platform to cars in 2014. OAA is planning to make technology in the car safer, seamless & useful to everyone. Mobile technology which was in a very nascent stage a few years ago has grown rapidly. A common platform like Android will make innovation faster, bring cutting-edge technology to the drivers & a great experience for drivers/passengers.

Audi, GM, Google, Honda, Hyundai and NVIDIA have formed the OAA. Mobile technology has reshaped the way we communicate. Similar to Apps, mobile browsing & other mobile tech, innovation in car technology will make driving safer. Connected Car experience will help provide drivers/passengers a great experience.

Open Automotive Alliance

Open Automotive Alliance

IndiaAuto Social Index by Blogworks – Tata Motors, Ford, Audi, Nissan, Maruti Suzuki & others in the List

Indian Automobile Industry has seen a rapid growth over the last few years with the introduction of new models, creative marketing activities, foreign players & others. The auto majors are using digital marketing & social media activities to reach to the customers, create brand visibility & increase sales. Social Media platforms like Facebook, twitter, youtube & others are used to create buzz. Ford, VW & other brands have been using the social media platforms to create buzz for their newly launched models.

Blogworks has launched the Blogworks’ monthly social index for auto brands in India. This index correlates social metrics, consumer sentiment and sales data to help marketers with actionable insights. The report will help auto brands monitor their performance, competition in social media space & the report would be updated monthly.

Some of the findings are

1) Top 5 Most mentioned brands in June – Tata Motors, Ford, Audi, Nissan & Maruti Suzuki
2) Top 5 most vibrant brands in June – Porsche, Audi, BMW, Mercedes- Benz, Jaguar
3) Top 5 Most mentioned SUV name plates – Ford Ecosport, Renault Duster, Tata Aria, Scorpio & XUV 500