Shipments of connected cars in Europe have been increasing in the last five years and are expected to grow at a CAGR of 12% with 69 million units to be added from 2020-25, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that this covers only passenger cars with embedded connectivity.

Victoria will impose a 2.5 cent per kilometre travelled levy on electric cars used by residents from July 2021, the state Treasurer Tim Pallas has said, adding that the levy for plug-in hybrid vehicles would be 2 cents per kilometre travelled.

Oxygen saturation, a key symptom of COVID-19, is now being estimated using a remote camera after researchers at the University of South Australia developed AI health monitoring software that could carry out this function.

The Federal Government has announced a trial of charging technologies for electric vehicles that will be made available to households.

German global technology and services provider Bosch Group and BASF Digital Farming have formed a joint venture to market and sell smart farming solutions.

Energy company AGL has launched a suite of broadband products as part of its stated strategy to evolve into a multi-product retailer operating across energy, data and telecommunications.

South Australia's announcement that it would be imposing a tax on users of electric, plus the NSW statement that it too would look at such a tax, will be further disincentives to take-up of this class of vehicles by the Australian public, the insurance agency Budget Direct claims.

About 75% of all new cars that are sold in the next five years are expected to be connected, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that roughly 270 million vehicles will be shipped between 2020 and 2025.

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