Tagged: proposes

Manhattan Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Curb Loud Motor Vehicle Noise Using Surveillance Radar Technology

A New York City Council member has introduced a bill this week to combat excessively noisy motor vehicles across the five boroughs. Central to his plan would be the use of noise-detecting technology that captures the intensity of loud sounds from a vehicle and identifies the responsible party so the NYPD can fine them.

Manhattan Councilmember Ben Kallos, representing the 5th Council District that covers the Upper East Side, introduced the measure at a Council meeting on Thursday. The bill bears similarities to the 2013 law introducing speed cameras, which snap photos of delinquent drivers going above the legal speed

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Qualcomm proposes $4.6 billion acquisition of automotive tech firm Veoneer

Qualcomm Technologies has entered the bidding war for Swedish automotive technology company Veoneer. Following a $3.8 billion bid by Magna International to acquire Veoneer, Qualcomm announced Thursday that it’s willing to pay $4.6 billion, or $37 per share, to buy Veoneer to bolster its growth and diversification strategy.

Qualcomm said it continues to see traction in its automotive segment, with “a revenue-design win pipeline of approximately $10 billion”. In a letter to Veoneer’s board of directors, Qualcomm said that together, the companies could gain a foothold in the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) market.

“As the automotive industry continues to

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