How should we connect Vehicles to the Internet?


I believe there are a few key ideas, (which I've encountered at several companies while working with map data providers, traffic data providers, vehicle manufacturers, and software service providers):

Infrastructure Fragmentation follows Market Fragmentation

Smartphone OS Market Share, Q3 2014, according to IDC

Other than email and text,
most services only work between people who have the same smartphone OS.

Some Google services are open,
but most services from Apple, Microsoft, and BlackBerry are closed.

Vehicle Market Share, 2011, according to OICA

Top global OEM parts suppliers with Information Systems, 2009, according to autonewsAuto News

Using Parts Suppliers as a substitute for Information Systems

A possible solution: