Automotive Personal Assistant System Market Analysis with Highlights on the Impact of COVID-19 (2020-2024) | Introduction of Innovative Features in Automobiles to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The automotive personal assistant system market is expected to grow by 12.77 million units during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

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Automobile manufacturers across the globe are increasingly adopting artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) to provide innovative features in their vehicles. This is increasing the penetration of advanced features such as personal assistant systems, automatic high-beam control, and chassis control in vehicles. Besides, the advent of autonomous vehicles has further increased the demand for such advanced components and features in the automobile industry. These factors are

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Jumla farmers face difficulties due to transportation halt

Jumla, Sept. 10 — Ruben Bhandari, a farmer in Ward No. 2 of Chandannath Municipality, has 45 apple trees in his orchard with fully ripened apples ready to be harvested. But the apples will most likely not make their way to the markets, says Bhandari.

“Vehicular movement along all roads leading to the district headquarters, Jumla Bazaar, has been stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic,” he said. “Every year during the harvest season, traders and businessmen would come to our orchards to purchase apples but no one has come this year.”

For the past five months, only vehicles carrying daily essentials are allowed on the road along the Karnali Highway. Vehicles are barred from the rural roads that link villages to the district headquarters.

“This year our village is empty of outsiders who would usually come to us to buy apples,” Bhandari said.

It is not only the pandemic that

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1 flown to hospital after vehicle slams into home in Northern Kentucky

A man was flown to the hospital after his vehicle slammed into a home, sparking a fire in Campbell County on Friday.



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The incident happened in the 11400 block of Burns Road in California, Kentucky, late in the afternoon.


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According to Campbell County’s assistant fire chief, a driver was backing out of a driveway, hit a tree and lost control of his vehicle. The driver then tried to come back up the hill and ended up slamming into the side of a home.

Air Care flew the driver to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. His condition remains unknown at this time.

Fire officials said there is a lot of smoke damage throughout the house, as well as structural damage to the home. There was a fire in one room that was caused from the vehicle, but fire officials said it was

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Area organizations cooperate on bicycle reclamation | Local News

Bonne Terre Police Chief Doug Calvert said the city makes every effort to find the owners of the bikes, but if they’re unclaimed, “they start to pile up.” Calvert said they keep the bikes 6-12 months before they’re given up.

Bunch said he remembered a program out of Potosi Correctional Center in which inmates worked over unwanted or unclaimed bikes for dispersal to needy kids during the holidays. He said for a while, Bonne Terre’s ERDCC prison inmates helped refurbish the bikes to make them road-worthy again.

“That first year, about 50 bikes went to Head Start and to halfway house residents to look for employment or go to work,” Bunch said. “We got nice thank you notes from the guys at the halfway house. But last year, that program ended, and Shared Blessings stepped up.”

Shelly Bess, executive director of Shared Blessings, said there’s a growing row of bikes

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