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Unlock the Power of IoT in Automotive

HiveMQ helps automotive customers unlock the power of IoT with a powerful MQTT platform designed for the reliable and secure transfer of IoT data. We provide the seamless connectivity that allows automotive manufacturers, connected car platform providers, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, and fleet managers to improve real-time decision making, increase efficiency, and offer a superior end customer experience.

Key Trends in Automotive

For the automotive industry, staying ahead of the curve is essential to maintaining competitiveness and driving innovation. Automotive companies are leveraging these advanced technologies to enhance efficiency, improve safety, and create new opportunities for customer engagement.


Software-defined Vehicles

Software-defined vehicles use software to control and enhance vehicle functions, allowing for greater flexibility, continuous updates, and improved user experiences.


Autonomous Driving

Autonomous driving involves the use of advanced sensors, AI, and machine learning to enable vehicles to navigate and operate without human intervention.



Electrification in the automotive industry refers to the shift from internal combustion engines to electric powertrains, reducing emissions and dependence on fossil fuels.

Car Connections

Connectivity and AI

Enhanced vehicle connectivity and AI improves navigation, safety, and infotainment, leading to better vehicle safety, efficiency, and personalization.

Why MQTT for Automotive

Efficient data collection, communication, and control are key for the automotive industry. MQTT is a lightweight protocol, which ensures real-time data exchange with minimal bandwidth consumption, critical for enhancing vehicle connectivity, monitoring, and control systems.


Real Time

MQTT minimizes latency, enabling near-instantaneous communication, which is critical for remote connectivity and autonomous driving.



MQTT incorporates robust security features, including encryption, access control, and authentication, which are needed for remote connectivity, AI, and consumer PII protection.



MQTT ensures reliable message delivery with different Quality of Service (QoS) levels, making it suitable for critical autonomous driving needs.


Low Bandwidth

MQTT's lightweight design and publish/subscribe model make it highly efficient for environments with limited bandwidth like automobiles.


Event-Driven Architecture

The event-driven nature of MQTT ensures data is transmitted as events occur, which is critical for autonomous driving, connectivity and a scalable software-defined vehicle platform.


Energy Efficient

MQTT's efficient data transmission methods help reduce the energy consumption of resource-constrained sensors and devices.

Why choose the HiveMQ MQTT Platform for Automotive?

HiveMQ’s MQTT platform is the ideal choice for the automotive industry, offering a comprehensive set of features and capabilities specifically designed to address the unique challenges within the IoT-driven automotive industry. HiveMQ provides:

Seamless Integration

Seamless Integration

Connect to any OT or IT system in automotive, ensuring seamless communication and data visibility.

Linear Scalability

Linear Scalability

Scale easily to meet fluctuating demands. Run locally or on the cloud for ultimate flexibility.

Business Critical Reliability

Business Critical Reliability

Operate mission-critical systems reliably 24/7 with zero message loss and redundant clustering technology.

Automotive Expertise

Automotive Expertise

HiveMQ has numerous automotive customers successfully leveraging our trusted MQTT platform.

Key Use Cases in the Automotive Industry

HiveMQ MQTT Platform is widely used in the automotive industry across a variety of use cases. Here are some of the most common:

Smart Manufacturing with MQTT

Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing transforms automotive manufacturing processes by collecting data from machines, robots, and assembly lines to enable real-time monitoring and continuous optimization. Automotive manufacturing customers who adopt the HiveMQ MQTT platform for seamless data transfer can see the following benefits:

  • Improved efficiency and operations

  • Increased product quality and workplace safety

  • Reduced downtime and predictive maintenance

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Novel Connected Car Platforms with MQTT

Connected Car

The key to building connected car platforms with cutting-edge features that appeal to customers is a modern connectivity infrastructure that can support the volume, velocity, and variety of data generated by connected cars. HiveMQ MQTT Platform helps customers build and deploy a scalable, reliable and secure connected car platform with these benefits:

  • Personalized in-vehicle experiences

  • Remote diagnostics and predictive maintenance

  • Mobility services, including remote vehicle control

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Fleet Management

Fleet Management

Collecting IoT data for fleet management provides deep insights into vehicle and driver behavior, allowing automotive companies to monitor, track and optimize vehicle fleet operations in real-time. HiveMQ lays the foundation for collecting and acting upon data to enable these fleet management outcomes:

  • Reduced costs and increased fuel efficiency

  • Improved safety and insights into driver behavior

  • Optimized routes for time and cost savings

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The biggest advantage for HiveMQ is we have a reliable and scalable solution. It just works. We tried out some other brokers but HiveMQ is the only one that was a seamless integration. If we didn’t have such a reliable partner as HiveMQ we would drift our focus from the platform itself and its features, which at the end of the day is our core value.

Dennis Grahovac


Rimac Technology

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