Late 2018 Harley-Davidson announced LiveWire, it’s first all-electric motorcycle. IBM will provide cloud infrastructure for the new bike’s built-in HD Connect platform. The motorcycle is part of a transformation programme to help grow the business beyond its core markets. As in other automotive sectors, Harley-Davidson faces competition from new forms of mobility and electrification trends. Read More..
(Bloomberg) –Chinese carmaker BYD is in discussions with several countries about exporting its monorail system, as its billionaire founder Wang Chuanfu seeks a new avenue of growth amid rising competition to sell electric vehicles in the worldâ€™s biggest auto market. Wang, who started BYD as a manufacturer of handset batteries, took to the stage to Read More..
The 10th European ITS Congress will take place in Helsinki June 16-19, with sessions set to focus on how new IT applications can improve transportation systems. ITS, short for Intelligent Transportation Systems, brings together municipal and other authorities, transportation companies, IT service providers, Â thought leaders, technologists, researchers and other experts to discuss strategies for improved Read More..
BMW is investing in Embark, a US based maker of new-mobility iPhone and Android apps, as the German premium car maker gears up for the launch of its new i brand vehicles. Embark apps are designed to help travelers navigate mass transit in major cities. BMW’s investment shows car companies realize that personal mobility is Read More..
The city of Copenhagen is set to implement a high-tech traffic management system it hopes will reduce average CO2 emissions of city traffic. The city has awarded a 10 million euro contract to Dutch technical services provider Imtech to put in place a system that covers all 365 road junctions in Copenhagen. Imtech’s traffic management Read More..