Future Mobility

  • VW.automotiveIT
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    VW, Tata to cooperate in India

    2017-03-10T16:38:46Z

    In 2014, VW's Pune factory celebrated the 50,000th car built there for export (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group and Tata Motors have agreed to cooperate on mobility services for developing countries, the two carmakers said in a statement Friday. VW, which became the world's biggest automotive group by unit sales ...

  • automotiveIT.citycarsummit
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    City Car Summit - Berlin

    2017-03-07T17:11:38Z

    The City Car Summit, a conference that focuses on the new urban mobility landscape, will take place in Berlin March 14 and 15. The event features presentations by executives from automakers, tech companies and urban and other authorities, who will share their views on how new technologies will help reshape ...

  • tata.automotiveIT
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    Tata Motors joins new-mobility trend

    2017-02-06T11:25:54Z

    Tata Motors expects its new modular platforms to make it easier to introduce new technologies (Photo: Tata Motors) Tata Motors has formed a new unit that will help the Indian automotive group develop new business areas. The division, which is called Tamo, will unveil its first product at the ...

  • automotiveit
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    automotiveIT Congress - Hanover

    2017-01-18T11:52:04Z

    More than 500 people attended the 2016 automotiveIT Congress in Hanover (Photo: Claus Dick) This year's automotiveIT Congress, which will take place March 23 in Hanover, will focus on one of the biggest challenges facing the global car industry: How to move to a more agile IT approach. The ...

  • Audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi, FAW form Chinese new-mobility unit

    2017-01-17T13:11:02Z

    Audi's China sales are boosted by strong demand for compact cars (Photo: Audi) Audi and its local partner, FAW, have established a dedicated unit for mobility and digital services in China, as the German premium brand pursues a strategy to further grow its business in the world's biggest market. ...

  • microsoft.automotiveIT
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    From Microsoft, a new connected-vehicle platform

    2017-01-16T16:28:34Z

    Renault-Nissan is one of the first car companies to use Microsoft's platform (Photo: Microsoft) Microsoft has unveiled a connected vehicle platform designed to be a core building block for future automotive functions. Renault-Nissan will be the first automaker to build connected cars using the platform. The US-based software company ...

  • here.automotiveIT
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    Here maps to help Baidu expand outside China

    2017-01-16T14:54:00Z

    Maps are considered a key building block for autonomous-driving systems (Photo: Here) Here will provide map content to Baidu to help the Chinese internet company grow its mapping business outside its home market. Here already provides content to Baidu Maps' desktop and mobile services in southeast Asia. The new ...

  • zf.automotiveIT
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    CES: ZF, Nvidia work on artificial-intelligence platform

    2017-01-05T02:08:10Z

    ZF sees sensing and intelligent systems as crucial in future mobility (Photo: ZF) LAS VEGAS -- ZF Friedrichshafen and Nvidia are jointly developing artificial intelligence (AI) systems for cars, trucks and other industrial applications. The German automotive supplier unveiled its ZF ProAI platform at a press conference here on ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    At CES, Daimler's mobility vision wil be on display

    2017-01-02T13:33:58Z

    Daimler's EQ family represents the key mobility trends the carmaker expects to see in coming years (Photo: Daimler) LAS VEGAS -- Daimler will show its Concept EQ crossover and the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van at this year's CES in an attempt to provide concrete examples of what it expects the ...

  • paybyphone.automotiveIT
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    VW buys N. American parking-payment operator

    2016-12-29T12:31:21Z

    Paybyphone says it is adding about 7,000 users a day (Photo: Paybyphone) (Bloomberg) --Volkswagen AG bought North American parking-payment operatorPayByPhone in the latest move by Europe’s biggest carmaker to expand from manufacturing into mobility services. The purchase of Vancouver-based PayByPhone, which processed more than 250 million dlrs in transactions ...