Future Mobility

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    Renault Alliance invests in Transit mobility app, WeRide.ai for Level 4 AVs

    2018-11-06T15:53:00Z

    Image: Transit Alliance Ventures, the venture capital division of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has made two new strategic investments. Its latest is in Transit, a multi-modal transport app firm based in Montreal, Canada, which has produced an app functional in over 175 metropolitan areas around the world. ...

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    Toyota announces AV data alliance, trials multi-modal service

    2018-11-06T15:20:00Z

    Image: TRI-AD Toyota is establishing a business alliance with the Tokio Marine Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., and the Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development, Inc. (TRI-AD). The insurance company’s data, including that on circumstances and causes of accidents, will be deployed to develop automated ...

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    Daimler Trucks & Buses sets up technology hub in Lisbon, follows VW and BMW on the innovation trail to the Portuguese capital

    2018-10-26T12:39:19Z

    Image: Radu Bercan/ Shutterstock.com Daimler Trucks & Buses has selected Lisbon as the location for its new technology hub – following companies including Volkswagen Group IT and MAN Truck & Bus , and BMW’s Critical TechWorks joint venture , in setting up digital development facilities in Portugal’s capital city. ...

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    Mercedes-Benz Vans adds AI to last-mile logistics

    2018-10-12T15:02:46Z

    Shining star. The MB Vision Urbanetic concept premiered at the Hannover Commercial Show The Future Transportation team of Mercedes-Benz Vans has developed an AI and computer vision-powered cargo sensor system. CoROS (Cargo Recognition and Organization System) is intended to optimize deliveries for logistics businesses by automating cargo management, decreasing ...

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    Ford, Honda and Volkswagen get smarter at crossroads

    2018-10-12T12:19:06Z

    Image: Ford Ford, Honda and Volkswagen have demonstrated or announced vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) trials this week. These are all intended to explore technologies to ease traffic congestion, smooth out traffic flow and increase safety and efficiency; and while they currently involve alerts (and later, interventions) to human ...

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    Toyota forms mobility JV with SoftBank; Honda and Ford announce more mobility and autonomous collaborations

    2018-10-04T16:58:39Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corporation are to establish a joint venture company, MONET Technologies Corporation, by the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year. The aim is to create new mobility services, co-ordinating Toyota’s connected-vehicles Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) and SoftBank’s IoT platform, which collects and analyses ...

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    Ola Källenius: Daimler's new Swedish CEO has eyes set on digital future for Stuttgart giant

    2018-10-03T15:15:00Z

    Mention Ola Källenius, the soon-to-be boss of Daimler , and industry watchers note that he is the first non-German to take the role. That is significant but there is more to the Swede who will now guide the auto giant into the first stage of its digital future. ...

  • at&t
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    Harman and AT&T launch Spark device to connect older cars

    2018-09-28T17:19:16Z

    Image: AT&T The Harman Spark connected-car device is being offered to drivers in the US to enable location-based services, a 4G LTE wifi hotspot for up to eight devices, remote diagnostics, emergency crash assistance, in-app payments, geofencing, remote monitoring of the vehicle, parking reservations and more. It is marketed ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch CDO: 'Not-invented-here' is a positive thing

    2018-09-26T13:59:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs points to digital twins, compute power and digital services as pillars of the future for the supplier.

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    Audi aims to do a few things very well

    2018-09-25T12:46:00Z

    Audi s Newman: Simplicity should be seen as the guiding principle. HANOVER Audi s digitalization chief said the premium carmaker aims to focus on a limited set of profit pools as it adapts its business strategy to changing market conditions. John Newman, ...