Connected Car

  • Aurora.automotiveIT
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    Driverless-car start-up Aurora raises 90 million dlrs

    2018-03-04T10:09:10Z

    Aurora delivers a suite of autonomous driving technologies to automakers (Photo: Aurora) Autonomous-vehicle technology start-up Aurora raised 90 million dollars in a financing round led by two venture capital companies, Greylock Partners and Index Ventures. Aurora was co-founded by Chris Urmson, the former Google executive who spearheaded that company’s ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    "It appeals to people to get home with only three words"

    2018-01-25T14:24:00Z

    what3words founder and boss, Chris Sheldrick, 

  • Here.automotiveIT
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    Bosch, Continental buy stakes in Here mapping company

    2018-01-04T12:45:16Z

    Digital mapping technology can offer vital information for future autonomous vehicles (Photo: Here) Robert Bosch and Continental, two of the world's biggest automotive suppliers, are each buying a 5 pc stake in location and digital mapping specialist Here. The two German companies are buying their stakes from Here's main ...

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    Canada insight: GM is using Ontario to invest in the future of personal mobility

    2017-12-18T13:01:00Z

    GM’s Brian Tossan explains how GM is tapping into Ontario’s startup and high-tech culture. 

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    Honda to adopt new driving-simulator technology

    2017-12-18T12:49:00Z

    Honda s new simulator will use nine actuators instead of the customary nine (Photo: Honda) Honda said it will become the first carmaker to adopt a new driving-simulator technology that it says will more accurately reproduce the actual driving experience. The Japanese carmaker said the simulator ...

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    At CES, Byton to show 1st "drivable prototype"

    2017-12-18T12:48:00Z

    Byton plans a display that spans the width of the vehicle (Photo: Byton) Chinese electric-vehicle start-up Byton will launch its first drivable prototype at the CES trade show in January. The company, which started in 2016 as Future Mobility, said its cars will be ...

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    Software and computer speed will power Aptiv

    2017-12-13T15:59:00Z

    Aptiv, the new name for Delphi Automotive, has emerged after spinning off its powertrain division this month with a focus on enhanced computing power for driving features and connected-vehicle architectures. 

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

  • denso.automotiveIT
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    Denso, Xperi jointly develop advanced driver status monitor

    2017-10-20T10:06:45Z

    Denso wants to improve driver monitoring for level 3 autonomous vehicles (Photo: Denso) Denso and Silicon Valley technology company Xperi will jointly develop next-generation driver status monitoring systems aimed at the commercial vehicle market as well as Level 3 autonomous cars. The Japanese automotive supplier said it will work ...