Future Mobility

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    Ford’s Autonomic partners with Alibaba Cloud, sets up office in China

    2018-08-16T13:19:00Z

    Image: Alizila.com Alibaba Cloud is to work with Autonomic on the China introduction of its Transport Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform to support connected vehicles. Autonomic, owned by Ford Smart Mobility, has signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Chinese firm and the two companies intend further ...

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    Clutch Technologies acquired by Cox Automotive for new Mobility Solutions Group

    2018-08-16T12:35:00Z

    Image: Clutch Technologies Cox Automotive has established a new business division, Mobility Solutions Group, to focus on products for fleets, consumer mobility and mobility-as-a-service (MaaS). To join its investments in this group is newly-acquired Clutch Technologies, which brings a technology platform to support subscription access to automotive ...

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    Robert Bosch digital chief: “The mobility of the future will involve a melting pot of technologies”

    2018-08-09T13:12:00Z

    Bernd Heinrichs, chief digital officer at Robert Bosch, talks about software for developing mobility solutions and how automotive suppliers needs to prepare for a digitalized, networked auto industry

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    GM expands Maven platform for peer-to-peer car sharing

    2018-07-26T13:46:52Z

    Image: General Motors Owners of Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles from the 2015 model-year or newer can now rent them via the Maven platform. The Peer Cars service is undergoing beta testing in Chicago, Detroit and Ann Arbor, Michigan, with further US roll-outs this fall, and is integrated ...

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    Toyota takes InfoTechnology Center in-house

    2018-07-24T17:35:57Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced the reorganization of its InfoTechnology Center research and development companies. The functions of the Tokyo-based InfoTechnology Center (ITC Japan) will be absorbed into TMC’s in-house Connected Company by March 2019, and ITC USA, California, will be incorporated into Toyota Motor North ...

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    Rinspeed founds Snap Motion as start-up mobility provider

    2018-07-17T12:46:32Z

    Image: Rinspeed Swiss design consultancy Rinspeed, known for the adventurous concept cars it unveils each year, is establishing a start-up company called Snap Motion. It intends to build a small fleet of its ‘Snap’, as seen at CES and the Geneva motor show earlier this year, for proof of ...

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    Luxoft opening Berlin R&D center with Daimler

    2018-07-17T12:09:20Z

    Image: Luxoft Luxoft has partnered with Daimler subsidiary MBition GmbH to open a research and development center in Berlin, and is recruiting software developers, automation engineers and QA engineers to work at this new facility. The center is based at Mindspace, a co-working office, and will focus on mobility ...

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    Volkswagen, Renault and PSA all announce new car-sharing and mobility services

    2018-07-10T11:18:36Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen will launch a fleet of shared electric vehicles in Germany next year, with international roll-out of its car-sharing services from 2020. Expanding Volkswagen’s ‘We’ customer platform, the mobility service will focus initially on cities in Europe, North America and Asia. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen brand board member ...

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    Volvo Cars launches mobility brand

    2018-07-04T15:33:51Z

    Volvo Cars sees a growing role for mobility services (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars has launched a mobility brand that aims to strengthen the carmaker's new business initiatives. The brand, called M, will use an intuitive app to offer access to cars and services, Volvo said. It will debut in ...

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    The $100 million question

    2018-06-25T13:30:00Z

    Ex-Google autonomous driving expert, Sebastian Thrun, sees big opportunities in autonomous driving, and a narrowing gap between tech disruptors and established OEMs.