car sharing

  • magna
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    Magna reconfigures seating for car-sharing, introduces app interface, but stresses that basic requirements aren’t necessarily tech-driven

    2018-12-12T14:54:00Z

    Image: Magna Magna, a leading supplier of automotive seating, has announced details of a reconfigurable interior solution which can be custom-adapted for different car-sharing and autonomous-driving scenarios. Its new seating concept creates a flexible cabin for three key use-cases. The concept was developed out of digital ...

  • daimler.bmw.automotiveIT
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    Daimler, BMW to merge mobility services

    2018-03-28T17:00:16Z

    Daimler's moovel platform will be part of the joint venture (Photo: Daimler) As expected, Daimler and BMW announced Wednesday that they planned to merge their mobility services, in a move that will create a car-sharing giant with a commanding footprint across the world's major cities. The plan underscores how ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    Mercedes expands private car-sharing program

    2017-04-24T11:55:19Z

    Croove lets participants set their own price for renting out their vehicles (Photo: Daimler) Mercedes-Benz is expanding its "Croove" private car sharing program, introducing the platform in Berlin four months after it started a pilot program in Munich. The German premium car brand, which belongs to the Daimler Group, ...

  • toyota.automotiveIT
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    Toyota plans mobility-services platform

    2016-11-02T15:30:43Z

    Toyota Motor plans to build a software platform that aims to ease cooperation between the carmaker and its new-mobility partners as they strive to deliver new products. The Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) will bring together a range of business functions Toyota has developed. Through the platform, partners will have access ...

  • blaettel bmw carit 2013.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: BMW exec sees "iconic change" for car industry

    2013-09-18T14:20:26Z

    BMW's Blaettel says lots of questions remain about new mobility  (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT - The auto industry is undergoing an "iconic change" as it moves into a new-mobility era, a senior BMW executive said Wednesday. Bernhard Blaettel, director mobility services at the German premium car maker, told ...

  • visteon e-bee concept ces13.automotiveIT
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    CES: Visteon displays mid-range infotainment platform and E-Bee concept

    2013-01-08T14:02:07Z

    At the CES, Visteon is showing the E-bee, a concept vehicle designed for new mobility concepts (Photo: Visteon) LAS VEGAS - Visteon hopes to persuade automakers that its new infotainment platform offers all the essential user requirements while still giving car brands the possibility to differentiate with unique design ...

  • Congestion.automotiveIT
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    Ford survey finds Europeans still want to buy cars

    2012-11-14T11:17:20Z

    Despite growing worries over traffic congestion, European still want to own cars Europeans still want to buy cars, despite increasing concerns about traffic congestion, air pollution and rising fuel costs. That is one of the conclusions from a survey of 6,000 people across Europe conducted on behalf of Ford ...

  • db flinkster.automotiveIT
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    German Rail, Telekom in EV, car-sharing partnership

    2012-06-06T10:30:10Z

    The two companies want to achieve closer networking of trains, cars and energy systems Witn Flinkster, Deutsche Bahn runs one of the largest car-sharing networks in Germany. It covers 800 train stations and also has operations in Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Telekom said its Networked Car business unit will ...

  • peugeot mu.automotiveIT
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    Peugeot, Deutsche Bahn look into car-sharing

    2011-10-24T11:47:23Z

    Peugeot and Germany's national railway system, Deutsche Bahn, have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop a car-sharing program in the country. Peugeot is keen to expand its "Mu by Peugeot" car-sharing initiative and the two companies will assess the feasibility of providing cars at around 100 German rail ...

  • RelayRides.automotiveIT
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    With RelayRides, GM joins the car sharers

    2011-10-05T15:19:14Z

    GM is using the RelayRides marketplace to make its first major foray into carsharing (Photo: GM) General Motors is making its first major foray into car sharing through an agreement with RelayRides, a peer-to-peer carsharing marketplace. The US-based automaker said the two companies would use GM's OnStar onboard telematics system ...