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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    German carmakers, Ford agree on fast-charging network for Europe

    2016-11-29T11:26:33Z

    The joint venture will use the CCS standard, which offers a connector that is compatible with most electric vehicles  (Photo: Audi) German carmakers BMW, Daimler, Audi and Porsche together with Ford Motor agreed to cooperate on a fast-charging network for battery-electric vehicles along the continent's major highways. The ...

  • handelsblatt.automotiveIT
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    Automotive Summit: Industry tackling change on many fronts

    2016-11-10T14:40:12Z

    Zetsche (l), Krueger and Mueller (r) debate new mobility (Photo: Thorsten Jochim/Euroforum) MUNICH -- The auto industry's commitment to change was clearly on display at this year's Handelsblatt Automotive Summit, where the CEOs of the five Germany-based car companies laid out their strategies for the near and medium-term. The ...

  • drivenow.automotiveIT
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    On the road with DriveNow

    2016-11-08T12:05:03Z

    DriveNow works well when there are cars available, but that's not always the case (Photo: BMW) For a long weekend away we decided to leave the car at home and use DriveNow to get to and from the airport. It was the first time I used BMW’s DriveNow carsharing ...

  • Daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler takes steps to increase battery production

    2016-10-24T15:20:31Z

    Daimler's EQ will have an electric range of 500 km (Photo: Arjen Bongard) Daimler started work on a second battery plant in Kamenz in eastern Germany Monday as it prepares for expected strong growth in electric-vehicle sales. The premium car group said it will invest 500 million euros in ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler China engages with high-tech startups

    2016-10-18T16:02:15Z

    Daimler's Lampe (left) and Plug and Play co-founder Rahim Amidi symbolically exchange gifts to celebrate their partnership (Photo: Daimler) Daimler is teaming up with technology investor Plug and Play in China to jointly identify and help Chinese startup companies. The German premium car maker said the tie-up with Plug ...

  • vodafone.automotiveIT
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    Vodafone joins automotive 5G alliance

    2016-10-14T14:33:06Z

    The 5G automotive group hopes Vodafone will help develop a networked mobility ecosystem (Photo: BMW) Vodafone has joined a new alliance that promotes 5G connectivity as the new standard for the auto industry. The mobile operator said it is joining the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) as the first network ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
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    VW, Daimler, PSA establish mobility brands

    2016-10-07T16:23:25Z

    The Generation EQ concept provides a preview of future Mercedes cars (Photo: Daimler) PARIS -- Major carmakers are founding new mobility brands as they look for ways to complement and even replace traditional revenue from new car sales. At the Paris auto show last week, volume car makers Volkswagen ...

  • 5g.automotiveIT
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    Automakers join forces to develop 5G connectivity

    2016-10-07T15:23:37Z

    (Photo: Volkswagen Group) Three German automakers have joined forces with telecommunications and IT companies to accelerate the commercial availability of 5G mobile connectivity. The automakers - Audi, BMW and Daimler - have formed the "5G Automotive Association" together with Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm. The group's aim is ...