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    Bosch announces autonomous electric shuttle, series of connected services

    2018-12-19T17:02:00Z

    Image: Bosch Bosch will display a driverless electric shuttle at CES 2019 in Las Vegas next month, to be offered fully-integrated with a full suite of hardware, software and related digital services. The concept shuttle, whose outer shell is constructed of display screens and glass, effectively comes ...

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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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    HERE Mobility launches scalable software developer kit for service integration

    2018-09-21T15:42:41Z

    Image: HERE Technologies HERE Mobility is launching a scalable software developer kit (SDK) promising access to a full range of mobility services and capabilities via the HERE Mobility Marketplace. Developers will be able to integrate services such as interactive maps, on-demand transportation, geocoding and location-based services into their apps ...

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    Volkswagen investing €3.5 billion into digital transformation, stresses role of software

    2018-08-23T15:08:43Z

    We Share launch in Berlin Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has confirmed an investment of over €3.5 billion into a digitization initiative to 2025. At a press conference in Berlin, executives outlined the strategy and a series of measures to speed up the development of its digital ecosystem. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen ...

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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 ...

  • Maven expands its car-sharing platform to include a peer-to-peer offering that enables owners and eligible lessees to earn money by renting their personal Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac car or truc
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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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    Autonomic partners with rideOS on autonomous fleet technology

    2018-06-26T10:11:34Z

    Image: rideOS Ford-owned Autonomic, creator of the Transportation Mobility Cloud (TMC) platform, is partnering with rideOS, a San Francisco-based start-up founded by two former Uber employees, to develop routing software and dispatch instructions for fleets of autonomous cars. rideOS, founded in 2017, aims to provide a platform-agnostic, modular set ...

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    Toyota invests in Singaporean ride hailer Grab

    2018-06-15T11:11:15Z

    Image: Toyota/Grab Toyota is to invest $1billion in ride-hailing firm Grab, which will leverage the Japanese carmaker's mobility services platform in Southeast Asia. Singapore-based Grab – which acquired Uber’s assets in the region earlier this year – operates mobile platforms for transportation, micro-payments, financial services, and food and package ...

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    Volkswagen opens Konnect co-working campus in Tel Aviv to support tech start-ups

    2018-05-25T15:42:06Z

    Konnect, the new Volkswagen Group Campus in Tel Aviv, Israel, has been opened to provide a co-working space for local tech start-ups and to support collaborations. Themes for the work to take place there include connectivity, smart navigation, sensors, simulators, cybersecurity, e-mobility and big data, with a view to pushing ...

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    Aptiv launches 30 autonomous vehicles on Lyft network in Las Vegas

    2018-05-09T20:52:15Z

    Image: John F. Martin for Aptiv A fleet of 30 vehicles equipped with Aptiv’s autonomous driving platform is now available for public use in Las Vegas, Nevada, via the Lyft network. The cars, developed by Aptiv’s Mobility and Service group and featuring LiDAR, radar and vision sensors, have gone ...

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    Ford Smart Mobility and Zotye form mobility joint venture

    2018-05-04T09:38:27Z

    MOU signing ceremony; [L-R] Chen Jing, vice president of Zotye Auto; Jin Zheyong, chairman of Zotye Auto; Marcy Klevorn, executive vice president and president of mobility, Ford Motor Company; Peter Fleet, Ford group vice president and president, Ford Asia Pacific. Image: Ford Ford Smart Mobility has signed a memorandum ...