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  • paybyphone.automotiveIT

    VW buys N. American parking-payment operator


    Paybyphone says it is adding about 7,000 users a day (Photo: Paybyphone) (Bloomberg) --Volkswagen AG bought North American parking-payment operatorPayByPhone in the latest move by Europe’s biggest carmaker to expand from manufacturing into mobility services. The purchase of Vancouver-based PayByPhone, which processed more than 250 million dlrs in transactions ...

  • kuka.automotiveIT

    German robot maker Kuka expands in US


    Kuka is one of the world's biggest makers of industrial robots (Photo: Kuka) German industrial robot maker Kuka is boosting its presence in the US through the acquisition of the plant engineering business of privately owned Utica Companies. Utica is a Michigan-based welding equipment specialist with a focus on ...

  • hondalink.automotiveIT

    Honda offers new connectivity system in US


    Honda will debut a new in-vehicle connectivity system in North America 0n the 2013 Honda Accord later this year. The Japanese carmaker said HondaLink will offer the first integration by a car company of Harman's Aha application. HondaLink will provide a personalized connection to cloud-based news, information and media feeds, ...

  • Ford C-MAX Hybrid

    Ford plans more N. American EVs; C-MAX will be hybrid-only


    From 2012, Ford will sell the C-MAX in North America, but only as a hybrid (Photo: Ford) Ford is getting serious with its plans for electric vehicles. The U.S. carmaker announced Thursday it is tripling its production capacity of electric vehicles in North America by 2013. And it will bring ...

  • OnStar Expands to Non-GM Vehicles

    CES: OnStar to be available in non-GM cars


    OnStar President Chris Preuss shows the rearview mirror that will make OnStar available in non-GM cars LAS VEGAS ”“ OnStar announced that it will be available as an aftermarket solution for brands other than General Motors. Chris Preuss, OnStar president, said the move reflects the biggest change in the GM-owned ...