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Google may launch a ride sharing service

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It is being speculated that Google might be setting up an autonomous ride-sharing network and might be launching it as a service very soon. Although Google has its self-driving car, the company has not deployed this technology for commercial utility. The company reportedly has filed for a new patent with the USPTO …

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NAVYA and Keolis with the city of Las Vegas launch completely autonomous, fully electric shuttle

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NAVYA and Keolis, in partnership with the city of Las Vegas has launched the first completely autonomous, fully electric shuttle ever to be deployed on a public roadway in the United States. The shuttle is being launched in the new Innovation District that was recently created by the city of …

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Uber to have Self-driving car research center at Wixom

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According to some media reports Uber will soon be opening its self-driving car research center in Wixom.  Wixom Mayor Kevin W. Hinkley estimated the investment to be around $2 million and he hopes it would create 120 jobs in the region. The company already has a Cartier center at Wixom …

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Ford and Amazon collaborate to integrate Alexa with Ford vehicles

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A new collaboration between Ford Motor Company and Amazon has been announced. The Alexa integration allows Ford owners to play and resume audiobooks, order items on Amazon, search for and transfer local destinations to the in-car navigation system, and more. From home, Ford vehicle owners will be able to remote …

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Delphi may foray into ride hailing business

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The news has been floating that Delphi may soon start its autonomous ride sharing service. The company has recently announced that after years of working in close collaboration with a number of partners on Self-driving technology, it will be demonstrating its own self-driving system in Consumer Electronics Show at Los Vegas next month. …

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MOIA – the Volkswagen Group’s new mobility services company

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The Volkswagen Group today officially launched its new mobility services company at the “Tech Crunch Disrupt” technology event in London. With MOIA, the automaker is systematically driving forward its transformation into a globally leading provider of sustainable mobility. “MOIA will help us gain a deeper understanding of new forms of …

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TomTom to work on traffic flow and parking systems in Amsterdam

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TomTom and the City of Amsterdam will collaborate on the development of traffic and travel concepts to improve traffic flow and parking in the Dutch capital. Together with the city of Amsterdam, TomTom will investigate new ways to measure traffic flow, understand parking behavior and enable city planners and inhabitants …

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Ford working out a new way to find mobility solutions with Go Detroit

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Ford Motor Company is kicking off Go Detroit, an innovation challenge designed to stimulate new ideas and find ways to better connect Detroit communities using innovative mobility solutions. The organizers are working with city stakeholders to identify transportation issues faced by Detroiters. App developers and entrepreneurs can submit ideas designed …

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u-blox module for smart bus solution in Taiwan

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u-blox announced that its technology is powering a new smart bus solution from Baoruh Electronic in Taiwan which combines LTE-based telematics and Automated Fare Collection(AFC) for intelligent fleet management. Its modules provide accurate positioning across various conditions, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and high speed 4G connectivity with 3G fallback. The new …

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Intelematics Europe partners with POST telecom

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Intelematics Europe a provider of connected mobility and traffic services, today announced the appointment of POST Telecom as its telecommunications carrier. POST Telecom currently provide M2M carriage services in the automotive sector to major automotive OEMs such as PSA Group, but also to automotive aftermarket products and several Telematics Service …

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