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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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PEPS solution now available from Microchip Technology

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The industry’s Passive Entry/Passive Start (PEPS) solution is now available from Microchip Technology Inc, a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. PEPS is an innovative remote keyless entry and start system. To access the vehicle, drivers doesn’t have to have their key in hand. Two new devices, the ATA5700 …

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RideCell integrated mobility platform

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Published: 17 November 2016 RideCell, the developer of a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) platform for automakers and transit providers, unveiled its multiservice platform which allows car manufacturers to provide on-demand mobility when it’s needed and where it’s needed. By integrating ridesharing and carsharing into a single platform, RideCell makes it easy for …

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ITS in Australia to support V2X and assist in parking

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Published: 26 October 2016 Siemens has announced the launch of Intelligent Transport System technology in Australia. The launch was synchronized with global ITS World Congress, held in Melbourne last week where Siemens, along with its demonstration partners NXP, showcased vehicle to infrastructure technology to help ease congestion and improve safety. …

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