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Denso enters into strategic partnership with Ridecell

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Ridecell has entered into a strategic partnership with DENSO for the advancement of new mobility services. It is known that Ridecell is a leading platform developer for carsharing and ridesharing operators while DENSO, the leading supplier of automotive technology, systems, and components for the world’s major automakers. The two companies …

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DENSO acquires InfiniteKey to develop smartphone-based automotive access

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DENSO has acquired InfiniteKey along with several key patents and R&D resources. The acquisition provides foundational pieces to developing phone-as-a-key technology and increases DENSO’s lead in developing and deploying smartphone-based automotive access, a critical component of the company’s strategy to create a future with frictionless mobility. This type of technology …

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Toyota and Panasonic target further advancements in automotive batteries

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Toyota and Panasonic have announced an agreement to begin studying the feasibility of a joint automotive prismatic battery business. This agreement between the two companies aims to help find solutions to pressing societal issues such as global warming, air pollution, the depletion of natural resources and energy security. Furthermore, this …

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PolySync partners with 10 organizations to accelerate the development of safe self-driving cars

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For accelerating the development of safe self-driving cars, PolySync — a company that provides tools and software for self-driving technology– has partnered with ten organizations like  NXP, Swift Navigation, and more such organizations spanning the autonomous vehicle development industry, including software companies, hardware manufacturers, and education providers. These collaborations provide …

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Renovo collaborating with Samsung Electronics for the development of highly-automated vehicle technology

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Renovo is collaborating with Samsung Electronics for the development of highly-automated vehicle technology. The collaboration, which has been underway since the beginning of the year, will enable the Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center (SSIC) Smart Machines Group to use Renovo’s AWare operating system in its first fleet of test vehicles …

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Ouster announces the launch of OS1 LIDAR and $27 million in Series A funding

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Ouster, a San Francisco-based developer of LIDAR technology emerged from stealth announcing the launch of the company’s new OS1 model LIDAR, and $27 million in Series A funding, led by Cox Enterprises. The OS1 represents a step-change in LIDAR sensing technology that is available on the market today, with marked …

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BlackBerry and Qualcomm collaborate to develop and produce cutting-edge automotive platforms for the next gen connected vehicles

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BlackBerry and Qualcomm have announced a strategic collaboration to develop and produce cutting-edge automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles. As a part of the non-exclusive relationship, the companies have agreed to optimize select Qualcomm Technologies’ hardware platforms with BlackBerry’s QNX software for use in virtual cockpit controllers …

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Ford and Alibaba to jointly explore solutions for sustainable mobility and identify new retail opportunities

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Ford and Alibaba Group have entered into an agreement to explore a strategic collaboration to jointly identify new opportunities to redefine consumer retail experiences and explore solutions for sustainable mobility. The ‘Letter of Intent’ was signed between the two companies at Alibaba’s headquarter in Hangzhou. Under the three-year agreement, both …

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Octo Telematics completes acquisition of the usage-based insurance assets of Willis Towers Watson

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Octo Telematics (Octo) has completed its acquisition of the usage-based insurance (UBI) assets of Willis Towers Watson announced on 11th October, 2017. This acquisition includes Willis Towers Watson’s market-leading DriveAbility solution and the DriveAbility Marketplace. Octo will form a strategic alliance with Willis Towers Watson, focusing on advancing UBI data …

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Fujitsu and HERE to link their technologies into integrated solutions for advanced mobility services and autonomous cars

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Fujitsu and HERE Technologies plan to link their respective technologies into powerful integrated solutions for customers developing advanced mobility services and autonomous cars. The two companies have signed an agreement with a view to commencing a long-term strategic partnership that would benefit both companies’ customers. Fujitsu is a system integrator …

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