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Ford designing an all-new vehicle optimized for self-driving technology

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Jim Farley, Executive Vice President, and President, Global Markets, Ford Motors through a blog on Medium has shared some insights related to self-driving cars being developed by the company. Farley in the blog has said that the customer has been at the at the center of the company’s thinking and …

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BMW working on FastCharge, aims to reduce recharging time to 15 minutes

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BMW together with other partners is working on FastCharge, a high-power system that wants to be adopted by the industry as the standard choice while offering a recharging time of 15 minutes. FastCharge will provide the answer to one of the most urgent questions about electro-mobility. Back in July 2016, …

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Netradyne launches ADAS solution trained for Indian road conditions

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Netradyne has announced the launch of an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) solution trained for Indian road conditions as part of its Driveri platform.  It is the first company to launch a vision-based ADAS solution specifically trained for Indian road conditions. Netradyne is a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

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Nidec and Groupe PSA to set up a joint venture dedicated to electric traction motors

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As some of the leading countries are set to ban the sale of new gasoline/diesel cars, electrification is the key to both solving global warming and controlling air quality. Given the above trend, OEMs are accelerating their adoption of electrified vehicle technologies. Along with this trend, electrification of automobiles has …

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GM plans to launch autonomous ride sharing within 2 years

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General Motors has made public its plan to launch commercial fleet of autonomous cars in 2019. The company revealed this during an interaction with its investors. With this announcement GM has become another major company after Waymo, that has plans to launch self driving taxis. Self driving cars have a huge …

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Shell signs an agreement with IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries

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Shell has signed an agreement with high-powered charging network operator IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries starting with 80 of its biggest highway stations, allowing drivers to travel long distances with confidence for the first time. IONITY is a joint venture between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford …

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Mahindra is collaborating with Uber to explore the deployment of EVs on the Uber platform in several cities across India

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Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., part of the US$ 19 billion Mahindra Group is collaborating with Uber, the global transportation technology company, to explore the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) on the Uber platform in several cities across India. Earlier this year Mahindra also had entered into similar partnerships with Ola …

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Connected cars will ultimately converge under a unified IOT ecosystem

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Telematics Wire got the chance to interview Mr. Jacob (Coby) Hasson, EVP, Head of Global Sales at Scope Technology, He leads the planning and execution of strategies to grow sales and revenues of the company.  Jacob is responsible for managing the Sales and Business Development teams, creating a culture of …

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Renault Samsung motors unveils its new SM3 Z.E. with improved range

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Renault Samsung Motors has unveiled its new SM3 Z.E. at the Daegu International Future Auto Expo in South Korea. The company has upgraded its electric vehicle range to meet customer demand. The autonomy of the Renault Samsung Motors SM3 Z.E. – the market’s only three-box saloon – has been increased …

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How everyone can gain from sharing data

Object detections on Mapillary include common traffic participants such as cars as well as more rare ones like caravans (image on Mapillary by jeluf, licensed under CC-BY-SA)

As the world is constantly changing, maps need to be updated continuously as well. Today and in the future, autonomous vehicles will be heavy consumers of up-to-date map data. The question that arises then is how this is supposed to work since traditional ways of mapping have a hard time …

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