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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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Alibaba Group invests $18 million in WayRay, a company that integrates AR systems into cars

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has invested $18 million in WayRay that makes augmented reality (AR) technology for cars. The start-up has developed an AR navigation system called Navion in which directions are shown on the windshield in a transparent holographic display, so the driver does not have to take …

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Alibaba & SAIC launch internet-connected car for Chinese mass market

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Published: July 7, 2016 | Beijing, China Chinese automaker SAIC Motor and e-commerce giant Alibaba Group have recently launched their first internet-connected car with YunOS operating system and an aim to make vehicles smarter for future. The Shanghai based automaker unveiled the web-enabled car, a Roewe RX5 sports utility vehicle …

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Alibaba & SAIC to form a joint venture for connected cars

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Published: June 2, 2016 SAIC Motors and Alibaba Group will jointly set up a 1-billion-yuan ($161.11 million) Internet car fund as they aspire to roll out China’s first car on the Internet in 2016. It marks a substantial step after the two companies signed a cooperation agreement on developing Internet …

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China: e-commerce pioneer ‘Alibaba’ plans to develop an internet-connected car

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Published: March 12, 2015 | Beijing, China Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba joined the country’s biggest auto maker with a plan to develop an Internet-connected car, following other non-traditional players such as Google making inroads into the industry. Earlier, search engine Google has made headlines with its plans for a self-driving …

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Ford collaborates with Alibaba to bring the next-gen Ford Applink with open-source smartphone-linking tech

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Published: January 13, 2015 | Detroit, United States Ford has announced it is rolling out Ford SYNC AppLink™ 3.0 next year, giving customers the ability to access their favorite compatible navigation app – much as they do on a smartphone – on in-vehicle touch screens. This next version of AppLink …

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SAIC Motor along with Alibaba aims to develop the concept “Internet of Vehicles”

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Published: July 24, 2014 | China Alibaba Group, China’s B2B business platforms and SAIC Motor, are joining hands to roll out a new mobile Internet-enabled concept car. The cooperation will enable SAIC to use Alibaba’s “YunOS” operating system as well as its mapping and music services in the automaker’s future …

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Alibaba made $1.58 billion offer for chinese maps firm AutoNavi

China: According to a recent news, Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce firm, offered to buy digital map AutoNavi for $1.58 billion. The all-cash offering represented a premium of almost 40 percent against the stock price in the recent months. Alibaba, already owns 28 percent of AutoNavi a purchase that was made …

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