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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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