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Singapore: Autonomous buses and on-demand shuttles will serve commuters in Punggol, Tengah and the Jurong from 2022


Autonomous scheduled buses and autonomous on-demand shuttles will serve commuters in Punggol, Tengah and the Jurong Innovation District (JID) from 2022. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) of Singapore will be piloting the deployment of autonomous vehicles in these districts to provide convenient first-last mile connectivity for residents, workers, and students. …

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Singapore: Etiqa Insurance launches usage based car insurance ePROTECT sMiles


Insurance arm of Maybank Group, Etiqa Insurance, has launched an affordable usage-based car insurance ePROTECT sMiles in Singapore, providing 50% premium savings upfront and potentially saving customers close to $500 annually. Following the wider interest and usage of Usage-based insurance (UBI) in Singapore, the launch of ePROTECT sMiles supports the …

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Smart Car solution launched by Singtel and AXA


Singtel and AXA Insurance has launched Singapore’s first smart car solution aimed at promoting better and safer driving habits. The solution, comprising a Modus smart car device and cloud-based smart car application, analyses driving patterns through a vehicle’s On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) port. Upon complimentary onsite installation, the Modus device will synchronise with the smart car application on customers’ smartphones over Singtel’s …

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nuTonomy to integrate its self-driving software system into the PEUGEOT 3008 for testing on Singapore roads


nuTonomy and Groupe PSA have announced a strategic partnership through which nuTonomy will seamlessly integrate its sophisticated software system into customized PEUGEOT 3008 SUVs for on-road testing of fully autonomous cars in Singapore. Under the initial phase of the partnership, nuTonomy will install its software, along with specialized sensors and …

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Singapore to start autonomous truck platooning trials


The Ministry of Transport (MOT) and PSA Corporation has signed agreements with two automotive companies, Scania and Toyota Tsusho, to design, develop and test-bed an autonomous truck platooning system for use on Singapore’s public roads. With this, Singapore moves another step closer towards autonomous freight transport. These agreements follow from …

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Driverless bus to be launched in Singapore


By early 2017, an autonomous vehicle in the form of a driverless shuttle bus will begin service in Singapore.The bus has the capacity to hold 15 passengers, and will travel between the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) campus and the CleanTech eco-business park. The bus is developed by French firm Navya and called …

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Singapore set to have the first trial of driverless buses

Energy Research Institute @ NTU, Singapore

Published: 19 October 2016 The road connecting Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and CleanTech Park in Singapore may witness driverless buses running for the first time. This exercise is a part of a test that will be conducted by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) and NTU’s Energy Research Institute, under an …

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NTUC introduces telematics insurance in Singapore


Published: 10 October 2016 NTUC Income (“Income”), Singapore’s leading composite insurer, has introduced two innovative motor insurance schemes – Drive Master and FlexiMileage – which allow private car owners to influence what they would pay for motor insurance premiums based on their driving behaviours. With the advancement of telematics technology, …

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nuTonomy & Grab partner to expand on-demand services of self-driving taxis in Singapore


Published: September 27, 2016 | Singapore nuTonomy and Grab Taxi have entered into a partnership to expand nuTonomy’s ongoing public trial of self-driving cars in Singapore, the first such public trial anywhere in the world. The trial will give select Grab users a chance to experience the full end-to-end experience of …

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nuTonomy launches first driverless taxi on the streets of Singapore


Published: August 25, 2016 | Singapore After announcing its first self-driving taxi project, nuTonomy has recently launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service. The trial, which will continue on an on-going basis, is being held within Singapore’s one-north business district, where nuTonomy has been conducting daily autonomous vehicle (AV) testing since …

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