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Singapore: Etiqa Insurance launches usage based car insurance ePROTECT sMiles

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Singapore startup nuTonomy partners with LTA for self-driving trials

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Published: August 02, 2016 | Cambridge & Singapore nuTonomy announces partnership with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority to begin trials of an autonomous mobility-on-demand transportation service nuTonomy has entered into a new partnership with Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) to begin trials of an autonomous mobility-on-demand transportation service. The partnership will …

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