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Smart Mobility Consortium in Hong Kong demonstrated C-V2X technology for connected cars


Smart Mobility Consortium in Hong Kong held the city’s first demonstration of the use of cellular vehicle to everything (C-V2X) technology for connected cars. The demonstration was conducted as part of ITS Asia-Pacific Forum at Hong Kong Science Park. For the demonstration, a vehicle was fitted with C-V2X technology and …

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Toyota, KDDI, THTA work together for making “connected taxis” a reality and to explore possible new services


Recently, Toyota Motor Corporation and KDDI Corporation, together with the Tokyo Hire-Taxi Association (THTA), have begun verification testing on data collection for making “connected taxis” a reality. Such taxis, by communicating with data centers, are expected to make possible new services that will, among others, improve taxi-customer convenience and support …

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Audi set to acquire Silvercar, a mobility technology company based in the U.S


Audi has plans to acquire Silvercar by expanding its minority share to 100 percent. The U.S.-based company has successfully specialized in digital services for flexible vehicle use in the high-end market segment. In the future, Audi and Silvercar intend to cooperate closely to expand the range of mobility products and …

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PSA Group launches Free2Move Lease, aims becoming a major worldwide player in mobility services


PSA Group has launched Free2Move Lease, a Business Unit dedicated to Multi-make Full Service Leasing. Free2Move Lease, the 4th largest leaser in France with 200,000 cars, offers multi-make, full service leasing to business customers of all types, from small business to large corporations, through the Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands …

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Infiniti Lab to help startups in mobility and connectivity in Singapore


INFINITI Motor Company, Ltd. and Nest, a venture capital firm and innovation partner, have announced the launch of “INFINITI LAB, Smart Mobility” in Singapore, a unique program created to give founders the opportunity to achieve validation of their business over the course of eight weeks. Applications are open until February …

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Smart mobility living lab launched in London by TRL


Published: February 20,2016| Greenwich UK transport consultancy, the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), announced the launch of the UK Smart Mobility Living Lab at Greenwich; a real-life environment where Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs), services and processes can be safely developed, evaluated and integrated within the local community. Based in the …

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Continental presents Vehicle-to-X (V2X) technology for smart and secure mobility


Published: September 21, 2015 | Frankfurt, Germany Continental presented a Left-turn Assist based on Vehicle-to-X (V2X) technology in the outdoor area of the New Mobility World. This technology issues an audible and visual warning to alert the driver of an impending collision due to the presence of a hidden approaching …

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Survey: Orlando fusses visibility behind the wheels, ford showcases smart mobility to assistance


Published: September 10, 2015 | Florida, United States Orlando residents worry more about visibility behind the wheel than public speaking or heights – according to a recent survey. The survey, conducted by independent research company Penn Schoen Berland, examined driving-related fears, as well as public receptiveness to driver-assist and semi-autonomous …

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‘Ford Car Buying Trends 2015’ highlights the increasing appetite of EU drivers for semi-autonomous tech


Published: September 7, 2015 | COLOGNE, Germany Autonomous vehicles may still be a way down the road. But drivers across Europe are showing an increasing appetite for the semi-autonomous technologies that are building blocks towards the cars of the future, according to a new Ford Motor Company study on buying …

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BMW and NTU Singapore launches electromobility research programme


Published: July 1, 2015 | Singapore BMW Group and Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) launched a new electromobility research programme, involving the all-electric BMW i3 and plug-in hybrid sports car BMW i8 that runs on electricity and petrol. This new research programme will be conducted at the Future Mobility Research …

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