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Daimler testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US

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Daimler is testing connected trucks in platooning operations on public roads in the US. Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has received the permission for this from the regional regulatory body Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In truck platooning, connectivity and automated driving improve safety within the vehicle convoys, support drivers …

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Survey: More than half of new car buyers expect to own at least one self-driving automobile in their household in the next 10 yrs

Bosch conducted a survey to further understand the sentiment of car owners toward automated driving and ADAS features. The survey reached 1,000 U.S. based new car buyers, aged 18 or older, who have purchased or leased at least one vehicle within the last five model years, and intend to buy …

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Volkswagen AG forms a new subsidiary to manage $2 billion it is required to spend on zero-emission vehicles

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Volkswagen AG has formed a new subsidiary to manage the $2 billion it is required to spend over the next decade in support of zero-emission vehicles in the U.S. The company, Electrify America LLC, will focus on three primary activities aimed at increasing usage of ZEV technology and showing more …

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No scaling back, clarifies Future Faraday about its US plans

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Refuting the reports on the company scaling back its US plans, Future Faraday issued a statement making it clear that there has been no change in its strategy. The media statement reads as follows. As part of a long-term development plan to bring manufacturing facilities online at a steady pace, …

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Electric vehicle startup Faraday to go slow on its U.S. plans

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(Reuters) Electric luxury car startup Faraday Future, one of several Chinese-funded companies taking aim at Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc, is throttling back on plans to build vehicles in the United States, the company and public officials said. Faraday, an affiliate of Beijing-based Leshi Internet Information and Technology Corp (300104.SZ), has …

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INRIX ‘Off Street Parking’ now available in Mercedes Benz

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Published: June 8, 2016 | Michigan, US In yet another collaboration, Mercedes Benz has partnered with INRIX where the latter’s Off-Street Parking service is now available in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class in Europe and coming to the United States this summer. This newly integrated feature enables drivers to easily find, compare …

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Toyota to open third research facility in Michigan, US

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Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has recently announced that Toyota will establish its third TRI facility in the United States. The new facility will be located in Ann Arbor, near the University of Michigan (U-M) campus where it will fund research in artificial intelligence, robotics …

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LexisNexis launches contextual insurance telematics model in US

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Published: February 26, 2016| Atlanta LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced a new LexisNexis Attract for Telematics. The insurance model intends to use geospatial context to driving events for better understanding of how drivers respond in different situations. ‘Attract for Telematics’ is also specifically designed to provide predictive lift, in addition to and …

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Guidepoint granted a US patent for remote vehicle ignition monitoring

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Published: May 28, 2014 Guidepoint Systems has been issued U.S. Patent No. 8,660,739 which embraces a technology that maintains the integrity of a vehicle’s ignition system when adding aftermarket electronics. The patent will protect an innovation that is currently available on Guidepoint Systems telematics devices, and will expand its product …

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New iGR study examines the bandwidth demand of the Connected Car in the U.S.

iGR provides 5-­year forecast of connected car solutions and their impact onmobile data networks. Texas, United States:  In the United States the automobile is central to most consumers’ lives, with a large group spending more than half an hour each day in their car. These car-centric consumers, who are also …

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