MasterCard has partnered with General Motors (GM) and IBM to offer OnStar Go, a new cognitive mobility platform, which will be embedded across many GM vehicles starting in 2017.
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Ford Motor Company's 2015-16 Sustainability Report highlights its continued focus on the human impact of doing business - from developing future mobility solutions to investing an additional $4.5 billion for the development of more electrified vehicles and technologies by 2020.
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FRANKFURT: Cars bearing the stamp of once-defunct manufacturer Borgward will once again roll off an assembly line in north Germany from 2018, the firm said on Wednesday.
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SAN FRANCISCO: A US judge on Tuesday granted final approval for a $14.7 billion class action settlement in Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal, the largest such automaker settlement in history.
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WASHINGTON, USA: A self-driving truck built by Uber's unit Otto made a pioneering delivery of beer in Colorado last week, Otto announced Tuesday. The 18-wheel semi loaded down with Budweiser made the 120 mile (200 kilometer) trip from Fort Collins through the center of crowded Denver to Colorado Springs using only its panoply of cameras, radar, and sensors to read the road.
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All the finest cities in the world have one: Frankfurt, Paris, Tokyo, Dubai and New York, to name a few. So it was only a matter of time before Cape Town, voted one of the Best Cities in the World in 2015, would finally announce its own national show entitled the Cape Town Motor Show (CTMS).
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The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has begun work in clearing 54.62 hectares of land in Zone 1 of the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) near Port Elizabeth in preparation for Chinese vehicle manufacturer Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) and South Africa's Industrial Development Corporation to build the R11-billion joint venture automotive manufacturing plant.
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The City of Cape Town on Sunday said electric-powered buses would be rolled out next year as part of its MyCiTi services. "Apart from lowering our carbon emissions, local residents will also benefit from this contract through job opportunities," said Mayor Patricia de Lille in a statement.
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We may have just seen a major player in the drive towards autonomous cars apply screeching brakes. Apple has reportedly abandoned its plans to build its own self-driving electric vehicle and is instead going to focus on the underlying autonomous software. A similar initiative to produce a fully autonomous car by Google also appeared to run out of steam. Building self-driving cars clearly poses a challenge that even the world's top technology giants can't yet meet.
Siraj Ahmed Shaikh 3 days ago
With the addition of Mitsubishi Motors, the Renault-Nissan alliance is closing in on the level of 10-million vehicles sold per year where automakers vie for the title of biggest manufacturer.
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As a Land Rover enthusiast I recently got an invite to something about the reveal of the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible. Whilst I felt most flattered, they clearly don't know me very well because I am not in the league of Range Rover prices - but the efficiencies of direct marketing is another topic for another day.
Clive Evans 21 Oct 2016