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Continental is weighing in on what it thinks the future of autonomous driving will look like, and developing its own autonomous testbed. Known best for tires, Continental is also a major supplier of automotive electronics and systems. The company has built a vehicle to demonstrate driverless mobility and to develop and test autonomous driving systems […]

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Upstart automaker Lynk & Co plans to offer subscription-based car sales. The Chinese manufacturer revealed the information while talking to Auto Express about its newest model. That new car will be a crossover SUV, called the 02 Crossover. It will be the company’s second vehicle to market, following the 01 SUV. Lynk is owned by […]

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Automakers are on the cusp of seeing consumer demand grow sizably for electric cars, but they’re being stifled by competition from conventional powertrains, automation, and mobility services. This is according to a new global consumer study by McKinsey & Co. that points to strategies global automakers can adopt to tap into these market trends and […]

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ReachNow, BMW’s car sharing service, announced four new mobility services and a Brooklyn location yesterday. During a press conference at the L.A. Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA trade show, the BMW division described four pilot programs to enhance ReachNow’s services:  Ride, Reserve, Share, and Fleet Solutions for residential buildings. The car sharing service also described its […]

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Rolling out a large electric vehicle with 311 miles of battery range is a big part of Daimler’s ambitious electrified car strategy, a Daimler executive said. While being interviewed recently by Automotive Engineering, Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler’s VP Of group research and sustainability and chief environmental officer, shared her thoughts on the German automaker’s clean vehicle […]

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The Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid concept vehicle combines pedal-power and electric drive, and is being billed as a solution for future urban transport. The golf-cart shaped four wheeler contrived by German auto supplier Schaeffler requires the passenger to start pedaling until battery-powered assist kicks in. The tiny car can take the rider up to 15 mph, and […]

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IHS Automotive has doubled its forecast for the number of autonomous vehicles expected to be sold by 2035 with the U.S. taking the lead. A recent wave of technology developments and investments in autonomous driving technologies, along with activity in various regulatory environments, brings the global forecast up to 21 million autonomous vehicle sales globally […]

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Daimler AG is expanding its mobility services in the U.S. as the German automaker aims to beat competitors in the emerging urban transportation market. Best known for its car2go carsharing service, Daimler is merging two more mobility services in the U.S., RideScout and GlobeSherpa. Daimler bought RideScout in 2014; its app allows users to find […]

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Ford is expanding its Silicon Valley presence with the opening of its Palo Alto’s Research and Innovation Center. Ford said the opening of this new Research and Innovation Center allows the company to grow its global research team and accelerate its innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. SEE ALSO: Ford […]

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Nissan believes its all-electric LEAF represents a sustainable future in zero-emission mobility, but said the company’s commitment to green doesn’t end there. According to Nissan, the LEAF has contributed to reducing CO2 emission by some 151,000 tons since its launch in 2010, but the engineering team behind the world’s best-selling electric vehicle (EV) aims to […]

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