SEAT has taken over the Spanish startup Respiro, a pioneering company in renting cars by the hour in the city of Madrid. With this acquisition, which is the first time SEAT has entered the carsharing market, the brand is making progress in becoming a benchmark mobility solutions provider.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has announced the signing of official agreements with the Northern Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) who is teaming with the Illinoisâ€™ Department of Transportation (IDOT) to begin a feasibility study for the region.
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a realistic â€œtexture expressionâ€ technology, named Real Texture, that makes vehicle displays and digital signage appear to be realistic metallic-like surfaces for added viewing appeal.
Group-wide roll-out of WLANp standard in volume models from 2019 will
soon create a broad-based network of information on local traffic risks. Active and cooperative safety systems will significantly enhance road safety and improve traf-fic flow. Standard equipment on new models without additional cost will lead to
the fast and efficient distribution of this technology that can be used
TomTomâ€™s On-Street Parking service, a service for drivers on the hunt for that hard-to-find parking spot, has expanded availability to 100 cities in Europe, marking a major milestone for the offering.
Uniti, Swedenâ€™s electric carmaker, and Bird Group, Indiaâ€™s fbusiness conglomerate, announced their intention to enter the Indian market, which they will initiate by way of a public exhibition at India Auto Expo.
SEAT and Orange Spain have signed an agreement that aims to promote new advances in the development and use of the connected car, as well as lay the groundwork for joint collaboration in several different areas of work.
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has signed a memorandum of understanding with DiDi Chuxing (â€˜DiDiâ€™), a Chinese mobile transportation platform, to explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing programme in the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China.
Doubling investment in the future: Porsche has been putting together an unprecedented future development plan. By 2022, the sports car manufacturer will invest more than six billion euro in electromobility, focusing on both plug-in hybrids and purely electric vehicles.