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Connected Insurance and AI - The Possibilities of IoT Data

Connected Insurance and AI – The Possibilities of IoT Data<p>Last updated on July 19, 2018 by Dylan Azulay<p>See more articles like this one in the …

Internet of Things

Robot Truck Upstart Embark Hauls In $30 Million To Take On Waymo And Uber

[id=2]<p>What makes a couple of brash 22-year-old entrepreneurs think they can take on Waymo, the clear leader in self-driving vehicle technology, when it comes to putting autonomous trucks on the road?<p>“We’re able to move really fast,” Embark cofounder and CEO Alex Rodrigues told <i>Forbes</i> aboard the cab …

Trucking

China’s Didi Chuxing is close to launching a taxi-booking service in Japan

Days after raising $500 million via a strategic investment from travel giant Booking Holdings, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has continued its international push with the launch of a local business in Japan.<p>Its new Japan-based unit is a joint venture with SoftBank, a longtime Didi …

Ridesharing

Hyundai teams up with Amazon to offer virtual showroom

Next time you’re grabbing a new charging cord on Amazon, you might be tempted to grab a new Hyundai as well. Hyundai announced today a partnership with Amazon to create a digital showroom to allow customers to compare pricing and reviews, book a test drive and find a dealer in their area to …

Automotive Industry

Wroclaw’s Electric Carsharing Program Passes 30,000 Users

A local news report in the Polish city where I've been living for nearly 10 years highlights that our relatively fresh electric carsharing program — …

Carsharing

Per Ride-Sharing zu den Öffentlichen: Deutsche Bahn testet neues Verkehrskonzept

Die Deutsche Bahn will Ride-Sharing-Dienste zu einem Teil des Nahverkehrs machen. In Hamburg startet jetzt der erste Testlauf des Konzepts.<p>In Teilen …

Deutsche Bahn

NUS, Grab set up $4.4M AI lab for urban transport

Ride-sharing operator Grab will tap data from its platform to extract insights on transport patterns in Southeast Asian cities, and jointly develop …

Artificial Intelligence

Luxurious inter-city travel 'flying taxi' concepts revealed

First vertical take-off and landing aircrafts defining luxury inter-city travel were unveiled at the on-going Farnborough Airshow.<p>These are the two …

BMW's Launching an Uber Competitor in Seattle

In this wacky new world of bike shares, electric scooters, OneWheels, and transit apps, automotive companies aren’t quite <i>famous</i> for their inspired, …

Transportation

Travel giant Booking invests $500M in Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing

Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-hailing company, has pulled in some strategic capital after Booking Holdings invested $500 million into its business.<p>The deal will see Booking Holdings — which was formerly known as Priceline — work closely with Didi to offer its on-demand car services through its …

South-east Asia

Jaguar Allows Drivers To Test Out Cost-Savings Before Committing To EV

User-generated data on the auto brand's mobile app demonstrates how purchasing a Jaguar I-PACE allows consumers to cut down on driving costs, helping …

Driving

Mini electric car teased for the first time, launches in 2019

Next year Mini will launch its first production electric car, and two teaser images released today give us our first impression of what it will look like. Interestingly, the wheel design bears a close resemblance to those featured on the Mini Electric Concept shown at last year's Frankfurt Motor …

Auto Shows

Berliner Stromnetz ist fit für E-Autos

250 000 Elektroautos wären kein Problem für das Netz - sagt der Netzbetreiber. Aktuell fahren nur 2000 Stromfahrzeuge in Berlin.<p>Das Berliner …

Auto

Smart parking in Cottbus: "Park and Joy" - We speak IoT

Picture: Pixabay Park and Joy<p>While many other German cities still use display boards and radio reports to inform about free parking areas during …

Smart Cities

The Ojo Commuter Scooter Lets Adults Play In The Bike Lane

Aside from being one of the most entertaining and satisfying product names to utter, the Ojo is a unique scooter positioned to further encroach on …

Bike Lanes

Shell Gets An Electric Vehicle Charging Network, Just In Time For New ZEV Challenge

<b>Published on</b> July 10th, 2018 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>0<p>July 10th, 2018 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>Earlier this week Royal Dutch Shell threw a curveball at the climate change …

Electric Vehicles

Zoox, Aussie led self-driving startup, closes in on $US3b valuation

Mike Cannon Brookes, the Atlassian co-CEO, is a significant investor in the round through his personal vehicle Grok Ventures. He is expected join the …

Autonomous Vehicle

Byton’s car of the future will be a ‘next-gen smart device’

“We think it was perfect what Steve Jobs said a decade ago, that a revolution of the user interface will change everything,” said Henrik Wenders, marketing VP of China-based automotive startup Byton. “So just like the iPhone put the entire mobile phone industry upside down, we predict that we have …

Electric Vehicles

Daimler can now test self-driving cars on public roads in Beijing

Daimler has been granted a license to test self-driving vehicles on public roads in Beijing, making it the first international automaker to receive such permission.<p>The owner of the Mercedes-Benz brand was given the test permit by the Chinese government after extensive closed-course testing, the …

Roads

CommuniThings-Orange Partnership Proposes Smart Parking Solutions - Internet Of Things | IoT India

Advertisement<p><i>Users can view real-time parking occupancies and gain navigation instructions to available spots</i><p>The partnership between Belgium-based …

Internet of Things

LG CNS announces CityHub platform for smart city management

LG subsidiary CNS has announced its CityHub platform designed to provide centralised management and data analysis of citywide IoT devices.<p>CityHub, …

Smart Cities

Tesla adds autonomous parking mode to Model 3

The Model 3 can now park itself. Called Summon, the feature is now available on the company’s new sedan.<p>It’s a clever feature that takes advantage of the vehicle’s connectivity and autonomous driving capabilities. With Summon owners can command their Model 3 to pull into a parking spot and power …

Tesla

Australian fast-chargers smash EV “range anxiety” on Autobahn

Australia's Tritium installs 12 of its world-leading high power EV chargers on German autobahn, offering recharge almost as fast as filling up with …

Electric Vehicles

Volvo’s new on-demand car service wants to get to know you better

Volvo’s growing mobility brand is in the early stages of developing an on-demand car sharing service named M designed to give motorists a convenient, …

Carsharing

Autonomous Vehicles Will Clog Cities Unless Lawmakers Step Up

Autonomous vehicles will increase, not decrease, traffic in already overcrowded downtown areas. That is one of the main findings of a joint World …

Autonomous Vehicle

Amazon ramps up gig economy with Delivery Service Partners fleet program

Amazon has announced a program to help entrepreneurs build their own delivery fleets, taking internet economy opportunities to a new level for …

eCommerce

A Cruise-on-Cruise Crash Reveals the Hardest Thing About Self-Driving Tech

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. On June 11, a self-driving Cruise Chevrolet Bolt had just made a left onto San Francisco’s Bryant Street, …

San Francisco

Smart Columbus Experience Center Connects The Public With Electric Vehicles | CleanTechnica

The Smart Columbus Experience Center was officially opened to the public on June 30th in Columbus, Ohio. The Grand Opening kicked off with a block …

Electric Vehicles

Apple wants to take Apple Maps to the next level with faster updates and improved accuracy

In September 2012, Apple Maps was launched and replaced Google Maps as the default mapping service on iOS. But Apple Maps did not get off to a good …

Kroger will road test Nuro's driverless delivery vans in autumn

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Kroger Co and Silicon Valley startup Nuro will begin this autumn what they call the first real-world road test of an unmanned delivery vehicle, as the largest U.S. supermarket operator battles Amazon and others for U.S. dominance in fresh grocery delivery.<p>The test of Nuro's …

Kroger