Category Archives: Car Companies

Here’s Why Proton is Set To Join the Disruptive Drive

Why Proton is Set To Join the Disruptive Drive Uber ride hailing Geely Volvo electric self driving taxi

The Interview On May 9, Uber Malaysia’s general manager Leon Foong told business radio BFM that Uber and national carmaker Proton is discussing a potential partnership. While there are no further details available yet, there are several possibilities in the air.   Uber Proton Partnership The more likely scenario would be for a special sales arrangement between Proton and Uber. This

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Volvo Cars named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2017

Volvo Cars named Most Ethical Companies in 2017

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, announced today that it has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is the first time that Volvo Cars has received this recognition. 124 companies have been listed this year, with Volvo Cars one

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BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW Group Plan for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

Unprecedented collaboration of the automakers would form a brand-independent network for charging infrastructure Stuttgart, November 29, 2016 – BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to

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BMW Group Creates € 500 million VC Fund, Relocates BMW i Ventures HQ to Silicon Valley

Munich/Mountain View. The BMW Group is expanding the successful concept behind its venture capital unit and creating a venture capital fund of up to 500 million euros over ten years. This will allow BMW i Ventures to make investments in a wider range of areas, such as autonomous driving and digitalisation, and to secure continued access to the technologies of the future. BMW i

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Hyundai Offers IONIQ Electric Compact in Car-sharing Pact Aim to Reach Millions

Hyundai aims to reach millions of shoppers without spending big budget advertising dollars on the new Hyundai IONIQ electric compact car; have figured a better way to get that kind of reach and get people behind the wheel — by putting the IONIQs out there on a free-floating car-sharing platform. But Hyundai does not have a car-sharing program — This is where WaiveCar comes in

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Samsung Electronics to Acquire HARMAN, Accelerating Growth in Automotive Connected Tech

Creates End-to-End Solutions Powerhouse by Combining HARMAN’s Leadership in Infotainment, Telematics and Sound Management with Samsung’s Best-in-Class Connected Mobility Solutions, Semiconductors, User Experience (UX) and Displays. Accelerates Development and Time to Market for Connected Car and Autonomous Driving Innovation. Substantial Growth Opportunities Across Automotive, Audio, IoT and Professional Markets SEOUL & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics (KRX:005930) (“Samsung”) and Harman International Industries, Incorporated

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Qoros to Showcase its Electric Concept Car at 2016 Guangzhou Auto Show

Today, Qoros Auto announced it will participate in the Guangzhou Auto Show (November 18-27), the Qoros 3 Q•LECTRIQ EV concept car will be showcased at the industry-inspiring event. High performance Qoros 3 Q-LECTRIQ  Benchmarking with leading global EV standards, the Qoros 3 Q-LECTRIQ EV concept will also be exhibited at the Qoros booth, equipped with striking performance parameters. Featuring its extraordinary

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Volvo Cars Selects INRIX As Global Traffic Supplier

INRIX will provide real-time and predictive traffic for routes, travel times, and alerts to accidents and incidents PRNewswire/ — INRIX, Inc., the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, announced that INRIX Traffic will be integrated globally into the V40, V40 Cross Country, S60, V60 and XC60. INRIX real-time traffic is already available worldwide across the 90-series vehicle lineup.

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Daimler’s Mobility App moovel Wins Award

Stuttgart, October 20, 2016. The mobility app of Daimler subsidiary moovel Group GmbH won the German Mobility Award last night at an awards ceremony hosted by the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. This makes moovel one of ten archetypal projects honored for its intelligent mobility solution. This was the first time the award has been presented. “moovel is

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