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SIXT Rent-a-Car Sponsoring German Team in the Official SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

SIXT Rent-a-Car Sponsoring German Team in the Official SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition future urban mobility

Known globally as an innovator in transportation—offering of affordable luxury, unparalleled consumer flexibility, and the Signature Sixt experience—Sixt invests in the future of transport by supporting the Hawthorne, CA-based competition held August 25-27 FT. LAUDERDALE, FL (PRWEB) AUGUST 23, 2017 Sixt Rent-a-Car, the world’s premiere affordable luxury car rental service with more than 2,000 locations in over 100 countries, is renowned

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Bosch Sees Growth in its Urban Mobility and Smart Cities Solutions

Bosch is Geared for Growth in sustainable Urban Mobility and Smart Cities Solutions

Bosch Mobility Experience 2017 Technological solutions for better quality of life in cities. Bosch vision for urban mobility: zero emissions, zero stress, zero accidents. Already 14 beacon smart-city projects worldwide. Bosch Mobility Solutions growing three times faster than the market in 2017.   Boxberg, Germany – Bosch is becoming a provider of urban mobility services for conurbations. In the future,

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Deutsche Post Partners Ford to Build Electric Delivery Vehicle

Deutsche Post and Ford Pursues Electric Delivery Vehicle Partnership Streetscooter

Global logistics leader and innovator pursues electric and sustainable mobility in Germany. Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter GmbH and Ford-Werke GmbH are entering a partnership to manufacture battery-electric delivery vehicles.   Electric Ford Transit Van The partnership will involved working on a larger delivery vehicle  using the chassis of the Ford Transit as the technical basis. It will be equipped with

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Germany likely to Miss 1 Million Electric Cars Target by 2020

Germany likely to Miss 1 Million Electric Cars Target by 2020 Angela Merkel Price range axiety

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that Germany will likely miss the government’s target of bringing 1 million electric cars onto the roads by 2020, according to Reuters. “As it looks at the moment, we will not achieve this goal,” Merkel told fellow lawmakers of her center-right CDU/CSU bloc.   Sluggish Sales The sale of electric vehicles (EVs) has remained

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Lilium Celebrates Successful Test Flight of World’s First Electric VTOL Jet

Lilium Celebrates Successful Test Flight of World First Electric VTOL Jet on-demand ride-sharing ride-hailing air taxi

Unveils 5 seater model for use as on-demand air taxi. Lilium Jet, the first zero-emission electric plane capable of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), has completed a series of rigorous flight tests in the skies above Germany. The two-seater prototype executed a range of complex manoeuvres, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. Lilium is

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RideCell Expands Riding on Global New Mobility Services Demand

RideCell,™ Inc., leading software platform provider for ride-sharing and car-sharing services, is expanding into Europe and Asia-Pacific with the opening of its European headquarters RideCell EMEA GmbH in Munich Germany, and the hiring of key executives to focus on these markets. Corporate headcount is expected to reach 100 employees over the next few months, providing RideCell the people infrastructure and expertise to meet the growing interest

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German Police Investigates Why Tesla Autopilot Failed

Forbes reports Autopilot failed the toughest road test on the Autobahn. A Model S rear-ended a bus. According to the police report cited by the local Schleswig-Holsteinische Zeitung, the accident occurred as a bus from Denmark returned into the right lane after a passing maneuver. “This was overlooked by the Tesla driver, or rather, by the Tesla,” writes the SHZ.

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A Sheer Riding Pleasure Electric Scooter

A German-engineered electric scooter: The “Scrooser” looks like something between a scooter, a Harley Davidson and a Batman vehicle. This eco-friendly mobility solution will run on one battery charge for 25 days! It features a sleek minimal design and weighs only 61 pounds thanks to it´s aluminum body, and is packed with a silent 1000w engine inside the rear wheel

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Postal Drones to Deliver Mail in Germany, Switzerland

The cities of Bern, Köniz and Biberist in Switzerland and Hamburg and Düsseldorf in Germany will see the quirky six-wheeled robots used to deliver either dummy parcels or mail in the coming weeks. Swiss Post, Hermes and Media Markt have partnered with Starship Technologies to trial the almost fully autonomous robots. The devices are designed for door-to-door deliveries within 30

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Mercedes Equips Delivery Van With Flying Drone

Mercedes-Benz is looking at mounting automated flying drones onto a new line of electric vans as part of a 500 million-euro ($562 million) investment aimed at speeding delivery times for online orders. The small pilotless aircraft would be part of a suite of on-board systems, including digital sorting equipment, that could cut both costs and delivery times in half for the

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