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Alexa, tell car2go that I want to Reserve a Car

Alexa tell car2go that I want to reserve a car sharing urban mobility

Reserve a Car from car2go via Amazon Alexa is Now Possible AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With today’s announcement of the new car2go skill for Amazon Alexa, car2go NA brings fun and practicality to reserving a car2go vehicle via simple voice commands. Whether it’s from the shower, while cooking a meal, juggling flaming hatchets or any other activity that requires

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Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S.

Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S.Mercedes-Benz to Produce EQ Brand Electric Cars in the U.S. electric vehicle urban mobility Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s EQ brand and a new battery plant TUSCALOOSA, Ala., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mercedes-Benz will set up electric vehicle production in the United States. The company plans to produce EQ-branded SUV models at MBUSI (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International), its Tuscaloosa, Alabama facility. At the time being launched, the EQ models will feature the latest status of

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Partners Via to Offer Ride-Sharing Shuttle Services in Europe

The joint venture will also partner with public transit operators across Europe, licensing Via’s On-Demand Shuttle Operating System to enable cities to significantly improve urban mobility while reducing congestion without incurring any additional infrastructure costs. STUTTGART, Germany, Sept. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mercedes-Benz Vans is entering the ride-sharing sector. To this end, the van division of Daimler AG is setting up a joint

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SXSW Collaborates with Mercedes-Benz to Organise “me Convention” at the IAA Frankfurt 2017

From September 15 to 17, visitors to the world’s largest motor show IAA Frankfurt will experience the “me Convention”, a new Mercedes-Benz trade show concept. Collaborating with South by Southwest (SXSW), the “me Convention”, offers an open and inspiring platform for creative people from many different fields, with the focus clearly on dialogue, interaction, networking, and entertainment. Content at the “me Convention” will cover

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Daimler is looking into the Future at the World’s largest Digital Conference in Austin

Daimler AG Chairman will be explaining why maps will lead the way into the data-driven future of individual transportation. Super-accurate location information has the power to unlock the full potential of autonomous, connected, shared and emission-free cars – and a whole new world of services. STUTTGART, Germany, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Daimler AG and its brands smart, moovel and car2go are guests at the

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TomTom Celebrates Millionth Mercedes-Benz Car Hitting the Road with TomTom Traffic

March 07, 2017 01:31 AM Eastern Standard Time GENEVA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom (TOM2) today announced that its real-time TomTom Traffic information is now available in more than one million Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles. TomTom Traffic delivers highly accurate traffic information, in real-time, to drivers so they know where traffic has slowed down, why, and how to avoid it, enabling continuous rerouting when they need it the most.

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How Malaysia can learn from Taiwan’s Electric Bike Push

Just weeks after Malaysians pushed back against a ministerial proposal to ban motorcycles from entering capital city Kuala Lumpur in the name of reducing carbon emissions, the latest news from Taiwan’s green vehicle segment may show a better way forward. On Feb 7, 2017, China Post reported that sales of electric bikes hit 20,000 units in 2016, citing the latest statistics from

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Self-Driving Car Disengagement Reports Show Technology is Not Road Ready

California Department of Motor Vehicles today released Disengagement Reports from Companies testing self driving cars on California’s public roads. These Reports indicate the self-driving technology is not ready to be deployed without human drivers behind a steering wheel who can take control when the self-driving technology fails, Consumer Watchdog said. “Despite the self-serving hype of the manufacturers, robot technology simply isn’t

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Daimler to Supply Self-driving Mercedes-Benz Vehicles on Uber’s Network

STUTTGART, Germany and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Daimler and Uber today announced an agreement on their intent to cooperate on the supply and operation of self-driving vehicles. Under the terms of the cooperation Daimler plans to introduce self-driving vehicles also on Uber’s global ridesharing network in the coming years. Daimler is the first auto company to join with Uber as it

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Daimler’s Car-sharing car2go 2016 Data at a Glance

In financial year 2016, Daimler’s wholly owned subsidiary – a free floating, one-way car-sharing car2go Group, had an increase of membership by 43-percent to 2.2 million global members.   Global 2.2 million worldwide in total membership for the year 2016. 14,000 vehicles of Smart and Mercedes Benz models makes up car2go car-sharing fleet. Including 1,300 Pure Electric Vehicle in car2go fleet. car2go

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