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RAC-Navya Partnership Takes Driverless Vehicles to Oz, NZ & Southeast Asia

RAC Royal Automobile Club Australia Navya Arma Partnership Driverless Vehicles to Australia New Zealand Southeast Asia ASEAN

RAC has expanded its partnership with the French-based designer and manufacturer of its RAC Intellibus™, NAVYA, to help facilitate further deployments of autonomous vehicle technology in Australia and overseas. RAC Group CEO, Terry Agnew, said the partnership will deliver expertise and knowledge of autonomous vehicle systems and technology to help establish further trials, and will also increase opportunities for further

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Tesla to Enter the Land of the Kiwi

Tesla has confirmed work to bring the brand to New Zealand is officially underway — with a ‘store’ and service centre due to open in the second quarter of 2017 according to Trade Me Motors, But the brand will go on sale here in a matter of months — with orders being taken from November, and a spokesperson confirming to

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Airport to Start Trial Self-driving Electric Shuttle Bus

Christchurch Airport will host the trials using a French made Navya 15 person shuttle, starting on private roads, with the long term aim of moving to public roads once the vehicle has been deemed safe and all regulatory approvals are in place. Christchurch Airport GM Corporate Affairs, Michael Singleton, says the airport is interested in the potential of the vehicle

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TOYOTA New Zealand Moves to Electric Vehicles

Toyota is entering the electric vehicle market in New Zealand – but with used cars, not new. Toyota NZ has begun purchasing low-mileage three-year old third-generation plug-in Prius vehicles in Japan, putting them through its Signature Class used vehicle refurbishment process at Thames, then offering them on the Kiwi market with prices between $35,000 and $40,000. The company it is

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