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SOCAR Joins The Malaysian Car Sharing Fray

SOCAR Joins The Malaysian Car Sharing Fray rental urban mobility

Car-sharing service SOCAR is joining the Malaysian vehicle-sharing landscape in what is its first country expansion outside of South Korea. SOCAR Malaysia is a sister company to SOCAR Korea, which is South Korea’s top car-sharing platform with nearly 10,000 cars and over three million registered users. The push into Malaysia is aimed to be its stepping stone to the rest

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Velodyne LiDAR Partners with UMS for Autonomous Vehicle Testing in South Korea

Velodyne LiDAR Partners with UMS for Autonomous Vehicle Testing in South Korea autonomous vehicle driving urban mobility

UMS leverages a range of Velodyne’s advanced LiDAR sensors for broad autonomous technology development in a diverse range of platforms SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS) of South Korea to integrate its advanced LiDAR sensors into UMS’ expansive autonomous technology

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Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement to License Technology in South Korea

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement to License Technology in South Korea urban mobility connecting cities HTT high speed express

HTT signs agreement with the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) and Hanyang University to co-develop a full scale Hyperloop system, called HyperTube Express (HTX), within the Republic of Korea   PLAYA VISTA, Calif., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced today that it has signed agreements with the South Korean government’s department of technological innovation

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Autonomous Vehicles Asia 2017 Announces Industry-leading Speakers Lineup

Singapore is at the forefront of autonomous vehicle technology development in Asia and a rising testing ground for autonomous vehicle pilot projects. In 2016 we have witnessed autonomous vehicles test runs in Singapore ranging from driverless shuttles that operate autonomously around university campuses to the development of self-driving cars with the ability to be hailed and can operate as a taxi service. Read: Singapore And Delphi To Launch Pilot Of Autonomous, On-Demand

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South Korea Startup Offers Night Shift Ride-Sharing Minibus Service

Seoul-based Callbus officially launched two months ago, after a bumpy process fighting government red tape and powerful taxi unions. Since then, the app-linked bus service has taken about 10,000 passengers home after hours, founder Steve Park told Quartz, and attracted several investors including the government and an angel investor. Getting a taxi home at night is an ordeal in Seoul.

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Fuel Cell EV Taxis & Car Sharing Services in Korea

Hyundai Motor is stepping up its efforts to commercialize its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), the first of its kind in the world, to become a top manufacturer of environmentally-friendly cars. Hyundai said Monday that it will sell FCEVs as taxis and begin a car sharing program later this year to promote the use of the emission-free vehicles among

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Koreans Having Second Thoughts about German Cars

The Volkswagen Incident is making the huge popularity of German cars among Korean consumers ebbing away as market share of German vehicles decline in Korea.   According to the Korea Automotive Importers & Dealers Association on August 16, German cars’ market share hit 57.6% in July, the lowest this year. By contrast, that of Japanese cars stood at 15.5%, up 3.2% from a

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Vietnam’s Automakers Face Challenging Times with Future Trade Agreements

Vietnam’s automobile production was low in Southeast Asia, compared to 1.91 million cars in Thailand, 1.1 million in Indonesia, and 615,000 in Malaysia. 2 main causes of the slow development of Vietnam’s automobile industry: Lack of Parts manufacturers Transport infrastructure. Vietnam has 17 auto assembling companies but it has only 33 supporting industrial companies of level 1 and 181 companies of

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