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Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop autonomous driving platform

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop autonomous driving platform

BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have jointly signed a memorandum of understanding with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. They together would leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources to enhance the platform’s technology, increase development

Wabco bags its single largest order for mBSP from Euope

Wabco Holdings has entered into a new long-term agreement with a European manufacturer of trucks and buses. The company will supply the customer’s vehicle brands with its breakthrough modular braking system platform (mBSP). This contract represents Wabco’s single largest order ever for supply of mBSP technology. Introduced in 2014, mBSP enables vehicle makers to flexibly

Scania goes green in Goa; launches India’s first Euro 6 bio gas bus

Scania India Private Limited has launched India’s first Euro 6 biogas bus and two ethanol buses in association with Kadamba Transport Corporation, Goa. With this launch, Goa becomes the second city in India after Nagpur to introduce ethanol powered buses on its roads. The introduction of Scania’s green buses will go a long way to

Indian automobile production grew by 8.33% in April-July 2017: SIAM

The Indian automobile industry produced a total 9,315,809 vehicles including passenger vehicles, commercial vehicles, three wheelers, two wheelers and quadricycle in April-July 2017 as against 8,599,803 in April- July 2016, registering a growth of 8.33 per cent over last year. The sale of Passenger Vehicles grew by 7.29 per cent during the period over the

WABCO acquires AssetTrackr in India; expands business

WABCO Holdings has said that it is expanding its global fleet management solutions (FMS) business to India by acquiring AssetTrackr, an innovative FMS provider based in Bangalore, India. WABCO signed an agreement to purchase 100 per cent of AssetTrackr’s shares. The transaction is now subject to customary conditions precedent and expected to close by the

Hyundai unveils ‘The Next Gen Verna’ in India

Hyundai Motor India Limited, India’s second largest car manufacturer and leading passenger car exporter, has unveiled ‘The Next Gen Verna’ with Super Body structure. The booking has started at all the dealerships across India. The sedan is slated for launch on August 22, 2017.The pricing of the car in the entry and mid segment will

Continental introduces cutting-edge brake technology MK C1

Continental has developed its electronic brake solution MK C1 targeted to the additional requirements of highly automated driving. As the MK C1 is a by-wire system, which offers a particularly fast, precise and autonomous pressure build-up, it is ideally suited for automated driving. To achieve the requirements of braking redundancy, Continental has combined the MK

Bosch to set up Asia Pacific’s first iBooster plant in Nanjing, China

The Bosch Group is further extending its manufacturing capacity in China. It will build a new plant in the south-eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, investing around 100 million euros, to manufacture Bosch’s iBooster for customers in Asia Pacific. The ground-breaking ceremony for the plant was held recently. This will be Bosch’s first such plant in

Daimler starts production of FUSO eCanter electric truck in Europe

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) recently celebrated the start of production of the world’s first all-electric light-duty truck, the Fuso eCanter. Fuso is a brand of Daimler Trucks Asia. The event was held at the production plant in Tramagal, Portugal, where all eCanter for the European and the US markets will be produced

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