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Rane Group Enters Telematics Segment

Rane Holdings Limited, the holding Company of Rane group, announced that the board has approved the acquisition of 70% shareholding in Bengaluru-based Telematics4U Services Private Ltd (T4U). Founded in 2009, T4U offers customized analytics-rich end-to-end telematics solutions for various transportation and asset tracking requirements in India and other countries across South Asia, Middle East and

Bosch launches e-axle powertrain for EVs

Bosch has launched the electric axle drive, or e-axle powertrain for electric cars. It has combined three powertrain components into one unit. The motor, power electronics, and transmission form one compact unit that directly drives the car’s axle. This makes the powertrain not only far more efficient, but more affordable as well, the company claims.

Toyota Creates ‘Connected Technologies’ to advance In-Car user experience

Toyota Motor North America will form a new group focused on delivering industry-leading user experiences and new technologies for its Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Leveraging the company’s new ‘One Toyota’ structure, the newly formed “Connected Technologies” group will have approximately 100 positions and will include members from Toyota’s existing teams working on connected vehicles, information

Renault-Nissan, Dongfeng Motor ‘Golden Triangle’ to co-develop EVs in China

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group have announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles (EV) in China. The new joint venture, eGT New Energy Automotive Company Limited (eGT), will focus on the core competencies of each partner and will harness the full potential of the Renault-Nissan Alliance electric vehicle leadership,

Continental’ s VoicR application assists drivers and fleets digitally

Continental has developed VoicR application software to enhance communication for drivers and fleets. Using this software, Taxi drivers can exchange information with other traffic participants via smartphone software and are informed about the traffic situation in advance. Logistics companies can send requests to drivers who still have space on their loading platforms and fleet managers

Nissan India launches NissanConnect for enhanced driving experience

Nissan India has launched NissanConnect, an integrated information and communication platform that connects with the customer’s smartphone to provide enhanced driving experience. Nissan Connect transforms the car into a more responsive partner, providing security and convenience. NissanConnect, developed specifically for the Indian market, also enables the customer to be connected to his or her family

Continental develops an innovative wheel and braking concept for EVs

Technology firm Continental has developed  he New Wheel Concept to meet the specific requirements of  electric vehicles. The wheel rim consists of two aluminum (Al) parts, the inner Al carrier star with the Al brake disk and the outer Al rim well with the tire. In contrast to conventional wheel brakes, the New Wheel Concept

Osram acquires 25.1% stake in LeddarTech

Global lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a strategic 25.1 percent share in LeddarTech Inc., a Canadian company. LeddarTech develops a proprietary Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) technology integrated into semiconductors and sensor modules for self-driving cars and driver assistance systems. LeddarTech specializes in solid-state LiDAR systems that use infrared light to monitor the area around

Bosch and Daimler demonstrate automated valet parking

Manual parking is now a thing of the past. At the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart, Bosch and Daimler have made automated valet parking a reality. With a command from a smartphone, drivers can now automatically park cars in their assigned spots without having to monitor the vehicles’ movements. Automated valet parking is an

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