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Nissan seeks multiple autonomous vehicle patents to test its technology on Indian roads

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With the advent of autonomous mobility capabilities across the globe, there’s not much longer before self-driving vehicles will be traversing the Indian roads as well. However, Japanese carmaker Nissan has already initiated the process to bring its autonomous technology stack, known as ProPilot autonomous driving system, to the country. (more…)

Automotive Has Become the Second Largest Application Market for Power Transistors, Says TrendForce

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TrendForce’s latest research on the automotive electronics market finds that government policies worldwide to reduce carbon emissions have facilitated faster adoption of ICT-based solutions within the automotive industry. (more…)

Honda aims to debut highly-autonomous vehicles by 2025

10 Jun honda-990x480

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Better late than never, Honda has today broken down its ambitious plans for creating a spot for itself in this oddly competitive and fledgling autonomous mobility space. The Japanese automaker, in an official blog post, mentioned that it intends to release highly-automated vehicles — which do not require any human intervention — until 2025. This is the ambitious end goal the company has set for itself at the moment. (more…)

Ola and Mahindra partner to launch India’s first-ever electric vehicle fleet in Nagpur

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Falling in line with the country’s vision to readily accept electric mobility, homegrown ride-hailing giant Ola today announcedthe launch of its multi-modal electric fleet in Nagpur. This pilot project also runs parallel to the company’s electric-focused ambitions, which it had been reiterating over the past couple of months. (more…)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Visits Ford as Part of His “Year of Travel Challenge”

3 May MARK_ZUCKERBERG_SKV_4288

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has visited Ford Motor Company as part of his “Personal Year of Travel Challenge” to get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working and thinking about the future. (more…)

Harman and Baidu Team up to Develop In-Car AI Solutions for Automakers

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Shanghai Auto Show played host to a couple of pretty important announcements this week. For instance, automotive manufacturer Harman has announced a brand new partnership with Baidu under which, the two will collaborate with each other so as to bring some highly advanced AI tech within automaker’s reach. (more…)

Infineon Joins the 5G Automotive Association to Contribute to Connected Automated Driving

13 Apr infineon company

You can’t have an automated car without reliable communication infrastructure and stable mobile communication connectivity. The next generation mobile communication standard is indispensable. (more…)

Driverless public buses to hit the streets of Singapore by 2020

12 Apr Autonomous-bus-prototype-542x768

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Singapore has been rolling out several key initiatives as a part of the nation’s Smart Mobility 2030 vision of a smart transportation network. As a result, it is seen strengthening its leadership in the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies. The government has encouraged the driverless cars to operate, and now it is keen to see autonomous public bus services hit the roads. (more…)

Future of Vehicle Tech Revs Up for CES Asia 2017

4 Apr Vehicle_tech_1

The race is on to CES AsiaTM 2017 where vehicle technology will be out in full force at Asia’s premier tech event, including the latest from three major auto manufacturers –Hyundai, NEVS and Volvo – with more to be announced soon. (more…)

Nvidia has roped in Tesla’s VP of Autopilot David Nistér

3 Apr tesla_model-696x400

By  Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Electric automaker Tesla has witnessed some significant changes to the leadership of its Autopilot team over the past few months. With regards to the same, the company has now parted ways with David Nistér, Vice President of its Autopilot division. He has decided to join gaming hardware major Nvidia to lead its software efforts, reports The Information. (more…)