Posts Tagged ‘automobile’

Baidu, Microsoft Team To Promote Smart Cloud Businesses For Automobiles

Baidu and Microsoft jointly announced that the two parties will implement cooperation in the intelligent cloud services market to promote …

Nobody At The Steering Wheel In Baidu’s Apollo Project

Baidu has launched a new project named “Apollo”, which will provide an open, complete, and secure software platform to its …

UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery

London, United Kingdom, September 27, 2016 / – Scientists from London based UltraCap Ltd., are in the final stages of developing a ‘green’ solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the… Read More

New Chinese Tech Deal Aims At Fewer Auto Deaths

Made in China CarRoad safety is a hot topic in China with news this week that a driver in China reportedly died while …

Hertz and AccorHotels announce their partnership to enrich the benefits offered by the loyalty program Le Club AccorHotels

Shanghai, China, August 26, 2016 / – Hertz, a world leading car rental provider, and AccorHotels, the world’s leading hotel operator, have partnered to provide Le Club AccorHotels’ members with special car rental offers, including exclusive benefits, globally. With this partnership, Hertz expands its presence across key global markets. The partner agreement runs until March… Read More

Nobody At The Wheel For Volvo In China!

Volvo ChinaA Volvo executive revealed that the company plans to test driverless cars in China and they will deploy up to …

Is Tesla Shifting Manufacturing To China?

Elon MuskU.S.-based Tesla is known for crafting and selling automobiles to buyers around the world from their U.S. headquarters, but that …

Chinese Internet Giants Invest In Tesla Killer

Several Chinese Internet giants and financial investment organizations, including Tencent and Hillhouse Capital, have invested in the new energy car maker NextEV. NextEV’s spokesperson revealed that their investors have hired Martin Leach, former executive of Ford, to build the company into a global automobile manufacturer. They also hired experts from Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, and other […]

Hon Hai Will Build IT Service JV In Mainland China With SK Group

Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision and South Korea’s SK C&C, a subsidiary of SK Group, will establish a joint venture to provide information technology services in mainland China. Hon Hai said that the joint venture will first provide information technology services to Hon Hai’s plants in mainland China and offer integrated security systems to other companies […]

Shanghai Cracks Down On Taxi Apps

Apps such as Hailo and Uber that operate on mobile devices and assist passengers to book taxis in Shanghai are facing more scrutiny in one of China’s largest cities. According to Chinese media reports, these types of third-party apps have led to disputes and are potentially dangerous as cabbies spend too much time looking at […]