Almost 70 per cent of Indian automobile sales, valued at $40 billion, will be digitally influenced by 2020 compared with $18 billion today, a joint report by management consulting firm Bain & Company and Facebook said. Continue reading 70% Indian automotive sales to be digitally influenced by 2020
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Driverless cars to go on test drive in UK in 2019
A consortium of British companies on Monday unveiled a plan to test driverless cars on UK roads and motorways in 2019, the media reported. Continue reading Driverless cars to go on test drive in UK in 2019
Uber suspends self-driving cars after crash
Two spacewalking astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Friday for a 6-1/2-hour spacewalk, the first of three to prepare the orbiting laboratory for future commercial space taxis and to tackle maintenance chores, NASA TV showed.
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‘Global startup’ vows autonomous car by 2020 in US
A “global startup” which makes electric racing vehicles unveiled plans Friday to sell a fully autonomous electric car in the US market by 2020.
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Yellow cabs are safer, study finds
Yellow taxi cabs have significantly fewer accidents than cabs of a darker hue, according to research that scientists say could end up saving lives and money.
Who controls your car without you knowing?
During the last few years, cars have started actively connecting to the Internet. Continue reading Who controls your car without you knowing?
With new hybrid, Nissan offers cheaper route to electric cars
Nissan Motor Co has taken a step back into gasoline hybrids with its Note e-Power model, which the Japanese automaker hopes will act as a gateway for drivers who will later shift to all-electric cars.
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Airbus CEO sees ‘flying car’ prototype ready by end of year
Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group’s chief executive said on Monday.
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The future of car tech: getting to know you
The car of the future doesn’t just want to drive you. It wants to know you.
The automotive technology showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show over the past week was in part about self-driving vehicles, but also about personalizing the driving experience.
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Automakers, suppliers team up to share costs of self-driving cars
Automotive suppliers and automakers are expanding alliances to develop self-driving car technology that can serve multiple automakers, as the race to put such vehicles on the road separates companies that can go it alone from those that need help sharing the financial and technical burdens.
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