When talking about autonomous vehicles, BMW is not exactly the first name that pops into one’s head. But that doesn’t mean the carmaker is not working on such technologies.
— Weiterlesen www.autoevolution.com/news/bmw-the-first-global-carmaker-to-test-self-driving-vehicles-in-china-125712.html
The city is the poster child for China’s massive push to electrify its buses.
Via Curbed. Link to original content: www.curbed.com/2018/5/4/17320838/china-bus-shenzhen-electric-bus-transportation
Volkswagen is in talks to form a joint venture with China’s Didi Chuxing to manage part of the ride-hailing company’s fleet of cars and help develop “purpose-built” vehicles for Didi’s services.
— Weiterlesen www.autonews.com/article/20180430/MOBILITY/180439965/volkswagen-in-talks-to-manage-didi-fleet-co-develop-self-driving-cars
Nach Daimler und BMW hat nun auch VW eine eigene E-Auto-Marke für chinesische Kunden. Das erste Modell ist allerdings alter Bekannter.
— Weiterlesen app.handelsblatt.com/auto/nachrichten/volkswagen-ableger-sol-vw-startet-neue-elektromarke-in-china/21208348.html
Harley-Davidson muss trotz Umsatzsteigerung einen Gewinnrückgang hinnehmen. Die US-Kultmarke kämpft mit der Überalterung seiner Kunden.
— Weiterlesen app.handelsblatt.com/unternehmen/industrie/motorrad-hersteller-alternde-kundschaft-sorgt-bei-harley-davidson-fuer-schrumpfenden-gewinn/21208280.html
Volkswagen to build 100 Charger stations at Walmart in 34 states. As well as Porsche installs 500 fast chargers at dealerships and highway locations by the end of 2019.
VW and Porsche plan to spend billions of dollars on building the charging networks.
Photo: The verge
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Giving a growth by 57% for EV cars in 2017 and over 100 new models planned by OEMs until 2024, McKinsey examines the status of EV and its future development from a niche product to mass market offerings having a look at acceptable range, construction and technology.
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In line with its strategy to transform into mobility provider, GM will lunch the service in this summer via its brand Maven in order to enable people to rent out their cars when they aren’t using them. Maven will compete with start-ups like Turo and Getaround in the market.
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BMW Group autonomous driving demonstrations in the BMW i3. The new BMW Digital Key that allows keyless entry via smartphone and the new eSIM that further integrates connectivity between mobile devices and our vehicles.