Top digital transformation trends in automotive for 2020

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Technology is changing everything, and the automotive industry has not been left behind.  Car manufacturers are investing in digital innovations that are improving customer experiences. A good example is car tracking. Apart from keeping track of your vehicle, there are other digitals trends that are popular in 2020. Here are some examples; 1. Internet connectivity […]

Volkswagen reportedly in talks to sell Bugatti to Croatia’s Rimac

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Volkswagen is in talks to sell its supercar brand Bugatti to Croatian businessman Mate Rimac, Manager Magazin said on Thursday citing individuals familiar with the talks. The sale to Mate Rimac will be discussed by Volkswagen’s committees this year, the report said. Bugatti, Mate Rimac and Volkswagen have refused to comment. Rimac was founded in […]

India-China tensions delay sale of General Motors’ plant in India

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Delays to American automaker General Motors’ sale of its Indian plant to Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor because of the tensions between India and China are likely to result in hefty unplanned costs for GM, people familiar with the matter said. The sale of the plant located in Talegaon in Maharashtra state was announced in January […]

General Motors explores the market for electric ‘flying cars’

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General Motors is discovering options in the aerial taxi market, including whether to construct the vehicles known colloquially as “flying cars,” as part of a push by the automaker to look for a boost in related transportation markets, two people knowledgeable with the matter said. CEO Mary Barra on Monday briefly made her first reference ever […]

BMW to use software from Tactile Mobility in next-gen vehicles

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Israel’s Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday its software will be embedded into the German automaker BMW’s next-generation vehicles starting in 2021. The collaboration will gear up with BMW vehicles with the ability to analyze the road surface attributes under their tires, allowing detection of road conditions. Tactile Mobility, founded in 2012, develops software that uses a […]

Daimler to pay $2.2 billion in diesel emissions cheating settlements in the U.S.

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German automaker Daimler AG will pay $2.2 billion to resolve a U.S. government diesel emissions cheating investigation and claims from 250,000 U.S. vehicle owners, according to court documents. The automaker and its Mercedes-Benz USA LLC unit revealed on August 13 it had reached a settlement in principle resolving civil and environmental claims associated with 250,000 […]