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Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

| July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Carmakers and others put US$1m each into driverless car test city at University of Michigan

A consortium of investors that include major carmakers Ford, GM, Honda, Nissan, and Toyota is putting US$1 million each into a three year trial at the University of Michigan’s Mcity, a newly open facility specifically designed as a controlled environment to test driverless cars for mass commercial markets, reports Environmental Leader. Mcity, which opened last […]

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Huawei and Shanghai GM announce partnership to promote interconnected cars

| July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) and Shanghai General Motors (GM) have announced their partnership to promote the development of interconnected cars. Under the agreement, Huawei’s telematics solution, which is capable of providing intelligent services including 4G network connectivity, location based services (LBS), automatic phone tracking, automatic emergency assistance, remote control etc., will be pre-installed in […]

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GM, OnStar to trial smart grid for electric vehicles

| July 25, 2011 | 0 Comments
GM, OnStar to trial smart grid for electric vehicles

GM and telematics service provider, OnStar, will launch a smart grid application trial that will give utilities insight into the real world demand parameters of electric vehicles. The trial will involve “hundreds of employees of regional utilities,” who will drive leased Chevrolet Volts as their everyday vehicles during the third quarter. Based on OnStar’s Advanced […]

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