Category Archives: Transport

18Feb/21

McLaren unveils all-new, next-generation High-Performance Hybrid supercar – the McLaren Artura

McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury, high-performance supercars, has revealed the long-anticipated McLaren Artura today, marking the beginning of both a new chapter for the pioneering luxury supercar company and a new era in supercar technology and performance. Continue reading

16Feb/21

Vodafone Tests New Tech That Can Track Vehicles, Drones And Precious Cargo Remotely Within Centimetres

Autonomous trucks need to warn e-bikes of their presence to avoid accidents, first responders need to know the position of critical medical drones with pinpoint accuracy, and operators need to precisely locate precious cargo. Vodafone customers will have applications that do all that and more thanks to a new technology it is testing. Continue reading

15Jan/21

‘Movement that inspires’ – Kia presents its new brand purpose and future strategy

  • New brand strategy and future ambitions revealed in digital showcase
  • Corporate name changed from ‘Kia Motors’ to ‘Kia’
  • Company puts its ‘Plan S’ long-term strategy into action to create sustainable mobility solutions for customers
  • Seven new dedicated electric vehicles to launch by 2027
  • Kia turns to recyclable materials and renewable energy for more sustainable manufacturing
  • Kia’s first dedicated BEV and new design philosophy to be revealed soon

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Kia has announced new details of its new brand purpose and ambitions for the future during a digital showcase event. Supported by a new brand slogan, ‘Movement that inspires’, Kia today reveals new details of a strategy which will see the company go beyond vehicle manufacturing to create sustainable mobility solutions for customers. Continue reading

14Jan/21

IBM Helps Audi UK Reimagine the Digital Customer Experience

Online sales inquiries increase 59%; car buying experience puts prospective customers in the driver’s seat

ARMONK, N.Y. and LONDON, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — IBM [NYSE: IBM] and Audi UK, one of the world’s leading premium automotive manufacturers, collaborated to redesign Audi’s website to deliver a far more engaging digital customer experience. During the course of 2020, Audi has seen a 59% increase in UK online sales inquiries despite an almost 30% industry decline in new UK car sales during the pandemic. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Hyundai Elantra Wins Prestigious 2021 North American Car of the Year™

Award caps strong year for Hyundai Motor North America and Elantra

– Dramatic four-door-coupe look comes to life with “Parametric Dynamics” design theme

Segment-first wireless Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Segment-first Hyundai Digital Key

– More than 50 MPG combined fuel EPA estimated economy rating on first-ever Elantra Hybrid

Elantra N and Elantra N Line performance models added to the family Continue reading

11Jan/21

Mando Corporation introduced the new vision of “Freedom in Mobility” at CES 2021

“Freedom in Mobility” as #Freedom of Space, #Smart Delivery, #Autonomous Driving, etc.

Connecting the mobility with people through ‘Electric Hyperconnectivity’ (X-by-Wire, SPM Module)

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Mando unveils its new vision based on safety and freedom, the “Freedom in Mobility”, at CES 2021. Continue reading

28Dec/20

Soriano Motori Reinvents The Business Model For The Motorcycle Sector

Soriano Motori, an Italian company of modern electric motorcycles, has reinvented the business model of the motorcycle sector, eliminating accumulated inventory, and manufacturing limited edition custom motorcycles for each client. He wants to give users the opportunity to build their own motorcycle and make it virtually unique. Continue reading

22Dec/20

Volvo Cars imagines the future of autonomous drive by tapping into origins of human communication

GOTHENBURG,  Sweden, Dec. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Volvo Cars has established itself as one of the leaders in autonomous drive development, following its announcement earlier this year that its next generation of cars will be available as hardware ready for the technology from production start. Continue reading

25Sep/20

German know-how for the e-mobility boom in China: BENTELER at Bosch booth at Auto Beijing

The rolling chassis for electric vehicles, jointly developed by BENTELER and Bosch, will be on show in Beijing, China from Saturday at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition 2020. Electric car manufacturers, also those new to the electromobility market, can find out about the advantages of the modular and scalable platform solution at the Bosch booth until October 5. It allows new models to be brought to market much more efficiently and faster than was previously the case. Furthermore, car manufacturers benefit from the decades of BENTELER’s experience as a global partner to the automotive industry. In this way BENTELER is playing an active role in the Chinese electric mobility boom. Read more

08Aug/20

July surge of UK vehicle sales put rest of Europe in the shade, but market expected to be 28-30% down at year end, according to latest research from GlobalData

July light vehicle sales in Europe provided surprises aplenty, not least in the UK. Without incentives or a scrappage scheme in place, UK sales totalled over *203,000 – a whopping 10.6% ahead of last year. However, the UK market is still expected to be **28-30% down at year end, according to the latest data from GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Read more