Category Archives: Transport

16Jul/21

Jeep® Brand Celebrates 80 Years by Building an Electric Present and Future

On July 15, 1941, the former Willys-Overland Co. signed a contract with the U.S. War Department to begin production of the first military Jeep® vehicle. Eighty years later, the Jeep brand thrives around the world with a product lineup that continues to expand into new segments, a devoted community of global customers and the use of 4xe electric vehicle technology as the natural evolution of 80 years of capability leadership. Continue reading

21Jun/21

Increased and Evolving Threats Heighten the Demand for Port Security Solutions and Enhanced Safety Technology

The shipping industry is responsible for about 90% of global trade by volume. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis on the global maritime port security market finds that governments are prioritizing the safe and secure transportation of goods to ensure economic stability and growth. The sector is being driven by increased threats to port operations, terminal expansions and new ports, soaring traffic, and the acceleration of digital transformation. Continue reading

20Apr/21

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Orders 15 Boeing 737 MAX Jets

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) today announced the aircraft lessor is growing its 737 MAX portfolio with an order for 15 737-8 jets. DAE had been investing in the 737 MAX by buying jets from existing customers and leasing them back to the carriers. The new order is DAE’s first direct 737 MAX purchase from Boeing as it modernizes its portfolio for better economic and environmental performance. Continue reading

11Apr/21

Jaguar Land Rover Expands Installation of SiriusXM; Makes SiriusXM a Standard Feature Across Entire Vehicle Lineup in U.S.

Jaguar Land Rover North America and SiriusXM today announced that they are expanding the factory installation of SiriusXM’s audio entertainment service, and that SiriusXM is now a standard feature in all Jaguar and Land Rover models in the United States beginning with ’21 model year vehicles. Continue reading

10Mar/21

SEAT shows how its big data contributes to improving road safety

Whenever we drive a connected car, dozens of gigabytes of data are generated anonymously and collected by its numerous sensors and electronic components, such as traction control, stability control, the front camera and radar. By adding this data to the information obtained from other vehicles, for example, sections of roads all over Europe that are in need of repair can be located. How does this happen? ontinue reading

02Mar/21

Volvo Cars launches new, pure electric Volvo C40 Recharge

The future of Volvo Cars is electric and the new Volvo C40 Recharge is the latest manifestation of its commitment to a zero emission future.
The C40 Recharge has all the benefits of an SUV but with a lower and sleeker design. It is based on the CMA vehicle platform and the first Volvo model in history designed as pure electric only. Continue reading

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