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Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers’ plans for self-driving vehicles

| Autonomous vehicles, Car News, Concept Vehicles, Sri Lanka | August 20, 2016

Beyond Uber, Volvo and Ford: Other automakers' plans for self-driving vehicles

UBber Technologies Inc and Volvo are just two of the players in the increasingly crowded field of autonomous vehicle research. Automakers and tech companies alike are pouring resources into developing a self-driving vehicle.

Here are what some of them are doing:

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Thailand’s PTT in with 6 automakers to develop electric car sector

| Car Industry, Car Maintenance, Electric Vehicles, Thailand | August 17, 2016

Thailand's PTT in with 6 automakers to develop electric car sector

Thailand’s largest energy firm, PTT Pcl, on Monday signed contracts with six major automakers for cooperation in developing electric cars, opening the first in a series of electric vehicle charging stations associated with the project.

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BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

| Atchaka Sibunruang, BMW, Electric Vehicles, Thailand | July 23, 2016

BMW plans electric car battery factory in Thailand

BMW is considering building a battery factory in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said to Reuters

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BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual-standard public fast chargers in USA

| BMW, Car News, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Nissan, USA | December 27, 2015

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This is what happens there in US, to promote the use of EVs by the vehicle manufactures, while in Sri Lanka we try to establish few DC fast charging stations paying a high tax for owning an EV.

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BMW reveals new Genius programme

| BMW, Car Industry, Car News | May 25, 2013

BMW reveals new Genius programme

BMW has revealed it will introduce a new programme that will help explain some of the advanced technology available in its cars to potential customers.

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Toyota, BMW sign agreement for fuel-cells, sports car

| BMW, Emerging Technologies, Toyota | January 25, 2013

Toyota, BMW sign agreement for fuel-cells, sports car

Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW are tightening technical ties with plans to jointly develop a sports car platform, lithium-air batteries and new lightweight materials.

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Audi plans to spend $17 billion on expansion in pursuit of BMW

| Audi, BMW, Car News | December 28, 2012

Audi plans to spend $17 billion on expansion in pursuit of BMW

Audi plans to spend 13 billion euros ($17 billion) through 2016 to develop new cars and expand production capacity as it pursues BMW’s lead.

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BMW X4 concept at Detroit Auto Show next January!

| BMW, Car News, New Cars, Performance | November 13, 2012

BMW X4 concept at Detroit Auto Show next January

If there’s a niche in the automotive market, BMW simply must fill it. And such is the case with the forthcoming X4 – a new crossover reportedly set to rival the Porsche Macan in terms of style, packaging and performance. The production X4 will reportedly launch in the United States in early 2014, and according to Autoweek, it will first be shown in concept form at the Detroit Auto Show next January.

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BMW M3 Power

| BMW, Car Reviews, Sri Lanka, Test Drives | November 4, 2012

BMW M3 Power

Sri Lanka tends to have seemingly more than its fair share of unique and exotic cars – well at least one of each. In this case, we feature the only and very special, rip-snorting BMW M3 in the country.

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