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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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Volvo will let owners lose their keys forever in 2017

| Auto Technology, USA, Volvo | February 22, 2016

Volvo will let owners lose their keys forever in 2017

Next year, Volvo will offer customers the option to ditch the traditional key or even the modern electronic fob in favor of using a smartphone app to control their vehicle.

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Volvo Cars work with Microsoft to broach a brighter looking automotive future

| Car News, Emerging Technologies, Volvo | November 29, 2015

Volvo Cars work with Microsoft to broach a brighter looking automotive future

A automobile is no longer such a elementary square of automotive invention these days, as some-more and some-more electronic tools are interwoven with clever element to broach a ultimate pushing – or newcomer experience.

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Geely and Volvo to set up R&D center in Sweden

| Car Industry, Car News, China, Geely, Volvo | March 17, 2013

Geely and Volvo to set up R&D center in Sweden

Geely Holding, majority owner of Volvo Car Corporation (Volvo Cars) and Geely Auto, will establish a Research and Development Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Centre will develop a new modular architecture and set of components for future C-segment cars, addressing the needs of both Volvo Cars and Geely.

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Volvo agrees to technology transfer to Chinese parent Geely

| Car Industry, Car News, Geely, Volvo | December 27, 2012

Volvo agrees to technology transfer to Chinese parent Geely

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has signed a deal with Volvo Cars, which Geely acquired in 2010, allowing the Chinese automaker to tap some technologies Volvo plans to phase out over the next couple of years.

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Ford celebrates production of 40 millionth engine!

| Car Industry, Ford, United Kingdom | July 14, 2012

Ford celebrates production of 40 millionth engine

Ford has produced its 40 millionth engine at its facility in Dagenham, Essex in UK.

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