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Alibaba Announces Smart Mobility Initiatives with Partners

By : CIOL Bureau

Alibaba Group Holding Limited announces a series of smart mobility initiatives in partnership with auto brands and technology service providers. The announcement was made during The Cloud Computing Conference, the company’s largest technology showcase, held over four days in Hangzhou,

Uber orders 24K Volvo XC90 for its self-driving program

By : CIOL Writers

Uber has entered into a partnership with Volvo to purchase 24,000 Volvo XC90 to form a fleet of driverless cars between 2019 and 2021, according to Bloomberg. The deal is said to be worth around $1.4 billion, as per the Financial Times,

Uber finally brings self-driving taxis on road in the US

By : CIOL Writers

Though nuTonomy defeated Uber to bring first automated taxis on roads, seems like America’s largest cab aggregator is finally ready with its own autonomous taxi fleet. After months of road tests on the streets of Pittusburgh, the company has finally

What Uber can do with Otto?

By : CIOL Writers

Ride-hailing giant Uber has acquired Otto and its all-star team which includes ex-leader of Google’s self-driving project, Anthony Levandowski, for approximately $680 million. According to Bloomberg, Uber doesn’t want to dismantle this team of 91 employees, so Levandowski will lead

Uber to develop autonomous cars in partnership with Volvo

By : CIOL Writers

Volvo group is partnering with Uber to collaborate on autonomous car development. The partnership will see the Swedish-based carmaker, owned by China’s Geely, and ride-hailing service Uber pool resources into initially developing the autonomous driving capabilities of its flagship XC90