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Tata Motors starts trials of its 9-metre electric bus in Guwahati

  Tata Motors, commenced trials of its 9-metre electric bus in Guwahati on 16th October 2017. With a seating capacity of 26-34 passengers, the full-auto transmission Tata Ultra electric bus was flagged off by Anand Prakash Tiwari, Managing Director, Assam …

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The rise and fall of $10 billion ride-hailing market of India

  Ride-hailing apps in India – mainly Uber and its arch-rival Ola are leaving no stone unturned to emerge as a leading player in one of Asia’s most closely fought ride-hailing markets. With growing competition, Ola and Uber have come …

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Connected cars and the role of telematics in the future of intelligent transport

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Undoubtedly connected cars are transforming the driving experience across Australia and the world. From driverless cars to real-time traffic updates and on-demand infotainment, telematics has endless potential to vastly improve the efficiency and safety, as well as the enjoyment of …

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India is well-connected with Africa – can this lead to the development and export of connected cars and trucks?

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India’s expanding automotive and telecommunications sector opens doors for the development and export of connected vehicles to Africa. This article will focus on two African countries that India already has good trade relations with; South Africa and Nigeria. India’s transporting …

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Autonomous Vehicle – A Solution to Traffic Congestion

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The pursuit of self-driving cars is well and truly underway, with the who’s who of automakers mostly targeting around 2020 or 2021 to roll out vehicles that are at least Level 3 automation (according to SAE International’s classification). Some, like …

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Telematics is a paradigm shift for insurers and consumers alike

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Maneesh Prasad, Editor, Smart Automotive & CEO of Telematics Wire explored the horizon of insurance telematics in discussion with Nino, where he gave interesting insights. Q: Congratulations on reaching 5 million connected cars under your Octo umbrella. What numbers do …

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