Getaround plans to open up its peer-to-peer carsharing platform to five additional markets this year, including potentially New York, thanks — in part — to the $45 million it raised in Series C funding, Mobility Buzz has learned. The expansions will mark 2017 as Getaround’s biggest expansion year, Jacqueline Tanzella, director of marketing communications atRead More
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When augmented and virtual reality first entered the consumer scene there was a lot of excitement behind its entertainment applications, particularly with video gaming. But as people have grown more familiar with the product, automakers are jumping on the bandwagon to explore the use-cases for both engineering and designing, as well asRead More
Toyota Research Institute is looking into various opportunities within the mobility landscape, with an eye toward developing a rideshare service or subscription model that will make autonomous cars more affordable, said Ryan Eustice, vice president of autonomous driving at Toyota Motor Corp.’s Silicon Valley-based research facility.
Toyota Research Institute is re-architecting the technology underlying the Guardian driver-assist system, to support Toyota’s autonomous cars with more capabilities to access a wider expanse of roadways, Mobility Buzz has learned.
Mobileye is clinching help from two major automakers to crowdsource data for the creation of the detailed maps needed for autonomous vehicles. And it seems other partnerships could be on the horizon this year.
The California-based digital car buying company AutoGravity announced today that it’s now available in 46 states across the country. There are at least four lending partners available in each state where the platform is offered, the company told Auto Finance News. “You can expect multiple captive lenders and we’ll beRead More
Capital One announced today that it will provide floorplan revolvers totaling $14 million to two Honda dealerships located in Tennessee, both owned by the Hudson Automotive Group. The lender also provided a $2.6 million term loan to Hudson Automotive Group’s holding company, Hudson ET Holdings, according to a CapOne press release. TheRead More