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Geely launches new EV brand

12 Apr 2019 | Graeme Roberts

Geely Auto Group, which already has a bit of form with electrified vehicles, has launched a new, pure EV brand.


Singtel and Argus team on cyber security

31 Jan 2019 | Simon Warburton

Singtel and Argus Cyber Security have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cyber security capabilities for Singapore’s transportation sector, facilitating the introduction of connected cars and new technologies such as autonomous vehicles.


Grab and SP team for Singapore EVs

24 Aug 2018 | Simon Warburton

Grab is to bring in 200 new electric vehicles (EVs) and use SP’s pervasive fast-charging network.


ST and rideOS team on Singapore autonomous project

25 Jul 2018 | Simon Warburton

ST Engineering and rideOS, a San Francisco-based transportation technology platform, are to team on a pilot project to accelerate the deployment of integrated autonomous transport systems in Singapore.


Continental opens its third R&D facility in Singapore

7 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Automotive supplier Continental has opened its third research and development (R&D) building in Singapore.


ABB teams with Volvo for bus Heavy Vehicle Chargers

15 Jan 2018 | Simon Warburton

ABB is teaming with Volvo to provide Heavy Vehicle Chargers (HVC) to deliver two autonomous electric buses to Singapore by the beginning of next year.


Singapore opens autonomous driving centre

23 Nov 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Singapore has officially opened the CETRAN (Centre of Excellence for Test and Research of Automomous Vehicles) dedicated to the development of self driving technology.


GM to cut back its Singapore regional HQ

25 May 2017 | Staff reporter

General Motors has said it plans to reduce the workforce at its Singapore regional headquarters by over 70% this year as part of a broader programme of cutbacks at its international operations.


nuTonomy and Groupe PSA announce autonomous cars partnership for Singapore

3 May 2017 | Chris Wright

nuTonomy and Groupe PSA have announced a strategic partnership to develop self-driving cars.


‘nuTonomy’ claims world first public trial of ‘robo-taxis’

26 Aug 2016 | Dave Leggett

A firm called nuTonomy, a developer of software for self-driving cars, has launched what it says is the first-ever public trial of a ‘robo-taxi’ service. The latest testing – which brings ride-hailing and driverless autonomous vehicles (AV) together - is ahead of the planned launch of a widely-available commercial robo-taxi service in Singapore in 2018.



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