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Bosch and Daimler to use NVIDIA Drive Pegasus AI for autonomous autos

Bosch and Daimler have been working together to roll out future autonomous cars and have announced that they will source a new AI platform in that effort. Both companies will source the Drive Pegasus platform AI processors and software from NVIDIA. The tech will be used to help autonomous and automated vehicle navigate the complex environment of congested city streets

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Daimler may be the next automaker embroiled in a diesel scandal

VW might not be the only German car maker that has to deal with a full-fledged diesel emissions scandal. To start, Germany has ordered Daimler to recall Mercedes-Benz Vito diesel vans for allegedly cheating on emissions tests limiting nitrogen oxide...

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Hyundai plans 38 EVs as it tries to catch up with rivals

Hyundai and its affiliate Kia have revealed ambitious plans to bring as many as 38 green cars to market in the next eight years, with seven models slated for launch in the next five.

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An electric cargo ship is delivering coal in China

An all-electric cargo ship is now in use in China and it boasts an impressive 2.4 MWh energy storage capacity, Electrek reports. The ship is over 230 feet long, 45 feet wide and 14 feet deep and can carry a maximum of 2,000 tons.

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Shell will build 80 high-power EV charging stations across Europe

This year, Royal Dutch Shell has put more of a focus on EVs, adding charging stations to a handful of its UK gas stations and acquiring NewMotion -- a Netherlands-based company with 30,000 charging points to its name.

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Daimler unveils its electric truck weeks ahead of Tesla’s big debut

We've known for awhile that Tesla was set to unveil its electric truck this fall; it's currently set for November 16th, after a few delays. But Daimler AG has stolen its thunder by announcing a new heavy-duty electric truck today, another indication...

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BMW denies conspiring with rivals on diesel emissions systems

VW isn't the only German automaker reeling from the effects of diesel emissions scandals. BMW is denying Der Spiegel allegations that it not only colluded with Daimler and the Volkswagen Auto Group (including Audi and Porsche) on the designs and pri...

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Daimler is investing $735 million in China’s EV infrastructure

German car manufacturer Daimler has announced a partnership with China's BAIC Motor Corporation, pledging to provide $735 million investment into electric vehicle infrastructure in the region. Daimler (the company behind brands like Mercedes-Benz) h...

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Mercedes steps up its electric car production plans

When Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler unveiled plans to have at least six electric cars on the market within a decade, it was clearly being conservative. The automaker has announced that it's accelerating those plans, with over 10 EVs on the road by 202...

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Auto and oil industries want to pit hydrogen cars against EVs

A consortium of companies from the car and power industries are teaming up to push hydrogen as the fuel of the future. Plenty of big names are involved, including Toyota, Daimler, BMW, Honda and Hyundai representing the automobile world

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