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With global ambitions, VC firm Maniv Mobility raises $100 million from automakers, suppliers

What started as an accident has turning into a venture firm with a global reach and backing from a some of the biggest corporations in the automotive and transportation industries. Maniv Mobility, the Israel-based venture capitalist firm, said Tuesday it has closed a new $100 million fund backed by 12 corporations, including the venture arms ...

Waymo takes its self-driving car ambitions global in partnership with Renault-Nissan

Waymo has locked in an exclusive partnership with Renault and Nissan to research how commercial autonomous vehicles might work for passengers and packages in France and Japan. This exclusive partnership has a deadline — the public announcement says it will last for “an initial period.” Waymo nor the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance provided details on when it ...

Fiat Chrysler partners with Aurora to develop self-driving commercial vans

Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles. The partnership will focus on integrating Aurora’s technology into FCA’s line of Ram Truck commercial vehicles, a portfolio that includes cargo vans and trucks. The deal could extend to FCA’s ...

The Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger is dead over suboptimal ‘political conditions’

A proposed merger between Fiat Chrysler -Renault that would have created the third largest global automaker, is off. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles withdrew its offer, the Wall Street Journal reported. FCA confirmed to TechCrunch that it has withdrawn its offer, largely due to political conditions. “FCA remains firmly convinced of the compelling, transformational rationale of a ...

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with Renault

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has proposed merging its business with Renault that, if accepted, would create the third largest global automaker with 8.7 million in annual vehicle sales. FCA delivered Monday a non-binding letter to Renault’s board that proposes combining the business as a 50-50 merger. FCA’s proposal illustrates the growing desire among automakers to consolidate, ...

Fiat Chrysler-Renault tie up: What the maker of Jeep could gain

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Renault are reportedly in talks that could result in merging vast swaths of their businesses, a move that illustrates the growing desire among automakers to consolidate in an environment of increased regulatory pressure, sales declines and rising costs aimed at bringing next-generation technologies like self-driving cars to market. Bloomberg, Financial Times, ...

Renault Announces Experimental Last-Mile Delivery Van EZ-FLEX

04.20.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

With EZ-FLEX, Renault tries to imagine the future of urban delivery Renault will present at the upcoming VIVA Technology fair (from 16 to 18 May 2019) at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (France) its all new electric delivery van Renault EZ-FLEX. It’s designed for the last-mile urban deliveries (50 km per day on average), so ...

In March 2019 Renault Sold Almost 5,400 Electric Cars

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It was the 3rd best monthly result ever for Renault March didn’t bring any spectacular sales growth of all-electric car sales by Renault, but the outcome was still one of the best for the brand. Total sales amounted to 5,388, which is 4% more than year ago, thanks to an increase of ZOE sales (4,636 (also ...

Renault City K-ZE Electric CUV Debuts At Shanghai Auto Show

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Renault enters the Chinese EV market with City K-ZE Renault unveiled at the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show the City K-ZE electric car, envisioned for the Chinese market. The City K-ZE is an A-segment, simple, entry-level small crossover – wannabe SUV. Overall, the car seems to be pretty complete and as practical as a small vehicle can be, ...

2019 EV Comparo: Model S, LEAF, I-Pace, Ioniq, Zoe (Mega-Test Video)

04.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How do today’s top EVs in Australia compare when it comes to range? As Car Advice points out, real-world electric car range is ramping up. Never before have we seen a vast variety of models with well over 200 miles of battery-electric range. The best part here is that these cars all offer different features, ...