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WhereIsMyTransport bags innovation award

The annual International Transport Forum (ITF) has presented WhereIsMyTransport with its 2017 Promising Transport Innovation Award. Launched in 2016, UK based WhereIsMyTransport, an open digital platform that provides information on […]

Geely to buy Proton and Lotus

Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding will buy a 49.9% stake in struggling carmaker Proton from Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom reports Automotive News Europe. Geely is the parent company of Hong Kong-based Geely […]

Volvo VP crowned ‘Design Hero’

Volvo Cars’ Senior Vice President of Design, Thomas Ingenlath, has won the ‘Design Hero’ award at the 2017 Autocar Awards. Ingenlath has been at Volvo since 2012 and has led […]

Toyota looks into blockchain

Toyota Research Institute, a wholly owned unit of Toyota Motor North America, has partnered with MIT Media lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the development of […]

Uber drivers arrested

Hong Kong police have arrested 21 Uber drivers for illegal car-hiring as part of a clamp down on its operations in the Asian financial city. The move is the latest […]

Police target Daimler offices

The BBC reports that German police have searched 11 offices of vehicle manufacturer Daimler as part of an investigation into possible fraudulent emissions data by employees. A total of 23 […]

US government to sue Fiat Chrysler

The US government is set to sue Fiat Chrysler, alleging the firm sold vehicles with ‘defeat devices’ that helped them pass emissions tests. The Department of Justice (DoJ) claims the […]

Ford replaces CEO Fields

Ford Motor has announced the replacement of Mark Fields as CEO of the company, with some sources reporting he has been fired. The position is to be filled by Jim […]