HERE and Mercedes partner on AV driving system

The location technology company HERE has announced its HD Live Map is being deployed in Mercedes-Benz’s new DRIVE PILOT automated driving system. HERE says that, as self-driving cars develop, connected vehicle technology and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) are paving the way to increases in road safety, driver comfort and vehicle routing optimisation.  It says it’s […]

Daimler and Visa partner on in-car payments

Carmaker Daimler has signed a deal with Visa to offer “native” in-car payments, meaning entering passwords or relying on mobile devices for payment authentication may soon be a thing of the past. Instead the vehicle itself becomes a biometrically enabled payments device, thanks to Visa’s Delegated Authentication technology. From spring 2022 onwards, Mercedes-Benz customers in […]

BMW,Daimler and bp team up to accelerate electrification growth

BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG have added bp to partners working on their drive to extend and significantly improve electrification, making electric vehicle charging more convenient, simpler and seamless for drivers. Under their agreement, bp will become a 33.3% partner alongside BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG in Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS), one […]

Daimler launches new mobility insurance business

Daimler has signed a strategic partnership with reinsurer Swiss Re to deliver automotive and mobility insurance from a new company they’ve called Movinx. Their business model is to develop fully digital automotive and mobility insurance products that, as they put it, “both fulfil changing customer needs and offer best-in-class service quality.” They say their new […]

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