Now you can control your truck through your voice. Mercedes-Benz is confident it is “the first truck manufacture to bring the Apple CarPlay infotainment system into its vehicles.” While this might be technically true, Scania is also introducing the technology for its truck, claiming it’s “among the first in the industry” to do it. The German company says the connectivity will be offered for the Actros, Antos, and Arocs models equipped with the Multimedia Radio Touch radio system. Apple CarPlay will allow the driver to “safely and conveniently use his iPhone and a variety of apps while on the move.” Android users will probably be happy to hear the system also works with MirrorLink, the counterpart to Apple CarPlay. Just like in most of the modern cars, the system can be operated through an advanced voice control function, which also can be used to browse and use the different applications, such as telephone, music, maps, news, iTunes, etc. Read also: Scania … [Read more...] about Even Big Mercedes, Scania Trucks Getting Apple CarPlay Now
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Home Four wheelers oi-Promeet Ghosh By Promeet Ghosh Updated: Friday, February 26, 2021, 18:46 [IST] The Volkswagen Virtus has been spotted doing its latest round of testing in the Indian market a couple of times. The German automaker could be testing the sedan model for its compatibility in our country roads, which will help with research and development. However, According to the latest report by Autocar India , the Volkswagen Vitrus has been spotted testing once again in India. The Volkswagen Virtus uses the brand's famous MQB platform. As a result, the Indian market will not be getting the same sedan model. The platform will undergo heavy localization to suit the Indian market. The new sedan is expected to borrow its design inspiration from the Volkswagen Virtus along with the features list as well. This includes LED lighting, strong shoulder line, front fascia and alloy wheels; among others. On the inside, … [Read more...] about Volkswagen Vitrus Spotted Testing Once Again In India: Here Are All The Details!
Home Two wheelers oi-Rahul Nagaraj By Rahul Nagaraj Updated: Friday, February 26, 2021, 15:43 [IST] BMW Motorrad has launched their latest R nineT and R nineT Scrambler offerings in the Indian market. The new BMW R nineT and R nineT Scrambler are priced at Rs 18.50 lakh and Rs 16.75 lakh, respectively. Both prices are ex-showroom (India). Both the BMW R nineT and R nineT Scrambler will be imported into India via the CBU (Completely Built Unit) route. Bookings for both motorcycles can now be made across all BMW Motorrad dealerships in India. Deliveries for the same are expected to begin shortly. The motorcycles come packed with a host of features, equipment and technology. This includes the use of state-of-the-art LED headlamps with integrated LED DRLs, twin-pod instrument cluster (only on the R nineT) and twin-can exhausts. The range-topping R nineT is equipped with spoke wheels, while the R nineT Scrambler comes … [Read more...] about BMW R nineT & R nineT Scrambler Launched In India: Prices Start At Rs 16.75 Lakh
What are you waiting for, Xiaomi? If you thought a semi-autonomous electric car from Apple is a wild idea, prepare to be shocked as another tech giant is reportedly working on a vehicle or, more precisely, a family of vehicles. Today Reuters reports that Huawei is close to entering the automotive business with first production models coming by the end of the year. The publication says four sources with “direct knowledge of the matter” shared preliminary information about Huawei's plans to dive into the auto industry. The company is reportedly in talks with at least two Chinese automakers to manufacture its electric vehicles. One of the companies is the state-owned Changan Automobile, which currently runs a joint venture with Ford for the local production of the Mustang Mach-EV electric crossover . Reuters reports Huawei also had talks with Beijing-backed BAIC Group’s BluePark New Energy Technology. Nothing specific about the company’s actual production plans can be … [Read more...] about Huawei Getting In The Auto Business, First EVs Coming 2021: Report
It’s the next big step in the tech company’s vision to build a fully self-driving car. Apple’s fully autonomous " Project Titan " may be dead in the water, but that doesn’t mean the California tech company has given up entirely on the idea of a self-driving car. According to Reuters , Apple has received its first permit to test its self-driving cars on public roads in California. The permit allows Apple to test drive three different vehicles with six different ‘drivers' sitting behind the wheel. All three of the vehicles registered are 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs, according to the state DMV, and are equipped with the autonomous tech. The technology will be developed together with Bosch. Back in December, Apple wrote a five-page open letter to the NHTSA hoping to test on public roads. "The company is investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and is excited about about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including … [Read more...] about Apple Granted Permission To Test Autonomous Vehicles In California