Posts Tagged: cars


Pakistan startup hopes for a global hit with xGear, brings ‘quantified self’ to your car

Pakistan startup hopes for a global hit with xGear, brings ‘quantified self’ to your car

Pakistan-based startup xGear is preparing to go global with a gadget that gives drivers detailed data about their journey and their vehicle....

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 5:07 pm
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Reinventing four wheels - 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

Reinventing four wheels: 14 apps that are changing the way we get around

We’re all used to tapping on an app to help us find our way or book tickets for a trip, but the newest wave of transportation apps go far ...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:56 am
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With new $6.5 million, car classifieds site Mobil123 gets more aggressive in Indonesia

Mobil123 is arguably Indonesia’s leading car classifieds site.

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 2:09 pm
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This black box that turns your car into an intelligent beast is now up for crowdfunding

Cars used to be dumb machines. But they’re getting smarter with the introduction of anti-collision systems, cruise control, and other ...

  • January 27, 2014
  • at 9:05 pm
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China Yongche car rental

China’s Yongche gets $60 million funding in battle against Uber and taxi app rivals

Online car rental and ride-booking service Yongche has yet more venture capital money to aid in its expansion across China. Today the compan...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city

Aiming to usurp Uber, Blacklane arrives in 18th Asian city with Tokyo roll-out

While tech blogs are swooning over Uber and everything it does, there’s another app-connected limo service out there that’s actually pus...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 2:01 pm
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India’s Olacabs to expand online taxi and car booking after $20 million series B funding

India’s Olacabs to expand online taxi and car booking after $20 million series B funding

India’s Olacabs combines a taxi booking function with a car rental service that aggregates from fleets across the country. Today the c...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 3:50 pm
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Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Who needs Uber? This Chinese startup lets you connect with a designated driver

Pricey car chauffeur service Uber has launched in China, and the country is home to plenty of taxi-hailing apps, but one Chinese startup has...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 11:47 am
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India’s Zoom gets extra $1 million seed funding to accelerate car rental business

Self-drive car rental service Zoom has revealed today that it now has an extra $1 million in seed funding to accelerate its business. Now Zo...

  • October 3, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Tesla sales start in China

Tesla begins sales in China, plans to assemble cars at Chinese factory in future

Exactly seven months after first taking pre-orders from hopeful Chinese customers, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is starting sales and shipments in Ch...

  • April 22, 2014
  • at 12:16 pm
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Do you like to drive fast and furious? This Taiwan startup gives hardcore drivers the data they crave

There’s a subset of people out there that aren’t just “car enthusiasts,” they’re “driving enthusiasts.&#...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:05 pm
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China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

China now has a luxury electric car brand after $149 million bid for Fisker

Failed US electric/hybrid car-maker Fisker is now owned by China’s Wanxiang Group after a $149 million bid at Fisker’s bankruptcy au...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 11:31 am
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Tesla has announced the price of the Model S in China, and it’s much lower than expected

Tesla, the electric car company founded by Elon Musk, just announced that its Model S vehicle will retail for RMB 734,000 (about $120,00) in...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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Tesla launches Chinese homepage

Ahead of car roll-out in China, Tesla launches Chinese homepage

With Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) all-electric cars due to hit China’s roads in February 2014, the US automaker has today launched a sp...

  • December 16, 2013
  • at 3:45 pm
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Uber launches in Tokyo

App-connected limo service Uber glides into Tokyo

Here comes Uber, rolling into its seventh city in Asia. Today, US-based Uber has launched tentatively in Tokyo. The app-connected limo servi...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 4:03 pm
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Tesla Model S

Tesla electric cars will hit China’s roads around February

Tesla Model S electric sports cars will be shipped from the assembly line to China’s shores in January and be sold shortly thereafter...

  • November 7, 2013
  • at 12:54 pm
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One Chinese province looks to specialize in making electric vehicles

When Chinese people think of Shandong province, they probably have in mind oilfields and rows of maize – or Tsingtao, the national bee...

  • October 9, 2013
  • at 4:45 pm
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A Bhutan tech primer: early signs of startups and e-commerce

In our initial Bhutan tech overview, I provided a brief summary of the country, its unique circumstances, and its increasing openness to tec...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 9:40 pm
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