Though the two companies have collaborated for the project, Dealer Auction will be an independent offering. It offers lower buyer fees, matches buyers and sellers transacting online and offers data for customers.
“We look forward to this collaboration with Cerence to develop a turnkey voice solution for today’s auto and component makers to accelerate the arrival of the connected car,” said Dr. I.P. Park, President and CTO of LG Electronics.
Sono announced the move to crowdfunding in December after talks with potential investors broke down. Financial backers had demanded the company give up on the Sion car because they said it cost too much to manufacture.
The company says as part of its efforts to provide seamless sales experience in a transparent manner, it brought in an e-booking initiative that is now generating almost 50 percent of the overall revenue.
Grupo Ezentis, a company that operates and maintains telecommunications and energy infrastructures of large multinationals in eight countries, develops a project to install charging points for electric vehicles, the so-called “electrolineras”.