Automotive Grade Linux, a collaborative cross-industry effort developing
an open source platform for connected car technologies, has announced
that Volkswagen has joined Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) and the Linux
Foundation, the nonprofit organisation enabling mass innovation through
San Jose-based Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corporation’s (SAIC)
Innovation Centre has been demonstrating its automated, all-electric
shuttle around a defined loop of the solar-panel-lined in University of
California, Davis’ West Village neighbourhood.
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and
Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced the appointment
of Gary Saunders as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO).
Hyundai Motor Company has officially opened its Hyundai CRADLE Berlin
office in Germany establishing its third CRADLE office worldwide, with
additional bases in Silicon Valley (US) and Tel Aviv (Israel).
Air Liquide has taken equity stake in FirstElement Fuel, Inc., a retail
hydrogen station operator in California. This investment complements Air
Liquide’s recently announced long-term hydrogen supply agreement with
The UK is in pole position in the global race to market for connected
and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), with a £62 billion ($81.22 billion)
boost to the UK economy by 2030 up for grabs, according to a major new
report published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders
(SMMT) and Frost & Sullivan.
PowerCell has been informed that Nikola Motors does not plan to use
PowerCell’s fuel cell stacks in their trucks once they start the serial
production. The reason for this is that PowerCell could not accept
Nikola’s terms for a continued cooperation.
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions,
announced a strategic partnership with Luxoft Holding, Inc., a global
digital strategy and engineering firm, to jointly introduce and deploy
the Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and Intrusion Prevention Systems
(IPS), a comprehensive cybersecurity solution designed to detect,
mitigate and respond to cyber-attacks on connected cars.
With consideration for the amount of time, money and resources needed to
develop sustainable mobility to help combat rising emissions and
continuing to utilise currently available technology, Toyota Motor
Corporation announced two measures related to its patents and technical
knowledge to further promote the widespread use of electrified vehicles.
Tata AutoComp Systems, India’s leading auto-component conglomerate, has
signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Australian DC charging
infrastructure company Tritium Pty Ltd. to supply DC Fast Chargers for
electric vehicles in India.