Volta Trucks, the Swedish startup behind a new generation of fully
electric trucks developed to be safe for pedestrians, cyclists and
drivers, announced Rob Fowler, current General Manager of CSR and
Technical Planning at DPDgroup UK, as its new Chief Executive Officer
(CEO) from 10th February 2020.
Silicon Mobility, the technology player powering control solutions for a
cleaner, safer and smarter mobility, announced the opening of a
subsidiary in Tokyo, Japan. This subsidiary will provide system
integration expertise and support for local customers.
On November 19, the trial operation ceremony of 40 Yutong dual-powered
trolleybuses was held in Mexico City, marking the first step in the
reform of green and environmentally friendly transportation in Mexico
City, which is an important milestone.
Hyundai Motor India Ltd., country’s first smart mobility solutions
provider announced the enhancement of Special Services for India’s First
Long Range Electric SUV with multiple EV Charging options to add
customer convenience at all the touch points.
The Social and Sustainable Impact Department has signed a partnership
with Nino Robotics, designer of a new type of “seated, personal
transporters” aimed at changing the perception of transport solutions
adapted to people with disabilities or of reduced mobility.
Airgain, Inc., a leading provider of advanced antenna technologies used
to enable high performance wireless networking across a broad range of
devices and markets, including consumer, enterprise, and automotive,
announced that it has been selected by Didi Chuxing (DiDi), one of the
world’s leading mobile transportation platforms, for delivering high
performance C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) connectivity for an
autonomous vehicle pilot in Shanghai.
Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, broke
ground on a fuel cell centre in Wuxi, China, which paves the way for
technological breakthroughs in their application in both commercial
vehicles and passenger cars.
Daimler Mobility AG and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang
Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), unveiled the premium ride-hailing
provider StarRides in China with inaugural services to begin in Hangzhou
in December 2019.
Würenlos shopping rest stop has been fully refurbished and is now the
perfect place for electric car drivers, too. From now on, the service
station will provide 20 charging stations that can cater to all types of
According to the order placed by the Keolis Norge AS operator, Solaris
Bus & Coach S.A. will provide 10 Solaris Trollino 18 articulated
trolleybuses to Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. Bergen, called
‘the gate to the fjords’, a city on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is
the only city in Norway and one of only two in entire Scandinavia with a
trolleybus system in operation.
IVECO and FPT Industrial, brands of CNH Industrial N.V. and NIKOLA
presented the scope and plans of their joint venture and collaboration
agreement established to accelerate industry transformation towards
emission neutrality of Class 8 heavy-duty trucks in North America and
Europe through the adoption of fuel-cell technology.
British Engineering Specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) is the lead
partner in a new project that seeks to improve the efficiency of the
integrated electric drive unit (EDU) of electric vehicles (EVs).
Lucid Motors, together with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, the Arizona
Commerce Authority, and local officials, celebrated the start of
construction of its electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Casa
Polestar, the electric performance car brand, highlighted its transition
from brand idea to operational OEM with tooling trial production of
Polestar 2 on schedule in the Luqiao factory in China, in preparation
for customer deliveries in 2020.
Solvay is reinforcing its leadership in the lithium-ion battery
market by more than doubling its production capacity of high performance
polymer SOLEF polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) at its production site in