ubitricity Gesellschaft für verteilte Energiesysteme mbH has
successfully raised €20 million ($22.6 million) in Series C funding that
will enable the company to accelerate its growth and further develop
its unique mobile metering technology.
At the Geneva International Motor Show 2019, PAL-V unveiled the
distinctive features of the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer, world’s first
production model flying car. The 90-piece limited edition is based on
the PAL-V Liberty which was unveiled last year at the GIMS.
The Volkswagen Group Components brand will be showcasing the near-series
design study of its flexible quick charging station at the Geneva Motor
Show. With compact dimensions, it can be installed wherever there is
demand or where there is still no charging infrastructure.
China Post and Deppon Express, two of China’s leading delivery and
logistics companies, will begin autonomous package delivery services in
April 2019 with the first self-driving vehicles to be put into daily
commercial use in China.
Share Now is the name of the new free-floating carshare company that
brings car2go and DriveNow together under a single roof. Merging the two
services makes Share Now the world’s leading provider of free-floating
Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd., a company backed by Ola, one of India’s
leading mobility platform and one of the world’s largest ride-hailing
platforms, announced that it has raised a sum of INR4 billion ($56
million) led by several of Ola’s early investors, Tiger Global and
Matrix India and others, as part of its first round of investment.
Continental and Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a new platform,
expected to be available in 2019, for sharing vehicle data to enable new
digital services that improve driver safety and convenience. At the
same time the platform will help car manufacturers monetise their data
and differentiate their brands.
Electrify America announced that it will serve as the newest member of
the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a registered association
whose mission is to develop and establish the Combined Charging System
(CCS) as the global standard for charging battery- powered electric
Air Liquide, Idex, Société du Taxi Électrique Parisien (STEP), and
Toyota are teaming up with a joint-venture called HysetCo, the first
ever company devoted to the development of hydrogen mobility in the
Paris region. As a part of this venture, Paris will have 600 Hype
hydrogen taxis by the end of 2020.
Kick-scooter services – part of the ‘micro-mobility’ revolution that also includes shared bicycles and mopeds – are set to benefit from a new partnership between the leading shared-mobility technology provider, Vulog, and the global kick-scooter manufacturer, Segway.
During its keynote, ‘Connecting the Mobility World with 5G’, the 5G
Automotive Association (5GAA) gathered experts from the automotive,
technology and telecom industries to explain how the deployment of
‘Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything’ (C-V2X) communication technology on the
path to 5G is shaping the mobility of the future.
Keysight Technologies, Inc., a company that helps enterprises, service
providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure
the world, announced a new alliance with Nordsys GmbH to combine the two
companies cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) and testing
The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG has decided to manufacture the next
generation of the Macan as a fully electric series. This will be the
first all-electric compact SUV from Porsche, and is due to roll off the
assembly line at the start of the next decade.