In a coordinated effort to accommodate the ever-increasing demand for
the transportation of goods while also reducing its impact on society,
Volvo Group collaborated closely with several key California
stakeholders to demonstrate Eco-Drive technology as part of its
involvement in the Zero Emission Drayage Truck Demonstration Project.
Volkswagen presented the ID. BUGGY at the Geneva International Motor Show. The ID. BUGGY is a zero-emissions high-tech vehicle for summer, on the beach or in the city, based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB).
Porsche and the Munich-based mobility and FinTech company Cluno are launching “Porsche inFlow”, an offering that allows exclusive and flexible vehicle use in Germany for a monthly package fee. The sports car manufacturer is therefore further extending its portfolio of innovative mobility concepts.
Tesla unveiled V3 Supercharging, the next step in the growth of Tesla’s Supercharger network. V3, born from the company’s experience building the world’s largest grid-connected batteries, enables Tesla vehicles to charge faster than any other electric vehicle on the market today.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) announced a
recommendation to select The Boring Company (TBC) to design, construct
and operate a people mover for the Las Vegas Convention Centre via a
loop of underground express-route tunnels that could carry passengers in
autonomous electric vehicles at high speeds.
German automaker, Audi, provided the first look of the Q4 e-tron
concept, a compact four-door all-electric SUV with an exterior length of
4.59 metres whose relation to the Audi e-tron is apparent at first
The Škoda Vision iV is a fully electric four-door crossover-coupé, the
brand’s first car built on the Volkswagen Group’s modular platform for
electric vehicles (MEB). The production car evolving from this study
will be made in 2020.
Blink Charging Co., a leading owner, operator and provider of electric
vehicle (EV) charging station products and networked EV charging
services, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with
InterEnergy Systems, the technology focussed wholly owned subsidiary of
InterEnergy Group, a leading owner and operator of power generation and
distribution assets in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Harman , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.,
focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and
enterprise markets, announced a new product – Smart Delta for Maps for
Silicon Valley-based GenZe is boosting the electric bike fleet category
by introducing the GenZe Fleet e-Bike – the only electric bicycle
designed and assembled in the US that is purpose-built for fleet use and
features IoT technology designed to help independent operators easily
launch and maintain a rental, corporate or shared e-Bike fleet.
TomTom, the leading independent location technology specialist,
announced that it will supply connected navigation solutions to Fiat
Chrysler Automobiles’ line of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV),
the Jeep Renegade and Compass.
HyreCar Inc., the carsharing marketplace for ridesharing, has launched
the HyreCar mobile application for both Apple iOS and Android devices to
expedite the new driver onboarding and verification process.
Iteris, Inc. announced that it has been selected by the Metropolitan
Transportation Commission (MTC) to enhance and upgrade the intelligent
transportation systems (ITS) across five cities in the San Francisco Bay
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.