Society is increasingly seeking to build a safer, more comfortable
automotive society through advancing automated driving and reducing
traffic accidents. To achieve this goal, Panasonic has developed a
driverless automated valet parking system and an AR-HUD (Augmented
Reality Head-Up Display).
XL, the leader in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and
municipal fleets, made two significant announcements designed to
capitalise on the company’s current momentum and position the business
for rapid, sustainable growth in 2020 and beyond.
The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) is working with BMW,
Ford, GM, Groupe Renault, Honda, and other major automakers to develop a
multi-stakeholder Proof of Concept (PoC) for a blockchain-based Vehicle
The UK’s leading producer of electric buses, the BYD ADL partnership,
has delivered more 100% emissions-free single deck electric buses to
Transport for London (TfL) operator Go-Ahead London. 22 BYD ADL
Enviro200EV models are now in service on route 214 between Highgate,
Camden Town, King’s Cross and the City.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), Hydrogen
Europe and the International Road Transport Union (IRU) have jointly
called on European policy makers to ramp up investments in EU-wide
hydrogen refuelling infrastructure for fuel cell electric vehicles.
Congressman Paul D. Tonko, County Executive Dan McCoy and Albany Mayor
Kathy Sheehan joined Electrify America to celebrate the completion of a
new charging station in Albany, N.Y., marking its sixth charging station
to open along the New York State Thruway in just 10 months.
Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) and Volkswagen
Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO), one of the largest producers of trucks and
buses in Latin America, have concluded a long-term strategic cooperation
Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for the electricity
distribution network that powers the North East, Yorkshire and northern
Lincolnshire, has partnered with British energy storage SMEs Hyperdrive
Innovation and Offgrid Energy to run a trial which could revolutionise
temporary power restoration in the UK.