Škoda is entering the era of electromobility by launching its new iV
sub‑brand. Škoda iV covers both the development of the brand’s own
family of electrified products as well as a special ecosystem for
The Superb iV, Škoda’s first production model to be fitted with plug‑in
hybrid drive, will be powered by a 1.4 TSI petrol engine and an electric
motor delivering a combined power output of 160 kW (218 PS).
Drivers in the UK can now charge their electric cars in less than 20
minutes with renewable energy, thanks to Ionity’s 350kW charge network.
Ionity is a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen
Group with Audi and Porsche, that aims to increase the feasibility of
EVs by establishing convenient High-Power Charging (HPC) sites across
Vulog, the global leader in shared mobility technology, and Groupe
Renault, Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced
a collaboration to manufacture car-sharing ready vehicles, starting
General Motors President Mark Reuss debuted the company’s all-new
electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs,
active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution
of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.
Levels 3 and 4 of automated driving, a 48-volt drive system and a
platform developed exclusively for e-vehicles – Volkswagen will be
showcasing its progress toward integrated, CO2-neutral mobility at the
40th International Vienna Motor Symposium.
EVgo, the nation’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging
network, is working with Chevron to bring EV fast charging to select
Chevron company-owned and operated gas stations in California.
General Motors Canada and Unifor announced that they have reached a
“Transformation Agreement” that will transition the GM Oshawa Assembly
operations to parts manufacturing and advanced vehicle testing.
PEGASUS (Project for establishing generally acccepted good quality
criteria, tools, methods, scenarios and situations for the approval of
highly automated driving functions) is a research project subsidised by
the Federal Ministry of Trade and Energy (BMWi).
In line with the Group’s development strategy in the Services &
Solutions business and leveraging the experience it has gained following
the Sascar and NexTraq acquisitions in America, Michelin announced that
it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of
Masternaut, one of the largest European telematics providers.
Pointer Telocation Ltd., a leading provider of telematic services and
technology solutions for Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management and
Internet of Vehicles, announced that it has received a large fleet
management contract in Brazil valued at up to $6.5 million over five