Full production of the e‑Crafter has now begun at the Volkswagen
Commercial Vehicles plant in Września. After nearly two years of shared
production with the brand’s main plant in Hannover, the plant in Poland
is thus now taking over production of all versions of the Crafter.
Rimac Automobili has appointed former Aston Martin Chief Engineer, VP of
Engineering at Tesla and lead at Apple’s Special Projects Group, Chris
Porritt, to the role of Chief Technology Officer. Chris will report
directly to founder and CEO, Mate Rimac, with focus on future Rimac
The New Renault ZOE is set to introduce even more drivers to the
benefits of electric vehicles following Onto, the innovative
subscription based EV service, ordering 1,100 to add to its
Having helped to deliver the UK’s longest and most complex self-driving
car journey to date, HORIBA MIRA has revealed that the government-backed
HumanDrive project enabled the automotive engineering firm to
demonstrate the benefits scenario-based testing processes can provide in
validating autonomous vehicles.
JuiceBar, a manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations
known for their sleek design and cutting-edge technology, announced that
it has launched an innovative line of chargers that deliver the safest
and fastest electric vehicle charging experience and which do not
require network servicing agreements.
The two companies are carrying out the world’s first Dual-Mode
/Dual-Active V2X deployment, in which Autotalks’ chipsets are installed
in roadside units such as traffic lights in Georgia, Texas and Hawaii
Xpeng Motors, a leading smart electric vehicle company in China,
announced the signing of its Series C+ financing of around $500 million
with a group of investors including Aspex, Coatue, Hillhouse Capital and
Sequoia Capital China.
In the scope of their follow-up projects to current serial orders, two
major European vehicle manufacturers have once again decided to work
with Continental to supply innovative telematics and antenna solutions.
On July 12, BYD announced the official launch of its Han EV series, the
brand’s long-awaited flagship offering for the global mid-to-large
luxury sedan market, including three pure electric models and one hybrid