Toyota announced that it will supply up to 20 specially-designed “Tokyo
2020 Version” e-Palette vehicles to support athlete mobility at the
Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, where it will provide
automated, loop-line transportation in the Olympic and Paralympic
villages for athletes and related staff.
StradVision, an industry pioneer in vision processing technology for
autonomous vehicles, has announced a partnership with a leading global
Tier 1 supplier to develop custom camera technology for autonomous
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) announced that its Digital Key
Release 2.0 specification, which leverages Near Field Communication
(NFC) technology to enable compatible mobile devices such as smartphones
to securely access vehicles, is planned for completion by the end of
Plus.ai, a leading provider of self-driving trucking technology,
announced a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation
(MnDOT), marking the agency’s first partnership with an autonomous
trucking company to test on MnDOT’s MnROAD cold-weather pavement testing
Iberdrola and Mercedes Benz are strengthening their commitment to the
electrification of transport following the signing of a strategic
agreement that will allow both companies to continue to drive forward
the roll out of electrical mobility in Spain, break entry barriers and
promote “zero emissions” transport, by facilitating the move to electric
DENSO Corporation will exhibit at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show, taking
place Oct. 24-Nov. 4, 2019, in Tokyo Big Sight. Koji Arima, President
and CEO of DENSO Corporation, will kick off the company’s participation
in the show with a press conference.
The sixth generation of the Opel Corsa is now rolling off the production
line at the Spanish Groupe PSA plant in Zaragoza: King Felipe VI of
Spain, Groupe PSA Chairman of the Managing Board Carlos Tavares and Opel
CEO Michael Lohscheller kicked off serial production of the Opel
bestseller at a ceremony with employees and invited guests.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. and eIQ Mobility, Inc. announced that they
have entered into a strategic alliance to provide turnkey electric
vehicle fleet as a service (eFaaS) solutions to clients across North
America and Europe.
AKASOL will be presenting three innovations from its portfolio of safe
and high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for all-electric and
hybrid city, intercity buses and coaches at Busworld 2019 in Brussels.
Peugeot has opened reservations for four new plug-in hybrid models; the
3008 SUV HYBRID, 3008 SUV GT HYBRID4, all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW
HYBRID, with customers able to place their reservations online with a
£500 ($610) deposit.
Until now drivers of electric vehicles have needed an RFID card or
smartphone to gain access to a public charging station. EV charging
platform provider Virta, charge point provider Efacec, the Departmental
Energy association of Yonne (SDEY) and Hubject have started a
co-operation to offer Plug&Charge that relies on the ISO 15118
standard for communication between electric vehicles and the grid using
Cubic Telecom, a leading connectivity management software provider to
the global automotive and IoT industries, announced that it has doubled
the number of countries in Europe where it provides in-car Wi-Fi
DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle startup, announced it
has raised $50 million in its pre-Series A funding round to expand the
global presence of the company’s autonomous driving solutions.