BlackBerry Limited announced that its QNX software is now embedded in
more than 150 million cars on the road today. This is an increase of 30
million cars since the company reported its automotive footprint in
FCA is continuing to advance its in-vehicle technology, announcing the
launch of Uconnect Market, a new in-vehicle commerce platform that gives
customers the opportunity to conveniently order food, find the nearest
gas station, save money on fuel purchases and make dinner reservations,
all from the comfort of their vehicles.
Rolec EV, one of the UK’s leading EV charge point manufacturers, has
confirmed that it has been appointed by DPD to design and provide a
Smart electric vehicle charging network across over 60 of its sites
nationwide. DPD, the UK’s leading parcel delivery brand, has announced
that it is planning to add over 550 EVs to its fleet by 2021, and as a
result is aiming to install in excess of 600 EV charging points across
the UK to coincide with the arrival of this new fleet.
Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor
technology, announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit
(NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its artificial
intelligence (AI) solutions.
With the automotive industry facing a technological revolution, this
year’s Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) International
Automotive Summit will focus on how the key areas of transformation are
affecting the industry.
Teraki, a supplier of Intelligent Edge Processing for the automotive
industry, is building embedded software for highly efficient and
accurate data pre-processing. The AI-based solution enables car makers
to quickly process vast amounts of sensor data within cars in a highly
Free2move, Groupe PSA’s mobility brand, has launched Car On Demand, a
service providing access to a car without long-term commitment. Through
this innovative new offering, Free2Move continues to offer customised,
flexible solutions tailored to the needs of its customers.
Zenuity, the autonomous and assisted driving software company, has
announced that it is a preferred supplier to Zhejiang Geely Holdings
(ZGH), one of the world’s fastest growing global car makers with total
group sales last year of 2.15 million vehicles.
Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp., a designer and manufacturer of
electric vehicles, announced the appointment of automotive and advanced
propulsion systems expert, Paul Rivera, as the company’s new Chief
Ficosa, leading global provider dedicated to research, development,
production and marketing of vision, safety, communication and efficiency
systems for the automotive and mobility sectors, has become the first
global manufacturer to receive European RED certification for its CarCom
platform with Cellular-V2X technology.
EVgo announced a massive expansion of roaming access to public chargers
for EVgo customers across the US as a result of executing bilateral
interoperability agreements with two network providers: ChargePoint and
Groupe Renault, Nissan Motor Co., and Waymo, leaders in their respective
fields, have entered into an exclusive agreement for an initial period
to explore all aspects of driverless mobility services for passengers
and deliveries in France and Japan.
Greenlots, a Shell New Energies subsidiary and leader in electric
vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions, shared details of
its work with Portland General Electric (PGE) to support the expansion
of the utility’s Electric Avenue initiative.