BYD has recently delivered eight pure-electric, 12-metre eBuses to the
Coimbra Municipal Transportation Service (SMTUC) in Portugal, marking
the first time that BYD has entered the Portuguese bus market. The
delivery also signifies a significant step in Portugal’s move to a more
sustainable future transport policy.
O2 and the European Space Agency will be supporting ‘Project Darwin’, an
ambitious four year trial programme designed to pave the way for next
generation connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles
Following its acquisition of ebikemotion Technologies SL (now Mahle
Ebikemotion S.L.U.) last year, Mahle is continuously expanding its range
of drive motors, electronic control units, batteries, and interactive
Fully charged as it accelerates along its Future Highway 2025, the BMW
Group is adjusting frequency to up the tempo of its electromobility
expansion programme. The company will now achieve the total of 25
electrified models previously announced for 2025 two years earlier, in
SoundHound Inc., the leading innovator in voice-enabled AI and
conversational intelligence technologies, has announced a partnership
with Hyundai Motor Group to bring the first voice-enabled,
smart-connected SUV to the Indian market.
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.