Reinforcing its commitment to national energy security and emission
goals, Maruti Suzuki India Limited announced an aggressive plan to sell
one million green cars over the next few years under its ‘Mission Green
Million’. To attain this goal, the company will offer a bouquet of options for customers comprising CNG, hybrids and electric cars.
MG (Morris Garages) India delivered the first ZS EV to state-owned EESL
(Energy Efficiency Services Ltd.). The vehicle will be used by key
government officials to further the cause of reducing pollution by
putting more EVs on the road by 2030.
Škoda is stoking anticipation of the all-new Škoda Octavia RS iV. The
Czech manufacturer has released three official exterior design sketches
showing the sporty range-topper for the fourth Octavia generation, which
will have its world premiere on 3 March at the Geneva Motor Show.
Tritium, a world leader in electric vehicle (EV) DC fast charging
solutions, has taken the next step in its growth phase with the
appointment of electric vehicle sector veteran Mike Calise to the role
of President of the Americas.
GreenMobility, a leading electric vehicle (EV) sharing provider,
announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent with ÖAMTC – The
Austrian Automobile and Touring Club – to cooperate on shared mobility
Lexus is hosting two European EV premieres at the 2020 Geneva Motor
Show, including soon-to-be-launched new vehicle and a concept study
expressing its design and technology vision for a future electrified
In today’s automobiles, the wheels and their aerodynamic flow influence
the overall vehicle efficiency by up to 30%. That is why a further
developed technology of the BMW Aerodynamic Wheel is making its debut
together with the BMW iX3, whose market launch is planned for 2020.
Demonstrating the UK’s urgent action to reduce emissions, the Government
plans to bring forward an end to the sale of new petrol and diesel cars
and vans to 2035, or earlier if a faster transition is feasible,
subject to consultation, as well as including hybrids for the first
These patents relate to a new type of electrolyte to be used in
solid-state lithium batteries, which Hydro-Québec’s team of researchers
will integrate into a battery with the goal of bringing it to the
New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the
world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, celebrated Orange
County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) unveiling of ten new
zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2 heavy-duty
transit buses in Santa Ana, California.
DEKRA, a global expert in testing, inspection and certification, and
Telefónica, together with the Regional Government of Andalusia and
Malaga City Council, unveiled the most advanced R&D laboratory in
southern Europe for the development of connected driving in Malaga’s
Andalusia Technology Park, with all the infrastructure needed to test 5G
solutions and V2X (vehicle to everything) technologies, which also
includes the participation of SEAT.
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced Mathew Rekow as its new Chief Technology
Officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan, who
was recently named Velodyne’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).