PEGASUS (Project for establishing generally acccepted good quality
criteria, tools, methods, scenarios and situations for the approval of
highly automated driving functions) is a research project subsidised by
the Federal Ministry of Trade and Energy (BMWi).
In line with the Group’s development strategy in the Services &
Solutions business and leveraging the experience it has gained following
the Sascar and NexTraq acquisitions in America, Michelin announced that
it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of
Masternaut, one of the largest European telematics providers.
Pointer Telocation Ltd., a leading provider of telematic services and
technology solutions for Fleet Management, Mobile Asset Management and
Internet of Vehicles, announced that it has received a large fleet
management contract in Brazil valued at up to $6.5 million over five
Greenlots, a Shell New Energies subsidiary, announced that it is working
with Columbus Yellow Cab (Yellow Cab) to install public DC fast
charging (DCFC) stations at Yellow Cab’s depot facility and along
several heavily trafficked routes throughout central Ohio.
Boosted, a leading light electric vehicle company providing fast and
simple transportation for everyone, announced the introduction of its
first electric scooter: Boosted Rev, available now for preorder.
Volta, the industry leader in developing innovative and highly-used
electric vehicle charging networks, revealed a dramatic new visual
direction with the debut of a completely reimagined charging station to
go with its revolutionary business model.
e.GO Mobile AG started delivering the electric car e.GO Life from its
production site in Aachen. Armin Laschet, Prime Minister of North
Rhine-Westphalia, Mayor of the City of Aachen Marcel Philipp and the
Rector of RWTH Aachen University Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger.
As part of its ongoing effort to reduce CO2 emissions from its vehicles
and operations, Honda is conducting research with Ohio-based electric
utility American Electric Power to develop a network of used electric
vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP’s electricity
Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for
automotive, industrial, security, and mapping applications, announced a
partnership with Dataspeed Inc., an industry leading autonomous vehicle
(AV) solution provider, to bring Cepton’s high resolution, long-range
and compact LiDAR solutions to AV developers.
AEye, a world leader in artificial perception systems and the developer
of iDAR, announced a strategic investment from Japanese components and
systems manufacturer Aisin through their corporate venture capital fund
managed by Pegasus Tech Ventures.
Ridecell Inc., the leading platform for shared and autonomous mobility
operators, announced that an enhanced version of its mobility platform
designed for the unique requirements of EV fleets is now powering a
major expansion of GIG Car Share, the free-floating car sharing service
powered by AAA Northern California.