Location technology specialist, TomTom, released the results of the
TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 416
cities in 57 countries. Bengaluru takes the top spot this year with
drivers in the southern Indian city expecting to spend an average of 71%
extra travel time stuck in traffic.
Aria Systems, the leader in helping enterprises grow subscription- and
usage-based revenue, announced that Subaru of America, Inc., has
extended its partnership with the company with plans to broaden its use
of Aria’s cloud billing and monetisation platform to power ‘Subaru
Starlink’, the Subaru in-vehicle connectivity platform, in additional
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has developed new
miniaturisation and energy-efficient technologies for electric vehicle
(EV) power conditioners, which will greatly facilitate the domestic use
of the electricity stored in EV batteries.
BYD (Build Your Dreams) announced the delivery of its first two
zero-emission, battery-electric buses to the Toronto Transit Commission
(TTC), the largest transit operator in Canada and the third largest
transit operator in North America.
Škoda Connect can now also be used via Google Home and enables data
and information about a Škoda vehicle to be queried in English. The
Czech brand has also expanded the functions of Škoda Connect Alexa
Johnson Matthey, the global leader in sustainable technologies and
battery cathode materials innovator, has joined 41 other global
organisations in the Global Battery Alliance in agreeing the principles
to help establish a sustainable battery value chain.
The pricing and specification has been announced for the
highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz eVito, which offers 85 (70) kW of
power, 300 Nm of torque, a 92-mile average range and a six hour charging
time, based on three-phase charging.
West Midlands-based Bevan Group announced the signing of a landmark
partnership agreement with conversion specialist Voltia, under which it
has been awarded a licence to assemble and market the zero-emission
Nissan-based vehicle in Great Britain and Ireland.