China based EV maker, Lixiang Automotive (formerly CHJ Automotive), has raised a fresh funding amounting to $530 million as a part of its Series C funding. This news was announced by Plum Ventures, one of its early investors.
At this year’s IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand will celebrate two world premieres. In addition to the full-electric ID.3, the brand will present its new logo and its new brand design to the public under the motto of “New Volkswagen”.
To strengthen their market position, Blue World Technologies has acquired 15% of Danish Power Systems, a highly recognised developer and manufacturer of MEA-technology. The MEA (membrane electrode assembly) is one of the core components in the fuel cell stack, and with a focus on high-efficiency Blue World Technologies is going to utilise the proven technology of Danish Power Systems for their methanol fuel cell systems.
Pony.ai and Toyota are teaming up on an autonomous driving pilot to accelerate the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Together, the companies will explore a variety of possibilities to provide safe mobility services for all.
Continental will be showcasing technologies for the safe, clean and connected mobility of the future at the IAA 2019. “Mobility is the Heartbeat of Life” is the technology company’s slogan for this year’s trade fair.
Statkraft has acquired the entire shareholding of electric vehicle (EV) charging company E-Wald GmbH. The acquisition further strengthens Statkraft’s position in the German and European EV charging market after it became a majority shareholder in eeMobility in Germany last year.
Waymo vehicles have collected over 10 million autonomous miles in 25
cities; this rich and diverse set of real world experiences has helped
engineers and researchers develop Waymo’s self-driving technology and
innovative models and algorithms. This data is a critical ingredient for
To help free people from their cars, Rad Power Bikes has introduced its
lowest priced model yet – the RadRunner electric utility bike. It’s
packed with useful features that make it part two-seater moped, part
electric cargo bike all for $1,299.
BYD made a successful debut at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach,
California, showcasing its innovative battery electric Luxury SUV Tang
and hosting a panel discussion on the future of urban transportation.
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), an open source project developing a shared
software platform for in-vehicle technology, announced a new working
group focused on Instrument Cluster solutions, as well as the latest
code release of the AGL platform, the UCB 8.0.
Volvo has extended its S60 range – the third generation of the firm’s
premium mid-size saloon – to incorporate further powertrain choices and
equipment grades, including an all-wheel-drive petrol-electric hybrid
and a trim level that focuses on luxury and craftsmanship.