BMW Group customers can now ensure their vehicle software in all BMW’s
with Operating System 7.0 is updated at all times with Remote Software
Upgrade. Available with immediate effect, this feature keeps the vehicle
fresh and is as easy as updating a smartphone.
Enel X, Nissan and RSE have launched the first testing programme in
Italy for the development and demonstration of vehicle-to-grid (V2G)
technology, which enables electric vehicles (EV) to store and deliver
electricity to help stabilise the electricity grid.
Blickfeld, a leading provider of solid-state LiDAR technology, and Koito
Manufacturing, the leading global Tier 1 supplier of exterior
automotive lighting, announced that they will explore technologies to
develop a LiDAR sensor that can be fully integrated into a headlight.
To help address the issue of overburdened postal services, Ford is
teaming up with Agility Robotics to explore a brand-new frontier in the
world of autonomy — and a new way of thinking about how deliveries are
STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers
across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced that it has
joined the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), a cross-industry
organisation advancing global technologies for smartphone-to-car
BMW Lifestyle will be expanding its compact city scooter range for young and old from September 2019. The launch of the pioneering BMW E-Scooter sees the BMW Group building on its successful cooperation with Micro Mobility Systems AG with another compelling demonstration of innovative technology and high-quality design at work.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered another locally emission-free and quiet eActros to a customer. International logistics provider Dachser has integrated the fully-electric 18-tonne truck into its fleet, where the truck will be tested in regular operations in and around Stuttgart.
moovel (becoming Reach Now), the leading provider of mobile ticketing solutions in North America, announced that it has acquired Validated, a technology platform that allows businesses, universities, retailers and restaurants to subsidise transportation for customers and employees and helps drive retail traffic to brick-and-mortar stores by offering ride subsidies to users of shared mobility services.
Škoda is entering the era of electromobility by launching its new iV
sub‑brand. Škoda iV covers both the development of the brand’s own
family of electrified products as well as a special ecosystem for
The Superb iV, Škoda’s first production model to be fitted with plug‑in
hybrid drive, will be powered by a 1.4 TSI petrol engine and an electric
motor delivering a combined power output of 160 kW (218 PS).
Drivers in the UK can now charge their electric cars in less than 20
minutes with renewable energy, thanks to Ionity’s 350kW charge network.
Ionity is a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen
Group with Audi and Porsche, that aims to increase the feasibility of
EVs by establishing convenient High-Power Charging (HPC) sites across
Vulog, the global leader in shared mobility technology, and Groupe
Renault, Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced
a collaboration to manufacture car-sharing ready vehicles, starting
General Motors President Mark Reuss debuted the company’s all-new
electronic platform necessary for its next-generation of vehicles, EVs,
active safety, infotainment and connectivity features, and the evolution
of the Super Cruise driver assistance feature.
Levels 3 and 4 of automated driving, a 48-volt drive system and a
platform developed exclusively for e-vehicles – Volkswagen will be
showcasing its progress toward integrated, CO2-neutral mobility at the
40th International Vienna Motor Symposium.