Nuance Communications, Inc. announced the opening of its first European mobility user experience (UX) lab, the Design, Research, Innovation and Vehicle Experience (DRIVE) Lab, located in Saarbrücken, Germany at DFKI, one of the world’s largest AI research centres.
Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, announced that its San Francisco Premium Outlets is California’s first location for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems featuring blindingly fast recharging speeds up to 350 kilowatts (kW) from Electrify America.
Karamba Security, a provider of end-to-end automotive cybersecurity prevention solutions, announced that Ficosa, a global provider for the automotive and mobility sectors, is partnering with Karamba Security to harden its Telematics Control Unit (TCU) and keep vehicles protected from cyberattacks when communicating with the internet.
Marston’s Inns and Taverns, the UK’s leading independent and pub retailing business, unveiled a partnership with rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging network Engenie to become the UK’s first pub company to roll out rapid chargers across sites nationwide.
Bosch has combined connectivity units and telematics units, which, individually, are only capable of a single transmission technology, to create an all-in-one central control unit for V2X data communication.
Wind River, a company delivering IoT software for safety-critical domains including automotive, and Renesas Electronics Corporation are expanding their collaboration for connected, advanced driver assist systems, and autonomous driving programs, including plans to pre-validate Wind River software with the latest Renesas R-Car systems-on-chip (SoCs).
Netradyne, a company providing Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology focusing on driver and fleet safety, announced a global partnership with Hyundai MNSOFT, a Hyundai Motor Group subsidiary specialising in location-based services (LBS), cloud-based connected navigation software and future high definition (HD) maps for autonomous vehicles.
EVgo, a public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network, announced a multi-year contract with Hyundai and Kia that will provide the auto manufacturers’ North American EV drivers with on-board, real-time access and availability to more than 1,000 EVgo fast charging stations.
Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd., a developer of automotive vision systems, announced that it has successfully delivered and installed its first QuadSight prototype system for evaluation by a leading European manufacturer of commercial vehicles.
From 2019 until the end of 2023, Audi AG plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion ($15.96 billion) in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving. This includes investments in property, plant and equipment as well as research and development expenditure.
Ouster, a manufacturer of high-resolution lidar sensors, announced a partnership with data labelling companies Playment and Scale.AI to rapidly accelerate the implementation of deep learning models in self-driving vehicles and other real-time robotics by solving their biggest bottleneck: accurate, multi-layer labeled training data.
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced that Mobileye, an Intel company, has chosen AWS as its preferred public cloud provider for its autonomous vehicle business. Mobileye is running core workloads on AWS for greater speed, agility, and compute power.
Volkswagen has been testing the newly developed R33 BlueDiesel fuel at its in-house filling station in Wolfsburg since January 2018. The innovative fuel enables CO2 savings of at least 20% compared to conventional diesel thanks to the use of biofuels.
SafeRide Technologies, provider of industry-leading multi-layer cybersecurity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles, announced that it has joined the GENIVI Alliance, a non-profit alliance focused on delivering open source, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and connected vehicle software.
Kia Motors America (KMA) introduced the 2020 Soul, a completely new version of Kia’s unconventional compact utility vehicle. In conjunction with that world-debut, the all-electric, battery-powered Soul EV was also unveiled.
Bosch has developed a sensor that allows automated vehicles to precisely determine their position: the vehicle motion and position sensor. This new sensor includes a high-performance receiver unit for global navigation satellite system (GNSS) signals, which an automated vehicle needs to determine its absolute position.
Volvo Cars Silicon Valley Tech Centre has opened the doors to its new, state-of-the-art facility in downtown Sunnyvale. The move, which almost triples the physical presence of the Silicon Valley Tech Centre, grows the Swedish automaker’s initial foray into Silicon Valley established in September 2016.
Volkswagen and Tesco announced the development of the largest UK retail electric vehicle (EV) charging network, powered by Pod Point. The world’s largest vehicle manufacturer and the UK’s largest fuel retailer will roll out more than 2,400 EV charging bays across 600 Tesco stores within the next three years.