Fastned, a company that is rolling out a network of fast charging stations throughout Europe, has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and Newcastle University to realise two fast charging stations in the city centres of Newcastle and Sunderland.
Owners of certain Kias can now control a number of vehicle functions â€”such as start and stop the engine and heat or cool their cars, depending on model and model yearâ€”using simple voice commands from the comfort of their home.
EVgo, a network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, announced an agreement with Maven, General Motorsâ€™ car sharing brand, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers.
The BMW Group today celebrated the official opening of its autonomous driving campus in UnterschleiÃŸheim. Klaus FrÃ¶hlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Development and Research, and Bavarian state premier Markus SÃ¶der were present for the inauguration of a forward-looking development facility that showcases the BMW Groupâ€™s transformation into a tech company.
Using what is to date unique technology, the Volkswagen Group is currently testing autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport: based on a car park map the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles navigate their way to a parking space on their own.
Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center, Inc., (HATCI) and Mojo Mobility, Inc., a wireless power technology company, have been awarded a funding grant from the U.S. Department of Energyâ€™s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies (VT) program to research and develop a system capable of fast charging an electric vehicle wirelessly.
Greenlots, a global provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and grid management software, announced it was selected to provide its cloud-based network services for Thailandâ€™s leading state-owned utility, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT).