Microsoft Corp. and Grab, the leading on-demand transportation, mobile payments and online-to-offline services platform in Southeast Asia, announced a strategic partnership that will transform the delivery of digital services and mobility in the region by leveraging Microsoftâ€™s world-class expertise in machine learning and other artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.
Bosch launched a new sharing service for electric vans together with toom, a subsidiary of the German retail group Rewe, the company will be testing the service at hardware stores, which is precisely where there is a demand for vans with sufficient space to carry heavy and bulky purchases.
Hyundai Cradle, Hyundai Motor Companyâ€™s corporate venturing and open innovation business, announced that it is investing in Perceptive Automata to develop artificial intelligence software for self-driving cars and automated systems.
Metawave Corporation announced the first ever industry demonstration of advanced radar that is able to detect automobiles and their speed at 300 metres, and pedestrians and bicycles as far as 180 metres.
Duke Energy is installing up to 530 electric vehicle, or EV, charging stations within its Florida service area that will provide the necessary infrastructure network to promote and support the benefits of clean electric transportation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) released new Federal guidance for automated vehicles, advancing its commitment to supporting the safe integration of automation into the broad multimodal surface transportation system.
Siemens Mobility, Inc. announced that it has received OmniAir Certification for its Sitraffic ESCoS roadside unit (RSU), the first roadside unit to receive OmniAirâ€™s commercial, connected vehicle certification.
Honda held a demonstration of its â€œSmart Intersectionâ€ technology for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication designed to reduce traffic collisions at roadway intersections, one of the first such deployments of V2X technology in a real-world setting.
SOS LAB, a LiDAR development company focusing on innovative scanning solutions for autonomous vehicles, recently announced the completion of their Series A funding, securing over $6M from several major investment firms in South Korea.
With cell capacity increased to 120 ampere hours (Ah) and a gross energy content of 42.2 kilowatt hours (kWh), a new generation of high-voltage batteries enables the BMW i3 (120 Ah) and the BMW i3s (120 Ah) to achieve a significantly further enhanced range as of November 2018.
Electrify America announced its next $200 million investment in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure as well as education and awareness in California which is outlined in its Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan submitted to the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
NXP Semiconductors N.V. an automotive radar manufacturer, has expanded its radar ecosystem with an automotive radar solution that combines its S32R processors, RF Transceiver and Antenna design on a new reference platform.
Toyota Motor Corporation and SoftBank Corp. have agreed to form a strategic partnership to facilitate the creation of new mobility services, and plan to establish a joint venture company, Monet Technologies Corporation, before the end of the 2018 fiscal year (April 2019).