ChargePoint, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network, announced that it has secured $240 million in Series H funding, the largest in its history. The investors reflect a diverse set of participants, from early market to institutional investors across the energy, financial, venture capital, oil and gas, utility, manufacturing, technology and automotive sectors.
SF Motors, a global electric vehicle company founded in California in 2016, announced that it has received patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office with Patent No. 10,106,153 on October 23, 2018 covering the design and methodology for fully autonomous parking.
Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, has released information about the first of its Electric Adventure Vehicles the R1T, an all-electric, 5-passenger pickup. The automaker will introduce its fully electric SUV, the R1S along with the R1T to the public on Nov. 27, at AutoMobility LA.
Curtiss Motorcycles, in collaboration with the equity crowdfunding portal Wefunder, announced the opening of its equity raise, priced at $0.20 per share. Investment is open to the public with a minimum investment of $1,000, equating to 5,000 shares of common stock in the company.
Didi Chuxing, the world’s leading mobile transportation platform, officially launched its DiDi Labs in Toronto, Canada. This marks the second major research facility founded by DiDi in North America, following the establishment of DiDi Labs in Mountain View, California, in March 2017.
Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs), announced the first wave of live sites and vehicle deployments under the Electrify America Green City initiative in Sacramento called Sac-to-Zero.
Apex.AI, a company developing self-driving technologies, recently announced that they have secured $15.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Canaan. with participation from their seed investor Lightspeed.
The German mobility provider Sono Motors announced that it was entering into a cooperation with Continental’s Powertrain division to build the electric drive unit (EDU) for the Sion, the first series produced e-vehicle with integrated solar cells.
Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd., a bus and coach supplier, has reached agreements to deliver 100 full electric buses to Chile. Having sent more than 20,000 vehicles to Latin America over the past 15 years, Yutong has become the leading Chinese bus supplier on the continent.
The Volkswagen Group is investing in the German digital specialist diconium and acquiring 49% of the shares in the company. With this participation, the Volkswagen Group will be securing further know-how and strengthening its digital business capabilities.
Autotalks, a company providing V2X (Vehicle to Everything) communication solutions, is expanding its operations to China in order to bring its disruptive global V2X offering to the Chinese intelligent and connected vehicle industry.
XPENG Motors announced that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with NVIDIA, the world’s leader in AI computing, and its China partner Desay SV to jointly develop Level 3 autonomous driving technology tailored for the driving environment in China.
SAIC Motor Corporation Limited signed an agreement with China Mobile Communications Corporation to jointly explore future studies and applications of multiple areas such as a 5G communications network, internet-based smart vehicles, an intelligent transportation system (ITS), an in-vehicle entertainment system, overseas resource coordination and the industrial internet.
Penta Security Systems Inc., a provider of web, IoT, and data security solutions and services, is paving the way for reliable electric vehicle charging by adding an electric vehicle charging security solution, AutoCrypt V2G, to the world’s first comprehensive suite of security for intelligent transport systems, AutoCrypt.
Endesa announced a plan to install over 108,000 public and private charging points for electric vehicles in Spain, to be carried out via Endesa X, the new line of business offering added-value services and innovative technological solutions in the energy field.
Hyundai Motor Company has announced a partnership with Brown University, coinciding with the launch of the ‘Hyundai Visionary Challenge’, which is part of its open innovation roadmap to lead the future mobility market and secure related capabilities in diverse industries.