HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services,
announced a partnership with SoundHound Inc., an innovator in
voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, to add a
voice-first navigation experience to SoundHound Inc.’s Houndify voice AI
Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus &
Coach S.A., a leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturer and
Ballard partner headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, for 12 FCmove-HD
fuel cell modules to power 12 buses to be deployed with SASA Bolzano,
the public transport operator in Bolzano, Italy under the Joint
Initiative For Hydrogen Vehicles Across Europe (“JIVE”) funding
Forsee Power, a French specialist in smart battery systems for urban
mobility, is gaining traction in the UK market via CaetanoBus, a
manufacturer selected by operator Abellio to equip two electric bus
routes in London. A total of 34 buses will be delivered from the first
quarter of 2020.
Virgin Hyperloop One announced a development partnership with the Saudi
Arabia’s Economic City Authority (ECA) to conduct a study to build the
world’s longest test and certification hyperloop track, as well as a
research and development centre and hyperloop manufacturing facility
north of Jeddah.
GreenMobility will launch their all-electric city car concept in the UK.
Together withFranklin Cars Ltd., the company will be introducing the
service to the three major “Powerhouses of the North”, Liverpool, Leeds
As Toyota Motor Europe (TME)’s hybrid vehicle sales continue to rise as a
percentage of total sales in the European region, reaching 52% in H1
2019, the company continues its efforts to localise production of hybrid
engine components in Europe.
As the Trump administration prepares to roll back emission standards for
light-duty cars and trucks, a consortium of automakers and California
have agreed on a voluntary framework to reduce emissions that can serve
as an alternative path forward for clean vehicle standards nationwide.
Tesla’s Gigafactory Shanghai continues to take shape, and in Q2 the
automaker started to move machinery into the facility for the first
phase of production there. This will be a simplified, more
cost-effective version of the Model 3 line with capacity of 150,000
units per year, the second generation of the Model 3 production process.
Cubic Telecom, a leading connectivity management supplier to the
Internet of Things and automotive industries, announced that it has
secured €23.5 million ($26.09 million) in new funding from the European
Investment Bank (EIB), the world’s largest international public bank.