When it comes to electric vehicles, the focus is mainly on the electric
motor and battery. However, there is another vitally important key
component, namely the power electronics – a mini computer that manages
the interaction between motor and battery or, in other words, the
“brain” of the electric drive system. Its own central component is the
power module, which enables currents of up to 650 amps.
Israeli company UVeye, which provides sophisticated solutions for
automatic external inspection of vehicles, announced that it has raised
an additional $31 million in funding, led by Toyota Tsusho, Volvo Cars
and W. R. Berkley Corporation, with participation of other partners like
On the 9th and 10th of July at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, more than 400 global experts gathered to discuss connected and autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, energy/battery, infrastructure, fleet conversion and future mobility trends at the 2 co-located TaaS Technology conferences.
Toyota Motor Corporation announced that it will conduct verification
tests in Toyota City using driving data obtained from “Ha:mo Ride,” a
car-sharing service that utilises “COMS” ultra-compact BEVs (battery
electric vehicles), from September 9 to October 13.
City transport operator Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe w Warszawie (MZA)
acquired 130 electric buses for nearly PLN400 million ($104 million).
This biggest yet commission for zero-emission buses in Europe was won by
Solaris. The articulated Urbino 18 electric will be delivered to the
capital of Poland in 2020.
The Xpeng G3 2019 version obtained the highest total score of 92.2%
among electric vehicles in the latest China New Car Assessment Program
(C-NCAP) safety test, according to official results announced on 13
Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication
solutions and China’s Datang, a leader in developing C-V2X
communications standards and the provider of system solution of C-V2X,
have successfully tested chipset-level interoperability of their
respective solutions for C-V2X direct communication.
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and
Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced a partnership
with Chery Automobile, one of the largest automotive manufacturers in
Curtiss Motorcycles unveiled the latest addition to its growing electric
motorcycle lineup — Hades. With Hades’ unveiling, the man behind the
machine was also revealed as none other than legendary designer JT
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD Europe jointly announced that the
companies’ electric vehicle partnership, which delivers the leading UK
electric bus, has already topped 100 double deck bus sales.