Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced that Optimus Ride will use Velodyne’s groundbreaking LiDAR sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving vehicles. The sensors provide rich computer perception data that enables real-time object and free space detection for safe navigation and reliable operation. Optimus Ride, a leading self-driving vehicle technology company on a mission to transform mobility, will soon be operating its self-driving systems in four US states.
Gogoro, a technology leader transforming how innovation is accelerating
the shift to sustainable urban mobility, announced an important step
forward in its vision to enable cleaner, smarter cities, by partnering
with TIC Corporation in South Korea to bring Gogoro’s business focused
Smartscooter, the Gogoro 2 Utility, and its battery swapping system to
From the end of August the EBS public transport company will be operating 93 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid low-floor urban buses in the Rotterdam – The Hague metropolitan area, Netherlands. The fleet is made up of 83 Citaro NGT hybrid solo buses and ten Citaro G NGT hybrid articulated buses. Their common characteristic is the combination of a gas-powered engine with a hybrid module.
Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter. Building on its initial concept presented at CES 2017, the new model boasts rear-wheel drive, a highly-capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear lights.
Polestar, the electric performance brand, opened its first production facility, a key milestone for the rapidly growing car company. Polestar also announced its World Manufacturing Identifier, which officiates the brand as a standalone car company.
NIO and ProLogium have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Dr. ChenDong Huang, Electric Power Engineering VP of NIO and Vincent Yang, CEO of ProLogium were the representatives for the two parties at the signing ceremony.
TeraWatt Technology announced that its 4.5Ah prototype solid-state battery design achieved a record-breaking energy density of 432Wh/kg (1122Wh/L) in validation tests conducted by third parties, including TOYO System based in Japan.
China based EV maker, Lixiang Automotive (formerly CHJ Automotive), has raised a fresh funding amounting to $530 million as a part of its Series C funding. This news was announced by Plum Ventures, one of its early investors.
At this year’s IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand will celebrate two world premieres. In addition to the full-electric ID.3, the brand will present its new logo and its new brand design to the public under the motto of “New Volkswagen”.
To strengthen their market position, Blue World Technologies has acquired 15% of Danish Power Systems, a highly recognised developer and manufacturer of MEA-technology. The MEA (membrane electrode assembly) is one of the core components in the fuel cell stack, and with a focus on high-efficiency Blue World Technologies is going to utilise the proven technology of Danish Power Systems for their methanol fuel cell systems.
Pony.ai and Toyota are teaming up on an autonomous driving pilot to accelerate the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles. Together, the companies will explore a variety of possibilities to provide safe mobility services for all.
Continental will be showcasing technologies for the safe, clean and connected mobility of the future at the IAA 2019. “Mobility is the Heartbeat of Life” is the technology company’s slogan for this year’s trade fair.
Statkraft has acquired the entire shareholding of electric vehicle (EV) charging company E-Wald GmbH. The acquisition further strengthens Statkraft’s position in the German and European EV charging market after it became a majority shareholder in eeMobility in Germany last year.
Waymo vehicles have collected over 10 million autonomous miles in 25
cities; this rich and diverse set of real world experiences has helped
engineers and researchers develop Waymo’s self-driving technology and
innovative models and algorithms. This data is a critical ingredient for
To help free people from their cars, Rad Power Bikes has introduced its
lowest priced model yet – the RadRunner electric utility bike. It’s
packed with useful features that make it part two-seater moped, part
electric cargo bike all for $1,299.
BYD made a successful debut at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach,
California, showcasing its innovative battery electric Luxury SUV Tang
and hosting a panel discussion on the future of urban transportation.
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), an open source project developing a shared
software platform for in-vehicle technology, announced a new working
group focused on Instrument Cluster solutions, as well as the latest
code release of the AGL platform, the UCB 8.0.