Through their ambitious timelines for the deployment of high levels of automated driving, OEMs are driving the rapid deployment of autonomous vehicles and the growth of sensor types that underpin the technology.
At its first ever Energy Technology Product Showcase, OVO unveiled a range of products that together with its intelligent platform VCharge will form the components of a distributed, domestic energy system for the future.
Fastned, a company that is rolling out a network of fast charging stations throughout Europe, has won a tender from the North East Combined Authority (NECA) and Newcastle University to realise two fast charging stations in the city centres of Newcastle and Sunderland.
Owners of certain Kias can now control a number of vehicle functions â€”such as start and stop the engine and heat or cool their cars, depending on model and model yearâ€”using simple voice commands from the comfort of their home.
EVgo, a network of public electric vehicle (EV) DC Fast charging stations, announced an agreement with Maven, General Motorsâ€™ car sharing brand, to construct a dedicated DC fast charging network available to Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers.
The BMW Group today celebrated the official opening of its autonomous driving campus in UnterschleiÃŸheim. Klaus FrÃ¶hlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Development and Research, and Bavarian state premier Markus SÃ¶der were present for the inauguration of a forward-looking development facility that showcases the BMW Groupâ€™s transformation into a tech company.
Using what is to date unique technology, the Volkswagen Group is currently testing autonomous parking at Hamburg Airport: based on a car park map the Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche vehicles navigate their way to a parking space on their own.