During National Drive Electric Week, Florida Power & Light Company
(FPL) announced a new electric vehicle (EV) charging initiative that
will propel Florida to the forefront of sustainable transportation.
CTEK, a global brand in battery management solutions, has signed a deal
with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of
electricity and heat, to supply Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging
equipment and associated services across Europe.
Autonomous vehicles driving on London’s complex and congested streets
are required to make 150 independent vehicle detections every second and
can detect traffic lights in 1/2,000th of a second – faster than the
human eye, according to Oxbotica, a leading autonomous vehicle software
wejo Ltd, a UK-based tech firm transforming global mobility through
connected vehicle data, and Waycare, a smart mobility cloud-based
traffic management firm operating in the US and Israel, announced a new
partnership in which Waycare will utilise wejo’s connected car data for
more accurate traffic management solutions.
With the pilot project “Cobalt for Development”, the BMW Group, BASF SE,
Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics kicked off their cross-industrial
initiative aimed at improving working conditions of the people working
at an artisanal cobalt mine site in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR
The all-electric Renault ZOE will be helping to save lives and some of
the UK’s most beautiful scenery after the Scottish Fire & Rescue
Service (SFRS) ordered 45 to be used throughout Scotland in the support
of its frontline operations.
Porsche CEO, Oliver Blume, said in an interview that the German sports
carmaker will take a final call within the next one year on whether the
718 Boxster and 718 Cayman series will be launched solely in electrified
Hella Pagid, the Essen-based brake system specialist for the independent
aftermarket and joint venture of the automotive suppliers TMD Friction
and HELLA, is now planning the future-oriented expansion of its brake
fluids product range.
Ouster, a leading provider of high-resolution LiDAR sensors for
autonomous vehicles, robotics, and mapping, is working with NVIDIA to
provide LiDAR sensors for use in Level 3 to Level 5 autonomous driving
systems being developed by major global OEMs targeting production in
TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of multilayer varistors for
automotive Ethernet with a new type (AVRH10C221KT1R5YA8) featuring a
very high ESD robustness for use in especially hostile environments.
Smartvalue Co., Ltd., Suzuki Motor Corporation and Marubeni Corporation
have entered into a joint contract to conduct a Proof of Concept (PoC)
for a carsharing service, utilising shared parking lots as well as
parking lots of Suzuki’s car dealerships and focusing on users in
After its première in June this year at the Global Public Transport
Summit UITP in Stockholm, the hydrogen-fuelled bus Solaris Urbino 12
hydrogen are being tested by carriers in Austria, Italy and Germany over
the past few weeks. Now it is undergoing testing in Poznań, marking its
début in the Polish market.
America’s best-selling crossover of the past two decades gets a major
boost with the introduction of the 2020 Honda CR-V, sporting freshened
styling, new features and upgraded powertrains—including a new CR-V
Hybrid to be built in the company’s Greensburg, Indiana plant.
With the aim to steer innovation through collaboration, Tata Motors
formally announced the launch of Tata Motors AutoMobility Collaboration
Network 2.0 (TACNet 2.0), a platform that will help develop a centre of
AutoMobility innovation through partnerships for new technologies and/or
BYD Europe and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) jointly announced that the
companies’ electric vehicle partnership will upgrade its market-leading
BYD ADL Enviro200EV with ADL’s new electric bus heating system and
optimised vehicle layouts.