MITRE has created the Mobile Autonomous Systems Experimentation (MASE)
Laboratory to research ways to accelerate advanced autonomous technology
and provide objective perspective and recommendations for broad impact
in multiple domains, including drones, commercial aircraft, tanks, and
GKN Automotive, the world’s leading supplier of electric drive,
all-wheel drive and driveline technology and systems, and Delta
Electronics Inc., a world-class provider of power and thermal management
solutions, announced their collaboration on the joint development that
will enable the rapid acceleration of next generation integrated 3-in-1
eDrive systems of power classes from 80kW to 155kW.
To mark the transition towards electrification, Citroën is launching a
new version of its Brand signature: INSPIRËD BY YOU ALL. Launched at the
unveiling of New C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid, this signature is reserved for
communications surrounding the Brand’s electrified models.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. confirmed that it is in
discussions with Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd. (Foxconn) regarding
the potential creation of an equal joint venture to develop and
manufacture in China new generation battery electric vehicles and engage
in the IoV (Internet of Vehicles) business.
Ford announced a €42 million ($47.04 million) investment in its Valencia
manufacturing plant, Spain, to support the company’s electrification
strategy with a state-of-the-art battery assembly facility in addition
to new S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models.