The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an
Important Project of Common European interest (“IPCEI”) jointly notified
by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to
support research and innovation in the common European priority area of
Rosenbauer International AG, a company of the Rosenbauer Group, and
Brandweer Amsterdam Amstelland will be working together on the ongoing
development of a new range-extended electrical fire truck over the next
Expert electrification company, Equipmake, has opened a brand-new
factory in Snetterton, Norfolk, which will design and manufacture its
fully-integrated electric bus chassis for an increasingly international
BlackBerry Limited announced that its QNX Hypervisor 2.0 for Safety
has been recognised as ISO 26262 ASIL D compliant by the independent
auditors at TÜV Rheinland, making it the world’s first ASIL D
safety-certified commercial hypervisor.
Vitesco Technologies, the Powertrain business area of Continental,
presented at the CTI Symposium in Berlin at December 9-12, 2019, the
first time, an extreme cost-effective and compact hybrid transmission
solution with integrated electric machines, designed for use in
applications such as Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs).
One of UK’s most popular electric vehicle (EV) charging digital
platform, announced the launch of a free voice-activated function on
Google Assistant, allowing users to search for EV charge points using
voice commands at home, work or on the move – including while driving –
using hands-free voice commands.
Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission
drivetrains, announced that it has raised $41 million in equity, debt,
and working capital line funding from existing and new investors.
SAE International announced plans to form an industry-led
pre-competitive research project to strengthen electric vehicle (EV)
charging system security, leading to a more secure implementation of
Plug & Charge for ISO 15118 and CHAdeMO 2.0 protocols.
At CES 2020, Veoneer, a world-wide leader in autotech, will reveal how
it believes daily driving in the future will change, showcasing a range
of new driver support, collaborative driving and self-driving solutions
that are set to become mainstream in the coming decade.
Thanks to variably distributable drive power, electric vehicles with
separately powered wheels can remain stable even in critical situations—
as long as the torque control reliably detects deviations from the
target state and reacts immediately. Porsche Engineering has developed
and tested a solution for e-SUVs that does precisely that. Without
additional sensors— entirely through software.