As Toyota Motor Europe (TME)’s hybrid vehicle sales continue to rise as a
percentage of total sales in the European region, reaching 52% in the
first half of 2019, the company continues to localise production of
hybrid powertrain components in Europe.
Zenzic has launched the world’s first self-driving roadmap, the UK
Connected and Automated Mobility Roadmap to 2030, to clearly show the
connections, cross-sector interdependencies and collaboration required
to get self-driving vehicles on Britain’s roads in significant numbers
Bolt, the leading European on-demand transportation platform, is
partnering with the University of Tartu for an applied research project
on the development of self-driving technology for a Level 4 autonomous
The BMW i brand is once again using attractive and eye-catching
special-edition models to highlight the inimitable combination of
driving pleasure and sustainability offered by its vehicles with
electrified drive systems.
Volvo has introduced a series of upgrades for the seven-seat XC90,
making its flagship luxury SUV an even more appealing proposition with
new styling details, additional equipment, upgrades to petrol-electric
plug-in versions and the UK debut of a new mild-hybrid powertrain.
Representing the realignment of the Volkswagen brand like no other
model; the ID.3. In just a few days’ time, the first model from the new
fully electric ID. family will celebrate its world premiere at the
Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), with its ground-breaking design, greater
ranges, impressive driving dynamics and spacious interior.
Toyota South Africa has teamed up with Altron and Vodacom Business, to
roll-out connectivity features and in-car Wi-Fi on all new Toyota and
Lexus models.Known as Toyota Connect, the new connectivity hub will be
housed within the MyToyota App which was launched in 2014.
Andreas Pinkwart, the Economics Minister of the German state of North
Rhine-Westphalia, and Tobias Meyer, the Board of Management member who
oversees Post & Parcel Germany, presented the 10,000th StreetScooter
that will be used in DHL’s parcel-delivery operations at an event in
Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment,
Richard Bruton T.D. announced funding to support the rollout by local
authorities of up to 1,000 on-street public charge points for electric
vehicles over the next 5 years.
Delphi Technologies, a global provider of propulsion technologies,
officially opened its new Electrification & Electronics plant in
Blonie, Poland to support growing demand for electrification solutions.
Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) have confirmed that they have
received orders for their unique EAVan from the Norwegian postal and
parcel logistics company Posten Norge and their sister logistics and
parcels company Bring.com.
Filament, provider of enterprise automotive blockchain and IoT
solutions, announced its adoption of the MOBI Vehicle Identity Standard
within its Blocklet Mobility Platform, a turnkey Vehicle Identity (VID)
solution designed for integrated vehicle wallet and usage-based