At the IAA, the EDAG Group will be hosting the world premiere of the
“EDAG CityBot” concept car – a fully autonomous, networked robot vehicle
which, with its numerous trailer and rucksack modules, is capable of
handling any transport and work situations in urban areas, and is also
in motion 24/7.
HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services,
announced a partnership with CarVi Inc. to provide better insights into
driver behaviour, improve driver safety and help with driver coaching.
The new partnership provides greater intelligence for insurance risk
analysis and helps consumers reduce insurance premiums.
Elektrobit (EB), a global supplier of embedded and connected software
products for the automotive industry, announced that it provided the
software design, development and integration services for Weltmeister
(WM) Motor’s first electric vehicle, the WM EX5, a compact sports
Australia’s National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has reached
a key milestone in Bega with the launch of its 20th Electric Vehicle
Fast Charging station, marking the halfway point in its $10 million
commitment to build one of Australia’s largest fast charging networks
across NSW and the ACT.
An investment agreement was signed in Shanghai between Hella Fast
Forward Shanghai, the incubator of internationally operating lighting
and electronics expert Hella, and Beijing Nebula Link Technology Co.
Ltd, a high-tech enterprise specialised in next-generation intelligent
traffic systems and intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) technologies.
Porsche announced that during 24 hours, a pre-production Taycan covered a
distance of exactly 2,128.1 miles before the world premiere on
September 4 as part of a test at the Nardo high-speed track in Italy,
nearly the distance from the Porsche headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia to
the Porsche Experience Centre in Los Angeles, California.
rideOS, a technology platform designed to accelerate the safe, global
rollout of next-generation transportation fleets, launched its new
Ridehail Platform — including a Ridehail API and open-source mobile
Silicon Valley supercar manufacturer, Drako Motors, introduced its first
limited production electric supercar, Drako GTE, in a World Premiere
taking place at the prestigious Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel,
Southern California-based Karma Automotive, the creator of luxury
electric vehicles and high-tech incubator, set the price of its 2020
Revero GT at $135,000 with retail deliveries starting in the fourth
To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and
greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from tailpipes, San Diego Gas &
Electric (SDG&E) will launch a major effort to help electrify large
vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission
transportation beyond passenger vehicles.
Commsignia, Inc., a market leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything)
solutions, announced the closing of a $11 million fundraising round led
by Karma Ventures and the Samsung Catalyst Fund, together with Partech,
Inventure, and existing investors Credo Ventures and Day One Capital.
South Korean battery manufacturer, SK Innovation, has secured green
loans worth KRW800 billion ($656 million) from banks across United
States, Europe and China to expand its production capacity of EV
batteries as well as Li-ion battery separators (LiBS).