Bestmile, the leading Fleet Orchestration Platform used to plan, manage, and optimise autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets announced it has raised $16.5 million in a Series B round and has strengthened its leadership to accelerate its growth.
Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions company BrightBlu has appointed Yash Chitalia as Head of Technical Operations. Yash Chitalia comes with four years of global experience in the electric vehicle charging industry at EVBox, the global market leader in electric vehicle charging solutions.
A new Golf is rolling up to the starting grid, marking the eighth generation. The design and digital innovations launch this bestseller – of which more than 35 million been built – into a new age: the era of electrified drives, a digitalised and connected interior world, assisted driving and online-based functions and services. The next generation of the Golf will shape the era with new impulses.
Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation announced that the two companies entered into an agreement regarding a capital alliance, in order to establish and promote a long-term partnership between the two companies for promoting collaboration in new fields, including the field of autonomous driving.
SEAT is expanding the efficiency and desirability of the Tarraco, introducing plug-in hybrid powertrain technology and the sporty FR trim. The Tarraco plug-in hybrid is a demonstration of SEAT strategy towards electrification, which will include six electric and plug-in hybrid SEAT and CUPRA models until the beginning of 2021.
Blink Charging Co., a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging station products, announced that the company has installed four EV Charging Stations at the newest residential building in the trendy Design District neighbourhood of Miami, Wynwood 25.
Argo AI, in collaboration with Ford, is planning to work directly with cities as the companies prepare to launch services enabled by self-driving vehicles, engaging local leaders to learn how this technology can be deployed in a way that best serves the needs.
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced that Optimus Ride will use Velodyne’s groundbreaking LiDAR sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving vehicles. The sensors provide rich computer perception data that enables real-time object and free space detection for safe navigation and reliable operation. Optimus Ride, a leading self-driving vehicle technology company on a mission to transform mobility, will soon be operating its self-driving systems in four US states.
Gogoro, a technology leader transforming how innovation is accelerating
the shift to sustainable urban mobility, announced an important step
forward in its vision to enable cleaner, smarter cities, by partnering
with TIC Corporation in South Korea to bring Gogoro’s business focused
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From the end of August the EBS public transport company will be operating 93 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid low-floor urban buses in the Rotterdam – The Hague metropolitan area, Netherlands. The fleet is made up of 83 Citaro NGT hybrid solo buses and ten Citaro G NGT hybrid articulated buses. Their common characteristic is the combination of a gas-powered engine with a hybrid module.
Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter. Building on its initial concept presented at CES 2017, the new model boasts rear-wheel drive, a highly-capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear lights.
Polestar, the electric performance brand, opened its first production facility, a key milestone for the rapidly growing car company. Polestar also announced its World Manufacturing Identifier, which officiates the brand as a standalone car company.
NIO and ProLogium have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Dr. ChenDong Huang, Electric Power Engineering VP of NIO and Vincent Yang, CEO of ProLogium were the representatives for the two parties at the signing ceremony.
TeraWatt Technology announced that its 4.5Ah prototype solid-state battery design achieved a record-breaking energy density of 432Wh/kg (1122Wh/L) in validation tests conducted by third parties, including TOYO System based in Japan.
China based EV maker, Lixiang Automotive (formerly CHJ Automotive), has raised a fresh funding amounting to $530 million as a part of its Series C funding. This news was announced by Plum Ventures, one of its early investors.
At this year’s IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the Volkswagen brand will celebrate two world premieres. In addition to the full-electric ID.3, the brand will present its new logo and its new brand design to the public under the motto of “New Volkswagen”.
To strengthen their market position, Blue World Technologies has acquired 15% of Danish Power Systems, a highly recognised developer and manufacturer of MEA-technology. The MEA (membrane electrode assembly) is one of the core components in the fuel cell stack, and with a focus on high-efficiency Blue World Technologies is going to utilise the proven technology of Danish Power Systems for their methanol fuel cell systems.