Emphasising safety by design, 11 industry leaders across the automotive
and automated driving technology spectrum published “Safety First for
Automated Driving,” (SaFAD), a non-binding organised framework for the
development, testing and validation of safe automated passenger
During a media event dedicated to the new Ducato MY2020, Fiat
Professional gave the world its very first glimpse of the Ducato
Electric – an all-electric BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) version –
which will go on sale in 2020.
Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation,
announced that it has been selected by the Virginia Department of
General Services as a vendor to supply zero-emission battery-electric
buses and charging stations for its Statewide Contract. In 2018, transit
buses in the state of Virginia provided more than 74.5 million trips to
riders throughout the Commonwealth.
Hyundai Autron and Wind River have signed a partnership to develop an
autonomous driving and connectivity software platform to power next
generation automobiles. A signing ceremony was conducted at Wind River
headquarters in Alameda, California.
IONITY, a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen
Group with Audi and Porsche, today announces that it has partnered with
Extra MSA Group, a long-term specialist investment owner, developer and
operator on the UK Motorway Network.
Gridserve announced that it has submitted a planning application to
build an Electric Forecourt in Braintree, the first of over 100 sites
across the UK that aim to make charging an electric vehicle (EV) as easy
as using petrol stations.
Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading everyday super app and Splyt
Technologies, the London-based, global mobility marketplace, have
announced an enhanced collaboration to give travellers convenient access
to ride-hailing services anywhere in the world.
BYD has recently delivered eight pure-electric, 12-metre eBuses to the
Coimbra Municipal Transportation Service (SMTUC) in Portugal, marking
the first time that BYD has entered the Portuguese bus market. The
delivery also signifies a significant step in Portugal’s move to a more
sustainable future transport policy.
O2 and the European Space Agency will be supporting ‘Project Darwin’, an
ambitious four year trial programme designed to pave the way for next
generation connectivity solutions for connected and autonomous vehicles