Mercedes-Benz and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited)
have entered the next stage of their strategic partnership and will
create cutting-edge battery technology in support of the high-volume
electrification of the Mercedes-Benz model portfolio.
Researchers at the University of Bath’s Institute of Advanced Automotive
Propulsion Systems (IAAPS) will work alongside British luxury carmaker
Bentley Motors on a three-year research study that promises to transform
electric vehicle powertrains.
Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric commercial vehicle
manufacturer, has announced two senior appointments to strengthen its
engineering team ahead of the launch of its first vehicle, the Volta
Zero, in the coming months.
In order to develop innovative technologies even more efficiently and
quickly, Continental has invested in setting up its own supercomputer
for Artificial Intelligence (AI), powered by NVIDIA InfiniBand-connected
General Motors and EVgo plan to triple the size of the nation’s largest
public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers
over the next five years, a move set to help accelerate widespread
electric vehicle adoption.
SK innovation announced that it will develop next-generation battery
technology with Professor John Goodenough, a 2019 Nobel laureate in
chemistry who is known as the father of the lithium-ion battery.
Waitrose and John Lewis have announced plans to significantly increase
the use of electric vans to help fulfill its ambition of ending the use
of fossil fuels across its entire transport fleet by 2030.