DeepRoute, an international self-driving vehicle startup, announced it
has raised $50 million in its pre-Series A funding round to expand the
global presence of the company’s autonomous driving solutions.
Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation,
announced that Miami-Dade has agreed to purchase 33, 40-foot Proterra
Catalyst E2 electric buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and up to
75 plug-in Proterra chargers.
Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open
innovation business, announced that it is investing in Netradyne, a US
based intelligent technology company specialising in fleet safety
Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their existing combustion engine
operations into a stand-alone business in order to establish a new
global supplier that will seek to develop next generation combustion
engines and hybrid powertrains.
Pioneer Corporation announced that “Pioneer Smart Sensing Innovations
Corporation” through an incorporation- type split as a new company to
take over the business activities of Smart & Autonomous Mobility
Business Group, which handles autonomous driving-related business, will
be established on October 1.
The representatives of Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. signed a contract,
in line with which operator ALSA Group SLU is to receive two Solaris
buses of the Urbino 12 electric type and also two stationary chargers.
Generali Country Italia, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Italy and FCA Bank
have strengthened their strategic and commercial partnership in Italy
and the main European markets with the presentation of their new digital
IoT (Internet of things) services for connected-car customers.
Electrify America, a leader in fast-charging for electric vehicles
(EVs), announced that it will be offering Level 2 electric vehicle home
chargers, reinforcing the company’s commitment to making EV ownership as
convenient as possible.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is giving two new concept cars their
global premiere at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019: the Mitsubishi
MI-TECH Concept and the Mitsubishi Super Height K-Wagon Concept.
Dana Incorporated and Valeo announced a global collaboration to develop
and supply 48-volt electric-vehicle systems for new-mobility
applications, including low-speed electric and hybrid e-AWD vehicles.
The first system is scheduled to launch in early 2020 with a major
European automaker on series-produced cars.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and EVgo, the
nation’s largest and most reliable public fast charging network for
electric vehicles (EVs), announced the opening of the EVgo fast charging
station at Ashburn Restaurant Park.