Xi’an, the capital city of China’s Shaanxi province, announced the
launch of 200 new electric taxis as part of its green transportation
programme, which aims to introduce 6,461 electric taxis by the end of
Baidu, Inc. and Elektrobit (EB), a global supplier of embedded and
connected software products for the automotive industry, signed a
strategic partnership in which EB will provide automotive infrastructure
software for the Apollo Computing Unit (ACU), Baidu’s advanced
in-vehicle computing platform for autonomous driving.
Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to
acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services
for automotive software and systems development headquartered in
Olli, the world’s first co-created, 3D printed, self-driving shuttle
developed by Local Motors, made its debut in the City of Rancho Cordova
at the White Rock Corporate Campus, a large business park that is home
to 1,600 employees.
Advanced battery materials developer, Australian Mines Limited and SK
Innovation have executed a long-form off-take agreement that replaces
and expands upon the agreed terms of the binding term sheet executed by
the companies in February 2018.
Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has
launched Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions, leveraging
Proterra’s industry-leading electric vehicle technology and expertise
to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their heavy-duty
HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University are celebrating three years since
the launch of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Automotive
Research (CCAAR), with the landmark partnership supporting some of the
UK’s most high-profile projects.
Keysight Technologies, Inc., is a leading technology company delivering broad cybersecurity portfolio, including hardware, software and services, to address the growing concern of cyber-attacks on connected vehicles.
With a new coating process, researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of
Technology (KIT) have produced electrodes for lithium-ion batteries at
record speed. At the same time, the new process improves the quality of
electrodes and reduces production costs.