Aston Martin announced that its second major UK manufacturing facility will become the brandâ€™s centre for electrification and the production home of the Lagonda brand, the worldâ€™s first zero-emission luxury marque.
Ford will reinforce its leadership of the commercial vehicle market by presenting its latest generation of connected and electrified Transit products at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany.
The UKâ€™s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around ninety new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles.
Link Motion, DSA and Irdeto have come together to offer a secure, end-to-end connected vehicle experience, built on Microsoft Azure. Connected car manufacturers are eager for a joint offering that brings together the right security technology, analytics and policy management in one solution. Together, this consortium of industry experts is providing an off-the-shelf, scalable solution that combines feature rich, secure telemetry and access control for connected vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz Vans will present its Vision Urbanetic, a revolutionary mobility concept that goes way beyond existing ideas on autonomous vehicles. Vision Urbanetic eliminates the separation between people moving and goods transport.
Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Companyâ€™s corporate venturing and open innovation business, has invested in Migo, a privately held Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) company based in Seattle that has developed an on-demand ride discovery application.
Ford has revealed the first teaser image of the companyâ€™s new Mustang-inspired utility vehicle â€“ the first new model from the Ford Team Edison group assembled specifically to develop electrified vehicles for markets worldwide.
Working towards its commitment to bring Electric Vehicle in India by 2020, Maruti Suzuki, one of Indiaâ€™ largest automobile manufacturers, has commenced a nation-wide fleet testing of Electric Vehicles.
Uber Japan announced the launch of first UberTaxi product in Nagoya, offering convenient and seamless taxi rides in partnership with Fuji Taxi Group. Citizens and visitors of Nagoya will be able request a taxi from Fuji Taxi via the Uber app at the tap of a button.
Here Mobility, the mobility unit of Here Technologies, announced the launch of their Mobility Software Development Kit (SDK) using intelligent matching algorithms and big data to provide developers with game changing smart mobility capabilities that enrich their apps and increase user engagement.
NXP Semiconductors N.V., a supplier of automotive semiconductors, has acquired OmniPHY, a provider of automotive Ethernet subsystem technology. The companyâ€™s expertise includes automotive Ethernet, a technology that enables the rapid data transfer required for autonomous driving.
Burns & McDonnell and Greenlots announced that they are building out an advanced electric vehicle (EV) charging network at the Burns & McDonnell World Headquarters campus as a demonstration project to test new open standards charging technology.
Borgward Group, a global automotive startup with more than 100,000 cars off the production line since the brand was reborn in 2015 in China, announced the launch of its new U.S. headquarters and R&D center in Sunnyvale, California. Borgward will also unveil its unique new AI safety and reliability technology for autonomous vehicles tomorrow at the Oâ€™Reilly AI Conference in San Francisco.
With its new 360c autonomous concept, Volvo Cars tackles one of the main challenges around the introduction of autonomous technology and calls for a new, global standard in how autonomous vehicles can safely communicate with all other road users.
FCA US has invested more than $30 million at its Chelsea Proving Grounds in southeast Michigan to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies. The all-new facility, which begins testing programs in September, features a dedicated autonomous highway-speed track, 35-acre safety-feature evaluation area and a high-tech command center.
Mando, a global auto parts manufacturer of the Halla Group (CEO Chung Mong-won), announced that it acquired the autonomous vehicle testing permit in the state of California in the United States, becoming the first Korean automobile company with the license.
TomTom announced that its real-time and historical Traffic data, Speed Profiles, and map elements will be integrated into rideOSâ€™ innovative routing platform for self-driving vehicles to improve predictive analytics.
Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc., the pioneers behind the worldâ€™s first Doppler lidar for automotive applications, confirmed that their system exceeded expectations in real-world scanning and mapping across the Bay Areaâ€™s busy highways and on the congested streets of San Francisco.