The Volvo Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions (LIGHTS) Innovation
Showcase, held at Volvo Trucks’ TEC Equipment dealership’s Fontana
location, revealed the progress that has been achieved since the
announcement of the Volvo LIGHTS project in late 2018.
Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo announced that Hyundai has engaged Canoo
to jointly develop an electric vehicle (EV) platform based on Canoo’s
proprietary skateboard design for upcoming Hyundai and Kia models.
The European Commission announced that it has no objection to increased funding for electric vehicles in Germany. The Federal Government can thus increase the environmental bonus for electric vehicles as announced.
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) has commissioned an order
for 23 100% electric powered new articulated buses to continue the
replacement of diesel vehicles. These buses will be deployed on the line
H16. The contract is valued at €20.7 million ($22.56 million),
Innoviz Technologies, a leading provider of high-performance,
solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software, announced cooperation
with Shaanxi Heavy Duty Automobile Co. in Xi’an, China to deploy
autonomous trucks for an upcoming project in one of the biggest ports in
AKASOL commissioned Manz AG, a global high-tech production equipment
manufacturing company, to supply fully automated production lines for
high-energy battery modules for the Gigafactory 1 at the new Darmstadt
Prakriti E- Mobility has signed an agreement with India’s leading
integrated power utility Tata Power to provide state of the art charging
infrastructure to support Prakriti’s EV Taxi fleet in Delhi NCR.
Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has begun accepting orders for a
high-performance electric motor prototype that is capable of producing
the industry-leading high power density for automobiles and other types
Nexus Vehicle Rental the UK’s leading tech-driven business mobility
provider, has launched a new dedicated electric vehicle (EV) online
rental platform for business use as part of its revamped IRIS V5 rental
Wiltshire-based bus operator Salisbury Reds, part of the Go South Coast
group of companies, has put into service its first pure electric, 100%
emissions-free buses; three BYD ADL Enviro200EV single decks.