nd Industrial Investments B.V., part of nd Group B.V., an international
private equity, joins the German electric car manufacturer e.GO Mobile
AG as majority shareholder in the Next.e.GO Mobile SE alongside the
management team and the founder Prof. Günther Schuh.
SoundHound Inc. the leading innovator of voice-enabled AI and
conversational intelligence technologies, announced a milestone in its
strategic partnership with Honda Motor Company with the integration of
its Houndify voice AI platform into the new Honda e electric car and the
top selling Honda Jazz in Europe.
Superior power, packaged in organic forms: the ID.4 is the first
all-electric SUV from Volkswagen. Its exterior design clearly shows the
dawn of the new era: it combines a powerful expression with flowing,
organic forms and excellent aero-dynamic qualities.
Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, has mastered
driving on the right-hand side of the road on public roads after being
granted automated vehicle (AV) permit recommendation by TÜV SÜD to
conduct live trials in Germany.
Lucid Motors, which seeks to set new standards for sustainable transportation with its advanced luxury EVs, today announced that the Lucid Air will come to market with class-leading interior space and spatial efficiency, ingeniously packaged around a powerful, compact, and energy-dense 113kWh extended-range battery pack. This combination maximizes customer comfort and provides surprising storage space, including the largest frunk (front trunk) ever offered on an electric car.
Canoo Holdings Ltd. (Canoo), a company developing breakthrough electric
vehicles (EV) with a proprietary and highly versatile skateboard
platform for personal and business use, announced the details of its
nominees for its board of directors following the announced merger with
Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (HCAC), a special purpose
acquisition company (SPAC), that would result in Canoo becoming a
publicly listed company.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure received an order from Go Bus, one of New
Zealand’s largest bus operators, to power two of their bus depots with
charging infrastructure for eBuses. The order fulfils two separate Go
Bus contracts in Auckland and Christchurch.
Mahindra & Mahindra, part of USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, and REE Automotive today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore development and manufacturing of electric commercial vehicles for global markets.
Following the successful launches in Hangzhou nine month ago and Guangzhou last month, the premium ride-hailing provider StarRides, a joint venture of Daimler Mobility AG and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely Holding), officially launched its service in the third metropolis, the city of Chengdu.
Lumen Freedom, a world leading manufacturer of Wireless Electric Vehicle
Charging (WEVC) systems, announced the supply of their first Wireless
Electric Vehicle Charging system, to McLaren Automotive’s Ultimate
Series Hyper-GT, the Speedtail.
Battery-electric vans are currently only rarely subject to individual
conversions. Especially when the sector concerned is the transport of
temperature-sensitive products like food or medicines. The energy
required for the cooling previously meant concessions in the payload or
the range. But as a provider of holistic systems-oriented solutions, Mercedes-Benz
Vans has a solution for precisely this field of operation: the
refrigerated eVito with a cooling upfit made by Kerstner. Seven of these
vehicles have now been brought into operation by the Belgian food box
The new Volkswagen ID.301 has set its first range record: The electric
car covered the 531 kilometers from Zwickau to Schaffhausen
(Switzerland) on a single charge. Officially, the model has a range of
up to 420 kilometers (WLTP). This mark was topped by more than 100
kilometers – an increase of 26 percent. The vehicle was a series
production ID.3 1st Pro Performance with a 58 kWh battery built at the
Zwickau electric car factory. The route to Switzerland consisted
entirely of public roads and highways, passing cities such as Bayreuth
and Ulm. The record-breaking vehicle was driven by “hypermiler” Felix
Egolf, a native of Switzerland. The term “hypermiling” originated in the
USA and refers to driving a series production vehicle with techniques
that maximize efficiency and minimize consumption.
The Scottish Government has opened a new Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus
Scheme. This year, the scheme will provide £9 million ($11.79 million)
to help bus operators invest in ultra-low emission vehicles to help
drive a green recovery out of the COVID-19 crisis while improving air