In the coming winter, in cooperation with the district of Zollernalb,
Mercedes-Benz will test how safety on wintry roads and the efficiency of
municipal winter services can be improved with car-to-X communication.
Honda R&D Co., Ltd., a research and development subsidiary of Honda,
announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of the
California-based Drivemode, Inc., in order to further strengthen Honda’s
new value creation in the areas of digital and connected mobility
Vitesco Technologies, the former Powertrain division of Continental,
announced it has signed agreements with Groupe PSA and Hyundai to supply
the first fully integrated electric axle drive system for various
Toyota announced that it will supply up to 20 specially-designed “Tokyo
2020 Version” e-Palette vehicles to support athlete mobility at the
Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, where it will provide
automated, loop-line transportation in the Olympic and Paralympic
villages for athletes and related staff.
StradVision, an industry pioneer in vision processing technology for
autonomous vehicles, has announced a partnership with a leading global
Tier 1 supplier to develop custom camera technology for autonomous
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) announced that its Digital Key
Release 2.0 specification, which leverages Near Field Communication
(NFC) technology to enable compatible mobile devices such as smartphones
to securely access vehicles, is planned for completion by the end of
Plus.ai, a leading provider of self-driving trucking technology,
announced a partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation
(MnDOT), marking the agency’s first partnership with an autonomous
trucking company to test on MnDOT’s MnROAD cold-weather pavement testing
Iberdrola and Mercedes Benz are strengthening their commitment to the
electrification of transport following the signing of a strategic
agreement that will allow both companies to continue to drive forward
the roll out of electrical mobility in Spain, break entry barriers and
promote “zero emissions” transport, by facilitating the move to electric
DENSO Corporation will exhibit at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show, taking
place Oct. 24-Nov. 4, 2019, in Tokyo Big Sight. Koji Arima, President
and CEO of DENSO Corporation, will kick off the company’s participation
in the show with a press conference.
The sixth generation of the Opel Corsa is now rolling off the production
line at the Spanish Groupe PSA plant in Zaragoza: King Felipe VI of
Spain, Groupe PSA Chairman of the Managing Board Carlos Tavares and Opel
CEO Michael Lohscheller kicked off serial production of the Opel
bestseller at a ceremony with employees and invited guests.
Navigant Consulting, Inc. and eIQ Mobility, Inc. announced that they
have entered into a strategic alliance to provide turnkey electric
vehicle fleet as a service (eFaaS) solutions to clients across North
America and Europe.
AKASOL will be presenting three innovations from its portfolio of safe
and high-performance lithium-ion battery systems for all-electric and
hybrid city, intercity buses and coaches at Busworld 2019 in Brussels.
Peugeot has opened reservations for four new plug-in hybrid models; the
3008 SUV HYBRID, 3008 SUV GT HYBRID4, all-new 508 HYBRID and 508 SW
HYBRID, with customers able to place their reservations online with a
£500 ($610) deposit.