Karma Automotive, the Southern California-based creator of luxury
electric vehicles, has opened a business and technology development
office in Silicon Valley to help drive innovation and build partnerships
in support of its emergence as a high-tech incubator.
EVgo announced that it has extended its leadership as the nation’s
largest public fast charging network serving electric vehicle (EV)
drivers by increasing its California network by 40% from year-end 2018.
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of
electric vehicles, announced that the Board of Directors has appointed
Peter Savagian as an Independent Director, effective immediately.
Hyundai engineering teams from both sides of the Pacific attempted two
new land speed records for the NEXO Fuel Cell SUV (106.160 mph) and
Sonata Hybrid (164.669 mph) at the Bonneville Salt Flats on September
25, 2019 (both records are subject to FIA homologation).
Jaguar Land Rover engineers tested a self-driving prototype Jaguar
I-PACE on the streets of Dubai demonstrating the company’s latest
autonomous driving research technologies and giving a glimpse into the
future of mobility.
Power management company Eaton announced that its eMobility business
will launch an all-new 4-speed transmission for heavy-duty electric
commercial vehicles to meet growing demand in a number of segments,
including pickup and delivery and port drayage in North America, China
Dynamo, a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, has unveiled the first 100%
electric, zero emission, ‘Hackney Carriage’ black cab for London that
has been officially approved by Transport for London (TfL), the Dynamo
To lead the global electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure into a
future that optimises energy transfer, and opens up new revenue streams
and business models around charging EVs, EV Connect announced that it
has closed a $12 million Series B funding round.
At K 2019, global petrochemicals leader SABIC announced the launch of
XENOY HTX resin, a polyester-based, high-heat technology that can enable
the production of light, impact resistant and high performing
structural automotive applications.
Local Motors by LM Industries Inc., in partnership with the Maryland
Department of Transportation (MDOT), has expanded the testing of Olli,
its low-speed, connected, self-driving shuttle, to public roads in
WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over
distance, has entered into licensing and technology transfer agreements
with Green Power, a leading South Korea-based supplier of power
electronics and high power wireless charging systems for various
Uber has been working with transit agencies across the globe for years,
building partnerships such as the one with Massachusetts Bay
Transportation Authority (MBTA) to provide paratransit services in
Boston, to its effort in Nice, France to provide late-night connecting
service to rail lines.
In a major step forward in the electrification of Europe’s public
transport networks, BMZ, HORIBA MIRA and ZIEHL-ABEGG have teamed up to
offer a unique turnkey service for converting existing bus fleets to
As a symbolic bridge between the past and future, FCA marked the 25th
anniversary of the opening of the Melfi Plant and the start of the first
tests on the new Jeep Compass production line to serve the European