AKASOL has commissioned Woll Maschinenbau GmbH, a highly experienced and
globally operating company from Saarbrücken, with the development and
supply of highly automated production equipment for the Gigafactory 1 at
its new site in Darmstadt.
Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon
neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle
industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a
preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.
As radar systems are a key technology for automated and autonomous
driving Uhnder and dSPACE have agreed to cooperate to ensure that the
developments in radar sensor technology can keep the pace with the high
safety requirements in traffic.
NIU Technologies, the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility
solutions, announced that healthcare workers, in 8+ cities around the
world, will get free rides with their electric moped sharing partners
who are participating in the #MOVESAFELY campaign.
Blink Charging Co., a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric
vehicle (EV) charging station products and networked EV charging
services, announced the appointment of industry powerhouse Brendan S.
Jones as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective April 20,
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced the development of the world’s first
adhesive sheet composed of carbon nanotubes with extremely high thermal
conductivity of up to 100 W/mK (watt per meter per Kelvin).
Aptiv, a global technology company focused on making mobility safer,
greener, and more connected, announced that it is providing both the
Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and Infotainment system for
SAIC-GM’s new generation Buick GL8 Avenir, which launched in the Chinese
market on April 12.
AIWAYS, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, has been granted
seven patents across Europe and China to develop its autonomous charging
robot, including the intelligent robot design and charging method.
In a new partnership, Vattenfall and Hyundai are making it possible for
Dutch customers to purchase a future-proof charging point and charge
card from Vattenfall. This is done at the Hyundai dealer, when buying or leasing a Kona Electric or Ioniq Electric.
Kia Motors has seen record European sales for new hybrid and electric
vehicles in the first quarter of 2020, despite a decline in total
vehicle sales as a result of disruption caused by the spread of
Keysight Technologies, Inc., a leading technology company that helps
enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to
connect and secure the world, announced that DEKRA has selected
Keysight’s Scienlab Charging Discovery System (CDS) solutions to
extensively test and certify the charging technology within an electric
vehicle (EV) or electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE).
BYTON, the premium all-electric automotive and technology brand, has
selected Qmerit, a provider of turnkey residential EV charger
installations, to support future BYTON drivers in need of home charging
and other related installations.
With the ARTEMYS research project, Rehm Thermal Systems is working
together with research institutes and industrial partners to develop
materials and production technologies for solid state batteries – the
promising next generation of lithium-ion batteries.