Engineers at the LG Electronics America R&D Centre in Silicon Valley
are working with machine learning experts at Unity Technologies to
develop advanced simulation software that will enable autonomous vehicle
developers to accelerate system development for safer self-driving
Results of a year-long trial in London suggest that plug-in hybrid
electric (PHEV) commercial vehicles could present the most practical,
readily available option for businesses trying to meet clean-air targets
Tritium, a world leader in electric vehicle (EV) DC fast-and high-power
charging technology, has opened the doors of a new facility in Los
Angeles which will enable the company to increase production to cater
for a growing sales pipeline in the Americas region.
AKASOL has significantly expanded its relationship with leading battery
manufacturer Samsung SDI, nominating the Korean company as supplier of
lithium-ion battery cells and modules for two large serial orders for
leading global commercial vehicle manufacturers.
NI, a provider of a software-defined platform that helps accelerate the
development and performance of automated test and automated measurement
systems, announced the S.E.A. C-V2X Open Loop Test System, leveraging 5G
wireless cellular technology to provide high bandwidth and low latency
communication for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure
Umicore and LG Chem have concluded a multi-year strategic supply
agreement for NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials to serve
LG Chem’s needs out of Umicore plants in Poland, Korea and China.
International network of ideas, continuous cooperation with all brands
and drivers of expertise: Volkswagen Group Research has been an
incubator for innovative vehicle and mobility solutions for 50 years
now. It has been consistently restructured and positioned to further
enhance its technological leadership.
Blink Charging Hellas, a Greek entity that Blink Charging Co. owns
together with Eunice Energy Group (EEG) and others, announced its first
deployment of Blink electric vehicle charging stations in Greece, as
part of the green energy electrification of the Rio-Antirrio “Charilaos
Trikoupis” Bridge. The electrification of the bridge is an initiative of
WE ENERGY, a member of Eunice Energy Group that is dedicated to the
development and widespread use of renewable energy.
evpass has joined forces with Tamoil, AVIA and Oel-Pool to offer evpass
Express, a 160 kW network of charging stations with national coverage
located primarily in highway service stations, making it possible to
charge 100 km in 5 minutes in locations that are comfortable and secure
with a shop and sometimes a café.
Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. announced that Hu Xiaoming, Chairman of
Kandi, and Joey Wahba, CEO of DGL Group Inc. signed a Purchase Framework
Agreement on behalf of Kandi’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Zhejiang Kandi
Vehicles Co., Ltd. and DGL Group regarding an initial batch order of
300,000 electric scooters and 500,000 electric self-balancing scooters.
The eBike Grant Fund for 2019/20 has provided over 100 e-bikes to 19
organisations across Scotland. Over £273,000 ($338,520) has been awarded
from the Scottish Government so far, with additional awards expected by
the end of the year.
Early results of an R&D project to develop a scalable Electric Drive
Unit (EDU) for future electric vehicles is amongst the highlights of
Ricardo’s presence at the CTI’s 8th International Congress and Expo, to
be hosted in Shanghai, China.