SMMT has called on the Chancellor to use next week’s Budget to announce
bold new measures to make new-tech zero emission-capable cars, including
plug-in hybrids, more affordable for mass market buyers.
StradVision, an industry leader in AI-based camera perception for ADAS
systems and Autonomous Vehicles, has announced it is developing Animal
Detection capabilities for its deep-learning based SVNet software, which
fills a crucial safety role in self-driving vehicles.
Volvo Cars formally inaugurated a brand new battery assembly line at its
Belgian manufacturing plant in Ghent, where it will start building its
first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge P8, later this year.
A Greater Manchester based company, MeV Ltd is addressing the twin
issues of reducing vehicle emissions and improving air quality by
producing innovative and affordable electric vehicles, the BeeAnywhere.
Centrica, one of UK’s biggest energy company, and Volkswagen Group, one
of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers, are set to accelerate
EV adoption across the UK, after agreeing a three-year partnership to
provide home charging hardware solutions for new EV owners.