Jorge Azcón, the Mayor of Zaragoza and Natalia Chueca, the Minister of
Public Services and Mobility, announced that 17 new hybrid vehicles of
the Volvo 7905 model will be incorporated into lines 42, 44, 52 and 53
in the Spanish city.
The joint venture Charge4Europe between Euro Service and innogy
successfully launched its operations. Charge4Europe’s mission is to
develop a European, brand-independent charging network and make this
available to its shareholders and their customers.
PerceptIn, a company focused on robotic mobility and visual
intelligence, and LHP Engineering Solutions (LHP), a global engineering
services provider and technology integrator within the transportation
industry have partnered to deliver autonomous modular solutions that
will transform a traditional human-operated vehicle into a self-driving
Daimler AG with its wholly owned subsidiary Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH
and Beijing Electric Vehicle Co., Ltd. (BJEV), a subsidiary of the BAIC
Group, have entered into a development partnership, intending to
establish 2nd life energy storage systems in China in the future.
Xi’an, the capital city of China’s Shaanxi province, announced the
launch of 200 new electric taxis as part of its green transportation
programme, which aims to introduce 6,461 electric taxis by the end of
Baidu, Inc. and Elektrobit (EB), a global supplier of embedded and
connected software products for the automotive industry, signed a
strategic partnership in which EB will provide automotive infrastructure
software for the Apollo Computing Unit (ACU), Baidu’s advanced
in-vehicle computing platform for autonomous driving.
Synopsys, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to
acquire QTronic GmbH, a leader in simulation, test tools, and services
for automotive software and systems development headquartered in
Olli, the world’s first co-created, 3D printed, self-driving shuttle
developed by Local Motors, made its debut in the City of Rancho Cordova
at the White Rock Corporate Campus, a large business park that is home
to 1,600 employees.
Advanced battery materials developer, Australian Mines Limited and SK
Innovation have executed a long-form off-take agreement that replaces
and expands upon the agreed terms of the binding term sheet executed by
the companies in February 2018.
Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, has
launched Proterra Powered vehicle electrification solutions, leveraging
Proterra’s industry-leading electric vehicle technology and expertise
to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their heavy-duty
HORIBA MIRA and Coventry University are celebrating three years since
the launch of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Automotive
Research (CCAAR), with the landmark partnership supporting some of the
UK’s most high-profile projects.