Didi Chuxing and its driver-partners started serving the city of Wuhan
through two special fleets after the city halted normal public transit
and ride-hailing services on January 24th in response to the spread of
the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
During French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the Saft Nersac plant
near Angoulême, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Total, through its
affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, announced their plan to combine their
know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To
that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named
Automotive Cell Company (ACC).
GMC will introduce the GMC Hummer EV, bringing bold design and
remarkable capability to the electrified vehicle space, during this
weekend’s big game, in an ad titled “Quiet Revolution”. The spot
juxtaposes the staggering anticipated performance metrics of GMC’s first
all-electric truck with the remarkable quietness inherent in the
operation of an electric vehicle.
The UK’s leading manufacturer of electrically-assisted eCargo
ultra-lightweight commercial vehicles is facing an unprecedented demand
for the recently launched EAVcab. On the verge of the UK leaving the
European Union, the interest from European companies has been extremely
On the road to sustainable mobility, Mercedes-Benz is increasingly
focusing on procurement, together with start-up Circulor, Mercedes-Benz
is conducting a pilot project for transparency on CO2 emissions in the
cobalt supply chain as part of STARTUP AUTOBAHN.
In a South African first, MINI is preparing to launch MINI Sharing this
year, a service to enable MINI and non-MINI drivers alike to get behind
the wheel of their favourite MINI with just a few taps on their
Location technology specialist, TomTom, released the results of the
TomTom Traffic Index, a report detailing the traffic situation in 416
cities in 57 countries. Bengaluru takes the top spot this year with
drivers in the southern Indian city expecting to spend an average of 71%
extra travel time stuck in traffic.