Toyota Motor Corporation announced the nationwide rollout in Japan of
“Toyota Share”, a car-sharing service provided by Toyota dealers and
Toyota rental and leasing branches, and “Chokunori”, a new unmanned
rent-a-car service. Both services will be available starting on October
Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial
vehicle manufacturers, is pursuing a sustainable corporate strategy and
aims to offer only new vehicles that are CO2-neutral in driving
operation (“tank-to-wheel”) in the triad markets of Europe, Japan and
NAFTA by 2039.
TIER Mobility, the leading European provider of micro-mobility
solutions, announced that they have started the process of replacing its
Parisian fleet with new e-scooters equipped with swappable batteries.
Power management company Eaton announced that its eMobility business has
expanded high-voltage circuit protection solutions for electrified
vehicles (EVs) with the introduction of Breaktor, a new advanced circuit
protection solution for EVs that combines the function of fuses, pyro
switches and contactors into a single coordinated device.
Five years since Mitsubishi Motors launched the UK’s first plug-in
hybrid commercial vehicle, the latest Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Reflex
Commercial goes on sale offering British businesses the benefits of an
ultra-low emissions vehicle for deliveries in urban areas and ULEV zones
combined with the ability to cover longer distances non-stop when
Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing a revolutionary on-demand
air mobility service, has announced the completion of its first phase of
flight testing, a milestone it has reached less than six months since
starting its flight test campaign.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg signed a partnership agreement
with Continental on the future development of urban mobility at the
World Congress for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in Singapore.
Karma Automotive, the Southern California-based creator of luxury
electric vehicles, has opened a business and technology development
office in Silicon Valley to help drive innovation and build partnerships
in support of its emergence as a high-tech incubator.