Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, has
reached the full financial close for the AMBRA-Electrify Europe
(AMBRA-E) project, which envisages the installation of electric vehicle
(EV) charging stations in Italy, Spain and Romania.
The electric initiative in the Mercedes-Benz Cars global production
network has reached its next milestone, the production launch of the
first Mercedes-Benz compact vehicles with plug-in hybrid drive at the
Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in southern Germany is an important
strategic step for the plant, and was successfully implemented.
Nexperia, an expert in discretes, MOSFET and GaN FET components and
analog & logic ICs, has announced a partnership with renowned
automotive engineering consulting company, Ricardo, to produce a
technology demonstrator for an EV inverter based on gallium nitride
Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, and Cisco have
partnered to demonstrate how OpenRoaming can unlock the potential of
fully-connected autonomous vehicle fleets, enabling the seamless and
secure sharing of high-volume data while on the move.
In an e-mail notification to customers holding pre-orders for the Model Y
in the US, Tesla confirmed that it will begin deliveries of the smaller
SUV from March 15. Earlier, the company had begun production of the
model in limited numbers since January this year.
Autoliv Inc., the worldwide leader in vehicle safety systems, announced
that it has joined Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of
leading private sector companies dedicated to preventing traffic
crashes, injuries and deaths on roadways around the world.
Emerging from two years of stealth-mode operation, Outrider announced
that it has raised $53 million in funding and deployed initial pilots of
its Outrider System, the first-to-market solution focused on autonomous
yard operations for logistics hubs.
Cerence Inc., the global industry leader in creating unique, moving
experiences for the automotive world, and HERE Technologies, a global
leader in mapping and location platform services, announced that they
have teamed up to integrate HERE location intelligence with the Cerence
Drive portfolio to bring advanced AI-powered mobility assistant
offerings to the automotive industry.
BAE Systems, a world leader in electric propulsion, has been selected by
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and the Republic of Ireland’s National
Transport Authority (NTA) to supply up to 600 electric power and
propulsion systems for its new fleet of buses in Ireland. The selection
includes an initial order for 100 systems.
Designers of automotive self-driving systems can now enable higher-speed
autonomous driving through the industry’s fastest and smallest Light
Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) ICs from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.