Ibeo Automotive Systems, a LiDAR sensor specialist from Hamburg, has
established a wholly owned subsidiary in the United States: Ibeo
Automotive USA Inc. in Detroit. Paula Jones, the former Director of the
Customer Business Unit of Gentherm Inc., was named President and will
manage the new company.
The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) approved the
expansion of its DC Fast-charging infrastructure programme to make
fast-charging plugs at newly constructed charging stations eligible for
an incentive provided the station includes a standardised plug type of
equal or greater charging capability as the other plugs being installed.
To support its commitment to deliver integrated solutions that support
cities and their transportation systems, Ford Smart Mobility LLC (FSM), a
division of Ford Motor Company, announced an agreement to acquire
Journey Holding Corporation.
Committed to writing the future for sustainable mobility, ABB has played
a central role within the ASSURED consortium in developing a new report
that will bring us another step forward in the standardisation of e-bus
HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services,
announced a partnership with SoundHound Inc., an innovator in
voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, to add a
voice-first navigation experience to SoundHound Inc.’s Houndify voice AI
Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Solaris Bus &
Coach S.A., a leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturer and
Ballard partner headquartered in Bolechowo, Poland, for 12 FCmove-HD
fuel cell modules to power 12 buses to be deployed with SASA Bolzano,
the public transport operator in Bolzano, Italy under the Joint
Initiative For Hydrogen Vehicles Across Europe (“JIVE”) funding
Forsee Power, a French specialist in smart battery systems for urban
mobility, is gaining traction in the UK market via CaetanoBus, a
manufacturer selected by operator Abellio to equip two electric bus
routes in London. A total of 34 buses will be delivered from the first
quarter of 2020.
Virgin Hyperloop One announced a development partnership with the Saudi
Arabia’s Economic City Authority (ECA) to conduct a study to build the
world’s longest test and certification hyperloop track, as well as a
research and development centre and hyperloop manufacturing facility
north of Jeddah.
GreenMobility will launch their all-electric city car concept in the UK.
Together withFranklin Cars Ltd., the company will be introducing the
service to the three major “Powerhouses of the North”, Liverpool, Leeds
As Toyota Motor Europe (TME)’s hybrid vehicle sales continue to rise as a
percentage of total sales in the European region, reaching 52% in H1
2019, the company continues its efforts to localise production of hybrid
engine components in Europe.