Ohio Governor John R. Kasich signed an executive order to authorise autonomous vehicle testing in Ohio and to lay out a roadmap for how the automotive industry can test their technologies in the state.
2019 will see the launch of the EQC â€“ the first all-electric Mercedes-Benz model from the new product and technology brand EQ. Between January and March, prototypes of the new model series completed tough winter testing in northern Sweden.
CTEK, a global brand in the care and maintenance of vehicle batteries, has announced the acquisition of Chargestorm AB, a Swedish developer of products and systems for the charging of electric vehicles.
Volvo Cars is working with Google to embed the voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store, Google Maps and other Google services into its next-generation Sensus infotainment system, based on Googleâ€™s Android operating system.
NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas.
Aeris announced availability of its AerisÂ® Mobility Platform (AMP), a cloud and micro-services-based IoT platform that provides the building blocks that enable the Internet of Things for enterprises and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
The Board of Directors of LG Electronics has approved the acquisition of leading automotive lighting and headlight systems provider ZKW Group, capping a deal worth more than EUR 1.1 billion, LGâ€™s largest acquisition to date.
Scotlandâ€™s first fully functioning battery recycling plant which could handle up to 12,000 tonnes of battery waste every year, is extending its dismantling lines to prepare for the disassembly of an increasing number of electric vehicle (EV) batteries (Li-Ion), as the uptake of electric vehicles increases across the UK.
At Volkswagen Groupâ€™s Media Event, held at Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, Volkswagen Group demonstrated the companyâ€™s commitment to delivering Peopleâ€™s Mobility solutions to Chinese consumers.