The eBike Grant Fund for 2019/20 has provided over 100 e-bikes to 19
organisations across Scotland. Over £273,000 ($338,520) has been awarded
from the Scottish Government so far, with additional awards expected by
the end of the year.
Early results of an R&D project to develop a scalable Electric Drive
Unit (EDU) for future electric vehicles is amongst the highlights of
Ricardo’s presence at the CTI’s 8th International Congress and Expo, to
be hosted in Shanghai, China.
The City of Peachtree Corners celebrated the grand opening of Curiosity
Lab at Peachtree Corners, America’s first intelligent mobility and smart
city living laboratory powered by cutting-edge infrastructure and
Sprint’s True Mobile 5G– where companies will prove out Internet of
Things (IoT/connected device) applications and technologies that will
change the way people live and the way businesses operate in the near
Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Tianmu Lake
Institute of Advanced Energy Storage Technologies (TIES), a major
Chinese energy storage research and development centre, to build an
Advanced Battery Technology Innovation Centre.
US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced nearly $60
million in federal grant funding to eight projects in seven states to
test the safe integration of automated driving systems (ADS) on American
During National Drive Electric Week, Florida Power & Light Company
(FPL) announced a new electric vehicle (EV) charging initiative that
will propel Florida to the forefront of sustainable transportation.
CTEK, a global brand in battery management solutions, has signed a deal
with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of
electricity and heat, to supply Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging
equipment and associated services across Europe.
Autonomous vehicles driving on London’s complex and congested streets
are required to make 150 independent vehicle detections every second and
can detect traffic lights in 1/2,000th of a second – faster than the
human eye, according to Oxbotica, a leading autonomous vehicle software
wejo Ltd, a UK-based tech firm transforming global mobility through
connected vehicle data, and Waycare, a smart mobility cloud-based
traffic management firm operating in the US and Israel, announced a new
partnership in which Waycare will utilise wejo’s connected car data for
more accurate traffic management solutions.
With the pilot project “Cobalt for Development”, the BMW Group, BASF SE,
Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics kicked off their cross-industrial
initiative aimed at improving working conditions of the people working
at an artisanal cobalt mine site in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR
The all-electric Renault ZOE will be helping to save lives and some of
the UK’s most beautiful scenery after the Scottish Fire & Rescue
Service (SFRS) ordered 45 to be used throughout Scotland in the support
of its frontline operations.
Porsche CEO, Oliver Blume, said in an interview that the German sports
carmaker will take a final call within the next one year on whether the
718 Boxster and 718 Cayman series will be launched solely in electrified
Hella Pagid, the Essen-based brake system specialist for the independent
aftermarket and joint venture of the automotive suppliers TMD Friction
and HELLA, is now planning the future-oriented expansion of its brake
fluids product range.
Ouster, a leading provider of high-resolution LiDAR sensors for
autonomous vehicles, robotics, and mapping, is working with NVIDIA to
provide LiDAR sensors for use in Level 3 to Level 5 autonomous driving
systems being developed by major global OEMs targeting production in