On the 9th and 10th of July at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, more than 400 global experts gathered to discuss connected and autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, energy/battery, infrastructure, fleet conversion and future mobility trends at the 2 co-located TaaS Technology conferences.
Toyota Motor Corporation announced that it will conduct verification
tests in Toyota City using driving data obtained from “Ha:mo Ride,” a
car-sharing service that utilises “COMS” ultra-compact BEVs (battery
electric vehicles), from September 9 to October 13.
City transport operator Miejskie Zakłady Autobusowe w Warszawie (MZA)
acquired 130 electric buses for nearly PLN400 million ($104 million).
This biggest yet commission for zero-emission buses in Europe was won by
Solaris. The articulated Urbino 18 electric will be delivered to the
capital of Poland in 2020.
The Xpeng G3 2019 version obtained the highest total score of 92.2%
among electric vehicles in the latest China New Car Assessment Program
(C-NCAP) safety test, according to official results announced on 13
Autotalks, a world leader in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication
solutions and China’s Datang, a leader in developing C-V2X
communications standards and the provider of system solution of C-V2X,
have successfully tested chipset-level interoperability of their
respective solutions for C-V2X direct communication.
Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and
Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced a partnership
with Chery Automobile, one of the largest automotive manufacturers in
Curtiss Motorcycles unveiled the latest addition to its growing electric
motorcycle lineup — Hades. With Hades’ unveiling, the man behind the
machine was also revealed as none other than legendary designer JT
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD Europe jointly announced that the
companies’ electric vehicle partnership, which delivers the leading UK
electric bus, has already topped 100 double deck bus sales.
Ballard Power Systems, a global fuel cell pioneer celebrating its 40th
anniversary in 2019, announced that it has arranged for several Ballard
employees to purchase B.C.’s (British Columbia, Canada) first fleet of
fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) from Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI).
Being the first series production electric vehicle to be rechargeable at
up to 150 kW, the Audi e-tron is particularly well placed to reap the
efficiency rewards offered by IONITY’s latest high power fast charging
station in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, which officially opens for
business on July 18.
Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), worldwide partner of the Olympic and
Paralympic Games, announced that to support the Olympic and Paralympic
Games Tokyo 2020, it is developing a special new product, the “APM
(Accessible People Mover)”, a mobility vehicle designed expressly for
use at the Games.