The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG has decided to manufacture the next
generation of the Macan as a fully electric series. This will be the
first all-electric compact SUV from Porsche, and is due to roll off the
assembly line at the start of the next decade.
Volkswagen and Microsoft shared progress on the development of the
Volkswagen Automotive Cloud, discussed by Dr. Herbert Diess, CEO of
Volkswagen AG, and Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, during a joint visit to
the Volkswagen Digital Lab in Berlin.
Seat has taken a giant leap in its urban micromobility strategy with the
presentation of the Minimó at the Mobile World Congress, a concept car
that has been developed as a mobility platform, showcasing the company’s
vision of the urban mobility of tomorrow.
The first battery-electric driven series-production Mercedes-Benz
eCitaro buses have been in operation in public transport in Hamburg and
Heidelberg for several weeks now. More electric buses are to follow in
Germany in the coming weeks.
Artificial perception pioneer AEye announced the addition of Abhijit
Thatte as VP of AI and Software to its executive team. Thatte is an
accomplished leader with more than 20 years of software product
development experience across industries from robotics to industrials.
WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over
distance, has entered into a technology licensing agreement with Yura
Corporation, a leading South Korea-based automotive Tier 1 supplier.
President and CEO Börje Ekholm says Ericsson will switch on 5G globally
in 2019, backed by a strong, secure and available portfolio. "We are truly switching on 5G around the world in 2019," he said.
The companies will bring together their industry-leading expertise to
develop superior and consistent connected car solutions and experiences
for customers across their combined footprints in North America, Europe and Africa.
Qualcomm Technologies, announced today the latest additions to its portfolio of Qualcomm® Automotive Wireless Solutions for next generation connected vehicles -- the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive 4G Platform and the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive 5G Platform.
The advanced computer vision technology company, Seeing Machines Limited, that designs AI-powered operator monitoring systems to improve transport safety, welcomes the outcome of the European Parliament's Internal Market Committee where a set of rules were approved to advance safety for all road users in the European Union.
The BMW Group and Daimler AG are pooling their mobility services to
create a new global player providing sustainable urban mobility for
customers. The two companies are investing more than €1 billion in total
to develop and more closely intermesh their offerings for car-sharing,
ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodal transport.
Auto industry investing just may have become more appealing, for so many
reason. Electric vehicles are becoming more mainstream every day, in
almost every nation. Manufactures are cutting production numbers
of traditional sedans and turning to trucks based on evolving consumer
acceptance; So, it shouldn't be a surprise that electric trucks are on