Continental will use the example of “Connected Parking” at the IAA to demonstrate how the future will see drivers benefit from the transfer of data collected by their vehicles in road traffic. The basis for this is the blockchain-based data-monetisation platform.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. and Volkswagen have shared early glimpses into Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology and its future applications. In a Volkswagen concept car, the companies showed the capabilities of Ultra-Wideband for advancing security, safety and convenience in vehicles.
On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) announced AUD15 million ($10 million) in funding to Evie Networks to build an ultrafast electric vehicle charging network along the highways of Australia.
Following the great success of the first congress in 2017, Grammer AG is organising the second International Comfort Congress in conjunction with the University of Salerno (Italy), Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom) and the University of Technology of Amberg’s partner city Delft (Netherlands).
At this year’s IAA in September, Webasto will show its broad range of solutions for current mobility trends under the motto “Future Mobility Driver”. The company plans to introduce innovations relating to autonomous driving, electromobility and interior comfort.
In the move towards electrification, the automotive industry is facing the greatest transformation in its history. At IAA 2019, SEG Automotive is approaching this complex issue by introducing a range of new products which support the transition towards more efficient combustion engines, 48V hybrids and electrification.
Allego has now opened a HPC location at Ettenhuber GmbH. The charging infrastructure in Munich/Feldkirchen at Otto-Lilienthal-Ring 22 has been installed. Ettenhuber is a German bus company with a fleet of over 100 buses and 3 electric ones.
Leamington Spa-based automotive innovation business, Drive System Design (DSD), will present its system level approach to optimising electric vehicle NVH at the Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2019, Millbrook, Bedfordshire.
Bestmile, the leading Fleet Orchestration Platform used to plan, manage, and optimise autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets announced it has raised $16.5 million in a Series B round and has strengthened its leadership to accelerate its growth.
Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions company BrightBlu has appointed Yash Chitalia as Head of Technical Operations. Yash Chitalia comes with four years of global experience in the electric vehicle charging industry at EVBox, the global market leader in electric vehicle charging solutions.
A new Golf is rolling up to the starting grid, marking the eighth generation. The design and digital innovations launch this bestseller – of which more than 35 million been built – into a new age: the era of electrified drives, a digitalised and connected interior world, assisted driving and online-based functions and services. The next generation of the Golf will shape the era with new impulses.
Toyota Motor Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation announced that the two companies entered into an agreement regarding a capital alliance, in order to establish and promote a long-term partnership between the two companies for promoting collaboration in new fields, including the field of autonomous driving.
SEAT is expanding the efficiency and desirability of the Tarraco, introducing plug-in hybrid powertrain technology and the sporty FR trim. The Tarraco plug-in hybrid is a demonstration of SEAT strategy towards electrification, which will include six electric and plug-in hybrid SEAT and CUPRA models until the beginning of 2021.
Blink Charging Co., a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging station products, announced that the company has installed four EV Charging Stations at the newest residential building in the trendy Design District neighbourhood of Miami, Wynwood 25.
Argo AI, in collaboration with Ford, is planning to work directly with cities as the companies prepare to launch services enabled by self-driving vehicles, engaging local leaders to learn how this technology can be deployed in a way that best serves the needs.
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced that Optimus Ride will use Velodyne’s groundbreaking LiDAR sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving vehicles. The sensors provide rich computer perception data that enables real-time object and free space detection for safe navigation and reliable operation. Optimus Ride, a leading self-driving vehicle technology company on a mission to transform mobility, will soon be operating its self-driving systems in four US states.
Gogoro, a technology leader transforming how innovation is accelerating
the shift to sustainable urban mobility, announced an important step
forward in its vision to enable cleaner, smarter cities, by partnering
with TIC Corporation in South Korea to bring Gogoro’s business focused
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From the end of August the EBS public transport company will be operating 93 Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT hybrid low-floor urban buses in the Rotterdam – The Hague metropolitan area, Netherlands. The fleet is made up of 83 Citaro NGT hybrid solo buses and ten Citaro G NGT hybrid articulated buses. Their common characteristic is the combination of a gas-powered engine with a hybrid module.
Hyundai Motor Group has developed a new prototype electric scooter. Building on its initial concept presented at CES 2017, the new model boasts rear-wheel drive, a highly-capable lithium battery and stylish front and rear lights.
Polestar, the electric performance brand, opened its first production facility, a key milestone for the rapidly growing car company. Polestar also announced its World Manufacturing Identifier, which officiates the brand as a standalone car company.