More than 100 electric school buses, powered by a Cummins fully electric
drivetrain, have been ordered to date from Blue Bird Corporation, a
school bus manufacturer highly focused on alternative fuel technologies.
The concept of the super-fast Avant is more tightly woven into the Audi
DNA than virtually any other hallmark of Vorsprung durch Technik, and
that concept has been refined yet again in the creation of the new,
fourth generation RS 6 Avant.
Jaguar Land Rover is developing next-generation head-up display
technology that could beam real-time safety information in front of the
driver, and allow passengers to stream 3D movies direct from their seats
as part of a shared, autonomous future.
Congested roads and full car parks – these days, anyone wishing to drive
into Prague’s city centre must be prepared for traffic jams and long
waiting times. The new Citymove app– developed by Škoda Auto DigiLab –
helps users to decide whether it is worth leaving their car at home.
At the IAA, the EDAG Group will be hosting the world premiere of the
“EDAG CityBot” concept car – a fully autonomous, networked robot vehicle
which, with its numerous trailer and rucksack modules, is capable of
handling any transport and work situations in urban areas, and is also
in motion 24/7.
HERE Technologies, a global leader in location platform services,
announced a partnership with CarVi Inc. to provide better insights into
driver behaviour, improve driver safety and help with driver coaching.
The new partnership provides greater intelligence for insurance risk
analysis and helps consumers reduce insurance premiums.
Elektrobit (EB), a global supplier of embedded and connected software
products for the automotive industry, announced that it provided the
software design, development and integration services for Weltmeister
(WM) Motor’s first electric vehicle, the WM EX5, a compact sports
Australia’s National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has reached
a key milestone in Bega with the launch of its 20th Electric Vehicle
Fast Charging station, marking the halfway point in its $10 million
commitment to build one of Australia’s largest fast charging networks
across NSW and the ACT.
An investment agreement was signed in Shanghai between Hella Fast
Forward Shanghai, the incubator of internationally operating lighting
and electronics expert Hella, and Beijing Nebula Link Technology Co.
Ltd, a high-tech enterprise specialised in next-generation intelligent
traffic systems and intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) technologies.
Porsche announced that during 24 hours, a pre-production Taycan covered a
distance of exactly 2,128.1 miles before the world premiere on
September 4 as part of a test at the Nardo high-speed track in Italy,
nearly the distance from the Porsche headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia to
the Porsche Experience Centre in Los Angeles, California.
rideOS, a technology platform designed to accelerate the safe, global
rollout of next-generation transportation fleets, launched its new
Ridehail Platform — including a Ridehail API and open-source mobile
Silicon Valley supercar manufacturer, Drako Motors, introduced its first
limited production electric supercar, Drako GTE, in a World Premiere
taking place at the prestigious Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel,
Southern California-based Karma Automotive, the creator of luxury
electric vehicles and high-tech incubator, set the price of its 2020
Revero GT at $135,000 with retail deliveries starting in the fourth
To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and
greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from tailpipes, San Diego Gas &
Electric (SDG&E) will launch a major effort to help electrify large
vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission
transportation beyond passenger vehicles.