Electric Vehicles – Page 10

  • saic.automotiveIT
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    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...

  • bosch.automotiveIT
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    Bosch announces new mobility initiatives

    2018-02-24T16:49:24Z

    Bosch CEO Denner announced a range of new connected products (Photo: Bosch) Robert Bosch has formed a separate division that will focus on mobility technologies, including car sharing, ride sharing and connectivity-based services. The German automotive supplier also announced that it had acquired Splitting Fares (SPLT), a US start-up ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Daimler starts building “most modern” Mercedes car plant

    2018-02-23T09:13:00Z

    Daimler s production boss says Factory 56 marks a milestone in car manufacturing (Photo: Daimler) Daimler officially laid the foundation stone this week for what it called “the most modern” car production facility in the world. The premium car group said its “Factory 56” plant in ...

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    Canada insight: Ontario is supporting high-tech R&D, electric vehicle ownership

    2017-12-18T13:00:00Z

    Brad Duguid is minister of economic development and growth for the Canadian province of Ontario. In this capacity, he plays an important role in helping the regional automotive industry stay competitive.

  • Screen-Shot-2017-12-18-at-10.28.39
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    For Toyota, a new goal: 5.5 million EVs a year by 2030

    2017-12-18T12:59:00Z

    Toyota will rely on several electrification technologies (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor announced a commitment Monday to start selling a much broader range of full electric and other electrified vehicles in coming years, moving away from a heavy reliance on its pioneering hybrid-electric technology. The Japanese car ...

  • panasonic-batteries
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    Toyota, Panasonic cooperate on prismatic EV batteries

    2017-12-18T12:56:00Z

    Automotive lithium-ion batteries are a core business for Panasonic (Photo: Panasonic) Toyota Motor and Panasonic will jointly conduct a feasibility study of the potential of so-called prismatic batteries. The cooperation underscores a growing expectation in the auto industry that battery technology will be a crucial competitive factor ...

  • Article

    Ford, Alibaba to cooperate in China

    2017-12-18T12:54:00Z

    Ford Motor and China’s Alibaba Group will jointly look for areas of cooperation, specifically in fields such as connectivity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, mobility services and digital marketing.

  • Hau Thai-Tang.Ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford: "The shift from hardware to software is changing the cost structure"

    2017-10-30T11:11:00Z

    Ford’s global purchasing chief, Thai-Tang, 51, discusses Ford’s software-focused strategic goals, the reasoning behind some of its recent investment decisions, and the implications of the industry’s move to electric mobility.

  • ford.automotiveIT
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    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

  • emove360.automotiveIT
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    Electric vehicles: slow progress or a revolution?

    2017-10-17T17:59:00Z

    The new mobility trade show eMove360 takes place every year in Munich (Photo: Bongard) Judging by the enthusiasm of the 304 exhibitors at this year’s eMove360 trade fair in Munich this year, electric vehicles have arrived. Granted, there weren’t any automaker stands at the annual show. ...

  • Delphi.automotiveIT
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    Delphi: "We are pushing to make OTA happen"

    2017-10-16T10:27:00Z

    Mary Gustanski, who leads engineering at Delphi, sees a need for a new vehicle IT architecture.

  • ZF.automotiveIT
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    Nvidia unveils computing platform for Level 5 autonomous vehicles

    2017-10-11T19:04:05Z

    Huang stressed that computing power is key to autonomous driving (Photo: Nvidia) MUNICH - Nvidia has developed a computer platform small enough to leave sufficient room in the trunk and powerful enough to manage the array of systems needed to make Level 5 autonomous vehicles a reality. Nvidia founder ...

  • dyson.automotiveIT
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    Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson plans an EV for 2020

    2017-09-27T18:47:35Z

    James Dyson first developed a bagless vacuum cleaner. (Photo: Dyson) British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson plans to invest 2.0 billion pounds to build an electric car that should be ready as early as 2020. Dyson's visionary founder, James Dyson, unveiled the plan in an email to staff that laid out ...

  • delphi.automotiveIT
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    Delphi's electronics unit to be named "Aptiv;" Autoliv mulls split

    2017-09-27T17:10:33Z

    Delphi's focus has shifted from traditional powertrain components to connected electronics systems (Photo: Delphi) Delphi intends to call its soon-to-be-independent electrical and electronics division "Aptiv," as the US-based automotive supplier group moves to spin off its powertrain operations into a separate company. Aptiv will be headed by the combined ...

  • audi.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: Audi electronics chief sees more work ahead in new mobility

    2017-09-20T16:26:00Z

    Audi s Mueller: Cars need end-to-end architecture (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT Audi s new flagship A8 model is filled with state-of-the-art connected technology, but the premium brand s head of electrical and electronics development said Wednesday that a quantum leap in several key ...

  • bmw.automotiveIT
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    carIT Congress: BMW executive sees cooperation as essential for autonomous driving

    2017-09-20T11:45:17Z

    BMW's Frickenstein says car industry cannot manage data on its own (Photo: Claus Dick) FRANKFURT -- Cooperation between automakers, IT companies and other stakeholders in the car industry is essential to realize autonomous driving, Elmar Frickenstein, head of fully automated driving at BMW, said Wednesday. In an address to ...

  • t-systems.automotiveIT
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    T-Systems CEO to depart

    2017-09-18T11:51:00Z

    Reinhard Clemens (Photo: T-Systems) Reinhard Clemens, who heads German business services group T-Systems, will leave his post January 1, 2018, parent company Deutsche Telekom said in a press release. A successor from outside the company has been appointed and will be announced shortly. Clemens served on ...

  • baic.automotiveIT
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    ZF, BAIC agree to jointly build EV components in China

    2017-09-18T11:22:00Z

    China is the world s biggest EV market. Sales are expected to grow sharply in coming years.(Photo: BAIC) ZF Friedrichshafen and China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Corp (BAIC) plan to jointly produce components for electric vehicles in China. The agreement reflects expectations that EVs will soon play ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
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    IAA: Volkswagen steps up electric-vehicle push

    2017-09-11T22:01:00Z

    On the eve of the IAA, VW CEO Mueller affirms the carmaker s commitment to electrification (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group unveiled a new strategy Monday to drive electrification across its model range and make sure it has access to the batteries needed to power its cars. ...

  • edag.automotiveIT
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    IAA: EDAG to show agile development in action

    2017-09-06T11:34:38Z

    At many auto shows, EDAG has shown innovative concept vehicles such as the 2016 Soulmate smart car (Photo: EDAG) Engineering specialist EDAG will use this year's Frankfurt Auto Show to give a live demonstration of new, agile development methods. At its IAA stand, the company plans to develop a ...