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  • its europe.automotiveIT

    ITS Europe, Helsinki


    The 10th European ITS Congress will take place in Helsinki June 16-19, with sessions set to focus on how new IT applications can improve transportation systems. ITS, short for Intelligent Transportation Systems, brings together municipal and other authorities, transportation companies, IT service providers, Â thought leaders, technologists, researchers and other ...

  • honda FCX_Clarity.automotiveIT

    Carmakers target 2014-2017 for fuel cell vehicles in Nordic countries


    Honda's FCX Clarity fuel-cell vehicle has been road-tested since 2002 (Photo: Honda) Four Asian carmakers plan to start selling fuel-cell electric vehicles in the Nordic countries in the 2014-2017 period. The four - Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai - signed a memorandum of understanding with several organizations to lay ...

  • volvo elviis.automotiveIT

    Volvo in smart-charging EV partnership


    Volvo wants drivers to manage EV charging from their smartphone (Photo: Volvo) Volvo is joining a cross-industry research group that wants to develop a smart on-board concept for controlling measuring and paying for electricity when charging electric-vehicle batteries. The Swedish research initiative, which is called ELVIIS (Electric Vehicle Intelligent Infra ...

  • nissan technical center.automotiveIT

    Nissan, GE collaborate to speed up EV adoption


    Nissan will coordinate joint research from its technical center in Farmington Hills, Mich (Photo: Nissan) Nissan and GE signed a two-year research collaboration pact to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles. The Japanese carmaker, whose Nissan LEAF is one of the first EVs to be available to customers worldwide, ...

  • north sea.automotiveIT

    Hamburg university coordinates regional EV infrastructure


    Countries bordering the North Sea are looking to coordinate electric-vehicle infrastructure plans Hamburg's University of Applied Sciences (HAW) is coordinating a European Union project aimed at developing an electric-vehicle infrastructure that extends beyond major metropolitan areas. The project, called the North Sea Region Electric Mobility Network, will look at climate ...