Latest Electric Vehicles – Page 9

  • DAB+
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    Digital radio reception improved by software upgrade

    2018-08-16T15:33:13Z

    Image: Bruce Parrott, Fotolia.com The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) has developed a new software-defined DAB+ digital radio solution for automotive application. Its update to its DAB+ software library involves ‘spur suppression’ technology which improves radio reception, enhances the reception sensitivity of radio receivers, extends the range of ...

  • KR Quantec_prime
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    China's GAC orders 430 Kuka robots plus cloud platform

    2018-08-09T12:50:00Z

    Image: Kuka AG Automated systems supplier Kuka, based in Augsburg, Germany, has taken an order from Chinese automaker GAC NE (New Energy) for 430 industrial robots. These will be deployed to build electric vehicles in this GAC Group division s new production plant in Guangzhou, for joining ...

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    Bosch implements AR for technical service training

    2018-08-03T13:04:30Z

    Image: Bosch Bosch is implementing augmented reality (AR) in technical service training at its 31 support workshops worldwide. Courses developed at its training center in Plochingen, near Stuttgart, will be offered to 3500 global employees to update them on technical developments in vehicle servicing and repair. These accredited courses, ...

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    Toyota takes InfoTechnology Center in-house

    2018-07-24T17:35:57Z

    Image: Toyota Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced the reorganization of its InfoTechnology Center research and development companies. The functions of the Tokyo-based InfoTechnology Center (ITC Japan) will be absorbed into TMC’s in-house Connected Company by March 2019, and ITC USA, California, will be incorporated into Toyota Motor North ...

  • Bosch und Daimler: Metropole in Kalifornien wird Pilotstadt für automatisiertes Fahren
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    Bosch and Daimler announce pilot automated driving trial in California

    2018-07-11T15:58:25Z

    Image: Daimler Bosch and Daimler have announced a pilot trial of fully-automated and driverless driving in an as-yet unnamed metropolitan city in California, with a test fleet hitting the road in the second half of next year. Daimler Mobility Services is expected to be the operator of a fleet ...

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    Volkswagen, Renault and PSA all announce new car-sharing and mobility services

    2018-07-10T11:18:36Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen will launch a fleet of shared electric vehicles in Germany next year, with international roll-out of its car-sharing services from 2020. Expanding Volkswagen’s ‘We’ customer platform, the mobility service will focus initially on cities in Europe, North America and Asia. Jürgen Stackmann, Volkswagen brand board member ...

  • Audi e-tron prototype: Audi City Berlin
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    Audi partners with SMA Solar Technology, Hager Group for connected e-tron charging

    2018-06-19T16:18:38Z

    Audi wants to seamlessly connect its future e-tron EV to an intelligently connected home (Image: Audi) Audi’s upcoming e-tron electric SUV will be offered with an optional 22kW charging system that connects to a domestic energy management system via the home's wi-fi. This will allow owners to charge on ...

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    Mercedes-Benz TecFactory: “We are systematically orienting the factory structure to digitalization”

    2018-06-15T19:09:00Z

    Andreas Friedrich, manager of the Mercedes-Benz TecFactory, talks about new technologies and production methods and the role digitalization will play in shaping tomorrow’s car plants.

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    Volkswagen reports successful simulation using quantum computing

    2018-06-11T17:39:00Z

    Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen has used a quantum computer to successfully simulate molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains, and says that this is an important step in developing batteries for electric vehicles. It is now to move onto simulating more complex chemical compounds, with the aim of ...

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    Daimler Trucks presents automation center, sets up global e-mobility group

    2018-06-08T11:05:12Z

    Freightliner eCascadia [left] and eM2 [right] Image: Daimler Daimler Trucks & Buses is establishing a new Automated Truck Research and Development Center in Portland, Oregon. This US facility is developing, fine-tuning, testing and validating automated driving systems, in collaboration with other Daimler Trucks centers in Stuttgart and Bangalore. Other ...

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    Goodyear to test intelligent tires at Mcity in Michigan

    2018-06-05T09:15:43Z

    Image: University of Michigan Goodyear plans to extend its research into ‘intelligent’ connected, sensor-equipped tires and will carry out testing with electric and autonomous vehicles at the Mcity Test Facility [pictured]. Mcity, a public-private partnership led by the University of Michigan, has a 16-acre site of roads and traffic ...

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    eMotorWorks extends cloud platform for EV charging

    2018-05-14T12:55:59Z

    Image: eMotorWerks The eMotorWerks JuiceNet cloud software suite for managing electric vehicle charging stations has been extended for commercial fleet operators. The new JuiceNet Enterprise platform allows operators to simplify the management of multiple charging facilities at different sites, using a single cloud dashboard. It also helps to optimize ...

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    Ford Smart Mobility and Zotye form mobility joint venture

    2018-05-04T09:38:27Z

    MOU signing ceremony; [L-R] Chen Jing, vice president of Zotye Auto; Jin Zheyong, chairman of Zotye Auto; Marcy Klevorn, executive vice president and president of mobility, Ford Motor Company; Peter Fleet, Ford group vice president and president, Ford Asia Pacific. Image: Ford Ford Smart Mobility has signed a memorandum ...

  • evelozcity.automotiveIT
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    Former Opel CEO Neumann joins Evelozcity

    2018-04-27T13:48:13Z

    Karl-Thomas Neumann will join the EV start-up in May (Photo: Opel) Former Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is joining the senior management team of electric-vehicle startup Evelozcity. Neumann will be in charge of mobility and will develop the company's connected car strategy, launch mobility concepts and oversee customer experience, branding ...

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    Volkswagen announces multiple digitalization and new mobility investments in China

    2018-04-27T11:24:54Z

    VW showed the first member of its SOL range, the SOL E20X, at the Beijing Auto Show (Image: VW) Volkswagen Group has announced direct investments of around 15 billion euros into e-mobility, autonomous driving, business digitalization and new mobility services in China, part of a 34 billion euro global ...

  • SF Motors SF5
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    SF Motors to open new Californian R&D center

    2018-04-27T11:17:27Z

    Trial production of the SF5 (pictured) and SF7 will start later this year (Image: SF Motors) SF Motors is to add a new research and development facility in Milpitas, California, to bolster its ties with tech talent and suppliers in Silicon Valley. This will be at the new McCarthy ...

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    Visteon to supply SmartCore cockpit control platform to Geely Auto

    2018-04-27T11:15:18Z

    Geely Bo Yue, featuring GKUI platform Image: Geely Auto Visteon is to supply its SmartCore cockpit domain controller platform to Geely Auto for upcoming electric vehicles from the Geely and Lynk&Co brands. This platform will be integrated with Geely’s own GKUI ‘intelligent ecosystem’, which delivers cloud-based infotainment, as well ...

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    Daimler-Hubject trial concluded: digital certificate developed for app-free EV charging

    2018-04-24T07:51:51Z

    Latest Smart Fortwo EQ supports Plug&Charge [Image: Daimler] Daimler and Hubject have concluded their pilot trial of the Plug&Charge digital certificate system, which enables electric vehicle drivers to access public recharging facilities without the need for a smartphone app or RFID card. The latest Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour ...

  • china.automotiveIT
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    China's market opening seen as opportunity for automotive players

    2018-04-18T19:26:00Z

    The Automotive Logistics China conference in Chengu revealed new opportunity or automotive and technology players in China.

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    Volvo Trucks launches all-electric truck

    2018-04-17T13:14:01Z

    Volvo's electric truck can be recharged in up to 2 hours (Photo: Volvo Trucks) Volvo Trucks is getting ready to launch its first all-electric truck for commercial use. The Volvo FL Electric will go on sale in Europe in 2019. The Swedish truck maker said the FL Electric will ...