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Canada’s first coast-to-coast network of fast chargers

Canada’s first coast-to-coast network of fast chargers

February 14, 2019 No Comments

Petro-Canada, a Suncor business, is building a network of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations across the country. More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway at strategically located Petro-Canada stations from Nova Scotia to British Columbia. Construction is set to begin this spring with sites opening over the next year. […]

Lyft to put riders in EVs, hybrids

Lyft to put riders in EVs, hybrids

February 11, 2019 No Comments

Lyft is working to introduce thousands of electric vehicles (EVs) onto its platform, and will make it easier for riders to request them through Green Mode. These efforts will provide cleaner transportation options for Lyft riders, and increase net earnings for our driver community. Once adopted widely, EVs hold the promise of making cities more […]

U.K Government to support advanced trials of automated vehicles.

U.K Government to support advanced trials of automated vehicles.

February 6, 2019 No Comments

In a strong signal of support for the UK automotive and technology industries, the government has announced today (6 February 2019) that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of automated vehicles. Advanced trials will not be supported unless they have passed rigorous safety assessments. In response to feedback from industry, the […]

Maxwell Technologies Announce Merger Agreement with Tesla, Inc.

Maxwell Technologies Announce Merger Agreement with Tesla, Inc.

February 5, 2019 No Comments

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL or the “Company” or “Maxwell”), a leading developer and manufacturer of energy solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) to be acquired by Tesla, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA or “Tesla”). Tesla will commence an all stock exchange offer for all the issued and outstanding shares of […]

UK car production falls by 9.1%

UK car production falls by 9.1%

January 31, 2019 No Comments

UK Automotive on red alert as ‘no deal’ threat sees manufacturing and investment plummet UK automotive companies are today urging all politicians to do whatever it takes to avoid a ‘no deal’ Brexit as latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show British car production fell to its lowest level for […]

What Drives China’s Electric Vehicle Sales?

What Drives China’s Electric Vehicle Sales?

January 30, 2019 No Comments

China continues to dominate the world’s electric vehicle sales, but a new study finds that a good chunk of it is going to fleets to meet government mandates as subsidies fade away. Findings from a new study show a first-ever breakout of sales by consumers and fleets. Led by China’s Sina.com news with contributions from […]

VW Group Components to start series production of flexible fast charging station

VW Group Components to start series production of flexible fast charging station

January 25, 2019 No Comments

The transformation of Volkswagen Group Components towards e-mobility continues to gather pace. Today, the new brand within the Volkswagen Group announced its decision to start series production of the flexible fast charging station from 2020 onwards. This station, based on the principle of a powerbank, can charge up to 4 vehicles at the same time […]

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Air Vehicle

January 24, 2019 No Comments

Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company’s urban air mobility efforts, utilized Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and will continue testing to advance […]

How does an Electric Car work ?

How does an Electric Car work ?

January 22, 2019 No Comments

This video will unveil the hidden technologies behind the Tesla Model S

TOMTOM AND DENSO TO DEVELOP END-TO-END AUTONOMOUS DRIVING SYSTEM

TOMTOM AND DENSO TO DEVELOP END-TO-END AUTONOMOUS DRIVING SYSTEM

January 22, 2019 No Comments

TomTom (TOM2), announced that it will accelerate the future of driving by collaborating with DENSO on its software platform for autonomous vehicles. TomTom’s High Definition (HD) Map will work in combination with DENSO in-vehicle sensors such as cameras and radars to power the localization, perception and path planning functions for a complete autonomous driving system. […]

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