Autotalks and Applied Information partner to help emergency vehicles
July 27, 2020Autotalks, which specialises in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communication solutions, has teamed up with Applied Information, Inc., an Atlanta-based provider of intelligent transportation infrastructure solutions, to save lives on the roads of Georgia, Texas, and Hawaii.
ABB looking to charge the world – breaks ground on new EV charger plant
July 27, 2020The company has started construction at its new facility in San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy, which will serve as a global centre of excellence and production site for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Continental wins serial orders for intelligent antennas and 5G connectivity
July 15, 2020As of 2023, Continental will supply two European vehicle manufacturers with intelligent antenna modules and 5G telematics units.
LeddarTech acquires VayaVision
July 07, 2020LeddarTech has acquired sensor fusion and perception software company VayaVision.
Mercedes-Benz takes equity stake in Farasis
July 06, 2020Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on its journey towards CO₂--neutral mobility. The Stuttgart-based car manufacturer has launched a strategic partnership with Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., Ltd., including taking an equity stake.
Germany amps up domestic battery production with massive state subsidies
July 03, 2020The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production.
AVL opens competence centre for sensor tests in Bavaria
June 24, 2020One of the core tasks of the competence centre is to compare the results obtained in the laboratory with real data recorded in road traffic.
AT&S uses short-time work for the Fehring plant
June 23, 2020The PCB manufacturer AT&S has decided to take advantage of temporary short-time working as a stop-gap measure for the AT&S Fehring (Austrian) location, starting on July 1, 2020.
Volkswagen increases stake in QuantumScape
June 18, 2020The Volkswagen Group is increasing its stake in QuantumScape and making an additional investment of up to US$200 million in the US battery specialist.
Danfoss secures capacities for electro-mobility chips at Infineon
June 18, 2020In view of the long-term growing market demand for power semiconductors for electric cars, Danfoss A/S and Infineon Technologies AG have signed a multi-year volume agreement.
Phoenix Contact E-Mobility GmbH expands in Poland
June 12, 2020Industrial real estate, Panattoni, will build a 15’000 square metre BTS facility for Phoenix Contact E-Mobility GmbH in Rzeszów-Dworzysko Science and Technology Park in Poland.
Vitesco and ROHM cooperate on Silicon Carbide Power Solutions
June 05, 2020The powertrain business area of Continental Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Semiconductor have recently signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020.
Volkswagen intensifies e-mobility activities in China
May 29, 2020Volkswagen has initiated the next chapter for its business in China. The automotive giant plans to increase its share in JAC Volkswagen, its joint venture for e-mobility.
SiPearl chooses Germany for its first international operational subsidiary
May 27, 2020SiPearl, a designer of the microprocessor for the European exascale supercomputer, is opening its first international subsidiary in Duisburg, in the Ruhr region, Germany, in order to build closer connections with its German partners and future clients.
Volkswagen invests in battery operations at Salzgitter
May 12, 2020The joint venture between Volkswagen Group and the Swedish battery producer Northvolt is gaining further momentum. VW moves forward to make sure the building stands ready for the JV factory.
Kuka to supply 50 robots to an e-mobility provider
May 08, 2020Kuka system partner, SAR Elektronic GmbH, is building five fully-automated production and inspection lines for an unnamed German automotive supplier. Around 50 robots from Kuka will make up the lines.
Intel expands MaaS offerings with purchase of Moovit
May 07, 2020Intel Corporation has acquired mobility-as-a-service solutions (MaaS) provider Moovit, for approximately USD 900 million (USD 840 million net of Intel Capital equity gain).
Volvo cuts 1300 jobs as COVID-19 speeds up transformationLoad more news
April 29, 2020Volvo Cars says it plans to accelerate its transformation to position the company for long term growth. As a result, it is giving notice for a reduction of 1,300 white-collar positions in its Swedish operations, plus a continued review and reduction of consultancy contracts.