IFP Energies nouvelles launches DriveQuant start-up in the connected mobility sector

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The market for services associated with connected vehicles is expanding rapidly. It is likely to generate some US$350 billion dollars by 2020 according to the “The Connected Mobility Global Forecast 2016” study conducted by Ptolemus Consulting Group. In 2010, IFPEN launched research projects concerning connected vehicles, particularly in the field of eco-driving. IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) is launching a dedicated start-up: DriveQuant.

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Renesas Electronics introduces new software packages to improve security and safety of connected cars

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Renesas Electronics announced new software packages for the R-Car automotive computing platform to improve security and safety capabilities for next-generation connected cars. Automotive systems—including cloud-connected systems, instrument cluster, and driver monitoring—are expanding in number and scale year by year.

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Continental showcases “Super Clean Electrified” connected, optimized 48V mild hybrid diesel; post-Eu6d

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The first 48-volt diesel hybrid has already gone into production in Europe, and a second production launch is already in the pipeline for 2017. An additional significant reduction in emissions is achieved with the help of connected Energy Management (cEM).

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A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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I had no family connections, inheritance or trust fund. Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired. And I’m cranky – angry even – I’ve got no patience left.

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DENSO and Toyota Tsusho to test quantum computing analysis of IoT traffic data

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This type of technology will be essential in the connected era, when vehicles and mobility systems need to process large amounts of data in real-time. Connected vehicles Internet of Things Quantum computing

Parker Project demonstrates cross-brand V2G in Denmark; more tests of grid services slated

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With the demonstrations kicked off in the second half of 2017, the project has now demonstrated that the vehicles are operational and able to deliver services across brands. Parker’s test plan contains 11 services which will be tested during the winter of 2017.

Verizon replaces 234 vans in New York City with hybrid vans using XL Hybrids technology

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Verizon and XL Hybrids are using wireless data connectivity systems in all hybrid-electric vans in the program, including the XL Link cloud-based big data analytics system.

Startup Byton: electric cars aren't the innovation; connectivity, personal tech features are

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Electric-car startup Byton understands that the road to success is littered with plenty of broken-down dreams. The new EV company's executives, though, figure things are different now, to the point that arriving a bit late to the party is actually a good thing. Whether you're looking at Faraday Future or Lucid or Nio or Tesla, the co-founders of. China CES plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Silicon Valley Consumer Electronics Show Startups Byton

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Toyota and Mazda enter business and capital alliance; $1.6B plant in US, joint development for electric, connected vehicle tech

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The companies agreed to: 1) establish a joint venture that produces vehicles in the United States; 2) jointly develop technologies for electric vehicles; 3) jointly develop connected-car technology; 4) collaborate on advanced safety technologies; and 5) expand complementary products. Jointly develop connected technology and collaborate on advanced safety technologies. Anticipated date of share acquisition (due date of the payment is 2 October 2017.

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DOE releasing $20M in funding to ARPA-E awardees; NEXTCAR and REFUEL projects

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This completes the approval process for projects selected in ARPA-E’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) ( earlier post ) and Renewable Energy to Fuels Through Utilization of Energy-Dense Liquids (REFUEL) ( earlier post )programs. NEXTCAR projects will take advantage of the increasingly complex and connected systems in cars and trucks to improve their energy efficiency, with a goal of reducing individual vehicle energy usage by 20%.

Airbiquity introduces OTAmatic for connected vehicle over-the-air (OTA) software updates and data management

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Airbiquity launched launch of OTAmatic, an automotive over-the-air (OTA) solution that orchestrates and automates software updates and data management for connected vehicles. The benefits of automotive OTA are multifaceted, including recall cost and cybersecurity mitigation, operations optimization, increased customer satisfaction and brand loyalty, and new opportunities for monetizing and expanding connected vehicle ecosystems.

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SAIC introduces large electric panel van in Europe: Maxus EV80

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The global debut of the MG E-motion electric concept car at the Auto Shanghai motor show in April 2017 epitomized the strategy of the resurgent MG brand. SAIC Mobility Europe, a division of China’s largest vehicle manufacturer, SAIC, is introducing the Maxus light commercial vehicle brand.

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Fisker files patents on solid-state battery technology; anticipating automotive-ready from 2023

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They may be wound in cylindrical cells with higher voltage output, allowing usage of current tooling and machinery for battery packs—in addition to lesser cell-to-cell connections, thermal management and safety requirements.

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DOT to award up to $60M for advanced transportation and congestion management projects; V2X, ITS and mobility services

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Systems that provide real time, predicted, and individualized information about travel choices, based on data from sensors (traffic, weather), mobile sources (personal portable devices, connected vehicles), and other information systems (public transportation, shared-use mobility, traffic incident management, construction, parking, congestion pricing/tolls or other costs) to allow travelers and shippers to make informed decisions regarding destinations, when to travel, routes, or modes.

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Toyota and NTT agree to collaborate on ICT platform R&D for connected cars; 5G

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation have agreed to collaborate on developing, verifying, and standardizing technology in the connected car field, combining the automotive vehicle-related technologies of Toyota with the information and communication technologies(ICT) of NTT Group companies. A field trial is planned for 2018 to assess the feasibility and usability of representative services in the connected car field.

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Make the Connection: Join Revation at ICMI Contact Center Demo 2017

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Connect with us at Booth #722 to discuss how our cloud-based contact center solution can virtualize your contact center — helping to eliminate capital expenditures and lower operating expenses. We can’t wait to connect with you in Vegas!

Embark, Frigidaire, and Ryder partner to pilot Level 2 automated driving technology for Class 8 trucks

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At the transition point, the driver unhooks and connects the trailer to Embark’s automated truck, which then hauls the cargo 650 miles along the I-10 and hands it off to a Ryder driver at a transition point in Palm Springs, CA.

How to Stay Optimistic During Your Job Search

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Ask for a referral/introduction: An effective way to get an edge on other candidates is to ask for a referral or an introduction of sorts from a respectable individual who is connected to the company you are applying to. You never know who your new connection is working with.

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Home energy storage batteries lose to grid-connected solar on environmental impact

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At first glance, renewable-energy sources like solar power and energy-storage battery packs seem like a logical match. Energy storage allows excess power collected by solar panels to be stored for later use, addressing the intermittent nature of solar power. It's a concept that has already won over policymakers, electric utilities, and some. Study electric utilities renewable energy energy energy storage

UK 5*StarS consortium to focus on automotive cybersecurity in autonomous and connected vehicles

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The project will address the increased threat from cybersecurity with the proliferation of connected and autonomous road vehicles. Following its successful bid to secure funding, the consortium will research and develop an innovative assurance methodology to assure that connected autonomous vehicles components and systems have been designed and tested to the relevant cyber security standards throughout their whole lifecycle.

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Volvo Cars CEO urges government & industry to share safety-related traffic data; will skip Level 3 autonomy

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Samuelsson made his remarks at the “1st European Conference on Connected and Automated Driving” in Brussels, where he also underlined the need to put safety first when developing a regulatory framework for autonomous cars. Autonomous driving Big Data Connected vehicles Safety

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AKASOL to showcase high-performance battery systems for e-buses at Busworld Europe; expanding production

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Energy amount and power can be scaled up by connecting an unlimited number of AKASYSTEM OEM units in parallel.

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EPFL cooperative maneuvering control algorithm for integrating automated vehicles with legacy traffic; dynamic platooning

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Under the AutoNet2030 cooperative and distributed system, there is no leader; each connected vehicle communicates directly with other vehicles in the immediate vicinity. Autonomous driving Connected vehiclesResearchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), as part of the AutoNet2030 project, have developed a cooperative maneuvering control algorithm allowing automated vehicles to operate in traffic alongside manually-driven vehicles.

2017 35

SAE publishes J2954 Recommended Practice (RP) enabling wireless charging to 11 kW

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The GA contains a grid-connected Power Factor Correction (PFC) converter, followed by a DC-AC inverter, a filter and impedance matching network (IMN) connected to the GA coil.

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Renault introduces two new electric light commercial vehicles

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The company is also expanding its range of connected services for commercial customers as well as its specialist network. features a new battery, new engine, new charger, new innovative connected services, and a heat pump in the air conditioning system. Connected services.

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Mobilizing the Health Call Center Workforce (& Why It’s Needed)

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This is why the contact center technology for mobile health workers must be geared toward their specific needs and focus on increasing efficiency, not just adding another avenue of connectivity. The rise of telehealth adoption has illuminated another tech trend: mobilization.

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ABB to deliver first fuel cell system for Royal Caribbean; Ballard FCvelocity

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At ABB, we believe that the next generations of vessels will be electric, digital and connected. ABB will deliver the first fuel cell system to provide an energy source for a luxury cruise ship. The system will be piloted on board a Royal Caribbean International vessel. In October 2016, Royal Caribbean announced that its newest class of ships would be powered by LNG and would likely introduce the use of fuel cell technology. Earlier post.)

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Volvo CE unveils the next generation of its autonomous electric load carrier concept

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Volvo Construction Equipment (CE) presented the HX2 autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017.

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Audi deepening partnerships with Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent on connected cars in China

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The R&D center is part of Audi China, a 100% Audi AG daughter-company, and puts a strong focus on key future technologies such as connected car, piloted driving, new energy vehicles and digital services. We are determined to work with them on features for the connected car of the future.

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First China-built Volvo S90 sedans arrive in Europe via rail link

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The connection brings down the time it takes to transport vehicles to Europe by two thirds compared with the naval route, meaning customers receive their car faster after ordering.

2017 46

Groupe Renault acquires PVI, a specialist in the electrification of Light Commercial Vehicles

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This large van, which was unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show in January and which is due to be launched before the end of 2017, will extend the Group’s existing range of electric LCVs.

2017 46

Kia introduces Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid at Geneva

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveiled four new models. The Niro Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale across Europe during Q3 2017, pairing an economical 1.6-liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) engine with an 8.9

2017 45

It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

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We visited the Burlingames a few times in their new Georgia home, spent a Thanksgiving together and kept our friendship alive – but it was mostly Liz who was the glue, catalyst and close connection.

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Audi unveils Q8 sport concept with 48V mild hybrid system (mHEV); drive system coming to “many” Audi models

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Audi is presenting the Audi Q8 sport concept, a new performance-oriented take on the Q8 concept study introduced at the 2017 Detroit Motor Show.

2017 46

Schaeffler Group sees e-mobility and digitalization as key opportunities

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The hybrid drive/torque converter combination is also extremely efficient, as the torque converter lock-up clutch closes immediately after launch creating a solid mechanical connection between the transmission, internal combustion engine and electric motor.

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GILLIG and Cummins partner on battery-electric buses

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Beyond the technical development work, the partnership will also encompass the full range of 24/7 service support, diagnostics, over-the-air connectivity, flexible warranty plans and training programs ready for when these GILLIG electric buses enter service. At the APTA public transportation show in Atlanta, GILLIG LLC a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses, and Cummins Inc.

2017 35

Volvo Trucks introducing OTA remote programming for trucks

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Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its connected vehicle services with new Remote Programming to increase truck uptime, reduce downtime costs, and improve vehicle efficiency, all through powertrain software and parameter updates. The service will be available in the third quarter of 2017 for all Volvo trucks equipped with engines meeting 2017 US greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards.

2017 35

TomTom, Elektrobit and TISA commit to the future of OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing

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The corresponding locations are roads or a list of connected roads. TomTom, Elektrobit Automotive GmbH and the Traveller Information Services Association (TISA) have founded the Open-LR e.V. Association to secure the future of the royalty-free, OpenLR standard for dynamic location referencing.

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Volkswagen Group to spend >$40B over next 5 years to develop electric mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services and digitalization

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Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Mobility servicesThe Volkswagen Group will spend more than €34 billion (US$40 billion) by the end of 2022 on the development of electric mobility, autonomous driving, new mobility services and digitalization. Most of this investment will go into the electrification and hybridization of all Group models.

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Toyota showing two new fuel cell concepts at Tokyo Motor Show: bus and car

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Bus transportation capability, speed, punctuality, and convenience is boosted by ITS Connect, which utilizes vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications to support safe driving, together with systems that support bus convoys and that provide priority at traffic signals (PTPS).

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