Audi involved in EEBUS standard for intelligent connection of EVs and buildings

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However, this requires all large power generators and consumers to be connected in order to ensure intelligent control of power requirements. The devices are connected via a home energy management system (HEMS). Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Standards V2X

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finally connected

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m ready to install it in electric red this weekend that should conclude phase 2 ( the mechanical refit) and I should be able to blaze through the electrical, and battery phase. Finally, after cajoling the machinist for a month, I finally got my connector between the motor and trans.

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Toyota to make “Connected Vehicles” its new standard in Japan; redesigned Crown and Corolla Sport as 1st-generation Connected Cars

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Crown and Corolla Sport, as the first generation of “Connected Cars,” come standard with an on-board Data Communication Module (DCM) that links to a Controller Area Network (CAN). Connected Car Service using MSPF. The redesigned Crown: first-generation connected car flagship.

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Pecan Street launches Texas’ first grid-connected vehicle-to-grid research and testing center

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Pecan Street estimates that each electric vehicle connected to this kind of dispatchable system could power a home for two to five hours or power up to five homes for about an hour each. Electric (Battery) V2XAustin, Texas-based energy research organization Pecan Street Inc.

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Didi Chuxing sets up JV with China EV maker BAIC-BJEV; next-gen connected car systems; Transportation Brain

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Ltd (JingJu) aims to combine the two companies’ strengths in new energy fleet operation and AI transportation solutions to develop next-generation connected-car systems. Public transportation data resources and DiDi analytics are now connected.

2019 101

EV Connect and GM partner to enhance charging experience for Bolt EV drivers

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EV Connect has announced a collaboration with General Motors, through which EV Connect will help GM improve Chevrolet Bolt EV drivers’ charging experience with dynamic charge station data, including insights on station status. With 6,000 charge ports under contract through its EV Cloud, EV Connect is the largest open platform in the US. By collaborating with EV Connect, we are continuing our efforts to remove obstacles for drivers looking to charge their EV on the go.

2019 84

Mercedes-Benz unveils new Sprinter; focus on connectivity; electric drive in 2019; realizing adVANce

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As the first fully connected integral system solution, the third generation of the Sprinter demonstrates the development of the division from purely a vehicle manufacturer into a provider of complete transport and mobility solutions, the company said. Mercedes?Benz

2018 101

Groupe Renault, Connected Energy install EV charging with 2nd-life batteries at highway rest areas

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UK-based Connected Energy and Groupe Renault have installed two quick-charge stations based on Connected Energy’s E-STOR energy storage technology on highways in Belgium and Germany. —Matthew Lumsden, Managing Director of Connected Energy.

2017 78

Geely launches Lynk & Co; a new electrified and connected global car brand

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Full mobile connectivity will also be standard, working in partnership with Ericsson. Geely claims that the SUV will be the most connected car to date, built around an open API and inviting developers’ creative ideas to enrich the automotive experience.

2016 108

BMW Motorrad unveils its VISION NEXT 100 concept; electric and connected, augmented reality visor

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The BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 embodies the BMW Group’s vision of biking in a connected world—an analogue experience in a digital age. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Electric (Battery

2016 115

Mahindra and Ford agree to develop midsize and compact SUV, EV and connected car solutions

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Building on the collaboration, Mahindra and Ford also announced plans to co-develop a suite of connected car solutions for consumers. Expanding its global presence, Mahindra owns a majority stake in Ssangyong Motor Company in Korea, has forayed into the shared mobility space with investments in ridesharing platforms in the US, and is developing products like the GenZe electric connected scooter. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) India

2018 78

Ford 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van in US adds diesel option, 4G LTE

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Ford introduced the new 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van. The best-selling compact cargo van in the US, Ford Transit Connect has a 46% market share. More than 300,000 Transit Connect vehicles have been sold since 2009 when Ford created the segment in the United States.

2018 85

GenZe introduces smart, connected electric bicycles

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featuring an integrated battery and LCD display. The 200-series models feature the ability to connect wirelessly via Bluetooth to a GenZe companion smartphone app. Much of the 200-Series’ connected technology was first pioneered by GenZe with the brand’s 2.0S

2017 78

Ford expands Smart Mobility projects with connected e-bike study

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Ford Motor Company is expanding its global Ford Smart Mobility plan ( earlier post ) with a new experiment to study how connected electric bicycles can work seamlessly with cars and public transport to deliver faster and easier daily commutes and help businesses operating in urban centers.

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Bosch developing cloud-based swarm intelligence services to augment EV battery management systems

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To help electric vehicle batteries last longer, Bosch is developing new cloud services that supplement the individual vehicles’ battery-management systems. Bosch is connecting electric-vehicle batteries with the cloud. Its data-based services mean we can substantially improve batteries’ performance and extend their service life. The aim is to optimize battery performance, thus benefiting both drivers and fleet operators within DiDi’s ecosystem.

2019 85

Gogoro introduces VIVA ultralight electric smartscooter; battery swapping

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VIVA leverages Gogoro’s Smartscooter electric powertrain, smartphone connectivity and battery swapping in a lightweight urban design for shorter, quicker trips. VIVA rides like a Gogoro but is optimized for shorter rides and uses a single battery, a first for a Gogoro Smartscooter.

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Connected Energy leads research collaboration to extend value-chain of second-life EV batteries

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Connected Energy , a UK provider of site-integrated energy storage solutions, is heading a £1.3-million (US$1.7-million) research collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover, WMG at University of Warwick and Videre Global to establish key components of a second-life battery value chain. Connected Energy is based in Newcastle upon Tyne with a technical center near Norwich. This approach will further increase Connected Energy’s knowledge base and performance of E-STOR systems.

BMW Connected update adds new services and devices

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A new update to the BMW Connected adds new services and additional devices to the personal mobility companion. The launch of BMW Connected Version 3.0 for iOS includes new benefits, such as: Alexa integration, first-mile navigation, vehicle service alerts, a battery-saving mode, and an Apple Watch app. BMW Connected Version 1.0 The update further improves convenience and connectivity. The update of BMW Connected also covers the new Apple Watch Series 2.

2016 71

Sevcon PCpak to Millipak - getting the connection

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To get connected with it took some experimentation because the pdf documentation says very little. I got connected and this is the proceedure: 1) set your USB serial port to an open port and use 115.2K 2) connect 2 12 volt batteries in series to make about 25VDC across terminals B- and B+ of the controller. 4) use a jumper to connect pin 1 on port B to B+ (25VDC). for the benefit of all. I purchased a SEVCON millipak controller and PCpak software.

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Connected Energy and Renault to collaborate on energy storage and EV charging technology; second-life batteries in E-STOR

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Renault and distributed energy storage company Connected Energy are partnering to develop sustainable and efficient ways of using electric vehicle batteries at the end of their useable in-vehicle life in order to supply innovative and more affordable vehicle charging solutions.

2016 101

Audi testing second-life EV batteries in factory vehicles

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Audi is testing factory vehicles powered by used lithium-ion batteries at its main plant in Ingolstadt. Factory vehicles in Audi’s production plants such as fork-lift trucks and tow tractors have so far been powered by lead-acid batteries. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus outlines roadmap for automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems

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Volkswagen Truck & Bus is focusing on automated driving, connectivity, and alternative drive systems. Trucks powered by overhead lines can run with zero emissions, and any batteries can be charged depending exactly on how many emission-free kilometers still lie ahead.

2017 78

Ford outlines strategic plan to investors; connected, smart vehicles and services, EVs and financial fitness

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Specifically, Ford is: Accelerating the introduction of connected, smart vehicles and services customers want and value. By 2019, 100% of Ford’s new US vehicles will be built with connectivity. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

2017 78

Gemalto and Faraday Future work together to deploy secure, connected vehicles

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Alongside connectivity, security has been a key issue in both development and deployment, especially given the complexity of the car itself. In the future of autonomous cars and smart cities, the PKI system will prevent hackers from intercepting data passed to other cars, garages, parking meters or other connected infrastructure. Car manufacturers must design for security, otherwise the promise of connected cars becomes vulnerable.

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Daimler and Qualcomm announce strategic collaboration on connected car technologies, wireless EV charging

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QTI), a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, announced a strategic collaboration focused on connected car technologies. The 602A processor, designed for the automotive industry, is an integrated chipset solution for advanced multimedia, navigation, connectivity, and voice quality and control.

2015 104

World’s largest electric ferry completes maiden voyage; 4.3MWh Leclanché battery system

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The world’s largest all-electric ferry, named E-ferry Ellen , made its first commercial trip on 15 August, connecting the ports of Søby and Fynshav, on the islands of Aerø and Als, in southern Denmark. Batteries Electric (Battery) Ports and Marine

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LCA study finds connected and automated vehicle subsystems could enable net reduction in vehicle energy use and GHGs by up to 9%

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Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have found that using a Level 4 connected and automated vehicle (CAV) subsystem could increase vehicle primary energy use and GHG emissions by 3–20% due to increases in power consumption, weight, drag, and data transmission.

2018 90

FCA unveils Chrysler Portal concept: next-gen family transportation for Millenials; electric, semi-autonomous, connected, flexible

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The battery-electric powertrain contributes to cabin spaciousness with a minimized engine compartment and a low, flat-load floor atop the battery pack that is suited for transporting people and equipment for an active lifestyle. Battery-electric.

2017 78

UL establishes new electric vehicle battery laboratory in China to advance battery, charging systems safety

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UL, a leading global safety science organization, is establishing a large-scale electric vehicle (EV) battery laboratory to support the growing EV market. To be fully operational by April 2020 and located in Changzhou, China, the facility will be one of the most advanced in the world and provide comprehensive EV battery testing and advisory services for EV automotive and battery manufacturers as well as top suppliers. 3D printing Batteries China

2019 73

Hauling Lead and Confusing Connections

Porsche 914 EV Conversion

These high-capacity 8-volt golf-cart batteries are 70 pounds apiece. Here are the batteries in the front box. I pre-laid out these batteries on the floor to guestimate what the connections between the terminals were. I got this battery strap at a Yamaha golf cart dealer.

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Bosch showcasing wide range of future commercial vehicle technologies at NACV; automated, connected and electric

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At the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta this week, Bosch is showcasing its portfolio of automated, connected and electrified technologies for commercial vehicles. The Bosch Central Gateway (CGW) enables secure connectivity in commercial vehicles. It is the central communication node that acts as a router for in-vehicle communication and through the connectivity control unit (CCU) to the outside.

2017 64

More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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With the launch of the production BMW i3 battery-electric vehicle (also available with a range extender) looming, the BMW Group provided more details about the first series-produced model from its new i brand, offering customers electric mobility in a premium small car package. Battery.

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VW e-Golf to be enhanced with improved infotainment, connectivity and range

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It is also possible to drag the main area out to fill the entire home screen, displaying the full navigation map or smartphone integration platforms such as MirrorLink, Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, through Volkswagen’s Car-Net App-Connect interface. Car-Net App Connect and WiFi.

2016 78

GM sees connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-service fundamentally changing automotive industry

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Three emerging and converging factors—connectivity, autonomy and transport-as-a-service—will fundamentally change the automotive industry over the next few decades, according to Mike Abelson, GM’s VP of Strategy and Global Portfolio Planning.

2016 95

NXP announces complete automotive Ethernet portfolio; high-bandwidth technology for autonomous driving and secure connected vehicles

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Ethernet can provide the network backbone for autonomous driving and connected vehicles, as it is capable of the high data bandwidth, communications speed, weight reduction, and cost efficiency that future connected cars will require. Supports low-power modes to save battery life.

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GM to introduce at least 10 new New Energy Vehicles in China from 2016-2020; focus on autonomy, connectivity and sharing

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To support GM’s growing NEV fleet planned for China, its SAIC-GM joint venture is opening a new battery assembly plant in Shanghai this year. Barra said that GM believes the future of personal mobility will be driven by the convergence of electrification, autonomous vehicles, and connectivity and shared mobility services. According to Barra, customers do not just appreciate connected vehicles, they demand them.

2017 65

BMW showcasing new connected car apps; Smart Home, G2 smart watch, GoPro

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BMW is showcasing new solutions for the “connected car” under the BMW ConnectedDrive banner at the IFA 2015 show in Berlin (4–9 September 2015), one of the world’s leading consumer electronics and home appliance fairs. Connected vehicles

2015 96

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

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The electric motor, with a rated output of around 15 kW, not only allows braking energy to be recuperated and stored as electricity in a small lithium-ion battery but can also assist the internal combustion engine during short, sharp bursts of acceleration.

2017 78

Study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure; counters conventional wisdom

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The discovery, published in Nature , challenges the conventional belief that lithium metal batteries fail because of the growth of the solid electrolyte interphase (SEI) between the lithium anode and the electrolyte. Our ultimate goal is to enable a commercially viable lithium metal battery.

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ARPA-E awards $32M to 10 new projects to improve connected and automated vehicle efficiency

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The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $32 million in funding for 10 innovative projects as part of the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program. With a goal of reducing individual vehicle energy usage by 20%, NEXTCAR projects will take advantage of the increasingly complex and connected systems in today’s—and tomorrow’s—cars and trucks to improve their energy efficiency.

2016 74

BMW Connected North America makes its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016; powered by Azure

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BMW Connected, a new personal mobility companion, made its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft’s developer conference, last week. For this first version of BMW Connected, journey management is the core service, with travel-planning before a trip and continued services afterward.

2016 78

Audi introduces connected mobility concept in Beijing; electric longboard integrated with intelligent nav system

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At Auto China 2016 in Beijing, Audi is presenting the Audi connected mobility concept, a concept car based on the Audi Q3, the brand’s urban compact SUV. The navigation information synchronizes with the Audi MMI connect App on the user’s smartphone that continues to guide the route.

2016 78

Hitachi leading European project on cooperative connected infrastructure for fully electric vehicles

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Connected vehicles Electric (Battery eCo-FEV project concept. Click to enlarge. Hitachi Europe Ltd., through its Information and Communication Technologies R&D.

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