GenZe introduces smart, connected electric bicycles

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The 200-series models feature the ability to connect wirelessly via Bluetooth to a GenZe companion smartphone app. This allows riders to measure their physical effort level while pedaling, map distances covered, plan riding routes and even connect with other users to track and gamify performance. According to Tom Valasek, chief marketing officer for GenZe, the GenZe app receives real-time data from a system of vehicle sensors throughout the e-Bikes, enabling the connected functions.

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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. Ford Smart Mobility is the company’s plan to help change the way the world moves through innovation in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data.

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Ford and Automatic Labs working together to support connected-car solutions

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The Automatic app can display detailed info about a week, such as drive distance and destinations. Ford’s interface—coupled with Automatic’s connected services platform—enables us to bring customized one-touch applications to Ford drivers that go beyond the capabilities of either technology on its own. Automatic will launch additional connected-car enhancements in the coming months. —Don Butler, executive director, Connected Vehicle and Services at Ford.

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More details on BMW’s i3; electric and connected

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In addition to the battery, the BMW Group also developed numerous battery system components including specific components which ensure the interconnection of the cells themselves as well as the connection between the battery system and the vehicle. The principle of lightweight design also governs the aluminum Drive module and the connection between the two elements. These include Driving Assistant Plus, Parking Assistant, a rear view camera and Speed Limit Info.

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VW BUDD-e EV concept makes US auto show debut; 233-mile range based on EPA cycle; next-gen connectivity and HMI

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The first component, Active Info Display, is a freely programmable instrument cluster located in front of the driver; the second is a head unit which was once a separate screen for the infotainment system. Active Info Display captures the conceptual focus on drive information, while the head unit caters to the infotainment needs of all passengers on board. In addition, the main points and content can also be swapped between the Active Info Display and the head unit.

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Another sign that all cars are becoming computers on wheels

EV Info

When the phone connected to the internet, the mobile revolution was born.

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Mercedes-Benz further expands Car-to-X communication; pothole detection

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In order to use the “Car-to-X” service, the customer must have a Mercedes me connect account and have activated the service. Connected vehicles Market Background V2XMercedes-Benz is adding additional Car-to-X functions that can detect large potholes.

Latest Tesla Software version adds Car Wash Mode, Disney+ and more

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REMAIN CONNECTED TO WI-FI IN DRIVE. To remain connected Wi-Fi when shifting into gear, tap the Wi-Fi icon > Wi-Fi Settings > Remain Connected in Drive. This is especially useful for owners who wish to use their hotspots for connectivity.

Nissan launches LEAF10 a special version to celebrate 10 years of EVs

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The Special version gears up for UK launch in February 2021 with new body colour, exterior detailing and some funky connected technologies. . Since LEAF launched in 2010, Nissan has continued to evolve its EV technology, connected services and design to ensure it delivers on the demands and lifestyles of owners. Including intelligent and connected technology LEAF 10 is available with Nissan’s versatile In-Car Wi-Fi hotspot providing in-built 4G connectivity for up to seven devices.

US Senate passes $1 trillion infrastructure spending bill flush with pork and with billions for EV charging networks and grants

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Lots of pork for construction, chargers, high voltage cables and grid connect. The Senate yesterday, Tuesday, 10 Aug, passed a huge $1 trillion infrastructure bill that would establish the first nationwide EV charging network. The bill includes $7.5

Electric car chargers to be required in all new house and office builds in England

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You can also buy Type 2 cables that will connect to a standard three-pin 13-amp wall socket, though recharging this way is slow and safety can be an issue is the home wiring isn’t capable of delivering 10-13amps over many hours.

SSE expands into Grid Battery Storage

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It does this by adopting a “whole system approach” through investing in, building and connecting localised, flexible energy assets to accelerate the path to net zero and create a more resilient energy system for the long-term. SSE buys 50MW scheme in Wiltshire from Harmony Energy.

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AI and self driving

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Venkataramanan proudly held up the chip that he said has GPU-level compute with CPU connectivity and twice the I/O bandwidth of “the state of the art networking switch chips that are out there today and are supposed to be the gold standards.” Last week Tesla held its AI update day.

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New Indian firm Ola launch stunning and beautiful 70 mph electric scooter

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Riders can even take calls via the scooter’s OS by connecting their phones. For months Ola Electric has shared pre-launch images of its upcoming EV scooter, and this week finally officially launched.

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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. The TSquare Traffic Information service in Bangkok and suburbs, launched in July 2012, collects GPS data from systems installed in 10,000 taxis and 5,000 trucks to create real time traffic info for big cities in Thailand. Connected vehicles Internet of Things Quantum computing

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Ford awards TomTom global traffic service deal for next-gen SYNC tech

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The advanced TomTom service can predict traffic jams before they happen with updates every 30 seconds based on more than 70 million driving hours every day from millions of connected devices. The new F-150 represents Ford’s next big step in bringing connected vehicles to customers.

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Volkswagen unveils I.D. EV concept; 1st MEB-based vehicle, to launch in 2020; up to 373 miles

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Because of the increasing criticality of connectivity and digitization, the MEB is going further than the other Baukasten (e.g., To charge by cable, a separate charging plug is needed to connect the car to an electrical outlet. The center of this car consists of an electrically adjustable and retractable multifunction steering wheel, a new Active Info Display, an electronic interior mirror (e-Mirror), an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-up Display and newly designed door panels.

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Electrify Your Fleet Faster With Incentives and Rebates

EV Connect

Current models, credit amounts and manufacturer phase-out info are available through the Internal Revenue Service. EV Connect can also help you navigate this complex web of incentive options. Once again, EV Connect is here to help.

Volkswagen unveils BUDD-e electric van concept at CES; first VW based on new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB)

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With the BUDD-e, Volkswagen has also developed a vehicle that is more thoroughly connected with its surroundings than any car before it. The first component, Active Info Display, is a freely programmable instrument cluster located in front of the driver; the second is a head unit which was once a separate screen for the infotainment system. In addition, the main points and content can also be swapped between the Active Info Display and the head unit.

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Volkswagen unveils updated Golf; Millerized engines, semi-automated driving, digital cockpit and gesture control

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With its 9.2-inch screen it forms a conceptual and visual entity with the Active Info Display (digital instrument panel), which is also new to the Golf. The main focus is on a completely new generation of infotainment and connectivity. Digital Golf: Active Info Display, gesture control and online services. It is based on the new Active Info Display and the first infotainment system with gesture control to be offered in a production model Volkswagen. App Connect.

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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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The info is transferred in real time to other Volvo drivers notifying them of icy road conditions. 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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Tesla Model Y Standard Range with 4680 cells offered to customers near Giga Texas

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Additional info about available cars in the inventory pic.twitter.com/A1viiSfrpR — Ganesh (@mmsganesh) May 17, 2022. It comes with a 1-year Premium Connectivity Trial, Supercharger Network Access + Pay-as-you-go, and Autopilot. .

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Volkswagen’s MEB for EVs: long electric range, open-platform, open-space, pricing for the volume market; “tablet on wheels”

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The MEB will be the foundation for an entirely new generation of battery-electric vehicles designed not only to be electric and feature extended range, but to be connected, autonomous, open and priced for the volume market as required by Volkswagen’s positioning. It shows that we have four core innovations: smart sustainability, automated driving, intuitive interaction and personalized connectivity. Connectivity is one of the ineluctable trends of the automotive industry.

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Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projects

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At CES, Ford CEO Mark Fields announced “Ford Smart Mobility”—a plan to use innovation to take Ford to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and big data. In his CES talk, Fields said that rapidly advancing connectivity; software and sensor technology; and big data were the enablers behind the Smart Mobility projects—eight in North America, nine in Europe and Africa, seven in Asia and one in South America.

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$90M UR:BAN research initiative presenting results on ADAS and traffic management for cities; intelligent vehicles

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They are displayed via an advanced Man-Machine-Interface (MMI) using the Driver Info Center in the instrument panel, with secondary information shown in the central console. Autonomous driving Compressed Air Engines Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems Microprocessors and controls Safety Sensors Urban mobility V2X

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BMW unveils the production i3 in New York, London and Beijing; efficiency, dynamics and a supporting ecosystem of services

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To ensure maximum safety in a crash scenario, the high-voltage battery is disconnected from the high-voltage system and the connected components discharged when the passenger restraint systems are triggered. In addition to the LifeDrive architecture, the principle of lightweight design also governs the aluminium drive module and the connection between the two elements. This includes BMW Connected Drive and the 360° ELECTRIC services, some of which are options.

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Magneti Marelli and TELIT Sign MOU in the Field of Telematics Devices for Automotive

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The agreement aims at developing info-mobility and tracking functions and services, and provides for Telit to supply Magneti Marelli with cellular M2M (machine-to-machine) modules to be fitted into telematics boxes for automotive use worldwide and in particular for Europe and Brazil. The GSM module is the system component that provides voice communication capabilities and internet connectivity to the car. Magneti Marelli and Telit Communications S.p.A.

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Ford hired former Tesla, Apple exec to create next-generation vehicle technology and services

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Field will be working closely with Hau Thai-Than, Ford’s chief product platform and operations officer, to create next-generation connected products and experiences, the foundation for the Ford+ growth plan. For more info, read the Ford+ Presentation below!

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This Is Going To Make It Hard To Reconcile

Creative Greenius

After confirming that I wasn’t being catfished, I happily connected with my Cuz who is now ensconced in the land of 1000 lakes, Minnesota. She is a sweet and sensitive soul, so much so that she reached out to connect with my brother and sister after her father‘s passing. But my sister did share Brigid‘s contact info with other O’Connor side of the family relatives. I am the firstborn child of Mary Brigid O’Connor and Stanley Daniel Galliani. I was born in September of 1957.

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CEO Mary Barra & General Motors Make Sure The Greenius Is Rewarded For His Many Years Of EV Advocacy

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I covered the local thriving EV scene here in the South Bay of Los Angeles connecting with the superstar pioneers like Kitty Adams, Dency Nelson, Jim Montgomery, Paul Scott, Linda Nichols, Zan Dubin Scott and so many others.

What watts?

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More info) 3. In fact, when connected to a DCFC cable, the vehicle will first check the battery temperature and will divert charge power to battery heaters to bring the battery to a suitable temperature to begin fast charging. EV charge rate explained By Eric Cohen, WiTricity.

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National Drive Electric Week 2021

EV Match

Activities include food trucks, music, kids activities and lots of info on driving and owning an EV. National Drive Electric Week 2021 is nearly upon us, taking place this year from September 25 to October 3.

Update: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV

Clean Fleet Report

The driver cockpit works well with HUD and info galore. A simple push of a button connects to a friendly representative to handle emergencies, directions and general assistance to make your driving experience safer and more enjoyable.

Micromobility: Shared Scooter Leader Bird Offers E-Bikes

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As a 2021 electronic device, the Bird Bike offers a backlit LCD dash display on the handlebars and Bluetooth and app connectivity. More E-Bike Info. A Flight of Your Own.

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Mumbai - Kalaburagi - Mumbai : 1200 km trip in the MG ZS EV

Plug In India

As soon as I connected the gun to the car, the Delta Fortum charger started asking for an OTP / RFID validation or validation via the app. Someone said that it is free till 30th June 2022, however, I do not have concrete info on this.

Hyundai showcasing augmented reality, wearables and ADAS tech at 2015 CES

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Hyundai is showcasing a collection of new technologies at the 2015 CES, highlighting a new augmented reality Head Up Display (HUD); new connectivity and 3D-gesture controls; and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Future connectivity. Hyundai continues to explore new customer applications for connected devices inside and outside of vehicles. Specialized rear seat tablet mounts with connectivity. V2X connectivity among vehicles, infrastructure, and devices.

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BMW’s 2021 luxury sedan, the 745e PHEV, comes with 16 pure-electric miles

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contains a Wi-Fi hotspot, SiriusXM satellite radio, HD Radio, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth connectivity, and a pair of USB ports, but no Android Auto, which will likely be added next year. The BMW 7 Series is a full-size luxury sedan which has been produced by the German automaker since 1977.

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New 2016 Nissan LEAF with available 30 kWh pack for 107-mile range

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LEAF S models continue to be equipped with a 24 kWh battery with an EPA-estimated range of 84 miles.The 2016 model also offers an enhanced IT system that is more user-friendly and gives drivers greater vehicle connectivity. The NissanConnect with Mobile Apps system for 2016 LEAF S includes Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, Streaming audio via Bluetooth, Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant and USB connection port for iPod interface and other compatible devices.

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BMW i3 on sale in US 2Q 2014, base MSRP $41,350 for BEV; $45,300 with range extender

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It includes the wide-screen Navigation Professional with advanced real-time traffic and the new touch pad; Traffic Jam Assist; BMW Assist with Enhanced Bluetooth and USB with BMW Apps; Online Information services; Deceleration Assistant; ACC Stop & Go; Speed Limit info; BMW ConnectedDrive services; Forward Collision Warning; Pedestrian Protection; and City Collision Mitigation. Meanwhile, the Speed Limit Info system is also offered. BMW i3. Click to enlarge.

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Promised VW Passat plug-in hybrid to debut at Paris show; both sedan and wagon

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In connection with optional DCC, the chassis is firmer. In addition, the innovative Active Info Display with specific displays will be also available as an option for the Passat GTE. Volkswagen is offering an optional instrument cluster that has been designed as a full interactive display: the Active Info Display. Passat GTE sedan. Click to enlarge.

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BMW to premiere new i3 and i3s EVs at IAA

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Driving Assistance systems also contained within the Technology and Driving Assistance package include Daytime Pedestrian Protection, Frontal Collision Warning with City Collision Mitigation and Speed Limit Info. The enhanced BMW i ConnectedDrive offering ensures intelligent connectivity through services specially tailored to electric mobility. This helps users to quickly and efficiently reach their destination by factoring in local public transport timetables and connections.

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Volkswagen launches new Passat GTE plug-in hybrid in Europe

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A few examples: A polymer coating was applied to the main and connecting rod bearings; a coating of special hard materials was applied to the piston rings; and special modifications were made to the bearing shells and piston play. Active Info Display. Volkswagen is offering an instrument cluster that has been designed as a full interactive display in the new Passat GTE as an option: the Active Info Display.

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Volkswagen provides first technical details of Gen 8 Passat, including plug-in hybrid drive; multiple new assistance systems

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They include systems such as Active Info display (a completely digital instrument cluster); extendable head-up display; new Rear Seat Entertainment; Front Assist with City Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Monitoring; Emergency Assist (vehicle stops in emergency); Trailer Assist (assisted maneuvering with a trailer); and Traffic Jam Assist. The cylinder crankcase, crankshaft, connecting rods and pistons were adapted to the high maximum combustion pressure of 200 bar.

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