KIT studying production of MEAs for heavy-duty fuel cell vehicle systems

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Within the KliMEA project, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will study drive systems of heavy duty vehicles and fuel cell technology to find ways how future production of fuel cell components can be adapted to these expected new emissions requirements. Figure: wbk, KIT).

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Audi and KIT working on recycling for automotive plastics via pyrolysis oil

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Audi and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) are therefore launching a pilot project for chemical recycling as part of the “Industrial Resource Strategies” THINKTANK in order to feed such mixed plastic fractions back into a resource-conserving circular system.

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Kit can help convert any classic Mini to all-electric—but it's not cheap

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British firm Swindon Powertrain has developed an electric conversion kit for the classic Mini. Available to order now and scheduled to ship in December, the kit includes one of Swindon's own electric motors (with peak output of 160 horsepower), mounted to a Mini front subframe with purpose-designed brackets. A CV joint housing that connects to the

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IBM and Libelium launch Internet of Things Starter Kit; IPv6 connectivity for any single sensor

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IBM and Libelium , a wireless sensor network hardware provider, released an Internet of Things (IoT) Starter Kit to enable dozens of sensor applications ranging from monitoring parking spaces or air pollution to providing assistance for the elderly. IBM Mote Runner is an open software development platform that connects sensor and actuator motes within wireless sensor networks based on the IETF 6LoWPAN protocol specification. for IPv6 connectivity.

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KIT establishing institue to help combustion-engine SMEs re-orient to e-mobility; Fit4E

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is establishing a “Transformation Hub Electric Mobility” to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) with specialized knowledge in the process chain for manufacturing a combustion engine re-orient for electric mobility. —Professor Jürgen Fleischer of KIT’s Institute of Production Science (wbk). Upon establishment of the future “Karlsruhe Research Factory,” the hub will be connected with it. KIT said.

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KIT, Tongji cooperating on distributed validation of fuel cell vehicle electric drive systems

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Tongji University in Shanghai are researching standardizable methods for joint technology development in dispersed locations. —Professor Albert Albers, director of IPEK’s Institute for Product Development at KIT. The spatial separation of the developers makes the use of the latest technologies and faster data connections necessary. A test vehicle can stand on our chassis dynamometer at KIT while the driver is in China.

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KIT presenting modular battery concept for electric bus

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Source: KIT. At the upcoming IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will present a modular battery concept for the efficient operation of an electric bus; an electric city bus demonstrator will illustrate the concept. Within one stack the modules can be connected in parallel, in series, in series-parallel or in parallel-series. This is possible because of an adaptable connection concept. Source: KIT.

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Renesas Electronics delivers 2nd-gen ADAS view solution kit for surround view, electronic mirrors and driver monitoring for autonomous driving

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Renesas Electronics Corporation has introduced a new all-in-one Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) view solution kit. Expanding the success of the first-generation ADAS surround view kit that was launched in October 2015, Renesas’ second-generation ADAS view solution kit with up to eight cameras realizes next-generation electronic mirrors, driver monitoring and surround view systems at the same time.

2016 179

Samsung introduces Samsung Connect Auto connected car solution

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Ltd has introduced a connected car solution, Samsung Connect Auto. Samsung Connect Auto plugs directly into the OBD II port underneath the steering wheel. It uses real-time alerts to help users improve their driving behavior, including increased fuel efficiency, while offering a Wi-Fi connection to keep passengers online. Samsung Connect Auto will initially be available in the second quarter in the US. Samsung Electronics Co.,

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Altairnano Launches Application Kit to Increase Adoption of Its Lithium-Titanate Battery Technology

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released an Application Kit designed to give original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) the ability to apply its advanced lithium-titanate battery systems in a test environment simulating real-world operating conditions. The Application Kit includes Altairnano's 24 volt, 50 Ah battery module, a connection and control unit (CCU) including a battery management system, and a NetBook computer configured to control and monitor the system performance. Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.

HERE introduces comprehensive connected driving offering

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HERE, a Nokia business, introduced a connected driving offering including HERE Auto, HERE Auto Cloud, and HERE Auto Companion. The HERE Connected Driving offering will be demonstrated at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. HERE Auto is an embedded in-car navigation experience that delivers the right map at the right moment with and without a data connection.

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Ford opens new Silicon Valley research center; focus on connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, big data

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Ford has opened its new Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto, growing its global research team and accelerating the company’s work in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. This new research center shows Ford’s commitment to be part of the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem—anticipating customers’ wants and needs, especially on connectivity, mobility and autonomous vehicles.

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Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 820A SoC infotainment and connectivity processors for automotive; expanding automotive investment

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introduced its latest Qualcomm Snapdragon automotive processors, the Snapdragon 820 Automotive family, offering a scalable next-generation infotainment, graphics and multimedia platform with machine intelligence and a version with integrated LTE-Advanced connectivity. A Zeroth-powered development kit for automotive solutions will be available for the Snapdragon 820A. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems

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

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DriveQuant will also provide a mobile application that can be used as a white-label service and an SDK (Software development kit – iOS or Android) to facilitate the integration of driving analysis services in its customer solutions. 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.

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Leviton releases first UL-listed 40 Amp, cord-connected charging station for plug-in vehicles

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It features a cord-connected installation when used with a Pre-Wire Installation Kit or can be converted to a hard-wired installation if required. The Evr-Green 400 is compatible with the Evr-Green EVK05 Pre-Wire Installation Kit used with Leviton’s Evr-Green 300 and Evr-Green 320. Leviton introduced the Evr-Green 400 Level 2 Electric Vehicle Charging Station , its latest entry to its Evr-Green line of residential, commercial and public electric vehicle charging systems.

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Airbiquity showcasing connected vehicle solutions at Mobile World Congress; new developer program

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Airbiquity is participating in the GSMA Connected House at Mobile World Congress 2012 as a partner of Vodafone. The GSMA Connected House showcases key industry milestones, the vision for the future, and numerous cutting edge connected solutions over two floors. Airbiquity will demonstrate its Mobile Integration capabilities, a solution for integrating mobile phones, applications and cloud-based services into the driving experience.

2012 179

Savari announces the availability of V2X SDK for safety, mobility and environmental Connected Vehicle applications

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Savari, a provider of V2X solutions for connected vehicles, announced the availability of its next-generation SDK (software development kit), which can be used to implement a range of V2X (vehicle-to-X) solutions. Savari is a chosen supplier for various US Department of Transportation Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) procurements and testing including the Connected Vehicle Technology Research Project.

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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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Both of these areas form a united visual and textual environment, as the navigation graphics and the arrangement of media content such as the display of Points of Interest (POI), playlists, apps (App-Connect) and online services (Car-Net) are freely configurable. These include vehicle functions such as opening and closing the hatch or sliding door, and menu items like “Music”, “Places”, “Images”, “Phone”, “Connected Home”, and “Videos.”

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Ford takes OpenXC research platform global, engaging local developers for market-specific connected vehicle apps in India

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Ford is now shipping beta test kits of its open-source connectivity research platform, OpenXC ( earlier post ), to developers and universities around the world. The CAN translation module is a microcontroller with two connections: one to the CAN bus via the OBD-II port, and one to the host device via USB. Connected vehiclesOpenXC architecture. Click to enlarge.

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Southern California Edison to buy 261 MW of energy storage projects; largest grid-connected storage purchase in US

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Southern California Edison (SCE) announced the selected suppliers and projects for 261 MW of energy storage resources, representing the largest grid-connected energy storage purchase yet in the US, and more than five times greater than the utility’s minimum energy storage procurement authorization of 50 MW, per California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) ruling.

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Audi to invest ~€14B in electromobility, digitalization and autonomous driving over next 5 years

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To this end, Audi is working with Porsche to develop the “premium architecture electrification (PPE)” for large electric cars, while the “modular electric drive kit (MEB)” is being realized together with Volkswagen. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Vehicle ManufacturersAudi plans to spend approximately €14 billion (US$15.9 billion) in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving from 2019 until the end of 2023.

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Renesas and Cohda collaborating on V2V and V2I communications; V2X reference solution available in 2017

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Cohda Wireless will demonstrate the jointly-developed V2X reference solution consisting of Renesas’ R-Car W2R and R-Car W2H SoCs combined as a starter kit and Cohda Wireless’ software at the ITS World Congress 2016 taking place 10-14 October in Melbourne, Australia. The Renesas V2X starter kit for the V2X reference solution comprises the R-Car W2R, a 5.9 Connected vehicles V2X

2016 196

BYTON partners with Aiqudo for Voice AI in its EVs

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Aiqudo’s Action Kit functionality will be offered to app developers through the BYTON developer portal. Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Electric (Battery) HMIAiqudo (pronounced: “eye-cue-doe”) announced ahead of CES 2020 a partnership with premium electric vehicle manufacturer BYTON, bringing Aiqudo’s Voice AI platform to BYTON cars.

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Infineon and XAIN to collaborate on bringing blockchain into the car

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In connection with cars, feasible applications for this technology include automated payments, keyless access for car sharing schemes, on-demand services, tuning protection and automated driving functions. As well as being important for offline and real-time capabilities, this also enables a particularly high level of privacy protection in connection with AI technologies. Blockchain Connected vehicles

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Renesas Electronics introduces V2V and V2I communications solutions

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Renesas also delivers development starter kits that will enable system developers to immediately start application software development, leading to significant reductions in the development period for V2X systems. To ease these burdens, Renesas delivers V2X kit solutions that combine either the R-Car W1R or R-Car W2R with the R-Car W2H. These kit solutions make it possible to construct optimal systems for each region at low cost. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles V2X

2016 179

Ford expands Smart Mobility pilot program to deliver improved access to healthcare in The Gambia; motorcycles with sensors

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The project uses Ford’s OpenXC ( earlier post ) sensor kits fitted to the motorcycles to gather information. Sensor kit that has been extended to motorcycles for the Data Driven Healthcare experiment. The sensor kit collects and analyzes data such as GPS data and mapping coordinates to reach people who need medical care in rural West Africa. Africa Big Data Connected vehicles Mobility Sensors

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NVIDIA and TomTom developing cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars; DRIVE PX 2

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The NVIDIA DriveWorks software development kit now integrates support for TomTom’s HD mapping environment. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Mapping V2XNVIDIA and TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation group, are partnering to develop artificial intelligence to create a cloud-to-car mapping system for self-driving cars.

2016 196

Daimler invests in the start-up Anagog; smartphone-based behavior analysis with no need for backend server

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The JedAI SDK (Software Development Kit) uses the multiple sensors in modern smartphones to detect anonymously the mobility status and to understand the activity context of users. AI Connected vehicles Mobility servicesDaimler AG is intensifying its cooperation with the Israeli start-up Anagog Ltd. Daimler has participated in a financing round together with MizMaa Ventures, a venture capital company located in California.

2018 183

U-M offers open-access automated cars to advance driverless research

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New University of Michigan research vehicles will be open testbeds for academic and industry researchers rapidly to test self-driving and connected vehicle technologies at a world-class proving ground. These open connected and automated research vehicles (CAVs) are equipped with sensors including radar, LiDAR and cameras, among other features. An open development platform for connected vehicle communications will be added later. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles V2X

2016 179

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

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These four main kits are now joined by the all-new Modularer Elektrifizierungsbaukasten (“Modular Electric Drive kit”, or MEB), being developed by the Volkswagen brand. 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.

2016 238

Opel bringing Ampera with special nav system and Meriva EVs to iZEUS project on intelligent electric driving and recharging

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Opel has presented a specially-equipped Ampera extended range electric vehicle to the Technical Institute Karlsruhe (KIT), marking the beginning of a field trial in the research project iZEUS (intelligent Zero Emission Urban System) in Stuttgart. In addition to Opel, partners include EnBW AG (consortium leader), ads-tec GmbH, Daimler AG, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, KIT, PTV Group, SAP AG and TWT GmbH Science and Innovation, along with BridgingIT GmbH and Toyota Motor Europe.

2013 185

Lockheed Martin invests in Peloton Technology and truck platooning

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Lockheed Martin has been a leader in autonomous vehicles for more than three decades, from the pioneering Autonomous Land Vehicle to the cutting-edge Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS), which aims to provide driver assistance and automation to military vehicles in convoys through a multiplatform kit of sensors and control systems. Connected vehicles Fleets Fuel Efficiency V2X

2015 192

Automotive Grade Linux releases latest version of open infotainment platform

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AGL is also releasing a software development kit (SDK) that enables rapid application development on the AGL platform. is suited for deploying navigation, communications, safety, security and connectivity. Although initially focused on infotainment, AGL plans to support instrument cluster, heads up display, telematics/connected car, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), functional safety and autonomous driving in the future.

2016 150

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

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will be the first Volkswagen built off the Modular Electric Drive kit (MEB). MEB—Modularer Elektrifizierungsbaukasten (“Modular Electric Drive kit”)—was conceived to support the development of a family of pure electric vehicles within brands and across the Group. Because of the increasing criticality of connectivity and digitization, the MEB is going further than the other Baukasten (e.g., Connected Community – the new Volkswagen ID.

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Volkswagen partners with D-Wave on quantum computing; CeBIT premiere of research project for traffic flow optimization

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In the first half of 2017, IBM plans to release a full SDK (Software Development Kit) on the IBM Quantum Experience for users to build simple quantum applications and software programs. A key metric will be the power of a quantum computer expressed by the “Quantum Volume”, which includes the number of qubits, quality of quantum operations, qubit connectivity and parallelism. Connected vehicles Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Quantum computing Vehicle Manufacturers

2017 174

Panasonic acquires German software company OpenSynergy; virtualization for integrated cockpit solutions

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OpenSynergy specializes in embedded automotive software for cockpit solutions; it products enable the convergence of instrument clusters, head units, advanced driver assistance systems, and car connectivity systems. OpenSynergy’s core products are the modular software development kit COQOS SDK for cockpit controller and connectivity systems and the leading Bluetooth stack Blue SDK. Autonomous driving Connected vehicles Controls and controllers Driver Assistance Systems

2016 150

Ford and Intel demonstrate in-car personalization with perceptual computing; Project Mobii

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Ford and Intel are researching new opportunities for the connected car, including giving drivers the ability to remotely peer into their car using a smartphone, or a vehicle that could identify its owner using facial recognition software. The Intel Perceptual Computing SDK (software development kit) is a library of pattern detection and recognition algorithm implementations exposed through standardized interfaces. Connected vehicles Driver Assistance Systems Safety Vehicle Systems

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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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