Thu.Jan 16, 2020

Toyota invests $394M in, collaborates with Joby on air mobility

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Toyota is collaborating with Joby Aviation (Joby), an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to enable the deployment of fast, quiet and affordable air transportation services.

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Volkswagen diesel settlement funding electric school buses

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Of all the kinds of vehicles that can be made electric, school buses sure make a lot of sense. Electric school buses have fewer maintenance needs and no noise pollution.

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Hyundai and Kia make €100M strategic investment in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation today made a strategic investment of €100 million (US $110 million) in a new partnership with Arrival , a UK-based electric vehicle startup ( earlier post ). Of the total investment, Hyundai will contribute €80 million; Kia €20 million.

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Nissan EVs will share platform with Infiniti, Renault, Mitsubishi

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Nissan hasn’t launched a completely new dedicated electric vehicle in nearly 10 years.

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Amazon adds 40 Streetscooter and 10 Mercedes-Benz eVito electric vans to Munich fleet

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Amazon has ordered 40 StreetScooter WORK Box electric vans which will be deployed at its distribution center in Munich Daglfing. Complementing the vehicle order, StreetScooter has also installed 60 charging stations at the Amazon site. Streetscooter WORK Box van.

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Highest-performance version of Porsche Taycan electric car goes lowest on range

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Last month, results posted for the Porsche Taycan Turbo confirmed an EPA range of just 201 miles. Earlier this week, the EPA posted numbers for the higher-performance Taycan Turbo S, and it achieved an even lower number: 192 miles. That’s a 4.5-percent drop versus the Turbo.

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Solaris and Pozna? University of Technology work on advanced driver assistance system intended for electric buses

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In cooperation with Pozna? University of Technology, Solaris is developing an advanced driver assistance system for city buses, mostly electric ones. Devised jointly by engineers of Solaris and of the Pozna?

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Street network patterns reveal global trend towards increasing urban sprawl

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New research from McGill University and the University of California, Santa Cruz has found that the local streets of the world’s cities are becoming less connected, a global trend that is driving urban sprawl and discouraging the use of public transportation.

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Hyundai and Kia to invest €100m in UK-based EV startup Arrival

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Hyundai and Kia are looking to accelerate their clean-mobility transformation with a €100m investment in UK-based startup Arrival

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BMW i Ventures invests in optical AI software company Alitheon

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BMW i Ventures has invested in Alitheon , an optical AI software creator and deep-tech startup developing generative engineering software aimed at automating the product development process.

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Kia introduces plug-in hybrids of the all-new Kia XCeed and Ceed Sportswagon

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Kia has revealed details of its first plug-in hybrid models based on the Xceed crossover and Ceed Sportswagen

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Volvo Cars and China Unicom collaborate on 5G communication technology development in China

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Volvo Cars and leading telecom provider China Unicom are joining forces on using 5G next generation mobile network technology for communication between cars and infrastructure in China. The two companies have agreed to work together in researching, developing and testing automotive applications of 5G and emerging vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology.

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Electrify America invests $1.3M in SMUD Energy StorageShares program

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Electrify America is investing $1.3 million in the Energy StorageShares program developed by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). The investment will help Electrify America reduce its overall energy-related costs and lower the company’s impact on Sacramento’s electrical grid. This first-of-a-kind program will help address peak energy demands, minimize impacts to the grid and support the expansion of EV charging in our community.

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