Stellantis, Foxconn to form JV to develop breakthrough digital cockpits and personalized connected services

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Stellantis NV and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Software is a strategic move for our industry and Stellantis intends to lead with Mobile Drive, a company that will enable the swift development of connectivity features and services that mark the next great evolution of our industry, just as electrification technology has. Foxconn), together with its subsidiary FIH Mobile Ltd., (FIH)

Elon Musk is TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year


Elon Musk has been dubbed by TIME Magazine as its 2021 Person of the Year. Musk, however, tends to lean on the former, as his influence, from saving American taxpayers billions through SpaceX and shifting the auto industry towards electric vehicles, has been relatively positive overall. .


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Chart Industries expands liquid hydrogen and LNG business with strategic agreements

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Chart Industries and fuel cell manufacturer Plug Power Inc. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure LNG Market Background Personalitiesexecuted a master supply agreement for Chart to supply liquid hydrogen storage and transport equipment to Plug and its subsidiaries.

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CapGemini: 87% of global consumers prefer personal vehicle to ensure safe travel, up from 57% in April 2020

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This reflects a continuous shift in consumer preference towards personal mobility, fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, as car ownership today is seen as a safeguard against the risk and spread of infection. Without a clear end to the pandemic in sight, 87% of global consumers stated their safety and physical well-being, alongside that of their families, is best served through a personal vehicle. The automotive industry has to adapt to these emerging needs.

Tesla’s Elon Musk earns another Person of the Year Award


Just days after being dubbed as TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year , Tesla and SpaceX CEO received yet another Person of the Year Award, this time from the Financial Times. Elon Musk is TIME Magazine’s 2021 Person of the Year.

Elon Musk trolls Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after claiming title of ‘World’s Richest Person’


Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk trolled Amazon’s Jeff Bezos on Twitter earlier today after reclaiming the title of World’s Richest Person, tracked by Forbes.

CNH Industrial enters into exclusive multi?year technology licensing agreement with Monarch Tractor for tractor electrification

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CNH Industrial has entered into an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement for electrification technologies with Monarch Tractor , a US-based AgTech company specializing in fully electric autonomous tractors.

Nissan announces new strategy for customer ownership experience; leveraging connected car, big data, and personalization

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The company anticipates that, as a result, connected car services and greater choice in accessories and personalization will increasingly drive growth in its aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022. It will also help us expand our connected car, big data and personalization innovations to improve the customer experience and open up new revenue streams for the company. The ultimate goal is hyper-personalization.”

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How the IBM PC Won, Then Lost, the Personal Computer Market

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On 12 August 1981, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, IBM unveiled the company's entrant into the nascent personal computer market: the IBM PC. The personal computer vastly expanded the number of people and organizations that used computers.

Euro Parliament report analyzes Industry 4.0 potential

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The European Parliament has release an analysis of the Industry 4.0 The study assesses the rationale for public intervention and outlines measures that could be adopted to increase the gains and limit the threats from Industry 4.0. This document was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) and prepared by Policy Department A: Economic and Scientific Policy of the European Parliament. Industry 4.0 Industry 4.0

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Up close and personal with Volkswagen’s e-Golf carbon offset project: Garcia River Forest

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Large family and industrial timber interests (including the Garcia River Forest) own 75% of the watershed; 15% is under agricultural use, and 10% is held in small private ownerships. TCF, the manager of the Garcia River Forest Project, would like to enable its increasing number of redwood trees to reach the 1,000-year-old status of some of their neighbors, like this one. Click to enlarge.

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IBM automotive study sees consumer co-creation, greater personalized driving, but not widespread fully autonomous driving by 2025

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During the Automotive News World Congress this week, IBM released results of its new Automotive 2025 Global Study , outlining an industry ripe for disruptive changes that are breaking down borders of the automotive ecosystem. The study forecasts that while the automotive industry will offer a greater personalized driving experience by 2025, fully autonomous vehicles or fully automated driving will not be as commonplace as some think. Personal mobility.

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UK Department for Transport Launches Consultations on Use of Small Personal Electric Vehicles and Electric-Assist Bikes

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The UK Department for Transport (DfT) launched a consultation on the use of small electric personal vehicles. The consultation seeks views on the principle of changing the law to permit the use of small electric personal vehicles (EPVs)—e.g., the Segway Personal Transporter or the Toyota Winglet Transporter—on public roads and cycle tracks. Tags: Europe Personal Transit Policy

Ham Radio Jamming, Wireless Industry Battlegrounds, and IoT in Space

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5G has cemented its place in the cellular world, even as the industry looks towards 6G. In August, Swarm was acquired by SpaceX , further cementing the company’s–and by extension, LoRa’s—place in an emerging IoT satellite industry.

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Public sidewalk trials of Toyota personal mobility robot to start in Japan

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The City of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) are to begin public sidewalk demonstration trials tomorrow of the “Winglet”, a TMC-developed personal transport assistance robot ridden in a standing position. The trials, to be conducted in the Tsukuba Mobility Robot Experimental Zone, are the first for the Winglet on a public thoroughfare.

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Part of Elon Musk’s $15B tax bill will likely end up helping the fossil fuel industry


Elon Musk may be paying an estimated $15 billion in taxes this year due to his massive sale of part of his TSLA holdings, but his contributions to the US government may end up supporting the fossil fuel industry.

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Rambus & Movimento team to deliver personalized OTA security for automotive; one-time, single-use keys unique to each vehicle

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Digital security provider Rambus and Movimento, leading provider of over-the-air (OTA) software lifecycle and data management for the automotive/IoT sectors, have partnered to deliver secure, convenient and personalized OTA vehicle updates critical to safety and performance in the era of the connected car. From the chip to the cloud, Movimento builds on more than a decade of experience in automotive industry with the company updating more than three million vehicles every year.

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Amyris and Method partner to develop renewable ingredients for household & personal care products

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a provider of household and personal care products, have signed a Joint Development Agreement to generate a portfolio of novel molecules from Biofene, Amyris’ renewable farnesene made from plant sugars, for use in Method’s products. Amyris, Inc., a renewable chemicals and fuels company, and Method Products, Inc.,

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Seeing the Nissan Leaf in Person

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The one on the left takes a 440V 50A input while the plug on the right takes the standard J1772 plug that the EV industry has been trying to settle on for years. Things have been nuts this week, but I did get a chance to see the Nissan Leaf come to Portland today. It arrived at OMSI this morning and the OEVA got a private session with the Leaf this afternoon. Here's Nissan's spokesperson who graciously answered all our geeky questions about the car.

IBM Research Initiative Developing Adaptive Systems to Provide Personalized Travel Routes to Avoid Gridlock

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IBM has launched a new research initiative to build personalized travel routes for commuters to avoid traffic gridlock. New models will predict the outcomes of varying transportation routes to provide a personalized recommendation that get commuters where they need to go in the fastest time.

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1.65 lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme 

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Press Release: Ministry of Heavy Industries supports 1.65 Ministry of Heavy Industries( MHI), under Phase-II of FAME India Scheme, supported about 1.65 The Ministry of Heavy Industries had sanctioned about 520 Charging Stations/ Infrastructure for Rs.

Cadillac CT6 features industry-first surround-view video recording system

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The all-new Cadillac CT6 prestige sedan features an industry-first surround-vision video recording system designed to enhance situational awareness and safety for the driver. Owners can choose to save certain captures indefinitely on the SD card or they can view or save the video files onto their personal computers.

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DOE to invest $30M to further H2 and fuel cell technology as industry continues strong growth

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Department (DOE) released a new report showing continued momentum and growth in the fuel cell industry. The EMN consortia have been launched to make unique, world-class capabilities at the national laboratories more accessible to industry and academia, facilitating collaborations that will expedite the development of advanced materials.

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NHTSA issues Federal guidance to the automotive industry for improving motor vehicle cybersecurity

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The guidance recommends risk-based prioritized identification and protection of critical vehicle controls and consumers’ personal data. This guidance also highlights the importance of making cybersecurity a top leadership priority for the automotive industry, and suggests that companies should demonstrate it by allocating appropriate and dedicated resources, and enabling seamless and direct communication channels though organizational ranks related to vehicle cybersecurity matters.

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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. Automakers make most of their money by selling vehicles to individuals for personal transportation. To an economist, that is a clear indication that there is an industry with a lot of potential for change.

2016 183

California adds more regulation for oil and gas industry; water quality and spill response

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AB 1328 authorizes a regional water quality control board (RWQCB) or the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB), while conducting an investigation of wastewater discharge produced from an oil or gas field, to require a person or entity to provide information for all chemicals in the discharged wastewater. California Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bills 1328 and 1197, authored by Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara).

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HERE unveils next-generation open platform real-time data services for automotive industry

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HERE plans to make the services commercially available to any customers both within and outside the automotive industry from the first half of 2017. HERE believes these services will also support the automotive industry’s broader market introduction of advanced driver assisted systems and, later, autonomous driving solutions. HERE believes that industry collaboration is essential to address the major challenges faced by road users everywhere.

2016 188

Guest post: Honda Introduces the EV-Cub; two-wheel-drive electric motorcycle

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The company just recently revealed a new iteration of the venerable design: the EV-Cub, an all-electric motorcycle that could revolutionize the motorcycle industry. Electric (Battery) Personal Transitby Alex Vanover. Honda isn’t a car company… it never really has been. When asked to define what kind of company Honda is, company representatives bill the multinational firm as an engineering company.

2015 306

GfK says Gen Y buyers will be critical for connected car industry; suggests leveraging car-sharing

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Although Gen Y buyers are not yet very active in the new car market, global market research firm GfK suggests their preferences will be critical for the future of the connected car industry. Finally, three quarters (75%) of Gen Y drivers in the developed markets surveyed—and 79% in the developing markets—believe that they are likely to be using their own, personal car in five years.

2015 188

Li-ion Reserve in the World: How it Revolutionised the EV Industry

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Though steam was doing well powering the trains and factories incorporating a steam engine into a personal car was not a practical and efficient way and soon became obsolete mainly due to the long starting time and the need to fill water in a short span with other numerous other inconvenience.

TERP awards Vision Industries and project partners $500K to support Texas’ first public hydrogen fueling station

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Vision Industries Corporation, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Air Products and project partners were recently awarded $500,000 from the Texas Emission Reduction Program (TERP) partially to fund the building of the first public hydrogen fueling station in the state. The station, which is proposed to be fed from an existing hydrogen pipeline, will fuel port trucks and be publicly available for personal vehicles. —Martin Schuermann, CEO of Vision Industries.

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Shell, Gordon Murray and Osamu Goto to develop new ultra-compact ICE city car

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There are some innovative developments being done by the car manufacturing industry on electric or hybrid vehicles, but we’re going to need a mixture of energy and vehicle technologies to help meet demand in the future. To address this we are looking at ways to make personal transport as accessible and affordable as possible. Following his work in motorsport, Goto founded Geo Technology—an engineering consultancy company working for the automobile and motorcycle industry.

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Navigant forecasts modest global annual sales growth of e-bicycles, reaching 40.3M units in 2023

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Innovative emerging trends in the e-bicycle market have helped position the industry for increased market growth, the report observes. Among other trends, combined throttle-control and pedal-assist models; electric cargo bicycles (e-cargo bikes); all-in-one retrofit kits and wheels; 3D-printed bicycles; and the use of e-bicycles in police patrol and various security industries have all contributed to a growing market with strong potential.

2014 236

IBM’s Fall From World Dominance

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Census, the mainframe computer, legitimizing the person computer, and developing the software that beat the best in the world at chess and then Jeopardy. Joining me to talk about it—and IBM's other pivots, past and future—is a person uniquely qualified to do so.

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EU-Live project unveils electrified 3-wheeler; designed by Groupe PSA

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Groupe PSA was involved as the only automaker in the project, and as a result has expanded its design expertise beyond the automotive industry. Hybrids Personal TransitOn 30 November, the European EU-LIVE consortium unveiled a new L5e-category (3-wheeled vehicles one can use at a speed above 50 km/h and on any road) electrified mobility solution.

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Faurecia and Mitsubishi Chemical to co-develop and produce bioplastics for the automotive industry; BioAmber supplying bio-based succinic acid

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Faurecia signed an exclusive industrial partnership agreement with Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation to co-develop bioplastics designed for mass-production for use in automotive interior parts. Its proprietary technology platform combines industrial biotechnology and chemical catalysis to convert renewable feedstocks into chemicals including succinic acid and 1,4-butanediol, which are used in a.

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Mayor of London proposes $1.4B cycling plan for the city; “Crossrail for the bike”

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This work will build upon TfL’s work with the haulage industry and they will continue to work to encourage out-of-hours deliveries, to reduce the numbers of heavy vehicles in the city during peak times, and will closely study the experience of other cities where larger lorries are banned from parts of the city or at times of the day. Cities Europe Personal Transit Policy

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SAE New Energy Vehicle Forum: China’s focus on NEVs may have profound impact on future of transportation

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The details of that specific situation may result in an electric vehicle parc somewhat different than in Western countries, other speakers noted, and may indeed—given the obvious scale of the China market—herald a major transformation in transportation, including the type and role of personal vehicles, others suggested. Because the needs are different in China, and quite frankly, it’s an industrial development plan. Industrial partners.

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Steps Toward Health Data Standards for Wearables

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Fitness trackers and smartwatches now regularly gather personal health data like heart rate and steps taken per day. Bridging the gap between personal tech and clinical practice, however, is still a real challenge. Personalized medicine Health data Behaviorome Standards Health tracker

ADM Adds Renewable Isosorbide to its Industrial Chemical Product Line; Potential Alternative to BPA in Plastics

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Isosorbide is an industrial ingredient made from corn that is a potential alternative to the petroleum-based chemical Bisphenol A in plastics and other applications. It can be used in polyesters for inks, toners, powder coatings, packaging and durable goods; polyurethanes for foams and coatings; polycarbonates for durable goods and optical media; epoxy resins for paints; and detergents, surfactants and additives for personal care and consumer products.

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OLA S1 Electric Scooter Launch: Our Thoughts

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Video : OLA S1 Electric Scooter Launch: Our Thoughts | Industry Watch Stop buying petrol scooters It was fantastic to see Bhavish Aggarwal standing on top of the OLA Future factory and a drone capturing the scene showing the scale of the building. OLA is ushering in Industry 4.0

Electric Car Watch #9: Where is the Strom-R3 electric car?

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Elon Musk personally met scores of customers at the time and assured them their concerns were being heard. Strom should take money from investors who are not from the auto industry. Electric Cars EV Industry News

Ford expands Smart Mobility projects with connected e-bike study

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The prototype e-bikes offer technology inspired by the automotive industry including, for example, a rear-facing ultrasonic sensor. Multimodal navigation and smart routing: Integrates journey planning with personal vehicle and public transportation networks, which can be filtered by cost, time, and amount of biking. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Personal Transit Urban mobility V2X

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