ZF presents middleware for vehicle systems

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In a preview to CES 2021, ZF has presented new middleware for vehicle systems. Throughout the vehicle’s lifetime functions can be updated or additionally offered on-demand. As a comprehensive software platform, the ZF middleware will be available in series vehicles from 2024.

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Electric Vehicle Insurance

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Please let me know which companies are willing to provide insurance for an EV converted car, in the greater Toronto area. Thank you, Doru Hi, Doru

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Bosch introducing CVT for electric vehicles: CVT4EV

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Bosch is introducing a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with Bosch push belt, specially designed for electric vehicles: the CVT4EV. CVT4EV is a compact variable ratio transmission that supports the performance demands of electric vehicles for a wider audience.

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Volkswagen Passenger Cars lifts global deliveries of BEV vehicles by 197% and of electric vehicles overall by 158% in 2020

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In 2020, Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered more than 212,000 electric cars in total (+158 percent versus 2019), including nearly 134,000 battery electric vehicles (+197 percent versus 2019). This brought the share of BEV and hybrid vehicles in Europe up to 12.4%

IMS launches Vehicle Data Exchange to provide complete connectivity service for accessing vehicle data

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IMS, one of the world’s top three providers of connected car data solutions to insurers, mobility operators and governments, launched the IMS Vehicle Data Exchange , a new service which provides live, real-time access to vehicle insights and mobility data from OEM-embedded hardware and any aftermarket device, including the only one-stop solution for all aftermarket connectivity options. Connected vehicles Market Background Telematics

Cruise and GM partner with Microsoft to commercialize autonomous vehicles; $2B in new funding, Cruise sending test vehicles to Japan

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Cruise and General Motors have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. Vehicle based on GM Bolt for testing Cruise AD tech.

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Groupe Renault and Faurecia to collaborate on hydrogen storage systems for light commercial vehicles

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Groupe Renault and Faurecia will collaborate on hydrogen storage systems for hydrogen-powered light commercial vehicles. Starting at the end of 2021, Faurecia will supply hydrogen storage systems for a first fleet of light commercial vehicles. This collaboration on hydrogen storage systems is embedded in our strategy to offer market-ready H 2 solutions for light commercial vehicles and target over 30% share of this fast-growing market in Europe.

Audi Neckarsulm first plant in Group using RFID for vehicle ID throughout production; on-metal tags

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Audi’s Neckarsulm site is the first automotive plant in the Volkswagen Group to use RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology for vehicle identification throughout the entire production process, thereby laying another cornerstone for fully connected production.

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Daimler Truck and Cummins enter strategic partnership for medium-duty commercial vehicle engines

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Cummins will establish an engine plant within the Mercedes-Benz Mannheim campus, efficiently utilizing existing resources to produce medium-duty engines compliant with the Euro VII emissions standard for Mercedes-Benz and ensuring continued joint success in the medium-duty vehicle segment. The Daimler heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) for the heavy-duty vehicle segment of Daimler Trucks and Buses will remain in the Daimler Truck AG portfolio. Diesel Engines Vehicle Manufacturers

Knorr-Bremse opens new commercial vehicle e-mobility development unit: eCUBATOR

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Knorr-Bremse, a leading provider of braking systems and of other systems for rail and commercial vehicles, is bundling its know-how in the field of e-mobility in a new, in-house development unit, eCUBATOR. We want to support our customers in the e-mobilization of commercial vehicles.

Hyundai Motor Group forms New Horizons Studio to develop Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs); “transformer-class vehicles”

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Hyundai Motor Group has formed New Horizons Studio, a new unit focused on the development of Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs), including the concept Hyundai Elevate walking car introduced at CES 2019 ( earlier post ). Electric (Battery) Market Background UMV Vehicle Manufacturers

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Plug Power & Gaussin collaborate on hydrogen-powered logistics vehicles

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a provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions, and Gaussin are collaborating to bring a commercial suite of ProGen-powered Gaussin transportation vehicles to market in 2021 as a solution to decarbonize the logistics ecosystem. Plug Power Inc.,

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SwRI-led team achieves 20% improvement in vehicle fuel efficiency with connectivity, automation; ARPA-E NEXTCAR

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Working with collaborators at the University of Michigan and Toyota Motor North America, the team is sponsored by the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) as part of its Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Automated On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program.

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Electric Vehicle - Buyers Guide

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The Electric Vehicle market is full of new terminology and concepts. Different types of Electric Vehicles. Pros and Cons of Electric Vehicles. - - - - - - - -. Electric Vehicles | charge2drive.com. The charge2drive buyers guide tries to help newcomers to the market understand all the different options. Why go electric?

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Ford commits to 100% all-electric passenger vehicle range in Europe by 2030; $1B to transform Cologne plant

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Ford committed today that by mid-2026, 100% of Ford’s passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, all-electric or plug-in hybrid, and will be completely all-electric by 2030. Electric (Battery) Europe Vehicle Manufacturers

BAE Systems, QinetiQ to integrate hybrid electric drive into tracked combat vehicle

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BAE Systems has been awarded a $32-million prototype agreement by the US Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) to integrate a Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) system onto a Bradley Fighting Vehicle —a tracked vehicle. Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

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Hyundai Motor Group unveils TIGER uncrewed ultimate mobility vehicle concept

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Hyundai Motor Group has revealed TIGER (Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot), the company’s second Ultimate Mobility Vehicle (UMV) ( earlier post ) and the first designed to be uncrewed.

Here's why electric vehicles need different tires

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Their tires must handle more weight compared to internal-combustion vehicles, and deliver more torque to the road when moving away from a stop In electric cars, it's not just the powertrain that is different. It's the tires.

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles and Clemson University partner to advance development of EV batteries

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ATLIS Motor Vehicles, Inc. and Clemson University have partnered to advance development of electric-vehicle batteries that charge faster, last longer and can be scaled to fit a variety of vehicle classes.

Buick debuts V2X technology in China; first V2X vehicle to roll out by year end

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Buick’s vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology made its debut at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Later this year, Buick will become the first brand in China officially to roll out the market-ready technology on a production vehicle, a Buick GL8.

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Ricardo report supports vehicle to infrastructure connectivity deployment

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Momentum is growing for wider scale deployment of vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication technologies in both vehicles and road infrastructure. Connected vehicles Market Background V2X

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Volkswagen ID.4 using Vehicle Dynamics Manager introduced in Golf

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uses the new, networked Vehicle Dynamics Manager (VDM) introduced with the new Golf. As soon as the vehicle turns into a corner, the ID.4 Controls and controllers Electric (Battery) Vehicle DynamicsIn a brief describing the suspension of the new ID.4

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Watt Electric Vehicle Co introduces PACES: EV platform for low-to-medium volume manufacturers; interlocking Al extrusions

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UK-based Watt Electric Vehicle Company has designed a state-of-the-art platform enabling low-to-medium volume manufacturers of cars and commercial vehicles to go electric without the cost burden of investing in their own specific chassis technology.

Toyota confirms US arrival for two electric vehicle models in 2021

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Toyota’s all-electric vehicles are coming to America—in 2021, the company confirmed in an announcement Wednesday. That includes an arrival for two battery-electric vehicles, according to Toyota North America, and an additional plug-in hybrid model.

ZF lands several-billion-euro orders from NA OEMs for new PowerLine commercial vehicle transmission

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ZF Group has received several large-scale orders worth several billion euros from North American vehicle manufacturers for its automatic 8-speed PowerLine transmission—including the largest individual commercial-vehicle-related order in company history.

Nissan to be carbon-neutral by 2050; 100? of new vehicle offerings in key markets to be electrified by early 2030s

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Life cycle” includes raw material extraction, manufacturing, use, and the recycling or reuse of end-of-life vehicles. As part of this effort, by the early 2030s every all-new Nissan vehicle offering in key markets—Japan, China, the US and Europe—will be electrified.

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Bosch wins orders worth several billion euros for vehicle computers

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Bosch has now won orders worth several billion euros for its vehicle computers—€2.5 Vehicle computers have huge business potential for Bosch. Vehicle computers are central to Bosch’s efforts to extend its role in software-intensive electronic systems.

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Army's Electric Vehicle

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I guess the Army's electric vehicle won't be needing the fake noisy gas engine sound track shown in the video, then? More about the Army's stealth EV after the jump

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Mitsubishi Motors to raise proportion of electrified vehicles in total sales to 50% by 2030

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As part of its newly announced 30-year environmental plan , Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) says that it will raise the proportion of electrified vehicles in its total sales—with a focus on its plug-in hybrids) to 50% by 2030. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Japan Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum

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The Historic Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum in Kingman, Arizona adds to its collection

Hyundai Motor Group develops air-conditioning technologies to maintain clean air in vehicles

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Hyundai Motor Group announced new technologies to improve the quality of air in vehicles and to create a more pleasant in-vehicle environment for customers. g /m 3 while the function is active, the air-cleaning mode will run to purify the air in the vehicle.

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New electronic module to safeguard self-driving vehicles against total failure of onboard electrical systems

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Autonomous electric vehicles draw power from two sources: a high-voltage battery and, additionally, a conventional 12-volt battery that supplies the vehicle when idling or in high load situations while driving. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery) Safety Vehicle Systems

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CA DMV issues autonomous vehicle testing permit to Vietnam’s VinFast

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permit (with a driver) to VinFast (a division of Vingroup).

Achates Power continues development of opposed-piston technology for US Army vehicles

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Achates Power was recently awarded a $5-million contract from the US Army to expand the family of opposed-piston engines for military vehicles. Demonstration vehicles will be on the road in 2021 in commercial fleet application.

US used vehicle sales are more than double the number of new vehicle sales

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In the US, the used light-duty vehicle market is more than twice the size of the new light-duty vehicle market for each year shown. Used vehicle sales for 2018 were 40.2 million vehicles, while new vehicle sales were 17.2 Used vehicle sales include pre-owned vehicles sold by dealerships, franchises, independent used vehicle dealers, and private party transactions.

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New Hyundai Sonata based on third-generation vehicle platform

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Hyundai Motor announced that the new generation Sonata, scheduled to go on sale later this month, is based on the new third-generation vehicle platform. Hyundai says that the new platform will improve the market competitiveness of Hyundai’s newest Sonata and future vehicle models with greater flexibility for vehicle development—which enhances overall design, safety, efficiency, power and driving performance. Fuel Efficiency Vehicle Manufacturers Vehicle Systems

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Colorado releases new electric vehicle plan

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The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), a non-regulatory department within the Governor’s Office focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by advancing clean energy, energy efficiency and zero emission vehicles, has released the Colorado Electric Vehicle Plan 2020. Colorado released its first electric vehicle plan two years ago, establishing a target of 940,000 EVs by 2030. Developing plans for transitioning medium-duty (MDV), heavy-duty (HDV) and transit vehicles to ZEVs.

Groupe Renault, partners develop XCEED blockchain project to certify compliance of vehicle components

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Groupe Renault has developed the XCEED (eXtended Compliance End-to-End Distributed) blockchain project to certify the compliance of all vehicle components, from design to production. Blockchain Manufacturing Market Background Sustainability Vehicle Manufacturers

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Toyota launches C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle in Japan

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced a limited launch of the C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive the popularization of BEVs.

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Ford partnering with insurance carriers to use embedded vehicle telematics for behavior-based premiums

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Ford is teaming up with insurance carriers across the US to help customers save money on premiums based on driver behavior, utilizing its built-in connectivity technology on eligible vehicles. Owners of eligible Ford vehicles who select usage-based insurance policies and choose to share connected vehicle data about how they drive may qualify for discounts based on that data. Behavior Connected vehicles Market Background

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Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation Gets 12 New EVs

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The Historical Electric Vehicle Foundation (HEVF.org) and our Route 66 Electric Vehicle Museum are proud to announce the gift of twelve electric vehicles of historic significance from the prestigious collection of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California. The last vehicle was delivered today on December 21th

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Consumer Reports: most popular electric vehicles cost less to own than the best-selling gas-powered vehicles in their class

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The analysis found lifetime ownership costs for the most popular EVs on the market under $50,000 are typically $6,000 to $10,000 less than the best gas-powered vehicles in their class (defined by vehicle style, size, interior volume, and cargo space).

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NYC Connected Vehicle Pilot uses an innovative approach to verify location accuracy in the city’s urban canyons

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Location accuracy is a key requirement for the Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilots as vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies are deployed in the field in larger quantities. Connected vehicles Mapping Sensors

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