India: Hyderabad-based startup developed the electric scooter EPluto 7G
A Hyderabad-based startup company PURE EV launched an electric scooter that can travel 116 KM with a single charge. EPluto 7G, which has an International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT)-certified range of 116 km on a single charge, comes with patented battery technology.
44 Irizar e-buses headed to Bulgaria
Irizar e-mobility solutions are headed to Bulgaria. They are arriving in Burgas, which can include 44 Irizar ie bus zero-emissions electric buses in its fleet. Burgas Bus is going to be responsible for operating the buses. The delivery of the first units is expected to be made in September 2021.
India won’t extend 2022 deadline for tighter fuel efficiency rules for carmakers
India will not extend an April 2022 deadline to tighten fuel efficiency standards, in a potential setback for carmakers which are lobbying for more time, government and industry sources told Reuters.
AGM Systems launches Velodyne lidar-based UAV mapping solution
Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC. AGM Systems will utilize Velodyne’s Ultra Puck lidar sensor in their new AGM-MS3 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) mapping solution. This solution is their second generation of UAV lidar scanning technologies for mapping in Russia.
GlobalLogic to be acquired by Hitachi
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that it will acquire GlobalLogic Inc., a US-based software development firm for $9.6 billion. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals and expected to be completed by the end of July 2021.
Audi, Tencent partner on in-vehicle digital services
Tencent and Audi formed strategic partnership in digital services on Monday. Both parties will co-work on intelligent and connected digital ecosystem, including digital cockpit, digital marketing and user operation to offer customized mobility experience for Audi’s consumers in China.