GAC and DiDi Autonomous Driving to co-develop driverless electric vehicle
China: GAC Aion, the electric vehicle subsidiary of GAC Group, announced on May 17 the strategic cooperation with DiDi Autonomous Driving as both parties plan to jointly develop new driverless new energy vehicle (NEV) model.
India: Hero Electric and MoEVing join hands to accelerate EV adoption
Electric fleet startup MoEVing has partnered with Hero Electric to accelerate the adoption of the affordable electric vehicle, with plans to convert one-lakh internal combustion engine-run two-wheelers to EVs in the next five years.
Natrion develops Lithium Solid Ionic Composite ‘plug and play’ technology for EV battery
Natrion, a leader in the research and development of next-generation battery technologies, announced a new high-performance, flexible, and durable solid electrolyte thin film for the production of all-solid-state batteries (ASSBs).
IEW, University of Stuttgart achieves 95% efficiency in wireless charging of EVs
Inductive charging is a big opportunity for developing and further expanding electromobility. Two big disadvantages of e-automobility could be eliminated with wireless energy transmission: As you can charge more frequently and for a shorter period of time with dynamic charging systems, it would be possible to install smaller batteries, which help reduce lithium consumption.
Solera to acquire Omnitracs and DealerSocket
United States: Solera Holdings, Inc. announced that it will acquire Omnitracs, a complete fleet management platform, and DealerSocket, a leading SaaS provider to the automotive industry. These acquisitions will extend Solera’s position as the preeminent global data intelligence and technology leader serving all constituents engaged in vehicle lifecycle management.
AUTOCRYPT partners with SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence
Canada: Electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle cybersecurity provider AUTOCRYPT announced that the company had officially partnered with the SHIELD Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence, hosted by the University of Windsor, to prioritize research and development in securing connected and autonomous vehicles.