Hitachi and Hitachi Astemo develop new compact, lightweight direct-drive system for in-wheel applications
Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Astemo, Ltd. jointly announced the development of a compact, lightweight direct-drive system for the increasingly popular EV segment, which combines the motor, inverter, and brake into a single unit (Fig. 1).
India: Maruti Suzuki unveils S-Assist, an AI-based 24×7 virtual car assistant
Maruti Suzuki India Limited launched an AI (Artificial Intelligence) based 24×7 virtual car assistant app, called “S-Assist” for its NEXA customers.
Linfox launches its first EV for fresh produce in partnership with Woolworths Group
Linfox’s first refrigerated electric vehicle (EV) has joined the Woolworths Group’s fleet to deliver fresh produce to stores in metropolitan Melbourne.
Canoo and AVL partner to build proprietary software for EV safety features
Canoo and AVL announced a partnership to develop, test, and validate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) software for Canoo’s Lifestyle Vehicle.
ABB launches the fastest electric car charger
ABB is launching an innovative all-in-one Electric Vehicle (EV) charger, which provides the fastest charging experience on the market.
India: Ola Electric raises over $200Mn at $3Bn valuation
Ola Electric announced that it has raised over US$200Mn led by Falcon Edge, Softbank, and others, at a valuation of US$3Bn.