Volkswagen first glimpse of mobile charging station
Volkswagen is offering a glimpse of the company's future mobile quick charging station. It can be set up flexibly and independent of the power supply wherever it is needed: for example, in public parking lots in the city, on company premises, or as a temporary charging point at large-scale events.
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans
The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
Making Sense of Opposite Views on Fuel Cell Vehicles
Fuel cell vehicles are being trialled in mines, on farms, in construction, on roads, as boats, as trains.
Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving
From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving.
Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi Concept
This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In the first public test flight, the flight module accurately placed a passenger capsule on the ground module, which then drove from the test grounds autonomously.
DPD will convert all Hamburg parcel deliveries to electro mobility
By the summer of 2019 at the latest, international parcel and express service provider DPD will be converting its entire parcel deliveries in inner-city districts of Hamburg to electro-mobility.
Electric Vehicle Futures at the IDTechEx Show! Silicon Valley
Many new electric vehicles were on display at the IDTechEx Show! on November 14-15 in Santa Clara, but that was the tip of the iceberg. The event had a hidden message; the future enabling technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) from buses to cars to mining vehicles.
VW to produce 50 million electric cars?
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess says VW have sourced the batteries for 50 million electric cars.
First autonomous EV ride-hailing service
The Volkswagen Group, Mobileye, an Intel Company, and Champion Motors announced plans to deploy Israel's first self-driving ride hailing service - or Mobility-as-a-Service - starting next year.
Tritium announces Gilbarco Veeder-Root makes minority investment
Tritium Pty Ltd, the Australian DC electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions specialists, has announced that Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Fortive Corporation business, has taken a minority investment in the company.
Quantumscape is a very secretive battery start-up based in California. In 2018, Volkswagen invested $100M to support the company's efforts in developing a solid-state battery.
Audi launches electrification offensive
Audi strives to take electric mobility to the next level and plans to offer more than 20 electrified models by 2025 - some will be plug-in-hybrids - more than half will be fully-electric.