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.
Dr Na Jiao reports on her findings from the IDTechEx Show! USA 2018.
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.
Volvo Cars, Baidu to develop and manufacture autonomous cars
Volvo Cars has reached an agreement with Baidu to jointly develop electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for China, the largest car market in the world.
Volvo invests in electric car charging company FreeWire
Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the company's commitment to a fully electric future.
Large Opportunity for 48VMH Medium and Large Trucks?
Like the car equivalents, 48V mild hybrid trucks do not start as electric vehicles (driving the wheels electrically some or all of the time) but they are headed that way.
Volvo Cars' 360c autonomous concept: why fly when you can be driven?
Volvo Cars reveals its new Volvo 360c concept, a holistic view of a future of travel that is autonomous, electric, connected and safe. It could open up new growth markets for Volvo Cars, for example in the multi-billion dollar domestic air travel industry.
ABB are a Swiss multinational manufacturer and supplier of robotics and electrical equipment.
Development of marine systems based on fuel cells
PowerCell has signed a memorandum of understanding with Siemens AG regarding a joint development of fuel cell-based drive and power generating systems for marine applications.
Fiber laser sensing trends: LiDAR, gas detection & structural health
Fiber lasers have a large share of the laser material processing market but are typically limited to aerospace and defence applications in the sensing market segment. That is set to change within the next decade as emerging applications of fiber laser technologies include automotive LiDAR, multi-species gas sensing and structural health monitoring.
Advanced electric taxi arrives in Germany
London EV Company has launched the world's most advanced electric taxi, the TX, in Berlin -and has announced its intention to partner with Volvo Germany to sell and distribute the vehicle.