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May 17, 2022 - 06:02 pm

Solo AVT reveals autonomous truck design

California-based Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies has revealed the design and specifications of a new electric Class 8 truck designed specifically for autonomous driving. The company has also announced $7 million in seed funding.

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Feb 24, 2022 - 05:42 pm

Torqeedo to power autonomous ship in Kiel

The marine electric drive supplier Torqeedo has won an order to supply a complete electric propulsion system for an autonomous boat in the German city of Kiel. The electric vessel named Wavelab will be built by Gebrüder Friedrich Schiffswerft in Kiel, and is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2022.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 05:08 pm

Nuro gathers 600 million dollars

The US start-up Nuro, which specialises in autonomous electric vehicles, has closed a financing round of 600 million dollars (around 518 million euros). With the fresh capital, Nuro wants to drive the development and spread of its autonomous delivery services.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 11:35 am

WM Motor presents the M7 sedan

The Chinese electric car start-up WM Motor has presented its first sedan called M7. It is to offer an NEDC range of over 700 kilometres and go into series production in 2022. Among other things, the model is to stand out with technology for autonomous driving and a correspondingly high computing power.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jun 24, 2021 - 04:14 pm

Local Motors places major order with Protean Electric

Local Motors has placed a major order with British e-drive specialist Protean Electric as part of their existing cooperation. The new three-year contract calls for the supply of thousands of Protean’s in-wheel motors for use in Local Motors’ Olli 2.0 e-shuttles that run autonomously.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 02:47 pm

GM reveals plans for increased e-mobility investment

US automaker General Motors has now officially confirmed that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025, as previously leaked. GM has revealed some details of what the extra funds will be used for.

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Nov 20, 2020 - 11:57 am

GM accelerates EV development & raises investment

General Motors is increasing its spending, launching an “all-out pursuit of global EV leadership,” GM CEO Mary Barra announced. By 2025, the US carmaker wants to have 30 electric models and intends to raise investment from 20 to 27 billion US dollars.

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Oct 12, 2020 - 03:53 pm

Einride introduces next generation electric truck

The Swedish startup Einride has introduced the next generation of its autonomous electric truck T-Pod, making it commercially available worldwide for the first time. The company is relying on a subscription model for this. Initial customers include Lidl Sweden, Oatly, Bridgestone and Northvolt.

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Aug 26, 2020 - 03:49 pm

Audi sets sights on Artemis as new Tesla fighter A9

Details are now available on the Artemis task force for highly automated electric cars by Audi. The first project will be a luxury class electric sedan that is in development under the working title Landjet. Audi considers a positioning above the current top model A8, possibly as the A9.

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Jul 14, 2020 - 03:05 pm

Electric compost turning machine from TU Graz

Scientists of the Graz University of Technology are developing an autonomous, electric compost turning machine together with the company Pusch & Schinnerl. The development is part of the research project ANTON (Autonomous Navigation for Tracked Compost Turners).

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Jul 6, 2020 - 06:09 pm

Boschung reveals autonomous electric street sweepers

The Swiss company Boschung has announced the launch of a purely electrically driven and fully autonomous sweeper. The 2.3-tonne machine, called Urban-Sweeper S2.0, will be able to work eight hours at a stretch. Five units are already in operation in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.

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Jul 6, 2020 - 03:12 pm

Autonomous Audi A9 e-tron rumoured for 2024

At the end of May this year, Audi presented its Artemis project for the development of new technologies for electric, highly automated driving. Now it seems that the flagship model developed as part of the project will bear the title of the A9 e-tron and could be launched on the market by 2024.

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Jul 1, 2020 - 06:57 pm

NEVS presents electric robotaxi for sharing services

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has presented a mobility ecosystem for autonomous electric vehicles for sharing services, under the name PONS. At the heart of the ecosystem is the autonomous Sango electric vehicle for up to six passengers.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 01:42 pm

Volkswagen and Ford sign contracts for global alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have now signed the contracts for their global alliance in the areas of electrification, light commercial vehicles and autonomous driving. This paves the way for a Ford electric vehicle based on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Box (MEB).

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Apr 22, 2020 - 04:12 pm

DroidDrive presents last-mile delivery EV system

The Ducktrain is a new innovation from RWTH Aachen University. The Aachen-based company DroidDrive is developing an electrically driven articulated train consisting of trailers that are to swarm out autonomously in the delivery area. A first prototype has now started testing.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 11:24 am

Self-driving delivery bot trundles around Ann Arbor

Refraction AI is currently testing its autonomous REV-1 e-trike in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Looking like a cargo-bike without the rider, the self-driving electric cargo bot can carry up to 40 kilos of groceries, food, or medicine and has a top speed of about 20 kph. In times of quarantines, this EV may come in handy […]

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Feb 21, 2020 - 12:00 pm

Nikkei finds Tesla 6 years ahead

Many ‘tear-downs’ have already shown that Tesla has a lead of years in electric drive and battery technology. Now the Japanese business paper Nikkei has also had the Tesla Model 3 dismantled.

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