Software problems at Cariad delay Volkswagen’s model planning
Because Volkswagen’s software subsidiary Cariad is far behind schedule in its development, the model planning of the group’s premium brands is being thrown into disarray, according to a media report. At Bentley, even the timetable for the transformation to a pure electric vehicle brand by 2030 is said to be wobbling.
VW details MEB software 3.0 updates
Volkswagen has detailed its software generation 3.0 for the MEB electric cars. The company considers the new features a “boost to innovation for the ID. family”. However, some of the changes are much more mundane, such as the display of the state-of-charge.
Taycan still fine-tuning over-the-air updates
The Porsche Taycan is technically capable of software updates via the data network (Over The Air). But owners of the electric Porsche still have to come to the workshop for a software update due to the large amount of data required.
ViriCiti reveals platform for mixed bus fleets
The telematics specialist ViriCiti has revealed a monitoring system for operators of mixed bus fleets. “Mixed Fleet” integrates all types of buses (electric, hybrid, hydrogen and diesel) and their energy infrastructure into one platform. The first deployment will start in October.
Grumpy customer or tricky manufacturer?
After Tesla reduced the range of older Model S and Model X vehicles by software update at the beginning of this year after a fire in a Model S in Hong Kong, a lawsuit has now been filed against the electric car manufacturer.