Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund makes follow-on investment of £1.45 million

Foresight Group, a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, and Williams Advanced Engineering are pleased to announce a £1.45 million follow-on investment from Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund into Inovo Robotics.

New power module for mid-power electric vehicle traction inverters

New power module for mid-power electric vehicle traction inverters

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduces a new IGBT power module tailored to the needs of electric vehicle traction inverters in the 80 kW to 100 kW power class: the HybridPACK™ DC6i. This six pack module is optimized to deliver an excellent fit of system cost and performance to hybrid and small battery electric vehicles.

Continental makes special tyres for electric cars, buses and trucks

Continental makes special tyres for electric cars, buses and trucks

Vehicles with electric and hybrid drive are heavier than their conventional counterparts, they put more torque onto the road when moving off, and they should ideally be barely audible for the occupants. Then, of course, there are the properties traditionally expected of tyres: safety on wet and dry roads, precision steering, short braking distances, aquaplaning prevention, maximum mileage and, particularly important for electric cars, very low rolling resistance. The tyres developers at Continental in Hanover have squared up to the challenge and designed tyres specifically for electric cars, buses and trucks.

BlackBerry to power autonomy systems in Canoo’s next generation EVs

BlackBerry to power autonomy systems in Canoo’s next generation EVs

BlackBerry Limited and electric vehicle (EV) startup Canoo announced that the ADAS systems for the company’s membership-based semi-autonomous EVs will be powered by the BlackBerry QNX operating system (OS), including radar sensors, parking sensors and cameras.

DreamDrive, an Advanced Driver-Assistance System to debut in the Lucid Air

DreamDrive, an Advanced Driver-Assistance System to debut in the Lucid Air

Lucid Motors announced DreamDrive, a new benchmark in advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). The first-of-its-kind platform combines the most comprehensive sensor suite on the market with a cutting-edge driver monitoring system, all standard on the first versions of the Lucid Air. Taken as a whole, DreamDrive signals Lucid’s intent to deliver sophisticated assisted driving capabilities in its vehicles.

ŠKODA introduces remote electric charging via Amazon Alexa

ŠKODA introduces remote electric charging via Amazon Alexa

Drivers of ŠKODA’s all-electric Citigoe iV and Superb iV plug-in hybrid can now use Amazon Alexa voice assistants to start or stop charging remotely and check on the remaining range of their cars, all from the comfort of their home.

Garrett developing E-Turbo Technology in collaboration with Mercedes-AMG

Garrett developing E-Turbo Technology in collaboration with Mercedes-AMG

Garrett Motion Inc. is adding another electrification technology innovation to its portfolio with the recently announced development of the world’s first “E-Turbo” for passenger vehicles with Mercedes-AMG.