Tracking P2P Car Sharing = 50+

Strategy Analytics’ Automotive Connected Mobility service has released a new, global database of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) car sharing operators, tracking more than 50 unique operators across 33 different countries. At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic the outlook for peer-to-peer car sharing operators was bleak. Users and members vanished along with revenue and investment. Nearly a …

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Proterra Opens New Battery Production Facility in Los Angeles

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced the opening of a new battery production line co-located in its EV bus manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County. The new battery production line will manufacture Proterra’s industry-leading battery packs featuring new, next generation cells and will create dozens of new jobs in Los Angeles …

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Connected Cars Get Tactile Mobility to Sense Road Conditions

Tactile Mobility is a world leader in software-based tactile sensing and data solutions. The solutions are comprised of an in-vehicle module residing on one of the vehicle’s computers and the cloud-based system. This system generates insights measuring vehicle-road dynamics with an emphasis on characterizing road conditions such as grades, banks, curvatures, slipperiness, and the locations …

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Lowest Gas Consumption since 1997 for Thanksgiving

U.S. motorists stayed off the road during the Thanksgiving holiday in overwhelming numbers as the coronavirus surged across the country, according to the latest weekly survey of retail fuel stations by OPIS, an IHS Markit company. Gasoline sales fell a staggering 8.4% (nearly 185 million less gallons) from the previous week for the seven-day period …

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FreeWire Partners with Envision AESC for Fast Mobile Charging

FreeWire Technologies, an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging and power solutions provider, and Envision AESC, a trusted battery technology supplier, have announced a partnership to enable the rapid adoption of ultrafast EV charging and mobile power products. This unique pairing will accelerate where ultrafast charging is available, which promotes electric vehicle adoption and creates strong …

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New Solar Roadway for Solar Charged EVs Installed on Tech PKWy PeachTree Corners

Peachtree Corners – the nation’s first smart city environment powered by real-world infrastructure and next-generation connectivity – today unveiled the city’s new solar roadway system which produces energy for a solar-powered EV charging station located at city hall. The installation also marked the first road surface-powered solar panels to be activated in a United States …

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Fire Risk Class Action Files Against GM for Fire Hazard Bolt Batteries

On Tuesday, CSK&D (Chimicles, Schwartz, Kriner & Donalson-Smith)  and its co-counsel filed an action against General Motors LLC (“GM”) in the Northern District of Illinois for defects in the Chevrolet Bolt EV manufactured by GM. The complaint alleges that the Chevy Bolt is defective because its battery is prone to burst into flames unless and …

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Fully Submerged Battery System for FF91

Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global shared intelligent mobility ecosystem company, today announced that it is partnering with MIVOLT on a fully submerged battery cooling system for the FF 91 luxury EV. MIVOLT will provide FF with advanced dielectric coolant materials that will support FF’s existing patented liquid cell submerged onboard cooling system, which includes …

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Blue Bird & Safety Vision Use Mobileye for Safety FCW LDW & PCW

Blue Bird and Safety Vision have partnered together to further increase the safety of the yellow school bus in the form of Mobileye, a widely-used passive collision avoidance solution that helps to prevent accidents. The program works by combining Safety Vision’s 360-degree camera, which gives the driver a complete view around the exterior of the …

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AutoTrader Names Best Automotive Tech

Each year, automotive technology advances into new territory, and the innovations become more and more exciting for consumers. Whether that’s under the hood or inside the cabin, car shoppers will be delighted to find how much new auto innovations can help their daily drives become more efficient, convenient and exciting. To help car buyers navigate …

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