AEye, a startup with significant investors, has announced the AE100, it’s first robotic perception system for autonomous vehicles. The AE100 is a solid state system based on the company’s Intelligent Detection and Ranging (iDAR) technology. iDAR is made of up three components working in synergy. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
Visteon Corporation unveiled its DriveCore autonomous driving platform at CES 2018. Designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of autonomous driving technology, DriveCore allows automakers to build autonomous driving solutions quickly and in an open collaboration model. Read about this on EVmeme.
Nissan has unveiled it’s latest research into automated vehicle technologies with “brain-to-vehicle” (B2V) tech aimed towards improving reaction times for drivers and improving driving enjoyment through vehicle learning. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
Toyota’s Project Portal hydrogen fuel cell-powered big rig will be plying the streets of Southern California now that it’s finished its current stint as a drayage hauler for the Port of Los Angeles in testing and development. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
Proterra, the leading manufacturer of electrified buses, and LG Chem, a leading manufacturing lithium-ion batteries, have teamed to create a battery cell made specifically for heavy-duty vehicle applications. The batteries are designed to have exceptional energy throughput, acceptance of high charge rates, and optimal energy density. Read about it at …
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus, a division of Daimler Trucks, launched the FUSO eCanter in New York City. UPS took delivery of the first eCanter trucks as part of a global rollout of the electrified version of the most popular mid-size box truck in the world. The eCanter is the …
During the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the Volkswagen Group (VW, Audi, Porsche, etc) announced its Roadmap E. In what may be the most comprehensive electrification initiative in automotive, the VW Group’s plans include a fully electrified model portfolio by 2030, at latest. Read more at EVmeme.com.