Motor vehicle

Gilbarco Veeder-Root Expands its e-Mobility Platform with the Launch of EVerse in North America

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 6:52pm

EVerseis designed to provide a solution for customers offering electric vehicle charging services to consumers and fleets.

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  • EVerseis designed to provide a solution for customers offering electric vehicle charging services to consumers and fleets.
  • EVersealsobuilds on EV charging software technology developed byDriivzaleading developer of EV charging technology, with over 10,000 EV charging ports being actively managed on its platform.
  • For over 150 years, Gilbarco has earned the trust of its customers by providing long-term partnership, uncompromising support, and proven reliability.
  • Major product lines include fuel dispensers, pump media, point-of-sale systems, payment systems, tank gauges and fleet management systems.

PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx Launch Autonomous Truck Commercial Pilot

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 4:00pm

PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, a leading autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx, one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world, to launch a commercial pilot of autonomous trucks in linehaul trucking operations.

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  • PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, a leading autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx, one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the world, to launch a commercial pilot of autonomous trucks in linehaul trucking operations.
  • This is the first collaboration of its kind between a truck manufacturer, an autonomous technology developer and a logistics provider.
  • PACCAR is pleased to partner with industry leaders FedEx and Aurora on this innovative project, said John Rich, PACCAR chief technology officer.
  • This new commercial pilot collaboration demonstrates the excellent progress that PACCAR and Aurora are making in our strategic alliance, added John Rich.

Adventure Calls and 2022 Honda Passport Answers, with Rugged Redesign and All-New TrailSport

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 5:44pm

"Passport now gets the tough and rugged looks to match its off-road competence and TrailSport will further enhance the off-road capabilities of our vehicles."

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  • "Passport now gets the tough and rugged looks to match its off-road competence and TrailSport will further enhance the off-road capabilities of our vehicles."
  • The 2022 Honda Passport is expected to begin arriving in dealers this winter.
  • The first in what will be a new series of Honda TrailSport vehicles, the 2022 Passport TrailSport is packed with exclusive styling and unique interior touches.
  • Every 2022 Honda Passport comes standard with the Honda Sensing suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies.

A $122.4 Billion Global Opportunity for Electric Motors by 2026 - New Research from StrategyR

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:30pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Electric Motors - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Electric Motors - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .
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    Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Electric Motors estimated at US$102 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$122.4 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 3% over the analysis period.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at $28.3 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $24.4 Billion by 2026
    The Electric Motors market in the U.S. is estimated at US$28.3 Billion in the year 2021.
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc., ( www.strategyr.com ) is a renowned market research publisher the world`s only influencer driven market research company.

Universal Technical Institute Launches BMW FastTrack Program in 2022

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation's leading provider of transportation technician training, will initially launch the new BMW FastTrack elective at its Avondale, Arizona , and Orlando, Florida campuses in January 2022.

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  • PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the nation's leading provider of transportation technician training, will initially launch the new BMW FastTrack elective at its Avondale, Arizona , and Orlando, Florida campuses in January 2022.
  • The FastTrack program replaces the BMW STEP program currently offered at two UTI campuses and will serve a larger number of students and BMW dealerships.
  • Subject to regulatory approvals, UTI plans to extend the BMW FastTrack program to three additional locations by the end of 2022.
  • Through its network of 12 campuses nationwide, UTI offers post-secondary programs under the banner of several well-known brands, including Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute (MMI) and NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech).

Genpact Launches Radio Analytics Engine to Accelerate Envision Virgin Racing's Competitive Performance

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:15pm

Working with the Envision Virgin Racing engineers and data scientists to create RAE, an intelligence engine that turns volumes of unstructured data into accessible insights, Genpact enhancesthe team's pre-race planning, in-race decisions, and future strategies,using advanced analytics to extract valuable insights from these live radio exchanges.

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  • Working with the Envision Virgin Racing engineers and data scientists to create RAE, an intelligence engine that turns volumes of unstructured data into accessible insights, Genpact enhancesthe team's pre-race planning, in-race decisions, and future strategies,using advanced analytics to extract valuable insights from these live radio exchanges.
  • For example, during the Mexico E-Prix, Envision Virgin Racing driver Nick Cassidy started eighth on the grid.
  • For example, Genpact leverages similar technology to help financial institutions use speech analytics to improve interactions with customers.
  • Envision Virgin Racing has competed in every race since Formula E's inception and is continuously searching for fresh sources of advantage.

Analog Devices’ Wireless BMS Helps Lotus Cars Redefine Mobility in its Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:00pm

Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) today announced that renowned British performance brand Lotus Cars is planning to incorporate ADIs wireless battery management system (wBMS) in its next-generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture.

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  • Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) today announced that renowned British performance brand Lotus Cars is planning to incorporate ADIs wireless battery management system (wBMS) in its next-generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture.
  • We worked closely with Analog Devices to integrate wBMS into our new Lightweight Electric Vehicle Architecture (LEVA), which will be the basis for all future Lotus EVs, said Richard Lively, Director, Propulsion and Chassis Engineering, Lotus Cars.
  • Lotus has a stellar reputation for building high-performance, long-lasting race and road vehicles, and many reach classic status, said Roger Keen, General Manager of E-Mobility Group at Analog Devices.
  • Lotus Cars builds world-class high-performance cars, born out of legendary success on the racetrack including 13 FIA Formula 1 world titles and many other championship honours.

Volocopter and Geely Joint Venture Orders 150 Volocopter Aircraft

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:32pm

Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft.

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  • Operating under Volocopter (Chengdu) Technology Co., LTD (Volocopter Chengdu), the JV has signed an agreement to purchase 150 Volocopter aircraft.
  • At the opening ceremony, Volocopter also signed a Contract Manufacturing Agreement with Volocopter Chengdu and General Aviation Manufactory Base of Geely Technology to produce Volocopter's aircraft and parts in China.
  • As an investor for both Aerofugia and Volocopter, Geely looks forward to Volocopter Chengdu realizing urban air mobility in the near future."
  • In April 2021, Geely and Volocopter confirmed that they would form a joint venture to introduce the new mode of transportation to China.

Volvo Trucks North America and AMPLY Power Collaborate on Charge Management Programs for Electric Truck Fleets

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:00am

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure electric truck fleets are equipped with the necessary charging infrastructure and energy management services, AMPLY Power is collaborating with Volvo Trucks North America on customer programs to maximize uptime and cost savings for electric Class 8 heavy-duty truck fleets.

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  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure electric truck fleets are equipped with the necessary charging infrastructure and energy management services, AMPLY Power is collaborating with Volvo Trucks North America on customer programs to maximize uptime and cost savings for electric Class 8 heavy-duty truck fleets.
  • Through ongoing collaboration, AMPLY Power and Volvo Trucks North America are now working on bi-coastal projects with two heavy-duty electric truck fleets.
  • AMPLY Power is a comprehensive electric vehicle charging and energy management provider for fleets operating trucks, buses, vans and light-duty vehicles.
  • Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, is one of the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturers in North America.

Dongfeng Motor Group and Ambarella Partner on Driver Monitoring System for Yixuan Max Mass-Production Vehicle

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 10:00am

The first mass-production application of this system is in the Dongfeng Fengshen Yixuan Max, which launched on September 1st.

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  • The first mass-production application of this system is in the Dongfeng Fengshen Yixuan Max, which launched on September 1st.
  • Yixuan Max adopts Dongfengs new Mach Power, a new engine brand from Dongfeng Motor.
  • Yixuan Max is also the first compact HEV sports vehicle based on DSMA, a framework that was independently designed and developed.
  • Additionally, Yixuan Max is expected to be a star product in Dongfeng Fengshens strategic transformation.