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Battery Industry Leaders Invest $18 Million in Seattle Start-up: Group14 Technologies to Scale Li-ion Anode Material That Promises 30% Improvement in Energy and Cost

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 10:06pm

The new funds will be used to scale up manufacturing of a next generation anode material and advance into commercial production.

Key Points: 
  • The new funds will be used to scale up manufacturing of a next generation anode material and advance into commercial production.
  • When the automotive industry is fully electrified, there will be a nearly trillion-dollar battery industry, 25 times bigger than today.
  • Unlike competing technologies, Group14s materials are designed for low cost and drop in compatibility with existing lithium-ion battery production.
  • We have a strong interest in Group14 Technologies silicon-carbon composite as a high-performance anode material for next generation lithium ion batteries.

Advance Auto Parts to Begin Multi-Year Partnership with Team Penske During 2020 NASCAR Cup Series

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 9:30pm

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, and Team Penske today announced a new multi-year partnership beginning with the 2020 NASCAR season.

Key Points: 
  • Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, and Team Penske today announced a new multi-year partnership beginning with the 2020 NASCAR season.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191121005976/en/
    From left, Ryan Blaney, Team Penske driver, Jason McDonell, Advance Auto Parts CMO, and Tom Greco, Advance CEO, announce a multi-year partnership where Advance will be featured as the primary sponsor on the No.
  • Everyone at Team Penske is excited to have Advance Auto Parts join the team as a new partner in 2020, said Blaney.
  • Team Penske currently competes in the IndyCar Series, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

HyreCar Expands Sales Leadership Team

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 8:25pm

Our commercial initiatives have begun to accelerate car supply in the key markets were focused on, said Joe Furnari, HyreCar CEO.

Key Points: 
  • Our commercial initiatives have begun to accelerate car supply in the key markets were focused on, said Joe Furnari, HyreCar CEO.
  • This continues the work that HyreCar began in the summer of 2019 to expand its commercial and dealership initiatives to accelerate car supply for ridesharing drivers.
  • Mr. Fitzgerald has been leading the team nationally since July of 2019, and Mr. Karwal recently joined the team.
  • Mr. Fitzgerald brings over 20 years of automotive dealer sales and management experience to HyreCar, leading teams across major automotive brands including CarSaver at Walmart, Edmunds and AutoNation.

AEye Wins Best Innovative Sensor Technology Award at IDTechEx

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:23pm

Today artificial perception pioneer AEye announced it has been awarded Best Innovative Sensor Technology at IDTechEx.

Key Points: 
  • Today artificial perception pioneer AEye announced it has been awarded Best Innovative Sensor Technology at IDTechEx.
  • The award is given to the sensor technology with the most significant new innovation, or that can impact our life most significantly.
  • We are honored to be recognized by IDTechEx as the Best Innovative Sensor Technology, said Dr. Barry Behnken, co-founder and SVP of Engineering at AEye.
  • Each year at the IDTechEx Show, we honor a company with the Best Innovative Sensor Technology award for its development and achievement in the sensor innovation and commercialization area, said Dr. Richard Collins, Senior Technology Analystat IDTechEx.

Ouster Lidar Powers Next Generation Security and Safety Solutions

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:00pm

Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping introduced its lidar-enabled security solutions at the International Security Conference & Exposition East conference in New York.

Key Points: 
  • Ouster, Inc., a leading provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping introduced its lidar-enabled security solutions at the International Security Conference & Exposition East conference in New York.
  • "Lidar is quickly becoming a key part of the next-generation of security solutions," says Angus Pacala, Ouster co-founder and CEO.
  • Ouster is working with two leading security software and integration companies to combine the perception power of lidar into traditional and next-generation Video Management Systems (VMS).
  • Additionally, Ouster sensors now seamlessly work with Seoul Robotics' SENSR software platform, enabling security integrators to use the perception system to create custom end-to-end security solutions.

Strategy Analytics: New Car Connectivity Options Give Consumers More Power, Data Throughput than Ever Before

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 5:15pm

New technologies hitting the market in 2020 will give consumers better and more capable device connectivity options than ever before, Strategy Analytics 2019 In-Car Wired and Wireless Connectivity report finds.

Key Points: 
  • New technologies hitting the market in 2020 will give consumers better and more capable device connectivity options than ever before, Strategy Analytics 2019 In-Car Wired and Wireless Connectivity report finds.
  • The influence consumer electronics and mobile devices is having on the automotive industry is undeniable, said Edward Sanchez , Senior Analyst, Automotive for Strategy Analytics .
  • OEMs and Tier 1s are significantly stepping up their game when it comes to connectivity, said Richard Robinson , Director, Automotive Infotainment and Telematics, Strategy Analytics.
  • The connectivity features and capabilities now available in the car were the stuff of dreams just a few years ago.

Future Of Belgium Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook & Growth Opportunities 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:46pm

The "2019 Future Of Belgium Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "2019 Future Of Belgium Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Belgium automobile report provides a complete perspective on the trends shaping the Belgium Automobile market.
  • Belgium automobile market is benchmarked against peer markets in the region in terms of investment prospects, demand growth, supply scenario and competitive structure.
  • Prominent Belgium market trends on sales, consumption, production, OEMs, distribution, regulations and companies
    Annual Supply and Demand (sales) outlook from 2005 to 2025 for:

2019 Future Of Trinidad Automobile Market - Both Large Players and Start-Ups are Aggressively Focusing on Connected and Autonomous Driving Vehicles in the Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:30pm

The "2019 Future Of Trinidad Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "2019 Future Of Trinidad Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Trinidad automobile report provides a complete perspective on the trends shaping the Trinidad Automobile market.
  • The Trinidad automotive market is slowly shifting towards a service oriented model with new players focusing extensively on customer experience and consumer data.
  • Both large players and start-ups are aggressively focusing on connected and autonomous driving vehicles in the country.

2019 Future Of Uganda Automobile Market - New Vehicles Must be Aligned with the Current States of Technology and Consumer Preferences - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:21pm

The "2019 Future Of Uganda Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "2019 Future Of Uganda Automobile Market - Trends, Outlook and Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Uganda automobile report provides a complete perspective on the trends shaping the Uganda Automobile market.
  • The Uganda automotive market is slowly shifting towards a service oriented model with new players focusing extensively on customer experience and consumer data.
  • New Vehicles must be aligned with the current states of technology and consumer preferences.

Keysight First to Achieve 3GPP C-V2X Radio Frequency Conformance Test Case Validation

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 4:00pm

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company achieved 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) validation of the industrys first cellular vehicle-to-everything communications (C-V2X) radio frequency (RF) conformance test case.

Key Points: 
  • Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that the company achieved 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) validation of the industrys first cellular vehicle-to-everything communications (C-V2X) radio frequency (RF) conformance test case.
  • 3GPP validation of Keysights conformance test case enables the C-V2X connected ecosystem to achieve performance compliance with the specifications of the 3GPP standards, both for Release 14 and 5G new radio (NR) Release 16.
  • The test case validation, which took place in Austin, Texas, on October 23rd, was achieved using Keysights 5G radio frequency (RF) and radio resource management (RRM) DVT & Conformance Toolset and the Qualcomm 9150 C-V2X chipset platform , which is designed to deliver precise positioning, efficient processing and security capabilities.
  • Keysight 5G RF/RRM DVT & Conformance Toolset offers C-V2X end-to-end signaling test capabilities that include Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signal emulation for validating User-to-UTRAN (Uu) and PC5 links.