Automotive

Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

  • 1

    Ansys and Innoviz Technologies Enable Autonomous Driving Revolution with Next-Gen LiDAR Design. Simulation accelerates high-performing LiDAR development resulting in an optimized design, satisfying strict industry requirements

    Q1, 2022

  • 2

    Applus+ IDIADA has been chosen by VinFast - Vietnam’s very first EV maker - as partner in EV safety testing.

    Q1, 2022

  • 3

    EasyMile, an all-electric autonomous technology supplier headquartered in Toulouse, France looked to Ansys software for a single-source, turnkey solution to demonstrate the safety of their driverless vehicles.

    Q1, 2022

  • 4

    EPAM Continuum Appointed Strategic Digital Partner For Launch of INEOS Automotive’s New Grenadier Vehicle

    Q1, 2022

  • 5

    P3?partners with Renault to develop one of the world’s first connected infotainment systems powered by Google’s Android Automotive OS

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    Ricardo and Lightning eMotors sign strategic partnership to provide commercial electric vehicles to UK customers. Ricardo will provide supply chain and certification of roadworthiness support, as well as powertrain installation and integration services in the UK.

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

     A leading automotive parts maker has named LTTS as its engineering partner for providing digital cybersecurity, functional safety and software and hardware development.

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    AVL and SuperTurbo Technologies announced that they will collaborate on a project to investigate the emission reduction possibilities of the hydrogen internal combustion engine (H2ICE) on commercial vehicles.

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    For an American automotive supplier, LTTS will be expanding its dedicated design center in India to strengthen capacity and capabilities which will be leveraged by the customer’s global technology teams. This center will act as the customer’s future technology hub.  

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    Ford and Ansys Accelerate Development of Next-Generation Predictive Headlight Technology. Ford engineers use optical simulation solutions from Ansys for development of predictive smart headlights saving time and cost.

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    LTTS has been selected by a North American OEM to develop and enhance industry-unique surround camera Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) 

    Q4, 2021

  • 12

    Tata Elxsi was awarded a high-voltage EV system software development deal for a leading Japanese Tier1 supplier.

    Q4, 2021

  • 13

    Tata Elxsi won a multi-million US$ Electric Vehicle software development program for a new-age EV OEM in APAC.

    Q4, 2021

  • 14

    Tata Elxsi won a strategic software platform development deal for Level3 autonomy and beyond,for a North American system supplier.

    Q4, 2021

  • 15

    TCS has been engaged by ZF to address customer fulfillment disruption due to semiconductor shortages by analyzing material supply situation and developing insights for effective supply and demand balancing across product portfolios This optimizes the allocation of critical parts to meet the customer demand in the most optimal way to maximize value for ZF and its customers TCS has also been engaged by ZF to help in finding alternate supply sources for critical semiconductor parts and help in expediting the procurement activities This is expected to positively impact material availability towards customer order fulfillment

    Q4, 2021

  • 16

    TCS is selected by a European cloud-based location platform and technology company, to build navigational content management and a Geographic Information System for next generation technology powered features such as autonomous driving & 3-Dimensional maps. TCS will provide solutions for real-time map visualization, reliable routing, and robust geocoders as part of the platform.

    Q4, 2021

  • 17

    TCS is selected by Element Fleet Management Inc. to deliver last phase of Ordering platform. TCS will integrate 5 New OEMs, create new and enhanced driver ordering interface, build advanced digital payment gateway and expand ordering capabilities to Canadian region. Post completion of this engagement 1800+ Customers will be migrated to new Ordering platform and support ~125K+ vehicle Orders.

    Q4, 2021

  • 18

    The automotive company KGK has now turned to HiQ’s Frends as its new integration platform supplier for the group. Frends will help the organisation simplify and streamline by standardising integrations, with the ultimate goal of having Frends, in addition to APIs, as KGK’s sole solution for integrations.

    Q4, 2021

  • 19

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple engagements in the electric and conventional powertrain areas.

    Q4, 2021

  • 20

    A leading Asian Cab Aggregator selected KPIT for a program in the Digital Connected Solutions domain

    Q4, 2021

  • 21

    A leading Asian OEM selected KPIT for a key engagement in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q4, 2021

  • 22

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a strategic program in the Autonomous Driving domain.

    Q4, 2021

  • 23

    HERE announced that Autoliv is using HERE Speed Limits, Fleet Telematics and Weather APIs for its Connected Safety Services.

    Q4, 2021

  • 24

    HERE powers SAIC Motor Overseas Intelligent Mobility Technology’s connected vehicle services

    Q4, 2021

  • 25

    KPIT wins a five year $52 million strategic engagement from a leading European Car Manufacturer in the Electric Powertrain domain. KPIT has been selected as a next gen software development and integration partner for the control unit of a new e-powertrain component, function development and software testing of all power electronics components of next gen Invertor, On-board Charger and Battery Management Systems (BMS).

    Q4, 2021

  • 26

    SEGULA Technologies joins PERRINN to develop the battery system for the Project 424 100% electric hypercar

    Q4, 2021

  • 27

    Stellantis, TIM and Accenture Collaborate on 5G Industrial Application in Brazil. Private 5G network pilot project combines 5G, cloud, artificial intelligence and IoT to enhance quality, compliance and efficiency at automotive plant

    Q4, 2021

  • 28

    Ansys Selected by Panasonic Automotive to Streamline Functional Safety Analysis for Future Mobility Technology

    Q4, 2021

  • 29

    GlobalLogic., Jungo and OpenSynergy announced an automotive virtual driver monitoring system (DMS) solution that integrates a standalone DMS currently provided on a separate engine control unit (ECU) with an existing automotive cockpit controller. As a result, the DMS provides input to both the instrument cluster (e.g., drowsiness trigger) and in-vehicle infotainment systems (IVIs) (e.g. gesture control) while safely and securely isolating personal data from other functionalities.

    Q4, 2021

  • 30

    Using Ansys simulation solutions, Oculii is developing AI software and hardware for radar systems that will allow autonomous vehicles to more accurately perceive their surroundings

    Q4, 2021

  • 31

    KPIT partners with ZF for industry-leading middleware solution

    Q4, 2021

  • 32

    Kendrion Selects Aras Enterprise SaaS for Single Digital Backbone

    Q4, 2021

  • 33

    Ricardo and DS Performance extend their collaboration into third generation vehicle

    Q4, 2021

  • 34

    SEAT S.A. Technical Center and ESI Group set new car development standards towards 100% digital with the brand-new CUPRA Formentor

    Q4, 2021

  • 35

    Startup Circle chooses Capgemini Invent to design an urban mobility solution for the self-service car-sharing market

    Q4, 2021

  • 36

    QEV Technologies Uses the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform from Dassault Systèmes in Race to Deliver Cleaner, More Sustainable E-Mobility

    Q4, 2021

  • 37

    Ricardo wins contract with STX Engine to develop a new heavy duty engine for the defence sector. Ricardo will apply its high efficiency and low smoke combustion system experience to ensure that the new engine can meet the desired high power density, with desired fuel consumption and durability targets.

    Q4, 2021

  • 38

    World-first hybrid battery-powered NAWA Racer e-motorbike to debut. Akka is engineering partner.

    Q4, 2021

  • 39

    Hyzon and Ricardo to deliver hydrogen fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles

    Q4, 2021

  • 40

    TietoEVRY supports the city of Gothenburg’s drive for greener and fossil-free operations with leasing and asset finance platform which will promote asset tracking and reusability.

    Q4, 2021

  • 41

    Data Anonymization Project between two Auto OEMs who are cooperating for joint R&D projects

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 42

    FEV has entered a long-term agreement with electrified powertrain systems provider, Hyliion, to support design, development, integration, and production validation of their innovative Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 43

    Electric Highway Tests for Trucks Accelerate in Germany. Now there are three test tracks in Germany. Siemens Mobility is working with Continental Engineering Services in the development of pantographs for trucks.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 44

    Applus+ IDIADA and MHI Group to Develop Testing and Verification System for Highly Automated Vehicles -- Partner Has Abundant Track Record in Automotive Homologation in Europe --

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 45

    AKKA’s immersive maintenance training solution deployed at Renault Academy training centres worldwide

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 46

    Ricardo to engineer zero emission buses for UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 47

    Ricardo wins contract with LS Automotive Technologies to develop DC-DC converter for EVs. It converts direct current from high voltage battery to the low voltage direct current which powers vehicle lights, fans, pumps, wipers, and electronic control units

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 48

    DXC Luxoft enters a new relationship with Scania for Digital Cockpit and In–Vehicle Infotainment (IVI)

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 49

    Capgemini has been awarded a contract extension by Mercedes-Benz AG until 2024 for the development and maintenance of the core Electric/Electronic Product Data Management application in a R&D environment. The EE-PDM application is used for the development and documentation of electronic vehicle components. Capgemini will now support in migrating the application to the cloud and further transforming it in a microservices environment with DevOps.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 50

    Dassault Systèmes’ DELMIA Quintiq applications were successfully deployed to optimize the production and assembly of E-Drive components at the BMW Group plants in Dingolfing, Leipzig and Regensburg.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 51

    Free2Move eSolutions and Accenture Join Togetherto Accelerate Energy Transition Towards Net-Zero

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 52

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a large program in the in-vehicle architecture domain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 53

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the Vehicle Diagnostics area

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 54

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple strategic engagements in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 55

    A leading European headquartered innovator and systems supplier awarded Tata Elxsi their EV platform development program

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 56

    A leading European Tier I selected KPIT for a key engagement in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 57

    A leading global automotive OEM selected Tata Elxsi as their strategic development partner for their next generation EV system development

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 58

    A North American Electric Vehicle OEM selected LTTS for a multi-year engagement to be its engineering design partner. The scope of work encompasses the entire value chain including vehicle design for all existing as well as new models.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 59

    An OEM awarded a large $60 Million deal in automotive engineering to Akka Technologies North America.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 60

    An American automotive supplier has selected LTTS as a strategic partner to provide engineering services for their EV and Power Electronics productportfolio. LTTS will also be setting up a centre of engineering excellence which will be leveraged by the gl

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 61

    BatteryLoop, a company which gives electric car batteries a second life as energy storage systems, in collaboration with HiQ, is now developing a digital platform that enables an estimate as to how long a battery has left to live, thus its economic value

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 62

    FEV has entered a long-term agreement with electrified powertrain systems start-up, Hyliion, to support design, development, integration, and validation of their innovative Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications. Also, FEV

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 63

    FEV Turkey’s engineers installed and calibrated hardware and software, providing TRAGGER vehicles with Level 4 automated driving features.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 64

    German Auto Tier1 manufacturer, ZF., has chosen TCS as the partner for their Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) project. TCS will be leveraging its expertise in AI/ML to develop “Autonomous Vehicle Data Annotation and Analysis Framework.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 65

    Hexagon has been selected by McLaren Racing to provide materials data management for its Formula 1 cars. MaterialCenter captures data from material testing to ensure full traceability throughout each component’s lifecycle with full knowledge of the perfo

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 66

    A Europe-based global automobile company has extended their existing relationship with HCL to manage their production shop floor IT. This engagement will leverage HCL’s best practices and experience of supporting production IT to its global manufacturing clients. HCL will drive standardization and centralization of services, thereby enabling seamless onboarding of multiple shop floors with the ability to deliver the services from HCL’s global delivery centers in Europe.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 67

    A leading European Tier 1 automotive supplier selected Tata Elxsi as a strategic partner for next generation cybersecurity services

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 68

    A leading global automotive OEM selected Tata Elxsi for a multi year and multi million USD connected vehicle program for one of their key markets, that will leverage our IoT platform

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 69

    A leading global OEM awarded end-to-end Digital Product Management for all its automotive component design data across Chassis, Interior, Exteriors, Wire and Electrical systems.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 70

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the Autonomous Driving area

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 71

    A leading American Tier I selected KPIT for a program in the Powertrain domain

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 72

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a couple of programs in the Connected domain

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 73

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for multiple programs in the Autonomous Driving domain

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 74

    A leading European Commercial Vehicle Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the Vehicle Diagnostics area

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 75

    A leading European OEM has selected LTTS for its next generation telematics program. As part of this engagement, LTTS will set up a Telematics Lab for the customer in Germany.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 76

    Arrival selects HERE SDK for its Electric Vehicles

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 77

    FANUC to supply Ford plant in Cologne with 500 robots

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 78

    LTTS won an Infotainment Systems deal from a multinational electronics company. LTTS will support multiple OEM programs in a managed services engagement model.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 79

    SOLIZE and HP Enable Sustainable 3D Production of Replacement NISMO Heritage Parts for Nissan

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 80

    Faurecia selects KPMG as its advisor for onsite renewable electricity production

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 81

    Texelis Deploys Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to Digitally Develop Its Heavy-Duty Vehicles

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 82

    The Daimler automotive group and KUKA have signed a new framework contract for the coming years. The order encompasses a four-figure number of robots and linear units as well as other KUKA technologies such as software and controllers.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 83

    Under a multi-year EV program, the Electronic Powertrain unit of a European automotive components manufacturer has selected LTTS to build a real-time technology framework to simulate the controller design of the e-Powertrain systems.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 84

    DENSO deploys Siemens’ software portfolio for digital transformation of automotive product design

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 85

    Formel D has been supporting Yamaha on the client’s premises in Manaus in northern Brazil with approximately 40 employees in the quality and supplier management divisions.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 86

    GeicoTaikisha chooses Software AG IoT platform to digitize automotive painting process

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 87

    AKKA renews its contract with Ford in the area of infotainment. This new contract covers the areas of Verification & Validation of features and functions in the infotainment environment. AKKA will be supporting Ford in the analysis of fault management and of tests up to protocol level in the infotainment environment, providing services such as radio, navigation, connectivity services, app services and Human Machine Interface (HMI).

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 88

    Brazilian Niobium Supplier CBMM Uses Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to Develop Safer, More Energy Efficient Automotive Applications

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 89

    Faurecia expands collaboration with Microsoft to ramp up move to Cloud

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 90

    For an American industrial conglomerate, LTTS is leveraging its ITAR facility in North America to develop electrical and mechanical systems for military vehicles.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 91

    Ford and Google to Accelerate Auto Innovation, Reinvent Connected Vehicle Experience

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 92

    HERE Technologies is powering the Lynk& Co 01 SUV in Europe

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 93

    Safran engineering services divest its 81 people automotive engineering engagement of Renault in Spain to SEGULA Technologies. A different way of vendor consolidation in automotive engineering services.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 94

    TCS is selected by a leading European automotive OEM, as a strategic partner in the end-to-end design and development of a next generation Electric Vehicle.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 95

    Triumph Motorcycles and KPIT Technologies partner to bring ‘Distraction Free Digital Connected Experience’ to bikers. KPIT develops one of the earliest technology solutions for Turn-by-Turn navigation based on Google maps for Triumph’s premium bikes. KPIT software platform enables 15+ models of Triumph.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 96

    Wipro wins a 1000 people deal with FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles . It will help FCA setup digital hub in Hyderabad.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 97

    ZF chooses Microsoft and PwC Germany as their strategic partners to build ZF’s Digital Manufacturing Platform. ZF location Diepholz in northern Germany as pilot plant. The project enables ZF to reduce conversion costs, improve inventory, performance and quality, and to make their workforce more efficient.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 98

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the invehicle networking area

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 99

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the invehicle networking area

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 100

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the autonomous domain

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 101

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the connected domain

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 102

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the invehicle networking area

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

  • 1

    BlueBinaries opens a new development center in Bengaluru.

    Q1, 2022

  • 2

    in-tech brings new private equity investor DBAG on board which will acquires 70% of the shares, founders continue to hold 30%

    Q1, 2022

  • 3

    KPIT and dSPACE team up for smart charging solutions for electric vehicles

    Q1, 2022

  • 4

    HERE announced its partnership with Bridgestone for safe and sustainable mobility. As a first step, Bridgestone’s Mobility Solutions Unit is making anonymized connected vehicle data available on the HERE Marketplace.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    IAV develops modular platform for battery-electric vehicles

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    Synopsys and Dassault Systèmes Partner to Enable Industry’s First Holistic Lighting Design Platform for Automotive

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    AKKA’s Project Flexmove supported by the Occitanie Region in France. Flexmove is a multimodal mobility service based on an electric vehicle that can be driven like a normal car on the road and can also travel autonomously on railways thanks to special road-to-rail technology developed by AKKA.

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    dSPACE Acquires Interests in Berlin Start-Up neurocat

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    HERE announced the launch of the HERE ISA Map, delivering vehicle systems and drivers fresh and accurate speed limit information on any road. The HERE ISA Map was designed for automakers to comply with requirements under the European Union’s (EU) new Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) regulation aimed at road safety and reducing Co2 emissions.

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    Preh GmbH selects Critical Manufacturing MES to meet its needs for next-generation Automotive Electronics

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    FEV France has invested in a test bench dedicated to fuel cell system tests of up to 200 kW. At the same time, the company has adapted two test benches for the development of hydrogen combustion engines. FEV France is one of the eight winners of the automotive sector selected as part of the “France Relance” plan. The objective is to support investments of leading companies through dedicated funds to drive the transformation of the automotive and aerospace sectors.

    Q4, 2021

  • 12

    ALTEN acquires Expert Global Group and augments its presence in India. It has abou 1000 people and $14 million revenue in 2020

    Q4, 2021

  • 13

    dSPACE and NORDSYS are working together to accelerate the development of connected self-driving vehicles. A first result of the cooperation is the dSPACE V2X Interface for waveBEE communication systems.

    Q4, 2021

  • 14

    Imagination’s HyperLane technology and Mobica’s application and design expertise to enhance automotive display performance and safety.

    Q4, 2021

  • 15

    Ricardo has received Government funding to optimise in-car thermal and energy management systems to improve electric vehicle range and battery performance with the aim of increasing electric vehicle range by 5% while reducing overall cost by 10%. Ricardo will partner with Jaguar Land Rover and use a Jaguar I-PACE as a demonstrator vehicle.

    Q4, 2021

  • 16

    Tata Elxsi and Green Hills Software Introduce the Latest in Production-Ready AUTOSAR-Compliant Platforms for Safe and Secure Driver Monitoring Systems

    Q4, 2021

  • 17

    Bosch pools development activities for universal vehicle software in one unit under ETAS. A total of 2,300 experts from different development areas of Bosch and ETAS are to be brought together

    Q4, 2021

  • 18

    dSPACE and Foretellix Deepen Cooperation to Enhance the Safety of Automated Driving

    Q4, 2021

  • 19

    Bertrandt strengthens its expertise in the mega trends of the automotive and aviation sectors with the acquisition of the Philotech Group with presence in Germany, France and Spain.

    Q4, 2021

  • 20

    QuEST Global announced its partnership with NXP Semiconductors to deliver software support for NXP’s S32G Vehicle Network Processors. QuEST will be offering the following services for the S32G platform:Hardware System Designing and Prototyping, Automotive System Software Engineering including Design, Development and Maintenance, Integration of Connectivity Module and Features, Support NXP’s customers in achieving Functional Safety, System Validation and Automation, Product Realization

    Q4, 2021

  • 21

    IAV is significantly expanding its presence in southern Germany with a new development center. In addition to the EMC test center, a building complex is being constructed with 370 workstations as well as a modern high-voltage testing infrastructure, test fields and workshops

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 22

    Air wellness in the car: IAV develops new measuring system for scenting vehicle interiors

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 23

    KPIT to acquire Future Mobility Solutions (Rev €5.1 mn, 50+ employees) for up to €15.6 mn. FMS is engaged in autonomous driving, ADAS and vehicle safety, and integration and validation.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 24

    ITK Engineering opened an office in the Chinese mega-city of Wuxi near Shanghai.Initially focusing on the automotive sector, this branch office’s activities will first center on system development, electric vehicle verification and validation, and highly

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 25

    Wipro and HERE partner to provide location-based services and analytics for customers globally

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 26

    FERCHAU Automotive and M Plan merge and cosnolidate position in German automotive engineering market. M plan has about 600 employees and €55 Million revenue. Ferchau has about 6750 employees and near $680 Million revenue.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 27

    dSPACE and Cepton Partner to Provide 3D Lidar Simulation for ADAS and Autonomous Applications

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 28

    Ansys and IPG Automotive are collaborating to fast-track the creation, integration and validation of ADAS features and autonomous vehicles. Combining Ansys VRXPERIENCE with IPG Automotive’s CarMaker will empower joint customers to virtually verify and va

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 29

    EDAG China opens new test center for E/E components and modules for EVs in Shanghai. The following tests and validations will be carried out: High Voltage system performance, High Voltage and Low Voltage function validation, as well as testing during char

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 30

    dSPACE and BTC Expand Partnership: Using Simulation to Validate and Homologate ADAS/AD Is Becoming a Reality

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 31

    Nexyad and HERE improve vehicle safety with next generation, cognitive artificial intelligence. Recommendation of “maximum cautious speed” based on real-time data and context-specific to every single vehicle, driver and driving environment,

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 32

    IAV has joined forces with the University of Oldenburg to develop a digital assistant that monitors the driver’s health status, accurately detects changes ranging from shortness of breath to heart attack – and automatically initiates rescue measures in an emergency.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 33

    Battery Recycling Made Easy: IAV’s New Battery Concept with lightweighting and less joints results in lower CO2 emissions

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 34

    DENSO and NTT DATA Complete Verification Test Using Vehicle and People Flow Data to Innovate the Mobility Experience. Based on the results, DENSO and NTT DATA will consider commercializing the joint service, and verify the business model together with mobility businesses (automakers, car-sharing companies, car rental companies, etc.) and service providers (retailers, tour agents, commercial complexes, etc.).

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 35

    dSPACE Strengthens Its Presence in China by Moving Closer to Its Customers

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 36

    FEV, Ibeo and LiangDao announced their cooperation to bundle competencies, providing OEM customers worldwide with access to a full-range of solutions for Level 3 and 4 automated driving (AD) and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 37

    LTTS has signed a collaboration agreement with UK’s Coventry University to build and deliver new generation engineering solutions for the automotive and manufacturing sectors.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 38

    Orange Spain, Applus+ IDIADA and Ericsson drive automotive connectivity

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 39

    PathPartner Joins BlackBerry QNX Channel Partner Program to Deliver Safety-Critical and Secure Software Solutions for Automotive Industry

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 40

    SEGULA Technologies opens an engineering office in Poland

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 41

    The EDAG Group expands its footprint in Italy with the inauguration of its new branch office in Fiorano Modenese is located near the test track for Ferrari vehicles. In addition to vehicle development, the new site will work in the areas of HMI and infotainment.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 42

    dSPACE Moves Closer to its Customers in South Korea. The new company with headquarters in Seoul will bring expertise as a partner for simulation and validation directly to Korean automotive customers.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 43

    HERE to power global, real-time, location-based innovation for TCS DigiFleet

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 44

    KPIT acquires 60% stake in PathPartner

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 45

    Wipro collaborates with FEV to open Innovation Lab for developing Software Defined Vehicles

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 46

    Akka is creating a new company SICEF, a new key stage in the development of the Flexmove project. The project has at its core an electric vehicle that can be driven like a normal car on the road, but which can also move on rail tracks thanks to a special tyre-to-tracks technology.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 47

    Bertrandt launches its own ball impact testing device. Regulation-compliant testing equipment for interior component testing.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 48

    Cognizant to acquire ESG Mobility, automotive engineering subsidiary of ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH. It augments Cognizant’s presence in automotive engineering industry with 1000 people and top 8 out of top 10 OEMs as customer. Also it augments Cognizant’s engineering delivery presence in Germany and China along with US.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 49

    Components in electric vehicles are exposed to sudden changes in temperature when the vehicle drives through puddles or pools of water. Bertrandt is now able to simulate these requirements in a laboratory environment with its new splash water test chamber, which is designed for large and heavy components.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 50

    Continental Engineering Services is expanding with three new sites in England, Germany and Italy. Interesting point is engineering specialization of locations. England location is for ADAS, Germany for EV, and Italy for small batch production.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 51

    dSPACE expands its range of complete turnkey solutions for the development and testing of smart charging technologies with the Smart Charging Station Emulator. The new solution allows for the emulation of charging stations with a power of up to 85 kW. This enables manufacturers of electric vehicles and suppliers of battery systems to realistically test their new developments with different technical charging standards and protocols, simulate a large number of faults, and develop them quickly and efficiently in line with the requirements of international markets.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 52

    EDAG and Elise start generative engineering cooperation.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 53

    ESI Group to collaborate on R&D French project for sustainable automotive aluminum solutions

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 54

    Faurecia announced the construction of a new industry 4.0 platform in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of France for a total cost of €165 million. Employing over 1,000 people in the long term, the new site will produce seats, innovative solutions for reducing vehicle emissions, and hydrogen storage systems. The new site will be equipped with the latest digital manufacturing technologies and will be a benchmark for CO2 emissions reduction.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 55

    FEV builds the world’s largest development and endurance test center for electric powertrain components. The facility is situated near Leipzig, Germany, and provides around 70 test systems dedicated to performance, durability, abuse testing, and more on a total area of 42,000 square meter.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 56

    Green Hills Software Expands Advanced Development Tools for Leading Global Automotive Tier 1 Suppliers Using Infineon TRAVEO II.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 57

    IAV presents mobile test bench for electric drives.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 58

    RBEI has created an independent unit to manage its business of non-Bosch customers. This entity, called Software and Digital Solutions or SDS, will focus on delivering software and digital services in the areas of digital enterprise, engineering R&D, new age technologies ( e.g. AI, AR/VR, Blockchain etc.). RBEI will also foray into non-traditional Bosch sectors like Healthcare and Energy with their products-Vivascope, Vivascreen and Phantom

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 59

    Ricardo has opened its new Electrified Propulsion Research Centre at its Shoreham Technical Centre in West Sussex. Designed to support the company’s existing work in powertrain optimization and electrification, it will enable the research and development of the next generation of electrified vehicles from component level subsystems to fully integrated powertrains.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 60

    Ricardo has unveiled its reference service-oriented architecture Elevate, a standards-based starting point for developing next generation embedded systems. Ricardo’s Elevate removes dependencies on the underlying operating environment and hardware, ensures interoperability between vendor solutions and reduces system and integration complexity across the stack.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 61

    Ricardo invests in a hydrogen testing facility leading the way in future sustainable transport.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 62

    Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions to hire 2,500 people in India this year

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 63

    TCS Launches Neural Automotive and Industrial Experience Center Outside Detroit.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 64

    Tech Mahindra partners with Sumitomo Corporation and establish SCTM Engineering Corporation to promote Automotive Engineering business in Japan.Japanese market needs local partnerships. Good move by Tech M for scaling its automotive engineering business in Japan.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 65

    Unity and HERE Collaborate On Real-Time 3D In-Vehicle Experiences

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 66

    Webasto and IAV Agree on Technology Collaboration for Electric Commercial Vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 67

    A leading Asian Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the connected domain

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 68

    DENSO Corporation Selects the Aras Platform to Modernize Infrastructure.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 69

    A Europe-based global automotive company expanded its association with HCL to ensure a dynamic security posture by providing security services for factory sites by leveraging HCL’s “360° SecureOT” solution to ensure protection to the plant environment.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 70

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the autonomous driving area

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 71

    A leading American Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the connected domain

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 72

    BMW selects HERE and Cedar Electronics to deliver traffic camera information service.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 73

    A leading European Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the invehicle networking area

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 74

    A leading German Car Manufacturer selected KPIT for a program in the electric powertrain area

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 75

    Altrancollaborated with Groupe PSA to create the Citroën AMI, its new mobility solution, a light electric vehicle designed to meet the environmental challenges.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 76

    Autodesk Generative Design Helps Strengthen and Lighten Hyundai Motor’s Futuristic Walking Car.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 77

    Daimler and Infosys Announce Strategic Partnership for cloud in enterprise as well as factory.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 78

    dSPACE and LeddarTech Join Forces to Deliver Key Tools Enabling Deployment of ADAS and AD Systems.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 79

    FEV and UTAC CERAM have joined forces to open the first automotive development and testing center in Africa in Morocco.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 80

    HEAT (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation) begins passenger operations. IAV is engineering partner for this project.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 81

    HERE integrates what3words into in-car navigation feature

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 82

    Hexagon announces 100%EV initiative to accelerate electric vehicle development

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 83

    India’s first Hydrogen Fuel Cell fitted car demonstrated by CSIR KPIT.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 84

    KPIT announced deal with BMW Group for charging electronics program for EVs. 

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 85

    LTTS is awarded a product engineering services deal to develop autonomous solutions for a global provider of automotive technology and set up a CoE for the development and sustenance of legacy engineering software applications.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 86

    Magna Steyr to supply an EV platform to Fisker for the Ocean SUV, as well as a production site. As part of the deal, Magna Steyr will be issued warrants to purchase 6.2% of Fisker after the company goes public.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 87

    Ricardois partnering with Amey Consulting, a leading infrastructure, data and analytics provider, to bring new digital and data products and services to global vehicle manufacturers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 88

    RimacAutomobili and IAV are cooperating on the final stages of development of the C_Two electric super sports car: At its test center in Stollberg, IAV is testing electric drive, alongside other components. IAV is also determining the components’ reaction to extreme temperatures and their electromagnetic compatibility.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 89

    Saskenhas partnered with Tunisia-based Primatec Engineering, to enable end-to-end product engineering services for automotive customers. Primate is a specialist in the testing and validation of automotive electronic control units (ECUs).

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 90

    Shebah partners with HERE to find the fastest and safest route as an all-women rideshare service in Australia.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 91

    Siemens announced Simcenter SCAPTOR software forADAS data collection, further expanding the Simcenter portfolio for autonomous vehicle performance engineering.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 92

    Tata Technologies wins deal with German firm GKN Automotive and is setting up a global e-mobility software engineering center in Bengaluru. It is starting with 42 engineers and it will be scaled gradually to 150.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 93

    TCS is selected by a leading global Automotive OEM headquartered in Asia Pacific, as a design partner for implementing infotainment systems for its electric and hybrid vehicles. TCS has also been selected for their connected car telematics operations and monitoring for multiple vehicles for North America and Europe.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 94

    Tech Mahindra to shut Pininfarina Engineering.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 95

    TECHNIA Leverage 3DEXPERIENCE PLM to Facilitate Growth.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 96

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing TTTech Auto with €30 million of funding for further growth.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 97

    The first stainless steel electric scooter made by STILRIDE with Semcon as its partner. The company is planningto challenge traditional manufacturing techniques and pave the way for new designby using robots to fold steel.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 98

    Umlaut and Velodyne establish a partnership. Clients in the automotive sector will benefit and obtain hardware, software and vehicle integrations for ADAS and autonomous driving – as of now, from a single source.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

  • 1

    Magical exterior colour-change: The BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink.

    Q1, 2022

  • 2

    Toyota's UK arm has prepared a program that involves remanufacturing vehicles after a use cycle.

    Q1, 2022

  • 3

    Daimler strengthens R&D footprint in China with new Tech Center in Beijing

    Q4, 2021

  • 4

    Foxconn to set up R&D centre for EV software development. The planned R&D centre will work on software innovations around smart gateway, smart cockpit, smart autonomous driving and other software applications.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    Hyundai opens new digital R&D centre in China. The new facility is expected to help increase collaboration with local Chinese technology companies.

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    StoreDot is to establish a new solid-state battery R&D center in California, USA, where it will design, build and test battery tech, working in cooperation with the company’s Israel-based R&D headquarters.

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    ZipCar is opening tech center in Bengaluru. It plans to hire 100 engineers this year.

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    Battery developer Northvolt to invest US$750m in R&D facilities in Sweden.

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    Britishvolt will build a 60 GWh factory destined to produce battery cells, as well as an R&D center and an anode and cathode processing set up in Canada.

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    Denso reorganises NA engineering and R&D. Product groups ditched, organisation restructured into three horizontals.

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    Fisker plans to open a new R&D center in the UK.

    Q4, 2021

  • 12

    LG Energy Solution and General Motors (GM) will establish a battery R&D center in Michigan.The R&D center will focus on cutting production costs for lithium-ion and all-solid-state batteries and increasing mileage for electric vehicles.

    Q4, 2021

  • 13

    Mercedes doubles down on China with R&D push. New tech center in Beijing will have 1,000 engineers

    Q4, 2021

  • 14

    Tesla opens first overseas vehicle R&D centre in Shanghai. The enter will further promote Tesla's localisation process in China and will carry out R&D work for vehicles, charging equipment and energy products.

    Q4, 2021

  • 15

    Ericsson and partners test new safety features on 5G self-driving bus remotely monitoring from constrol tower

    Q4, 2021

  • 16

    Canoo Selects Northwest Arkansas for its Headquarters, R&D Center and EV Industrialization Facility

    Q4, 2021

  • 17

    Car components manufacturer Sensata Technologies to build its new £16.5 million technology centre in Newtownabbey. UK.

    Q4, 2021

  • 18

    Chinese tire manufacturer Zhongce Rubber Group (ZC Rubber) has announced the launch of its new Europe Technical Center (ETC) in Hannover, Germany

    Q4, 2021

  • 19

    Renault to create a ‘Refactory’ in Spain. In order to convert the potential value generated by the circular economy this will be structured around four areas of activity, from maintenance to recycling, in order to support the entire life of the vehicle: Re-Trofit, Re-Energy, Re-Cycle, Re-Start.

    Q4, 2021

  • 20

    Vitesco Technologies has commissioned a new research and development centre in Tianjin, China. The focus of the new facility is on the development and testing of electrified drive systems – especially for the Asia-Pacific region.

    Q4, 2021

  • 21

    Protecting Data by In-vehicle Edge Processing -DENSO’s “in-vehicle blockchain technology” surpasses conventional tampering detection techniques-

    Q4, 2021

  • 22

    SoftBank Corp. and Honda Start Use Case Verification of Technologies to Reduce Collisions Involving Pedestrians and Vehicles Using 5G SA and Cellular V2X

    Q4, 2021

  • 23

    ZF UK inaugurates modern, state-of-the-art engineering technical centre in the West Midlands

    Q4, 2021

  • 24

    Stellantis and  Foxconn have announced a partnership. The aim is to jointly develop a family of specially designed semiconductors for use in cars. The chips will not only be available to Stellantis, but will also be marketed to third-party customers.

    Q4, 2021

  • 25

    Stellantis Targets ~€20 Billion in Incremental Annual Revenues by 2030 Driven by Software-Enabled Vehicles

    Q4, 2021

  • 26

    Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development (R&D) centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.

    Q4, 2021

  • 27

    Batteries from Nissan LEAF electric vehicles (EVs) are being repurposed for use at railway crossings in eastern Japan as an alternative to lead-acid batteries in emergency power supply units. At a railway crossing, the battery is susceptible to voltage surges from its connections to devices such as barriers, alarms and control equipment. To withstand these, modifications have been made to the battery control infrastructure.

    Q4, 2021

  • 28

    Bentley Motors’ new, state-of-the-art Engineering Test Centre in Crewe, England, has commenced operations after receiving official approval from the UK’s Vehicle Certification Agency. It will allow Bentley to carry out in-house emissions, fuel economy and electric range testing to the highest global standards.

    Q4, 2021

  • 29

    BMW plans to source steel produced with up to 95% less CO2 emissions from the Swedish startup H2 Green Steel, which uses hydrogen and only green power from renewable energies for steel production. BMW Group and H2 Green Steel have also agreed to create a closed-loop material cycle. H2 Green Steel will take back sheet metal remnants, such as those produced at press plants when doors are punched out, and will process them in such a way that they can be shipped back to the plants as new steel rolls, also known as steel coils.

    Q4, 2021

  • 30

    bp and Mercedes-Benz trial pioneering digital in-truck fuel ?payments in UK.

    Q4, 2021

  • 31

    BSA Motorcycles has showcased their new motorcycle under the leadership of Mahindra owned Classic Legends

    Q4, 2021

  • 32

    Great Wall Motor (GWM) announced the official opening of its European headquarters in Munich which will cover R&D, sales and management. The R&D will focus on vehicle integration, component development, electronic powertrain platforms, intelligent driving and internet-connected vehicle systems.

    Q4, 2021

  • 33

    India Global Competency Centre to become second largest for Volvo Global. It plans to hire 500 more professionals this year. It current strength is 2500.

    Q4, 2021

  • 34

    Nissan today unveiled a production line at its Tochigi Plant featuring the Nissan Intelligent Factory initiative including use of robots and net zero production system.

    Q4, 2021

  • 35

    Pirelli is researching the potential of virtual reality, materials (with the development of innovative solutions and modelling of mixing processes) and product and cyber ??development (with integrated static or dynamic simulation and innovative modelling) for next generation of tires.

    Q4, 2021

  • 36

    Pony.ai, a global leading autonomous driving technology company, announced that it has established a research and development center in Shenzhen, its fifth R&D site globally.

    Q4, 2021

  • 37

    Spanish carmaker SEAT tests drone deliveries of parts to factory

    Q4, 2021

  • 38

    Travel through time with AudiStream: new online guided tour turns automotive history into an immersive experience

    Q4, 2021

  • 39

    Autoliv and the Piaggio Group join forces to develop a scooter and motorcycle airbag.

    Q4, 2021

  • 40

    BMW Group Korea s has signed an initial pact with a provincial government to build a R&D center to provide advanced mobility services to local customers.

    Q4, 2021

  • 41

    Continental is investing EUR 8 mln to expand its research and development centre in Iasi, in north-east Romania.

    Q4, 2021

  • 42

    DENSO Contributes to a Decarbonized Society by Providing SiC Power Semiconductors — Downsizing electrification products and improving vehicle fuel efficiency by using proprietary SiC technologies in comparison to Si technology.

    Q4, 2021

  • 43

    For a carbon-neutral mobility - Volkswagen enters into a strategic partnership with EIT InnoEnergy

    Q4, 2021

  • 44

    General Motors announced the immediate restructuring of its Information Technology function into two groups – the Digital Business Software team and the Global IT organization

    Q4, 2021

  • 45

    GM Opens Broad Application of EV Component Sets, Advancing the ‘Everybody In’ Electrification Approach. Electrification components applied to EV conversion projects, commercial equipment, marine applications and more. Expanding GM’s technology platforms beyond its core portfolio will drive growth beyond vehicle sales and enable new business models

    Q4, 2021

  • 46

    Hyundai Reportedly Halts Development Of Hydrogen Tech. Technical issues, lack of marketability, and the underdeveloped charging infrastructure are to blame.

    Q4, 2021

  • 47

    Nissan will sell electricity generated from virtually 100% renewable energy to its employees in Japan as parts of its carbon-neutrality efforts. The program will first be made available to employees living in the Kanto region at the start of fiscal year 2022.

    Q4, 2021

  • 48

    Scania and SCA develop first 80 tonne electric timber truck

    Q4, 2021

  • 49

    The Hyundai Motor Group has shutdown its engine development division at its Namyang R&D Center in South Korea and the entire team that worked on conventional powertrain systems will now develop electric vehicle (EV) drivetrains.

    Q4, 2021

  • 50

    WardWizard Mobility signed a MOU)with the Gujarat government to invest Rs. 500 crore on research and development of electric 2 & 3 wheelers, setting up the motor assembly at Vadodara’s facility, and developing ancillaries to manufacture raw materials.

    Q4, 2021

  • 51

    ZF Serbia to open R&D centre in Novi Sad Science and Technology Park

    Q4, 2021

  • 52

    Volkswagen takes quantum computing from the lab to the factory

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 53

    HELLA is now building a state-of-the-art testing laboratory in the Ostrava, Czech where advanced machines will be simulating the real-life operating environment of HELLA products throughout their entire life cycle and compliance with applicable legislation.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 54

    Prometeon Tyre Group has opened its largest global dedicated R&D Centre at its plant in Kocaeli, Turkey.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 55

    Schaeffler and Mobileye to Industrialize Self-Driving Shuttles

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 56

    Volkswagen Group opened an R&D center for the large-scale production of its own battery cells in Salzgitter, Germany. The automaker is investing 70 million euro in the unit.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 57

    ZF Group to hire 5000 more engineers in India for global R&D.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 58

    Bosch and ITK Engineering launch new platform “freelancernetwork”

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 59

    ŠKODA AUTO has developed a sustainable, ecological material from sugar beet pulp and applied for a patent. It is also researching another material based on the reed plant miscanthus. Both could be used in the interior for example for the door trim and de

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 60

    The research project EMPHYSIS led by Bosch has delivered the new “eFMI standard” for model exchange to accelerate the model-based development of embedded software.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 61

    The Shyft Group, the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial and fleet vehicle industries announced the opening of a dedicated R&D center at Michigan. It will be used for product development, prototyping, a

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 62

    BMW Group Research unveils innovative concepts for cargo bike and e-scooter for city center travel.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 63

    Valeo, NTT DATA and Embotech collaborate for Automated Valet Parking Solution.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 64

    Continental AG, NXP and GAC join hands to create intelligent connected products for China market.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 65

    Ford exits manufacturing in India but will continue to invest in its R&D center in Chennai. It has 12,000 people and will add 5,000 more by next year

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 66

    Ford is starting a pilot R&D project called "Ford Ion Park" where it hopes eventually to build enough battery cells to supply its growing lineup of electric vehicles. It will spend $185 million on a lab to develop new manufacturing techniques for lithium-ion and solid-state battery packs for EVs. The project will also involve work on improving the full production cycle, including research into the mining of needed resources and battery recycling.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 67

    Porsche is expanding its presence in Asia with a research and development center in Shanghai, China, and a production site in Malaysia.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 68

    Raythink, a provider of in-vehicle AR display products and solutions, sets up software R&D center in Bengaluru, India to develop AR-HUD AR Generator SDK.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 69

    Subaru is planning to build a $272 million e-mobility research and development centre near Tokyo.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 70

    The General Motors Technical Center in Israel is significantly expanding its activities.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 71

    Volkswagen to create research center for biofuel engines in Brazil

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 72

    BMW Group and Telekom launch in-car 5G and Personal eSIM networking options

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 73

    Continental “sensIC” project: Integrated sensor technology based on printed electronics is used in hose lines for electric vehicles for thermal management. If succesful can also work in air springs, belts, conveyor belts and tires.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 74

    Continental Enables Use of Recycled PET Bottles in Tire Production as of 2022

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 75

    Foxconn and Stellantis Establish Joint Venture to Deliver Disruptive, Smart Cockpit Solutions for the Automotive Industry

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 76

    Future Volvo cars to run on Volvo operating system as company takes software development in-house. VolvoCars.OS will act as an umbrella system for electric Volvo cars. It incorporates the company’s various operating systems across the car and the cloud, creating one coherent software OS environment. The underlying operating systems include Android Automotive OS, QNX, AUTOSAR and Linux.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 77

    General Motors Invests $71 Million in New Advanced Design and Technology Campus in Southern California

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 78

    Hyundai Motor to Pilot Autonomous Demand-Responsive ‘RoboShuttle’ Service

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 79

    Local Motors partners with on-demand software provider, Liftango. The partnership brings leading on-demand software onboard Olli 2.0 to route vehicles using individual rider demand through mobile applications.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 80

    Secondary First’: BMW Group aims to increase significantly the percentage of secondary materials in its vehicles. On average, current vehicles are manufactured using almost 30 percent recycled and reusable materials. With the ‘ Secondary First’ approach, BMW Group plans to successively raise this figure to 50 percent.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 81

    Transport for London (TfL) and a team led by Urban Mobility Solutions (UMS) division at Mercedes-Benz AG, the "Mercedes-Benz Road Safety Dashboard" has been developed. The digital tool has the potential to identify higher risk locations prior to an incident taking place.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 82

    Volkswagen is the first automaker to transport most of its new vehicles overseas using low-emission LNG ships (LNG – liquefied natural gas). It will cut the ships’ CO2 emissions by up to 25 %.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 83

    Shell is supplying renewable energy to T-Systems sister company, T-Mobile US. In turn, subsidiaries of Shell have awarded T-Systems a contract to install more than 10,000 EV chargers in Germany

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 84

    BMW is supported by a grant of £ 26.2 million from the British government for battery R&D in UK.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 85

    Bosch establishes R&D centre for automotive electronics in Limerick. Initial focus will include IC for 77GHz radar sensors, which has applications for ADAS such as Automatic Emergency Braking, Collision Avoidance and Adaptive Cruise Control as well as radar technologies for automated driving.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 86

    Brembo to open software and data lab in Silicon Valley

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 87

    Continental works with manufacturers on EV-specific commercial tires. The tires must not only have a low rolling resistance but also withstand heavier loads than tires for comparable ICE vehicles and they should last just as long and meet the same safety requirements as ICE truck tires.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 88

    Continental and the Chinese hydrogen specialist Censtar H2-Electricity Science & Technology intend to expand their strategic cooperation for the Chinese market aimed at developing dispensing hose solutions for hydrogen refueling stations.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 89

    Porsche Engineering to open R&D Centre in Timisoara with 200 people

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 90

    Audi launches initiative for digital factory transformation in Heilbronn, Germany. Initiative by Audi, TU Munich, Fraunhofer IAO, XL2, Capgemini, AWS and SAP

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 91

    Bosch opens chip factory of the future in Dresden

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 92

    Bosch, Shell, and Volkswagen develop renewable gasoline with 20 percent lower CO2 emissions

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 93

    Moog Inc. Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 94

    Ericsson-powered 5G will deliver for UK vehicle battery manufacturer Hyperbat in a proof-of-concept virtual reality digital twin partnership with communications service provider BT and other technology leaders.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 95

    Ford to open new EV battery research centre in southeastern Michigan with US$185-million-dollar investment

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 96

    Logistics go greener at Automobili Lamborghini. Rail transport of Urus body shells with 85% reduction in CO? emissions.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 97

    Magna’s Camera-Based Technology Helps Take the “Distracted” Out of Driving

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 98

    MAHLE launches its new Electronics and Mechatronics Development Center in the city of Changshu in China

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 99

    Tesla Cybertruck’s Solar Panel Tonneau Cover comes to life in new patent. When design meets convenience, engineering, and sustainability!

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 100

    Nidec revs up EV motor growth with Chinese R&D center near Shanghai. It plans to boost R&D workforce from 170 to 250 to meet China demand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 101

    HERE, Vodafone and Porsche partner on real-time warning system. The aim of the study is to improve road safety with the help of 5G technology and highly precise, real-time identification and localization of hazardous traffic situations.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 102

    A new R&D center is to be commissioned by Continental in Querétaro, Mexico this year. This will focus primarily on electronic systems relating to solutions for autonomous driving in the future. It already has 160 engineers working there. That number is planned to rise to more than 1,000 in four years.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 103

    Baidu Introduces World’s First Multi-Modal Autonomous Driving MaaS Platform in Guangzhou. Utilizing a fleet of Robotaxis and Robobuses along with three other model types of autonomous vehicles, this initiative will allow local users to order smart transport services on demand.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 104

    Berlin-Marienfelde site to become competence center for the digitalization of the global Mercedes-Benz production network. Focus is set on the development and implementation of MO360, the digital Mercedes-Benz production ecosystem.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 105

    BMW becomes the latest automaker to shut down its subscription service. Many auto OEMs launched vehicle subscription as a service with monthly fees. Guess it is not working as expected.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 106

    BOSAL, a leading European supplier of emission control system for automotive, is opening a new plant and R&D center in Shanghai, China.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 107

    Bosch is spending ?800cr to upgrade Bengaluru campus. The campus, when ready, will host around 10,000 engineers, the second-highest number of its employees in the world. Currently, the Bengaluru campus accommodates 3,000 software engineers.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 108

    Bosch teams up with Microsoft to develop software-defined vehicle platform for seamless integration between cars and cloud

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 109

    bp and Oxbotica complete industry-first autonomous vehicle trial at German refinery. Autonomous vehicle trial at Lingen refinery was a first for the energy sector.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 110

    Bugatti is expanding its technological leadership with the development of highly accurate 3D-printed components used to make the Bugatti Bolide.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 111

    Electric battery maker Microvast plans Orlando R&D center.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 112

    Envision Digital partners with Deutsche Telekom to deliver a charging solution for electric vehicles in Germany

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 113

    Faurecia and Immersion partner for haptic automotive technologies.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 114

    First Refrigerated Vehicle for Vaccine in the World to Obtain WHO’s Performance, Quality and Safety Prequalification by Toyota.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 115

    Fossil-free steel a giant step in Scania’s decarbonisation. Scania to invest in and enter into a partnership with the company H2 Green Steel (H2GS).

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 116

    Germany based Marquardt Group has operationalized its global R&D center in Pune to develop battery management-related solutions for electric vehicles. A pool of more than 300 highly-skilled engineers in the automotive domain is committed to serving global and local automotive customers for the Marquardt Group.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 117

    Groundbreaking for state-of-the-art test centre of Mercedes-AMG in Affalterbach, Germany. New “Technikum” technology centre for the development of electrified high-performance powertrains and electrical components.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 118

    Groupe Renault, top automotive player, with Veolia, global leader in optimized resource management, and Solvay, leading science-based company, announced their partnership to enable the circular economy of EV battery metals in Europe through closed-loop recycling.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 119

    Harnessing the power of the desert sun: BMW Group sources aluminum produced using solar energy

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 120

    HERE and game engine developer Unity have teamed up on a platform for next-gen infotainment systems, promising to streamline the creation of high-tech 3D interfaces for new cars.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 121

    Hyundai Motor, LG Energy Solution team up to lease, recycle EV batteries. Battery As-a-Service.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 122

    Honda Signs a Letter of Intent with KTM, Piaggio and Yamaha Motor for the Creation of a Swappable Batteries Consortium for Motorcycles and Light Electric.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 123

    Hyundai and Shell Sign New Agreement to Expand Collaborations on Clean Energy Solutions. Partners plan to establish new type of service channels overseas and start to cooperate on energy supply business expansion into EV and FCEV charging services.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 124

    Hyundai Mobis vows to evolve into software platform leader in future mobility market

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 125

    In a challenge to conventional tyre setups, Volvo Cars will equip its fully electric cars with Recharge tyres for use all year round as standard in Northern and Central Europe. With a single set of tyres capable of safely handling a wider range of weather and road conditions than summer or winter tyres, Volvo Cars aims to simplify customers’ lives by avoiding the bi-annual hassle of tyre changes, while also reducing CO2 emissions.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 126

    Li Auto also announced the establishment of a new research and development center in Shanghai, which will be dedicated to developing cutting-edge electric vehicle technologies, including high-voltage platforms, ultra-fast charging technologies, autonomous driving technologies, next-generation intelligent cockpits. The new center has already started recruiting, and expects to ultimately house over 2,000 staff in the future.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 127

    Mercedes-Benz and Siemens launch strategic partnership for sustainable automotive production

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 128

    Northvolt to expand Polish battery capacity.A $200m factory along with a R&D center is be constructed in Gda?sk.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 129

    Panasonic and McAfee agree to jointly start building Vehicle SOC for commercialization of Vehicle Security Monitoring Services

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 130

    Qualcomm and Amazon Deepen Strategic Engagement with the Pre-Integration of Alexa Custom Assistant with Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 131

    Rimac is opening its first R&D office in the UK as it gears up for the launch of the production version of its C_Two electric hypercar.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 132

    Singtel and Hyundai intend to collaborate on a range of ventures to support smart manufacturing and connectivity for electric vehicle batteries.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 133

    Spin, the micromobility unit of Ford announced an exclusive partnership with Drover AI to incorporate their PathPilot technology into the next generation of the company’s best-in-class Spin Insight e-scooter monitoring platform.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 134

    Sustainable solutions for vehicle interiors are developed by Faurecia based on 3 pillars: use less, incorporate recyclable and recycled materials, and create alternatives to petrol solutions, with no impact on cost. By 2030, we aim to reduce the CO2 footprint of materials by 87%.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 135

    The BMW Group is systematically implementing its sustainability goals. As announced today, the company is investing in an innovative method for CO2-free steel production developed by American startup Boston Metal, through its venture capital fund, BMW i Ventures.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 136

    The new Mercedes me “Fuel & Pay” service for digital payment at the pump has launched – no need at all to go into the filling station or to pay by card at the pump. This service can be controlled via the Mercedes me App as well as conveniently from inside the vehicle via the MBUX infotainment system.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 137

    TI revolutionizes EV battery management with the industry’s best-performing wireless BMS solution, the first concept assessed for enabling ASIL D systems

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 138

    Vattenfall and Deutsche Telekom collaborating on charging infrastructure

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 139

    Visteon and ECARX to Develop Intelligent Cockpits for Global Automotive Industry Using Qualcomm Solutions

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 140

    Volkswagen AG: Five plants in Germany Czech and China now produce MEB-Based EVs with total capacity of 900,000 cars per year. In 2022 three more plants will come up in Germany and US.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 141

    Volkswagen presents technology roadmap for batteries and charging up to 2030.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 142

    Volvo Cars and ECARX plan to establish joint venture for infotainment development

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 143

    Volvo Group Venture Capital has invested in Driivz, a leading global EV charging software company which has developed a platform for managing large charging networks for electric vehicles from end-to-end.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 144

    Volvo partners with Aurora to accelerate the deployment of autonomous transport solutions

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 145

    DENSO Developed New Generation Battery-Monitoring Integrated Circuit for Lithium-ion Batteries, a Key component of Battery ECUs

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 146

    ABB has unveiled its new R&D innovation center in the Netherlands. ABB’s e-mobility innovation lab will house 120 specialists working on next generation EV charging solutions. Designed to spur further innovations in e-mobility, the $10 million, 3,600 m2 facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 147

    ABB has unveiled its new R&D innovation center in the Netherlands. ABB’s e-mobility innovation lab will house 120 specialists working on next generation EV charging solutions. Designed to spur further innovations in e-mobility, the $10 million, 3,600 m2 facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 148

    Amazon revealed its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian. It is optimized for package delivery with many improved features. The trend isac customized electric vehicles by enterprises in partnership with startups/ OEMs for different use cases.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 149

    Apcoa, Bosch, and Mercedes-Benz are working to provide the world’s first commercial automated valet parking (AVP) service (SAE Level 4)

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 150

    Bajaj will open a R&D center in Thailand, its first outside India.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 151

    Continental and SHARE NOW Denmark Master Real Time Tread Depth Monitoring of Tires

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 152

    Continental Develops Sensor-based Inspection Service for Conveyor Belt Systems

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 153

    Continental Increases Efficiency with Mobile, Autonomous Transport Robots From Its Own Production

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 154

    Continental Expands LiDAR Technology Portfolio by Investing in Robotic Vision and Sensing Pioneer AEye. The R&D priority in LiDAR is increasing the range and accuracy of object and human identification.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 155

    Continental Vision 2030.: Smart digital tire solutions and sustainability goals are major focus areas.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 156

    DENSO has developed a Factory-IoT Platform that connects 130 production factories worldwide on a single cloud. This is the first in-house development of a cloud-native platform using open-source-software in the automotive supplier industry.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 157

    DENSO has developed a Factory-IoT Platform that connects 130 production factories worldwide on a single cloud. This is the first in-house development of a cloud-native platform using open-source-software in the automotive supplier industry.?

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 158

    Digital tire monitoring in the cloud: Continental launches ContiConnect Live.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 159

    Dubai develops smart universal charger for electric vehicles. The research team of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has registered a patent for the innovation.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 160

    Electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors is creating an automotive R&D center in Farmington Hills Michigan. The center will have offices, space for vehicle inspection and benchmarking, and labs for testing, validation and prototyping. The project comes with $3.6 million in private investment and creates 141 jobs, resulting in a $1 million Michigan Business Program performance-based grant.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 161

    Faurecia inaugurates its global center of expertise dedicated to hydrogen storage systems. Located in Bavans, France, and representing a total investment of €25 million, this center of expertise aims to develop lightweight and cost-competitive hydrogen storage systems to accelerate hydrogen mobility.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 162

    FCA expanding its R&D center in Tofas, Turkey.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 163

    FCA will open R&D center in Hyderabad with an investment of $150 M and will create 2400 jobs.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 164

    Great Wall Motors aims to set Thailand as a hub for right-hand-drive vehicle production and export in Asean, especially for the new energy and electric vehicles. GWM also plans to set up an R&D centre in Thailand.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 165

    GuardKnox, NXP, and Green Hills Software Partner to Develop Advanced, Secure Automotive Platform for the Next Generation of Vehicle Architecture.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 166

    Harley-Davidson officially spins off new electric bicycle company Serial 1 Cycle Company and launches its first model.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 167

    JR East, Hitachi and Toyota to Develop Hybrid (Fuel Cell) Railway Vehicles Powered by Hydrogen.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 168

    LG to set up R&D center for vehicle component solutions in Da Nang, Vietnam.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 169

    New Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore to Transform Customer Experience through Future Mobility R&D.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 170

    Nokian Tyres says it has invested in a new test center for its heavy tires division in Finland.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 171

    Panasonic Announces UBMC Service – A Cloud-based Battery Management Service to Ascertain Battery State in Electric Mobility Vehicles.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 172

    Panasonic commercializes an Anti-Glare type Anti-Reflection Film. Engineering and R&D priorities of automotive display films: 1. Good anti-reflection characteristics. 2 High durability during actual use 3. Excellent cost performance 4. Short production lead time.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 173

    Porsche Digital develops artificial intelligence for noise detection that can reliably and precisely detect noise during endurance tests. This takes the strain off development engineers in particular, who normally have to be personally present throughout such tests.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 174

    Scania will develop a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck. Initial tests indicate possible fuel savings of 5–10 percent in Sweden and twice that amount in sun-rich southern Spain.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 175

    SEAT begins construction on a pioneering, one-of-a-kind battery laboratory in Spain. With an investment of more than 7 million euros, the new center will develop and test various energy systems for electric and hybrid vehicles.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 176

    Simple refueling at filling stations: Linde and Daimler Truck AG to collaborate on liquid-hydrogen refueling technology for trucks. Together, the companies will focus on a new process for handling liquid hydrogen (“subcooled” liquid hydrogen, “sLH2 technology”). This innovative approach allows for higher storage density, greater range, faster refueling and superior energy efficiency.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 177

    Sunlight makes €105 million R&D investment in Greece into sustainability of Lithium batteries to help accelerate the race to Net Zero

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 178

    The carbon nanotube producer Ocsial has opened a new research center in Foetz Luxembourg. The aim is to make cars more intelligent.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 179

    The new Mercedes me Logbook App: The digital solution that saves time when recording business trips

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 180

    The Volkswagen brand is significantly expanding the charging infrastructure at its German sites. Some 750 new charging points are planned for next year. Some 2,000 charging points in total are expected to be in operation by the end of 2021 – over 50 percent more than at present.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 181

    The world’s first ‘intelligent’ electric vehicle battery bas been unveiled by, InoBat Auto. The battery has been developed through a combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and High Throughput (HTP) technology. The new batteries will deliver an increase in operational range for current best-in-class electric vehicles of almost 20%. This technology also enables InoBat to reduce its dependence on cobalt and boost energy density.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 182

    The BMW Group and AWS Team Up to Accelerate Data-Driven Innovation in the Automotive Industry.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 183

    To strengthen abilities and expand areas utilizing software, DENSO will establish the Software Innovation Department. The department will lead the company’s software reformation activities.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 184

    Toyota and Hino to Jointly Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck for North America

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 185

    Twice the steering power: ZF launches next generation AKC active rear axle steering system in volume production.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 186

    Vitesco Technologies Launches the World’s first Transmission Control System with Comprehensive Overmolding Technology

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 187

    Volkswagen inaugurates R&D center for e-mobility in China. It plans for a step-by-step expansion of local R&D competence in the localization of MEB-based derivatives.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 188

    Volvo moves electric motor development in-house with opening for powertrain center in China.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 189

    World’s first fully integrated split screen for motorcycles rolls out on the road by Bosch.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 190

    ZF adapts to software challenges by setting up a Global Software Center

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 191

    Zoox, a self-driving startup backed by Amazon, unveiled a fully autonomous, bidirectional EV with no steering wheel.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

Other News

  • 1

    Aptiv agrees to buy Wind River in $4.3 billion deal. Windriver makes software cloud systems including OTA features. It had $400 M in revenue and 1300 employees.

    Q1, 2022

  • 2

    City of Montpellier cancels the order of 50 hydrogen buses after realizing the Opex in a hydrogen bus is 6X more than in an electric bus.

    Q1, 2022

  • 3

    Local Motors, startup set out to disrupt autonomous shuttles with 3D printing micro factory based production system is shutting down.

    Q1, 2022

  • 4

    Foxconn unveiled first three EV prototypes. The prototype vehicles were made by Foxtron, a joint venture established last year between Foxconn and Taiwanese car manufacturer Yulon Motor.

    Q4, 2021

  • 5

    Tesla could get revenue boost by helping Jaguar Land Rover with emissions pact. Tesla earned an estimated total revenue of $1.15 billion in the first nine months of this year by helping other automakers comply with EU's stricter emissions regulations.

    Q4, 2021

  • 6

    Elon Musk announces Tesla to move headquarters to Austin

    Q4, 2021

  • 7

    Ford and GM are getting into chip development partnerships to help deal with the chip shortage.

    Q4, 2021

  • 8

    GM is retooling its US plants for EVs. Its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant.

    Q4, 2021

  • 9

    Ola has acquired geo-analytics technology platform GeoSpoc as it looks to enhance geospatial services and capabilities.

    Q4, 2021

  • 10

    Proton, Maxis to jointly deploy 5G solutions in Tg Malim plant, Malaysia.

    Q4, 2021

  • 11

    Qualcomm and SSW Partners acquiring Veoneer for $4.5 Billion. SSW Partners will sell the Arriver business to Qualcomm and retain Veoneer’s Tier-1 supplier businesses. Qualcomm will incorporate Arriver’s Computer Vision, Drive Policy and Driver Assistance assets into its Snapdragon Ride ADAS solution.

    Q4, 2021

  • 12

    Stellantis to turn Turin factory into an electric vehicle hub

    Q4, 2021

  • 13

    TPG to invest Rs 7,500 cr in Tata Motors EV arm at $9.1 bn valuation. A factory less model.

    Q4, 2021

  • 14

    Adient ends Yanfeng Adient Seating joint venture with partner Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems. The completed transactions will enable Adient to drive its strategy in China independently.

    Q4, 2021

  • 15

    Porsche is acquiring a majority stake in the e-bike manufacturer Greyp Bikes.

    Q4, 2021

  • 16

    ZF and CATL Join Forces for an Optimal Aftermarket Service in E-Mobility and Energy Storage

    Q4, 2021

  • 17

    Ford invests $900 mln to modernise Thai auto plants

    Q4, 2021

  • 18

    General Motors and Vacuumschmelze (VAC) Announce Plans to Build a New Magnet Factory in the U.S. to Support EV Growth

    Q4, 2021

  • 19

    GM and POSCO Chemical Will Build a New North America Factory to Process Cathode Active Material for Ultium Batteries

    Q4, 2021

  • 20

    SEAT S.A. and Volkswagen Autoeuropa connect Martorell and Palmela factories by train to boost sustainability

    Q4, 2021

  • 21

    Stellantis and Factorial Energy to Jointly Develop Solid-State Batteries for Electric Vehicles

    Q4, 2021

  • 22

    Toyota Selects North Carolina for New U.S. Automotive Battery Plant

    Q4, 2021

  • 23

    Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in optical and imaging technology start-up Spectralics. Israel-based Spectralics creates state-of-the-art imaging and optical infrastructure spanning materials, hardware and software, enabling a wide variety of advanced optical capabilities. In a windshield configuration, the technology could create a wide field of view ‘heads-up display’ that can instill a sense of distance as virtual objects are superimposed onto the real-world environment for a safe and immersive experience.

    Q4, 2021

  • 24

    Audi is establishing a high-voltage battery development at the Neckarsulm site

    Q4, 2021

  • 25

    BorgWarner Breaks Ground for New Electrification Plant in Portugal

    Q4, 2021

  • 26

    bp leads $25m Series A round in EV ride-hailing and charging start-up BluSmart

    Q4, 2021

  • 27

    Magna is continuing its growth in Eastern Europe through the expansion of its seating production capabilities in Serbia. The company celebrated the grand opening of the new plant in the southern Serbian city of Aleksinac. The new plant will produce seat trim covers and leather kits for a European automaker.

    Q4, 2021

  • 28

    Porsche Ventures has invested in the technology company iMaker, China's leading provider of virtual influencers and digital ecosystems.

    Q4, 2021

  • 29

    Schaeffler is the consortium lead for the sub-project “Stack Scale up – Industrializing PEM Electrolysis” of the H2Giga hydrogen flagship project. The sub-project aims to develop new, scalable technologies and production processes for PEM-low-temperature electrolysis stacks

    Q4, 2021

  • 30

    Simple Energy backed by UiPath upstages Ola, to invest INR 2500 crore in India's largest electric scooter factory for 12.5 million production capacity. Ola's factory is 10 million capacity.

    Q4, 2021

  • 31

    Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

    Q4, 2021

  • 32

    Stellantis and Samsung SDI to Form Joint Venture for Lithium-Ion Battery Production in North America

    Q4, 2021

  • 33

    The Hydrogen Heavy Duty Vehicle Industry Group – comprised of hydrogen industry leaders Air Liquide, Hyundai, Nel Hydrogen, Nikola Corporation, Shell and Toyota, has signed agreements with Tatsuno Corporation and Transfer Oil S.p.A. to industrialize globally-standard 70 MPa hydrogen heavy-duty vehicle high-flow (H70HF) fueling hardware components.

    Q4, 2021

  • 34

    ZF invests in Oxbotica to deploy Autonomous Passenger Shuttles in major cities

    Q4, 2021

  • 35

    Autoliv investing in Japan to optimize footprint for future growth

    Q4, 2021

  • 36

    Bajaj Auto to set up Rs 300 crore-EV facility: First EV roll out by June 2022

    Q4, 2021

  • 37

    Canoo, a publicly-listed America-based electric vehicle startup, will shift its production from Europe to the US to reduce supply chain vulnerabilities and accelerate the speed to market.

    Q4, 2021

  • 38

    Daimler Truck stock market listing on December 10th as an independent firm.

    Q4, 2021

  • 39

    Exeed, a SUV brand under Chinese automaker Chery, is set to debut in the Middle East region. Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain will be the first among many to welcome the new addition.

    Q4, 2021

  • 40

    Ford is announcing plans to bring electric vehicles at scale to American customers with two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Ford plans to make the largest ever U.S. investment in electric vehicles at one time by any automotive manufacturer and, together with its partner, SK Innovation, plans to invest $11.4 billion and create nearly 11,000 new jobs.

    Q4, 2021

  • 41

    Schaeffler to buy green steel from Swedish start-up company H2greensteel

    Q4, 2021

  • 42

    Toyota Boshoku and Aisin has begun to consider the transfer of commercial rights for automotive seat frame mechanism parts so that Toyota Boshoku can sell it to other auto firms.

    Q4, 2021

  • 43

    ZF Acquires Bestmile’s Technology to Lead the Digital Transformation of Transportation Services. Bestmile’s Orchestration technology is an industry leading digital solution that automatically optimizes the routing, dispatching, and matching of large fleets of vehicles in real time.

    Q4, 2021

  • 44

    ZF has strengthened its automotive software business by acquiring a five percent stake in the software company Apex.AI. ZF will also develop ZF middleware software based on the Apex.OS meta-operating system. This solution is certified to the highest standards of functional safety for passenger cars and commercial vehicles as an alternative to Autosar Adaptive.

    Q4, 2021

  • 45

    Faurecia buys a majority stake in HELLA for the enterprise value of $7.9 Billion. Hella had $5.5 Billion in sales in 2020. Faurecia and Hella will have combined sales of $23 Billion and will be the seventh-largest automotive supplier in the world.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 46

    Qualcomm Bids $4.6 Billion for Veoneer in Battle With Magna

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 47

    Geely Auto Invests in Leading Automotive Intelligence Technology Solutions Provider ECARX

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 48

    Mobileye and SIXT Plan New Robotaxi Service in Germany

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 49

    Qualcomm Works with Google to Bring Premium and Intelligent In-Vehicle Experiences to Renault Group’s Mégane E-TECH Electric

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 50

    Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution Begin Construction of EV Battery Cell Plant in Indonesia

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 51

    LG acquiring Israeli vehicle cybersecurity startup Cybellum for at least $140 million. Cybellum provides automotive OEMs and suppliers with a solution to identify and remediate security risks at scale, throughout the entire vehicle life cycle. Cybellum’s

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 52

    PTT and Foxconn Establish EV Manufacturing JV in Thailand

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 53

    Renault Group acquire a stake in heycar Group an used car sales platform.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 54

    Schaeffler opens new e-mobility plant built to the very latest standards of sustainability

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 55

    Stellantis and TotalEnergies Welcome Mercedes-Benz as a New Partner of Automotive Cells Company (ACC) and Raise Its Capacity Plan to at Least 120 GWh by 2030

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 56

    BASF and Porsche partner to develop high-performing lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 57

    Mercedes To Stop Developing Plug-In Hybrid Tech, Go All In On EVs.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 58

    Faurecia to create sustainable, smart materials division, targets EUR 3 b sales by 2030.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 59

    Nuro to Build a Robot-Car Factory in Nevada. The autonomous driving startup says it’s ready to launch tens of thousands of driverless delivery pods.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 60

    Volvo Cars is planning to buy out parent company Zhejiang Geely Holding and free itself of its Chinese joint venture.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 61

    Ericsson and Unikie optimize factory parking with a 5G private network and automation

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 62

    Continental Acquires Stake in Kopernikus Automotive, Artificial Intelligence Specialist for Automated Parking

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 63

    Continental Strengthens Software Expertise with New Development Center in China

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 64

    GM Invests $300 Million in Momenta to Deliver Next-Generation Self-Driving Technologies in China

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 65

    Honda and Google Collaborate on In-vehicle Connected Services. Key fucntions of Google Builtin are voice assistance, Google maps, in vehicle apps from Google Play

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 66

    Toyota buys software firm Renovo to accelerate self-driving tech development

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 67

    Volkswagen Group China builds battery system factory in Anhui to strengthen BEV value chain

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 68

    Volvo Group Venture Capital welcomes Foretellix, a pioneer in automated vehicle verification and validation

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 69

    Abu Dhabi-based micromobility company Fenix has acquired Palm, a shared e-scooter company in Turkey, for $5 million

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

  • 70

    A.P. Honda, Thai Honda Manufacturing and HPD have merged to form a new company named “Thai Honda Manufacturing” combining their sales and production

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 71

    Faurecia selects Schneider Electric as its exclusive advisor for offsite renewable electricity purchasing

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 72

    Mobile Drive, the new 50/50 joint venture announced by Stellantis and Foxconn. The JV will be a tier-1 at arms length, focus on infotainment, telematics and cloud service platform development

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 73

    Faurecia to enrich display technologies and immersive experiences offer with the acquisition of DesignLED

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 74

    CATL and GWM sign 10-year strategic cooperation agreement

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 75

    Nissan has unveiled plans for its EV36Zero, a £1 billion flagship electric vehicle hub, creating a world-first EV manufacturing ecosystem that will create or safeguard 6,200 jobs. The transformational project has been launched with an initial £1bn investment by Nissan and its partners Envision AESC, a global player in battery technology, and Sunderland City Council.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 76

    Porsche investing in new battery cell factory in Germany in collaboration with Customcells. Proposed plant near Stuttgart could turn over up enough batteries for up to 1000 cars a year.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 77

    Renault signs two major battery deals for production in France; Envision AESC and Verkor

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 78

    Tata Motors bags Indian Oil order for 15 hydrogen fuel cell buses

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 79

    Foxconn and PTT are collaborating in setting up an open platform for producing electric vehicles (EV) and key components to serve the EV sector in Thailand.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 80

    Delfast to transfer e-bike production from China to Ukraine

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 81

    DENSO Has Begun Testing CO2 Circulation Plant at Anjo Electrification Innovation

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 82

    DENSO Transfers Its Aftermarket and Non-automotive Business to DENSO Solution

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 83

    Ford and SK Innovation announced a joint venture – to be called BlueOvalSK – to produce approximately 60 GWh annually in traction battery cells and array modules,

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 84

    Kevadia in Gujarat to become India’s first electric-vehicle-only city.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 85

    NVIDIA to Acquire DeepMap, Enhancing Mapping Solutions for the AV Industry

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 86

    TotalEnergies expands the charging network of the municipality of Amsterdam with 2,200 new EV charging points

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 87

    Volvo announced its joint venture with the Swedish battery maker Northvolt, which entails their partnership on developing and manufacturing electric vehicle batteries specifically for the next generations of Volvo and Polestar EVs.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2021

  • 88

    Arkessa and Ericsson provide global connectivity for Voi e-scooters

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 89

    Audi plans to cut water consumption in production in half by 2035

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 90

    Autoliv to set up airbag inflator manufacturing plant in India

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 91

    Average new car price crosses $40,000 first time ever in US.My PoV: So are people buying more higher price car models or more EVs? This looks aligned with trend of people buying more EVs.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 92

    BMW Group and Daimler Mobility intend to sell PARK NOW to EasyPark Group

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 93

    BorgWarner Agrees to Acquire AKASOL AG, Seeking to Expand Electrification Portfolio

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 94

    Bosch’s wrong-way driver warning system now a feature in ŠKODA vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 95

    Bridgestone is now using 100% renewable energy to power all of its European tyre plants, European R&D Centre and Proving Ground in Rome, Italy, PCT plant in Lanklaar, Belgium, textile plant in Usansolo, Spain, and Bridgestone EMIA headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 96

    Chip shortage halts car company output.Too much focus on inventory minimization is turning out to be penny wise pound foolish strategy for automakers when growth is coming back.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 97

    Continental has inaugurated a $166 million car electronics factory in Novi Sad, in northern Serbia. The manufacturing plant will employ around 500 employees and is part of the Human Machine Interface (HMI) unit of Continental that is focusing on the production of car interiors.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 98

    Continental plans to open in March a 140 million euro ($171 million) car electronics factory in Novi Sad, in northern Serbia

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 99

    Cruise and GM team up with Microsoft to commercialize self-driving vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 100

    Cummins and Isuzu announce global mid-range powertrain and advanced engineering collaboration

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 101

    Cyberattack at EDAG Engineering. All engineering service providers need to be careful.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 102

    Daimler Mobility and BMW significantly strengthen the customer offering of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) by adding bp as the third shareholder with a stake of 33.3%. DCS is a leading developer of digital charging software for automotive manufacturers and vehicle fleet operators. Its in-car software integration provides EV drivers with seamless access to one of Europe’s largest charging networks. DCS already offers access to 228,000 charging points in 32 countries. The addition of bp is expected to provide DCS customers access to an additional 8,700 charging points across Europe.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 103

    Daimler plans separation into two pure-play companies and majority listing of Daimler Truck

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 104

    Daimler Truck AG and Cummins Inc. announce global plan for medium-duty commercial vehicle engines

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 105

    Faurecia officially launches its new Seating joint venture with BAIC in China

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 106

    Faurecia supports Stellantis for hydrogen powered light commercial vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 107

    Faurecia to divest Acoustics & Soft Trim (AST) business to Adler Pelzer Group. AST had sales of €385 million in 2019.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 108

    FordMahindra JV is called off.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 109

    Hero MotoCorp expands its footsteps in Central America; appoints new distributors

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 110

    Foxconn invests in EV Startup Byton. Looks Foxconn is increasing its presence in auto sector and may aim to replicate its success of contract mobile manufacturing in auto manufacturing.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 111

    Geely Auto Forms New Premium Electric Car Company – Zeekr

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 112

    Geely Auto Group and Tencent Sign Cooperation Agreement on Intelligent Cockpits, Digitalization, Autonomous Drive, and Low Carbon Development

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 113

    General Motors Expands Commitment to Responsible Water Management

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 114

    Germany’s Bosch to open automotive chip factory in June.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 115

    GM Investing $75 Million in Toledo Transmission Plant

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 116

    Goodyear acquires Findlay-based Cooper in $2.5 billion deal

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 117

    Honda to appoint R&D chief Toshihiro Mibe as new CEO

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 118

    Hyundai Motor Group Advances Hydrogen Strategy with New Fuel Cell System Plant in Guangzhou

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 119

    Hyundai Motor Group Breaks Ground on First Overseas Fuel Cell System Plant in Guangzhou

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 120

    Hyundai has asked its vendors, including Continental ,Aptiv and others, to increase production in India and cut their dependence on China. Good news for automotive manufacturing ecosystem in India.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 121

    Hyundai Motor Group Advances Hydrogen Strategy with New Fuel Cell System Plant in Guangzhou

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 122

    Isuzu, Hino, Toyota to Accelerate CASE Response Through Commercial Vehicle Partnership

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 123

    Kia drops ‘Motors’ from name on path to rebrand

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 124

    Magna is collaborating with Fisker to develop an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), which will be applied to the Fisker Ocean SUV that is expected to launch in late 2022.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 125

    NIO Selects NVIDIA for Intelligent, Electric Vehicles

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 126

    Nissan announces plans for major expansion of renewable energy at Sunderland Plant

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 127

    Northvolt has acquired US lithium-metal battery start-up Cuberg. M&A in battery industry for geographical expansion.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 128

    Northvolt receives $14 billion battery cell order for Swedish gigafactory from Volkswagen.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 129

    Qualcomm and NIO Bring Immersive Driving Experiences with Intelligent Cockpit and 5G Technologies to NIO ET7

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 130

    Renault has developed transformation plan Renaulution which will target reduction in R&D and Cape from current 10% to 8%. Other aspects is reducing platforms, reducing design time and reducing manufacturing capacity apart from focusing on profitable segments.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 131

    Ricardo Defense awarded contract valued at over $89M to deliver ABS/ESC retrofit kits to US Army.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 132

    Shell agrees to buy ubitricity, a leading provider of on-street charging for electric vehicles (EVs)

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 133

    ŠKODA AUTO opens new manufacturing unit in Mladá Boleslav, Czech to build test vehicles and prototypes

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 134

    Tesla China’s Dedicated R&D Center Suggests $25K Car Will Become Reality.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 135

    The BMW Group will be accelerating its expansion of e-mobility in the coming years. This will also increase the need for lithium, an important raw material for production of battery cells. For this reason, the company will source lithium from a second leading supplier, US-based Livent. The value of the multi-year contract will total around 285 million euros. Livent will supply the lithium directly to the BMW Group’s battery cell manufacturers from 2022 on.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 136

    The U.S. Government’s Entire 645,000-Vehicle Fleet Will Go All-Electric.More Governments across countries will make similar move. This will add impetus to both EV adoption and creating supporting infrastructure.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 137

    Volkswagen Group and bp to join forces to expand ultra-fast electric vehicle charging across Europe.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 138

    Volkswagen will shed up to 5,000 jobs as part of cost-cutting to finance its transition to electric vehicles.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 139

    Volkswagen brand triples deliveries of all-electric vehicles in 2020

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 140

    Volvo Cars brings infotainment system with Google built in to more models

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 141

    WBTL China Investing $50 MUSD in Mexico to produce Aluminum Chassis Components to Support North American Car Manufacturers

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 142

    Xiaomi to invest $10bn in electric vehicle race

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 143

    ZF Announces $200 Million Investment in North American Commercial Vehicle Transmission Manufacturing

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

  • 144

    Hitachi Automotive Systems stereo camera with nighttime pedestrian detection adopted by Suzuki for their “Spacia” series with enhanced safety devices.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 145

    A new automotive technology unicorn ECARX is backed by Geely and has received $194 Million investment from Baidu.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 146

    Gaussin and Faurecia partner to develop a fleet of zero-emission logistics vehicles.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 147

    Apple targets car production by 2024.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 148

    Bentley switches to waste-based renewable Fuels to drive greener in-house Logistics in Crewe.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 149

    BMW Group Purchasing steps up sustainability activities and paves the way for future e-mobility growth

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 150

    BYD Wins Another Order for 406 Electric Buses in Colombia.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 151

    California has given the go-ahead for a commercial driverless delivery service for the first time. Robotics start-up Nuro plans to start its driverless delivery operations as early as next year.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 152

    Deutsche Telekom is selling vehicle navigation patents via online auction.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 153

    GM Following Tesla’s Lead, Launching Its Own Auto Insurance

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 154

    GM Investing $76 Million in Two U.S. Manufacturing Plants.GM continues to invest to strengthen its core business and respond to growing customer demand for its full-size pickups.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 155

    H2Accelerate – new collaboration for zero emission hydrogen trucking at mass-market scale.Daimler Truck AG, IVECO, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group today committed to work together to help create the conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks in Europe.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 156

    Harley Davidson makes India comeback, inks distribution agreement with Hero MotoCorp. Earlier there was news of Harley exiting India. Good they found a solution. More Auto OEMs will partner with local dominant players in different countries.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 157

    Honda closes its factory in Greater Noida, India. They have a larger facility in Alwar which will continue.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 158

    Honda Will Stop Selling Cars in Russia from 2022, Will Continue Two-Wheeler Sales.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 159

    LG and Magna Enter Joint Venture Agreement to Expand in Powertrain Electrification Market

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 160

    Marelli to open production facility for electric vehicle drivetrains in Cologne, Germany

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 161

    Mercedes-Benz and Aston Martin to enhance partnership. The new agreement will see Mercedes-Benz grant access to a range of advanced Mercedes-Benz technologies in exchange for new shares in Aston Martin.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 162

    Mercedes-Benz sells passenger-car plant in Hambach, France to INEOS Automotive

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 163

    Mercedes-Benz strategy for growth. 1. Focus more on profitable segments of luxury segment. 2. Expand customer base by growing sub-brands. 3. Focus on electric and software. 4. Lower cost base including reducing R&D cost.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 164

    Renault Trucks and Carlsberg Grouptogether towards carbon neutral distribution with electric trucks.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 165

    Roads minister confirms old tyre ban law in UK. Growth driver for tyre manufacturers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 166

    Scania is taking an important step in its strategy to grow in China by establishing a wholly-owned truck production facility in Rugao in Jiangsu Province.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 167

    Tesla invests $6.4m in new plant in China to build Electric Car Chargers.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 168

    Tirupati, India to get EV testing facility and autonomous driving testing tracks with an investment of Rs 250 crore.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 169

    To give a fillip to India’s push to usher in a hydrogen-based mobility solutions ecosystem, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plans to buy 15 buses that can run on hydrogen fuel.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 170

    Toyota and Hino Launch Initiative with Seven-Eleven, FamilyMart, and Lawson to Introduce Light-Duty Fuel Cell Electric Trucks

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 171

    Uber Sells Its Self Driving Unit ATG Group To Aurora.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 172

    UK’s largest ever EV infrastructure contract awarded by Police Scotland to Bp Chargemaster. More than 1,000 charging points are set to be installed at 265 locations over the length and breadth of Scotland.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 173

    Waymo and Daimler Trucks are partnering to build an autonomous version of the Freightliner Cascadia truck. This is Waymo’s first deal in the freight business.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

  • 174

    ZF Logistics Partners with Iveco Trucks for an Eco-friendly Natural Gas Drive.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2020

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