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My Name Is Shen and That Is the Way I Manage the Company! Thunder Power Promises to Release EV as Scheduled in 2019 Regardless of Rumors

16 Aug

Due to its status as an OTC-listed company and the negative rumors from the market, the board chairman and founder of Thunder Power Holdings Limited Wei Shen is careful with his responses when interviewed by media in order to not be caught by monitoring institutions like the SFI. However, Shen still responds to the media’s questions with great confidence. (more…)

Versatile, Segment-Leading 2018 Honda HR-V Arriving at Dealerships

15 Aug

With its stylish coupe-like design and SUV functionality, the versatile and segment-leading1 2018 Honda HR-V begins arriving at Honda dealerships August 14 carrying a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP2) starting at $19,570. (more…)

Panasonic Develops Drowsiness-Control Technology by Detecting and Predicting Driver’s Level of Drowsiness

8 Aug

Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person’s level of drowsiness and allowing to stay comfortably awake. (more…)

Toyota Is Said to Partner with Mazda on the Development of EVs and Will Head to the U.S. to Set up a Factory Together

8 Aug

According to the Nikkei on August 4th, Toyota and Mazda has been in the final stages of negotiation for a joint partnership; It is expected that Toyota will receive nearly 5% stock right from Mazda. Also, Mazda will put up capital for Toyota. (more…)

Nissan seeks multiple autonomous vehicle patents to test its technology on Indian roads

22 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With the advent of autonomous mobility capabilities across the globe, there’s not much longer before self-driving vehicles will be traversing the Indian roads as well. However, Japanese carmaker Nissan has already initiated the process to bring its autonomous technology stack, known as ProPilot autonomous driving system, to the country. (more…)

Jaguar Land Rover invests $25Mn in Lyft, inks a deal for self-driving cars

14 Jun

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

UK-automaker Jaguar Land Rover has invested $25 million in Lyft via its mobility services subsidiary InMotion to help it expand its ride-sharing business and develop technologies. This investment is the part of the recent $600 million funding round that valued Lyft at $7.5 billion. The company had not revealed how it had planned to utilize the inflow of funds. (more…)

Automotive Has Become the Second Largest Application Market for Power Transistors, Says TrendForce

13 Jun

TrendForce’s latest research on the automotive electronics market finds that government policies worldwide to reduce carbon emissions have facilitated faster adoption of ICT-based solutions within the automotive industry. (more…)

Honda aims to debut highly-autonomous vehicles by 2025

10 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Better late than never, Honda has today broken down its ambitious plans for creating a spot for itself in this oddly competitive and fledgling autonomous mobility space. The Japanese automaker, in an official blog post, mentioned that it intends to release highly-automated vehicles — which do not require any human intervention — until 2025. This is the ambitious end goal the company has set for itself at the moment. (more…)

Ola and Mahindra partner to launch India’s first-ever electric vehicle fleet in Nagpur

30 May

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Falling in line with the country’s vision to readily accept electric mobility, homegrown ride-hailing giant Ola today announcedthe launch of its multi-modal electric fleet in Nagpur. This pilot project also runs parallel to the company’s electric-focused ambitions, which it had been reiterating over the past couple of months. (more…)

Tesla Plans to Double Its Supercharger Network, Reach over 10k Globally by End of 2017

27 Apr

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Since Tesla is steadily nearing the shipment date of its mass-production and affordable electric vehicle — Model 3, the automaker is well-aware of the fact that there will soon be an excessive need for Supercharging stations as well. Thus, Tesla has today taken to its official blog post to announce that it hasn’t forgotten about the said component. (more…)