Surrey’s new flexible and stretchy supercapacitors could boost “battery” life for IoT

Smartwatches, fitness trackers and other Internet of Things devices could get a significant boost to their “battery” life thanks to new, environmentally friendly energy research from the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) and the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPel), Brazil.

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Qualcomm and Ferrari announce strategic technology collaboration

San Diego, USA. 8 February, 2022 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Ferrari N.V. announced a strategic technology collaboration aimed at helping accelerate the digital transformation of Ferrari. Qualcomm Technologies will serve as Ferrari’s systems solutions provider for its upcoming Ferrari road cars, as well as a Premium Partner for the Scuderia Ferrari Formula 1 team

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Softing Automotive and Kvaser offer joint diagnostic solution with CAN interface

The vehicle diagnostics provider Softing Automotive Electronics GmbH is once more bundling its expertise with the provider of Controller Area Network (CAN) vehicle interfaces, Kvaser AB. Together, they offer a sturdy plug & play solution for diagnostic tasks in after-sales which can withstand even the toughest requirements in the repair shop environment.

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TuSimple automates trucking lane in Arizona, will haul driver out freight for Union Pacific Railroad

San Diego, USA. – TuSimple, a global autonomous driving technology company, announced that Union Pacific Railroad, the Class I railroad in the U.S., will become the customer to move freight on TuSimple’s fully-automated trucking route between the Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona metro areas.

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Academic and industry powerhouses combine forces to rethink the future of inclusive mobility

Cubic Corporation’s Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division and McMaster University are partnering to launch the Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence and Smart Mobility. This long-term program will develop the building blocks to design the future of inclusive mobility through innovation and technology collaboration between government, academia, and the public and private sectors.

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PTC and Schaeffler announce new strategic alliance to accelerate digital transformation roadmap

31st January 2022- PTC and Schaeffler have announced a new alliance that will see the global automotive and industrial supplier standardise PTC solutions to deploy an integrated, end-to-end IT landscape.

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Automotive ethernet test solutions from Rohde & Schwarz accelerate Realtek’s entry into the automotive market

Rohde & Schwarz, a global test & measurement company, is partnering with the automotive chipset development team of Realtek, one of the network and multimedia fabless IC design companies to ensure compliance with current and future OPEN Alliance standards.

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Self-driving service started in freezing cold Finnish winter

Finland. 25 January 2022 – A 2.5-month self-driving last-mile service trial for the tramline is up and running in Finland. The weather conditions have been really snowy, cold, and challenging, but the vehicles have performed well. A group of test passengers was satisfied with the ride experience.

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DINPAS consortium paves way for fully autonomous systems with ‘globally available, highly accurate’ positioning

Thalwil, Switzerland. 20 January 2022 – Autonomous vehicles, machines, drones, and other automated systems rely on sensors to accurately locate themselves in their environments. While autonomous systems primarily rely on absolute position data for navigation, future applications will also use it to share sensor data with other systems and the infrastructure. Moreover, accurate absolute positioning

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Aptiv to acquire Wind River for $4.3bn from TPG for intelligent edge software in multiple industries

Dublin, Ireland & Alameda, CA. USA. 11th January 2022 – Aptiv PLC, a global technology company focused on making mobility safer, greener and more connected, announced an agreement to acquire Wind River from TPG Capital. the private equity platform of global alternative asset management firm TPG, for $4.3 billion (€3.78 billion) in cash.

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Trustonic joins NXP partner program and announces the availability of Kinibi 510 TEE

Cambridge, United Kingdom. 11th January 2022 – Cybersecurity technology provider Trustonic, announces it has joined NXP Semiconductors‘ Partner Program to support NXP’s latest processors for vehicle networking, targeting next-generation vehicle architectures and service-oriented gateways.

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HHI Group and ABS to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. 9 Jan 2022 – Avikus, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group’s subsidiary specialising in autonomous navigation technologies for ships, partners with the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) to collaborate on real-life trials of autonomous ship technologies.

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VinFast taps HERE to accelerate in-car navigation for its smart electric cars

VinFast, Vietnam’s manufacturer of automobiles and the Vietnamese automotive brand to launch in global markets, announced that its first three smart electric car models VF e34, VF 8, and VF 9 will be deploying HERE Navigation, a one-stop navigation application, for its connected in-vehicle navigation experience.

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Hiber announces new version of IoT tracking system for remote monitoring of heavy industrial vehicles

Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Las Vegas, USA. 5 January 2022 – IoT-as-a-Service scaleup Hiber announced at CES 2022 a new version of its satellite-based HiberEasypulse fleet monitoring system to support the tracking and analysis of heavy industrial vehicles and machinery anywhere on earth.

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Infineon strengthens its automotive semiconductor offering with the launch of new AURIX TC4x

Munich, Germany. 5 January, 2022 – As the global market specialist in automotive semiconductors, Infineon Technologies AG continues its innovation path to shape future mobility. The company announced the extension of its AURIX microcontroller family and availability of the samples of the company’s new AURIX TC4x family of 28 nm microcontrollers (MCUs) for eMobility, ADAS, automotive

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HERE powers Scania trucks connected navigation solution

3 January 2022 – HERE Technologies, the location data and technology platform, announced that Scania, a provider of transport solutions, has chosen HERE to power its next generation infotainment platform.

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