Electric vehicle charging solutions : Total acquires G2mobility and forms partnership with Nexans

Total has finalised the acquisition of G2mobility, a French provider of electric vehicle charging solutions. With this deal, Total is accelerating the growth of its electric vehicle charging businesses, from designing smart charging stations to optimising energy usage management and selling integrated services.

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Software AG acquires TrendMiner to expand IoT portfolio through time-series data used in AI algorithms

Software AG has acquired TrendMiner NV. founded in 2008 and based in Hasselt, Belgium. TrendMiner specialises in visual data analytics for the manufacturing and process industry and will complement Software AG’s Cumulocity Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 product portfolio.

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Total invests US$50m to become a founding partner of Cathay Smart Energy Fund

Total Energy Ventures (‘TEV’), Hubei High Technology Investment Guiding Fund Management Co., Ltd. (‘Hubei High Tech’), and Cathay Capital have signed a Heads of Agreement to launch the Cathay Smart Energy Fund, an investment fund dedicated to China’s energy sector.

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‘Plant 4.0’ start-up incubator launched by France-based Total with five new partners

Total launched its second Plant 4.0 start-up incubator, joined this year by Air Liquide, AREVA, Eiffage, Solvay and VINCI Energies. This is the very first multicorporate Plant start-up incubator in the The partners’ common goal is to accelerate the deployment of digital technology in industry.

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