Almost half of drivers still have no plans to move to electric vehicles, survey finds

RingGo, a UK-based cashless parking provider, recently surveyed its users to understand the evolving attitudes towards electric vehicles (EVs). It discovered that, despite growing societal efforts to promote cleaner driving, attitudes are not changing at pace. Range anxiety and cost of purchase remain the top barriers to EV adoption, with 34% saying they won’t move […]

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Next stop Switzerland new sustainable, autonomous public transport service about to start

Sensible 4 and Swiss Transit Lab are starting a new, long-term pilot in Switzerland with an electric Level 4 autonomous shuttle bus. The demonstration of the software and vehicle performance is happening already these days in Schaffhausen, at the annual event of the Swiss Public Transportation Association (VOV). Later the shuttle bus will be driving […]

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Siemens: a seamless grid-to-vehicle approach for electric vehicle fleets

Freight in the City opens its doors to showcase the latest commercial vehicles, technology and services for the urban logistics sector. Visitors can expect to see the latest safe, clean delivery vehicles and kit aimed squarely at town and city operations, and talk to manufacturers about their business requirements, say Bernard Magee, director of electric […]

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The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo North America

Event date: September 14-16, 2021Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, Michigan The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo North America bring together two communities of professionals for three powerful days in Novi, Michigan. Discover solutions from more than 650 expert suppliers, see the latest technologies at the New Product Showcase, and take an educational deep dive at the eight-track conference covering the latest in battery design, advanced materials, manufacturing, […]

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‘Huge opportunity’ says Canalys as only 10% of the 1bn cars in use have ADAS features

New research from Canalys shows that advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) features were installed in just 10% of the 1 billion cars in use worldwide at the end of 2020. A third of new cars now sell with ADAS features in major markets such as mainland China, Europe, Japan and the US, but it will be several years before they are installed in half of all […]

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BigChange mobile workforce technology drives business growth for Brewster Bros.

Recycled aggregates and waste management specialist Brewster Bros. has doubled its business with the help of the latest mobile workforce management technology from BigChange. The cloud-based system has completely automated the sales process, from initial enquiries through to order fulfilment and invoicing, as part of a move to paperless working. Providing an end-to-end solution, BigChange is also reducing the […]

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Intel CEO predicts chips will be more than 20% of premium vehicles’ Bill of Materials by 2030

During his first in-person keynote since taking the helm of Intel in February, CEO, Pat Gelsinger predicted that semiconductors will account for more than 20% of the total premium vehicle bill of materials (BOM) by 2030. That represents an unprecedented 5x growth rate over 2019’s 4% figure. This comes amid increasing demand for semiconductors generally. […]

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Oxbotica and AppliedEV to develop fully autonomous multi-purpose vehicle

Oxbotica and AppliedEV have announced a collaboration to develop a fully autonomous, multi-purpose electric vehicle capable of being deployed in a wide range of environments for a variety of commercial applications. The project will see Oxbotica integrate its autonomous vehicle software with AppliedEV’s programmable and configurable EV platform. The vehicle will be driverless, marking a […]

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