ADLV Expects Marked Growth For Online Checks By Local Authority Fleets – As DVLA Ends DLC Option

The ADLV (Association For Driving Licence Verification) is expecting a marked increase in Local Authority fleet demand for its online licence services, once the DVLA’s DLC (Driver Licence Check) service ends in December. Currently, the DLC is used to verify the licences of local authority fleet drivers and also to check the licences of local Private Hire Vehicle (PVH) taxi drivers. By using the ADLV online service, which is based on longer 3 year ‘permissions’, Local Authority users can easily automate more frequent checks than they were previously able to….

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Sono Motors Awards Major Contract to Continental

Long-Term Partnership for Production of the Sion’s Electric Drive Unit Munich, November 22, 2018 – The German mobility provider Sono Motors announced today that it was entering into a cooperation with Continental, the world’s second largest automotive supplier. The long-standing German company’s Powertrain division will build the electric drive unit (EDU) for the Sion, the first series produced e-vehicle with integrated solar cells. This is a long-term partnership between Sono Motors and Continental, extending over the vehicle’s full life cycle. In addition to the engine, the Sion’s drive unit consists…

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KYMCO Introduces at EICMA 2018 SuperNEX Electric Supersport Motorcycle

A Revolutionary New Concept that Shapes the Electric Era of Supersport Motorcycles MILAN, ITALY – November 7, 2018 – At EICMA 2018 KYMCO announced the launch of KYMCO SuperNEX, a fusion of “supersport” and “electric” that delivers everything modern supersport riders dream of. “While people have no doubt that the next era of personal transportation is electric,” said Allen Ko, KYMCO chairman. “Many are still pondering over the profound implications of electric in the world of supersport motorcycles.” The quiet nature of the electric motor troubles motorcycle enthusiasts for the…

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Automotive companies expect major short-term revenue gains from partner ecosystems, but many want to go it alone – BearingPoint survey

Digital strategy and partner ecosystem research reveals major opportunities and major inconsistencies within the automotive sector                                             Amsterdam, October 25, 2018 – BearingPoint today unveils the findings from a comprehensive study into digital strategies and partner ecosystems within the global automotive sector. The report Partnership ecosystems: the driving force behind mobility innovation? reveals that more than half of automotive companies believe they can win the ‘battle for the dashboard’ against…

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telent takes over Highways England contract after transition success

The £450m NRTS contract means telent has taken on all operational telecommunications services for Highways England Warwick, 18 October – telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), the UK’s leading mission-critical network solutions provider, has announced the successful transition of its contract to manage and transform Highways England’s road telecommunications network. The NRTS contract, worth almost half a billion pounds, will enable Highways England to transform its network and deliver the next generation of telecommunications services to meet the needs of the business and support development of future technologies such as 5G….

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase e-mobility solutions for harsh environments at IZB 2018

The company will present its full automotive cable and system portfolio for electric vehicles including its state-of-the-art High Power Charging System Pfäffikon, 16 October. HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will demonstrate its solutions which tackle electric vehicle requirements in the most harsh and demanding environments at IZB 2018, in Wolfsburg, October 16-18. With charging times for electric vehicles a major talking point for industries and governments alike, a key highlight at the booth will be the state-of-the-art RADOX® High Power Charging (HPC) system….

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ChargePoint and EVBox Pave the Way for Fully Electric Future with Forward-Thinking Partnership

EV charging leaders enter first-of-its-kind global agreement enabling drivers to roam between networks in Europe and North America Amsterdam, Netherlands – October 9, 2018 – ChargePoint and EVBox, two of the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, today announced a roaming agreement that will enable EV drivers to roam between charging networks, making EV charging more accessible than ever. Beginning in January 2019, EV drivers will be able to seamlessly roam on the ChargePoint and EVBox networks while traveling throughout Europe and North America. The agreement eliminates the need…

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KYMCO Launches Ionex Commercial

Unveiling a Transformative EV Turnkey Solution for Businesses and Governments to Go Electric  Paris, October 3, 2018 – Building on a successful launch of Ionex for consumers in early 2018, KYMCO unveiled Ionex Commercial, another step forward in KYMCO’s mission to transform modern transportation by making the world greener, cities cleaner, and electric a practical reality. “This is an inflection point for businesses and governments to make a big impact in modern transportation,” said Allen Ko, who points out that today 150 million scooters are estimated to be roaming the…

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Automotive Technology M&A on Track For 100 Deals in 2018 as Driver Behaviour Undergoes a Revolution Says Hampleton Report

AI, AV simulation, mapping software, cybersecurity and traffic safety companies in demand as auto companies fight for future market share London, UK – 3 October 2018, The latest Automotive M&A Market Report from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisors, Hampleton Partners, outlines how the world’s automotive manufacturers are competing fiercely with suppliers as well as newer market entrants, such as Waymo and Tesla, to acquire the cutting-edge auto businesses and technologies that are transforming the future of personal mobility and commercial transport. Hampleton estimates that the market is on track…

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LIVALL’s about to Announces its New Generation Remote Controller with SOS Feature

Simple Set Up & Easy Operation, a Smart & Initiative Perfect Match with LIVALL Helmet Los Angeles, United States, Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On 14th September, Apple hosted a new product launch event in China and attracted wide attention. The new Apple Watch Series 4 improves its sense of security with fall detection and emergency SOS, a feature of all-round intelligent protection that aroused heat discussion. In this day, with the maturity of technology and its penetration into people’s daily life, better product and service is an inevitable…

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