Volvo selects BlackBerry QNX dynamic software platform
BlackBerry has announced that Volvo Group has selected BlackBerry QNX as the foundational software for its main domain controller ECUs in more than 300,000 heavy vehicles Volvo Group manufactures every year.
BlackBerry IVY innovation fund to drive transportation
BlackBerry has announced the establishment of the BlackBerry IVY Innovation Fund to help data-driven automotive ecosystem providers turbocharge their innovation and bring new products and applications to market using BlackBerry's Intelligent Vehicle Data Platform, BlackBerry IVY.
Elevating data analytics in Formula 1
Red Bull Racing, the four-time Formula 1 World Champion team, has chosen Oracle as its official cloud infrastructure partner. Red Bull will leverage the machine learning and data analytics capabilities of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to optimise the way data is used across its business; from on-track activities to putting more information in the hands of the Team&rsqu...
BASELABS and Vector sign agreement for ADAS software
Vector has distributed the software BASELABS Create Embedded from the Chemnitz-based developer of sensor fusion internationally as part of its ADAS product portfolio. Both companies signed a cooperation agreement for this purpose in January 2021. The two software companies have already been collaborating since 2014 with the goal of creating a joint offering for the development of driver assistance systems and automated driving.
3,000km navigation-assisted autonomous driving expedition
XPeng has announced the consolidated results for its 3,000km navigation-assisted autonomous driving expedition, reportedly China’s longest real highway autonomous driving challenge by mass-produced vehicles.
Facilitating the electric vehicle revolution
The global Electric Vehicle (EV) market has grown significantly in the last 20 years and, now, the UK has committed to banning the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. This is welcome news, but a question remains. How can we power EVs without relying on energy from the national grid? Here Franky So, Chief Technology Officer of Nextgen Nano, explains how advancements in solar nanotechnology could facilitate the surging demand for...
TomTom launches GO Discover 7-inch HD satnav
TomTom (TOM2), the location technology specialist, has launched the TomTom GO Discover – a quick and powerful navigation device – with a new 7-inch high-definition (HD) touchscreen display. Squinting at the dashboard for navigation assistance is now a thing of the past.
HORIBA MIRA TOGG partner for electric SUV
TOGG has announced it will be working with UK-based engineering consultancy, HORIBA MIRA, as a key partner during the development of its pioneering electric SUV. The battery electric SUV unveiled last year, is Turkey’s first home-bred vehicle and represents the culmination of Turkey’s progress in industrial technology. It is one of two electric vehicles announced by the automaker, with a C-Sedan concept also announced.
Complete power and functional safety solution for R-Car V3H SoC
Renesas Electronics has announced a new power and functional safety solution for systems based on the R-Car V3H System-on-Chip (SoC) for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) automotive front cameras and driver monitor cameras.
Commercial EV charging points the way to green driving
Late last year, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his green plan to ban new cars and vans, powered wholly by petrol and diesel, in the UK from 2030. That November announcement has highlighted a range of possibilities and challenges for designers, manufacturers and distributors of EV charging solutions such as Solid State Group, to ensure the Prime Minister’s vision is a success.