These initial customer shipments are the first heavy-duty additions to the 30-vehicle Freightliner Innovation Fleet that will test the integration of battery electric trucks into large-scale fleet operations.
According to new research, lithium-ion battery prices should fall at an average annual rate of 6.5% for the next decade, brought about by growing demand for stationary energy storage and EVs, and a resulting increase in manufacturing.
The North American autonomous car market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17% from 2023 to 2030 to reach a value of over $52 billion by 2030, according to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com.
The editors of Autonomous Vehicle Technology asked top executives of vehicle technology and built environment thought leaders to contribute the latest thinking on the future, benefits, and challenges for vehicle autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and mobility services—as well as the broader transportation ecosystem.
Paul Doherty, Chairman and CEO of The Digit Group, discusses the innovative public private partnership Intelligent Transit plan for forward-thinking Nashville.
July 22, 2019
After conducting research and development to discover the best offering for Smart Cities developments, it was found that none of the current worldwide automotive manufacturers meet Smart Cities’ needs.
In addition to commercial vans and medium pickups announced earlier, VW will join Ford in investing in Argo AI for AVs, and Ford will use VW’s Modular Electric Toolkit for at least one high-volume fully electric vehicle for Europe in 2023.
Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG announced they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles (EVs) and autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the hopes of positioning both companies to better serve customers and improve their competitiveness and cost/capital efficiencies.
Check out the August 2019 issue of AVT, features AVTech Futures, for which top executives dicuss the future of vehicle technology and the built environment; AVT’s annual Buyers Guide for the ecosystem of autonomous, connected, and electrified vehicle technology as well as new-mobility services; and a report on the Ford and Volkswagen alliance including electric and autonomous vehicles.