Automobile

Free Now postpones Romania exit

The Free Now passenger transport service, operated by the company Clever Tech, has decided “for commercial reasons” to postpone its exit from the Romanian market, originally scheduled for June 30, to a date that has not yet been set. Romania-insider.com reported, stating profit.ro† Clever Tech announced on May 25 that it would end the Free …

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UK automotive sector faces competitive threat from energy price hikes – SMMT

British carmakers are calling for urgent action against rising costs as a new analysis by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) shows businesses will see a GBP 90 million rise in energy bills this year – equivalent to more than 2,500 jobs in the automotive industry – as costs increase by 50%. The …

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Renault teams with digital specialist on new data collection service

Credit: Peshkova/Shutterstock Renault Group and Atos have launched ID@scale (Industrial Data @ Scale), a new industrial data collection service to support manufacturing companies in achieving Industry 4.0. ID@S enables manufacturers to collect and structure data from industrial equipment to improve operational excellence and product quality. ID@scale, developed by the car manufacturer and already in use …

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Electric Vehicle: NITI Aayog proposes regulatory framework for electric mobility

NITI Aayog has proposed a regulatory framework for electric mobility, even as it forecasts sales of electric two-wheelers in India will increase to 22.01 million in 2031, from 0.23 million in 2021 if demand incentives persist after 2024 and battery costs fall while power increases due to a significant improvement in technology. “At some point …

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Skoda tests 5G network for smarter production process

Skoda argues that 5G’s ultra-fast and reliable data transmission technology opens up new manufacturing possibilities. Volkswagen Group brand Skoda, in partnership with Vodafone, has launched a mobile private 5G network on its Mladá Boleslav site. Skoda states that the ultra-fast and reliable data transmission technology opens up new production possibilities. The pilot project aims to …

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Volta Trucks completes first customer evaluation of the full-electric Volta Zero

Volta Trucks, the leading and pioneering manufacturer and service provider of all-electric commercial vehicles, has completed its first evaluation and feedback sessions for customers of the Volta Zero Design Verification prototype Volta Trucks, the leading and pioneering manufacturer and service provider of all-electric commercial vehicles, has completed its first evaluation and feedback sessions for customers …

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SAIC unveils modular EV platform

SAIC Group, China’s largest automaker and joint venture partner with VW and GM, has unveiled a new dedicated electric vehicle (EV) platform that will strengthen the company’s position in the fast-growing global EV market. The modular platform, called Xingyun (Nebula), is said to be the first of its kind among mainstream Chinese car manufacturers and …

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Renault Group and Atos launch a unique service to collect large-scale manufacturing data and accelerate Industry 4.0

A strategic partnership to develop and market a unique technology solution for the large-scale collection and analysis of production data Renault Group and Atos launch ID@scale (Industrial Data @ Scale), a new industrial data collection service to support manufacturing companies in their digital journey towards Industry 4.0. “ID@S” (Industrial Data @ Scale) allows manufacturers to …

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