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Paul Lienert

Hyundai expects new family of Ioniq vehicles to drive global EV sales

Aug 10 2020

Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co is creating a family of electric vehicles it will sell under the Ioniq brand as part of its drive to become the world's third-largest seller of EVs by 2025, the company said on Sunday.

Electric vehicle charge network ChargePoint bags $127 million from investors

Aug 05 2020

ChargePoint, one of the world's oldest and largest electric vehicle charging networks, has closed on a $127 million funding round, much of it from existing investors, the company said on Wednesday.

New Ford CEO Farley eyes expansion into tech fields

Aug 04 2020

Ford Motor Co's incoming Chief Executive Jim Farley said on Tuesday he wants to expand the automaker's operations into related technology fields, including software, fleet management and electric vehicle charging.

Volkswagen sees Amazon-built ‘industrial cloud’ as future B2B marketplace

Jul 23 2020

Volkswagen AG , Europe’s largest automaker, is expanding its cloud-based software and data portal, aiming to develop it into an industry-wide marketplace where business customers can buy and sell industrial applications, the company said on Thursday.

Bosch creates single unit to oversee software, systems development

Jul 21 2020

Germany’s Robert Bosch GmbH, the world’s largest auto parts supplier, said on Tuesday it is consolidating its software and electronics expertise in a single division, in order to get new digitalized vehicle functions on the road significantly faster.

'Hands free': Automakers race to next level of not quite self-driving cars

Jul 15 2020

DETROIT Autopilot, ProPilot, CoPilot: Automakers have many names for new systems that allow for hands-free driving, but no safety or performance standards to follow as they roll out the most significant changes to vehicle technology in a generation.

Daimler and Nvidia team up to close tech gap to Tesla

Jun 24 2020

FRANKFURT Having pulled ahead in the race to develop a software-based vehicle operating system, U.S. electric car pioneer Tesla faces a new challenge from an alliance of German luxury carmaker Daimler and U.S. computer graphics specialist Nvidia.

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