Published on 18.02.2015
Volvo Cars, the Swedish Transport Administration and the Norwegian Public Roads Administration are working together on a project to enable cars to share information about conditions that relate to road friction (such as icy patches). The information will be shared through a cloud-based network – a revolutionary approach to improving traffic safety. And with the test fleet now expanding from about 50 cars to 1000, the project is moving rapidly towards its goal of making the technology available to customers within a few years’ time.
Published on 12.02.2015
After entering the Irish and British market late last year through an import agreement with the Irish Harris group, the Chinese bus manufacturer Higer now also has foot on the ground in Italy, through a distribution agreement with DGI of Gussago (Bs).
Published on 29.01.2015
BYD Motors Inc. has officially unveiled the world's first long range, 100% Battery Electric Over the Road Coach Bus. This first electric coach, named the BYD C9, is a two-axle, 40' coach with the seating capacity to carry 47 people at highway speed for over 190 miles.
Published on 23.01.2015
With the official delivery of 80 Golden Dragon buses powered by FPT Industrial’s Euro VI compliant Cursor 9 engines to an Israeli customer, also the long-term Cooperation between Xiamen Golden Dragon and FPT was launched. An event which marks the first mass produced Euro VI coach export from this Chinese bus manufacturer.
Published on 10.01.2015
At more than 550 miles of piloted highway driving with journalists behind the wheel, Audi is demonstrating the era of automated driving is nearly here. The long-distance test drive of the Audi A7 piloted driving concept car showed that unprecedented performance can be achieved with series production technology. The drive took place from Silicon Valley, California to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the International CES 2015 (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the world’s most important electronics trade shows. The Audi A7 piloted driving concept will drive more than 550 miles, approximately 900 kilometres.