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23 Jan 2017

ALSTOM INVESTS IN DRIVERLESS VEHICLE EASY MILE

ALSTOM INVESTS IN DRIVERLESS VEHICLE EASY MILE French urban public transport equipment manufacturer Alstom is investing $14.8 million, and thus taking a minority stake, in EasyMile, an innovative start-up company developing the EZ10 electric driverless shuttle. The investment forms part of the start-up’s ongoing capital increase.
In parallel, Alstom and EasyMile have signed a commercial partnership agreement aiming at joining their forces to provide integrated solutions for urban transportation. Alstom will be present at EasyMile’s board.

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09 Jan 2017

VOLVO AND INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE TIE-UP FOR SMOOTH AND CLEAN TRANSPORT

An MoU in this regard was signed between Volvo Group India and IISc earlier this month that will allow IISc scientists and Volvo engineers to look at developing such a sophisticated communication system as well as video analytics. This will be facilitated through a scientifically elaborate method of vehicle movement on state and national highways, called ‘platooning’.

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04 Jan 2017

LUXEMBOURG INAUGURATES ELECTRIC-HYBRID BUS INFRASTRUCTURE

Twelve Volvo 7900 plug-in hybrid electric buses and OppCharge open standard-based fast-charging infrastructure, from ABB, have been inaugurated in Bertrange, south-west of Luxembourg, for operation by operator Sales-Lentz.
The charging station, installed at the bus route termination by Bertrange railway station, has been designed to fully charge the new buses in three to six minutes, delivering 150kW of power (upgradeable to 300kW and 450kW).

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