Mobility Matrix Weekly Dispatch: Connected Car, Autonomous Car, Shared Mobility, Clean Mobility

Mobility Matrix Weekly Dispatch

Here is all that happened in the field of Mobility this week:


โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐‡๐จ๐ง๐๐š ๐ญ๐จ ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐†๐จ๐จ๐ ๐ฅ๐žโ€™๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง-๐ฏ๐ž๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ฅ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ง๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž ๐ข๐ง๐ญ๐จ ๐š๐ง ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ-๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐ฆ๐จ๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ฌ

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐Œ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐๐ฌ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ข๐ง ๐‹๐š๐ฌ ๐•๐ž๐ ๐š๐ฌ

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐†๐Œ ๐ข๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐Œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐šย 

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐Œ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ž๐๐ž๐ฌ-๐๐ž๐ง๐ณ ๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ง๐ž๐ซ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐€๐ฎ๐ญ๐จ๐ฆ๐จ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐‚๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐ฒ (๐€๐‚๐‚)

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐„.๐Ž๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐•๐จ๐ฅ๐ค๐ฌ๐ฐ๐š๐ ๐ž๐ง ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ฅ๐š๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ ๐„.๐Ž๐ ๐ƒ๐ซ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž ๐๐จ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐๐€๐‚๐‚๐€๐‘, ๐…๐ž๐๐„๐ฑ, ๐€๐ฎ๐ซ๐จ๐ซ๐š ๐ฅ๐š๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ก ๐š ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ฉ๐ข๐ฅ๐จ๐ญ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐š๐ฎ๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐จ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ซ๐ฎ๐œ๐ค๐ฌ

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐…๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‘๐ž๐๐ฐ๐จ๐จ๐ ๐Œ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐จ๐ซ๐ค ๐จ๐ง ๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐„๐• ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐œ๐ก๐š๐ข๐ง ๐ข๐ง ๐”๐’

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐…๐จ๐ฑ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐ฎ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐„๐•๐ฌ

โ–ถ๏ธŽ๐“๐ž๐ฌ๐ฅ๐š’๐ฌ ๐…๐’๐ƒ ๐๐ž๐ญ๐š ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž

โ–ถ๏ธŽ๐…๐จ๐ซ๐, ๐€๐ซ๐ ๐จ ๐€๐ˆ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐–๐š๐ฅ๐ฆ๐š๐ซ๐ญ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฅ๐š๐ฎ๐ง๐œ๐ก ๐š๐ง ๐š๐ฎ๐ญ๐จ๐ง๐จ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฏ๐ž๐ก๐ข๐œ๐ฅ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฅ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐žย 

โ–ถ๏ธŽ ๐†๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ ๐Œ๐จ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ข๐ง ๐Ž๐œ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ข๐ข

News in Detail:

Honda to integrate Googleโ€™s in-vehicle connected service into an all-new models

Honda to integrate Googleโ€™s in-vehicle connected service into an all-new model that will come to market in the second half of 2022 in North America. The companies have been been collaborating since 2015 with the broader automotive industry to introduce the Android1 platform to automobiles.

Key functions of Google built-in will be a) Voice assistant: Using Google Assistant installed to the on-board Display Audio, b)Navigation: integrating Google Maps to the vehicle, the familiar and personalized maps, c) In-vehicle apps: With Google Play, users can easily enjoy and download their favorite apps.

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Motional expands presence in Las Vegas

Motional plans to expand its presence in Las Vegas before launching its commercial robotaxi service in 2023. According to a report by The Verge, The company is tripling the size of its closed-course testing facility, doubling its operations center, and hiring over 100 new employees. The larger testing facility will allow for โ€œfour timesโ€ the volume of testing.

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GM invests in Momenta

General Motors will invest $300 million in Momenta to accelerate the development of next-generation self-driving technologies for future GM vehicles in China.

The autonomous driving technology company, Momenta, is working on a unique scalable path toward full autonomous driving by combining a data-driven approach with iterating algorithms โ€“ referred to as its โ€œflywheel approachโ€ – as well as a โ€œtwo-legโ€ product strategy focusing on both Mpilot, its mass-production-ready highly autonomous driving solutions, and MSD (Momenta Self-Driving) targeting full autonomy.

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Mercedes-Benz new partner of Automotive Cells Company (ACC)

Stellantis, TotalEnergies and Mercedes-Benz have entered into agreements to welcome Mercedes-Benz as a new partner of Automotive Cells Company (ACC). Founded in August 2020 ACC’s ambition is to become the European market leader for car batteries that allow clean and efficient mobility for all.

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E.ON and Volkswagen have launched E.ON Drive Booster

E.ON and Volkswagen have launched E.ON Drive Booster. The product makes fast charging easier and more affordable for operators and customers. As a flexible fast charger, it requires no civil engineering work or adjustments to the grid connection and can charge two electric vehicles simultaneously with 150 kW. This means the expansion of a dense public network of fast-charging stations โ€“ as is essential for the future success of e-mobility โ€“ can become a reality much sooner than was previously assumed.

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PACCAR, FedEx, Aurora launch a commercial pilot of autonomous trucks

PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, an autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx, a well known logistics companies, to launch a commercial pilot of autonomous trucks in linehaul trucking operations. This is claimed to be one of the first collaboration of its kind between a truck manufacturer, an autonomous technology developer and a logistics providear. Soon, PACCARโ€™s autonomously enabled trucks configured with the Aurora autonomous Driver will haul FedEx loads between Dallas and Houston, a 500-mile round trip, along the I-45 corridor. The trucks will operate autonomously, with a backup driver for additional safety.

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Ford and Redwood Materials work on localising EV supply chain in US

Ford Motor Company and Redwood Materials, a battery materials company, have announced a collaborating. The companies will work together to make electric vehicles more sustainable and affordable for Americans by localizing the complex supply chain network, creating recycling options for end-of-life vehicles, ramping lithium-ion recycling and increasing U.S. battery production. As part of Fordโ€™s plan to invest more than $30 billion in electrification through 2025 and to further advance their joint business opportunities, Ford has invested $50 million in Redwood to help expand Redwoodโ€™s manufacturing footprint.

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Foxconn to manufacture EVs

Smartphone manufacturing giant Foxconn and PTT PLC, Thailandโ€™s national oil supplier plan to start an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Thailand. According to a report by Tech Crunch, The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on EV production form a JV. PTT owning 60% of the joint venture and Foxconn owning the remaining 40%. The initial production capacity the facility will be around 50,000 units, which is planned to be expanded three times by 2030.

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Tesla’s FSD Beta update

Tesla is making software update FSD Beta v10.0.1 more widely available starting September 24. The update offers the owners who have paid for full self-driving (FSD) the beta software through a โ€œbeta request button.โ€

The drivers for this will have to share their driving behavior data with the company that will be monitored for seven days. If the company finds the behavior as good the beta access will be granted.

It is known that Tesla vehicles come standard with Autopilot, which is a set of driver assistance features. FSD allows features such has parking, summon, navigate on Autopilot. The owners have to currently pay $10,000 for this.

The latest FSD Beta is a Level 2 driver assistance system that promises to automate driving on highways and city streets. But the drivers will have to pay attention, ready to take control of the wheel at any moment.

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Ford, Argo AI and Walmart to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service

Ford, Argo AI and Walmart are working together on the testing and development of self-driving technology. The companies plan to launch an autonomous vehicle delivery service operating in in Miami, Austin, Texas, and Washington, D.C.

The service will deliver Walmart orders to customers using Ford self-driving test vehicles equipped with the Argo AI Self-Driving System.ย  Argoโ€™s cloud-based infrastructure, designed to work with business operations, will be used to integrate with Walmartโ€™s online ordering platform to route orders and schedule package deliveries to customersโ€™ homes.

The collaboration is special as it brings together a self-driving technology provider with an automotive manufacturer with one of the worldโ€™s largest retailers. The commercial service will be available to Walmart customers within defined service areas of the three markets and will expand over time, with initial integration testing slated to begin later this year.

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General Motors invests in Oculii

General Motors has made investment in Oculii through its venture capital arm. The automaker has invested โ€œmillions of dollarsโ€ in the startup according to a report in Reuters.

Oculii is a U.S. startup maker of software for radar sensors used in self-driving cars. The company is known for its low-cost software that promises to boost the resolution of radars. GMโ€™s intention behind this investment is to scale up its partially automated vehicles and full self-driving cars

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