Volkswagen says that Quantum computing technology could help come up with a “chemical blueprint” that will speed up development and production of electric vehicle batteries. The technology, according to VW, can analyze and build a specialized and customized car battery for future green cars.
For the past few months, Miami has been a testing ground for Ford’s autonomous vehicles. The test isn’t over yet; Ford is now running a food delivery test using their self-driving vans in the same state.
Byton, a Chinese EV startup company has announced the acquisition of $500 million after the completion of series B round of funding. The funds put them in a strong financial position as they come closer to achieving their goal to have massive production of electric vehicles by the end of 2019.
Daimler has introduced two all-electric trucks to counter the Tesla Semi: the eCascadia and eM2 are designed specifically for the North American market.
Tesla is updating its Autopilot feature and by August all the Tesla vehicles with autonomous functionality will be able to self-drive with your hands off the wheel.
Faraday Future is finally making some progress on their plans to deliver their first supercar by December this year.